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William Russell Carmen Bradford

Perth, Ontario
Grant of Arms, with differences to James Russell Bradford and James Roy Bradford
November 9, 1994
Vol. II, p. 368

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Blazon

Arms

Azure a bar gemel wavy Argent between three bugle horns Or stringed Argent;

Crest

Rising out of a coronet érablé Or a wolf's head howling proper;

Motto

BOLD AND WISE;

Differenced Arms for James Russell Bradford, son of William Russell Carmen Bradford

The Arms of William Russell Carmen Bradford debruised by a label of three points Or; this individual will inherit the Arms of the Recipient following his death;

Differenced Arms for James Roy Bradford, grandson of William Russell Carmen Bradford

The Arms of William Russell Carmen Bradford debruised by a label of five points Or;


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 April 22, 1995, in Volume 129, page 1190 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of John Matheson, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Debra Parker

Calligrapher
* Not applicable / Sans objet


Recipient Information

Individual