Ballard Genealogy and Heraldry


Ballard of Much Dewchurch, Herefordshire

On 1 January 1557, already existing Arms were confirmed, and the Grant of a Crest made to John Ballard of Much Dewchurch (Great Dewchurch), co. Hereford: Sable a Griffin passant Ermine ducally gorged Or. Crest: A demi griffin Ermine supporting with the claws part of a broken tilting spear proper. 

[College of Arms]



Known descendants survive from this family that dates back to William Ballard, MP for Hereford in 1327/31 and includes William Ballard, March King of Arms.





Herefordshire, a demi Griffin, ermine, supporting a broken tilting spear. [Fairbairn's Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland]

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