For this church:
Headon cum Upton St Peter
Calendar of the Close Rolls, Henry III 1231-1234 (1905)
Copnall, H. H. (compiler), Nottinghamshire County Records: Notes and Extracts from the Nottinghamshire County Records of the 17th Century (1915)
Cox, J Churches of Nottinghamshire
Clifton-Taylor, A. and Barley, M. “Building materials” in N. Pevsner and E. Williamson, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire (1979)
Gardner J. The English Church in the C16th.
Heal F. & O’Day R. Church and Society in England. Henry VIII to James I.
Keymer, Canon N. Sparrows of the Spirit
Marcombe, D., English Small Town Life: Retford, 1520-1642, (1993)
Mee, A. The King’s England: Nottinghamshire (1938)
Pevsner, N. Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire (1979)
Webb, G. Architecture in Britain in the Middle Ages
Other publications and manuscripts:
Transactions of the Thoroton Society
Archbishop Herring’s Visitation Returns
White’s directories of Notts
Sir Stephen Glynne’s Notes
The Builder, April 4th 1885
The Retford Times, August 14th 1885
Parochial Church Council minutes
Via the Internet
Collect Britain, now part of the British Library On-line Gallery
Thanks also to Graham Beaumont for permission to use his drawings and to Mick Exton for information on church bells.
Thanks also to Dr Antony Cox for allowing use of his research on the coat of arms in the vestry.