St Mary the Virgin's Church, Bishops Frome (The Parish Chest)

Recent Photograph of St Mary the Virgin's Church (The Parish Chest) (Bishops Frome)

The Parish Chest dates from late 16th or early 17th century. It had 3 locks, and as was customary, the Vicar and 2 Churchwardens would have had one key each, so it could be opened only when all three of them were present. As can be seen however, the rightmost lock is now sadly missing.

(Information provided by Rosemary Lockie)

Image contributed by Rosemary Lockie on 11th October 2007.
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