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FAMILY CREST:
STEWART

The crest of a Scottish family

A pelican feeding her young, in a nest

The Latin motto is 'Virescit Vulnere Virtus' (from wound flourishes virtue)

The crest was found on a sterling silver menu holder, hallmarked London 1905, maker James Aitchinson

FAMILY CRESTS: LIST OF NAMES

family crest: STEWART



















menu holder with family crest: STEWART









Hallmark London 1905, James Aitchinson on a menu holder with Stewart crest

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