Nesbitt Armorial Bearings

 

NISBET of that Ilk  arms

NISBET of that Ilk arms

NISBET of that Ilk, argent, three boars’ heads erased sable; crest, a boar passant of the last; motto, I byde it; as in Plate of Achievements.

 The most eminent families of the name, now standing, are Nisbet of Dean, Nisbet of Craigintinnie, and Nisbet of Dirleton, being all come of three sons of one Hary Nisbet, merchant in Edinburgh, descended from Nisbet of that Ilk.      The present Sir JOHN NISBET of Dean, Baronet, lineally descended of the eldest son James, carries argent, a cheveron gules, between three boars' heads erased sable; crest, a boar's head sable : motto, I byde it. The family has been in use to carry their arms supported on the right side by a savage wreathed about the head and middle, all proper, holding a batton on his shoulder, and, on the left, by a greyhound, proper; which are to be seen cut on the frontispiece of their aisle of the West-church, and in Plate of Achievements

The most eminent families of the name, now standing, are Nisbet of Dean, Nisbet of Craigintinnie, and Nisbet of Dirleton, being all come of three sons of one Hary Nisbet, merchant in Edinburgh, descended from Nisbet of that Ilk.
The present Sir JOHN NISBET of Dean, Baronet, lineally descended of the eldest son James, carries argent, a cheveron gules, between three boars’ heads erased sable; crest, a boar’s head sable : motto, I byde it. The family has been in use to carry their arms supported on the right side by a savage wreathed about the head and middle, all proper, holding a batton on his shoulder, and, on the left, by a greyhound, proper; which are to be seen cut on the frontispiece of their aisle of the West-church, and in Plate of Achievements

  Sir JOHN NISBET of Dirleton, a famous Lawyer, was one of the Senators of the College of Justice, and Advocate to his Majesty King Charles II. from the year 1663 to the year 1677: His father was Sir Patrick Nisbet, also one of the Lords of Session, stiled Lord Eastbank, descended of the third son. Dirleton carried argent on a cheveron gules, betwixt three boars' heads erased sable, as many cinquefoils of the first; the cheveron ensigned on the top with a thistle, proper; crest, a hand holding a pair of balances; with the motto, Discite justitiam; which arms are now carried by William Nisbet of Dirleton, eldest son of the above-mentioned Alexander Nisbet of Craigintinnie, as heir of tailzie to Sir John Nisbet. See Plate of Achievements.

Sir JOHN NISBET of Dirleton, a famous Lawyer, was one of the Senators of the College of Justice, and Advocate to his Majesty King Charles II. from the year 1663 to the year 1677: His father was Sir Patrick Nisbet, also one of the Lords of Session, stiled Lord Eastbank, descended of the third son. Dirleton carried argent on a cheveron gules, betwixt three boars’ heads erased sable, as many cinquefoils of the first; the cheveron ensigned on the top with a thistle, proper; crest, a hand holding a pair of balances; with the motto, Discite justitiam; which arms are now carried by William Nisbet of Dirleton, eldest son of the above-mentioned Alexander Nisbet of Craigintinnie, as heir of tailzie to Sir John Nisbet. See Plate of Achievements.

N_Greenholm

NISBET Of Greenholm, a family of a good old standing in the shire of Ayr, descended of Nisbet of that Ilk, carries argent, three boars’ heads erased within a bordure sable; crest, a boar’s head as the former; with this motto, Vis fortibus arma, as in Plate of Achievements. Of this family is NISBET Of Carphin, and Mr ALEXANDER NISBET, Chirurgeon in Edinburgh, who carries argent, three boars’ heads erased sable, within a bordure invected gules, for his difference; crest and motto, as Greenholm. Plate of Achievements.

