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THE ILLUSTRATED DIRECTORY OF UK FAMILY CRESTS

The crest is one component of a coat-of-arms, which can be used as a simplified symbol on engraved silverware.
Objects frequently borne as crests include animals, mythological creatures, human figures, hands or arms holding weapons, birds.
In this page is illustrated a selection of crests belonging to English, Irish and Scottish families ordered according to the main subject that characterizes this part of the coat of arms.

ALPHABETICAL LIST OF THE FAMILIES





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ARMS AND PAWS
Crest Alexander and other families Crest Armistead and other families Crest Bazeley and other families Crest Boddington and other families Crest Brodie and other families Crest Mackay and other families Crest M'Nab and other families Crest Napier and other families Crest Bagshawe family Crest Robertson family

ASTRONOMICAL SYMBOLS
Crest Alderson and other families Crest Durham and other families Crest M'Hardie and other families

BIRDS
Crest Arkwright and other families Crest Deedes and other families Crest Hoare and other families Crest Needham and other families Crest Simpson and other families Crest Wyman and other families Crest Nicholls family Crest Nicholls family Crest Nicholls family Crest Stewart family Crest Stewart family Crest Buchanan and Whannell families Crest Harrison family

FANTASTIC CREATURES
Crest Akarys and other families Crest Ash and other families Crest Carrington and other families Crest Home and other families

FISHES
Crest French and other families

HUMAN FIGURES
Crest Borthwick and other families Crest Falconer and other families Crest Pilkington and other families Crest Trafford and other families Crest Warberton or Warburton family Crest Vaughan family

MAMMALS
Crest Anderson and other families Crest Aselock and other families Crest Bruce and other families Crest Ewing and other families Crest Flood and other families Crest Frend and other families Crest Nisbet and other families Crest Young and other families Crest Gradwell Crest Little Crest Trotter Crest Campbell, Lorn and M'Tavish Crest Allanson Crest Dillon Crest Bartholomew

PLANTS
Crest Ferguson and other families Crest Ashburnham

VARIOUS
Crest Bartan and other families Crest Douglas and other families Crest of FROST OF DOLCORSLLWYN family Crest of RATTRAY family






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