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1) De Bolton - Ar. three bird-bolts in fesse gu.
2) (Lancashire and Yorkshire). (Rev. Thomas Ambler Bolton, of Wakefield, Yorkshire). Ar. on a chev. gu. three lions pass. guard. or (another, ar.). Crest—A buck's head erased ar. attired or, gorged with a chaplet vert, pierced through the neck with an arrow of the second.
3) (Bective Abbey, co. Meath, formerly of Brazeel, co. Dublin). (The Island, co. Wexford). (Tullydonnell, co. Louth). Or, on a chev. gu. three lions couchant ar. Crest—A hawk ar. belled or.
4) (Bolton Hill, co. Pembroke. Granted by Dethick, Garter, 6 July, 1555). Ar. on a bend gu. three lions’ heads caboshed of the field betw. two fleurs-de-lis az. Crest—A hind's head per pale indented ar. and az. holding in his mouth a broad arrow or, feathered and headed ar.
5) (Faithlegg, co. Waterford. From the Seal attached to the will of Capt. Thomas Bolton, 1662). (Curraghduff and Brook Lodge, co. Waterford). Arms same as above. Crest—A stag's head per pale indented ar and az. holding in the mouth a broad arrow or, feathered and headed ar.
6) (Mount Bolton, descended from Faithlegg, co. Waterford). Same Arms. Crest—A buck’s head erased, attired or, gorged with a chaplet vert pierced through the neck with an arrow of the second. Motto—Vi et virtute.
7) (Fun. Ent. of Peter Bolton, Provost Marshall of Leinster; d. 1604). Ar. on a chev. gu. three lions pass. or.
8) (Woodbridge, co. Suffolk. Granted 26 Aug., 1615). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, sa. a falcon close ar. beaked and belled or; 2nd and 3rd, gu. three wolves’heads erased or, a trefoil slipped in the centre. Crest—A falcon close ar. charged on the breast with a trefoil slipped vert, beaked and belled or.
9) (Bolton, co. Lancaster). (Lord Mayor of London, 1667). Sa. a hawk ar. Crest—A hawk belled ar.
10) Az. three bird bolts or. Crest—A bolt gu. in a tun or.
11) (Boyland, co. Norfolk, a.d. 1563). Ar. on a bend gu. three lions' heads of the field.
12) Ar. on a chev. gu. three leopards' heads of the field.
13) Ar. on a bend gu. three leopards’ faces or.
14) (Yorkshire). Ar. three door bolts gu.
15) (Serjeant Bolton, d. 1787). Az. three arrows in pale fesseways or, points to the dexter. Crest—A tun erect ppr. transpierced by an arrow fesseways or.
16) Ar. a chev. gu.
17) Ar. a fesse sa. betw. three pellets.
18) (Cranwich, co. Norfolk. Granted 1803). Sa. on a. mount in base vert, a falcon erm. beak and bells or, in the month a trefoil slipped of the second. Crest—On a mount vert a falcon as in the arms.
19) or Boulton - Ar. on a chev. gu. a lion’s head or. Crest—A horse courant, saddled and bridled.
20) Sa. on a chev. engr. betw. three bird bolts or, as many lions couchant gu. a canton ar. thereon a sword erect within a wreath of laurels on the dexter and cypress on the sinister, and inscribed above the word “Moodkee,” sa. Crest—On a mount vert a hawk rising sa. belled and charged on the breast with two bird bolts in saltier or.
21) (Carbrook, co. Stirling, 1870). Ar. a falcon close sa. armed, jessed, and belled or, on a chief of the second three bezants. Crest—A falcon, as in the arms. Motto—Industria et virtute.
22) Or, a lion pass. guard. sa. betw. two bendlets gu.
23) Ar. a lion ramp. az. fretty of the field.
24) (Burston, co. Norfolk). Gu. on a bend engr. ar. three leopards’ faces of the field.
25) (originally of Stixwold, co. Lincoln, now of Moulton, in the same shire: the present representative is the Rev. Anthony Boulton, rector of Preston Capes, co. Northampton). Az. three bird bolts or, quartering the ensign of Forster [which name see]. Crest—A bird bolt in a tun. Motto—Dux vitae ratio.
26) (Norfolk and Yorkshire). Ar. on a bend engr. gu. three leopards’ faces of the field. Crest—On a holly bush vert fructed of the second a hawk rising ppr.
27) (Soho, near Birmingham; borne by Matthew Boulton, Esq., High Sheriff of co. Stafford). Az. on a bend or, cottised ar. betw. two fleurs-de-lis of the second, a bolt betw. two leopards’ faces of the field. Crest—A hind's head erased per pale az. and or, in the mouth an arrow (or bird bolt) in bend point downwards . . . Motto—Faire sum devoir.
28) (Forebridge Villa, co. Stafford). Per fess or and vert two hawks in pale counterchanged. Crest—On a fer-de-moulin a hawk pierced with an arrow. Motto—Mens conscia recti.
29) (Gibbon Grove, co. Surrey). Sa. a hawk ar. on a canton or, a garb gu. quartering az. a chev. betw. two fleurs-de-lis in chief and a crab in base or. Crest—A hawk ar. collared, legged, and belled gu. the wings expanded, the dexter foot supporting a shield az. charged with a fleur-de-lis or.
30) (Suffolk). Ar. on a chev. gu. a leopard’s face of the field.

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