Truscott baronets

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The Truscott Baronetcy, of Oakleigh in East Grinstead in the County of Sussex, is a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. [1] It was created on 16 July 1909 for Sir George Truscott. He was Chairman of Brown, Knight & Truscott, Ltd, printers and stationers, and served as Lord Mayor of London from 1908 to 1909. Truscott was the son of Sir Francis Wyatt Truscott, Lord Mayor of London from 1879 to 1880. [2] As of 28 February 2014 the present Baronet has not successfully proven his succession and is therefore not on the Official Roll of the Baronetage, with the baronetcy considered dormant since 2001. [3]

East Grinstead town and civil parish in Sussex

East Grinstead is a town and civil parish in the northeastern corner of Mid Sussex district of West Sussex in England near the East Sussex, Surrey, and Kent borders. It lies 27 miles (43 km) south of London, 21 miles (34 km) north northeast of Brighton, and 38 miles (61 km) east northeast of the county town of Chichester. The civil parish covers an area of 2,443.45 hectares and had a population of 23,942 persons in the 2001 census. The population of the town at the 2011 Census was 26,383.

The Lord Mayor of London is the City's mayor and the leader of the City of London Corporation. Within the City of London, the Lord Mayor is accorded precedence over all individuals except the sovereign and retains various traditional powers, rights and privileges, including the title and style The Right Honourable Lord Mayor of London.

Vanity Fair caricature of Sir George Wyatt Truscott, 1st Baronet George Wyatt Truscott Vanity Fair 4 November 1908.JPG
Vanity Fair caricature of Sir George Wyatt Truscott, 1st Baronet

Truscott Baronets, of Oakleigh (1909)

Coat of arms of Truscott baronets
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Crest
A fasces erect surmounted by a palm branch slipped and an arrow saltirewise all Proper.
Escutcheon
Argent three chevronels Gules between two mullets in chief of the last pierced of the field and a knight’s helmet in base Proper a chief check of the second and first.
Motto
Gwir Yn Erbyn Y Byd (Truth Against All The World); In Utrumque Paratus [4]

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References

  1. "No. 28271". The London Gazette . 16 July 1909. p. 5457.
  2. "LORD MAYOR OF LONDON". The Advertiser . Adelaide. 1 October 1908. p. 7. Retrieved 30 April 2013 via National Library of Australia.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 6 March 2015. Retrieved 11 March 2018.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. Burke's Peerage. 1949.