Rev Dr Samuel Pegge

Taken from the Derby Mercury 7th April 1796.

The obituary for Rev Dr Samuel Pegge (1704-1796). Samuel Pegge was born in Chesterfield and served as Rector of Whittington for 45 years.

Rev Dr Samuel Pegge was a well known Old Whittington resident and was also a well respected Antiquarian and Archaeologist.
(Picture of Samuel Pegge taken from

samuel pegge obit           L0038471 Portrait; Samuel Pegge (1704-1796)

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