North Wingfield Parish

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North Wingfield Parish Register 1567
Elizabeth daughter of Thomas Clay of Stretton baptised 7th July 1567. 
Francis son of Thomas Clay of Hill  baptised 6th October 1567.
Isabella daughter of Thomas Clay baptised 30th January 1568. Hill.
Richard Clay married Margaret Smallie. 3rd December 1570.
Maria daughter of John Clay baptised 2nd April 1570.
Maria daughter of John Clay buried 19th January 1571.
Constance daughter of Thomas Clay baptised 30th March 1571.
Margeria daughter of Thomas Clay baptised 25th February 1572.
William Clay buried 16th February 1573.
Bennetta Clay married John Dobb 11th July 1574.
William son of John Clay of Hanley baptised 22nd August 1575.
Edmund son of John Clay baptised 11th March 1576.
William Clay and Margaret Newbold married 24th November 1577.
Elizabeth wife of William Clay of Hanley buried 17th March 1578.
Richard son of William Clay baptised 2nd October 1578.
Anna wife of Thomas Clay buried 17th October 1578.
Richard son of Thomas Clay baptised 1578.
Elizabeth Clay baptised 1578.
Agnes daughter of William Clay baptised 23rd September 1579.
William Clay buried 20th March 1580.
Alice daughter of John Clay of Hanley baptised 13th April 1581.
Richard son of John Clay of Hanley baptised 22nd July 1581.
Roger Clay buried 20th January 1584.
Ellen Daughter of William Clay baptised 25th March 1584.
John Clay and Agnes Kitchen married 30th November 1584.
John son of John Clay of Tupton baptised 10th July 1586.
Margaret Clay married John Greene of Pleasley 9th January 1586.
Maria daughter of William Clay of Wingfield baptised 8th November. 1586.
Robert son of John Clay of Tupton baptised 29th January 1588.
Alicia daughter of William Clay of Wingfield baptised 9th February. 1588. 
Wife of Thomas Clay of Stretton Hall buried 23rd February 1591.
Anna daughter of John Clay of Tupton baptised 18th July 1591.
John and Elizabeth twins of William Clay of Wingfield baptised 2nd  October 1591.
Anna daughter of John Clay of Tupton baptised 21st  April 1594.
Francis son of William Clay of Wingfield baptised 24th August 1594.
Isabella Clay and John Allestray married 23rd July 1595.
John son of William Clay baptised 10th July 1596.
Ellen Clay married Christopher Cowlishaw 29th December 1596.
Charles Clay of Pilsley buried 3rd July 1597.
Margeria wife of Richard Clay of Wingfield buried 19th March 1597. 
Ellen Clay married Thomas Marriott 7th February 1598.
John natural son of Elizabeth Hutchinson and John Clay baptised 6th April 1598.
Thomas son of John Clay baptised 14th April 1598.
Thomas Clay of Moorwood buried 27th April 1599. 
Richard son of John Clay baptised 4th January 1600.
Aron son of Richard Clay of Pilsley baptised 26th May 1604.
Francis Clay widower buried 13th January 1605.
John son of Francis Clay baptised 2nd March 1605. 
Margaret Clay buried 1606.
Thomas Clay buried 30th October 1607. 
Ann Clay buried 24th March 1607. 
Margaret Clay married --------- ? Browne 6th June 1607.
Robert son of John Clay buried 15th January 1609.
Joanna wife of Thomas Clay buried 17th January 1610.
Margaret wife of William Clay buried 24th August 1611.
Elizabeth Clay married Edward Wagstaffe 18th August 1612.
Anna Clay of Pilsley buried 26th May 1616.
Francis son of Francis Clay of Hill baptised 6th October 1616.
Dorothy Clay buried 13th July 1617.
Anna Clay married Radolf Roades 20th April 1618.
Thomas Clay of the Hill buried 3rd April 1620.
Elizabeth Clay of Morton married John Brailsforth 24th Sept.1620.
William son of Francis Clay of Hill baptised 7th January 1620.
Francis Clay married Anne Brown 27th October 1621.
William Clay married Dorothy Shipstone 3rd February 1621.
Robert son of Francis Clay baptised 3rd September 1622.
Robert Clay of Holmgate buried 10th May 1623.
Anne daughter of Francis Clay of Hill baptised 18th May 1623.
Johane Clay married Thomas Curtisse 1st June 1624.
Jane Clay married Robert Alsworke 23rd November 1624.
Maria daughter of Francis Clay of Wingfield bapt. 2nd Apr. 1624.
Mary daughter of Francis Clay buried 11th July 1626.
Charles son of Francis Clay baptised 6th November 1634. 
Ann wife of John Clay of Tupton buried 1st March 1635.
