Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (Balbirnie-Vance, Balmarino, Victoria; exemplified to Robert Anstruther Balbirnie, Esq., of Balmarino, on his assuming, by royal licence, 1854, the additional surname of Vance, out of affection and regard for his late mother, Margaret Vance, eldest dau., who left issue, of John Vance, of Coagh, co. Tyrone, and sister and co-heiress of George Washington Vance). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, ar. on a bend gu. three mullets or, in the sinister chief point a cinquefoil of the second; 2nd and 3rd, vert a fess chequy ar. and az. betw. three cuirasses of the second, on a chief indented of the last a rose gu. betw. two buckles of the third. Crest—A lion ramp. or, gorged with a collar gu. and holding In the dexter paw a pair of balances ppr. and charged on the shoulder with a cinquefoil of the second. Motto—Be faithful.
2) Ar. on a bend gu. three mullets or, in the sinister chief point a cinquefoil of the second.