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hi all. i am a Fryer from new zealand looking to find my family crest or shield. do all fryers have same crest/shield or is each fryer family different? if anyone could assist me in this would be great!

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on 2012-09-26 01:46:33

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by janilye on 2012-09-26 04:50:14
by janilye on 2012-09-26 05:14:49

There is no such thing as a family crest. A crest is part of a coat of arms and not all coats of arms have a crest.
If you had a coat of arms you would know it because coats of arms are granted to individuals, not families and definitely not last names.
For instance there are a couple of hundred that have been given to people named Smith,
you can put your surname into a search engine and lots of companies will tell you you have a family crest because they don't exist and that way they won't get sued by the College of Arms for fraudulently
selling someone else's property.

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