Our most popular product and unique to The Heraldic Shoppe, the Armorial History combines our time-tested Surname history with a full colour-fast printed rendition of the earliest family crest associated with your family surname.
These are the highest quality prints available in Australia or anywhere in the world. They are colour-fast (they won’t fade or discolour) and printed on very high quality 90 GSM aged parchment paper. They also come with the authentic hand-embossed gold seal of authenticity with ribbon to add a touch of class to a wonderful gift.
This is a great gift idea for the “hard to buy for” individuals amongst us!! To be proudly displayed anywhere in the home, office or bar. Fully licensed, certified and copyrighted with a separate bibliography of all the main sources of our research.
IMPORTANT NOTE: IN NAME SEARCH, PLEASE DISREGARD AMERICAN SETTLERS INFORMATION. AS LICENSEES FOR AUSTRALIA, WE PROVIDE INFORMATION ON AUSTRALIAN SETTLERS IN OUR HISTORIES.
Each Armorial History generally includes:
- Full colour 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
- 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
- Earliest settlers to Australia (first three fleets and beyond)
- Contemporary notable bearers of the name or variants
- Unique Certificate number
- Hand embossed Gold Seal guaranteeing the authenticity
- Full Colour Heraldic Watermark
- Complete bibliography (list) from where our historians have compiled your Family History for those interested in further research
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 very attractive gift cylinder/tube.
24 hour turnaround if we are not doing Royal Shows or other events involving travel. If you need same day express overnight (last minute pressie), please phone or text us before noon on 0402 988 048
Post & Handling:
Australia $9.90 regular post $12.90 Registered Post
New Zealand $17.95
Over 500,000 names from over 18 countries Available!!