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Incorporated into : 1974 South Kesteven

Arms (crest) of Grantham

Official blazon

Chequy Or and Azure a Bordure Sable verdoy of Trefoils slipped Argent.


The arms were officially recorded at the Visitation of 1634.

The arms are derived form the arms of the Warennes family, who played an important role in the local history. The trefoils are likely to be a local symbol.

Arms (crest) of Grantham

The arms as used on a JaJa postcard +/- 1905
Arms (crest) of Grantham

The arms in the Coffee Hag albums +/- 1925

Literature : Image and information from here