Art by Betmatrho in this Red-Thread Genealogy section for the 'Lost Tribes of Israel' may be freely used for personal use.
Coat of Arms:
A gold shield with a red rose and a red chief featuring two silver spurs.
Description not available
From the French Chef. Which means the head or uppermost position
of the shield. It is one of the honourable Ordinaries and
occupies one third of the upper part of the field. Gu. a Chief
or. The Arms of Hampstead. The Chief may be of any of the forms
of lines used in heraldry. When the Chief is Charged with any
figure, in blazon it is said to be "On a Chief". But when any
charge is placed in the upper part of the shield, in the place of the
Chief it is said to be "In Chief."
Chief Points. The Chief, or upper part of the shield contains three points, viz. the Dexter chief point; the middle chief point; and Sinister chief point.
mantle consists of the shield displaying the arms that was given to the
person bearing this surname; a banner with surname; a helmet; and family
crest [if known]. See a sample of full mantle by - at right.
Normally the crest is displayed atop the helmet. To order a full
coat of arms and family crest click here
Sample Coat of Arms - Full
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