Hewitt Aucher ca.1687-1726

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Hewitt AUCHER ca.1687-1726

Biographical Note

Born circa 1687 at Canterbury, Kent. He was the son of Sir Anthony Aucher, 1st Bart. and Elizabeth Hewytt. He died on 26 May 1726, unmarried. He was buried on 4 June 1726 at Bourne, Kent.

He succeeded as the 3rd Baronet Aucher, of Bishopsbourne, Kent in March 1694/95.1 He matriculated at St. John's College, Cambridge University on 9 May 1700.

On his death, the baronetcy became extinct.


Used an engraved bookplate:

Franks 959: Aucher, Sr. H., of Borne Place in the county of Kent, Bart. (Arms. Aucher quartering St. Leger, Potyn, Ottringden and Collet.) Two states of this plate are known, both occurring in the 1724 edition of Gwillims Heraldry)


  • Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903.