Crest: A lion rampant guardant, Sable
Motto: Vincit Veritas (Truth prevails)
Origin of Name: From ‘bakester’, meaning ‘woman baker’
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan
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The name originates from ‘bakester’, meaning ‘woman baker’
In Latin charters the name is written as ‘pistor’ and between 1153 and ’77 William Pistor witnessed a grant by David Olifard to the Hospital of Soltre. Also in 1188 – 1202, Alfred Pistor was one of the witnesses to a charter of the kirk of Haddington.
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