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PADDINGTON

Incorporated into : 1965 Westminster

Arms (crest) of Paddington

Official blazon

Blue, in the chief two white wolves' heads torn off at the neck; and in the base two crossed silver swords with gold hilts passing through a gold mural crown.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on April 5, 1902.

The wolves' heads are from the arms of Sir John Aird, the first Mayor of the borough. The swords are from the arms of the See of London.

Coat of arms (crest) of Paddington

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

The arms in the Coffee Hag albums +/- 1935

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Literature: Scott-Giles, C.W. : Civic heraldry of England and Wales, London, 1932.