I’m looking forward to being in good company tomorrow at the Heraldic Study Day. Speakers include: Chris Ward “The Heraldic Ceiling at Holy Trinity Church, Blackburn” Stephen Tudsbery-Turner “Heraldic Devices on Edwardian Picture Postcards” Edward Mallinson “Photographing Heraldry” Jim Winstanley “Early Knights of the Garter – Heraldry Explained”
Entries from September 2015
September 30th, 2015 · Comments Off on Lancashire Heraldry Group – Study Day
September 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Manorial Guild Limited – struck off.
Way back in 2014 I wrote about the “Commom” Seal of The Manorial Guild (which to be fair was changed some while after I had an interesting conversation with the Guild’s founder) and I thought that it would be appropriate to report to my reader that The Manorial Guild Limited, a professional membership organisation, whose […]
Tags: Odds and bobs
September 15th, 2015 · Comments Off on It’s carved in stone now.
I am delighted to report that last Thursday I received the sandstone carving of my arms; all hand carved by Kristof Paul Von Goldenau (the order facilitated by Hamish Bell). Measuring approx 40 cm x 30 cm the work is of excellent quality and I can certainly recommend the mason who undertook the work. This is […]
September 10th, 2015 · Comments Off on The Tayleur Arms
My reader may well recall that way back in January 2014 I wrote about the Inn sign at the Tayleur Arms at London-on-Tern (the old armorial sign had, at some point in time, been replaced with one of a clipper called the Tayleur) and I then went on to have a very pleasant conversation with […]
September 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on Cheshire Heraldry Society September meeting
Due to unforeseen circumstances the scheduled talks for September and October have had to be switched. The talks are now: Sept 26th 2015: Heraldry at Aldermaston. John Titterton F.S.A. Oct 17th 2015: The Regalia of Ashton Court Leet. Martin Goldstraw J.P., F.S.A. Scot. Full details of […]
September 1st, 2015 · Comments Off on It really doesn’t do to copy
Now, I realise that I have occasionally been accused of being an expert on Cheshire Heraldry and sometimes, I have, perhaps somewhat immodestly, played along with the impression that I may well be, but even I would never admit to being infallible; I have been known to make mistakes and when I do I’m either […]