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Offline Stephen J F Plowman

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Re: Free family crest downloads
« Reply #18 on: Thursday 14 March 19 15:32 GMT (UK) »
Most of these sites just list them without referencing them. I've known there is a crest for my surname for decades (from a stand at a fair), wonder how you find out to whom the crest was awarded?

At the risk of advertising my post:

Topic: Looking for “Your” Coat of Arms - A few pointers
http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/topic,490335.0.html

Try point 2:

2)   The Harleian Society’s Grantees of Arms:
Grantees of Arms to the end of the 17th century - http://www.archive.org/details/granteesofarmsna00fost
Grantees of Arms 1687 to 1898 Volume I - http://www.archive.org/details/granteesofarmsna66fost
Grantees of Arms 1687 to 1898 Volume II - http://www.archive.org/details/granteesofarmsna68fost
Plowman - Dorset
Gollop - Dorset
Taunton - Dorset
Carver - Norfolk
Oyns - all
Tweedy - all
Also British Heraldry (www.heraldry-online.org.uk)

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