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MAXWELL ARMS

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Officially Recorded in Scotland

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MAXWELL, LORD HERRIES

Quarterly: 1st and 4th Argent, a saltire Sable and in chief a label of three points Gules (Maxwell) 2nd and 3rd Argent, three hurchions Sable (Herries). Slains Armorial - 1565.

Letters Patent dated 2nd April 1567

MAXWELL OF TELEN

Argent on a saltire Sable a man's heart Or. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1672-7

MAXWELL OF BARNCLEUGH

Argent a saltire Sable within a bordure of the second charged with eight lozenges of the first. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1672-7

MAXWELL OF LOCH

Argent a saltire within a bordure Sable the last verdoy of eight roses of the first. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1672-7


MAXWELL OF CALDERWOOD

1) Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent a saltire Sable within a bordure counter-compony of the second and first 2nd & 3rd Argent a bend Azure.

2) Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent on a saltire Sable an annulet Or 2nd Argent a saltire Sable within a bordure counter-compony of the second and first 3rd Argent a bend Azure.

Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1) 1st matric. 1672-7
2) 2nd matric. 1793

MAXWELL OF LACKIEBANK

Argent on a saltire Sable between two mullets in chief and base Azure a man's heart Or. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1676

MAXWELL OF CRANSALOCK

Argent a saltire Sable within a bordure of the second charged with eight crescents Or. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1680-7

Col Thomas MAXWELL

Argent a saltire Sable within a bordure embattled Gules. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1680-7

MAXWELL OF NETHER POLLOCK

Argent on a saltire Sable an annulet Or stoned proper. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1696

Captain William MAXWELL

Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent a saltire Sable within a bordure counter-compony of the second and first 2nd & 3rd Argent a bend Azure all within a bordure embattled Gules. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1696

MAXWELL OF MONREITH

Argent a double headed eagle displayed Sable beaked and membered Gules surmounted of an escutcheon of the first charged with a saltire of the second and surcharged in the centre with a hedgehog Or all within a bordure of the third. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1719

Rev Hugh MAXWELL
Minister of Strathmartine

Azure on a saltire Argent a man's heart Or. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1748-54

MAXWELL OF BROOMHOLM

Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent on a saltire Sable a crescent Or (for Maxwell) 2nd & 3rd Argent a lion rampant Azure (for Crichton Earl of Caithness). Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1759

MAXWELL OF SPRINKELL

Argent on a saltire Sable an annulet Or stoned Azure in base a crescent of the second within a bordure Gules charged with eight besants. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1st matric. 1761
2nd matric. 1811

MAXWELL OF BREDILAND

Argent on a saltire Sable a martlet Or within a bordure engrailed Gules. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1789

MAXWELL OF CARDONESS

Quarterly 1st an eagle displayed Sable 2nd Azure a gable end of a gothic church with a cross at the top and a gothic leaded window Argent 3rd Argent a saltire Sable within a bordure counter-compony of the second and first 4th Argent a bend Azure all within a bordure embattled Gules. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1805

MAXWELL OF CARRUCHAN

Argent a double headed eagle displayed Sable beaked and membered Gules surmounted of an escutcheon of the first charged with a saltire of the second and surcharged in the centre with a hedgehog Or. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1848

GRAHAM-MAXWELL OF MERKSWORTH

Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent on a saltire Sable a martlet Or within a bordure invected Gules 2nd Or on a chief ermines three escallops of the first 3rd Argent on a saltire Sable an annulet Or stoned Azure within a bordure of the second. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1858

Thomas MAXWELL
of Liverpool

Argent a saltire Sable in base a holly leaf Vert. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1865

HYSLOP-MAXWELL OF GLENGABER

Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent a saltire Sable within a bordure engrailed of the last charged with eight lozenges of the first 2nd & 3rd Argent on a mount Vert a stag lodged in front of a holly tree proper on a chief invected of the second three mullets of the first. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1867

MAXWELL OF MUNCHES

Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent an eagle displayed with two heads Sable beaked and membered Gules bearing on its breast an escutcheon of the first charged with a saltire of the second surcharged with a hedgehog Or 2nd Argent three hedgehogs Sable 3rd Quarterly i & iv Argent a saltire Sable on a bordure of the last eight lozenges of the first ii & iii Argent a saltire invected Sable between two pellets in the flanks on a chief Gules three cushions Or.. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1868

