The 18th Century candelabra is topped with an eagle and child, a symbol taken from the emblem of the Earl of Derby who owned land in Prestwich at the time and made this gift to the church.  Over the centuries the church has benefited from the generosity of many benefactors.  The carved heraldic shields along the upper walls of the nave relate to various prominent local families and serve as a reminder of the links between church and community over time.