Belper

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BELPER (Rural district council)

Incorporated into : 1974 Amber Valley

Arms (crest) of Belper

Official blazon

Arms : per pale vert and sable, a pale wavy argent surmounted of another wavy azure; on a chief dancettée Or, a Tudor rose barbed and seeded between two oak trees couped proper fructed gold.
Crest : On a wreath of the colours, Issuant from the battlements of a tower gules, a mount vert, thereon a popinjay Or, gorged with a collar gules, pendant therefrom a horseshoe sable, resting the dexter claw on an ancient lamp gold enflamped proper.
Motto: Beau repeyr.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on Aaugust 31, 1953.

I have no further information, nor a colour image of these arms. Any additional information is welcome !


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Literature : Briggs, 1971.