A web site dedicated to the art and
science of heraldry in the County Palatine of Chester


   Home - Cheshire Heraldry

   The Vale Royal 1656

   Visitations 1533 to 1580

   Visitations 1613


   Site Map

   Photo Gallery

The Armorial Bearings  Exemplified in  The Cheshire Visitations
illustrated in colour by Martin S. J. Goldstraw


Swinerton [Swinarton]

Arms: Argent, a cross formee fleury Sable.                                                                                                                           

Sr. Rob't Beck of Tene

Arms: Gules, a cross Ermine.                                                                                                               

Savage of Clifton

Arms: Quarterly of seventeen -
1 Argent, six lioncels rampant 3,2, and 1, Sable.
2 Gules, a chevron between three martlets Argent [Walkinton]
3 Argent, a pale fusilly Sable [Danyers]
4 Argent, a fesse dancettee Gules [Chedle]
5 Argent, a cross formee, the ends fleury Sable [Swinnerton]
6 Gules, a cross Ermine [Beke]
7 Or, on a fesse Azure, three garbs of the field [Vernon]
8 Quarterly, Or and Gules; over all a bendlet Sable [Malbank]
9 Sable, a fesse humettee Argent [Bostock]
10 Azure, three garbs Or [Randolph Blundeville]
11 Azure, two bars Argent [Venables]
12 Quarterly, Argent and Gules, in the second and third quarters a fret Or [Dutton]
13 Argent, on a bend Gules, three escarbuncles Or [Thornton]
14 Sable [Vert?], a cross engrailed Ermine [Kingsley?]
15 Or, a saltire Sable [Helsby]
16 Azure, a chevron between three garbs Or, a crescent for difference [Hatton]
17 Azure, an estoile issuant from the horns of a crescent Or [Minshull]

1 Crest: An unicorn's head Argent, erased, mained [and armed] Or.
2 Crest: Out of a ducal coronet Or, a lion's jamb erect Sable.                                                                                                              


Arms: Gules, a chevron between three martlets Argent.                                                                        


Arms recorded under Boner's Pedigree

Arms: Argent, a pale fusilly Sable, over all a bendlet sinister Gules.                                                                      


Shalcross of Stowshaw

Arms: Gules, a saltire between four annulets Or, a crescent for difference.
Crest: A martlet Or, holding in the beak a cross formee fitchee Gules, a crescent for difference.                                                                                                  

Shakerley of Holme
Pedigree but no arms recorded.


Shrigley of Beristow

Arms: Sable, a chevron between three human legs, couped at the knee, Argent.                                                                                                         


Smethwike of Smethwike

Arms: Quarterly
1 & 4 Or, three crosses formee fitche Sable
2 & 3 Vert, a cross engrailed Ermine [Wettenhall]

Crest: An arm embowed, vested Argent, charged with three bendlets wavy Vert, holding in the hand proper a tulip Or, leaved of the second.                                                                                              

Nicholas Wetnall of Calveley ano 1350

Arms: Vert, a cross engrailed Ermine                                                                                             


This site is Copyright  - Martin Goldstraw  - All Rights Reserved