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Applicant or licensee name:
Melanie Giles
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United Kingdom
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Affadavit/letter from Rev Thomas Wormald, regarding the rediscovery and final reburial of the bog body couple from Hope parish: 1758, held by the Derbyshire County Archive reference no. D.1828 A/PI 449/1
Full description:
This 'affadavit' or letter (it is not directly addressed to anyone) attests to an event in the incumbant's curacy when he became responsible for reburying a couple from the 1600s, lost in a snowstorm and marvellously preserved by the peat, in Hope Parish Churchyard, Derbyshire, UK. It is a one-page documents currently held by the Derbyshire Record Office, ref. Wormald 1758, D.1828 A/PI 449/1
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Derbyshire Record Office (Matlock, UK): D1828/A/PI/449, 1st May 1758
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Van der Sanden, W. 1996. Through nature to eternity. The bog bodies of northwest Europe. Amsterdam, Batavian Lion International.


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Creator No Rev. Thomas Wormald

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