A Guide to Tideswell and Its Church

By Rev J.M.J. Fletcher

Transcriptions by Rosemary Lockie, © Copyright 2013

LOCAL BOOKS

The names are appended below of a few out of the many Books on the Peak District which may be studied with interest:-

“Notes on the Churches of Derbyshire”, by Dr. Cox, 4 vols,
(vol II treats of the Churches of this neighbourhood.)

The Reliquary, (especially the original series)

The Journal of the Derbyshire Archaeological and Natural History Society.
Especially Vols. 5, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, 39, 41, &c.

Pym Yeatman's “Feudal Derbyshire”. (Especially Section ix).

Leyland's “The Peak of Derbyshire”.

Rhodes' “Peak Scenery”.

“Halls and Manors of Derbyshire” (especially vol. 1.)

Baker's “Moors, Crags, and Caves of the High Peak”.

Dale's “Scenery and Geology of the Peak”.

Bradbury's “Pictures of the Peak”.

Victoria History, Derbyshire.

Dr. Cox's “Royal Forests of England”.

“Haddon, The Manor and Hall”, by G Le Blanc Smith.

Firth's “Highways and Byways in Derbyshire”.

Jeayes' “Descriptive Catalogue of Derbyshire Charters” (Bemrose, 1906).

Fletcher's (Rev. Canon J.M.J.), “The Derbyshire Plague Village”, (Eyam.) 5th Edition, 1930.

The Derbyshire Countryside (Quarterly) published by the Derbyshire Rural Community Council.
Edited by L. du Garde Peach, M.A., Ph.D.

The Threat to the Peak: The Peak District - its Scenery - Disfigurement and Preservation.

On Foot in the Peak... Patrick Monkhouse.

It has been thought that a list of some Books whose locale is taken from places in the surrounding district might prove to be of interest. The list is, of course, not intended to be exhaustive:-

Adam BedeGeorge EliotWirksworth, &c.
David GrieveMrs Humphrey WardKinder Scout, &c.
The Dagger and the CrossHattonEyam.
The Brave Men of Eyam(pub. S.P.C.K.)Eyam.
Like cures LikeMrs. Mallandaine (pub. S.P.C.K.)Millers Dale, Tideswell,

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A Peakland FaggottMurray GilchristMillers Dale District.
HathersageC.E. HallHathersage.
Jane Eyre (latter portion)C. BronteHathersage.
The Miner's Daughter(pub. in Household Words, for 1850)Tideswell, Cressbrook, &c.
Unknown to HistoryC. YongeBuxton, &c.
Banishment of Jessop BlytheHattonCastleton.
Peveril of the PeakSir Walter ScottCastleton, &c.
The HeronsHelen ShiptonEyam.
The Cheverels of Cheverel ManorLady NewdigateBuxton (100 years ago)
Blacksmith of VoePaul ChirberryNewhaven district.
The Bull in th' Thorn
WillowbrakeGilchristTissington (Well Dressing).
Beggar's ManorGilchrist 
Sweet Doll of HaddonMuddockHaddon.
Dorothy Vernon of Haddon HallMajorHaddon.
The Heiress of HaddonDoubledayHaddon.
Tales and Traditions of the PeakWoodEyam, Tideswell, Castleton, &c.
Pride and PrejudiceJane AustenChatsworth, &c.
The Silent WomanRitaSterndale, &c.
Thurstan MeverellKirkeHazlebadge, Tideswell, &c.
The new Marienbad ElegyF. WedmorePeakland.
The Black TorG.M. FennPeak, temp: Jas. I.
The Courtesy DameGilchristPeak.
Evenings at Haddon HallCattermole's IllustrationsHaddon.
The King of the PeakGibbons
The Seven Foresters of ChatsworthLondon Mag., 1822Chatsworth.
The Romany StoneSir James YoxallTideswell, Hathersage, &c.
Jack o'WinnattsM. Andrews, M.R.C.S.Tideswell, Bretton Clough, &c.