CONSTABLE-MAXWELL

Grand Quarterly 1st Argent a double headed eagle displayed Sable beaked and membered Gules surmounted of an inescutcheon of the first charged with a saltire of the second and surcharged in the centre with a hurchin Or (for Maxwell, Earl of Nithsdale) 2nd Quarterly I & IV Argent a saltire Sable in chief a label of three points Gules (for Maxwell) II & III Argent three hurchins Sable (for Herries) 3rd Quarterly Gules and Vair a Bend Or (for Constable of Everingham) 4th Azure on a bend cotised Argent three billets Sable (for Huggerston of Huggerston) in the centre of the shield a crescent Sable. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1875

WEDDERBURN-MAXWELL OF MIDDLEBIE

Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent a saltire Sable in chief a mullet Gules within a bordure Azure 2nd ^ 3rd Argent a chevron between three roses Gules barbed Vert. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1879

Admiral William Henry MAXWELL

Argent a double headed eagle displayed Sable beaked and membered Gules surmounted of an escutcheon of the first charged with a saltire of the second and surcharged in the centre with a hedgehog Or all within a bordure parted per pale of the third and compony of the second and first. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.

1899

LORD FARNHAM

Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent a saltire Sable a chief paly of six of the first and second (for Maxwell of Calderwood) 2nd & 3rd Barry of six Argent and Gules.
Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.
1900

This entry is either for the 10th Baron, Somerset Henry Maxwell d.1900 or the 11th, Arthur Kenlis Maxwell.

Marmaduke MAXWELL
Lord Herries of Terregles

Grand Quarterly 1st Argent a double headed eagle displayed Sable beaked and membered Gules surmounted of an inescutcheon of the first charged with a saltire of the second and surcharged in the centre with a hurchin Or (for Maxwell, Earl of Nithsdale) 2nd Quarterly I & IV Argent a saltire Sable in chief a label of three points Gules (for Maxwell) II & III Argent three hurchins Sable (for Herries) 3rd Quarterly Gules and Vair a Bend Or (for Constable of Everingham) 4th Azure on a bend cotised Argent three billets Sable (for Huggerston of Huggerston). An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973

29th October 1904 18/10


1) Mary Alexandra MAXWELL OF DARGAVEL
2) Maj Alexander MAXWELL OF DARGAVEL

Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent a saltire Sable in base a stag's head erased proper (for Maxwell of Dargavel) 2nd & 3rd Argent a fess chequy Sable and of the first between three falcons' heads couped of the second (for Hall of Fulbar) An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973

1) 11th December 1922 25/57
2) 7th October 1952 39/34

Gen Sir John Grenfell MAXWELL

Argent a saltire Sable in chief a rest of the last and in base a holly leaf Vert. An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973

2nd March 1925 26/57

Sir John STIRLING-MAXWELL OF POLLOK Bt

Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent on a saltire Sable an annulet Or stoned Azure (for Maxwell of Pollok) 2nd & 3rd Argent on a bend Azure three buckles Or (for Stirling of Keir). An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973

10th October 1929 28/56

Rev William Gilchrist MAXWELL OF CARRUNCHAN

Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent a double headed eagle displayed Sable beaked and membered Gules surmounted of an escutcheon of the first charged with a saltire of the second surcharged in the centre with a hurchin Or (for Maxwell) 2nd & 3rd Sable a mullet pierced of six points Or within a bordure Argent charged with three cross crosslets fitchee of the filed (for Clark). An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973

28th April 1934 31/13

Lt Col Frederick Gordon MAXWELL OF ARDWELL

Argent a double headed eagle displayed Sable beaked and membered Gules upon its breast of an escutcheon of the first charged with a saltire of the second with a hurchin Or all within a bordure indented of the third. An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973

8th June 1950 38/7

Wing Commander Gerald Joseph CONSTABLE-MAXWELL

Grand Quarterly 1st Argent a double headed eagle displayed Sable beaked and membered Gules surmounted of an inescutcheon of the first charged with a saltire of the second and surcharged in the centre with a hurchin Or (for Maxwell, Earl of Nithsdale) 2nd Quarterly I & IV Argent a saltire Sable in chief a label of three points Gules (for Maxwell) II & III Argent three hurchins Sable (for Herries) 3rd Quarterly Gules and Vair a Bend Or (for Constable of Everingham) 4th Azure on a bend cotised Argent three billets Sable (for Huggerston of Huggerston) all within a bordure engrailed Or for difference. An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973

