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2 December 2017

Exemplification of Arms: William Bailey Partridge 1903

US based eBay vendor, sarasotabuy is offering for sale the 1903 Exemplification of Arms for William Bailey Partridge (1840-1909) of Bacton, co Herefordshire.  It is signed by Charles H Athill, Richmond Herald.

Partridge-William Bailey 1903

Arms: Chequy Argent and Sable a horse’s head erased between two escallops in bend within four bendlets engrailed Gules.
Crest: Upon three escallops Gules a horse’s head erased Sable.
Motto: Honor Virtutis Praemium

 

 

 

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21 November 2017

Badge & Standard: Stephen J F Plowman 2017

Today I visited the College of Arms to collect the Letters Patent for my Grant of a Badge and Standard.  My agent was John Allen-Petrie, Rouge Croix, with the assistance of Mark Scott.  The artist was Robert Parsons MBE, who also did the artwork on my father’s Grant of Arms in 1993.

Patent Preview

 

LP Badge SJFP

Badge: A Grey Wolf passant proper plain collared with a chain attached thereto reflexed over the back Or resting the dexter forepaw on a Maltese Cross of seven limbs Argent.

Dated: 6th September 2017.

Garter: Thomas Woodcock
Clarenceux: Patric Laurence Dickinson

 

 

11 November 2017

Confirmation of Arms: Guy Hamilton Acheson 1930

Forum Actions are offering for sale on 6th December 2017 the Confirmation of Arms to Guy Hamilton Acheson by Sir Nevile Rodwell Wilkinson, Ulster King of Arms.  Guy Acheson is listed as the only son of Berkeley Joseph Acheson and grandson of Joseph Acheson of Ballyane House, Co. Wexford.  The grandfather being the great grandson of Alexander Acheson of Grouse Lodge, Pettigo, Co. Donegal.  The Confirmation also extends to other descendants of his grandfather Joseph Acheson.

Auctioneer’s estimate £300-£400.

Acheson-Guy Hamilton Arms

Acheson-Guy Hamilton LP2

Arms: Ermine an eagle displayed with two heads Sable beaked and membered Argent on a chief Azure two mullets Or.

Crest: A cock Vert standing upon a trumpet Or.

Motto: Vigilantibus

Date: 21 May 1930

Acheson-Guy Hamilton AF

Armorial Families

After a quick genealogical search, it seems that the use of these Arms may have expired in the male line.

1 ACHESON, Joseph b: 1821 in Ireland
+ , Emily Jane b: 1823 in Surrey, England
…2 ACHESON, Florence Marianne b: 20 Jan 1855 in Islington, London, England, d: 18 Apr 1893 in London, England
…2 ACHESON, Archibald Thornton b: 04 Nov 1856 in Islington, London, England, d: Apr 1867 in New Forest, Hampshire
…2 ACHESON, Percival Havelock b: Apr 1858 in South Stoneham, Hampshire, d: 29 Apr 1916 in Fermoy, County Cork, Ireland;
+ DEANE, Charlotte E b: Abt. 1862
……3 ACHESON, Charles Deane b: 08 Feb 1890 in Fermoy, Ireland, d: 17 Nov 1928 in Tientsin, China
+ MOSSE, Muriel Emma b: Abt. 1892, m: Jun 1918 in Thomastown, Ireland
…2 ACHESON, Berkeley Joseph b: Apr 1861 in Kingswinford, Staffordshire, England, d: 02 May 1954 in Hornby, Lancashire, England
+ SAVILLE, Clara b: Abt. 1868 in Oldham, Lancashire, England, m: 19 Jun 1900 in Aughton, Christ Church, Lancashire, England
……3 ACHESON, Guy Hamilton b: 17 Sep 1901 in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, d: 28 Sep 1982 in Claro, North Yorkshire
……3 ACHESON, Florence Patricia b: Apr 1907 in Ormskirk, Lancashire, d: 23 Jun 1978 in Lancaster, Lancashire, England

 

4 November 2017

Schedules of Fees: Scotland and England & Wales

Filed under: Coat of Arms,Heraldry — Stephen J F Plowman @ 12:44
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Lyon Court
The following fees, fixed by the Scottish Parliament, apply from 1 April 2015:
Grants and Matriculations of Arms to individuals
New Grant of shield alone, with or without motto £1,745.00
New Grant of shield and crest, with or without motto £2,535.00
New Grant of shield, crest, motto and supporters £3,525.00 £3,625.00
Matriculation of previous Grant of shield alone, with or without motto £1,095.00
Matriculation of previous Grant, including shield, crest and motto £1,270.00
Matriculation of previous Grant including supporters £1,825.00 £1,925.00
Matriculation of previous Grant, with new supporters £2,275.00 £2,375.00
Grants of Arms to commercial organisations
New Grant of shield alone, with or without motto to a commercial organisation £2,945.00
New Grant of shield and crest, with or without motto to a commercial organisation £3,735.00
New Grant of shield, crest, motto and supporters to a commercial organisation £4,865.00 £4,965.00
College of Arms
SCHEDULE OF FEES
WITH EFFECT FROM 1st JANUARY 2017    
ARMS AND CREST    
Commercial Company £18,350.00
Impersonal £12,375.00
Personal £5,875.00
ARMS WITHOUT CREST  
Parish Councils £7,125.00
Woman in her own Patent £4,225.00
Woman in her Husband’s Patent £2,225.00
Woman in her Husband’s Patent limited to her and her Sister’s descendants £2,825.00
CREST  
Impersonal in a separate Patent £6,700.00
Personal in separate Patent £3,225.00
BADGE  
Commercial Company in a Patent £2,150.00
Commercial Company in a separate Patent £3,350.00
Impersonal in a Patent £2,050.00
Impersonal in a separate Patent £3,250.00
Personal in a Patent £1,425.00
Personal in a separate Patent £2,625.00
STANDARD £1,050.00

The latest newsletter of the White Lion Society contained the College of Arm’s Schedule of Fees for 2017.  I thought I would reproduced them here along with those from the Lyon Court.

