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1) (Auchmedden, co. Aberdeen, last of main line d. 1777, represented by Fraser of Findrack as heir of line). Gu. a boar pass. or. Crest—A griffin’s head erased ppr. Motto—Dominus fecit.
2) (Newbyth, co. Aberdeen, cadet of Auchmedden, bart. 1695). Gu. a boar pass, or, a canton erm. charged with a sword paleways ppr. Crest—A boar’s head erased or. Motto—Vi et virtute.
3) (Saughton Hall, co. Edinburgh, bart. 1696). The same Arms with a crescent or, surmounting the sword for diff. Same Crest and Motto. Sir James Gardener Baird was allowed, in 1845, to drop the crescent, having become representative of Newbyth.
4) (Newbyth, bart. 1809, cadet of Saughton Hall, as recorded in London for Sir David Baird of Ferntower, co. Perth, 1st bart, and G.C.B.). Gu. in chief within an increscent an etoile of eight points ar. (in allusion to the badge of the Ottoman Order) in base a boar pass. or, on a canton erm. a sword erect hilted and pommeled or. First Crest—A mameluke mounted on horseback, holding in his dexter hand a scymetar all ppr. Second Crest—A boar’s head erased ppr. Supporters (personal to Sir David Baird)— Dexter a grenadier in the uniform of the 50th regt. of foot ppr., sinister the royal tiger of Tippoo Saltaun guard. vert, striped or, from the neck pendent by a ribbon an escutcheon gu. charged with an etoile of eight points within an increscent ar. and on an scrol under the escutcheon the word “ Scringapatam.” Motto—Vi et virtute.
5) (Posso, co. Peebles). Az. on a fesse ar. a boar's head couped gu. betw. three mullets in chief and a boar pass, in base ppr.
6) (Elie. Fife, 1867). Per pale gu. and or, a boar pass, counterchanged. Crest—A griffin’s head erased or. Motto—Dominus fecit.
7) (Ury, co. Kincardine, 1867). Per pale engr. gu. and or, a boar pass. counterchanged. Same Crest and Motto.
8) (Auchmedden, co. Aberdeen, 1867). Per pale invecked gu. and or, a boar pass. counterchanged. Crest and Motto.
9) (Stichell, co. Roxburgh, 1865). Per pale indented gu. and or, a boar pass, counterchanged. Same Crest and Motto.
10) (Maturin Baird. Granted to Daniel Baird Maturin, Esq. of Newtownstewart, co. Tyrone, on his assuming, by Royal Licence, the additional surname and arms of BAIRD). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, per fesse or and gu. a boar pass. ppr. betw. two crescents in chief of the second and a dagger erect in base of the first, for BAIRD; 2nd and 3rd, ar. a chev. betw. two martlets in chief gu. and a mount in base ppr., for MATURIN. Crests—1st, A boar’s head erased ppr. betw. two branches of shamrocks vert, for BAIRD; 2nd, a horse in fulL speed ar., for MATURIN. Motto—Vi et virtute.

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