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 Wikipedia.org)