STORY OF BISHOP WEARMOUTH.
Curious Extract from St. John's Church Registry, Newcastle-on-Tyne.
Vol. 7. Birth.-Edward, son of Robert Story, Tanner, Newcastle, born October the 11th 1740.
As witness my hand this 10th day of January, 1761. JOHN STORY.
John Story was brother to Robert Story, who died 26th Jan., 1753.
Motto: Deus noster Refugium.
A.D. 1532.There are about thirty-two incorporated companies of Newcastle, and amongst them is that of the Company of House Carpenters, Millwrights and Trunkmakers, incorporated in 1579. With this company the Storys have also been associated for many years.
The arms of this fraternity consist of dexter and sinister chief points, a
pair of compasses, sinister middle chief point, also a pair of compasses; a
cheveron engrailed sable with apex rising to the collar point.