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Monument record MDR6247 - 16th century inhumation, Elmton Lodge, Elmton

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Full Description

SK 4939 7234 The Ordnance Survey map records 'Human Remains, Coins, &c., found A.D. 1873' by the road next to Elmton Lodge. (1) This can be identified with a record of a human skeleton, found in digging a post-hole by the roadside by Robert Roger, at the farm of his employers, J. Fielding, about half a mile from the church [at Bolsover]. The skeleton was 1½ feet deep and accompanied by eight silver Elizabethan coins, 'clearly legible', a knife and a key, lying on each side of the body at about the position of the pockets. (2, 3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XXVI.3, 1898.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: 'Long Ago', Vol. 1. 1873. p.93..
  • <3> Article in serial: Derbyshire Times. 1873. Derbyshire Times, 8th February, 1873.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 0856. 0856.



Grid reference SK 4939 7234 (point) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Sep 14 2017 11:32AM

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