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

Ball of Bickley

Arms: Gules, a leg embowed in pale, couped at the thigh........ and pierced at the knee with the coulter of a plough.


Barnston of Churton

Arms: Quarterly of four -
1 & 4 Azure, a fess dancetty Ermine between six cross-crosslets fitchy Or [Barnston]
2 Gules, a cross patonce between four trefoils slyped Or [Manning]
3 Sable, on a fesse between two cats-a-mountain Or, a cross patee between two crescents Gules [Tayler]                                                                                                     



Arms: Argent, three hurts.

Crest: A forester habited Vert, holding over the dexter shoulder a crossbow and with the sinister hand, by a leash, a talbot Argent.                                                                                                              

Bellot of Moreton
Arms: Quarterly of four:
1 & 4 Argent, on a chief Gules three cinquefoils of the field [Bellot]
2 & 3 Argent, on a bend Sable three buckles of the field [Moreton]                                                                                       

Bennett of Chester

Arms: Quarterly:
1 & 4 Argent, five pallets Sable, a chief Gules
2 & 3 Or, a lion passant guardant Gules.

Crest: Upon a mount Vert a greyhound statant Or, collared Gules.                                                               


Arms: Argent, three bendlets Sable.

Crest: A spaniel dog statant guardent Argent.                                                                                          

Bickerton of Townley
Pedigree but no arms recorded

Bird of Broxton

Arms:  Argent, a cross patonce between four martlets Gules, a canton Azure.                                                   

Blackleigh of Leland, co Lancs., and Maxfield.

Arms: Sable, two bars Or
[No proofe made of these Armes]                                                                                                         

Booth of Twemlow

Arms: Argent, three boars' heads erased and erect Sable, a canton of the last.                                       

Booth of Dunham
Arms: Argent, three boars' heads erased and erect Sable.   

Bradshaw of Aspull, Lancs.

Arms: Quarterly:
1 & 4 Argent, three mullets between two bendlets Sable [Bradshaw]
2 & 3 Azure, a chevron Or [ Aspull]

Crest: Issuant from a mount Vert, an oak tree proper, fructed Or, in front thereof  a buck statant also proper, charged on the shoulder with a trefoil slipped Gold.                                                                            

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