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HASTINGS

Arms (crest) of Hastings

Official blazon

Per pale Gules and Azure a Lion passant guardant Or between in chief and in base a Lion passant guardant Gold dimidiating with the Hulk of a Ship Argent.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially recorded at the visitation in 1634.

The arms are a variation of those of the Cinque Ports, the one complete lion is said to indicate Hasting's status as the chief port of the group.

Arms (crest) of Hastings

The arms as used on a JaJa postcard +/- 1905
Arms (crest) of Hastings

The arms on a Wills's cigarette card, 1906

The arms as used on a pre 1910 postcard
Arms (crest) of Hastings

The arms in the Coffee Hag albums +/- 1925
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The arms as used on a Faulkner postcard +/- 1905


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