Nicolson Armorial Bearings

 

Hammond Burke Nicholson of Balvenie, Baron of Balvenie Arms: Per chevron Or and Azure two hawks' heads erased Gules in chief and a mullet Or in base, all within a bordure Gules Crest: A three-masted ship in full sail Proper; pennons Gules and flagged at the stern of the National Flag of Scotland (viz. Azure a saltire Argent) Motto: SEEK ON Badge: a rose sprig with three roses Gules, barbed Sable seeded Or, the leaves and stalk Proper Matriculatations: The Court of the Lord Lyon, 20th September 1988. Lyon Register; volume 70, folio 52 and secondly on 25th September 1995 in volume 78, folio 51.

Hammond Burke Nicholson of Balvenie, Baron of Balvenie
Arms: Per chevron Or and Azure two hawks’ heads erased Gules in chief and a mullet Or in base, all within a bordure Gules
Crest: A three-masted ship in full sail Proper; pennons Gules and flagged at the stern of the National Flag of Scotland (viz. Azure a saltire Argent)
Motto: SEEK ON
Badge: a rose sprig with three roses Gules, barbed Sable seeded Or, the leaves and stalk Proper
Matriculatations: The Court of the Lord Lyon, 20th September 1988. Lyon Register; volume 70, folio 52 and secondly on 25th September 1995 in volume 78, folio 51.

Sir Charles Nicholson Coat of Arms at Sydney University

Sir Charles Nicholson Coat of Arms at Sydney University

Sir Charles Nicholson's coat of arms on the front of the Great Hall, and his carved initials bottom right.

Sir Charles Nicholson’s coat of arms on the front of the Great Hall, and his carved initials bottom right.  Sydney University

NICOLSON & NICHOLSON ARMS – Officially Recorded in Scotland

 

 

NICOLSON OF CLUNIE Or three eagles' heads erased Gules. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary. 1673

NICOLSON OF CLUNIE
Or three eagles’ heads erased Gules. Sir James Balfour Paul’s Scottish Ordinary.
1673

NICHOLSON OF THAT ILK Or three falcons' heads erased Gules armed Argent. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary. 1676 Stacie

NICHOLSON OF THAT ILK
Or three falcons’ heads erased Gules armed Argent. Sir James Balfour Paul’s Scottish Ordinary.
1676 Stacie

STEWART-NICOLSON OF CARNOCK Quarterly 1st & 4th Or a fess chequy Azure and Argent surmounted of a lion rampant gules 2nd Or a chevron chequy Sable and Argent between three martlets of the second 3rd Or three falcons' heads erased Gules beaked Sable within a bordure Azure. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary. 1st Matric 1792

STEWART-NICOLSON OF CARNOCK
Quarterly 1st & 4th Or a fess chequy Azure and Argent surmounted of a lion rampant gules 2nd Or a chevron chequy Sable and Argent between three martlets of the second 3rd Or three falcons’ heads erased Gules beaked Sable within a bordure Azure.
Sir James Balfour Paul’s Scottish Ordinary.
1st Matric 1792

STEWART-NICOLSON OF CARNOCK Or three falcons' heads erased Gules beaked Sable within a bordure Azure. ir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary. 2nd Matric 1807

STEWART-NICOLSON OF CARNOCK
Or three falcons’ heads erased Gules beaked Sable within a bordure Azure.
ir James Balfour Paul’s Scottish Ordinary.
2nd Matric 1807

NICOLSON OF LOCHEND Zetland Or three falcons' heads erased Gules armed Argent. Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary. 1826

NICOLSON OF LOCHEND
Zetland
Or three falcons’ heads erased Gules armed Argent. Sir James Balfour Paul’s Scottish Ordinary.
1826

1) NICOLSON OF CARNOCK 2) Rt Hon Sir Arthur NICOLSON OF CARNOCK Bt Or a lion's head between three falcons' heads erased Gules a bordure Azure. 1) Sir James Balfour Paul's Scottish Ordinary - 1901 2)An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973 29th June 1907 19/34

1) NICOLSON OF CARNOCK
2) Rt Hon Sir Arthur NICOLSON OF CARNOCK Bt
Or a lion’s head between three falcons’ heads erased Gules a bordure Azure. 1) Sir James Balfour Paul’s Scottish Ordinary – 1901
2)An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973
29th June 1907 19/34

