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From: Eve McLaughlin <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] Coat of Arms
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 01:33:11 +0000
In message <002501c4fe63$39eb35f0$>, Geoff
> I think it was an American circus manager who said that there was a
>sucker born every minute.
> Personally my family Coat of Arms is a shovel
There was a well known builder, Cubitt, whose firm built a great swathe
of new housing in London as well as municipal buildings and tunnels etc.
And when he was given a peerage, he chose as supporters for his arms two
labouerrs with shoevl and picks, and crossed picks as a crest. Good man,
Author of the McLaughlin Guides for family historians
Secretary Bucks Genealogical Society