Cheshire Heraldry Web Journal (Blog)

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Entries from February 2009

Barry Wilde Esq., J.P.

February 26th, 2009 · Comments Off on Barry Wilde Esq., J.P.

It is with some sadness that I mark the death of Barry Wilde, doyen of neighbouring Manchester Heraldry Society, who died on February 16th at his home in the City of Swinton at the age of 59. Barry was by profession a laboratory technician but it was his enthusiasm for heraldry which brought him into […]

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A plea from the Shires. (An open letter to the Heraldry Gazette)

February 19th, 2009 · Comments Off on A plea from the Shires. (An open letter to the Heraldry Gazette)

Dear Sir, A plea from the Shires. May I, through the membership magazine, table a plea from the Shires that the Council of our Society give consideration to holding its lectures and meetings on a Saturday. There must be other members living some distance away from the capital who, through working commitments, find it impossible […]

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Shakerley armorial bearings on a meat dish.

February 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The Cheshire Heraldry Society Christmas lunch, held in December of last year, was a very pleasant affair held in The Bells of Peover, Lower Peover. The pub itself might have put on a heraldic display especially for us as the room we were served lunch in was full of heraldry; more will be revealed when I manage to […]

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Fire at the College of Arms

February 5th, 2009 · Comments Off on Fire at the College of Arms

The BBC is reporting that there has been a fire at the College of Arms: [Quote]A fire that broke out on two floors of the College of Arms in the City of London has been brought under control, London Fire Brigade (LFB) has said. LFB said eight fire engines and 40 firefighters were at the […]

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