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Offline Andrew RM Hayes

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Arms of Jonathan Power Gilpin, gent of Bath
« on: Wednesday 21 June 17 16:10 BST (UK) »
Trying to find a description of the arms of a several times great uncle Jonathan Power Gilpin.
Apprenticed; 14th February 1737, to Frances Savage of Tetbury, Glos, attorney.
Later a cornet in the Duke's Dragoons.
Married 26th June 1759, Tellisford, Somerset, Frances Batchellor, groom stated as of Kington St Michael, Wiltshire.
Buried; 24th September 1790, Tellisford.
PCC will; 16th May 1787 mentions "my tea china and yellow and green ware with my arms on them". Possibly Chinese armorial ware, as his son was station in the Indies at that time. in the same paragraph he mentions silver coat buttons with a fox on them in gold. So I wondered whether they might feature on his shield or crest.

There are no Gilpins in the 1623 Heraldic Visitation of Wiltshire. His brother, James Gilpin, was Recorder of Oxford, died before 21st March 1767, when his brother, as executor, placed a notcie in the Oxford Journal.

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Re: Arms of Jonathan Power Gilpin, gent of Bath
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 15 March 18 18:30 GMT (UK) »
I have found this, Although doesn't list Jonathan. Its possible these could be the arms he was referring to or at least a version.
http://www.houghtonlespring.org.uk/gilpin/the_gilpin_crest.pdf
Dudley of Cosby, Odstone and Swepstone, Leicestershire.
Richard Dudley, Gent 1681-1746. Son of Richard Dudley, Gent 1655-1710. Son of Henry Dudley, Esq 1620-1688.  Son of Thomas Dudley, Gent & Vintner 1589-1660. Member of the Worshipful Company of Vintners.

Bent of Cosby & Littlethorpe, Leicestershire.
George Bent, Gent of Cosby 1620-1693. Grt Grt Grandson of Thomas Bent, Esq of Cosby Manor 1514-1555
John Bent, Labourer of Cosby 1701-1765. 4th Grt Grandson of Thomas Bent, Esq of Cosby Manor.

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Re: Arms of Jonathan Power Gilpin, gent of Bath
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 17 March 18 20:28 GMT (UK) »
I've attached the four entries for Gilpin found in Burke's General Armory. I cannot tell if any of them relate to the Gilpin you are looking for.

David