Elizabeth daughter of Thomas and Jane Clay baptised 3rd Dec. 1636.
Thomas son of Thomas and Emmett Clay baptised 5th April 1637.
Ann Clay married John Belcher 15th June 1637. 
William Clay of Wingfield buried 10th July 1637.
Ann daughter of Francis and Ann Clay bapt. 24th September. 1637.
James illegitimate son of Dorothy Thomlinson alias Clay baptised 6th November 1637. 
Elina daughter of Thomas Clay buried 3rd January 1638.
Francis Clay of Wingfield buried 1638.
Mary daughter of Francis Clay baptised 26th February 1642.
Emmott Clay buried 12th December 1643.
Ann wife of Francis Clay buried 17th May 1644.
Elizabeth wife Francis Clay of Hillhouse buried 25th July 1644.
Francis Clay of the Hill buried 18th July 1644.
Elizabeth wife of Francis Clay of Hill buried 6th August 1644.
William son of William and Rebecca Clay baptised 18th Sept. 1645.
Francis ? son of Francis Clay baptised 22nd June 1646.
Elin daughter of Francis Clay baptised 21st November 1647.
John son of Francis Clay of the Hill baptised 4th October 1649.
---------? Son of Francis Clay baptised 6th November 1651.
Sarah daughter of Francis Clay baptised 16th December 1653.
Rebeka daughter of Frank Clay baptised 20th November 1654.
Thomas son of Francis Clay baptised 14th October 1655.
Male child of Robert Clay (not baptised) buried 21st March 1656.
Thomas Clay of Tupton buried 30th November 1656.
Rebecca daughter of Francis Clay baptised 25th April 1658.
Edward son of Robert Clay baptised 26th March 1660.
Isaac son of Francis Clay baptised 16th September 1660. 

North Winfield Font
Baptismal Font in North Wingfield church.

Robert son of Francis and Ellen Clay baptised 6th March 1665.
John Clay married Mary Turner 17th June 1667.
Ellen wife of Francis Clay buried 15th June 1667.
John Clay married Mary Straw 2nd June 1668.
Ann Clay of Wingfield buried 1st November 1671.
Elizabeth daughter of John Clay of Tupton baptised. 3rd Oct. 1669.
Robert Clay married Frances Wright 21st October 1671. Wingfield.
Ann daughter of John Clay of Wingfield baptised 25th August 1672.
John son of John Clay of Woodthorpe baptised 10th November 1672.
John Clay of Wingfield buried 12th January 1672.
Isaac son of Isaac Clay of Tupton baptised 13th September 1674.
Isaac son of Francis Clay of Hillhouses buried 7th April 1674.
Francis son of Francis Clay jnr. of Hill baptised 31st August 1675.
Mary daughter of Robert Clay of Wingfield baptised. 28th March 1676.
Thomas son of Isaac Clay of Tupton baptised 21st January 1676.
Catherine daughter of Francis Clay of Hill baptised 27th March 1677.
Ellen daughter of John Clay of Tupton baptised 5th May 1678.
Two children of Francis Clays buried 21st November 1678.
Ann daghter of Abraham Clay of Egstow baptised 7th Sept. 1679.
Rebecca daughter of Isaac Clay of Tupton baptised 1st Feb. 1679.
Ann daughter of Francis Clay of Hill baptised 5th October 1680.
Abraham son of Abraham Clay of Tupton baptised 5th December. 1682.
Robert son of Robert Clay of Wingfield baptised 21st March 1682.
Thomas Clay married Ellen Dobbs 5th July 1682.
Elizabeth Clay married George Kemp 27th June 1682.
Richard son of Francis Clay of Hill baptised 1st May 1682.
Rebecca daughter of Thomas Clay of Wingfield baptised. 21st May 1682.
John Clay married Anne Brelsford January 1682.
Katherine daughter of Abraham Clay of Tupton baptised. 12th April. 1685.
John son of Francis and Katherine Clay of Hill baptised. January 1685.
Elizabeth daughter of Thomas Clay of Wingfield baptised. 26th October 1685.
Anne daughter of Robert Clay of Wingfield buried 18th October 1683.
Catherine daughter of Abraham Clay of Tupton baptised 12th April.1685.
John son of Francis and Catherine Clay of Hill baptised  2nd June 1685.
Elizabeth daughter of Thomas Clay of Wingfield baptised  26th October. 1685.
Elizabeth daughter of Isaac Clay of Tupton baptised 12th December. 1686.
John son of John and Elizabeth Clay of Pilsley baptised. 14th March 1686.
Francis son of Francis Clay buried 7th January 1686.
Francis son of John Clay of Egstow buried 7th February 1686.
