from Newcastle, Northumberland
The honourable family of Mansen from Newcastle, Northumberland (England), which descends from William Manson, ships planter born in Newcastle, father of John Morrison Henderson Whitlow Manson, park keeper born in Newcastle on March 17th, 1883, is bearing armorial arms as following:
Vairy azure and argent, a Swan’s head erased gules.
On a wreath of the colours, a Lion’s head erased, charged with a Swan’s head as in the arms.
These armorial arms are lawfully borne, and will be borne by Patrick William John Mansen, armorist in Chatham, Kent (England), great grandson of the above mentioned family ancestor William Manson, as well as by his wife and children and by all his further heirs which will bear the family name Mansen.