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30 April 2022

Grant of Arms: Thomas Burton of Shanklin 1925

Auctioneers T W Gaze recently offered for sale the 1925 Grant of Arms to Thomas Burton (1846-1934) of Shanklin, Isle of Wight.

Arms: Azure a chevron between in chief two anchors and in base a bugle horn stringed Or.

Crest: Upon a bugle horn Or an owl Argent.

Motto: Pro Patria

Dated: 7th September 1925

Garter: Henry Farnham Burke

Clarenceux: William Alexander Lindsay

28 June 2018

Grant of Arms: Richard Henry Powis 1923

Spink & Son are offering for sale the 1923 framed Grant of Arms to Richard Henry Powis (b.1876 d.1943) of Sudbury in the county of Middlesex formerly a Lieutenant in the Royal Engineers.  The sale is due 12th July 2018 with a guide price of £300-£500.

Richard married Alice Mercy Collins in 1908 and had a daughter, Mercy Alice, in 1912.  Mercy married Edward Benson in 1933.  Alice died in 1930 and Richard then married Dorothy Nellie Gladys Newton in 1934.

Powis Arms2

Powis AF

Arms: Per chevron Gules and Or in chief three cross crosslets fitchy of the second and in base a lion rampant of the first.
Crest: In front of a lion’s gam erased proper grasping a crosslet fitchy bendwise Or two roses Gules barbed and seeded also proper.
Motto: Parta Tueri
Badge: A lion’s gam erased proper enfiled by a mascle Or.

Dated: 18th December 1923

Garter: Sir Henry Farnham Burke KCVO CB
Clarenceaux: William Alexander Lindsay KC

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