Cheshire Heraldry Web Journal (Blog)

A journal of the activities of an Amateur Armorist.

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Entries from February 2011

Is it really heraldry?

February 15th, 2011 · Comments Off on Is it really heraldry?

Occasionally I am called upon to wear another hat where I am asked to edit an armorial register. The task is not arduous, gives me a great deal of pleasure and has brought me into contact with many very pleasant people who wish to make public their armorial bearings. There is however one rather sad […]

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Heraldry along the A59.

February 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on Heraldry along the A59.

This Saturday’s Cheshire Heraldry Society lecture by Derek Walkden is Heraldry along the A59 and is presented in conjunction with The Heraldry Society.  All meetings are held at Townley Street Schoolroom, Townley Street, Macclesfield, starting at 2.30 pm, (room opens at 2.00 pm) followed by refreshments. (Pay and Display car park 100 yds.)  Perhaps we’ll see you […]

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What a rip off!

February 12th, 2011 · Comments Off on What a rip off!

A recently developed, fast growing, expose web site has recently caught my eye and I believe that is well worth sharing with my reader. http://www.scots-titles.com It’s quite possible that most people who treat themselves or their loved ones to their “one square foot of Scotland” don’t really take the blurb about being able to call […]

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Cheshire Heraldry The Visitations of Cheshire 1533 to 1580

February 9th, 2011 · Comments Off on Cheshire Heraldry The Visitations of Cheshire 1533 to 1580

I have now taken delivery of the book Cheshire Heraldry The Visitations of Cheshire 1533 to 1580 and have added a Pay-Pal button for convenience. Details can be found at http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/publications

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The Kinderton Roll

February 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off on The Kinderton Roll

I am in the process of producing new images for the King’s Vale Royal portion of the web site with a view to eventual publication; I certainly wouldn’t wish the original images to grace the pages of a book!  I’ve also decided to rename the project for the publication. Henceforth I shall be calling this […]

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650th Anniversary of the 1361 Justices of the Peace Act

February 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off on 650th Anniversary of the 1361 Justices of the Peace Act

A celebration outside Ludlow Magistrates Court House last week. Ludlow Court is thought to be the oldest surviving Magistrates court in the country – sadly it is to close this year!

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Cheshire Heraldry Publishes first book.

February 1st, 2011 · Comments Off on Cheshire Heraldry Publishes first book.

Cheshire Heraldry is pleased to announce the imminent publication of CHESHIRE HERALDRYTHE VISITATIONS OF 1533 TO 1580 A4 Hardback full colour gloss cover, 278 inner pages printed throughout in full colour with 350 armorial illustrations. CHESHIRE HERALDRYTHE VISITATIONS OF 1533 TO 1580  This volume features 350 colour illustrations of the armorial bearings recorded at the […]

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