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Falstone St Peter

[Population 1911: 872]

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The church of St. Peter is a small edifice of stone, in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, vestry, organchamber, south porch and an embattled western tower containing one bell: a new font presented by Miss Picton, sister of the rector, is a memorial to his sone, d. June, 1888: there is a stained window, erected in 1889 by Thomas Spencer esq. of Ryton, to commemorate his wife: the church was restored in 1879, when it was new roofed, reseated and the vestry and organ chamber added, at a cost of £600: there are 60 sittings. The register dates from the year 1742. During some excavations in the churchyard in 1885 a portion of a Saxon cross, bearing an inscription, was found. The living is a rectory, average tithe rent-charge £191, net yearly value £300, including 14 acres of glebe, with residence, in the gift of the Commissioners of Greenwich Hospital and held since 1880 by the Rev. Robert Picton B.A. of Trinity College, Dublin. [Kelly's Durham and Northumberland Directory (1890), p.765.

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The Parish Chest

EP 82/7 Burials 1802-1812

Page Name & Abode Descent, Profession, Trade, &c. Died Buried Age
- Anonymous stranger, a Pauper died at Keilder & was buried in the Church yard Octr 11th 1805

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