Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (or Saunders). (Dinton, co. Buckingham; Brixworth, Cottesbrook, East Haddon, Harrington, Stresham, and Welford, co. Northampton). Per chev. ar. and sa. three elephants’ heads erased counterchanged. Crest—An elephant’s head erased sa. Another Crest—An elephant’s head erased per chev. sa. and ar. armed or. Another Crest—An elephant’s head erased sa. eared and armed ar.
2) (Sandersted, Sanders’ Place, and Charlwood, co. Surrey; a very ancient family in that county, the parent stock of Sanders, of Lullington, Caldwell, and Little Ireton, co. Derby, and Tenby, co. Pembroke. Watkin de Sandersted, temp. Edward the Confesser, gave the advowson of Sandersted to Hyde Abbey, by Winchester, for the souls of his ancestors; he was succeeded by his brother, Stephens Sanders, who held Sandersted, according to Domesday Book, before the arrival of William I. from Normandy. William Sanders, of Charlwood, temp. Henry VI., m. Joan, dau. and co-heir of Thomas Carew, of Beddington, со. Surrey; his great-grandson; Sir Thomas Sanders, Knt., of Charlwood, had a confirmation of his arms and crest, 1553. A descendant of the Charlwood family, Thomas Saunders Esq., E.I.C.S., m. a dau. of William Gyll, Esq., of Wyrardsbury, co. Bucks, and had an only dau. and heir, m. to the Rev. George Goodere). Sa. a chev. erm. betw. three bulls’ heads cabossed ar., quartering Salemon, Collenden, and Carew. Crest—A demi bull per pale gu. and sa. eared and horned ar. and or, counterchanged, about his neck a collar gemel ar. supporting betw. his feet a stalk of alisaunder, leaved vert, budded or.
3) (Lullington and Little Ireton, co. Derby, and co. Chester, 1478; descended from Thomas Sanders, b. 1478, seventh son of Richard Sanders, of Charlwood, co. Surrey, who settled in co. Derby 1526). Same Arms as Sanders, of Sandersted, differenced with a rose gu. on the chev. Crest—A demi bull ramp. gu. armed or. Non bos in lingua.
4) (co. Essex). Ar. three fleurs-de-lis sa. on a chief of the second as many fleurs-de-lis of the first.
5) (Maidstone, co. Kent). Sa. a chev. betw. three elephants’ heads erased ar. a chief embattled or.
6) (Uxbridge, co. Middlesex). Sa. a chev. betw. three elephants’ heads erased ar. a chief or. Crest—Out of a ducal coronet or, an elephant’s head ar. eared gold.
7) (Sheriff co. Northampton, temp. Queen Elizabeth). Per pale sa. and ar. three elephants’ heads counterchanged.
8) Ar. a fess dancettée betw. three crosses crosslet fitchée gu.
9) Or, a fess dancettée betw. three crosses botonnée fitchée gu.
10) Per fess indented or and az.
11) (Sanders Park, co. Cork; allowed by Betham, Ulster, 1840). Ar. a chev. gu. betw. three elephants’ heads erased sa. on a chief az. a dagger erect ppr. pommel and hilt or, within two bezants. Crest—Out of a mural crown an elephant’s head ppr. charged with a bezant. Motto—Nil conscire sibi nulla pallescere culpa.