Francis NICHOLSON Azure a triangular castle Argent masoned Sable windows and portcullis Gules on a chief of the second three laverocks' wings endorsed proper. An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973 9th July 1904 18/3

Francis NICHOLSON
Azure a triangular castle Argent masoned Sable windows and portcullis Gules on a chief of the second three laverocks’ wings endorsed proper. An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973
9th July 1904 18/3

Norman Alexander NICHOLSON Tasmania Or a chevron between three hawks' heads erased Gules. An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973 9th July 1934 31/21

Norman Alexander NICHOLSON
Tasmania
Or a chevron between three hawks’ heads erased Gules. An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973
9th July 1934 31/21

1) John William NICOLSON 2) Iain Colin NICOLSON Or a chevron between three falcons' heads erased Gules a bordure engrailed of the second charged with eight plates and a dexter canton a bull's head cabossed Sable. An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973 1) 16th July 1958 42/118 2) 31st October 1967 51/22

1) John William NICOLSON
2) Iain Colin NICOLSON
Or a chevron between three falcons’ heads erased Gules a bordure engrailed of the second charged with eight plates and a dexter canton a bull’s head cabossed Sable. An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973
1) 16th July 1958 42/118
2) 31st October 1967 51/22

William Douglas Marshall NICHOLSON Gules on a pale Ermine between two roses Argent barbed and seeded proper three suns Or. 1)An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973 Matriculated: 3rd August 1961 46/20 2) The Armorial Who Is Who 1979-1980 Granted: College of Arms 1960

William Douglas Marshall NICHOLSON
Gules on a pale Ermine between two roses Argent barbed and seeded proper three suns Or. 1)An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973
Matriculated: 3rd August 1961 46/20
2) The Armorial Who Is Who 1979-1980
Granted: College of Arms 1960

ohn Hubert NICOLSON Or on a chevron Ermine between in chief two hawks' heads erased Gules and in base a dragon ship Sable under sail proper a boar's head erased Sable tusked Or accompanied by two crescents also Sable. An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973 13th February 1969 52/21

ohn Hubert NICOLSON
Or on a chevron Ermine between in chief two hawks’ heads erased Gules and in base a dragon ship Sable under sail proper a boar’s head erased Sable tusked Or accompanied by two crescents also Sable. An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973
13th February 1969 52/21

John Stevenson NICHOLSON Or a chevron nebuly between in chief two hawks' heads erased and in base a cross crosslet fitchee Gules a bordure chequy of the first and second. An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973 2nd August 1972 57/23

John Stevenson NICHOLSON
Or a chevron nebuly between in chief two hawks’ heads erased and in base a cross crosslet fitchee Gules a bordure chequy of the first and second. An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973
2nd August 1972 57/23

Duncan NICHOLSON Per chevron Or and Azure two hawks' heads erased Gules in chief and a mullet Or in base. Lyon Court 30th May 1988 (volume 71, folio 69) Great-great grandfather of Hammond Burke Nicholson

Duncan NICHOLSON
Per chevron Or and Azure two hawks’ heads erased Gules in chief and a mullet Or in base. Lyon Court
30th May 1988 (volume 71, folio 69)
Great-great grandfather of Hammond Burke Nicholson

 

Hammond Burke NICHOLSON Baron of Balvenie (1917-2007) Per chevron Or and Azure two hawks' heads erased Gules in chief and a mullet Or in base all within a bordure Gules. Lyon Court 1st Matric. 20th September 1988. Lyon Register; volume 70, folio 52 2nd Matric. 25th September 1995 in volume 78, folio 51.

Hammond Burke NICHOLSON
Baron of Balvenie
(1917-2007)
Per chevron Or and Azure two hawks’ heads erased Gules in chief and a mullet Or in base all within a bordure Gules. Lyon Court
1st Matric. 20th September 1988. Lyon Register; volume 70, folio 52
2nd Matric. 25th September 1995 in volume 78, folio 51.

