Porcher, Charles (1800 -1863)

Charles Porcher of Clyffe in Dorset and Borough Green, Newmarket in Cambridgeshire, was the fourth son of Josias Du Pré Porcher Esq. of Winslade House in Devon, and Charlotte, second daughter of Admiral Sir William Bromley Baronet of Brighton. He matriculated at Oriel College, Oxford 13 April 1818, at the age of eighteen, taking his B. A. in 1823, his M.A. in 1824. He was called to the bar as a member of Lincoln’s Inn in 1826. He was appointed Justice of the Peace, Deputy Lieutenant, and High Sheriff of Dorset in 1846. He married, 29 May 1828, Ellinor, only daughter of Thomas Redhead of Snare Hill in Norfolk. He died in April 1863 without issue. His widow was still alive in 1890.

Seat / Residence(s): Clyffe, Dorset, Borough Green, Cambridgeshire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Porcher, Charles (1800 - 1863) (Stamp 1) Motto: Pro rege
Crest: A lion rampant charged with three bars holding a cinquefoil ermine
Arms: Per pale argent and gules barry of ten counterchanged a cinquefoil ermine (Porcher) impaling Sable a bend engrailed or between two cotises argent on a canton argent a saltire gules (Redhead)
Impalement: Sable a bend engrailed or between two cotises argent on a canton argent a saltire gules (Redhead)
Heraldic Charges: per pale, Heraldic Charges: barry (10), Heraldic Charges: cinquefoil, Heraldic Charges: bend engrailed cotised between, Heraldic Charges: canton, on a, Heraldic Charges: lion rampant, Heraldic Charges: saltire, Heraldic Charges: cinquefoil, Heraldic Charges: bars (3)