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Our most popular product in a beautiful bevelled frame with a gold inlay, the Armorial History combines our time tested Surname history with a full colour printed rendition of the earliest coat of arms once associated with a bearer of the surname. These are the highest quality prints available anywhere in the world and are guaranteed to last a lifetime. They are colour-fast (they won't fade or discolour) and printed on very high quality 90 GSM aged parchment paper.
A tip to our customers: As we buy this frame in bulk amount and pass the saving on to you, we can offer our frames at at least HALF the price you will pay in a framers. We have had numerous customers come back to us having been quoted between $90 - $120 for this frame (without a print). Even with freight, you will save in most cases.
This is a great gift idea for the "hard to buy for" individuals amongst us!! To be forever proudly displayed anywhere in the home, office bar and will often be the proud topic of conversation for years to come!
NOTE: Please use our Name Search below for the availability of your family name only.
Do not add items to cart from the search window. This feature is no longer functional and may delay the completion of your order. To order, simply return to this site after you have completed your search(es) by clicking the BACK button on your browser or just click HOME. You can inform us what name(s) you would like any product for at the checkout.
If your name is not available, please contact us as this feature only represents about 90% of our database.
Each Armorial History generally includes:
Full colour Fast Printed Family Coat of Arms (premium quality)
Ancient origin of the name (usually pre-1100)
How your name became a surname ie: occupational (Miller, Cooper etc) or topographical ie: named after a feature where your ancestors once lived (Woods, East, Townsend etc.)
Spelling variations of the name and how and why they occured
Early movement and branching of the surname during the Middle Ages
Noteworthy bearers from the 1500-1600s
Lands, Castles, Titles & Deeds acquired by the family over the years
Mentions first settlers to USA, Australia (first three fleets) & First free settlers with arrival dates & shipping records
Contemporary notable bearers of the name or variants
Unique Certificate number
Hand embossed Gold Seal guaranteeing the authenticity
Full Colour Watermark
Every surname history is over 1,800 words long and is Laser printed onto an 11"x17" inch (28cm x 43cm) aged parchment scroll (90gsm) and posted in a mailing tube.
Post & Handling:
$25 Registered Post (not recommended) We are not liable for breakage.
QLD: $35 Door-to-door Courier Service (recommended - Guaranteed 100% safe receipt of goods)
NSW/ VIC/ S.A: $40 Door-to-door Courier Service
W.A/ N.T / Outback Australia: $65 Door-to-door Courier Service
$55 Air Mail Insured
Over 750,000 names from over 18 countries Available!!