RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 14/33
TitleA bundle of book plates
DateLate 18th century
DescriptionA bundle of book plates 2½' wide by 3'; engraving of a coat of arms - in a shield florid; per pale, dexter, quarterly 1 & 4 sable a stag couchant argent, 2 & 3 sable a leg coupe argent; sinister, argent a bar gules between six cross crosslets fitchy gules. (Downes of Shrigley impaling .........). Crest, on a wreath argent and vert, a stag couchant

[In pencil] Peter Downes married, Elizabeth Anne daughter of John Craven of the city of London, merchant died 1781 aged 35. 1724-1791
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