Tennant, William (1805 -1848)

William Tennant, of Little Aston Hall, Shenstone, Staffordshire, was the elder son of William Tennant of Little Aston Hall, and Maria Charlotte Anderson Pelham, daughter of Charles, 1st Lord Yarborough. He was educated at Eton College and Christ Church, Oxford, where he matriculated 22 October 1801, aged eighteen, and was created an M.A., 14 March 1804. He succeeded his father in 1835. He died unmarried in 1848, and was succeeded by his second brother, Charles Edward Tennant, a Commander in the Royal Navy. The library was sold in London at auction by Samuel Leigh Sotheby & Co. 7 January 1850.

Seat / Residence(s): Little Aston Hall, Staffordshire
Library Auction Details: Samuel Leigh Sotheby & Co (7 January 1850)
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Tennant, William (1805 - 1848) (Stamp 1) Helmet: Esquire
Crest: A lion passant gardant the forefoot resting on an escutcheon ermine two bars charged with three bezants two and one
Arms: Ermine two bars charged with three bezants [roundels] two and one on a canton a chief charged with a cross patty between two martlets
Heraldic Charges: bars (2), Heraldic Charges: canton, on a, Heraldic Charges: chief on a, Heraldic Charges: cross patty, Heraldic Charges: escutcheon, Heraldic Charges: lion passant, Heraldic Charges: martlets (2), Heraldic Charges: roundels (3)
Tennant, William (1805 - 1848) (Stamp 2) Helmet: Esquire
Crest: A lion passant gardant the forefoot resting on an escutcheon ermine two bars charged with three bezants two and one
Arms: Ermine two bars charged with three bezants [roundels] two and one on a canton a chief charged with a cross patty between two martlets
Heraldic Charges: bars (2), Heraldic Charges: canton, on a, Heraldic Charges: chief, on a, Heraldic Charges: cross patty, Heraldic Charges: escutcheon, Heraldic Charges: lion passant, Heraldic Charges: martlets (2), Heraldic Charges: roundels (3)
Tennant, William (1805 - 1848) (Stamp 3) Crest: A lion passant gardant the forefoot resting on an escutcheon ermine two bars charged with three bezants two and one
Heraldic Charges: lion passant gardant, Heraldic Charges: escutcheon, Heraldic Charges: roundels (3)
Tennant, William (1805 - 1848) (Stamp 4) Monogram: W T