Mike Starr

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Old Leftwich Hall

The University of Manchester report from their Survey of Old Leftwich Hall is now available in the Members-only section. Members of the LHA recently purchased the original canvas Robert Leftwich painting of Old Leftwich Hall that he painted in the 1880s, and are in the process of donating it for preservation.  Professional reproductions from scans …

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Davenham Parish Church

Leftwich Cousins, Message from Leftwich-land concerning the Parish Church for Leftwich (which our ancestors attended). See http://davenhamparish.net/ For those wanting to see the location of the church on Google Maps, here is the location: https://www.google.com/maps/place/St.+Wilfrid’s+Parish+Church/@53.2374893,-2.5046008,17z For reference, Leftwich Hall marker was located here: https://www.google.com/maps/place/53°14’34.8“N+2°30’19.2″W I have attached a picture of the church I took during …

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Interpretation of the Leftwich Shield

Leftwich Shield

There are many interpretations of the meanings of symbols on arms and shields. This is an attempt to decipher the meaning of the design of the Leftwich shield. The most commonly accepted meanings are given, but be aware that scholars question the reliability of placing historic significance on the designs of arms and crests.[1] The …

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