Hulkes, James (1769 -1821)

James Hulkes, a friend of Charles Dickens, was Member of Parliament for Rochester in 1802. He married Jane Sarah Collins. In his obituary which appeared in the Gentleman's Magazine 29 January 1821, it reports that de died at Tovil, near Maidstone, in his fifty-second year. The arms of Hulkes are described as Argent three piles sable one issuing out of the chief between two others reversed., with a crest of A stag's head [couped] proper attired sable gorged with a chaplet vert between the horns a sun or. The same arms were used by the family of Hulse.

Seat / Residence(s): Rochester, Kent
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Hulkes, James (1769 - 1821) (Stamp 1) Title: Hulkes, James (1769 - 1821) (Stamp 1)
Crest: A stag's head couped wreathed, between the attires the sun in splendour
Dimensions (height x width): 16mm x 12mm
Heraldic Charges: stag's head couped, Heraldic Charges: sun