1937 Directory:Arms of the Borough of Huddersfield

1937 Huddersfield Directory
This page was part of a project to digitise the 1937 Huddersfield County Borough Directory. The entire directory can now be read and searched online.
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Arms of the Borough of Huddersfield.

Or, on a chevron between three rams passant Sable as many towers Argent, Crest, a ram’s head couped Argent, armed Or, gorged with a collar Sable holding in the mouth a sprig of the cotton tree, slipped and fructed Proper.

Motto, “Juvat impigros deus” (Arms as granted, October, 1868, by the Authorities of the Heralds’ College to be borne and used for ever hereafter on Seals, Shields, Banners, or otherwise according to the Laws of Arms).

The Rams are an allusion to the Ramsden Family, former ground Landlords.

The Towers are the usual symbols of strength and security.

The Crest of the Ram’s Head holding the Cotton Plant, symbolical of one of the principal industries flourishing in the town.

Motto, “God helps those who help themselves.”

Contents of the 1937 Directory