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FAMILY CREST:
ALLANSON

The crest of Allanson family

The Latin motto is 'Virtute et labore' (by bravery and labour)

The crest is described as 'a demi lion, rampant, gardant, or, on dexter a cross'

The crest was found on a pair of silver tea tongs hallmarked "lion and WH" (William Harrison I, entry 1758)

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family crest: ALLANSON























mark of William Harrison I, London c. 1758 on a silver tea tong with Allanson family crest

silver tea tong with Allanson family crest



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