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19 February 2008

WINCHESTER of Oakfield Lodge

Filed under: People — Stephen J F Plowman @ 12:09
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Henry Winchester, Sheriff of London, of Oakfield Lodge, Hawkhurst, Kent

Or on a cross Azure quarter pierced of the field between four mascles Gules as many crosses crosslet fitchee Argent a canton of the second charged with two swords in saltire points upwards proper pommels and hilts of the first encircled by a double chain gold.

Henry also obtained Arms for other descendents of his father, William Winchester of Malden co. Surrey;

Or on a cross Azure quarter pierced of the field between four mascles Gules as many crosses crosslet fitchee Argent.

Sources:
Grantees of Arms 3 Oct 1826 Vol XXXVI fol 97
Blazon: BGA

Family details (not necessarily complete);

1. William Winchester b.1748 m. (Sarah Clarke) d. 1820

a. Henry Winchester b.1777 m.1803 (Elizabeth Ayerst) d.1838

i. William Winchester b.1815
ii. John Winchester b.1819
iii. Sarah Winchester b.1806
iv. Elizabeth Winchester b.1809
v. Ann Winchester b.1811
vi. Mary Winchester b.1813
vii. Charlotte Winchester b.1817

b. William Winchester b.1778 d.
c. Sarah Winchester b.1775
d. Elizabeth Winchester b.1779
e. Charlotte Winchester b.1781
f. Mary Winchester b.1783
g. AnnWinchester b.1787

Source:
IGI (with “health” warning)

Unfortunately the Arms of Henry Winchester are now being “sold” by at least one online heraldic bucket shop.

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