|Coats of Arms and Crests from Stoke-on-Trent|
The arms of the Family of Sneyd of Keel
The Fleur-de-lys was granted for deeds done in the French wars under the Plantagenet Kings.
Amongst others, the Sneyd family owned
the large tract of land, in the parish of Burslem which bears the name
In 1310 Henry de Sneyde married Margaret the daughter and heiress of Nicholas de Tunstall.
Some of the immediate descendants were called "De Tunstall" otherwise Sneyd. But the alias was retained for only three or four generations.