Thrumpton All Saints


The story of Father Garnet and the Gunpowder Plot is told in Antonia Fraser’s The Gunpowder Plot. Garnet was accused by James I’s government of inciting the Gunpowder Plot. Although now known to have been innocent of the plot he was tried and found guilty and hung, drawn and quartered close to St Paul’s Churchyard in London 3rd May 1606.

For details of Thrumpton records of Dr Robert Thoroton (1623-1678) and John Throsby (1740-1803), historians of Nottinghamshire, see the Transactions of the Thoroton Society. Throsby extended Thoroton’s work. The famous Nottingham historian was regularly entertained at Thrumpton Hall.

The details of the bells are on the website

For later history see Andrew N Woodsford, All Saints Church, Thrumpton, Nottinghamshire : a brief history (1978).

For details of the church faculties for the restoration work, the internal memorials and the war memorial see Nottinghamshire Archives PR/21,443/1-3

W. Stretton, Rushcliffe Churches for details of church prior to 1870 restoration.

John T. Godfrey, Notes on the churches of Nottinghamshire : The Hundred of Rushcliffe (1887) pp. 210-20.

Sir Stephen Glynne’s Notes on Nottinghamshire Churches, 1807 to 1874, volume 12.

C. Hartwell, N. Pevsner, and E. Williamson, The Buildings of England : Nottinghamshire (2020).

London Gazette, 24th December 1880.

'Re-opening of Thrumpton church', Nottinghamshire Guardian, 3 November 1871.

Details of the acquisition of Thrumpton church by Norton Priory from 1115 onwards and its sale to Burscough are given in The Ratcliffe Chronicles (Ratcliffe on Soar History Group).

For details of the ancient roads through Thrumpton see Roads to Ratcliffe (Ratcliffe on Soar History Group) and Potter’s History of East Leake.