Yonge, Charles (1781 -1830)

The Reverend Charles Yonge was the second son of the Reverend Duke Yonge, Vicar of Cornwood in Devon and Rector of Newton Ferrers, and Catherine, daughter of Thomas Crawley Boevey, of Flaxley Abbey in Gloucestershire. He was educated at Eton College and King's College, Cambridge, where he matriculated at Easter 1800, took his B.A. in 1804, his M.A. in 1807, and was a Fellow of the College 1802 1811. He married, 4 December 1810, Elizabeth, daughter of Joseph Lord, of Pembroke. Assistant Master at Eton 1803 1829, and Lower Master 1829 1830. The stamp appears on leaving books given by him. A portion of his library was sold at auction by R.H. Evans 27 February 1832.

Library Auction Details: R.H. Evans (27 February 1832)
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Yonge, Charles (1781 - 1830) (Stamp 1) Title: Yonge, Charles (1781 - 1830) (Stamp 1)
Crest: A stag's head couped charged with four annulets between two fern branches
Dimensions (height x width): 40mm x 23mm
Monogram: C Y
Heraldic Charges: annulets (4), Heraldic Charges: ferns, Heraldic Charges: stag's head couped