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Township of Ameliasburgh

Ameliasburgh, Ontario
Grant of Arms, Supporters and Flag
December 30, 1992
Vol. II, p. 225

Click on each image to enlarge. The blazon and symbolism for each element will accompany the enlarged image.


Blazon

Arms

Vert on a Mission cross Argent between first and fourth a garb of barley and second and third a mill rind Or a rose between on each arm a heart Gules;

Crest

Issuant from a mural coronet of limestone Proper each merlon (seven manifest) charged with a trillium flower proper a demi beaver Or gorged with a Loyalist Civil Coronet Vert bearing between its forepaws a Dempsey apple with one leaf proper;

Supporters

On a grassy mound rising above barry wavy Argent and Azure dexter an officer of the New Jersey Volunteers tempore 1784 proper his dexter hand resting on the pommel of his sword sinister an officer of the Ameliasburgh Company of the Prince Edward County militia tempore 1867 his sinister hand grasping the barrel of an 1853 pattern Lee Enfield long rifle all Proper;

Motto

DETERMINED WE BEGAN · DETERMINED WE REMAIN;

Flag

A banner of the Arms with a bordure compony Vert and Argent on the three outer edges;


Symbolism

In general, the symbolism of emblems prior to 2000 does not exist in an appropriate format for the online Register.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on June 26, 1993, in Volume 127, page 2076 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of Robert D. Watt, Chief Herald of Canada, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Linda Nicholson

Calligrapher
Nancy Ellis


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Government