An infant of Thomas Clay buried 10th March 1687.
Isaac son of Abraham and Elizabeth Clay of Tupton baptised  31st May 1688.
An infant of John Clay buried 6th January 1688.
Anne daughter of Thomas and Ellen Clay of Wingfield baptised 16th September 1689.
An infant of Francis Clay buried 10th September 1689.
An infant of Isaac Clay buried 8th December 1689.
Elizabeth daughter of John and Elizabeth Clay baptised. 31st March 1690.
Anne daughter of Edward and Mary Clay of Wingfield baptised 31st  August 1690.
Francis son of John and Ann Clay of Egstow baptised. 7th March 1690.
Francis son of John Clay buried 9th March 1690.
Mary daughter of Francis and Katherine Clay of Hill baptised 31st March 1691.
Anne daughter of Isaac and Elizabeth Clay of Tupton baptised. 6th December.1691.
Anne daughter of John and Anne Clay of Egstow baptised 8th August. 1692.
Charles son of Edward and Mary Clay of Wingfield baptised 4th September. 1692.
William son of John and Elizabeth Clay of Pilsley baptised 11th  April. 1693.
Robert Clay buried 13th August 1693.
Thomas son of Thomas and Ellen Clay of Wingfield baptised 8th May 1694.
John son of Francis and Katherine Clay of Hill baptised 5th June 1694.
Thomas son of John Clay of Egstow baptised 16th November 1694.
Mary Daugh.of Edward and Mary Clay of Wingfield baptised 14th April.1695.
Thomas Clay and Anne Riggott married 24th June 1695.
A manchild of Francis Clays of Hillhouse buried 4th September 1696.
Richard son of Samuel Clay of Wingfield baptised 16th February 1696.
John son of Edward and Mary Clay of Wingfield  baptised 22nd Feb. 1697.
Abraham Clay buried 15th March 1697.
Samuel Clay and Mary Watkinson married 19th April 1697.
Ellen daughter of John and Elizabeth Clay of Egstow baptised 20th July 1698.
John Clay of Hardstoft buried 4th July 1699.
Ursula Clay of Tupton buried 28th August 1699.
John son of Edward Clay of Wingfield buried 23rd February 1700.
James son of Samuel and Mary Clay of Wingfield born 23rd July 1701.
Elizabeth daughter of Isaac Clay of Tupton buried 8th August 1703.
Anne Clay of Wingerworth parish and George Draper married 15th April 1705.
Catherine Clay and Robert Hall married 7th April 1706. of Tupton.
Richard Clay of The Hill and Triphena Allwood married 17th November 1707.
Lydia daughter of Richard and Triphena Clay of Hill baptised 16th September 1708
Isaac Clay of Tupton buried 26th June 1708.
Mary daughter of Abraham and Elizabeth Clay of Tupton baptised 13th February 1709.
Francis Clay of Hillhouses buried 4th April 1709.
Catherine daughter of Richard and Triphena Clay of Hill baptised 4th August 1710.
Anne Clay and John Watson married 26th November 1710. Tupton.
Catherine daughter of Richard and Triphena Clay of Hill buried 19th October 1711.
Elizabeth daughter of Abraham and Elizabeth Clay of Tupton baptised 1st December 1711.
Richard son of Richard and Triphena Clay baptised 18th September 1712.
Ellen Clay and Robert Blackwell married 16th November. Hill.
John son of widow Clay of Hill buried 15th July 1714.
Richard Clay of Hill buried 15th November 1714.
Thomas Clay senior of Wingfield buried 9th May 1716.
Robert Clay and Anne Motershaw both of Wingfield married 4th June 1717.
Mary Clay and Edward Shaw both of Pilsley married 4th June 1717.
Charles son of Edward and Mary Clay of Wingfield buried 28th May 1717.
Anne with her daughter Hannah Clay of Holmegate buried 22nd March 1717.
Hannah daughter of Robert and Anne Clay baptised 29th March 1717.
Martha daughter of Abraham and Elizabeth Clay of Tupton baptised 23rd August 1718.
Ellen Daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Clay of Wingfield baptised 15th February 1719.
Anne Clay and Joseph Corkin of Wingfield married 31st March 1719.
Elizabeth daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Clay of Wingfield baptised 22nd May 1719.
Thomas son of Thomas and Elizabeth Clay of Wingfield baptised 26th October 1722.
Elizabeth daughter of Abraham and Elizabeth Clay of Tupton buried 20th October 1722.
William son of Thomas and Elizabeth Clay of Wingfield baptised 5th January 1724.
Elizabeth Clay.widow of Tupton buried 28th April 1724.
William son Thomas and Elizabeth Clay of Tupton buried 22nd January 1724.