4th June 1954 40/7


Full Achievement
Francis MAXWELL OF NEWLAW AND KIRKCONNELL
Feudal Baron of Kirkconnell

Argent a saltire Sable between nine mullets in chief and in the flanks Gules and an hurcheon in base of the second. Lyon Court
14th December 2007 1/89

Ancient usage from Edward Maxwell of Lamington, died 29 September 1596

Recorded Elsewhere

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Crondall Church

Henry MAXWELL of Ewshot House & Ramsbury, Wilts.

Argent upon a Saltire Sable a manís heart Or. All Saints Parish Church
Crondall, Hampshire
Sir William MAXWELL OF CALDERWOOD Bt

Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent a saltire Sable within a bordure embattled counter-compony of the second and first (for Maxwell) 2nd & 3rd Argent a bend Azure (for Denniston). Burke's Peerage and Baronetage 1881

Sir Herbert Eustace MAXWELL OF MONREITH Bt

Argent a double headed eagle displayed Sable beaked and membered Gules surmounted of an escutcheon of the first charged with a saltire of the second and surcharged in the centre with a hedgehog Or all within a bordure of the third. Burke's Peerage and Baronetage 1881

Sir John Maxwell STIRLING-MAXWELL OF POLLOCK Bt

Argent on a saltire Sable an annulet Or stoned proper. Burke's Peerage and Baronetage 1881

Sir John HERON-MAXWELL OF SPRINKELL

Argent on a saltire Sable an annulet Or stoned Azure within a bordure Gules charged with eight besants. Burke's Peerage and Baronetage 1881

Sir William MAXWELL OF CARDONESS Bt

Quarterly 1st an eagle displayed Sable 2nd Azure a gable end of a gothic church with a cross at the top and a gothic leaded window Argent 3rd Argent a saltire Sable within a bordure counter-compony of the second and first 4th Argent a bend Azure all within a bordure embattled Gules. Burke's Peerage and Baronetage 1881

James Andrew Colville WEDDERBURN-MAXWELL

Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent a saltire Sable in chief a mullet Gules within a bordure Azure 2nd & 3rd Argent a chevron between three roses Gules barbed Vert. Fox-Davies' Armorial Families 1902
Robert Perceval PERCEVAL-MAXWELL

Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent a saltire Sable on a chief of the last three pallets of the first (for Maxwell) 2nd & 3rd Argent on a chief indented Gules three crosses patee of the first (for Perceval).
Fox-Davies' Armorial Families 1902

Robert Perceval assumed by Royal Licence in 1839 the additional surname and Arms of Maxwell.

Sir William Edward MAXWELL KCMG

Argent an eagle with two heads displayed Sable beaked and membered Gules surmounted of a shield of the first charged with a saltire of the second thereon a hedgehog Or. 1) Fox-Davies' Armorial Families 1902

Theodore MAXWELL

Argent a saltire Sable a chief paly of six of the first and second a mullet for difference. Fox-Davies' Armorial Families 1902
Barry Owen Somerset Maxwell
LORD FARNHAM
12th Baron

Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent a saltire Sable a chief paly of six of the first and second (for Maxwell of Calderwood) 2nd & 3rd Barry of six Argent and Gules. Debretts Perrage & Baronetage 1990
Sir Michael Eustace George MAXWELL OF MONREITH Bt

Argent a double headed eagle displayed Sable beaked and membered Gules surmounted of an escutcheon of the first charged with a saltire of the second and surcharged in the centre with a hedgehog Or all within a bordure of the third. Debretts Perrage & Baronetage 1990
Peter Trevor Maxwell BARON DE ROS
Heir of Georgiana Angela Ross, Baroness de Ros

Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent a saltire Gules (for Fitzgerald) 2nd & 3rd Gules three water bougets Argent (for de Ros). Debretts Perrage & Baronetage 1990
Sir Nigel Mellar HERON-MAXWELL Bt

Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent on a saltire Sable an annulet Or stoned Azure in base a crescent of the second all within a bordure Gules charged with eight besants 2nd & 3rd Gules on a bend Argent a rose between two lions passant Gules. Debretts Perrage & Baronetage 1990