Melbourne Girls Grammar School

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Country: Australia
Location : Sydney

Arms of Melbourne Girls Grammar School

Official blazon

Arms : Azure, a Chevron between three Crosses pomelly Argent.
Crest : A Mitre (not granted in Letters Patent, but approved by Garter as permissible to mark an Anglican School).
Motto : 'Nisi Dominus Frustra'.


The arms were granted on November 8, 1961.

Designed by Dr Alexander Leeper, first Warden of Trinity College, Melbourne, and a member of the School Council, in 1904, when the School had officially become a Church school, the Arms used previously having been those of the Morris family. Dr Leeper chose the three crosses as a specifically Christian design.

Literature: Low, 1971

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