Kinnear, John Gardiner (1794 -1865)

John Gardiner Kinnear was the second son of George Kinnear, of Edinburgh, and Fearne, daughter of John Gardiner M.D., President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. He married Mary, daughter of Alexander Smith, an Edinburgh banker, and his eldest son, Alexander Smith Kinnear, Dean of the Faculty of Advocates 1881 1882, and a Lord of Session, was created Baron Kinnear in 1897. John Gardiner Kinnear was a member of the ill fated firm of bankers, Thomas Kinnear & Sons, which collapsed in 1833. He afterwards worked for Henry Watson & Co., merchants of Glasgow, and was Secretary of the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce. His library was sold by Thorpe about 1825

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Kinnear, John Gardiner (1794 - 1865) (Stamp 1) Motto: Spem fortuna alit
Crest: An anchor
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. Sable on a bend or three Canary [Kinnearie] birds a bordure or (Kinnear) 2 & 3. Argent on a fret gules four hearts, in the interstices roses (Gardiner)
Quarterings: 1 & 4. Sable on a bend or three Canary [Kinnearie] birds a bordure or (Kinnear) 2 & 3. Argent on a fret gules four hearts, in the interstices roses (Gardiner)
Heraldic Charges: anchor, Heraldic Charges: bend, on a, Heraldic Charges: bordure, Heraldic Charges: canaries (3), Heraldic Charges: fret, on a, Heraldic Charges: hearts (4), Heraldic Charges: rose
Kinnear, John Gardiner (1794 - 1865) (Stamp 2) Arms: Sable on a bend or three Canary [Kinnearie] birds a bordure or (Kinnear) impaling Or a saltire gules between four crescents (Smith)
Impalement: Or a saltire gules between four crescents (Smith)
Heraldic Charges: anchor, Heraldic Charges: bend, on a, Heraldic Charges: canaries (3), Heraldic Charges: crescents (4), Heraldic Charges: saltire between