Heraldry & Family Crests

A Family Crest is made up of several different elements, each one tells a different part of the story of where your family came from

Heraldry & Family Crests

Here at Relatively Seeking UK, we don’t just stop with researching your Family Tree, as part of our comprehensive Family Tree Service, our team of Professional Genealogists and Family History Researchers includes specialist Heraldic researchers can add a further dimension to your Family’s History or future.

Have you ever wondered if your Ancestors had a Coat of Arms, that you could display proudly at home?

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Once our Professional Genealogists and Family History Researchers and Specialist Heraldic Researchers team have researched the principle names in your family past, they can do a further study of your family Names and investigate to see if there is an Existing Family Crest belonging to that name.

Our Professional Genealogists and Family History Researchers and Specialist Heraldic Researchers can also contact the Heraldic Society and apply for such existing crests to be updated to include current family links.

If there is no existing crest we can also have one of our crest designed use our professional genealogists and family history researcher’s information and family names to build and register a crest for your current family.

A Family Crest is made up of several different elements, each one tells a different part of the story of where your family came from, who they were related to, what position they held or job they did in the community. It’s not just a mixture of a few pretty things around a shield.

An enormous amount of work goes into the researching of as well as the designing of a family crest.

There are many rules that must be followed and lots of checks that must be made to ensure your family is entitled to all the components that make up your family’s crest.

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Once our team of Professional Genealogists and Family History Researchers and Specialist Heraldic Researchers have searched out the key details and lines within your family, they have several options, one is to find an existing Heraldic Crest for your Ancestors and then add the new lines and members to that existing crest.

If your ancestors didn’t have their own crest, our designers can put together the various features and components that will go towards the design of a new crest for your family, this can be discussed and explained in more detail with one of our Heraldic Artists, so that we ensure all the key details of your families are included in the design.

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Then it’s just a case of a talented and qualified artist to put everything together a piece at a time until he and you are happy with the design and then have it checked out and registered with the college of heraldic studies as your family’s crest, that can be displayed added to and passed on to future generations of your family.

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