Barnard, Benjamin -1848)

The arms are almost certainly those of Barnard, and those of the impalement are Bolland having been granted to John Bolland of Clapham about 1810. Probably the arms of Benjamin Barnard Esq. who was a member of the Roxburghe Club 1834-1848, to which he left a collection of fifty-nine books. It is believed that Benjamin Barnard took art lessons from J.M.W. Turner.

Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Barnard, Benjamin (1848) (Stamp 1) Title: Barnard, Benjamin (Stamp 1)
Arms: Argent a bear rampant sable muzzled (Barnard?)
Crest: A demi bear sable muzzled
Motto: Spero meliora
Dimensions (height x width): 67mm x 49mm
Impalement: Per pale or and gules three roundels counterchanged (Dabbitot or Bolland)
Heraldic Charges: bear, Heraldic Charges: bear, demi-, Heraldic Charges: roundels (3)
Barnard, Benjamin (1848)  (Stamp 2) Title: Barnard, Benjamin (Stamp 2)
Crest: A demi bear sable muzzled
Dimensions (height x width): 19mm x 18mm
Heraldic Charges: bear, demi-