 

 Nicholson Hammond Burke Nicholson of Balvenie, Baron of Balvenie Arms: Per chevron Or and Azure two hawks' heads erased Gules in chief and a mullet Or in base, all within a bordure Gules Crest: A three-masted ship in full sail Proper; pennons Gules and flagged at the stern of the National Flag of Scotland (viz. Azure a saltire Argent) Motto: SEEK ON Badge: a rose sprig with three roses Gules, barbed Sable seeded Or, the leaves and stalk Proper Matriculatations: The Court of the Lord Lyon, 20th September 1988. Lyon Register; volume 70, folio 52 and secondly on 25th September 1995 in volume 78, folio 51.

Nicholson
Hammond Burke Nicholson of Balvenie, Baron of Balvenie
Arms: Per chevron Or and Azure two hawks’ heads erased Gules in chief and a mullet Or in base, all within a bordure Gules
Crest: A three-masted ship in full sail Proper; pennons Gules and flagged at the stern of the National Flag of Scotland (viz. Azure a saltire Argent)
Motto: SEEK ON
Badge: a rose sprig with three roses Gules, barbed Sable seeded Or, the leaves and stalk Proper
Matriculatations: The Court of the Lord Lyon, 20th September 1988. Lyon Register; volume 70, folio 52 and secondly on 25th September 1995 in volume 78, folio 51.

Recorded Elsewhere

George NICHOLSON of Twickenham, co. Middlesex Or a fesse wavy Azure between four lions' gambs issuing out of each corner of the escutcheon Gules on a chief of the second a vessel of the first between two bezants. Harleian Society's Middlesex Pedigrees

George NICHOLSON
of Twickenham, co. Middlesex Or a fesse wavy Azure between four lions’ gambs issuing out of each corner of the escutcheon Gules on a chief of the second a vessel of the first between two bezants. Harleian Society’s Middlesex Pedigrees

Benjamyn NICHOLSON of Bromley, co. Surrey Quarterly 1st & 4th Ermine on a pale Sable three martlets Argent 2nd & 3rd Gules a chevron cotised between three trefoils slipped Or. Harleian Society's Visitations of Surrey 1530, 1572 and 1623

Benjamyn NICHOLSON
of Bromley, co. Surrey Quarterly 1st & 4th Ermine on a pale Sable three martlets Argent 2nd & 3rd Gules a chevron cotised between three trefoils slipped Or. Harleian Society’s Visitations of Surrey 1530, 1572 and 1623

1) Otho NICOLSON Examiner in the Court of Chancery 2) Francis NICOLSON of Chapell, co. Essex Azure two bars ermine in chief Argent three suns in splendour Or. 1a) Harleian Society's Grantees of Arms to the end of the XVII Century 7th September 1596 1b) Burke's General Armory 2) Harleian Society's Visitation of Essex 1634

1) Otho NICOLSON
Examiner in the Court of Chancery
2) Francis NICOLSON
of Chapell, co. Essex Azure two bars ermine in chief Argent three suns in splendour Or. 1a) Harleian Society’s Grantees of Arms to the end of the XVII Century
7th September 1596
1b) Burke’s General Armory
2) Harleian Society’s Visitation of Essex 1634

1)Sir Humphrey NICHOLSON Merchant 2) John Hampden NICHOLSON of Balrath Burry Ermine on a pale Sable three martlets Argent. 1) Harleian Society's London Visitation Pedigrees 1664 2) Burke's Landed Gentry of Ireland, 1899

1)Sir Humphrey NICHOLSON
Merchant
2) John Hampden NICHOLSON
of Balrath Burry Ermine on a pale Sable three martlets Argent. 1) Harleian Society’s London Visitation Pedigrees 1664
2) Burke’s Landed Gentry of Ireland, 1899

Stephen NICHOLSON of Roundhay Park, co. York Bary of six Erminois and Gules on a chief Azure a cross patee Argent between two suns in splendour. Burke's Commoners of Great Britain & Ireland - 1836/8

Stephen NICHOLSON
of Roundhay Park, co. York Bary of six Erminois and Gules on a chief Azure a cross patee Argent between two suns in splendour. Burke’s Commoners of Great Britain & Ireland – 1836/8

