Posted By:Dean Anthony
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Subject:Re: coat of arms
Post Date:July 18, 2001 at 22:31:54
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Forum:Rainford Family Genealogy Forum
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There is some evidence that the Rainford family started from a Viking wreck off Formby at the mouth of the river Mersey. We also have a Sir Geoffrey Rainford who was inscribed on the Roll of Knights of William Earl of Gloucester in 1150.