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Birch Coat of Arms Meaning

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Origin, Meaning, Family History and Birch Coat of Arms and Family Crest

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Blazons & Genealogy Notes

1) (Birch, Lancashire, also of Lincolnshire and London, Visit. Lancaster, 1664). Az. three fleurs-de-lis or. Crest—A fleur-de-lis ar. entwined by a serpent ppr.
2) (Birch, co. Lancaster). Ar. a chev. betw. three mullets sa.
3) (Staffordshire, and Wrotham, co. Norfolk). Az. three fleurs-de-lis and a canton ar. Crest—A fleur-de-lis ar. entwined by a serpent ppr. Motto—Prudentia simplicitate.
4) (Openshaw and Ardwick, co. Lancaster, 1664). As Birch of Birch, with a canton or.
5) (granted to William Jarvis Birch, Esq., of Croydon, co. Surrey). Or, on a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis az. as many crosses clechees of the field, a chief gu. thereon two staves of Aesculapius in saltire or, entwined by a serpent ppr. Crest—An eagle rising az. holding in the dexter claw a banner flowing to the dexter gu., thereon three crosses clechees two, and one, as in the arms, staff, point, and tassels gold.
6) (Birch Hall). (Garnstone, co. Hereford, descended from Bisch of Birch Hall). Gu. on a chev. ar. betw. three griffins’ heads erased of the last as many lozenges az. on a chief crenellee or, three birch branches vert. Crest—A hare courant sa. collared or.
7) (The Hasles, co. Lancaster, bart.). Az. three fleurs-de-lis ar. on a chief of the last three mullets sa. Crest—A mount vert thereon a hare sa. collared ar. Motto—Libertas.
8) (granted to George Birch, of Kilkenny, Alderman, Aug. 12,1691). Az. on a chev. betw. three griffins’ heads ar. as many lozenges of the first. Crest—A griffin’s head erased holding in the mouth a birch branch ppr. and charged on the shoulder with a lozenge sa.
9) (Ireland, granted to George Birch of Kilkenny, Alderman, August 12th 1691). Az. on a chev. betw. three griffins` heads ar. as many lozenges of the first. Crest – A griffin`s head erased holding in the mouth a birch branch ppr. and charged on the shoulder with a lozenge sa.

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David commented on 04-Aug-2018
This isn't the same Andy as my nephew, is it?!
Andy Birch commented on 03-Jun-2018
Very much interested to know the history of this family name