Wilder, John (1801 -1892)

The Reverend John Wilder was the second son of John Wilder of Purley Hall and Sulham, and Harriet, daughter of the Reverend Edwards Beadon. He was a Fellow of King’s College Cambridge and Rector of Sulham, Assistant Master at Eton 1824-1840, Fellow of Eton College 1840-1885 and Vice Provost 1885-1892. He married, 26 July 1831, Mary daughter of the Reverend Gilbert Heathcote, Archdeacon of Winchester. She died 22 June 1856 and he married secondly, 10 April 1866, Mary Hood, second daughter of the Reverend G. Dean. He died 2 August 1892.

Seat / Residence(s): Purley Hall, Berkshire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Wilder, John (1801 - 1892) (Stamp 1) Motto: Virtuti moenia cedant
Crest: A wild man’s head affronty couped at the shoulders Motto VIRTUTI MOENIA CEDANT
Arms: Quarterly of six 1 & 6. Gules from a fess charged with two barrulets a demi lion (Wilder) 2. Per bend embattled argent and gules (Boyle) 3. Or two lions passant in pale between three cross crosslets fitchy (Garth) 4. Ermine on a bend azure three roses (Penrose) 5. Vert on a chevron or between three stags heads caboshed three mullets (Higford)
Quarterings: 1 & 6. Gules from a fess charged with two barrulets a demi lion (Wilder) 2. Per bend embattled argent and gules (Boyle) 3. Or two lions passant in pale between three cross crosslets fitchy (Garth) 4. Ermine on a bend azure three roses (Penrose) 5. Vert on a chevron or between three stags heads caboshed three mullets (Higford)
Heraldic Charges: barrulets (2), Heraldic Charges: bend, on a, Heraldic Charges: chevron, on a, between, Heraldic Charges: cross crosslets (3), Heraldic Charges: fess, Heraldic Charges: lion, demi-, Heraldic Charges: lions passant (2) between, Heraldic Charges: mullets (3), Heraldic Charges: per bend embattled, Heraldic Charges: roses (3), Heraldic Charges: stags heads caboshed (3)