The College of Arms is the official heraldic authority for the United Kingdom and much of the             

              Commonwealth including Australia and New Zealand, and it is they who grant Coats of Arms

               to individuals and corporate bodies.


              Coats of arms belong to a specific person and their family. There is no such thing as a Family

              Crest or a coat of arms for a family name.









                                                                                                                                                        Arms of Eccles Shorrock

                                                                                                                                                                   1827 -1889

                                                                                                                                                            Low Hill - Blackburn

                                                                                                                                  Eccles Shorrock was born Eccles Shorrock Ashton, so

                                                                                                                                    not a true Shorrock, as when his father died he was

                                                                                                                                     was adopted by his uncle also an Eccles Shorrock.

                                                                                                                                     His uncle, son of Ralph Shorrock, was the sister of

                                                                                                                                  Eccles Shorrock's mother, daughter of Ralph Shorrock.

                                                                                                                                     After his father's death, and when adopted, Eccles

                                                                                                                                                    dropped his surname of Ashton.

                                                                                                                                                           **The above arms not

                                                                                                                                                         quite right as the Crest of

                                                                                                                                                       the helmet above the shield

                                                                                                                                                            should be a Demi Stag






    Awaiting Image






 *(per pale Arg & As

  three Fleur de Llys



                    Arms of ........ Sharrock

                             15th Century

                        Veryan - Cornwall

                     *The above is a Heraldic

                description of the Coat of Arms