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The crest & arms are for the Reverend Thomas Raffles of Liverpool (1788-1863), a cousin of Sir Stamford Raffles, (1781-1826), founder of Singapore. He preached at Great George Street Chapel, Liverpool & spent over 50 years in the ministry. His record of Liverpool life & his work there was published posthumously in London in 1864, entitled "Memoirs of the Life and Ministry of Rev. Thomas Raffles".