More then 40 years combined experience in family crest research
We trace your family crest back to its earliest origins
Family histories can stretch back thousands of years. Our team painstakingly tracks down the original formal descriptions and filings for your family crest, records that often pre-date any visual documents available - it’s what we love to do and we do it better than anyone.
We access exclusive private records
Operating full-time in the heraldry industry has let us build relationships with some of the oldest academic and historical organisations in the world. Our partnerships give us access to exclusive records unavailable to the public which we reference daily/ alongside our fieldwork.
Hand-sketched and recreated by our expert heraldic artist
We bring your crest back to life through a mix of hand-sketching and digital illustration.
Every crest inspected and verified by hand
The secret of our high quality family crests is mutual verification. Every crest that we produce is cross-examined and inspected by two different heraldry parties. Meaning we provide the most accurate recreations of historical records that you’ll find online.
Worried we don't have your name?
Don’t worry! In 95% of cases we can provide an accurate family crest even for unusual names. Just get in touch and we’d be happy to confirm availability before purchase.
Below are just SOME of the many resources our team uses to research and verify your family crest
(If you're researching your family history personally, we reccomend you try the resources at SteveMorse)
- The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales: Comprising a Registry of Armorial Bearings from the Earliest to the Present Time.
- If you're looking for family tree research services, we suggest you visit the familyresearcher website for support in finding your ancestors.
- Fairbairn's Book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland
- The College of Arms/ Heralds' College Royal College resource
- MacLysaght Irish Families: Their Names, Arms, and Origins
- The Handbook to English Heraldry by Charles Boutell
- Armorial Families : A.C. Fox Davies 5th Ed - 1905
- Armorial Families : A.C. Fox Davies 7th Ed - 1929 Vol 1
- Armorial Families : A.C. Fox Davies 7th Ed - 1929 Vol 2
- Ordinary of Scottish Arms : Sir J. Balfour Paul - 1893
- An Ordinary of British Armorials Vol 1 : J.W. Papworth - 1874
- Grantees of Arms to the end of the 17th century
- The Peerage of Ireland Vol 2 : J. Lodge, M. Archdall - 1789
- Dictionnaire des Figures Heraldiques Vol 2 : T. de Renesse - 1897
- Dictionnaire des Figures Heraldiques Vol 3 : T. de Renesse - 1897
- Scottish Arms Vol 1 : R.R. Stodart - 1881
- A Visitation of the Seats & Arms of the Noblemen & Gentlemen of GB Vol 1 : B. Burke - 1855
- A Visitation of the Seats & Arms of the Noblemen & Gentlemen of GB Vol 2 : Sir B. Burke - 1852