Last modified: 2003-07-18 by jarig bakker
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adopted 28 Nov 1995.
adopted 7 Dec 1954
Granted 25 Jun 1990.
Polsbroek is a former municipality in Utrecht province, since 1 Jan
1989 part of Lopik municipality. It had just over 1.000 inhabitants, living
just north of Schoonhoven (Zuid-Holland).
In the 19th century there were two municipalities - Noord-Polsbroek and Zuid-Polsbroek. The CoA of Noord-Polsbroek consisted of a golden field with a chequy diagonal with two tieres of gules and argent. - that CoA is of the IJsselsteinse branch of the van Amstel family.
The CoA of Zuid-Polsbroek: gules with three cushions argent, placed one and two, with in chief the letter P argent.
Source: van der Aa's Aardrijkskundig Woordenboek der Nederlanden, 1847.
Flag: yellow, with a diagonal chequy bar of red and white.
This flag is complete analogue to the municipal arms. adoption date unknown.
Source: Sierksma's Nederlands Vlaggenboek, 1962 [sie62].
Jarig Bakker, 8 Jul 2003