Friday 21 May 2004

Fitton of Goseworth and the Bishops

Finaly got around to uploading Fitton of Goseworth.

Uploaded the first of the arms of The Bishops of Chester

Thursday 20 May 2004

Visitations now up to the “F’s”

This evening, I added the arms of:

Egerton of Wrynehill, Falingbrome and Filkin of Tatenhall plus the blazon of Fitton of GoseworthI do not intend to create the achievement of Goseworth this evening, it is a coat consisting of eleven quarters PLUS an escucheon of pretence of a further four quarters and even one of them is a quartered coat !!


Wednesday 19 May 2004

A web site dedicated to Cheshire Heraldry

Today saw the official launch of as a stand alone web site. Those who have visited the site before today will know that until now it has been a sub domain of  the Goldstraw & Goostrey Genealogy site at 

The site began as a colour "translation" of the armorial bearings featured in Daniel King's Vale Royal of England and has now expanded to include the beginnings of the first Heralds Visitations of Cheshire. 

I have spent time ironing out one or two technical problems with the new home of the works and have therefore somewhat neglected my routine of adding at least one new image almost daily. The illustrations of the Visitations are by their very nature more time consuming than those arms featured in the Vale Royal part of the web site which in the main are "plain" [not quartered] arms.

A free heraldry symposium courtesy of the Yorkshire Heraldry Society

 The Yorkshire Heraldry Society will be hosting a free heraldry symposium on Saturday 20th April 2024 at Bradford Grammar School. You can do...

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