Falkland Pursuivant Extraordinary

The Court of the Lord Lyon
Scotland’s Heraldic Authority

Colin Caldwell Russell

Armorial Bearings of Colin Caldwell Russell

HM Falkland Pursuivant Extraordinary

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". Volume 93 folio 17, 2016
The title of Falkland Pursuivant first appears in the Exchequer Rolls of 1494. The title alludes to the royal palace of that name in Fife. The badge was registered in 1998.

Falkland Pursuivants since 1532

1532 Alexander Guthrie 1548 John Forsyth 1927 Lt-Col. John William Balfour Paul of Cakemuir 1951 Iain Moncreiffe of Easter Moncreiffe 1953 John Inglis Drever Pottinger 1953 David Hugh Montgomerie Boyle 1957 Malcolm Innes of Edingight 1958 David Hugh Montgomerie Boyle 1966 Major Charles John Shaw of Tordarroch 1969 Major David Maitland Maitland-Titterton 1973 Lord James Alexander Douglas-Hamilton
1975 Peter de Vere Beauclerk-Dewar 1977 Brigadier Francis Henderson Coutts CBE 1982 Peter de Vere Beauclerk-Dewar 1990 Peter Drummond-Murray of Mastrick 1991 Peter de Vere Beauclerk-Dewar 1996 Major Christopher G.W. Roads TD 1997 Peter de Vere Beauclerk-Dewar 2016 Sheriff George Way of Plean 2018 Roderick Alexander Macpherson 2021 Colin Caldwell Russell
Colin Caldwell Russell was appointed Falkland Pursuivant Extraordinary on 1st September 2021. He is a Specialist Podiatrist working for NHS Scotland. He is an Officer of the Venerable Order of St John of Jerusalem, and a Knight of Justice and Secretary General of the Military and Hospitaller Order of St Lazarus of Jerusalem Grand Bailiwick of Scotland, and is a Worship Leader and an Interim Moderator in Hamilton Presbytery of the Church of Scotland . Colin Russell is a Member of the Royal College of Podiatry and a member of the Incorporation of Tailors of Glasgow.