Armorial and Heraldry Society of Australasia
|Armorial and Heraldry Society of Australasia
- Robert G.A.Mair…
- To be loyal subjects of the Crown
- To establish and maintain a record of all those people in the Commomwealth of Australia lawfully in the possession of ensigns of nobility, i.e. Grants of Arms from a competent authority namely:
(a}The College of Arms, London, England.
(b)The Lord Lyon of Arms, Edinburgh, Scotland.
(c)The Chief Herald of Ireland.
(d)Any grants from a reigning European Monarch.
(e)Any Grants from past Monarchies such as France,Russia,Germany,Hungary,Austria,Poland etc.providing that the standing Council of the Society is satisfied with it’s authenticity. Matriculated arms from(a)(b)or(c) will be recognised as valid.
- To promote and encourage the study of heraldry in Australia.
- To conduct a Library,publish, and distribute books and magazines, establish indexes of reference sources of an armorial nature.
- To record snd preserve the pedigrees of all members of the Society.
- To assist and advise members of the public how to apply for a Grant of Arms, providing the said person first becomes a member of the Society.The Society accepts no responsibility if the petition for Arms is not successful.
||Australian Heraldry (Victoria) Incorporated, which was first formed in 1966, and was formerly The Heraldry Society of Australia, has recently merged with us, making us the largest Heraldry Society in Australasia. The College of Arms granted a Coat of Arms to The Heraldry Society of Australia.
Our immediate Past President Emeritus, Robert G.A.Mair, Esq.,FSA Scot, FAHSA, is Emeritus Armiger Principal for Australia and President of the Clan Mar Society and was Foundation Vice-President.