Graham Bartram

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Graham Bartram
Graham Bartram Photo.jpg
Graham Bartram in December 2006
Born (1963-07-18) 18 July 1963 (age 55)
OccupationSecretary-General for Congresses of FIAV; Chief Vexillologist of the Flag Institute
Graham Bartram with Michel R. Lupant and Charles A. Spain, Jr. (FIAV Board members) at the 25th ICV, in Rotterdam

Graham Bartram (born 18 July 1963, in Montrose, Angus, Scotland) is a British vexillologist who is Secretary-General for Congresses of the Fédération internationale des associations vexillologiques,[1] the Chief Vexillologist of the Flag Institute,[2] and a consultant to the British government on flag design and usage.

Bartram grew up in Scotland, Northern Ireland, and West Africa. While living in Accra, he developed his lifelong interest in flags. He was made a Fellow of the Flag Institute in 2005 for his services to the institute.

Flag designs[edit]

Bartram has designed:


Bartram authored the book British Flags and Emblems[5] and edits the British military flag book (now a CD-ROM and a website) BR20 Flags of All Nations.[6] He wrote the booklet "Flying Flags in the United Kingdom"[7] published by the Flag Institute in association with the Flags & Heraldry Committee of the United Kingdom Parliament. He maintains the World Flag Database.[8]


  1. ^ FIAV's list of officials Archived 19 May 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ The Council of the Flag Institute
  3. ^ "Tristan da Cunha". Retrieved 2018-04-12.
  4. ^ UK Supreme Court Annual Report 2009-10 (see page 12)
  5. ^ British Flags and Emblems
  6. ^ BR20 Flags of All Nations: UK Ministry of Defence & Graham Bartram
  7. ^ Flying Flags in the United Kingdom
  8. ^ World Flag Database