Samuel Clay of Wingfield buried 20th February 1724.
Anne daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Clay of Wingfield baptised 27th January 1725.
John son of Thomas and Elizabeth Clay of Wingfield baptised 2nd March 1725.
Catherine Clay of Chesterfield widow buried 19th October 1727.
Francis son of Thomas and Elizabeth Clay of Wingfield baptised 4th August 1728.
Elizabeth daughter of Abraham and Elizabeth Clay of Tupton baptised 10th October 1728.
Anne daughter of Francis and Mary Clay of Wingfield baptised 4th February 1728.
Lydia Clay of this parish and Anthony Parson of Lincoln married 18th October 1729.
Robert Clay and Anne Hopkinson both of this parish married 3rd October 1729.
Francis Clay of Wingfield buried 19th October 1729.
Elizabeth wife of John Clay of Eastwood buried 20th February 1729.
Mary Clay of this parish and Thomas Stringfellow of Bolsover married 2nd June 1730.
Mary Clay and Robert Parsons both of this parish married 29th June 1730.
Elizabeth wife of Thomas Clay of Wingfield buried 7th January 1730.
Thomas Clay of Wingfield buried 2nd March 1730.
Robert son of Robert and Anne Clay of Ainmoor baptised 29th April 1731.
John Clay of Eastwood buried 19th October 1731.
Helen Clay of Sutton buried 6th February 1732.
Mary wife of Edward Clay of Wingfield buried 4th March 1732.
Helen Clay of Wingfield buried 15th July 1733.
John son of John Brunt and Mary Clay, spurious. baptised 25th July 1735.
Richard son of Richard and Martha Clay of Hill baptised 7th January 1737.
Rowley son of Mr Richard and Martha Clay of Hill baptised 27th December 1738.
Mary Clay buried 28th December 1737.
Martha Clay and George Cutt both of this parish married 9th May 1738.
Susannah daughter of Richard and Martha Clay of Hill baptised 26th February 1739.
Tryphena daughter of Mr and Mrs Clay of Hill baptised 22nd July 1741.
Martha daughter of Mr and Mrs Clay of Hill baptised 9th February 1742.
Tryphena daughter of Mr and Mrs Clay of Hill buried 29th October 1743.
Abraham Clay of Tupton buried 3rd September 1744.
Richard son of Mr and Mrs Clay of Hill buried 15th May 1744.
Sarah daughter of Mr and Mrs Clay of Hill baptised Sept.31st.1744.
Sarah daughter of Mr and Mrs Clay of Hill buried 31st October 1744.

Clay's house at 'The Hill'.

Mary Clay of Wingfield buried June 8th 1744.
Martha daughter of Mr and Mrs Clay of Hill baptised April 13th 1747.
Richard son of Mr and Mrs Clay of Hill baptised June 5th 1750.
Edward Clay of Wingfield buried October 23rd 1750.
Mr William Clay of Nottingham buried March 2nd 1753.
Ann Clay of Ainmoor buried May 11th 1753.
Francis son of Mr and Mrs Clay of Hill baptised March 27th 1753.
Ann Clay of this parish and John Bailey of Morton married July 11th 1753.
Thomas Clay and Mary Parson both of this parish married December 18th 1753.
John son of John and Elizabeth Clay of Wingfield baptised May 25th 1754.
Robert Clay junior of Ainmoor buried March 22nd 1755.
Thomas son of Thomas and Mary Clay of Wingfield baptised March 31st 1755.
Thomas son of Mr Richard and Mrs Clay of Hill baptised Sept 2nd 1755.
Elizabeth wife of Mr John Clay of Wingfield buried October 22nd 1756.
Elizabeth Clay and Robert Martin both of this parish married December 29th 1757.
John son of Thomas and Mary Clay of Wingfield baptised January 25th 1758.
Hemingway son of Mr Richard and Mrs Martha Clay of Hill baptised April 30th 1758.
Elizabeth wife of Richard Clay of Wingfield buried December 17th 1758.
Robert Clay of Ainmoor buried March 15th 1761.
Robert son of Mr Richard and Mrs Martha Clay of Hill baptised June 14th 1763.
Mr John Clay of Nottingham buried March 29th 1765.
Mrs Martha Clay wife of Mr Richard Clay of Hill buried March 24th 1766.
Elizabeth Clay of Tupton buried July 6th 1768.
Susanna Clay of this parish and Thomas Bradley of Stoke Newington. Middlesex. married April 22nd 1768 by banns.
Rowley Clay and Dorothy Lydia Lord both of this parish married July 20th 1768 by licence.Witness Sarah Clay and William Lord.
John son of John and Jane Clay of Ainmoor baptised August 21st 1769.
