Heralds' Visitations


This database contains transcripts of the Heralds' Visitation pedigrees, extracted from the Harley manuscripts and published in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. We have only indexed the books by pedigree name.

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You can also find out more about Heraldry by reading A Grammar of English Heraldry


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We have a major indexing project underway to add all of the volumes to the index, so please check back regularly to see what is new. The search results are linked to the images in the image browser so you can also navigate from there.

The following have been indexed by pedigree name:

  • The Visitation of Cambridge, 1575 and 1619
  • The Visitation of Cumberland 1615
  • The Visitation of Devon, 1564
  • The Visitation of Dorset, 1623
  • The Visitation of Gloucestershire, 1623
  • The Visitation of Hertfordshire, 1572 and 1634
  • The Visitation of Somerset, 1623
  • The Visitation of Worcestershire 1569
  • The Visitations of Nottinghamshire, 1569 and 1614