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Entries from February 2018

Family and Soul: Memorial, Commemoration and the English Parish Church

February 27th, 2018 · Comments Off on Family and Soul: Memorial, Commemoration and the English Parish Church

The Cheshire Heraldry Society is pleased to announce that our next talk, to be held on Saturday March 17th, is sponsored by The Heraldry Society and is actually a preliminary showing of The Heraldry Society’s own April Lecture. The talk, to be given by Dr John Hunt of the Department of History,University of Birmingham is: […]

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Father and daughter Case/Coney

February 21st, 2018 · Comments Off on Father and daughter Case/Coney

It is not unusual, when researching anything heraldic, to come across possible errors which provide a conundrum and last evening, when emblazoning a few more images for the Lancashire and Cheshire Funeral Certificates project, I completed those of Mr. Thomas Case (d. 1634) and his daughter Mrs. Dorothy Coney (also d. 1634/5). The arms of […]

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Mr. Thomas Case, 1634.

February 20th, 2018 · Comments Off on Mr. Thomas Case, 1634.

Mr. Thomas Case, 1634. Arms: Argent, on a bend Gules cotised Sable, three round buckles Or. Crest: A cubit arm erect, vested ….., cuff Argent, the hand proper, holding a round buckle Or. Motto: Distantia Ungit.   http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/funeral-certificates/certificates-8.html

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Calveley

February 20th, 2018 · Comments Off on Calveley

I have just completed three images for the family of Calveley, those of Sir George Calveley, Knight, Ralph Calveley, Esquire and John Calveley. (John was the son of Ralph and not illegitimate.) The arms of Ralph and John carry the bordure engrailed indicating illegitimacy; Ralph Calveley (died 1619) was filius naturalis of Anthony Calveley, second brother […]

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Tags: Funeral Certificates · Heraldry

The History of the Ancient Parish of Sandbach

February 16th, 2018 · Comments Off on The History of the Ancient Parish of Sandbach

The History of the Ancient Parish of Sandbach By John Parsons Earwaker ISBN: 978-0-244-36745-9 Hardcover, 344 Pages List Price: £28.00 Price: £23.80 You Save: £4.20 ( 15% ) Ships in 6-8 business days. A hardbacked facsimile copy of The History of the Ancient Parish of Sandbach Co. Chester Including the Two Chapelries of Holmes Chapel and Goostrey: from Original Records. First […]

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Cheshire Heraldry Society February Talk

February 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on Cheshire Heraldry Society February Talk

Saturday 17th February at Macclesfield, Cheshire. The Cheshire Heraldry Society February talk is Heraldry in Bramhall presented by Howard Green. http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/society

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Lancashire and Cheshire Funeral Certificates: Bunbury.

February 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on Lancashire and Cheshire Funeral Certificates: Bunbury.

Further observations on the arms recorded in the Lancashire and Cheshire Funeral Certificates: Bunbury. In the Visitations (1613) the arms of Bunbury of Stanney are recorded as ” Quarterly of four 1 – Argent, on a bend Sable three chess-rooks of the field [Bunbury] 2 – Argent, a fess between three pheasants Gules [Stanney] 3 […]

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Matthew Browne, Richard Browne and Elizabeth Browne

February 11th, 2018 · Comments Off on Matthew Browne, Richard Browne and Elizabeth Browne

Latest uploads to the Funeral Certificates project are the Brownes. Mrs. Elizabeth Browne, 1602. Arms:  (on a lozenge) Sable, three garbs, 2 and 1, Or, within a bordure Argent.[Birkenhed of Huxeley] Matthew Browne, Gentleman, 1634. Arms: Argent, two bendlets between as many mullets Sable. Richard Browne, Esquire, 1624. Arms: Argent, two bendlets Sable between as […]

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Valentine Broughton, Alderman, 1603.

February 11th, 2018 · Comments Off on Valentine Broughton, Alderman, 1603.

Valentine Broughton, Alderman, 1603. Arms: Quarterly of 4; 1, Ermine, a lion rampant Sable charged with a crescent Argent [Broughton]; 2, Vert, a lion rampant Or [Sandiff]; 3, Or, a lion rampant Azure langued Gules [Gruffith ap Kddwgon]; 4, Vert, three eagles displayed in fesse Or, in chief a crescent Argent [Owen Gwynedd]. http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/funeral-certificates/certificates-7.html

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Hugh Bromley, Esquire, 1628.

February 10th, 2018 · Comments Off on Hugh Bromley, Esquire, 1628.

Hugh Bromley, Esquire, 1628. Arms: Quarterly of nine: 1, quarterly per fess indented Gules and Or; 2, Azure, two boars passant Or, a canton Eremine; 3, Argent, on a chevron Gules, three bezants, within a border engrailed of the second; 4, Argent, on a fesse between six fleurs de lis Gules three cross crosslets Or; […]

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Tags: Funeral Certificates · Heraldry