Loveday, Lambert (1760 -1840)

Lambert Loveday was the second son of Richard Loveday, apothecary of Hammersmith, Middlesex, and Maria Bainbridge, of Leicestershire. His first military commission was the East India Company in 1778. He rose steadily through the ranks, achieving the rank of Lieutenant- General in 1837, and senior officer in the Bengal Army. In 1804 he married Anne Louise D’Esterre who bore him two sons, one of whom was killed on active service in India.

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Loveday, Lambert (1760 - 1840) (Stamp 1) Crest: A squirrel sejant cracking a nut
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. Per pale argent and gules a double headed eagle displayed counterchanged ducally gorged (Loveday) 2 & 3. Per pale dexter Argent a chevron embattled gules between three battleaxes (Bainbrigg) sinister Argent a chevron gules between three suns in splendour (Ranson)
Quarterings: 1 & 4. Per pale argent and gules a double headed eagle displayed counterchanged ducally gorged (Loveday) 2 & 3. Per pale dexter Argent a chevron embattled gules between three battleaxes (Bainbrigg) sinister Argent a chevron gules between three suns in splendour (Ranson)
Heraldic Charges: axes (3), Heraldic Charges: chevron between, Heraldic Charges: chevron embattled, Heraldic Charges: eagle, double-headed, displayed, Heraldic Charges: squirrel, Heraldic Charges: suns (3)
Loveday, Lambert (1760 - 1840) (Stamp 2) Crest: A squirrel sejant cracking a nut
Heraldic Charges: squirrel