Van Reede, William Gustaaf Frederick, 9th Earl of Athlone (1780 -1844)

William Gustaaf Frederick was born at Utrecht, 21 July 1780, the fifth son and youngest child of Frederik Christiaan Reinhart van Reede, the 5th Earl of Athlone, and Anna Elizabeth Christina, daughter of Maximilian, Baron De Tuyll Serooskerken. He married, 7 September 1814, Wendela Eleanora, daughter of Sir James Boreel, 8th Baronet. He succeeded his nephew, the 8th Earl, in 1843, and died in the following year at the Hague, without issue, when the Earldom became extinct. His widow died 30 January 1868 at Aregoor Castle in the village of Ellekom.

Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Van Reede, William Gustaaf Frederick, 9th Earl of Athlone  (1780 - 1844) (Stamp 1) Crest: A pair of wings erect each charged with two bars dancetty
Coronet: Earl
Heraldic Charges: wings (2), Heraldic Charges: bars dancetty (2)