Coat of Arms and Surname History

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18 Sep 2017

It's great to get our and about meeting our customers, and last weekend we exhibited at the Royal Berkshire Show, at Newbury Showground. Our surname history prints went down a storm with visitors, who were keen to learn all about their name and its meaning and history.

Director Peter Horsler said that the show had been a great success: "People were particularly interested in the details such as whether anyone of...

18 Sep 2017

It's great to get our and about meeting our customers, and last weekend we exhibited at the Royal Berkshire Show, at Newbury Showground. Our surname history prints went down a storm with visitors, who were keen to learn all about their name and its meaning and history.

Director Peter Horsler said that the show had been a great success: "People were particularly interested in the details such as whether anyone of their surname had been aboard the...

11 Sep 2017

We are proud to offer a great range of personalised gifts, each featuring the coat of arms relating to your chosen name. This week we are offering a great £5 off the whole range! To claim the offer, all customers need to do is register for special offers on our homepage here. Then look out for emails being sent out this week!

Our emails will contain your special code. All you need to do to claim your £5 off is redeem the code at checkout.

You might be researching yoru own family history and be interested in our...

06 Sep 2017

ENTER OUR GREAT COMPETITION!

We have teamed up with our friends at Family Tree Magazine to offer a fantastic chance to win a coat of arms and surname history print.

Published each month, Family Tree Magazine is jam-packed with helpful advice for the family historian, and this month, there's even a free DVD worth £9.99, all about ancestors in the First World War. We are pleased to be working in partnership with...

07 Aug 2017

Our friends at Family Tree Magazine have launched another lovely competition, and this time it's personal!

Do you have a gorgeous baby in your family tree? One of the most enjoyable parts of family history is looking at photos of babies from years gone by and with this in mind, they have launched a new competition to find the most adorable ancestor baby. 

If you have a cute baby photo from yesteryear, you can enter today for the chance to see your baby photo on the cover of Family Tree, with a framed print of the...

19 Jul 2017

UK retailers report record sales of surname history prints.

We are proud to sell our coats of arms and surname histories at some of the UK's most prestigious historic attractions. Up and down the country, our retailers are gearing up for the busy summer season, and our coats of arms surname history prints are proving more popular than ever!

Director Wendy Spencer explains the appeal of the prints: "Many people nowadays are interested in their family history and love to discover more about...

Family Tree Magazine battlefield tour
05 Jul 2017

There’s something very special about visiting the places relevant to your ancestors’ lives, and none more so than the battlefields on which they lived, fought and died in the First World War.

Now, working in association with Battlefield PartnershipsFamily Tree is running a battlefield tour this October led by Andy Robertshaw (Trench Detectives) and Mark Smith (Militaria Expert – The Antiques Roadshow),...

26 Jun 2017

If you love Living History, then you'll love the Chalke Valley History Festival! Beginning today June 26th  and on until July 2nd in Broad Chalke, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, this is an event not to be missed. There really is something for every Living History enthusiast! Check out www.cvhf.org.uk for details.

The Chalke Valley History Festival began in 2011 on a small scale and as a fundraiser for the local cricket club. Club stalwart and historian James Holland had...

15 May 2017

Here at Hall of Names, we love to work with people and organisations that are as passionate about family history and genealogy as we are!

We love to hear the family stories of people that call us for surname history prints, and it's great to give something back.

This week, Family Tree Magazine, one of the UK's premier resources for the family history enthusiast, have kindly given us a FREE...

09 May 2017

Hall of Names surname histories are sold at many outlets across Scotland and we have many customers that live in or love to visit this beautiful country. We are thrilled to learn therefore, that our friends at Scotland Magazine have launched this year's 'Photo Challenge'. 

Here, Scotland Magazine Editor Christopher Coates explains more about this great photography competition:

"Following on from our immensely successful 2016 Photo Challenge, we are launching this...