Cheshire Heraldry Web Journal (Blog)

A journal of the activities of an Amateur Armorist.

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Entries from April 2012

The Cheshire Heraldry Society A.G.M.

April 20th, 2012 · Comments Off on The Cheshire Heraldry Society A.G.M.

Tomorrow, Saturday 21st April, is the Annual General Meeting of The Cheshire Heraldry Society. As well as the usual business of the A.G.M., I will be presenting a small power point talk on the heraldic illustrations of Dan Escott as published in the children’s magazine Look and Learn between 1962 and 1982 and we also hope […]

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The BBC – George Booth, 2nd Earl of Warrington

April 16th, 2012 · 2 Comments

I am a great fan of the BBC’s Antiques Road Show and take great pleasure when an antique catches my fancy. Last evening’s Road Show proved to be an absolute delight when their second visit to Manchester Town Hall (an heraldic delight in its own right) turned up an armorial panel which used to be […]

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1663 updated … slightly!

April 5th, 2012 · Comments Off on 1663 updated … slightly!

I’ve had a wee bit of time this week to return to the Visitations and have added a few more images to the 1663 pages.  http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/visitations1663/CV1663_6.html Just occasionally I find what are probably transcription errors in the Harleian manuscripts and one such (it seems to me) is that of the record of Grosvenor of Eaton […]

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