Records General Armory (source 1)
Nedeham: Ar. a bond engr.as.betw. two bulls heads cabossed or.
Nedham (Wimeley, co. Hertford) Az.on a cher.betw. three escallops ar. as many acorns ppr. slipped vert, on a chief crenellce or, three martlets gu. Crest - a dolphin naiant or.
Nedham ( Wymondesley, co, Hertford; confirmed 18 Feb 1586) Ar. on a bend engr.ax.betw. two bucks' heads cabossed an. attired or. an escallop of the last.
Nedham ( co Hertford; granted 1586. Same arms.
Crest - Out of a pallisado coronet or, a bucks' head attired of the first
Nedham ( Litchborough , co. Northampton) Same Arms.
Crest - Out of a pallisado coronet or, a bucks' head as. attired of the first.
Needham, or Nedham ( Nedham in the Peak, co. Derby, Christopher Needham of Thornsett, sixth in descent from Thomas Needham esq, of Needham, and Maud his wife, dau of Roger Mellure, of Thornsett, was ancestors of Needham, of Needham, Thornsett, Snitterton and Colley ( visitation Derby 1611) and Needham (of Suffolk, Hertford, and Leicester). Ar. aa bend enr. ar. betw. two bucks heads cabosssed sa attired or.
Another Crest - on a mount vert a stag belged sa. attired or;
Another Crest - Ou of a coronet formed of pallisades a bucks' head sa.
The Arms of the Needham's of Thornsett (source 2)
Needham ( Alexton and Gadsby, co. Leicester, and Belton co. Rutland; Francis Needham esq., off Gadesby.V isits. Rutland 1618 , and Leicester, 1619, grandson of Thomas Needham esq, of Belton, the eldest son of Thomas Needham esq, of Alexton). Same Arms.
Crest- on a mount vet a stag lodged sa. attired or.
Needham (Ilston, co Leicester; John Needham, esq., of Ilston, son Francis Needham, who was younger son of Thomas Needham, esq., of Alexton. Visit. Leicester 1619). Same Arms and
Crest, a crescent for diff.
Needham ( Sir Robert Needham, knighted by SIr William Russell, Lord Deputy of Ireland, Sept 1594). Az. a bend betw. three bucks' heads cabossed ar.
The Arms of the viscounts of Kilmorey (source 3)
Needham (Earl of Kilmorey). Ar.a bend engr. ax. betw. two buack' heads cabossed sa. Crest - a demi pheonix in flames ppr. Supporters - Dexter, a horse ar.; sinister, a stag ppr. Motto - Nunc aut nunquam
Needham ( Lenton, co. Nottingham, and The Varteg, co. Monmouth). Ar. a bend engr. az. betw. three bucks' heads cabossed sa.
Crest - A demi eagle displ. issuing out of flames all ppr. Motto - Soyez ferme
Needham (Kynoleton, co. Derby). Ar. a bend engr. az. betw. teo bucks' heads cabossed sa. a canton or.
Crest-Aa pheonix ppr. charged on the breast witha trefoil slipped or.
1. The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales : B Burke ; http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=6326
2 British History: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50709&strquery=thornsett .
3. History of Shavington by Henry D. Harrod 1891 published by A. Lack 2006