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This page shows the sources used, or to be used, on the United Kingdom part of the site Heraldry of the World. Not all the information from the literature mentioned below has been added to the site yet. If you require information from one of the sources below, please contact me. Posters, websites, mails/letters, stamps, postcards, maps and similar sources are not included. For an overview of heraldic picture albums, tobacco cards, trade cards, stamps etc, see here)

Books and publications issued prior to 1920 may include Ireland as well.

  1. Uk-017.books.jpg Andrews, S. : Crested China. The history of heraldic souvenir ware. Springwood Books, London, 1980, 300 p. ISBN 0-9059-47-38-X.
  2. Anonymous : The arms of Dorchester. Genealogical Magazine 1(1897)135-137.
  3. Anonymous : The arms of Warrington. Genealogical Magazine 1(1897)259-262.
  4. Anonymous : The arms of Nottingham. Genealogical Magazine 2(1898)316-317.
  5. Anonymous : The armorial bearings of Nottingham. Genealogical Magazine 2(1899)388-389.
  6. Anonymous : The grant of a crest to the city of Nottingham. Genealogical Magazine 2(1899)431-432.
  7. Anonymous : Out of darkness cometh light. The arms of Wolverhampton. Genealogical Magazine 3(1899)102.
  8. Anonymous : The arms of Brighton. Genealogical Magazine 3(1899)139.
  9. Anonymous : Hove. Genealogical Magazine 4(1900)29.
  10. Anonymous : The arms of the borough of Dukinfield. Genealogical Magazine 4(1900)40-42.
  11. Anonymous : Arms of the burgh of Arbroath. Genealogical Magazine 4(1900)107-110.
  12. Anonymous : The arms of Hammersmith. Genealogical Magazine 3(1900)501.
  13. Anonymous : The arms of Inverness. Genealogical Magazine 4(1901)399-400.
  14. Anonymous : The seal of Birmingham University. Genealogical Magazine 4(1901)512-513.
  15. Anonymous : The armorial bearings of Pudsey. Genealogical Magazine 4(1901)542.
  16. Anonymous : The new London municipal boroughs. Genealogical Magazine 5(1901)248-251.
  17. Anonymous : The London municipal boroughs. Genealogical Magazine 5(1902)444-449
  18. Anonymous : The armorial bearings of Alloa. Genealogical Magazine 6(1902)243-244.
  19. Anonymous : The arms of Southwark. Genealogical Magazine 6(1902)244-245.
  20. Anonymous : Royal Gwent Hospital, grant of arms. The Hospital, August 30, 1919, p. 540.
  21. Anonymous : Arms of Cities and towns of the British Isles. Coffee Hag. [includes Ireland]
  22. Anonymous : The collge coat of arms. Journal of the College of General Practitioners 5(1962)1–2. (Royal College of General Practitioners)
  23. Benham, W.G. : Essex borough arms and the traditional arms of Essex and the arms of Chelmsford diocese. Colchester, 1916, 78 p.
  24. Bowen, T.L. : Heraldry in Orthopaedics. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine, 65(1972)380-382.
  25. Bretton, R. : Arms of the Channel Islands. Source unknown. 3 pages.
  26. Briggs, G. : Civic and corporate heraldry. Ramsbury, 1971. 432 p. ISBN 0-900455-21-7.
  27. Uk-016.books.jpg Bromley, J. and Child, H. : The armorial bearings of the guilds of London. London, Warne & Co, Ltd; 1960, 282 p. No ISBN.
  28. Uk-014.books.jpg Brook-Little, J.P. : Royal heraldry - beasts and badges of Britain. Pilgrimm Press, Derby, 1977, 24 p. No ISBN
  29. Uk-020.books.jpg Brown, S. : A history of the West Kilbride Town Coat of Arms. Transparent Publishing Company, Milton Keynes, 2012, 79 p. ISBN 978-0-9562086-9-9.
  30. Bute, John Marquess of; Stevenson, J.H. and Lonsdale, H.W. : The arms of the baronial and police burghs of Scotland. Edinburgh, William Blackwood & Sons, 1903. 528 p. No ISBN.
  31. Chadwick, E.M. : The Imperial 'Ecu Complet". Genealogical Magazine 3(1900)379-383.
  32. Uk-015.books.jpg Christie-Murray. D. : School arms. A series of folders with school arms with images by Dan Escott. folders of 4 pages each, +/- 1960.
  33. Uk-018.books.jpg Christie-Murray. D. : School arms 2. A series of folders with school arms with images by Dan Escott. folders of 4 pages each, +/- 1964.
  34. Uk-019.books.jpg Christie-Murray. D. : School arms 3. A series of folders with school arms with images by Dan Escott. folders of 4 pages each, +/- 1966.
  35. Uk-005.books.jpg Crosley, R. : London's coats of arms and the stories they tell. London, 1928, 254 p.
  36. Cruickshank, J. : The armorial ensigns of the Royal Burgh of Aberdeen. Edmond&Spark, Aberdeen, 1888, 121 p.
