Author Topic: Identifying this bird please... and an armiger search.  (Read 5974 times)

Offline J. Hemsley

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Re: Identifying this bird please... and an armiger search.
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 06 January 15 13:53 GMT (UK) »
Though I've determined that the seal's bird most resembles the bird from plate 19 fig. 64. Though frustratingly, that bird is not named so I cannot identify it, again it comes from the above source. What do you think?

Are they the same? And what bird is pl 19, fig. 16 (remember it's not a crane/stork, bustard, dove nor raven)?


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Re: Identifying this bird please... and an armiger search.
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 06 January 15 15:10 GMT (UK) »
Could it be a ring-dove, or a pigeon?

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Re: Identifying this bird please... and an armiger search.
« Reply #11 on: Friday 03 March 17 19:30 GMT (UK) »
I am currently identifying a seal and whether it will help me or not confirm ancestry, as I've been stuck around 200 years ago, with an earlier birth of about 1785-1787.

Fairbairn's Crests is the only one I could find, with drawings in a 2nd volume, fortunately it is searchable online, with a downloadable large PDF.

Volume 1 with Descriptions and part of the Plates Index
https://ia601407.us.archive.org/34/items/fairbairnsbookof01fair/fairbairnsbookof01fair.pdf

Volume 2 with other part of Plates Index and Plates of the Crests
https://archive.org/stream/FairbairnsBookOfCrestsV2#page/n29/mode/2up/search/Coe

In the Plates Index the first number denotes the Plate and second number relates to the Crest.

All the best Mark
"George HOOD of Selby" Before 1812?

Born about 1785 (Yorkshire per 1841 Census)

Married Sarah RUSSELL at Selby 1815 newspaper - "both of that place".

Buried in the Quaker Burial Ground at Selby as "Not in Membership" in 1845, aged 60 years.

George HOOD of Selby was refused Membership of the Quakers in 1836.

Elected Overseer of the Poor of Selby in 1838.

Had both known (Selby) and unknown (some not stated 1846) property interests.

Possible (but unknown) links to COOK and/or PEARSON names.