Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (Brook Street, Hanover Square, London, bart. in consideration of the great skill and unremitting attention evinced by Sir W. W. Gull during the dangerous illness of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, he was created a baronet 8 Feb. 1872, and granted by Her Majesty in the same year an augmentation to his arms). Az. a serpent nowed or betw. three sea gulls ppr. with the following honourable augmentation, viz., a canton erm. thereon an ostrich feather ar. quilled or, enfiled by the coronet which encircles the badge or plume of the Prince of Wales gold. Crests—1st (of honourable augmentation): A lion pass. guard. or, supporting with the
dexter paw an escutcheon az. thereon an ostrich feather ar. quilled or, enfiled with a like coronet; 2nd; Two arms embowed, vested az. cuffs ar. the hands ppr. holding a torch or fired also ppr. Motto—Sine Deo frustra.
2) (Sandwich, co. Kent). Paly of six or and sa. (another az. and ar.) a chief of the first. Crest—A dexter arm in armour, couped at the shoulder, lying fesseways, embowed and erect from the elbow, holding in the hand all ppr. a battle axe ar. handled or.
3) (co. Kent). Paly of six ar. and az. a chief or.
4) (Richard Bird, of Pinchbeck, no. Lincoln, temp. Henry VI., m. Lucy, dau. and heiress of Robert Gull. Visit. Cumberland, 1615). Paly of six sa. and ar. a chief or.