Clan Cooper Armorial Bearings

Coat of arms of the Earl of Shaftesbury

Coat of arms of the Earl of Shaftesbury

THOMAS SinXEY COOPER, Esquire, R.A. IJorn
1803. Armorial bearings as used, but to whiih he /las no
right ic’/iatsoever, are the arms of Ashley, namely: Anient,
three bulls passant sable. Crest— O// a chapeaii proper, a
hull sable. Postal addresses— 42 Chepstow Villas, West-
bourne drove, London, IV.; Vernon Holme, Harbledoion
Canterbury. ‘

WILLIAM CKAUFURD COOPER. Born 1881, lieing
the eldest son of the late William Samuel Cooper, Esq.,
of Failford, co. Ayr, J. P. and D.L., Major .Ayrshire Yeo-
manry, LL.a and LL.M., 15arrisler-at-Law, by his wife
Amy 1′” ranees, dau. of Lieut. -Col. Rolxjrt Gordon, Adjutant-
Gen. Madras Army. Armorial bearings — Quarterly, i.
argent, on a Ixjnd engrailed between two lions rampant
gules, three crescents of the field, all within a bordure chet|uy
argent and azure (for Cooper) ; 2 and 3, quartered i. and iiii.,
argent, on a chief gules, three lions’ heads erased of the
first, all vvilhin a bordure ermine (for Ritchie); ii. and iii.,
gules a fesse ermine, and in chief a mullet of the last (for
Craufurd); 4. argent, a chevron gules, surmounted of an-
other ermine, ix;twixt three laurel slips vert, all within a
liordure che<|uy as the former (for Couper or Cowper). Mantling gules and argent; and for his Crest, upon a wreath of the colours, on the dexter side, issuaiu out of a wreath argent and gules, a dexter hand holding a garland of laurel botli jiroper ; and over the .same the Motto, " Vir- tute ; " and on the sinister, upon a wreath argent and azure, an oak tree with a branch borne down by a weight, both proper ; and over the same the Motto, " Resurgo." Seat— I'ailford, 'I'arljolton, co. Ayr. [/three_fourth_last]