Jane wife of John Clay of Ainmoor buried August 22nd. 1769.
Richard Clay of Padley Wood buried March 10th 1771.
John Clay and Hannah Mottershaw both of this parish married August 12th 1771 by banns.
Emma Clay of Sutton in Ashfield and James Hibberd of this parish married November 12th 1771 by licence.
Abraham son of John and Ann Clay of Tupton baptised October 31st 1771.
William son of John and Hannah Clay of Ainmoor buried March 22nd.1772.
John Clay of Ainmoor buried April 11th 1778.
Hannah Clay and Richard North both of this parish married May 14th 1778 by licence.
John Wilkinson the son of Sarah Clay of Hill baptised June 30th 1779.
Mr John Clay of North Wingfield buried October 2nd 1782.
William son of Francis and Mary Clay of Ankerbold baptised October 27th 1783. (spurious).
William son of Mr John and Mrs Sarah Clay of North Wingfield baptised November 5th 1783.
Abraham Clay of Tupton. (Hartin)  buried May 18th 1783.
John Clay and Sarah Clay both of this parish married January 15th 1783 by licence.
John Clay and Mary Holland both of this parish married June 18th 1783 by banns.
Mary daughter of John and Mary Clay of North Wingfield baptised August 12th 1784.
Martha Clay of this parish and James Corbett of county Salop  married November 3rd  1784 by licence.
Rowley Clay and Margaret Poynton both of this parish married November 21st 1784 by licence.
Richard son of Francis and Mary Clay of Ankerbold baptised May 30th 1785.
Robert son of Rowley and Margaret Clay of Hill baptised September 23rd 1785.
Thomas son of John and Mary Clay of North Wingfield baptised September 11th 1786 (Morton previous).
Elizabeth Taylor the daughter of John and Sarah Clay gentleman of North Wingfield baptised December 7th 1786.
Dorothy daughter of Rowley and Margaret Clay of Hill baptised April 20th 1787.
Martha daughter of Francis and Mary Clay of Ankerbold  baptised September 27th 1787.
Sarah daughter of John and Mary Clay of North Wingfield / Morton Parish baptised November 14th 1788.
Mr Richard Clay of Hill buried November 30th 1790.
Francis son of Francis and Mary Clay of Ankerbold baptised April 19th 1790.
John Clay of Ault Hucknall and Ann Rooth of this parish married February 23rd 1790 by licence.
John son of John and Mary Clay of North Wingfield / Morton parish baptised April 24th 1791.
Hemingway Clay of Hill buried July 18th 1791.
Sarah daughter of Rowley and Margaret Clay of Hill baptised October 3rd 1792.
John Clay gentleman of North Wingfield buried September 5th 1792.
Ann daughter of John and Mary Clay of North Wingfield / Morton baptised August 15th 1793.
James son of Francis and Mary Clay of Ankerbold baptised January 22nd 1794.
James son of Francis and Mary Clay of Ankerbold buried March 5th 1794.
John son of John and Mary Clay of North Wingfield / Morton buried July 4th 1794.
Susannah daughter of Rowley and Margaret Clay of Hill baptised December 26th 1794.
John Clay and Mary Hibberd both of this parish married October 13th 1794 by banns.
Thomas Clay bachelor of North Wingfield buried December 22nd 1794.
Rowley son of Francis and Mary Clay of Ankerbold baptised July 26th 1795.
John son of John and Mary Clay of North Wingfield / Morton baptised December 25th 1795.
Mary wife of John Clay of North Wingfield / Morton buried March 2nd 1796.
Mrs Sarah Clay widow of North Wingfield buried July 27th 1796.
John son of Francis and Mary Clay of Ankerbold baptised April 27th 1798.
Peggy daughter of Rowley and Margaret Clay of Hill baptised March 6th 1799.
Betty daughter of Francis and Mary Clay of Ankerbold baptised  April 28th 1801.
Thomas son of Rowley and Margaret Clay of Hill baptised June 23rd 1801.
Mary wife of Francis Clay of Ankerbold buried May 14th 1801.
Elizabeth daughter of William and Martha Clay of Hill baptised May 22nd 1803.
John son of John and Mary Clay of Danesmoor baptised October 20th 1803.
John Barnes Clay son of John Wilkinson Clay and Ellen his wife of Wingfield baptised August 7th 1803.
Rowley Clay of Hill buried December 21st 1803.
Tryphena daughter of Rowley and Margaret Clay of Hill baptised January 8th 1804.
Thomas Clay of Wingfield  buried May 11th 1804.
William Clay son of John Wilkinson Clay and Ellen his wife baptised March 2nd 1805.
Thomas son of John and Mary Clay of Danesmoor baptised September 15th 1805.
