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Russell
Colin Russell
Arms: Argent, on a chevron Gules between, in chief a seme of powts Proper and, in base a fountain, a Celtic cross of the first.
Crest; two hands cradling a foot proper, with the motto; "Sure and Stedfast".

The arms reflect both the armiger's name Russell and his mother's maiden name of Caldwell.

Russell was first recorded in the mid-16th century Slains Roll showing Argent a Chevron Gules with Powts in chief and base in Sable

The Name Caldwell comes from the old English word caeld, which means cold, and welle, which means well an indication that the original bearer lived near a well that gave cold water. This is represented in the arms by a fountain proper placed in base.

As an Elder of the Kirk, he has a Celtic Cross on his arms to represent his Christian faith. The crest is to represent his profession as a Podiatrist and the Motto is taken from Hebrews Chapter 6 verse 19 (Which hope we have as an anchor of our soul both Sure and Stedfast) as the armiger served in The Boys' Brigade for over 20 years as boy and officer.
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