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 Christchurch Borough Council, England

Blazon: Ermine a pall azure surmounted by a chevron gules charged with a cross formy between two salmon naiant respectant or

Crest: Issuant from a mural crown or charged with a chi ro monogram sable, the upper story of the tower of Christchurch Priory proper

Supporters: Two lions rampant guardant, per fess or and azure, crowned of the last, resting the interior hind paw on the stump of an oak tree eradicated and leaved proper

Mantling: Or lined azure

Motto: For Fidelity and Freedom

Arms of Bournemouth Borough Council, England

 

Blazon: Per cross moline or and azure, I and IV a lion rampant bearing between its paws a rose, II six martlets 2, 2, and 2, III four salmon naiant in pale, all counterchanged

Crest: On a wreath of the colors a pine tree on a mount proper, in front four roses or

Mantling: Azure lined or

Motto: Pulchritudo et salubritas (Beauty and health)