Wightman Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (Stoke, co. Nottingham, and Burbage, co. Leicester; Thomas Wightman, Esq., of Stoke, temp. James I., sixth in descent from Thomas Wightman, of Burbage, temp. Henry IV. Visit. Notts, 1614). Per fess or and sa. a maunch counterchanged, quartering Wodam, Trassell, and Reynolds. Crest—On the stump of a tree ppr. a buck trippant ar. collared, chained, and attired or.
2) (Harrow Hill, co. Middlesex; granted 14 July, 1562). Ar. on a bend engr. gu. betw. three Cornish choughs ppr. as many leopards’ faces or. Crest—A stork ar. winged sa. membered gu. holding in the mouth a snake winding round the body vert.
3) (Scotland). Per fess ar. and sa. a maunch counterchanged. Crest—A demi savage, wreathed round the head and middle with leaves, and holding over the dexter shoulder a club ppr. Motto—A wight man never wanted a weapon.