Arms of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

Kingston upon Thames

London, England

Granted 1966

Blazon: Azure three salmon naiant in pale argent finned and tailed gules

Crest: On a wreath of the colors issuant from a wreath of bay leaves vert banded or a demi-stag proper gorged with a crown of or pendant therefrom an escutcheon ermine on a chevron vert between two chevronels the chief per pale azure and gules, the base per pale gules and azure, a cross paté or, holding between the forelegs a fountain

Supporters: Two stags proper gorged with a ribbon argent pendant therefrom an escutcheon azure issuant from the base an elm tree proper in front of a sun rising or and resting the interior hind hoof on a charred woodstock proper

Compartment*: A grassy mount proper supported by a fillet wavy pre fess wavy argent and azure

Mantling: Azure lined argent

The arms are derived from the historical arms of the borough, recorded as far back as 1572; the three salmon refer to three fisheries mentioned in the Domesday Book. The escutcheon on the crest bears the arms of the Borough of Malden and Coombe, and the supporters’ escutcheons show the arms of the Borough of Surbiton.

*Compartments are usually left to the discretion of the artist, not specified in the blazon.

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Arms of the borough of Brent

Brent

Granted 1965

Blazon: Per chevron wavy argent gules and vert, in dexter chief an orb ensigned with a cross crosslet or, in sinister chief two swords in saltire proper, points in chief, in base as many seaxes in saltire, points in chief of the last enfiled with a Saxon crown of the fourth

Crest: Within a Saxon crown or on a mount vert a lion statant of the first charged on the shoulder with a cinquefoil gules

Supporters: On the dexter a lion or supporting a staff gules with a banner vert charged with a balance of the first; on the sinister a dragon azure supporting a staff of the third with a banner of the second charged with three lilies argent

Mantling: Gules lined argent

Motto: Forward Together

Compartment*: A grassy mound divided by water argent charged with a pale wavy azure

This achievement is largely a combination of the arms of the former boroughs of Wembley and Willesden. The former contributed the seaxes, the Saxon crown, and the lions, while the latter contributed the orb, the swords (both symbols of King Athelstan), the cinquefoil, and the dragon.

*Compartments are usually left to the discretion of the artist, not specified in the blazon.

Arms of Boston Borough Council, England

Arms of Boston Borough Council, England

Granted 1974

Blazon: Or on a chevron azure three coronets each composed of crosses paté and fleurs-de-lis of the field; on a chief sable a garb between two pairs of windmill sails also of the field

Crest: On a wreath of the colors a demi-lion rampant or holding in the forepaws a wool-pack proper charged with a ram couchant or*

Supporters: Two mermaids proper crined and finned or upon a compartment of waves barry wavy azure and argent**

Mantling: Azure lined or

Motto: Serve with amnity

*The blazon specifies that the ram should be or, though the depiction here seems to be argent.

**Compartments are generally not described in the blazon, but this seems to be an exception.

 

Arms of Maldon District Council, England

Granted 1978

Blazon: Per saltire wavy argent azure and vert, in chief a lion passant guardant, in the dexter and sinister two garbs, and in base a ship’s wheel, all or

Crest: On a wreath or and vert upon water barry wavy argent and azure charged with a fleur-de-lis of the first an Essex sailing barge proper

Supporters: On the dexter an Anglo-Saxon warrior armored, in his dexter hand a sword point downwards, on the sinister a yachtsman habited in a sailing smock and wearing a peaked cap, all proper upon a compartment* of a grassy mound also proper divided by water barry wavy argent and azure

Mantling: Per fess vert and azure lined argent

Motto: Vision, courage, integrity

*Compartments are generally left to the discretion of the artist, but this blazon specifies its design.

Arms of Ribble Valley Borough Council, England

Granted 1975

Blazon: Or a lion rampant purpre armed and langued vert, on a chief wavy of the last two croizers in saltire of the field

Crest: On a wreath argent and vert upon a limestone crag in front of a representation of Clitheroe Castle proper an eagle displayed wings inverted gorged with a Roman Corona Radiata or

Mantling: Vert lined argent

Supporters: Two stags proper, the dexter gorged with a collar argent charged with six molets pierced, three visible, sable and holding in the mouth a rose gules barbed, seeded, leaved, and slipped proper; the sinister charged with a collar sable charged with three like molets argent and holding in the mouth a rose argent barbed, seeded, leaved, and slipped proper

Compartment*: Grass with limestone outcrops proper divided by water barry wavy of four argent and vert

*Compartments are usually left to the discretion of the artist, not specified in the blazon.

Arms of Pendle Borough Council, England

Granted 1980

Blazon: Gules on a chevron argent between in chief two cotton sprigs slipped and flowered proper and in base a fleece or a lozenge between two cogwheels sable, a chief per fess enarched azure and vert

Crest: On a wreath argent and gules issuant from a Roman Corona Radiata or two lion’s gambs erect purpre armed and grasping a circlet of the third enfiling a spray of three roses argent between two like sprays of three roses gules, all barbed, seeded, and conjoined on one stem proper

Mantling: Gules lined argent

Supporters: Two stags each standing upon a broom, the head inward, all proper

Compartment*: Moorland with outcrops of millstone grit all proper

Motto: In unitate florescemus (In unity we shall flourish increasingly)

*Compartments are usually left to the discretion of the artist, not specified in the blazon.

Arms of Copeland Borough Council, England

Granted 1990 (?)

Blazon: Per fess dancetty azure and vert, on a base argent two barrulets wavy of the first, on a chief or between two flashes of lightning throughout of the field an anchor all between two miners’ picks palewise heads in chief sable
Crest: On a wreath argent and azure out of the battlements of a red sandstone tower proper two croizers in saltire or, surmounted by a representation of the ancient Cross at Gosforth issuant also proper

Mantling: Azure lined argent

Supporters: On the dexter, a dragon wings elevated and addorsed argent, gorged with a wreath of laurel proper; on the sinister a lion azure winged or gorged with a wreath of oak also proper

Compartment: A grassy mount growing therefrom on either side of the shield a Parnassus Grass Flower stalked and with two leaves at the base proper*

Motto: By faith and industry

*Compartments are usually left to the discretion of the artist, not specified in the blazon.