BURSLEM (Staffordshire). Quarterly or and gules, a cross parted and fretty counterchanged between a Portland vase proper in the first and fourth quarters, a scythe the handle of the first, the blade proper in the second, and a fret couped argent in the third. And for a Crest — On a wreath of the colours in front of a garb or, a fleur-de-lis gules between two branches of laurel in orle proper. Motto — " Ready."
[Granted by Sir Albert William Woods, Knt., Garter Principal King of Arms, Robert Laurie, Esquire, Clarenceux King of Arms, Walter Ashton Blount, Norroy King of Arms, 8th October 1878.]
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