LYTHAM ST ANNES BOROUGH COUNCIL ARMS:
of six Argent and Azure a Lymphad Or the sail Sable thereon a Bend of the first charged with three
Mullets Gules on a Chief wavy of the second a Cross flory between two Lions rampant
Motto 'SALIS POPULI SUPREMA LEX' - The welfare of the people is the
Granted 9th November 1922.
The cross and the lions are from the arms of the Dean and Chapter of
Durham, the See having owned the Benedictine Priory founded at Lytham by Roger FitzRoger in the
reign of Richard I.
The waves represent the sea and the ship is from the device of the former St Annes-on-Sea UDC. The
arms on the sail are those of the Clifton family of Lytham Hall.