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Visitations at a discount

September 19th, 2018 · Comments Off on Visitations at a discount

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The Adams Family

September 17th, 2018 · Comments Off on The Adams Family

Recent conversations about The Addams Family, a fictional household created by American cartoonist Charles Addams, reminded me that there is another family of the same name of far greater historical importance, the Adams family of North Staffordshire. Richard Adams, 1739 – 1811, was a master Potter and is of immense importance to the history of pottery […]

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Book Review in the Heraldry Gazette

September 15th, 2018 · Comments Off on Book Review in the Heraldry Gazette

I was most gratified to see, in the September edition of the Heraldry Gazette, a book review of my latest illustrated book The Visitations of Cheshire 1613: A Cheshire Armorial however, I felt obliged to send the following note to the editor. “I am most grateful for the book review (The Heraldry Gazette September 2018) […]

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Napoleonic Heraldry

September 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on Napoleonic Heraldry

The lectures of the Cheshire Heraldry Society kick off with a welcome visit from Charles J. Burnett Esq. KStJ, DA, MLitt, FHSS, FSAScot former Ross Herald of Arms who will be talking to us on the 22nd September on the topic of Napoleonic Heraldry. Details can be found on the Society’s webpage http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/society

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Facsimile Books

August 3rd, 2018 · Comments Off on Facsimile Books

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Cheshire and Lancashire Funeral Certificates

April 10th, 2018 · Comments Off on Cheshire and Lancashire Funeral Certificates

List Price: £27.50 Price: £23.38 (excl. VAT) You Save: £4.12 ( 15% ) Cheshire and Lancashire Funeral Certificates; A.D. 1600 TO 1678. Edited by John Paul Rylands. First Published in 1882. Funeral certificates represent a significant class of records dating from the late 16th to the early 18th century. These accounts of heraldic funerals contain, […]

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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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