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FAMILY CREST:
DILLON

The crest of:

1) Dr T.G. of Coolmeen, co Roscommon
2) Luke Gerald, Esquire of Seahamm Durham

The Latin motto is 'Dum spiro spero' (while I breathe, I hope)

The crest is 'a demi lion, rampant, between paws a star'

The crest was found on crystal jar with silver cover hallmarked London, 1902, maker Samuel Smith & Son Ltd

FAMILY CRESTS: LIST OF NAMES

family crest: DILLON























mark of Samuel Smith & Son Ltd, London 1902 on a silver jug cover with Dillon family crest

silver jug cover with Dillon family crest



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