(David) Hubert Boothby CHESSHYRE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1940-06-22
Education King's Sch Canterbury, Trinity Coll Cambridge (MA), ChCh Oxford (DipEd)
Books & Publications Heraldry of the World (ed, 1973), The Identification of Coats of Arms on British Silver (1978), The Green, A History of the Heart of Bethnal Green (with A J Robinson, 1978), Heralds of Today (with Adrian Ailes 1986, new edn 2001), Dictionary of British Arms Medieval Ordinary Vol I (jt ed with T Woodcock, 1992), Garter Banners of the Nineties (1998), The Most Noble Order of the Garter, 650 Years (with P J Begent, 1999)
Recreations singing, gardening, motorcycling
Clubs
Style Hubert Chesshyre, Esq, CVO, FSA
Career former vintner and language teacher; green staff offr at Investiture of Prince of Wales 1969, Rouge Croix Pursuivant 1970-78, on staff of Sir Anthony Wagner as Garter King of Arms 1971-78, Chester Herald of Arms 1978-95, Norroy and Ulster King of Arms 1995-97, Clarenceux King of Arms 1997-2010; Registrar Coll of Arms 1992-2000; lay clerk Southwark Cathedral 1971-2003, lately lectr for NADFAS and Speaker Finders; memb: Westminster Abbey Architectural Advsy Panel 1985-98, Fabric Commission 1998-2003; hon genealogist Royal Victorian Order 1987-2010, sec of the Order of the Garter 1988-2003; memb: HAC 1964-65 (fired salute at funeral of Sir Winston Churchill 1965), Soc of Genealogists 1968-, Bach Choir 1979-93, Madrigal Soc 1980-, London Docklands Singers 2002; Freeman City of London 1975, Liveryman Worshipful Co of Musicians 1995 (Freeman 1994); fell Heraldry Soc 1990 (memb Cncl 1973-85), FSA 1977
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