Thomas Joseph-Watkin


Thomas Joseph-Watkin

Thomas Morgan Joseph-Watkin (1856-1915) was a barrister and long-serving officer of arms at the College of Arms in London. Having spent much of his early life as a cowboy in Texas, Joseph-Watkin began his career at the College of Arms as Portcullis Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary in 1894. On 20 June 1913, Joseph-Watkin was appointed Chester Herald of Arms in Ordinary to replace Henry Murray Lane. [LondonGazette|issue=28738|startpage=5136|date=18 July 1913|accessdate=2008-01-14] This appointment lasted until Joseph-Watkin's death on 31 July 1915. [LondonGazette|issue=29340|startpage=10507|date=26 October 1915|accessdate=2008-01-14]

ee also

*Heraldry
*Pursuivant
*Herald

References

* [http://www.college-of-arms.gov.uk/ The College of Arms]
* [http://www.cam.ac.uk/societies/cuhags/info/o_of_a/intro.htm CUHAGS Officer of Arms Index]
* [http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/heralds/CH3.html His armorial shield]


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