William Nicholson STEELE-NICHOLSON of Ballow, co. Down Quarterly 1st & 4th Gules two bars Ermine in chief three suns Or (for Nicholson) 2nd & 3rd Argent a bend counter-compony Or and Sable between two lions' heads erased Gules on a chief Azure three billets Or (for Steele). Burke's Commoners of Great Britain & Ireland - 1836/8

William Nicholson STEELE-NICHOLSON
of Ballow, co. Down Quarterly 1st & 4th Gules two bars Ermine in chief three suns Or (for Nicholson) 2nd & 3rd Argent a bend counter-compony Or and Sable between two lions’ heads erased Gules on a chief Azure three billets Or (for Steele). Burke’s Commoners of Great Britain & Ireland – 1836/8

Alexander NICHOLSON of East Court, Gloucestershire Quarterly 1st & 4th Or on a chevron embattled Azure between three eagles' heads erased Gules an Eastern crown between two wreaths of laurel of the first (for Nicholson) 2nd & 3rd Gules two estoiles in chief Argent and a lion passant in base Or on a chief of the second two swords saltier proper pommels and hilts Or the blades encircled by a wreath of laurel Vert from the centre chief point pendent by a ribbon of the first fimbrated Azure a representation of the medal presented to him by command of His Majesty for his services at the battle of Waterloo proper circumscribed "Waterloo" in letters of gold (for M'Innes). Burke's Landed Gentry - 1847 Mr Nicholson assumed, by sign-manual, in Dec. 1821 the surname Nicholson in lieu of his patronymic M'Innes out of respect for his maternal uncle.

Alexander NICHOLSON
of East Court, Gloucestershire Quarterly 1st & 4th Or on a chevron embattled Azure between three eagles’ heads erased Gules an Eastern crown between two wreaths of laurel of the first (for Nicholson) 2nd & 3rd Gules two estoiles in chief Argent and a lion passant in base Or on a chief of the second two swords saltier proper pommels and hilts Or the blades encircled by a wreath of laurel Vert from the centre chief point pendent by a ribbon of the first fimbrated Azure a representation of the medal presented to him by command of His Majesty for his services at the battle of Waterloo proper circumscribed “Waterloo” in letters of gold (for M’Innes). Burke’s Landed Gentry – 1847
Mr Nicholson assumed, by sign-manual, in Dec. 1821 the surname Nicholson in lieu of his patronymic M’Innes out of respect for his maternal uncle.

Peter NICHOLSON of Thelwall , Cheshire Quarterly 1st & 4th Azure two bars ermine in chief three suns Or (for Nicholson) 2nd & 3rd barry wavy of six Argent and Azure a crescent Or (for Seaman). Burke's Landed Gentry - 1847

Peter NICHOLSON
of Thelwall , Cheshire Quarterly 1st & 4th Azure two bars ermine in chief three suns Or (for Nicholson) 2nd & 3rd barry wavy of six Argent and Azure a crescent Or (for Seaman). Burke’s Landed Gentry – 1847

1) Sir Charles NICHOLSON Bt of Sydeney & Luddenham, New South Wales 2) Sir Charles Archibald NICHOLSON Bt of Luddenham, New South Wales Azure two bars nebuly Argent in chief a sun in splendour proper between two stars of eight points Or. 1) Burke's Peerage 1881 2) Debrett's Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage & Companionage, 1923

1) Sir Charles NICHOLSON Bt
of Sydeney & Luddenham, New South Wales
2) Sir Charles Archibald NICHOLSON Bt
of Luddenham, New South Wales Azure two bars nebuly Argent in chief a sun in splendour proper between two stars of eight points Or. 1) Burke’s Peerage 1881
2) Debrett’s Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage & Companionage, 1923

Sir Frederick William Erskine NICOLSON Bt Or a lion's head between three falcons' heads erased Gules a bordure of the last. Burke's Peerage 1881

Sir Frederick William Erskine NICOLSON Bt
Or a lion’s head between three falcons’ heads erased Gules a bordure of the last. Burke’s Peerage 1881

Sir Arthur John Frederick William NICOLSON OF THAT ILK Bt and of Lasswade Or three falcons' heads erased Gules. Debrett's Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage & Companionage, 1923

Sir Arthur John Frederick William NICOLSON OF THAT ILK Bt
and of Lasswade Or three falcons’ heads erased Gules. Debrett’s Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage & Companionage, 1923

