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Edward Goodrich Acheson

Niagara Falls, Ontario
Registration of Arms
October 30, 2000
Vol. IV, p. 66

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Blazon

Arms

Per pale Argent and Or a double-headed eagle displayed Sable, on a chief enarched Vert a bezant between two estoiles Or;

Crest

A cock Gules charged on its wing with a fylfot and resting the dexter claw on a trumpet Or;

Motto

VIGILANTIBUS;


Symbolism

Arms

Not available.

Crest

Not available.

Motto

This Latin word means “To the vigilant”;


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 12, 2016, in Volume 150, page 739 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Not available.

Painter
Artist of the College of Arms, London / Artiste du Collège d’armes, Londres

Calligrapher
* Not applicable / Sans objet


Recipient Information

Individual

The recipient’s emblems were recorded at the College of Arms, London, England, 26 April 1913.