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Re: Trafford Surname
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 29 August 07 17:53 BST (UK) »
Sorry, my earlier post should have been addressed to Dot - sorry Tati.

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« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 29 August 07 17:57 BST (UK) »
Not a problem, Richard  :D

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« Reply #11 on: Friday 13 December 19 13:42 GMT (UK) »
Hi, In 1956 my late father and grandfather made an incredible chance discovery at Rushton Spencer church of St Lawrence, near Leek in The Staffordshire moorlands. The discovery was the burial vault of the De trafford family. The vault had been plundered centuries earlier. Apparently, the De Traffords owned nearby Swythamley Hall, I imagine in the 16th/17th century, My late father, Gary Bailey was first to enter the vault, and it featured in local newspapers.

If you visit 'Ludchurch; Rushton Church Grave Robbers' you can see the entire story, with press photos, and a posting from me with extra details. I do so hope you enjoy this story, and that it may shed light on your ancestry.