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INDEX

 PAGE
Age of the Church11
Alms Dish20
Altar (stone)40
Andrew, Rev. Canon S.17, 30, 54
Bells40, 48, 52
Bemrose, Dr H. H., Geological Notes61-64
Books about the District72, 73
Brierly, Rev. Laurence26, 27
Brasses (see Monuments). 
Carving15, 18
Chancel16
Church Institute51
Consecration Crosses46
Cressbrook Church51
Cross-Bases56
Churchyard52
“Consecration”46, 47
Gable, end of S. Transept52
Litton57
Market57
Sepulchral39
Sockets of56
Wayside56
at Wheston55
Crucifixes (stone)52, 55
Dakin, Henry20
De Bower, Thurston36
Ebbing and Flowing Well2, 3
Eccles, Samuel15, 30
Fairs6
Fletcher, Rev. Canon J. M. J.44, 45, 55
Fletcher, Mary44, 45, 55
Foljambe, Family of21-23, 65-68
"
John
18, 21-23, 65
Font12
Founder's Tomb22
Geology61-64
Gild of S. Mary of Tideswell18, 42
Glass, stained (old)41
"
modern
21, 38, 44
Gram'r School, Bp. Pursglove29
"
"
Masters of
71
Hamlets1, 51
Harrop, John18, 51, 53
Hatchments34, 38
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Hunstone, Advent15, 40
Lady Chapel42
Lenton Priory8, 10
Lichfield, Deanery of, etc.8, 9, 15, 69
Litton Mill1, 50, 57
Litton Village1, 35, 57, 58
Church51
Sir Robert35
Liverpool, Earl of21, 23, 65-68
Longevity of inhabitants6, 50
Lytton, see Litton35, &c.
Manor, History of4
Markets6
Meverill, Rev. A.42, 70
Meverill, Sir Sampson6, 31-34
Millers Dale1, 30, 55
Misereres41
Monuments, Memorials, etc. 
Andrew, Canon
30, 54
Chandler, Mary
44
De Bower, Thurstan and Margaret
37-38, 43
Fletcher, Elizabeth Sarah
44
Foljambe, John
18, 22
Foljambe, Lady Louisa
21
Harrop, John
51
Lytton, Sir Robert and Isabella
35
Meverill, Sir Sampson
31-34
Newton, William, sen.
53
"
"
jun.
31
Pursglove, Bp. R.
24-29
Slack Samuel (singer)
54
Statham, Thomas
38
War Memorials
43, 46, 55
Old stone figures (nameless)
41
Mural Paintings45
Nave12
Needs of the Parish51
Newton, William, senr.53
"
"
jun.
31
Niches19, 20, 38
Organ40
Palimpsest (brass)26, 27
Parke, J. L., F.R.C.S., and A.L.39
Parvise13, 47

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Pews14
Piscinas21
Pursglove, Bishop Robt.24-30
Recreation Ground55
Registers, Parish49, 50
Ringers' Rules48
Royal Visits to Tideswell7
St John's Institute51
Screen (stone)19
"
(Chancel)
15
"
(Transepts)
36, 40
Sedilia21
Sepulchral slabs11, 39
Slack, Samuel54
Stalls, old black oak41
Stalls, Chancel18
Statham, Sir John6, 31, 38
"
Thomas
38
Tideswell, meaning of name2
 PAGE
Tidslow4
Tiles, ancient20
Tombs, see Monuments. 
Transept, North40
"
South
35
Trinity, Holy, Representation of31
Vicars, list of69, 70
Walks in the neighbourhood55
War Memorials43, 46, 55
Well, Ebbing and Flowing2
Well, Wishing56
Wheston1, 7,34, 55
Wheston Cross55
Windows, Chancel, character of17
"
East
21
"
in S. Transept
38
"
West
44

The Church from the South East, Exterior
Church from the South East

OCR/transcript by Rosemary Lockie in March 2013.

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