The Annals of Willenhall

The Annals of Willenhall

By Frederick William Hackwood
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Table of Contents
  • The Annals of Willenhall
  • I.—Its Name and Its Antiquity
  • II.—The Battle of Wednesfield.
  • II.—The Saxon Settlement
  • IV.—The Founding of Wulfruna’s Church, 996, A.D.
  • V.—The Collegiate Establishment
  • VI—Willenhall at the Norman Conquest (1066–1086).
  • VII.—A Chapel and a Chantry at Willenhall.
  • VIII.—Willenhall in the Middle Ages.
  • IX.—The Levesons and other old Willenhall families.
  • X.—Willenhall Endowments at the Reformation.
  • XI.—How the Reformation Affected Willenhall.
  • XII.—Before the Reformation—and After.
  • XIII.—A Century of Wars, Incursions, and Alarms (1640–1745).
  • XIV.—Litigation Concerning the Willenhall Prebend (1615–1702).
  • XV.—Willenhall Struggling to be a Free Parish.
  • XVI.—Dr. Richard Wilkes, of Willenhall (1690–1760).
  • XVII.—Willenhall “Spaw.”
  • XVIII.—The Benefice.
  • XIX.—How a Flock Chose its own Shepherd.
  • XX.—The Election of 1894, and Since.
  • XXI.—Willenhall Church Endowments.
  • XXII.—The Church Charities: The Daughter Churches.
    • 1.—Prestwood’s Dole.
    • 2.—Pedley’s Charity.
    • 3.—Charities of John Tomkys and George Welch.
    • 4.—John Bates’s Charity.
  • XXIII.—The Fabric of the Church.
  • XXIV.—Dissent, Nonconformity, and Philanthrophy.
  • XXV.—Manorial Government.
  • XXVI.—Modern Self-Government.
  • XXVII.—The Town of Locks and Keys.
  • XXVIII.—Willenhall in Fiction.
  • XXIX.—Bibliography.
  • XXX.—Topography.
  • XXXI.—Old Families and Names of Note.
  • XXXII.—Manners and Customs.
  • Footnotes:
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