Synnott Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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1) (Synnott’s Land, Ballytramon, and the Rahine, со. Wexford; a family possessed at a remote period of considerable estates, and ranked amongst the most eminent of the gentry of the barony of Shelmalier. Among the gentry of the co. Wexford, summoned 19 Edward III., a.d. 1344, to attend the Lords Justices with horse and arms, appears John Fitz Michael Synath, and in the account of Nicholas Hore, Sheriff of Wexford, a.d. 1366, Nicholas Fitz John Synot is returned. Michael Synnott, of the Rahine, temp. James I., was son of Stephen Synnott, of Wexford, who was son of David Synnott, and grandson of Pierce Synnott, both of Ballytramon. Visit. Wexford, 1618. The representative of the senior line, that of Ballytramon, Richard Synnott, Esq., was deprived of his estate by Oliver Cromwell). (Ballyclaniff, со. Wexford; Walter Synnott, grandson of Walter Synnott, of Ballytramon. Visit. Wexford, 1618). Gu. three swans ar. beaked and legged sa.
2) (Ballyfarnoge, in the barony of Shelmalier, co. Wexford; Sir William Synnott was knighted at Dublin Castle by Sir Arthur Chichester, Lord Deputy, 22 June, 1606). Ar. three swans close in pale sa. beaked gu. ducally gorged or, a martlet for diff.
3) (Cadiz, in Spain; allowed by Hawkins, Ulster, 1776, to Joseph Synnott, of Cadiz, son of Captain William Synnott, who was sixth in descent from Walter Synnott, Esq., of Ballytramon, со. Wexford, 1580). Ar. three swans sa. ducally gorged or. Crest—A swan issuant sa. ducally gorged or, and pierced in the breast with an arrow ppr. Motto—Ama Deum et serva manda.
4) (Drumcondragh, co. Meath, and Monastcroris, in the King’s co.; granted by Hawkins, Ulster, 1711, to Thomas Synnott, Town Major of the city of Dublin, captain in Colonel Lucas’s regiment of foot, eldest surviving son of Toby Synnott, of the co. Londonderry, gent. Mark Synnott, Esq., of Drumcondragh, eldest son of Mark Synnott, Esq., of same place, d. 1789, leaving an only son, Mark Synnott, Esq., ofMonasteroris, who left, with two sons who d.s.p., four daus. eventual co-heira to his estates, viz.: 1) Susannah, d. unm. 1842; 2) Maria, m. George Woods Maunsell, Esq., of Merrion Square, Dublin; 3) Anne Jane, m. her cousin, Mark Seton Synnott; 4) Charlotte Augusta, m. Charles Cottingham Johnstone, Esq., of Drum, со. Monaghan). (Ballymoyer, co. Armagh; male representative of Thomas Synnott, Town Major of Dublin; Marcus Synnott, Esq., of Ballymoyer, High Sheriff со. Armagh, 1853, eldest ton of Marcos Synnott, Esq., of same place, and grandson of Sir Walter Synnott, Knt., of Ballymoyer, brother of Mark Synnott, Eaq., of Drumcondragh, who d. 1789). Ar. three swans in pale sa. ducally gorged or, on a canton gu. a sword in pale ppr. Crest—A swan issuant, wings expanded sa. ducally crowned or, vulned in the breast with an arrow gold, feathered ar. Motto—Sin not. Motto—Sine macula.