Other Arms Recorded in Scotland

Mark Nesbitt of that Ilk Arms: Argent three boars heads erased Sable, armed Argent and langued Gules Crest: a boar passant Sable, armed Argent and langued Gules Motto: I BYD IT Supporters: Two boars Sable rampant, armed Argent and langued Gules on a compartment Vert embellished with acorns Proper. Badge: a boar passant Sable, armed Argent and langued Gules Matriculated: The Court of the Lord Lyon 2nd March 1995. Lyon Register, volume 78, folio 1.

Mark Nesbitt of that Ilk
Arms: Argent three boars heads erased Sable, armed Argent and langued Gules
Crest: a boar passant Sable, armed Argent and langued Gules
Motto: I BYD IT
Supporters: Two boars Sable rampant, armed Argent and langued Gules on a compartment Vert embellished with acorns Proper.
Badge: a boar passant Sable, armed Argent and langued Gules
Matriculated: The Court of the Lord Lyon 2nd March 1995. Lyon Register, volume 78, folio 1.

1) NISBETof Dean 2) Sir Patrick NISBETof DeanArgent a chevron Gules between three boars' heads erased Sable. 	1)Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary.1672-7 2) Alexander Nisbet's A System of Heraldry 1722

1) NISBETof Dean
2) Sir Patrick NISBETof Dean Argent a chevron Gules between three boars’ heads erased Sable. 1)Sir James Balfour Paul’s Scottish Ordinary.1672-7
2) Alexander Nisbet’s A System of Heraldry 1722

1) NISBETof Dirleton 2) Sir John NISBETof Dirleton1) Argent on a chevron Gules between three boars' heads erased Sable as many cinquefoils of the field in the honour point a thistle slipped Vert. 2) Argent, on a chevron Gules ensigned with a thistle Proper between three boars' heads erased Sable, three cinquefoils Argent 	Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary. 1st Matric 1680-7 2) Alexander Nisbet's A System of Heraldry 1722

1) NISBETof Dirleton
2) Sir John NISBETof Dirleton 1) Argent on a chevron Gules between three boars’ heads erased Sable as many cinquefoils of the field in the honour point a thistle slipped Vert.
2) Argent, on a chevron Gules ensigned with a thistle Proper between three boars’ heads erased Sable, three cinquefoils Argent Sir James Balfour Paul’s Scottish Ordinary.
1st Matric 1680-7
2) Alexander Nisbet’s A System of Heraldry 1722

Alexander NISBET of CraigintinnieArgent on a chevron Gules between three boars' heads erased Sable, three cinquefoils Argent. 	Alexander Nisbet's A System of Heraldry 1722

Alexander NISBET
of Craigintinnie Argent on a chevron Gules between three boars’ heads erased Sable, three cinquefoils Argent. Alexander Nisbet’s A System of Heraldry 1722

NISBET of GreenholmArgent three boars' heads erased within a bordure Sable. 	Alexander Nisbet's A System of Heraldry 1722

NISBET
of Greenholm Argent three boars’ heads erased within a bordure Sable. Alexander Nisbet’s A System of Heraldry 1722

Alexander NISBET Argent three boars' heads erased Sable within a bordure invected Gules. 	Alexander Nisbet's A System of Heraldry 1722

Alexander NISBET
Argent three boars’ heads erased Sable within a bordure invected Gules. Alexander Nisbet’s A System of Heraldry 1722

HAMILTON-NISBET of Dirleton1st & 4th Argent on a chevron Gules ensigned on top with a thistle proper between three boars' heads erased Sable as many cinquefoils of the first 2nd & 3rd Gules a sword paleways Argent between three cinquefoils of the second. 	Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary. 1801

HAMILTON-NISBET
of Dirleton 1st & 4th Argent on a chevron Gules ensigned on top with a thistle proper between three boars’ heads erased Sable as many cinquefoils of the first 2nd & 3rd Gules a sword paleways Argent between three cinquefoils of the second. Sir James Balfour Paul’s Scottish Ordinary.
1801

