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Wellington, Ontario (Canada)

Prince Edward County

Last modified: 2017-05-12 by rob raeside
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[Wellington, Ontario flag] image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 16 February 2010

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Description of the flag

The village flag is shown on an official document, which photo can be seen on a Flickr website:

The Village of Wellington no longer exists as a separate entity; it is part of the municipality of Prince Edward County, but in the latter days of its existence as an independent village, the above were its coat-of-arms and flag.

On the scanned document it is written: "Painting to accompany Letters Patent grating Arms and a Flag to the Village of Wellington as entered in Volume 11, page 241 of the Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges of Canada this 2nd day of June 1993.

The flag is a rectangular banner of the arms, which are argent, on three piles gules, two in chief and one in base, a crown or.

According to Flickr user Kenneth Moyle, also at, the overall effect is a white letter "W" suggested on a red background with crowns showing on each of the middle triangular gaps.

Valentin Poposki, 23 December 2008 and António Martins-Tuválkin, 16 February 2010

The flag and arms of Wellington were inscribed on 2 June 1993 on the Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges, Vol. II, p. 241. The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on 6 November 1993, in Vol. 127, p. 3,406 of the Canada Gazette.

Argent three piles one issuant from base gules each charged with a Loyalist civil coronet or.
Rising out of a mural coronet gules masoned or charged with a ducal coronet also or a demi horse argent crined, queued and unguled or holding in the forelegs a cornucopia or mouth downwards displaying tomato plants and pea vines fructed proper.
On a grassy mound rising above barry wavy azure and argent two marine lions gules queued argent each gorged with a Loyalist civil coronet or and holding a staff argent flying therefrom to the dexter a Union banner tempore 1783 on the dexter side and on the sinister side a banner of the arms of the village flying to the sinister.
A banner of the arms.

Artist Information
Creator(s): Original concept of Robert D. Watt, Chief Herald of Canada, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority
Painter: Joan Bouwmeester
Calligrapher: Joan Bouwmeester - Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges

Ivan Sache, 15 April 2017