Osborn, Danvers, Sir, 3rd Baronet, of Chicksands (1715 -1753)

Sir Danvers Osborn, 3rd Bart of Chicksands Priory in Bedfordshire, was the 2nd, but eldest surviving son of John Osborn, eldest son of Sir John Osborne [sic], 2nd Bart, and his first wife Sarah Byng, daughter of Admiral Sir George Byng, 1st Viscount Torrington. Born 17 November 1715, he succeeded his grandfather in 1720, was Member of Parliament for Bedfordshire 1747 53, Colonel of the Bedford Regiment, which he embodied, under the Duke of Cumberland, to serve in the 45 rebellion, married, 25 September 1740, Lady Mary Montagu, 3rd daughter of the 1st Earl of Halifax, and was Governor of New York in 1753, dying there on the 27 December that year. He was succeeded by his eldest son George. Danvers, Massachusetts is called after Sir Danvers Osborn. Books from his library were sold in London in 1936.

Seat / Residence(s): Chicksands Priory, Bedfordshire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Osborn, Danvers, Sir, 3rd Baronet, of Chicksands (1715 - 1753) (Stamp 1) Crest: A lion's head erased ducally crowned
Arms: A bend sable between two lions rampant on a canton the hand of Ulster
Coronet: Baronet
Heraldic Charges: bend between, Heraldic Charges: canton, on a, Heraldic Charges: hand of Ulster, Heraldic Charges: lion's head, Heraldic Charges: lions rampant (2)
Crest: A lion's head erased ducally crowned
Arms: A bend sable between two lions rampant on a canton the hand of Ulster
Coronet: Baronet
Heraldic Charges: bend between, Heraldic Charges: canton, on a, Heraldic Charges: hand of Ulster, Heraldic Charges: lion's head, Heraldic Charges: lions rampant (2)