Roger Atkinson (1750)

The coat of arms of Roger Atkinson of Mannsfield, Dinwiddie County, Virginia.

The coat of arms of Roger Atkinson: Argent, an eagle displayed with two heads sable; on a chief gules, a rose between two martlets or

Roger Atkinson came to British North America in or about the year 1750 from Newcastle, England.

The Coat of Arms Blazoned: Argent, an eagle displayed with two heads sable; on a chief gules, a rose between two martlets or.
Crested: [None Recorded]
Motto: Argent, an eagle displayed with two heads sable; on a chief gules, a rose between two martlets or

The arms were most likely awarded in England by the College of Arms of Great Britain.

The citation for Roger Atkinson in Crozier's General Armory

As cited on page 15 in the 1904 Edition of Crozier’s General Armory; William Armstrong Crozier, Fox Duffield & Company, New York.

Motto Translation

[None Recorded]

The coat of arms and family crest of atkinson-roger-1750-crest.jpg

More information on Roger Atkinson

Portrait of Roger Atkinson of Mannsfield, Dinwiddie County, Virginia
Roger Atkinson was born in Whitehaven, Cumberland, England around 1725 and may have come to the Virginia colony in the year 1750. He reportedly owned and lived on a farm called “Mansfield” or “Mannsfield.”
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What was the Coat of Arms of the Atkinson family from Mannsfield, Dinwiddie County, Virginia?

Argent, an eagle displayed with two heads sable, on a chief gules, a rose between two martlets or

Other people noted as having the same or similar Coats Armor according to Crozier’s General Armory

According to Burke’s General Armory, Robert’s Youngest son, John Frank Atkinson, Esquire (who appearantly returned to England) bore the arms: Gules, an eagle displayed with two heads argent on a chief or, a rose between two martlets azure, impaling for Damphier Or, a lion rampant sable, ducally crowned gules, on a chief of the last a label of five points argent. Crest-An eagle, wings expanded argent, holding a fleur-de-lis in the beak, beaked and legged gules. Motto: Tempus omnia revelat. See Supplement ARN-BAC of Burke’s General Armory.

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Originally posted 2012-08-12 13:32:15.

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