St. Michael's — a time line
Below is everything I know about the church.
|1230||Robert Touchet rector.|
|1260||James de Shirley rector.|
|1300||Robert Bromleigh vicar.|
|1304||Robert de Felkirke vicar|
|1311||John de Cotes vicar.|
|1313||Henry Longedon vicar.|
|1348||John 'Presbyter en Capellanus'.|
|1349||Henry de Shirley vicar.|
|1351||William de Assheton vicar.|
|1357||William Le Roo vicar.|
|1390||John de Staunton vicar.|
|1394||John Careswalk vicar.|
|1396||Elie Woner vicar.|
|1398||John Lien vicar.|
|1430||Henry Fynche vicar.|
|1469||John More vicar.|
|1490||Nicholas Bentley vicar.|
|1515||Robert Blythe vicar.|
|1535||Ralph Wudnott and Humphrey Woodenett vicars.|
|1550||Edward Cooper vicar.|
|1599||Christopher Presse vicar.|
|1614||Henry Salte, the vicar was described by the Parliamentary Commissioners of 1650 as "insufficient & scandalous".|
|1657||Samuel Heiron vicar.|
|1662||Edmund Shepherd vicar.|
|1674||Thomas Cotterell vicar.|
|1718||Thomas Boultbee vicar.|
|1781||John Gardiner vicar.|
|1815||Walter Shirley vicar.|
|1817||Richard Webster, of Manchester, printer, married Ann Ball,|
|1828||Walter Augustus Shirley M.A. vicar.|
|1830||Mr Ellin, of Sheffield, married Ann Skevington of Yeaveley.|
|1831||The foundation stone of the new tower was laid by Robert Dale.|
Mr. Hodgson, of Manchester, married Mrs. Eames, of Shirley.
|1832||William Leedham, married Ann Pegg.|
John Maskery, married Mary Adams.
|1838||William Maskery, builder and timber merchant, married Mary Hallsworth, both of Shirley.|
|1840||Robert Dale, farmer, married Ellen Smith, of Parwich, dress maker.|
Isaac Kent, of Brailsford, blacksmith, married Ann Dale.
|1842||The enlarged and re-pewed church was opened.|
|1846||The church features in Bagshaw's Gazetteer and Directory of Derbyshire.||1847||Eardley Wilmot Michell vicar.|
Joseph Morley married Mary Ann Milward of Ashbourne.
|1857||The new organ was used for the first time.|
George Bratby of Weston-under-wood married Mary Maskrey of Shirley Common.
|1860||During a service, fumes from an underfloor flue caused several children and Mrs Michell to pass out.|
The foundation stone of the new tower was laid by Francis Wright.
Arthur Asling, of Derby married Jane Maskrey of Shirley Common.
|1861||The accounts of the new tower were published.|
|1863||Sidney Frederick Wheatcroft of Matlock Bath married Maria Webster.|
|1864||James Wainwright of Thurvaston married Ann Williams.|
|1866||J. Massey of Shirley Lodge married Mary Ann Buxton of Shirley Old Park.|
John Ford of Bradley married Louisa Maskrey.
|1867||George Gilman of Rodsley married Susannah Ratcliff of Shirley Lodge.|
|1869||Frederick Gregory married Hannah Maria Goodall, both of Shirley.|
|1872||Charles Francis Powys vicar.|
|1876||Austin Sherwin married Elizabeth Morley, both of Shirley.|
|1879||Frederick Corfield vicar.|
|1883||Claude Corfield vicar.|
Restoration of the church commenced and it was reported later that the north aisle had been left undone due to lack of money.
|1884||The Derbyshire Advertiser and Journal reported on three adult baptisms.|
|1886||The chancel was restored at a cost of £1,000 to Sir Andrew Walker.|
|1887||William Linton Richardson M.A. vicar.|
|1891||Samuel Normanshaw married Mary Gillman.|
|1894||William Gillman of the Mount married Martha Bassett of Eggington.|
|1897||Hamlet Yates of Hollington married Sarah Hudson of Shirley.|
|1899||An enlarged organ was erected in the church.|
|1905||John Comley of Hatton married Mary Bainbrigge.|
|1908||Charles Harry Owen vicar.|
Samuel Gadsby of Eggington married Mary Wheeldon.
|1909||A vestry meeting was held in the school-room.|
|1912||Hugh Kelsall of Chester married Dorothy Owen.|
|1913||Richard Edward Coates vicar.|
Albert Johnson of Derby married Edith Harlow.
Clement Todd of Manchester married Edith Bourne of Shirley Hall.
|1915||Bernard Griffiths of Bolsover married Ethel Millward of Shirley Park.|
|1921||Frances Chadwick of Shirley Lodge married Charles Kent of The Mount.|
|1938||William Wallace Hayward Nash vicar.|
|1943||Canon John Alfred Cooper priest in charge. Patronage suspended during the plan to join the parishes of Shirley and Brailsford.|
|1946||Frank Joseph Law vicar.|
|1952||John Maurice Robson vicar.|
|1979||Peter John Bowles vicar.|
|1985||The building is listed grade II.|
|1990||Martin Francis Harrington Hulbert vicar.|
|1994||Ian Aldersley vicar.|
|1996||The burial ground was closed.|
|2007||Paul Michael Taylor vicar.|
|2011||An archaeological recording of the 17th century pews in the south aisle was done.|
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