Notes from a Peakland Parish

An Account of the Church and Parish of Hope in the County of Derby,
by William Smith Porter (1923)

Transcribed by Rosemary Lockie, © Copyright 1999-2012

CONTENTS

PART I.

PART II.

VI.  EXTRACTS FROM THE CHURCHWARDENS' BOOK OF ACCOUNTS67
VII.  A COMPLETE LIST OF THE 'BRIEFS' ENTERED IN THE CHURCHWARDENS' BOOK99
VIII.  INHABITANTS OF THE PARISH IN THE 15TH, 16TH AND 17TH CENTURIES:- 
   (i) Exchequer Lay Subsidies of the 15th and 16th Centuries123
  (ii) Landowners in the Parish in 1570124
 (iii) The Easter Roll of the Parish in 1658125
IX.  THE AGINCOURT ROLL141
X.  THE SPANISH ARMADA AND LOCAL LEVIES146
XI.  VOLUNTEERS ENROLLED AT HOPE, IN CASE OF INVASION IN 1803151
XII.  INHABITANTS OF THE PARISH WHO SERVED OVERSEAS IN THE
GREAT WAR
, 1914-1918
153

INDEX.
Original Index, with additional Surnames contributed by Philip Longden.

ILLUSTRATIONS.

(For information only - unfortunately it has not been possible to reproduce them on this site)

SAXON CROSS, now in Hope Churchard (Photographed by Miss Cicely Porter)Frontispiece
Facing Page:
ST. PETERS CHURCH, HOPE, as it appeared before the Chancel was rebuilt in 18822
 
TOMB SLABS (13th Century), bearing emblems of the chase, discovered beneath the foundations of the old Chancel in 1882 (From a Sketch by Miss Cicely Porter)4
 
WOOD CARVING IN THE PRESENT CHANCEL, bearing the arms of Eyre, Padley, and Reresby6
 
MEMORIAL BRASS IN THE PRESENT CHANCEL to the memory of Henry Balguy of Hagg (1685)8
 
THE SOUTH PORCH OF HOPE CHURCH, as it appeared before the Restoration of 188716
 
PISCINA AND SEDILIA, as they appeared in the old Chancel prior to 188242
 
JACOBEAN PULPIT IN HOPE CHURCH56
 
A PAGE FROM THE CHURCHWARDEN'S ACCOUNTS (1704-5)
(Photographed by Miss Cicely Porter)
78
 
A PAGE SHOWING ENTRIES OF 'BRIEFS' IN THE CHURCH WARDENS' BOOK (1685-86) (Photographed by Miss Cicely Porter)100

OCR/Transcription by Rosemary Lockie in March 1999.
Additional Surname Index entries contributed by Philip Longden.

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