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Incorporated into : 1966 Walsall, Wolverhampton

Arms of Willenhall

Official blazon

Arms : Per chevron Azure and Gules in chief two Padlocks Or and in base a Female Figure representing Justice proper seated and facing to the sinister habited Argent holding in the dexter hand a Sword proper pommel and hilt Or point downwards and in the sinister hand a Balance all between two Flaunches Or each charged with a Key Gules wards downwards and inwards.
Crest : On a Wreath Or and Azure in front of a demi Tiger Gules holding between the paws a Stafford Knot two Keys in saltire wards upwards Or.
Motto: 'SALUS POPULI SUPREMA LEX' - The welfare of the people is the highest law.


The arms were officially granted on April 10, 1935.

The keys and locks stand for the town's principal and historic industry. The figure of Justice represents the ideal of a local govermnent authority.

The lion and Stafford knot are from the arms of the County Council.

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