Giles, James -1866)

James Giles, of Kailzie in Peebleshire, was the son of James Giles, Merchant of London, and grandson of John Giles, merchant of Leith. He bought Kailzie from the trustees of Robert Nutter Campbell in 1841 for £43,000. On 13 May 1850, he was granted by Lord Lyon the arms Gules on a cross between four uncovered cups or, four lions heads affronty proper on a chief or three pelicans sable. Crest Out of a chalice or three pansy flowers proper. Motto Pensez a moi. Lyon Register v,12. He died in 1866 and the following year his trustees sold the estate to the trustees of James Black, a Glasgow merchant

Seat / Residence(s): Kailzie, Peeblesshire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Giles, James (1866)  (Stamp 1) Title: Giles, James (Stamp 1)
Crest: Out of an urn three pansies
Motto: Pensez a moi
Dimensions (height x width): 29mm x 18mm
Heraldic Charges: pansies (3), Heraldic Charges: urn