Master, Thomas William Chester (1815 -1899)

Thomas William Chester Master, of Cirencester Abbey, and Knole Park, near Bristol, in Gloucestershire, was the eldest son of Colonel William Chester Master, and Isabella Margaret, daughter of Stephen Thomas Digby. He was educated at Harrow and Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his B.A. in 1837. He was elected Member of Parliament for Cirencester 1837 1844, and was a Justice of the Peace for Gloucestershire and High Sheriff 1878. He married, 20 August 1840, Catherine Elizabeth, daughter of Sir George Cornewall, Baronet. He succeeded to the estate 20 November 1868,

Seat / Residence(s): Abbey House, Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Master, Thomas William Chester (1815 - 1899) (Stamp 1) Title: Master, Thomas William Chester (1815 - 1899) (Stamp 1)
Crest: Two serpents [snakes] erect entwined within a ring gemmed
Dimensions (height x width): 18mm x 18mm
Heraldic Charges: ring, Heraldic Charges: serpents (2)