Academic Year 2014-2015

Michaelmas TermLent TermEaster Term

All dates are Thursdays unless indicated otherwise.

President: William D. Grassick (Peterhouse)

C.U. Heraldic and Genealogical Society was founded in 1950 and C.U. Society of Genealogists in 1954; they were refounded together as “C.U.H.&G.S.” in 1957.

A member of the Federation of Family History Societies

Michaelmas Term, 2014

Tuesday, 7th October, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.Societies’ Fair
Wednesday, 8th October, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Kelsey Kerridge Sports Centre, St. Anne’s Terrace

16th October, 8.45 p.m. – Freshers’ Squash
Written by Mr. David Broomfield and to be delivered by a member of the Committee
“From Württemberg to Cambridge: a tale of titles, love, and emeralds”

30th October, 8.45 p.m. – Eve Logan Lecture
Mr. Jack Carlson
“Heraldry in Rowing Blazers”

13th November, 8.45 p.m.
Mr. Tim Crawley
“Heraldic Sculpture: Design and Realisation”

20th November, 8.45 p.m.
The Rev’d Kenneth Crawford, F.B.S.
“From Journey to Signature: Creativity in Heraldic Design”
Reflections on his work under the late J. P. B. Brooke-Little, Clarenceux King of Arms, at the College of Arms

Saturday, 22nd November, 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. – The St. Nicholas Feast
The Graham Storey Room, Trinity Hall
White tie with decorations, or Black Tie

Lent Term, 2015

15th January, 8.45 p.m.
D. V. White, Esq., Somerset Herald of Arms
“British Heraldry in the First World War”

29th January, 8.45 p.m.
Mr. David Broomfield
“The Heraldry of Trinity College, Cambridge”

12th February, 8.45 p.m. – Mountbatten Commemorative Lecture
Sir Henry E. Paston-Bedingfeld, Bart., former Norroy and Ulster King of Arms, Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Scriveners
“Norroy'€™s Reminiscences”

26th February, 8.45 p.m.
ir. Richard van der Beek
“The Lion of Nassau and the Count with no head: Heraldic Tales from the Low Countries”

Saturday, 7th March, 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. – The Annual Dinner
Senior Combination Room, St. Catharine’s College
White tie with decorations, or Black Tie

Easter Term, 2015

23rd April, 8.45 p.m.
Mr. Stephen Slater
“Insignia of the Royal Household” (including update on Scotland)

Saturday, 2nd May, 11.00 a.m.
D. V. White, Esq., Somerset Herald of Arms
Tour of the College of Arms, Queen Victoria Street, London

7th May, 8.45 p.m. – The Wright Lecture
Dr. Paul Coxon
“Something old, something new, something borrowed, something Palatinate purple”

Saturday, 20th June, 7.00 p.m. – Annual General Meeting
West Lodge, Downing College

Saturday, 20th June, 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. – The Accession Banquet
West Lodge, Downing College
White tie with decorations, or Black Tie

Events of previous years

Cambridge University Heraldic and Genealogical Society
Last updated Lanfranc of Canterbury, 2015