Elias NISBET Merchant, BourdeauxArgent on a chevron indented Gules between three goats' heads erased Sable as many cinquefoils of the first. 	Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary. 1861 Stacie

Elias NISBET
Merchant, Bourdeaux Argent on a chevron indented Gules between three goats’ heads erased Sable as many cinquefoils of the first. Sir James Balfour Paul’s Scottish Ordinary.
1861 Stacie

Robert Chancellor NESBITT Argent three boars' heads erased Sable a bordure Or for difference. 	An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973 4th October 1933 30/73

Robert Chancellor NESBITT
Argent three boars’ heads erased Sable a bordure Or for difference. An Ordinary of Arms
Volume II 1902-1973
4th October 1933 30/73

North More NISBET of the Drum1st & 4th Argent three boars' heads erased within a bordure Sable an annulet of the last for difference 2nd Argent on a fess engrailed Azure three mullets of the field within a bordure engrailed of the second (More) 3rd Azure a hare salient Argent with a hunting horn about his neck Gules garnished and stringed Or on a chief of the second a sword fessways of the first hilted and pommelled of the fourth. 	An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973 8th November 1935 31/72

North More NISBET
of the Drum 1st & 4th Argent three boars’ heads erased within a bordure Sable an annulet of the last for difference 2nd Argent on a fess engrailed Azure three mullets of the field within a bordure engrailed of the second (More) 3rd Azure a hare salient Argent with a hunting horn about his neck Gules garnished and stringed Or on a chief of the second a sword fessways of the first hilted and pommelled of the fourth. An Ordinary of Arms
Volume II 1902-1973
8th November 1935 31/72

Other Nisbet/Nesbit Quarters Officially Recorded in Scotland

Lady Mary Christopher Nisbet-Hamilton 	Quarterly 1st & 4th Gules a sword paleways Argent between three cinquefoils of the last 2nd Argent on a chevron Gules ensigned with a thistle proper between three boars' heads erased Sable as many cinquefoils of the first 3rd Argent a chevron Gules between three pine apples proper a chief Sable. 	Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary. 1885

Lady Mary Christopher Nisbet-Hamilton
Quarterly 1st & 4th Gules a sword paleways Argent between three cinquefoils of the last 2nd Argent on a chevron Gules ensigned with a thistle proper between three boars’ heads erased Sable as many cinquefoils of the first 3rd Argent a chevron Gules between three pine apples proper a chief Sable. Sir James Balfour Paul’s Scottish Ordinary.
1885

Nisbet-Hamilton-Ogilvy of Biel	1st & 4th Argent a lion passant guardant Gules gorged with an open crown and crowned with a close imperial one Or (for Ogilvy) 2nd & 3rd Argent an eagle displayed Sable beaked and membered Gules (for Ramsay) in chief on the quarters a crescent Gules over all an escutcheon of pretence quarterly i & iv Gules a sword paleways Argent between three cinquefoils of the second (for Hamilton) ii Argent on a chevron Gules ensigned on the top with a thistle proper between three boars' heads erased Sable as many cinquefoils of the first (for Nisbet) iii Argent a lion rampant Gules within a bordure Ermine (for Dundas). 	Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary. 1888

Nisbet-Hamilton-Ogilvy
of Biel 1st & 4th Argent a lion passant guardant Gules gorged with an open crown and crowned with a close imperial one Or (for Ogilvy) 2nd & 3rd Argent an eagle displayed Sable beaked and membered Gules (for Ramsay) in chief on the quarters a crescent Gules over all an escutcheon of pretence quarterly i & iv Gules a sword paleways Argent between three cinquefoils of the second (for Hamilton) ii Argent on a chevron Gules ensigned on the top with a thistle proper between three boars’ heads erased Sable as many cinquefoils of the first (for Nisbet) iii Argent a lion rampant Gules within a bordure Ermine (for Dundas). Sir James Balfour Paul’s Scottish Ordinary.
1888

