Prestwich, Thomas, Sir, Baronet -1689)
Thomas Prestwich, of Holme in Lancashire, was created a Baronet 25 April 1644, and was knighted on the field of battle during the Royalist pursuit of the Earl of Essex's army 1 September 1644. He died in 1689, and his son, another Thomas, left three daughters and coheirs, Arabella, who married Matthew Ducie, Baron Moreton; Procella; and Margaret, who married Richard Ringrose Esq. of Barnaboye Moynoe, County Clare. The arms were Gules a mermaid argent comb and glass or. Crest A porcupine, Motto In te Domini speravi. Earlier arms were Ermine on a chevron gules a bezant between two leopards faces on a chief or a wolf passant between two fleurs de lys sable.