Napier, James (1741 -1815)

According to Edward Gordon Duff, George Smith and F. B. Benger, this is the stamp of James Napier of Mollance. The following details come from his tombstone in the kirkyard of Crossmichael, in which parish Mollance stands. James Napier of Waterside in Dumfriesshire died at Mollance in Kirkcudbrightshire 11 March 1815 in his 75th year. His widow Margaret McNish daughter of Bowhouse of Terregles died 27 November 1829 age 89. His son John Napier of Mollance died in Longtown in Cumberland 20 January 1852, age 79 and is buried in the episcopal burying ground there.

Seat / Residence(s): Mollance, Dumfries and Galloway
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Napier, James (1741-1815)  (Stamp 1) Title: Napier, James (1741 - 1815) (Stamp 1)
Crest: A cubit arm in pale holding a crescent
Motto: Sans tache
Dimensions (height x width): 20mm x 17mm
Monogram: J N
Heraldic Charges: arm, Heraldic Charges: crescent