The Macquarie Coffee Biggin

Maker William Elliott, London 1822 8” high and weight 28oz.

The Macquarie arms on the surviving coffee biggin as designed by Major-General Lachlan Macquarie created in part from his mother’s arms as the daughter of
Murdoch Maclaine of Lochbuie. Quarterly: in the 1st quarter gules three crosses crosslet fitchée ; in the 2nd quarter sable three towers embattled ; in middle base
per fess azure and verte in chief a lymphad proper without sails and a single pennant and in base a salmon naiant, all ppr. (proper)

The lymphad is correctly depicted as originally drawn by Macquarie without sails or oars and with a single flag or pennant.

For further information please click on the links below:

Macquarie Part I

Macquarie Part II

Macquarie Part III

Macquarie Part IV