It must be remembered, when comparing the two, that the Lyon Court is department of the Scottish Government and as such the buildings and salaries are paid for by the taxpayer.  That is not the case for the College of Arms which is effectively self supporting.

 

 

 

 

2 November 2017

Mottisfont Priory, Hampshire

Filed under: Heraldry,Places — Stephen J F Plowman @ 21:17
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At the weekend we made use of our National Trust membership for a quick visit to Mottisfont Priory.  The one bit of heraldry that caught my eye were the gates:

Mottisfont_gates1

Burke’s General Armory gives the Arms of the Mill Baronets, who once owned the estate, as:

Arms: Per fesse Argent and Sable a pale counterchanged three bears salient of the second muzzled and chained Or.

Crest: A demi bear salient Sable muzzled and chained Or.

Motto: Aides Dieu

 

 

4 October 2017

Grant of Arms: William Lavington Marchant 1864

Auctioneers J.P.Humbert’s sale on 5th October 2017 includes the Grant of Arms to William Lavington Marchant (b.1828 d.1889) of Freshford in the County of Somerset and of Mannanarie in the County of Stanley, South Australia.  The Letters Patent also state that the Arms extend to other descendants of his late father, also named William Lavington Marchant.

Auctioneer’s estimate £50 – £80 with the starting bid set at £30.

Marchant Arms

Marchant LP2

Marchant Grantees

Arms: Or on a bend engrailed between two gryphons segreant Sable three stars of eight points of the field.
Crest: Upon a mount Vert a Gryphon segreant Sable winged Or between the claws a star as in the Arms. [of eight points Or]
Motto: TOUJOURS LA MEME

Dated: 4th October 1864

Garter: Sir Charles George Young
Clarenceux: Robert Laurie

1 October 2017

Grant of Arms: Joseph Pyke 1891

Back in February 2015 Dix Noonan Webb offered for sale, by auction, the Grant of Arms to Joseph Pyke, of Devonshire Place House, Portland Place in the Parish of Marylebone and Beacon Lodge, Chatham Hill, Kent.  Joseph Pike was a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Farriers and his father, Lewis Eleazar Pyke, was the Minister and Secretary to the Great Synagogue, Duke’s Place.

Pyke Joseph Arms

Pyke Joseph LP2

Pyke Joseph Grantees

Arms: Azure on a pile invected Argent between two Pikes haurient in base proper a lion rampant of the first.
Crest: A demi wolf proper holding in the dexter paw a torch erect Or fired proper and resting the sinister paw on a quatrefoil also Or.
Motto: ID VOLO DEO VOLENTE

Dated: 3rd March 1891
Garter: Sir Albert William Woods
Clarenceux: Walter Aston Blount

Pyke Joseph AF

30 September 2017

Bookplate: Hugh McCalmont Cairns, 1st Earl Cairns

Filed under: Heraldry — Stephen J F Plowman @ 16:57
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Vendor supermanifest is offering for sale on eBay the bookplate of Hugh McCalmont Cairns, 1st Earl Cairns (b.1819 d.1885).  He married in 1856 Mary Harriet MacNeil the daughter of John MacNeil of Parkmount.  In 1867 he was created  Baron Cairns of Garmoyle and in 1878 both Viscount Garoyle and Earl Cairns.

Cairns2

Arms: Gules three martlets Argent a bordure of the last charged with as many trefoils slipped Vert.
Impaling
1st & 4th Azure a lion rampant Argent armed and langued Gules 2nd Argent a sinister hand couped fessways in chief Gules in base wavy Azure a salmon naiant of the first 3rd Or a galley Gules sails furled on a chief of the second three mullets of the first (for MacNeil of Parkmount).
Crest: A martlet Argent charged on the breast with a trefoil slipped Vert.
Supporters: On either side a hawk proper chained and belled Or holding in the beak a trefoil Vert.
Motto: EFFLORESCO  (I Flourish)

Cairns BookPlateDetails

The bookplate is listed in Frank’s Catalogue of British & American Book Plates.

28 September 2017

Grant of Arms: Matthew Baillie of Carnbroe 1780

McTears Auctioneers, Glasgow, are offering for sale the Scottish Grant of Arms to Matthew Baillie of Carnbroe dated 1780 in their sale 6th October 2017, guide price £80-£120. – Hammer price £55

Baillie LP Arms

Baillie LP

Arms Sable the sun in his splendour between five stars two two and one Argent and in the middle chief point and eagle’s head erased Or.
Crest: On the point of a sword proper hilt and pommel Or a laurel wreath fructed also of the first.
Motto: Perseveranti

Lyon King of Arms: John Hooke Campbell of Bangeston

Lyon Clerk: Robert Boswell

Recorded Arms for Clephane

Filed under: Heraldry,People — Stephen J F Plowman @ 09:58
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I have today added a two entry armorial for Clephane of Carslogie;

http://www.heraldry-online.org.uk/clephane1.html

 

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