Rev. Godfrey Everth’s Book of Poetry

Rev. Godfrey Everth’s Book of Poetry

The Rev. Godfrey Everth was vicar at Chrishall from 1839 (see all the vicars of Chrishall here).  We hope it was the inspiration of his surroundings that ten years later allowed him to publish a book of poetry he had written. The Rev. Godfrey Everth MA, whose memorial...
Vicars of Chrishall

Vicars of Chrishall

1100: Richard de Bologne.  After the Norman Conquest, Eustace de Bologne was rewarded by King William with gifts of land, one of which was Chrishall.  So it looks like he installed one of his relations as the vicar. Queen Matilda, Eustace’s daughter, married...
Chrishall church without the spire 1914

Chrishall church without the spire 1914

This photograph was probably taken soon after the spire had been removed.  According to Chrishall Scrapbook this was when the tower was restored in 1914.  Note the lamp opposite the main door.  There seem to be a series of these lamps across the village.  (Click to...
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