Thomas son of John and Mary Clay of Danesmoor baptised August 9th 1807.
Thomas son of Thomas and Elizabeth Clay of North Wingfield baptised July 7th 1808.
John son of Thomas and Elizabeth Clay of North Wingfield baptised August 27th 1809.
Sarah Clay and Peter Taylor both of this parish married December 7th 1812 by banns.
Richard son of John and Mary Clay of Danesmoor buried March 19th 1812.
William son of Thomas and Elizabeth Clay of North Wingfield baptised March 29th 1812.
Joseph son of John and Mary Clay of Danesmoor baptised April 12th 1812.
Jerimiah son of Thomas and Elizabeth Clay of North Wingfield. Farmer baptised April 6th 1814.
Jane daughter of John and Mary Clay of Danesmoor. Labourer baptised August 15th 1815.
Richard son of Thomas and Elizabeth Clay of North Wingfield. Farmer baptised July 19th 1816.
Richard Clay buried July 22nd 1816.
John Clay buried January 11th 1818.
Sampson son of Thomas and Elizabeth Clay of North Wingfield. Farmer baptised April 1st 1818.
Sampson Clay buried April 3rd 1818.
Tryphena Penelope daughter of Rowley and Margaret Clay of Hill. Farmer born Jan.8th Baptised August 3rd 1818.
John Barnes Clay buried March 27th 1819.
Elizabeth Greatorex Clay buried February 7th 1821.
Elizabeth Clay buried February 11th 1821.
Mary Clay buried July 15th 1821.
John Snibson Clay son of John and Mary Ann Clay of Pilsley. Publican baptised October 21st 1821.
Sampson Bower illegitimate son of Thomas Clay and Hannah Bower of Wingfield Lane baptised February 2nd 1823.
Mary Ann Clay buried August 24th 1823.
Catherine Clay buried March 26th 1826.
George son of Thomas and Hannah Clay of North Wingfield. Farmer baptised December 31st 1826.
Elizabeth daughter of John and Mary Clay of North Wingfield. Grocer baptised May 2nd 1827.
Jane Mary daughter of John and Mary Clay of North Wingfield. Grocer baptised June 16th 1828.
Francis Clay buried February 8th 1829.
Mary daughter of William and Hannah Clay of Green Lane near Pilsley. Wheelwright. baptised January 10th 1830.
Sarah daughter of John and Mary Clay of North Wingfield Grocer baptised April 18th 1830.
John Clay buried July 13th 1830.
Solomon son of Thomas and Hannah Clay of North Wingfield. Farmer baptised August 14th 1831.
Alice daughter of William and Hannah Clay of Green Lane. Wheelwright baptised October 16th 1831.
Richard son of John and Mary Clay of North Wingfield. Grocer baptised April 8th 1832.
Eliza Penelope Clay daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Clay of Hill House. Gent. baptised Sept.24th 1832.
Thomas son of John and Mary Clay of North Wingfield. Grocer baptised October 5th 1834.
Ann daughter of William and Hannah Clay of Green Lane.Wheelwright baptised December 21st 1834.
Richard Clay buried April 1st 1836.
William son of John and Mary Clay of North Wingfield. Farmer baptised August 7th 1836.
Benjamin son of John and Mary Clay of North Wingfield Farmer baptised April 29th 1838.
Richard Clay buried Sept.17th 1839.
Silas son of John and Mary Clay of North Wingfield. Farmer baptised September 21st 1840.
Elizabeth daughter of John and Mary Clay of North Wingfield. Farmer baptised February 26th 1843.
Ann daughter of John and Mary Clay of North Wingfield. Farmer baptised March 1st 1846.
Mary Clay buried March 27th.
John Clay buried January 4th 1848.
Charles son of Charles and Sarah Clay of North Wingfield. Wheelwright. baptised January 16th 1848.
Sarah Clay buried January 16th 1848.
Charles Clay buried February 8th 1848.
William son of Sampson and Catherine Clay of North Wingfield. Blacksmith baptised March 4th 1849.
William Clay buried March 1849.
Ellen Clay buried September 15th 1849.
William son of Sampson and Catherine Clay of North Wingfield. Blacksmith baptised January 27th 1852.
Sampson son of William and Mary Clay of Pilsley. Farmer baptised August 27th 1854.
Thomas Clay buried February 20th 1855.
Joseph son of William and Mary Clay of Pilsley. Farmer baptised January 13th 1856.
Mary daughter of William and Mary Clay of Pilsley. Labourer baptised August 29th 1858.
Elizabeth daughter of William an Mary Clay of Pilsley. Labourer baptised August 29th 1858.
Thomas Clay buried Jan.18th 1860.
