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FAMILY CREST:
ABEL-SMITH



The crest of Abel-Smith family of Woodhall Park, Hertfordshire.
An elephant's head erased. The Latin motto is "Tenax in Fide" (Steadfast in the faith).

The elephant's head erased with three blue Fleur-de-Lys on the shoulder above a sashed wreath bar and "TENAX IN FIDE" is also the Coat-of-Arms for the Royal New South Wales Lancers (Cavalry).


The crest was found on a silverplate candlestick made by Martin, Hall & Co


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family crest: Abel-Smith of Woodhall Park, Hertfordshire silverplate candlestick, Martin Hall & Co
silverplate candlestick, Martin Hall & Co
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