Gerald Woods Wollaston 1874 - 1957


Wollaston's first heraldic post came in 1902 as Fitzalan Pursuivant of Arms Extraordinary until becoming a member of the College chapter on 11 January 1906 as Bluemantle Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary. On 26 February 1919, Wollaston was promoted to the office of Richmond Herald of Arms in Ordinary. In 1929, he was appointed Norroy King of Arms.He became Garter Principal King of Arms in 1930. Wollaston retired from the post of Garter in 1944 to become the second Norroy and Ulster King of Arms] and served until his death in 1957.