Ropner Coat of Arms, Preston Hall.

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    Robert Ropner served as High Sheriff of Durham in 1896. From 1900 to 1910 he was the Member of Parliament representing the constituency of Stockton-on-Tees for the Conservative Party. He was President of the UK Chamber of Shipping in the year 1902. He was knighted in the same year, and he was created Baronet of Preston Hall, Stockton-on-Tees, in the County Palatine of Durham, and of Skutterskelfe Hall, Hutton Rudby, in the North Riding of York on 20th August 1904. Crest Upon three mascles interlaced fessways and in front as many tilting spears one in pale and two In saltire Or a stag’s head erased Sable attired Gold. Escutcheon Per fess dancetty Sable and Or a pale counterchanged three mullets pierced two and one as many stags' heads erased one and two all also counterchanged. Latin Motto - Fides Et Fortitudo (Faith and Fortitude). Preston Hall Museum, Stockton on Tees
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 9 months ago
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    Picture Taken: 2021-12-29T15:40:51
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