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MORLEY (borough council)

Incorporated into : 1974 Leeds

Arms (crest) of Morley

Official blazon

Arms : Argent on a Fesse Gules between a Sprig of the Cotton-Tree slipped fructed and leaved proper between two Pellets in chief and a Pickaxe surmounted by a Spade in saltire in base Sable a Shuttle fessewise Or thread pendant of the first.
Crest : On a Wreath of the Colours in front of a Ram's Head couped Argent a Shuttle fessewise proper thread pendant also Argent.
Motto: 'INDUSTRIA OMNIA VINCIT' - Industry overcomes all things.


The arms were officially granted on August 9, 1887.

The design refers entirely to local industries - wool, cotton and coal mining.

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