Wednesday, 28 March 2007

Thomas Jelf Powys Bookplate

Thomas Jelf Powys (d. abt 1832) of Berwick House, Salop, Shropshire and Moreton Hall, Cheshire

He was the son of Edward Powys (1710-1760) and Catherine Jelff and married Anne Cooper (b. abt. 1754 – d. 1832). One of his daughters Anne Catherine Powys (c. 1771- 1852) married (1791) Major-General William Robert Basil Feilding, viscount Fielding, (1760-1799), son of Basil Feilding, 6th Earl of Denbigh.

F 24005 – Festoon Armorial
Arms - Or, a lion's jamb in bend erased, between two cross crosslets fitchy, Gules.
Crest - A lions jamb erased Gules, grasping a sceptre, surmounted with a fleur de lis, Or.

See, Tim Powys-Lybbe’s website for a discussion on this bookplate and the right of the Powys, of Berwick House, Salop, to the lawful use of these arms
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1 comment:

  1. Sorry, I've changed my website and your URLs may no longer quite work.
    Can you get in touch?
    Tim Powys-Lybbe


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