Nicholas Barber (1759)

The coat of arms of Nicholas Barber of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

The coat of arms of Nicholas Barber: Or, two chevronels gules in chief three fleurs-de-lis of the last

The Arms of Nicholas Barber

Nicholas Barber came to North America in or about the year 1759 from London, England. Nicholas Barber would come to live in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

The Coat of Arms Blazoned: Or, two chevronels gules in chief three fleurs-de-lis of the last.
Crested: On a mural coronet gules a bull’s head erased argent..
Motto: [None Recorded]

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

The citation for Nicholas Barber in Crozier's General Armory

The citation for Nicholas Barber in Crozier’s General Armory

As cited on page 17 in the 1904 Edition of Crozier’s General Armory; William Armstrong Crozier, Fox Duffield & Company, New York.

Motto Translation

The phrase [None Recorded] comes from and can be translated into English as, .

The coat of arms and family crest of Nicholas Barber

The Arms and Crest of Nicholas Barber

More information on Nicholas Barber

While I have found records for many members of the Barber family in New Hampshire from the 19th century on, I have not found much on Nicholas Barber himself. If you have some information, please share it below.

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What was the Coat of Arms of the Barber family from Portsmouth, New Hampshire?

Or, two chevronels Gules in chief three Fluers-de-lis Gules.

What was the Motto of the Barber family from Portsmouth, New Hampshire?

[None Recorded]

What is the family crest for the Barber family of Portsmouth, New Hampshire?

It is important to know that coats of arms are awarded to individuals, not to families per se. This is the reason there are no family crests which broadly apply to all members of a given family. This coat of arms would apply only to direct male-line descendants of Nicholas Barber. This is not to say though that it isn’t nice to discover the coat of arms of all your ancestors and heraldry is great as a form of family-oriented folk art. More information on family crests: click here.

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

The arms of Gilbert Peche were Argent on a fess between two chevrons gules three fleurs de lis or and the arms of Edmund de Waldeshef had the arms Gules two chevrons argent a label azure semy de lis or

Notes about the Barber arms

The charges (symbols) used on a coat of arms usually have links to the name of the bearer or the place they were from, often in the form of puns (called canting in heraldry): John Ashman, would likely have an Ash tree on his arms, Robert Bakerridge might have a loaf of bread on top mountain, while Joshua Talbot, would likely have a type of dog, called a Talbot, figuring prominently on either the shield or crest. Other times, the charge might have to do with some accomplishment of the armiger, perhaps the man who lent the King a horse may be granted arms with a mighty steed. Sometimes less specific symbolism was used. Over the years, some generic meanings for many charges were developed which could add some flair to describing the merit of less illustrious charges.
The Chevronel found in these arms can represent military merit, while a Fleur-de-lis traditionally represents purity, whiteness of soul, and the Virgin Mary.

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Coat of Arms of Nicholas Barber of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
The Coat of Arms of Nicholas Barber of Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Or, two chevronels gules in chief three fleurs-de-lis of the last Nicholas Barber came to North America about 1759 from London, England.


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