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Armigerous Memorials in All Saints' Parish Church, Odiham

CHARLES IIQuarterly, 1st and 4th grand-quarterly I and IV Azure three fleur-de-lis Or II and III Gules three lions passant guardant in pale Or armed and langued Azure 2nd Or a lion rampant Gules armed and langued Azure within a double tressure flory-counter-flory Gules 3rd Azure a harp Or stringed argent.

Blazons: BGA

This representation has an error in the 3rd quarter, the Ancient French and English quarters are reversed.

Samuel NICOLLSArgent on a chevron Azure between three lynxes’ heads erased Sable as many crescents ermine. The church contains the hatchment of Samuel Nicholls/Nicolls, of the Priory, Odiham. He is described as “Sergeant at Law and executor of Dean Swift”.

Blazons: BGA
Richard COMPTON Ermine on a bend Sable three close helmets Or. Flagstone in the Lady Chapel.

BGA: Compton of Piersden, Hants.

POYNINGS & WEST Barry Or and Sable(?) a bendlet Gules (Poynings)


Argent a fess dancetty Sable a crescent of the last for difference (West).

This is probably a memorial to Mary Poynings, née West, mother of Mary below. There is a ribbon rather than a crest above the shield. That may be an indication that it is for the wife rather than the husband.

The dexter Arms have Sable (black) rather than Vert (green). This may be an error in restoration.

Mary MORE (née Poynings) Quarterly 1st Barry of six Or and Vert a bendlet Gules (Poynings)
2nd Gules three lions passant in pale Argent a bendlet Azure (Fitz-Payne)
3rd Azure three piles in point Or (De Briene)
4th Argent a fess dancetty Sable a crescent of the last for difference (West).
Mary was the wife of Edward More Esq of Odiham and the daughter & co-heir of Sir Adrian Poynings. Her mother, Mary, was the daughter of Sir Owen West.
Harriott: Quarterly ermines and erminois three crescents two and one counterchanged.


?: Gules crusily fitchy a lion rampant Or.

The Harriott Arms appear to be a variation of Heriot; Quarterly erminois and ermines three crescents two and one counterchanged.
Alexander BAXTER Baxter: Argent a bat displayed Sable.


???: Vert(Sable) a saltire Or a rose Argent for difference

Baxter/Bakster (Scotland) - Papworth's Ordinary.

Robert MAY. Gules, a chevron argent between three heads in close-helmets visors open proper. The hatchment is a "reproduction" of the Arms attributed to Robert May. He was not recorded as being armigerous in the Visitations of Hampshire of 1686. His was listed as the husband of Lucy Hyde.
LIMBREY. Per pale Argent and Gules a chevron between three lions rampant counterchanged a crescent for difference(?). Blazon: BGA.
HAYDOCK Argent a cross Sable in dexter chief quarter a fleur-de-lis of the second.. Blazon: Harleian Society's Visitation of Hampshire 1530, 1575, 1622-1634
Haydock of Greywell - possibly James Haydock, d.1577

Crest: A demi swan with wings expanded Argent ducally gorged, lined and beaked Gules.

Sclater memorial

Philip Lutley SCLATER
Argent a saltire Azure. Philip was the son of William Lutley Sclater and married Jane Anne Eliza Blair.

The BGA;

"Sclater (Tangier Park, Co. Hants, and Hoddington House, same co.; WILLIAM LUTLEY SCLATER was son of Rev. BARTHOLOMEW LUTLEY SCLATER Rector of Whittingham, Co. Northumberland, and grandson of RICHARD SCLATER, Esq., of London). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, ar. a saltire az., for Sclater 2nd, gu. a fess betw. eight billets or, for MAY; 3rd, erm. on a fess cotised sa. three crescents or, for BRISTOW. Crest-Out of a ducal coronet or, an eagle rising wings displ. sa. Motto- Except in the Cross.