Douglas-Pennant, George Sholto Gordon, 2nd Baron Penrhyn (1836 -1907)

George Douglas-Pennant was Conservative Member of Parliament for Caernarvonshire between 1866 and 1868 and 1874 and 1880, and succeeded his father in the title in 1886. He came prominently before the public in 1897 and subsequent years in connection with the long and bitter strike at his Welsh slate-quarries. Lord Penrhyn married, firstly, Pamela Blanche, daughter of Sir Charles Rushout, 2nd Baronet, in 1860. They had one son and six daughters. After his wife’s death in 1869 he married, secondly, Gertryde Jessy, daughter of Reverend Henry Glynne, in 1875. They had two sons and six daughters. Lord Penrhyn died in March 1907, aged 70, and was succeeded in the title by his eldest son, Edward. Lady Penrhyn died in 1940.

Seat / Residence(s): Penrhyn Castle, Carnarvonshire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Douglas-Pennant, George Sholto Gordon, 2nd Baron Penrhyn (1836 - 1907) (Stamp 1) Motto: Æquo animo
Crest: 1. Out of a ducal coronet an antelope’s head argent (Pennant); 2. A boar behind an oak tree, above the motto: LOCK SICKER (Douglas)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4 per bend sinister ermine and ermines, a lion rampant or, a canton sable (Pennant) 2& 3 quarterly 1 & 4 argent a human heart ensigned with a crown or, on a chief azure three mullets 2 & 3 argent three piles gules and in chief two mullets
Quarterings: 1 & 4 per bend sinister ermine and ermines, a lion rampant or, a canton sable (Pennant) 2& 3 quarterly 1 & 4 argent a human heart ensigned with a crown or, on a chief azure three mullets 2 & 3 argent three piles gules and in chief two mullets (Douglas)
Coronet: Baron
Heraldic Charges: antelope's head, Heraldic Charges: boar, Heraldic Charges: canton, Heraldic Charges: chief, on a, Heraldic Charges: coronet, ducal, out of a, Heraldic Charges: heart, Heraldic Charges: lion rampant, Heraldic Charges: mullets (2), Heraldic Charges: mullets (3), Heraldic Charges: per bend, Heraldic Charges: piles (3), Heraldic Charges: tree (oak)