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Woodborough’s Heritage

Woodborough, an ancient Sherwood Forest Village recorded in Domesday



Buckland’s 1896 Book - The History of Woodborough etc.



CHAPTERS:

Note: Chapter titles now act as links


CHAPTER I - WOODBOROUGH BEFORE THE CONQUEST

The Snotingas, The Roman roads and camps. Paulinus. Ad Pontem. Tiovulfinga-cæstir. Southwell. Southwell Minster. The Prebends. Woodborough Church.

CHAPTER II - WOODBOROUGH AT THE CONQUEST

Feudalism. The Honor of Peveril. Domesday and its terms. Woodborough in Domesday.
The Thanes and their expulsion.

CHAPTER III - THE LORDS OF WOODBOROUGH

Pedigree of de Wodeburg and Strelley. The de Wodeburgs. The Strelleys. Sale of Woodborough. Other owners. Wills. Extracts from the Registers.

CHAPTER IV - THE LACOCKS 

Pedigree. The Lacocks, Bainbridges and Storys.

CHAPTER V - SOUTHWELL MINSTER AND WOODBOROUGH CHURCH

The Nave at Southwell: the Choir: the Chapter House. The Norman Church at Woodborough: The Decorated Church, its Chancel, Nave and Tower: The Porch, Bells and Ornaments.

CHAPTER VI - THE DECAY & RESTORATION OF WOODBOROUGH CHURCH

Damage and neglect. Improvement under Charles II. Further neglect. Repairs of the present century. Improvements and Restoration. Heraldry of the Church and Hall.

CHAPTER VII - SOUTHWELL MINSTER AND THE PREBENDS

The Pentecostal procession. The Prebends, their privileges and stalls. Non Residence

CHAPTER VIII - THE PREBENDS OF WOODBOROUGH

Lists of the Prebends, Intruders, Vicars Parochial and Stipendiary Curates. Notes on the Prebends: Walter be Mauclerc; Richard Nikks; George Dudley;  Matthew Torte; Francis Leeke; Robert Sherard; Notes on the Vicars.

CHAPTER IX - SOUTHWELL MINSTER AND THE REFORMATION

The Protest against Rome. Suppression of the Religious Houses. Fate of Southwell Minster and the Parish Churches. The Prebends and the Commissioners. George Dudley's Pension. Documents at the Record Office

CHAPTER X - WILLIAM LEE AND THE STOCKING FRAME

Condition of the people. Lee's Birthplace. His education. His invention and difficulties. His death. Development of the Stocking Frame

CHAPTER XI - THE CIVIL WARS 

James I. and Charles I. at Southwell. The Church and the Puritans. Puritan Sacrilege. Sufferings of the Clergy and Laity. The fate of Southwell. Church matters in Notts. The Intruders at Woodborough. The Restoration.

CHAPTER XII - THE VICARS OF WOODBOROUGH

The effects of Puritanism. Woodborough-cum-Calverton. Maurice Pugh and Benson's claim. Woodborough-without-Calverton. Leybournes non-residence. Richard Oldacres, Curate. The Oldacres family. Diocesan Changes.

CHAPTER XIII - THE WOODS AND WOOD’S SCHOOL 

Pedigree. Foundation of Wood's School. The Masters. The Charity Commissioners. Sale of the Old School. The New School. Disputes. Edge's Charity

CHAPTER XIV - WOODBOROUGH HALL

Pedigree of Story. Story, Werg and Parkyns. Pedigree of Parkyns. History of the Parkyns family

CHAPTER XV - THE WOODBOROUGH REGISTERS

Parish Registers: the Old Register; the Later Registers. The Enclosure Award. The old Poor Law Books. Modern Nonconformity: the Wesleyans, Baptists and Primitive Methodists. Conclusion.


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