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Cromarty Crest
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Cromarty Crest

The Crest of Cromarty with three boar's heads.
Picture added on 17 November 2003
This is the crest for the name Cromarty, there is a different crest for the place of Cromarty.
Added by Janet Cromarty on 06 October 2008
Surely this is the crest for the Burgh of Cromarty, which I thought was based on the Urquhart arms. David?
Added by Estelle Quick on 07 October 2008
You are correct Estelle. It is based on the Urquhart family crest.
Added by Neil Urquhart on 10 October 2008
Unfortunately this is not the crest for the burgh of Cromarty but as I said before it is the crest for the name Cromarty. The link below should take you to the crest for the burgh of Cromarty.
Added by Janet Cromarty on 10 October 2008
Janet, sorry to quibble but this is the crest for the Burgh of Cromarty. You can see it on the Heraldry Society of Scotland's website in their image gallery of community council arms and on the Cromarty Live community website. Presumably a crest for the personal name of Cromarty would be similar. Your link is to the crest of Ross & Cromarty, which is a large administrative area of the northern Highlands within which the small town of Cromarty is located.
Added by Estelle Quick on 11 October 2008
Thank you for explaining Estelle, I have looked into it a bit more & have found that the Cromarty name crest has the brickwork crown on the top to replace the fancy crown, so yes it is very similar, I apologise for my mistake & appreciate your explanation.
Added by Janet Cromarty on 11 October 2008
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