Scott-Gatty, Alfred, Sir, Garter of Arms (1847 -1918)

Alfred Scott-Gatty was born in Ecclesfield, now part of Sheffield, the son of Alfred Gatty of Bellerby, Yorkshire , a Vicar serving in Ecclesfield, and his wife Margaret Scott. He was educated at Marlborough and Christ's College, Cambridge. In 1874 he married Elizabeth Emma, eldest daughter of John Foster of Newhall Grange, Maltby, Yorkshire. He assumed the name of Scott-Gatty in 1892 . A Justice of the Peace and a K.C.V.O. he became Garter King of Arms in 1904. He was also a minor composer, chiefly for voices and amateur performers. After his death in 1918, his son Mr. A.J.S. Scott-Gatty presented 132 volumes of his collections to the College of Arms.

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Scott-Gatty, Alfred, Sir, Garter of Arms (1847 - 1918) (Stamp 1) Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4 per fess in chief a demi cat issuant gardant ermine in base a shinbone in bend surmounted by another in bend sinister between four fleurs-de-lys (Gatty) 2 & 3 goutty de poix on a bend cotised a mullet of six points pierced between two crescents (Scott)
Quarterings: 1 & 4 per fess in chief a demi cat issuant gardant ermine in base a shinbone in bend surmounted by another in bend sinister between four fleurs-de-lys (Gatty) 2 & 3 goutty de poix on a bend cotised a mullet of six points pierced between two crescents (Scott)
Heraldic Charges: bend cotised, on a, Heraldic Charges: cat, demi-, Heraldic Charges: crescents (2), Heraldic Charges: fleurs-de-lys (4), Heraldic Charges: goutty de poix, Heraldic Charges: mullet, Heraldic Charges: per fess, Heraldic Charges: shinbones (2)