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Rev Samuel Pegge (1704-1796), Whittington Rectory, Church Lane, Old Whittington, Chesterfield, 1818
Miss Frances Webb
1 January 1818
About this image
'Rev. Samuel Pegge LL.D F.S.A.' [1704-1796, born at Chesterfield, antiquary and clergyman who lived in Derbyshire for a lot of his life] from an original painting by Elias Needham, 1788, in the possession of Sir Christopher Pegge, engraved by Philip Audinet, published by Nichols, Son & Bentley, 1 January 1818.
Exact location of rectory unknown.
This image is one of a collection by the famous local antiquarian, Thomas Bateman, of Middleton by Youlgreave. (1821-1861). Bateman organized his collection by inserting them into a 4 volume copy of Lysons Magna Britannia, Derbyshire, creating a fascinating and unique illustrated record of the county. The purchase of the collection for Derbyshire Libraries was made possible by the generous bequest of Miss Frances Webb of Whaley Bridge, well known local historian, who died in December 2006.