. The Victoria history of the county of Lancaster;. Natural history. A HISTORY OF LANCASHIRE. Leigh, Gules a croa engrailed argent befween four lozenges ermine^ a canton or. descended like Orrell to Mr. Roger Leigh, of Hindley Hall, AspuU. The shares of the Billinge" and Winstanley*' families can- not be traced satisfactorily. One of the quarters of the manor was acquired by the family of Bankes of Winstan- ley.^' Thomas and John Winstan- ley and Thomas Bispham," as landowners of Billinge and Winstanley, contributed to a subsidy levied about 1556. The freeholders in 1600 were : Ander

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. The Victoria history of the county of Lancaster;. Natural history. A HISTORY OF LANCASHIRE. Leigh, Gules a croa engrailed argent befween four lozenges ermine^ a canton or. descended like Orrell to Mr. Roger Leigh, of Hindley Hall, AspuU. The shares of the Billinge" and Winstanley*' families can- not be traced satisfactorily. One of the quarters of the manor was acquired by the family of Bankes of Winstan- ley.^' Thomas and John Winstan- ley and Thomas Bispham," as landowners of Billinge and Winstanley, contributed to a subsidy levied about 1556. The freeholders in 1600 were : Ander
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. The Victoria history of the county of Lancaster;. Natural history. A HISTORY OF LANCASHIRE. Leigh, Gules a croa engrailed argent befween four lozenges ermine^ a canton or. descended like Orrell to Mr. Roger Leigh, of Hindley Hall, AspuU. The shares of the Billinge" and Winstanley*' families can- not be traced satisfactorily. One of the quarters of the manor was acquired by the family of Bankes of Winstan- ley.^' Thomas and John Winstan- ley and Thomas Bispham," as landowners of Billinge and Winstanley, contributed to a subsidy levied about 1556. The freeholders in 1600 were : Anderton of Birchley, Thomas Bispham, Richard Billinge, William Ather- ton, and John Wood.^^ In 1628 the landowners, contributing to the subsidy were : Roger Anderton, Wil- liam Bispham, William Black- burn, Edmund Wood, and Edmund Bispham. The first and last of these, as convicted recusants, paid double." Those who contributed for lands to the subsidy of 1663 were James Anderton of Birchley, Thomas Bispham, Peter Parr, Geoffrey Birchall, and Alex- ander Leigh.'' In 1717 the following, as 'papists,' regis- tered estates here : John Gerard of Ashton, John Howard, Richard Mather, and Robert Rothwell of Winstanley.'' The principal landowners in 1787, according to the land tax returns, were William Bankes, Edward Leigh, and Sir Robert Gerard, con- tributing together about half of the sum total raised.. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Farrer, William, 1861-1924, ed; Brownbill, J. , joint ed. London [Constable]

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