Wentworth, Godfrey Wentworth (1773 -1834)

Godfrey Wentworth Armitage was born 9 May 1773, the son of Sir George Armitage, and Anna Maria, daughter of Godfrey Wentworth of Woolley and Hickleton in Yorkshire. He succeeded to the estate of Woolley 18 January 1789, and assumed the name and arms of Wentworth 10 March 1789. He was Member of Parliament for Tregony, a Justice of the Peace, and a Deputy Lieutenant. He married, 12 May 1794, Amelia, daughter of Walter Ramsden Beaumont Fawkes. They had two sons and five daughters. She died 25 June 1834, and her husband on 14 September following, being succeeded by their elder son Godfrey (1797-1865).

Seat / Residence(s): Woolley Hall, Yorkshire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Wentworth, Godfrey Wentworth (1773 - 1834) (Stamp 1) Crest: A griffin statant
Heraldic Charges: griffin statant