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


Cliff or Clive of Huxley
Arms: Quarterly of six coats -
1 and 6 Argent on a fesse between three wolves' heads erased Sable as many mullets Or.
2. Ermine on a bend cotised Gules three crescents Or. [Huxley]
3. [Sable] three garbs [Or]. [Styche]
4. Gules, a lion rampant Or between three crosses formee fitchee Argent.
5. Quarterly Argent and Sable four cocks counterchanged.

1. Crest:  On a mount Vert a griffin passant Argent, ducally gorged Gules.
2. Crest: A wolf's head erased quarterly per pale indented Argent and Sable.


Clutton of Nantwich
Arms: Quarterly -
1 and 4 Argent, a chevron Ermines cotised Sable, between three annulets Gules, a crescent for difference.
2. Sable, a sling or hand bow between two pheons Argent. [Carden]
3. Argent, a chevron Gules, between three bucks' heads cabossed Sable.                                                                                                                        


Cocker of Strethill
Arms: Quarterly -
1 and 4 Argent, two squirrels sejant in pale Gules.
2 and 3 Argent, three dragons salient Gules. [Venables]                                                                                                        

Cotgreve of Hargreve
Arms: Quartelry of eight -
1. Gules, a fesse dancette Ermine between three bugle horns stringed Or.
2. Argent, a bend Sable between three pellets. [Cotton]
3. Azure, and eagle displayed Argent. [Ridware]
4. Or, a fesse wavy Sable, in chief three martlets of the second.
5. ..............two lions passant in pale ..........., a label of three points Or.
[Possibly Gules two lions passant in pale Argent M.G.]
6. Argent, a griffin segreant, per fesse Gules and Azure.
7. Sable, a fesse humette Argent, in chief a martlet Or. [Bostock]
8. Gules, a chevron Argent, fretty Sable between three mullets of the second.

Crest: In a ducal coronet Or,a demi-peacock, wings displayed proper.                                                                                                                           


Cotton of Cotton
Arms: Azure, a chevron between three cotton hanks Argent.

Crest: A falcon close ............. holding in the dexter claw a square buckle..........                                                                       

Crew of Cholmeston, bulgo Chomston
Arms: Azure, a lion rampant Argent, a crescent charged with another crescent for difference.                                                                 


Croxton of Ravenscroft

Arms:  Quarterly -
1 and 4 Sable, a lion rampant Argent, debruised by a bendlet gobony Or and Gules.
2 and 3 Argent, a chevron between three ravens' heads erased Sable. [Ravenscroft]                                                                                                 


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