Matheson Crest & Coats of Arms

Matheson Clan Crest

Crest Description: Issuant from an antique crown Or, a hand brandishing a scimitar fessways, all Proper


Matheson Coats of Arms:

A note on Coats of Arms:
Under Scottish heraldic law a coat of arms is awarded to an individual (with the exception of civic or corporate arms) . There is no such thing as a ‘family coat of arms’ The arms represented below are personal arms (with the above exceptions). Only the individual granted these arms has the right to use them.  for more information see our pages on heraldry here:


Gyronny of eight Sable and Gules, a lion rampant Or, armed and langued azure.


MATHESON of Matheson
Gyronny of eight, Sable and Gules, a lion rampant, Or, armed and langued, Azure.

John Ross Matheson
Rideau Ferry, Ontario
Grant of a Crest and a Badge, and of differenced arms for Alexander Duncan Matheson and John Rawson Craig Matheson
March 20, 1990
Vol. II, p. 17
Gyonny of eight Sable and Gules a lion rampant Or armed and langued Azure over all a fess Argent charged with three hawks’ heads erased Gules;
Within a Loyalist Military Coronet Or leaved Gules a dexter hand and forearm proper issuant holding a plough culter in bend Vert;
FACIO SPERO. This Latin phrase means “I do, I hope”.
In general, the symbolism of emblems prior to 2000 does not exist in an appropriate format for the online Register.