Thursday, 2 October 2008

James Hustler

James Hustler, of Acklam, High Sheriff of Yorkshire in 1736

(in Cleveland in the North Riding of the County of Yorke, Esq. 1730)

He was he son of Sir William Hustler (1658 – 1730) and Dame Anne Wentworth. His great grandfather and namesake was a cloth merchant of Bridlington who purchased the Acklam Grange in 1637, from Sir Matthew Boynton.

He married Elizabeth, dau and coheiress of James Booth, Esq. And d.s.p.

F. 15.820 - Early Armorial (the plate of Sir William Hustler dated 1702, altered)

Arms (as granted to his father in 1727): Argent, on a fess, az., between two martletts, sa., three fleur-de-lis, or.

Crest: A Talbot, sejant, arg., gorged with a collar, az., thereon three fleur-de-lis, or.

According to the Frank's Catalogue Sir James Hustler had another bookplate (F. 15821) with the same inscription but in Jacobean style.

Sources: http://www.tomorrows-history.com/CommunityProjects/PL0100040001/acklam1.htm

Burke’s Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland ..., Harrison, 1858, p. 606;

John Walker Ord, History and Antiquities of Cleveland: Comprising the Wapentake of East and West Langbargh, North Riding, County York, Simpkin and Marshall, 1846, pp. 528-529;

Walter Hamilton, Dated Book-plates (Ex Libris) with a Treatise on Their Origin and Development: With a Treatise on Their Origin and Development, A. & C. Black, 1895

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