Strachey, Richard (1781 -1847)

Richard Charles Strachey of Ashwick Grove, Shepton Mallet, was the son of Sir Henry Strachey, 1st Baronet (1736-1810), Private Secretary to Lord Clive; and cousin of Sir Edward Strachey, Baronet. He was a scientific man and antiquarian. He published one or two geological tracts, and also wrote a history of Somerset which has never been published. The manuscript is still at Sutton Court in the possession of Sir Edward Strachey, his descendant

Seat / Residence(s): Ashwick Grove, Somerset
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Strachey, Richard (1781 - 1847) (Stamp 1) Motto: Cœlum non animum
Crest: An eagle displayed gules charged on the breast with a cross crosslet argent
Heraldic Charges: cross crosslet, Heraldic Charges: eagle displayed