Hanbury-Leigh, Capel (1776 -1861)

Capel Hanbury, of Pont y pool Park, Monmouth, was born 6 October 1776, the second son of John Hanbury, of Pont y pool Park, and Jane, daughter of Morgan Lewis Esq. of St Pierre in the same county. He succeeded his elder brother, John Capel Hanbury in 1796, and assumed the additional name and arms of Leigh in 1797. He served as High Sheriff, 1799, and Lord Lieutenant of Monmouthshire 1836 1861. He married, firstly, 13 April 1797, Molly Anne, only daughter of Nathaniel Myres Esq. of Neath in Glamorganshire, and widow of Sir R. H. Mackworth, Baronet.,by whom he had no children, and secondly, 20 August 1847, Emma Elizabeth, fourth daughter of Thomas Bates Rous Esq. of Courtyvala in Glamorganshire. He died 28 September 1861. His son John Capel Hanbury (1853 1921) ceased to use the name Leigh in 1864 but continued to use both crests. Many of the books have the signature of Sir R. H. Mackworth, Baronet, the first husband of Capel Hanbury Leigh's first wife.

Seat / Residence(s): Pont y pool Park, Monmouthshire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Hanbury-Leigh, Capel (1776 - 1861) (Stamp 1) Motto: Et bello et pace
, Motto: Tout vient de Dieu
Crest: Out of a mural coronet a demi lion rampant holding a battleaxe (Hanbury); A unicorn's head erased (Capel)
Heraldic Charges: axe, Heraldic Charges: coronet, mural, out of a, Heraldic Charges: lion, demi-, Heraldic Charges: unicorn's head
Hanbury-Leigh, Capel (1776 - 1861) (Stamp 2) Motto: Et bello et pace
, Motto: Tout vient de Dieu
Crest: Out of a mural coronet a demi lion rampant holding a battleaxe (Hanbury); A unicorn's head erased (Capel)
Heraldic Charges: axe, Heraldic Charges: coronet, mural, out of a, Heraldic Charges: lion, demi-, Heraldic Charges: unicorn's head