Eastbourne

From Heraldry of the World
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Logo-new.jpg
Heraldry of the World
United Kingdom.jpg
British heraldry portal
Civic heraldry of the United Kingdom
Unitedkingdom-flag.gif

  • Overseas possessions
  • Total pages in the British section : 16,282
  • Total images in the British section : 3

EASTBOURNE

Arms (crest) of Eastbourne

Official blazon

Arms: Argent on a Fesse double cottised Gules a Rose Or between two Stags' Heads caboshed of the field.
Crest: On a Wreath of the Colours a Sea-Horse raising the dexter foot Vert.
Motto: 'MELIORA SEQUIMUR' - We follow the better things.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on January 11, 1928.

The two stags' heads were incorporated from the arms of the Dukes of Devonshire, principal landowners in Eastbourne, and the rose or and visor were incorporated from the arms of the Davies-Gilbert Family, also large landowners in Eastbourne.

The sea horse relates to the fact that Eastbourne is a coastal town, and the rest of the embellishments are just decoration.

Image gallery

Literature: Information taken from www.eastbourne.org/council_services/councillors_committees/mayor_of_eastbourne


Contact and Support

Partners:

Your logo here ?
Contact us



© since 1995, Heraldry of the World, Ralf Hartemink Ralf Hartemink arms.jpg
Index of the site