  37. Dickinson, T V. : The Armorial Bearings of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine, November 1929, Vol.23(1)11-14.
  38. Duncombe-Jewell, L. : The arms, seals and plate of Plymouth. Genealogical Magazine 3(1899)292-295.
  39. Uk-004.books.jpg Evans, F.E. : Discovering civic heraldry. Shire Publications, Tring, Herts. 1968, 56 p. No ISBN.
  40. Fox-Davies, A.C. : The arms of Dover. Genealogical magazine 2(1898)76-77.
  41. Fox-Davies, A.C. : Domine dirige nos. Genealogical magazine 2(1898)249-256
  42. Fox-Davies, A.C. : Is the red dragon Welsh after all ? Genealogical magazine 5(1902)237-243.
  43. Goldsmith, J. : The crest of Newark-on-Trent. Heraldry Gazette 103, March 2007, 4-5
  44. Uk-012.books.jpg King, J. : The national arms of the United Kingdom : containing an account of the charges on the royal shields of England, Scotland, and Ireland. London, Hatchards, (+/-1887), 85 p. No ISBN.
  45. Uk-006.books.jpg Leeson, J.R. : Twickenham's Coat of Arms. Published locally, 1916, 26 p. No ISBN.
  46. Uk-003.books.jpg Lewis, J.N.C. : The arms of Cheshire. Kelvinator, 1949, 68p. No ISBN.
  47. Logan Dahne, S.F. : Proposed coat of arms of the British Medical Association. British Medical Journal June 26, 1954, p.1491–1492.
  48. Maitland Anderson, J. : The heraldry of St. Andrews University. W&AK Johnston, Edinburgh and London, 1895 30 p. No ISBN.
  49. O'Neill, T : The heraldic emblem of Ireland. Ulster Journal of Archaeology, XIV(1908)178-180. (about the arms of Ulster)
  50. Uk-010.books.jpg Patton, D.L.H. : Arms of the county councils of Scotland. Port Charlotte, 1977, 70 p.
  51. Pedrick, J.G. : The arms used by Teignmouth. Genealogical Magazine 1(1897)364-367.
  52. Pedrick, J.G. : The borough seal of Honiton. Genealogical Magazine 2(1898)18-22.
  53. Pink, W.D. : The armorial bearings of Leigh Co. Lancaster. Genealogical Magazine 3(1900)522-531.
  54. Uk-011.books.jpg Porteous, A. : The town council seals of Scotland. Historical , legendary and heraldic. Johnston, Edinburgh & London, 1906, 300 p. No ISBN.
  55. Redman, A.P.S. de : Birmingham's Civic Heraldry. The coat of arms 5(1983/4)217-221.
  56. Scott-Giles, C. W. : Civic Heraldry of England and Wales. Dent and Sons Ltd. London. 1933, 336p. No ISBN.
  57. Scott-Giles, C. W. : Civic Heraldry of England and Wales. Dent and Sons Ltd. London. 2nd Edition, 1953, 440 p. No ISBN.
  58. Uk-001.books.jpg Skidmore, P. : The civic heraldry of the black country. Black Country Society, 2003, 51 p. ISBN 0-904015-71-8.
  59. Uk-002.books.jpg Smith, C.J. : The civic heraldry of Warwickshire. Coventry and Warwickshire history pamphlets no 9. Coventry Branch of the Historical Association, 1973. 63 p.
  60. Thurston, J. : How to acquire a coat of arms. British Medical Journal 315(1997)1682-1684. (on the arms of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine)
  61. Tomlinson, H.E. French historical elements in the civic heraldry of the United Kingdom. PhD thesis, University of Lancaster, 1985, 203 p.
  62. Uk-013.books.jpg Urquhart, R.M. : Scottish burgh and county heraldry. Heraldry Today, London, 1973, 274 p. ISBN 0-90045524-1.
  63. Uk-009.books.jpg Urquhart, R.M. : Scottish civic heraldry. Heraldry Today, London, 1979, 101 p. ISBN 0-90045526-8.
  64. Uk-008.books.jpg Urquhart, R.M. : Scottish civic heraldry 2. Scottish Library Association, 2001, 155 p. ISBN 0-900649-23-2.
  65. Valman, B. : A coat of arms for paediatrics and child health. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 93(2000)389.
  66. Vinycomb, J. : Notes on an Antique Seal of Carrickfergus. The Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland XXIII(1893)69-72
  67. Vinycomb, J. : The Seals and Armorial Insignia of Corporate and Other Towns in Ulster. Ulster Journal of Archaeology, I(1894)36-46; I(1894)111-119; IV(1898)23-32; IV(1898)103-114
  68. Vinycomb, J. : Arms of the Bishoprics of Ireland. Chapter I: Introductory. Ulster Journal of Archaeology III(1897)2-12.
  69. Vinycomb, J. : Arms of the Bishoprics of Ireland. Chapter II: The Province of Armagh (with Tuam). Ulster Journal of Archaeology III(1897)99-112.
  70. Vinycomb, J. : Additional Notes on the Newry Seals. Ulster Journal of Archaeology IV(1898)171-173.
  71. Uk-007.books.jpg Williams, G. : The heraldry of the Cinque Ports. Rutland VT, USA, 1971. ISBN 0-8048-0982-8, 192 p.

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