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I have no information on the origin or meaning of these arms. Any information is welcome !
 
I have no information on the origin or meaning of these arms. Any information is welcome !
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[[Literature]] : Biggs, 1971
 
[[Literature]] : Biggs, 1971

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STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Incorporated into : 1974 Stratford-on-Avon

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Official blazon

Or, a chevron azure between three leopard's faces gules.

Origin/meaning

The arms were recorded at the Visitations of 1619 and 1682, and officially certified on June 4, 1958.

I have no information on the origin or meaning of these arms. Any information is welcome !

Stratford2.jj.jpg

The arms as used on a JaJa postcard +/- 1905 (wrong colours)
Stratford.haguk.jpg

The arms in the Coffee Hag albums +/- 1925
Stratford.thp.jpg

The arms on a Thomson and Porteous cigarette card, 1905

Literature : Biggs, 1971