The Manchester Stake is one two stakes created on the same day, 27th Mar 1960. The first Stakes created outside of North America.
For the creation of the stake a Coat of arms was produced.
Based on the old city of Manchester arms it's blazon is thus.
On a field of gules (red) three or (gold) bars enhanced, symbolising unity.
Mounted argent (white) antelope symbolising stability.
On a field of azure (blue) a book of scripture signifying the Book of Mormon having been brought across the seas to our city.
The whole surmouted by the helm of Salvation symbolising purity and lion rampant symbolising strength.
Mantling signifying bounteous harvest in this part of the Lords vinyard.
|Robert Gordon Larsen||27 Mar 1960||1 Jan 1962|
|William Bates||1 Jan 1962||1 Jan 1968|
|Derek J. Plumbley||1 Jan 1968||1 Jan 1972|
|Peter L. Morley||1 Jan 1972||10 Sep 1974|
|J. Roy Caddick||10 Sep 1974||1 Jan 1978|
|Brian Ashworth||1 Jan 1978||1 Jan 1982|
|Alexander Campbell Brown||1 Jan 1982||2 Sep 1984|
|Geoffry Robinson||2 Sep 1984||6 Dec 1987|
|Graham Pilkington||6 Dec 1987||20 Apr 1997|
|Dale Arthur Skidmore||20 Apr 1997||14 Apr 2002|
|Sean Peter Roberts||14 Apr 2002||20 Nov 2011|
|Daniel Adam Liptrott||20 Nov 2011||5 Aug 2018|
|Matthew J Evans||5 Aug 2018|
note : dates shown as 1 Jan are unknown.