Ann daughter of William and Mary Clay of Pilsley. Labourer baptised April 1st 1860.
William son of William and Mary Clay of Pilsley. Labourer baptised June 8th 1862.
Phoebe Clay buried August 22nd 1865.
John Wilkinson Clay buried Sept. 6th 1866.
Eliza daughter of John and Clara Clay of Little Morton. Miner baptised January 23rd 1870.
John Clay buried July 7th 1870.


Marriage Licence 
Dorothy Clay of North Wingfield age 21 to marry Richard Godbere of Pleasley Hill age 24 yeoman at Teversall or Mansfield 10th December 1681.
 
Clay Lane North Wingfield
Clay Lane North Wingfield 

North Wingfield. Miscellaneous
13th Century. Patricular of rent for the "Sheryffe Towth" in Wingfield,Morton and Williamthorpe. William Freyke 1d. daughter of John Hardwyche 1d. Thomas Cowpe 1d. Thomas watkinson 1d. Ralph Alwood 1d. Richard Clay 1d. George Brelesforth 8d. (Ref -Leeke Cartulary.Derbyshire Record Office. D1005/1/p/23c and  microfilm M130 vol 3 page 23).
1327 - 28. Lay Subsidy. Nicholas del Clay of Stretton. North Wingfield. Taxed 30 shillings. (The National Archives ref.- E179 91/6 ).
1462. William Clay of Wingfield. Indenture of Lease. One tenement with its appurtenances lying between the tenement of Roger Eyre on the eastern side and the tenement of Thomas Hymersell on the Western side. Lease for 96 years at 8 shillings and sixpence twice a year to the Abbott of Beauchief. (Notts archive Office ref. - Foljambe Manuscripts. DDFJ7/27/1).
1524. Lay Subsidy. William Clay of Pilsley. North Wingfield. Taxed.-(TNA Ref.- E179 /91/91).
1524. Lay Subsidy. Roger Clay of Pilsley. North Wingfield. Taxed.- (TNA Ref.-E179/91/91)
1534 - 35. Muster Roll. Roger Clay, William Clay and Hugh Clay of Pilsley. North Wingfield. Billmen. (TNA Ref.-E101 58/17).
1533 - 38. Thomas Dobb and Kattryn his wife, daughter and heir of Hugh Clay the elder of North Wingfield deceased, dispute over 1,140 acres of land in the manor of Stretton which was formely in possession of her father Hugh Clay. (TNA Ref.-C1/772/46).
1538. Thomas Clay of Stretton and Robert Clay of North Wingfield tenants of Ralph Longford of Longford (Crutchley MSS. 253. John Rylands Library).
1538. Muster Roll. William Clay of Stretton. North Wingfield. Billman. (TNA Ref.- E101 59/7).
1542. Will of Ralph Clay of North Wingfield, William and John Clay mentioned (Original at Lichfield Record Office).
1543. Lay Subsidy. Hugh Clay of Wingfield taxed in goods. £3-0s-6d (TNA Ref.- E179/91/144).
1543. Lay Subsidy. William Clay of Stretton taxed in goods. £7-2s-4d. (TNA Ref.- E179/91/144).
1544. Will of Hugh Clay of North Wingfield. Wife Isabella, executor - John Clay. (Original at Lichfield Record Office).
1545. Lay Subsidy. William Clay of Sretton. Taxed. (TNA Ref.-E179/92/161).
1550. Will of Thomas Clay of Stretton. North Wingfield. Wife Agnes, sons Thomas, Ralph, William and John. (Original at Lichfield).
1551.Will of John Clay of Tupton. North Wingfield. 5 children John, Thomas and Alice are named. (Original at Lichfield Record Office). 
1551. North Wingfield Court Roll. Robert Clay fined 11d - same ref - John Clay fined - same ref - John Clay juror - same ref - Richard Clay of Williamthorpe fined 12d  - same ref - Thomas Clay juror. (DRO Ref.- D1649Z/M1). Latin.
1555. PCC Will of Robert Revell of Shirland Lodge left to son land at The Hill North Wingfield occupied by James Clarke and John Clay.
1558. Will of Robert Clay of North Wingfield, children -John, Richard, William, Nicholas, Johanna and Isabell. grandson.Richard. (Lich).
1558.Will of John Clay of The Hill. North Wingfield. Wife Ellen. sons Thomas and John.daughter Ellen. brother Robert Clay.grandson- William Clay son of John Clay.(Original at Lichfield Record Office).
1567. Will of John Clay of Tupton. North Wingfield. Husbandman wife Agnes, children mentioned not named. Thomas Clay-witness.(Lich).
