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Alexander Maxwell Findlater

ARMS: Azure a chevron between three estoiles in chief and an eagle displayed reguardant in base Or

The arms are Irish granted in the nineteenth century.

SOURCE/NOTES & CREDITS: Blazon, illustration for background and biographical information for background from A.M. Findlater. The blazon was reworked by J.H. Gaylor and the text was adapted by D. Q. Wedvick.

Alexander John Maxwell Findlater, born in 1951 received his BA in Classics from Bristol University in 1972 and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1978 and married in 1983 Harriet Ann Hyde daughter of Edmund Francis Hyde Parker. They have two daughters who are university graduates. He founded Alexr. Findlater & Co. Ltd., Wine Merchant and Shippers in 1983 from which he more or less retired in 1994 to spend time as a private investor in the buying and selling of properties. A distinguished member of the Heraldry Society of Scotland, he has written numerous articles and two books: “Aspilogia Scoticana” or Scots Armorials from the earliest times to the start of the eighteenth century, Heraldry Society of Scotland, 2006; and “ Lord Crawford’s Armorial” formerly known as The Armorial of Sir David Lyndsay of the Mount, Secundus of which he served as the editor, Heraldry Society of Scotland, 2008. We are aware he has further work in progress and are honoured to call him a friend. dqw 20100811

The artwork is a rendering by John Hamilton Gaylor.

Wedvick Armorial, 155, Findlater, 20100811
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