The Confirmation was on the basis of his descent from the Rev’d Thomas Sheridan (b.1687 d.1738) who married Elizabeth McFadden the only daughter and heiress of Charles McFadden of Quilea, County Cavan. The Confirmation is signed by Thomas Ulick Sadleir, Deputy Ulster King of Arms.
Arms: 1st & 4th Argent a lion rampant between three trefoils Vert (for Sheridan) 2nd & 3rd Pean a talbot passant Argent (for McFadden).
Crest: Out of a ducal coronet Or a stag’s head proper.
Motto: Cervus Lacessitus Leone