Hunter, David (1743 -1809)

David Hunter was the second son of Alexander Hunter of Blackness and Balskerry in Forfarshire. He married, in 1770, Elizabeth, daughter of John Gibson of Durie, and had twelve children. His eldest son Alexander Gibson Hunter married Anne, daughter of Alexander Gibson of Clifton Hall. His library was sold at auction in Edinburgh with that of his son 18 November 1813, a remainder being sold at Sotheby's 11 June 1907.

Seat / Residence(s): Blackness, Lothian
Library Auction Details: John Ballantyne, Edinburgh, Sotheby's (18 November 1813, 24 March 1815), (11 June 1907)
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Hunter, David (1743-1809)  (Stamp 1) Title: Hunter, David (1743 - 1809) (Stamp 1)
Arms: Argent on a chevron gules between three buglehorns a crescent between two roses impaling Gules three keys fessways in pale (Gibson)
Crest: A buglehorn
Motto: Spero
Dimensions (height x width): 22mm x 15mm
Impalement: Gules three keys fessways in pale (Gibson)
Heraldic Charges: buglehorn, Heraldic Charges: buglehorns (3), Heraldic Charges: chevron, on a, Heraldic Charges: crescent, Heraldic Charges: keys (3), Heraldic Charges: roses (2)