Hope, Henry Thomas (1808 -1862)
Henry Thomas Hope, of Deepdene in Surrey and of Trenant Park, Cornwall, was the eldest son of Thomas Hope, of Deepdene, and Louisa Beresford, youngest daughter of William de la Poer Beresford, Lord Decies, Archbishop of Tuam. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he took his M.A. in 1829, he was Member of Parliament for East Looe 1830 2 and for Gloucester 1833 41, and 1847 52. Groom of the Bedchamber to George IV, he inherited his father's considerable collections of art and of Greek vases in 1831, and purchased the Castleblayney estate in County Monaghan in 1851. He married, in 1851, Anne Adele, daughter of Joseph Bichal. He devised his estates to his widow, with remainder to his daughter, also Anne Adele, who married the 6th Duke of Newcastle. The stamp was also used by his father. The Deepdene Library was sold in London in July 1917.