Officially Recorded in Canada

Richard John Peter NESBITT of the City of Duncan, British Columbia	Per fess rayonné Azure and Or on a pale counterchanged between two garbs Or in chief a Thistle flowered Purpure slipped and leaved Vert and in base a sword point upwards Argent hilt and pommel Or. 	Canadian Heraldic Authority, Ottawa, 22nd November 1993. Volume II, page 267

Richard John Peter NESBITT
of the City of Duncan, British Columbia Per fess rayonné Azure and Or on a pale counterchanged between two garbs Or in chief a Thistle flowered Purpure slipped and leaved Vert and in base a sword point upwards Argent hilt and pommel Or. Canadian Heraldic Authority, Ottawa, 22nd November 1993. Volume II, page 267

Eric Robert James NISBET-BROWN of the City of Toronto	Purpure a tree eradicated composed per pale to the dexter of a sugar maple and to the sinister of an apple tree fructed all Copper. 	Canadian Heraldic Authority, Ottawa, 28th October 1996. Volume III, page 144

Eric Robert James NISBET-BROWN
of the City of Toronto Purpure a tree eradicated composed per pale to the dexter of a sugar maple and to the sinister of an apple tree fructed all Copper. Canadian Heraldic Authority, Ottawa, 28th October 1996. Volume III, page 144

Recorded Elsewhere

Francis NISBETT of Derricairne, co. Leitrim	Argent a chevron Gules between three boars' heads erased Sable. 	Burke's Landed Gentry 1847

Francis NISBETT
of Derricairne, co. Leitrim Argent a chevron Gules between three boars’ heads erased Sable. Burke’s Landed Gentry 1847

James Ezekiel NESBITT of Woodhill, co Donegal	Argent a chevron Gules between three boars' heads Sable armed and guttant. 	Burke's Landed Gentry 1847

James Ezekiel NESBITT
of Woodhill, co Donegal Argent a chevron Gules between three boars’ heads Sable armed and guttant. Burke’s Landed Gentry 1847

Alexander NESBITT of Lismore House, Crossdoney, co. Cavan	1st & 4th Argent a chevron Gules between three boars' heads erased Sable (for Nesbitt) 2nd & 3rd Argent on a chevron between three leopards' faces Sable a crescent of the field on a canton Or a saltier Vert between a cross-crosslet in chief and a dexter hand couped at the wrist in base Gules on the dexter side a lizard erect and on the sinister side a salmon haurient of the fourth (for Cosby). 	Burke's History of the Landed Gentry 1879

Alexander NESBITT
of Lismore House, Crossdoney, co. Cavan 1st & 4th Argent a chevron Gules between three boars’ heads erased Sable (for Nesbitt) 2nd & 3rd Argent on a chevron between three leopards’ faces Sable a crescent of the field on a canton Or a saltier Vert between a cross-crosslet in chief and a dexter hand couped at the wrist in base Gules on the dexter side a lizard erect and on the sinister side a salmon haurient of the fourth (for Cosby). Burke’s History of the Landed Gentry 1879

1) Robert Parry NESBITT of Southbroome House, Devizes 2) NISBET of CARFIN	Argent three boars' heads erased Sable within a bordure invected Gules. 	1)Burke's History of the Landed Gentry 1879 2)John A. Inglis (1916) The Nisbets of Carfin

1) Robert Parry NESBITT
of Southbroome House, Devizes
2) NISBET of CARFIN Argent three boars’ heads erased Sable within a bordure invected Gules. 1)Burke’s History of the Landed Gentry 1879
2)John A. Inglis (1916) The Nisbets of Carfin

ohn More NISBETT of Cairnhill, Airdrie, Lanark	Argent three boars' heads erased Sable. 	Burke's History of the Landed Gentry 1879

ohn More NISBETT
of Cairnhill, Airdrie, Lanark Argent three boars’ heads erased Sable. Burke’s History of the Landed Gentry 1879

 

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