Cheshire Heraldry Web Journal (Blog)

A journal of the activities of an Amateur Armorist.

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Entries from June 2008

LEIGH formerly OF WEST HALL, HIGH LEGH

June 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on LEIGH formerly OF WEST HALL, HIGH LEGH

Some time ago I was asked to rejig the image of Leigh of West Hall, High Legh for inclusion in the online Burke’s Peerage and Gentry and readers of this weblog may remember various Leigh discussions. http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/weblog/?p=36 I am pleased to report that the image has been included in the new Leigh entry:

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Letters Patent; Baron Kingsdown 1859

June 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Not a grant of arms, although described as such, the Letters Patent of Thomas Pemberton-Leigh, Baron Kingsdown are presently being offered for sale on eBay.  The seller provides the following information on the grantee and there is of course a Cheshire connection: “Thomas Pemberton Leigh, Baron Kingsdown (11 February, 1793–1867), the eldest son of Thomas […]

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A wee indulgence.

June 5th, 2008 · Comments Off on A wee indulgence.

I have recently engaged Roddy Young to make me a bonnet badge and today he kindly sent me a photo of his carved sculpture from which the mold of my crest will be made. I hope to be able to make regular progress reports on my weblog as the making of the badge progresses.

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