Henry Gifford Birks

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Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Quebec Canada
Registration of Arms
April 15, 2021
Vol. VII, p. 350

Arms of Henry Gifford Birks
Arms of Henry Gifford Birks
 
Arms of Henry Gifford Birks

Arms of Henry Gifford Birks

Blazon

Sable three garbs Or, on a chief Argent three torteaux;

Symbolism

The Canadian Heraldic Authority does not have confirmed symbolism for this emblem. The following comments are hypotheses only. The shield’s design is based on the English Birkes family coat of arms.

Crest

Blazon

An ear of wheat leaved and a palm branch in saltire proper;

Symbolism

The Canadian Heraldic Authority does not have confirmed symbolism for this emblem. The following comments are hypotheses only. The ear of wheat and the palm branch in saltire are an existing Birkes family crest.

 

Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the letters patent was made on December 11, 2021 in Volume 155, page 5668 of the Canada Gazette.

Letters patent registering the heraldic emblems of Henry Gifford Birks

Additional Information

Creator(s)

Not Available.

Painter

Artist of the College of Arms, London / Artiste du Collège d’armes, Londres

Calligrapher

Not applicable

Recipient Type

Individual

Other Information

The recipient’s emblems were originally recorded at the College of Arms, London, England, 15 March 1960.