Eden, Frederick Morton, Sir, 2nd Baronet (1766 -1809)

Sir Frederick Morton Eden, 2nd Baronet of Maryland, was the eldest son of Sir Robert Eden, 1st Baronet, of Ashted Surrey, Governor of Maryland (d.1784) and Caroline Calvert, sister and coheir of the last Lord Baltimore. Educated at Christ Church, Oxford, where he matriculated 19 April 1783, aged 16, and took his B.A. in 1787, and his M.A. in 1789, he became a Barrister of the Middle Temple in 1791, and was one of the founders and latterly the Chairman of the Globe Insurance Company. He married, 10 January 1792, Anne, daughter and heir of James Paul Smith, of New Bond Street. In 1797 he published a three-volume study of the poor of England under the title The state of the poor or A history of the labouring classes in England and in 1800 An estimate of the number of inhabitants in Great Britain and Ireland. A classified catalogue of his library was printed in 1806.

Seat / Residence(s): Windlestone Hall, Durham
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Title: Eden, Frederick Morton, Sir, 2nd Baronet (1766 - 1809) (Stamp 1)
Crest: An arm in armour embowed couped at the shoulder holding a garb bendways
Dimensions (height x width): 18mm x 15mm
Monogram: F M E
Heraldic Charges: arm, Heraldic Charges: garb