Diocese of Wakefield

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Country : United Kingdom
Denomination : Anglican
Established: 1888
Incorporated into : 2014 Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Wakefield

Official blazon

Or, a fteur-de-lis azure; on a chief of the last three celestial crowns of the field.


The arms were officially granted on June 17, 1905.

The Field is from the Arms of the City of Wakefield in reversed tinctures, the City has a gold Fleur-de-lis on a blue Field. The Crowns on the Chief,
alludes to the dedication of the Cathedral in honour of All Saints.

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Literature: Image from Wills's Arms of the Bishopric. McCarthy: Armoria Sedium; E.E. Dorling: Heraldry of the Chruch a Handbook.