1) Sir John Norris NICHOLSON Bt of Harrington Gardens 2nd Baronet 2) Sir Charles Christian NICHOLSON Bt of Harrington Gardens 3rd Baronet Per pale nebuly Azure and Gules two bars Argent guttee de poix in chief two suns in splendour proper. 1) Debretts Perrage & Baronetage 1990 2) Who's Who 2004

1) Sir John Norris
NICHOLSON Bt of Harrington Gardens
2nd Baronet
2) Sir Charles Christian
NICHOLSON Bt of Harrington Gardens
3rd Baronet
Per pale nebuly Azure and Gules two bars Argent guttee de poix in chief two suns in splendour proper. 1) Debretts Perrage & Baronetage 1990
2) Who’s Who 2004

Sir Godfrey NICHOLSON Bt 1st Baronet Per pale Azure and Gules two bars geme ermine in chief three suns in splendour Or. Debretts Perrage & Baronetage 1990

Sir Godfrey
NICHOLSON Bt
1st Baronet
Per pale Azure and Gules two bars geme ermine in chief three suns in splendour Or. Debretts Perrage & Baronetage 1990

Aeofric Lachlan Bryan NICOLSON of Taransay Gules an eagle displayed Or, armed beaked and membered Azure, holding in the dexter and sinister talons a star of eight points Argent, ensigned behind the head of the eagle a star of eight points of the Last, within a bordure company of the the Third and Fourth thereon are charged sixteen thistles palewise of the Third and Fourth counterchanged. College of Arms 1993

Aeofric Lachlan Bryan NICOLSON of Taransay
Gules an eagle displayed Or, armed beaked and membered Azure, holding in the dexter and sinister talons a star of eight points Argent, ensigned behind the head of the eagle a star of eight points of the Last, within a bordure company of the the Third and Fourth thereon are charged sixteen thistles palewise of the Third and Fourth counterchanged. College of Arms
1993

 

Aeofric Lachlan Bryan Nicolson of Taransay Arms: Gules an eagle displayed Or, armed beaked and membered Azure, holding in the dexter and sinister talons a star of eight points Argent, ensigned behind the head of the eagle a star of eight points of the Last, within a bordure company of the the Third and Fourth thereon are charged sixteen thistles palewise of the Third and Fourth counterchanged. Crest: A Red Kite guardant Proper, wings elevated and addorsed, belled Or jessed Gules, holding in the dexter talons a sprig of thistles Proper, ensigned behind the head of the Red Kite (and slightly to the dexter) a star of eight points Argent. Badge: On the mast of a Lymphad roped Sable, oars in action Gules, sails furled of the second, is placed the Red Kite Proper, holding in the sinister talons a star of eight points Argent, from the topmast a streamer flying to the sinister per of the second and Or, flying from the forecastle a flag of the second and from the sterncastle a flag of the fourth. Mottoes: Above the crest, NIL SISTERE CONTRA on further escroll above, GENEROSITATE and below the shield, AN SPEIREAG DEARG. Granted: The College of Arms, London. July 1993.

Aeofric Lachlan Bryan Nicolson of Taransay
Arms: Gules an eagle displayed Or, armed beaked and membered Azure, holding in the dexter and sinister talons a star of eight points Argent, ensigned behind the head of the eagle a star of eight points of the Last, within a bordure company of the the Third and Fourth thereon are charged sixteen thistles palewise of the Third and Fourth counterchanged.
Crest: A Red Kite guardant Proper, wings elevated and addorsed, belled Or jessed Gules, holding in the dexter talons a sprig of thistles Proper, ensigned behind the head of the Red Kite (and slightly to the dexter) a star of eight points Argent.
Badge: On the mast of a Lymphad roped Sable, oars in action Gules, sails furled of the second, is placed the Red Kite Proper, holding in the sinister talons a star of eight points Argent, from the topmast a streamer flying to the sinister per of the second and Or, flying from the forecastle a flag of the second and from the sterncastle a flag of the fourth.
Mottoes: Above the crest, NIL SISTERE CONTRA on further escroll above, GENEROSITATE and below the shield, AN SPEIREAG DEARG.
Granted: The College of Arms, London. July 1993.

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