Inside Padley Chapel, Nether Padley (1)

Recent Photograph of Inside Padley Chapel (1) (Nether Padley)

The following reproduces the content of a plaque within the Chapel

Padley Manor

Through the Ages
Owners and Tenants of the Manor.

Robert Eyre of Highlow....
died 20 March 1459
Buried at Hathersage
married....Joan Padley (heiress of Padley Manor)
died 9 March 1468
Buried at Hathersage
Robert Eyre....married....Elizabeth Fitzwilliam (of Mabelthorpe)
Robert Eyre....married....Cecily Wortley (of Derby)
Arthur Eyre....married....Margaret Plompton (of Plompton)
Anne Eyre.....married....Sir Thomas Fitzherbert
(of Norbury and Hampstall Ridware)
 No children 
(Brother of Sir Thomas Fitzherbert, tenant of Padley)
(Nephew and heir
of Sir Thomas Fitzherbert)
(Imprisoned at Derby
with his father in 1588)
1588 12 July Earl of Shewsbury (George Talbot) in possession of Padley.
c1592 Topcliffe granted the Manor of Padley by Queen Elizabeth.
1603 Anthony, second son of John Fitzherbert in possession of Padley.
1613 John Fitzherbert Royalist, died 13 January 1649 at Lichfield.
  William Fitzherbert of Swinnerton, second cousin, great grandson
of William, youngest brother of Thomas Fitzherbert.
1657 William sold Padley to Rowland Morewood of Norton near Sheffield.
c1680 Rowland Morewood sold the Manor to Robert Ashton of Stoney Middleton.
  The great grand daughter of Robert Ashton, Christiana, married
William Shuttleworth.
  Major Ashton Shuttleworth son of Christiana and William Shuttlewoth
sold the Manor to Rt. Rev. Monsignor Payne.
  Cost of requisition and restoration £2,000
  Padley re-opened July 1933.

A fuller account of the history of Padley Chapel is provided on a separate web page.

(Information provided by Rosemary Lockie)

Image contributed by Peter & Janet Kirk on 16th August 2003.
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