Arms of the borough of Croyden


London, England

Granted 1965

Blazon: Argent on a cross flory sable between in chief dexter two swords in saltire and sinister two keys in saltire, both azure and gules, five bezants

Crest: On a mural crown or a fountain between a branch of oak leaved and fructed and a branch of beech slipped proper

Supporters: On the dexter a lion sable and on the sinister a horse argent each with a cross formy fitchy pendant from a collar counterchanged

Mantling: Sable lined argent

Motto: Ad summa nitamur (Let us strive for perfection)

The cross flory comes from the arms of John Whitgift, Archbishop of Canterbury, by way of the County Borough of Croyden. The keys and swords refer to the Abbey of St. Peter and St. Paul. The fountain symbolizes the source of the River Wandle, and the white horse is from the arms of the Earls of Surrey.


Arms of North Walsham Town Council, England

North Walsham

Granted 1949

Blazon: Sable a croizer palewise between two ancient crowns or, a chief dancetty of the last a cross flory of the field between two garbs vert

Crest: On a wreath of the colors in front of a sun in splendor or a griffin sejant sable collared gules

Mantling: Sable lined or

Motto: Non nobis sed omnibus (Not for us but for all)

Arms of St. Helens Metropolitan Borough Council, England

Granted 1868?

Blazon: Argent two bars azure overall a cross sable between 1 a saltire couped gules 2 a griffin segreant of the third beaked and armed or 3 a cross flory of the fourth voided and 4 a cross crosslet fitchy of the last

Crest: Issuant from an ancient crown or a ram’s head argent armed of the first charged on the neck with two fleurs-de-lis gules and bearing in the mouth a slip of laurel proper

Mantling: Azure lined argent

Supporters: On the dexter a lion rampant guardant or charged with seven fleurs-de-lis gules and on the sinister a griffin segreant sable armed of the first, the wings barry of seven of the third and the first

Motto: Ex terra lucem (From the ground, light)