Greenock Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History

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From the town of Greenock in Renfrewshire. Huwe de Grenhok of the county of Lanark rendered homage in 1296 (Bain, II, p. 213). Sir John Grenok was chaplain and cerate of Carriden in 1538 (Johnsoun), Robertus Greenock, faber ferrarius, in Bannockburne, 1669 (Inquis. Tut., 943), and the Rev. James Grinock was minister of Gourock from 1780 to 1789 (Fasti, 2. ed., III, p. 196).

— The Surnames of Scotland (1946) by George Fraser Black (1866-1948)
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes

1) (Baron) – Voir Cathcart. comte Cathcart. Comte Cathcart – Ecosse – (Baron Cathcart, 1447; baron Greenock et vicomte Cathcart, 3 nov. 1807; comte Cathcart, 16 juillet 1814) – Écartelé aux 1 et 4 d’azur à trois croix recroisettées au pied fiché d’argent soutenues chacune d’un croissant du même (Cathcart) au 2 de gueules au lion d’argent (Wallace de Sundrum) au 3 d’azur à trois coupes couvertes d’or (Schaw de Greenock) Cimier une main dextre de carnation en pal empoignant un croissant d’argent Supports deux perroquets au naturel Devise I HOPE TO SPEED