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All Saint's Kimcote

The church of All Saints is a building of the 12th and 13th century, consisting of a chancel, nave and north aisle, with a square pinnacled tower and 4 bells: the church was restored throughout, and seated with open benches in 1869, at a cost of about £2000: the west window in the nave and north aisle, and the one in nave are memorial windows of stained glass: the chancel contains a credence and piscina, in good preservation : on the southside of the chancel arch is a staircase which formerly gave access to the rood-loft: the clock in the tower was the gift of the Dowager Lady Willoughby de Broke. The register dates from the year 1633. The living is a rectory, yearly value £650 with residence, in the gift of the Dowager Lady Willoughby de Broke, and held by the Rev. Thomas Cox, M. A., of Worcester College, Oxford.

from Post Office Directory for Leicestershire 1876



Seat Allotments 1776

extracted from the parish register of All Saints, Kimcote & Walton

Allotments of (ye)? Seats

South Side
No.
1 Mr John Lucas's family and Mr Thomas Lucas's sons
for his house in Hall Lane
2 Do
3 Mr John Blackwell for two housess
4 Mr Smith Leic and Mr Jno Scott
5 Mr Thomas Gordaine & Wm Carter
6 Mr (Paris)?

North Side of Middle Isle
No
1 Wm Smart & John Basely
2 Blockley and Jno Moore
3 Thos Smith
4 Jno Elliot, & Thos Wormleighton
5 Jno Jaques (2y)? Jacomb
***note the 2y Jacomb is written by a different hand
6 Jno Inchley for two houses
7 Thomas Orton
8 Edward Neal & Jno Allen

South Side of Middle Isle
No
1 Wm Wormleighton & John Bray
2 Rich Bartlett & John Cumberledge
3 Wm Wykes & John Elliot for Wm Hollids house
4 Thos Elliot & Joseph Orton
5 Mr Thos Lucas Sons for his Knaptofft (fee)? house and Mr Jno Carter
6 Mr Brown for 3 houses
7 (Ld)? Willoughby de Brooke
8 Thomas Orton sons & __ Smart, Mr Thomas Scott

Northside
No
1 Mary Botterell and John Botterell, John Wright,
Thomas Cook, Walcott, Desmonde Jenneway
2 Selby Thos Bollard & the Smart sons
3 Thos Frost, ___ Cook
4 Rich Collins & Wm Thornton
5 John Tarry & Cleaver
6 Thos Scott sons, Wm Cumberledge
7 Wm Wormleighton Sons
8 I M Lucas's, Mr Brown Wykes, Jno Elliot, John Scott,
Thos Elliot, John
Cumberledge ()? Sons each

West End
1 (Poris)? Seat
2 Do 2 Do
3 Wm Wormleighton Shearsby & Wm Wormleighton Framework Knitter
4 Carr & Marvin
5 Sam & Betty (Franus)? Geary ____
6 Benjamin Button, heath, House and (Kilparks)?

3 Comber Elliot & Matt Clark and John Findley
4 Eliz (Moe)? & Jane Bray
5 Mr Lucas for Lyndales house & Thos Allan
6 4 Mr Lucas's, Mr Thos Scott, Mr Brown Wykes, John Elliot,
John
Cumberledge a maid here each

West End of North isle
No
1 Thos Orton, Jno Cumberledge, Mr Carter & sons that each of one ()? of
Mannor House
2 Higgs & Widow Smith
2 Rich Smart Son, Thos (Henn)? & Wm Mawby
3 Mr Lucas a faculty
4 John Reynolds Thos Allan for Mr Lucas's called Washington's house

The above allotment was made by the Common Form appointed
by a faculty Oct. 1 1776.



Earliest Cobley event:
William & George Cobley
baptised 14 September 1804

Last Cobley event:
Lillian Cobley
buried 15 February 1979
photo: peter gamble