Herrick, William Perry (1794 -1876)

Probably the stamp of William Perry Herrick (1794 1876) of Beaumanor Park, Leicestershire, only son of Thomas Bainbrigge Herrick of Gray's Inn (1754 1824), and Mary, only daughter of James Perry, of Erdesley Park, Herefordshire. He was educated at University College, Oxford, where he took his M.A. He was called to the Bar, and was Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant for Leicestershire, Deputy Lieutenant for Staffordshire, and High Sheriff for Leicestershire in 1835. He inherited Beaumanor Park from his uncle, William Herrick, in 1832. He married, 13 August 1862, Sophia, youngest daughter of Jonathan Henry Christie, of Lincoln's Inn. At his death, 15 February 1876, he devised Beaumanor to his wife for life. She died in 1915, when it passed to William Montague Curzon, who assumed the additional name and arms of Herrick by Royal Licence 13 November 1915.

Seat / Residence(s): Beaumanor Park, Leicestershire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Herrick (Stamp 1) Title: Herrick, William Perry (1794 - 1876) (Stamp 1)
Arms: A fess vair
Crest: A bull's head couped at the neck
Dimensions (height x width): 50mm x 27mm
Heraldic Charges: bull's head, Heraldic Charges: fess