1568. Will of John Revell of Shirland leaves all his lands and tenements at The Hill. North Wingfield to his son Edward Revell also land in Tupton, Stretton, Egstow, Ogston,Wingerworth and Normanton.
1570 -71. Lay Subsidy. William Clay of Stretton. North Wingfield -taxed in bonis £3-3s. (TNA Ref.- E179/92/225).
1572. Lay Subsidy. William Clay of Sretton.taxed in bonis.(TNA Ref.- -E179/92/228).
1575. Richard Clay tenant in Deed of Sale by Nicholas Longford to Sir Francis Leeke of a messuage in North Wingfield, Egstow/Tupton.- (Crutchley MSS 861).
1575. William Clay of Handley in Stretton. North Wingfield holdeth a messuage and other houses, an orchard, gardens, fields, meadows and crofts. (Arundel Castle Manuscripts. Stretton Survey).
1577. Nicholas Longford sells all his land, tenement and hereditaments in North Wingfield in occupation of Richard Clay to George, Earl of Shrewsbury. (Crutchley MSS.862).
1577. Lay Subsidy. William Clay of Stretton taxed in bonis.( E179.)
1580. Will of William Clay of Handley. North Wingfield. Son John daughter Mary, wife and other children mentioned but not named. grandsons-- William Clay and Edmund. (Original at Lichfield Record Office).
1580-81. Lay Subsidy. John Clay of Pilsley. North Wingfield taxed in goods. (TNA Ref. E179/92/246).
1589. Bond. Thomas Clay. yeoman of The Hill. North Wingfield. - (Derbyshire Record Office. Ref.-Turbutt Papers. D37m -(Add) E497).
1589. Francis Clay witness to PCC Will of John Brelesford of The Hill in North Wingfield, - to his son John Beresford “all my land at Hill and lands in Ashover and Walton”.
1592. Thomas Clay witness to the Will and with John Clay priced the Inventory of Thomas Brailsford of Hill Houses. Northwingfield.
1596. PCC Will of John Stubinge of Calow. Yeoman. “I am indebted to Clay of Pilsley. £11.
1597. Lay Subsidy. John Clay of Pilsley. North Wingfield. Taxed in goods.10s-8d. (TNA Ref.- E179/93/285.
1597. Will of Charles Clay of Pilsley. North Wingfield. Wife Ellen, son Charles daughters Margaret and Shonsande. (Lichfield).
1598-99. Lay Subsidy. John Clay of Pilsley. Taxed in goods. (TNA Ref.- E179/93/288).
1599. Lay Subsidy. Thomas Clay. senior taxed in Goods.8 shillings. (Ref.- DAJ Vol 24).
1599. Lay Subsidy. Thomas Clay of Hill taxed in goods. 8 shillings. (Ref.- DAJ Vol 24).
1599. Lay Subsidy. William Clay of Pilsley. Taxed. (TNA Ref. - E179/93/291).
1599. Robert Clay of Pilsley and Hugh Clay of Pilsley yeoman, in occupation of a messuage called “The Well House” and a Close called “Perlhill” in Pilsley. (TNA Ref.- Req 2/128/33).
1599-1600. Will of John Clay of Pilsley. North Wingfield. Wife?-Elizabeth Clay, son Hugh Clay,Robert and William Clay mentioned.(Lich).
1599-1600. Lay Subsidy. Hugh Clay of Pilsley. North Wingfield taxed in goods. (TNA Ref.- E179/93/291).
1599-1600. Lay Subsidy. John Clay of Pilsley. North Wingfield. -Taxed - (TNA Ref.- E179/93/291).
1602-1603. Lay Subsidy. Hugh Clay of Pilsley. North Wingfield taxed in goods £4-6s. (TNA Ref E179).
1606. PCC Will of Hugh Clay of Pilsley. North Wingfield. Brother -Robert Clay, sisters Anne and Isabell, Roberts children, - John Clay,-Anne and Jane. Uncles. -Thomas Clay and John. (TNA PROB 11/107).
1611. Heralds Visitation. Ellen daughter of William Clay of Handley North Wingfield is wife of Thomas Wagstaffe of N/Wingfield. Gent.
1612. November. North Wingfield Court Roll. Richard Clay present at Court. (William Salt Library).
1612. April. North Wingfield Court Roll. Richard Clay on Jury, William Clay is mentioned. (William Salt Library).
1616. Will of Elizabeth Clay of North Wingfield. Son ? Robert Clay- Act Book Entry only. (Lichfield Archives Office).
1624. Muster Roll. Francis Clay of Pilsley / North Wingfield. Musket. (trained). (Ref.- Yeatman Vol. 2. “Feudal History of Derbyshire” ).
1624. Muster Roll. John Clay. (private).and Edward Clay corslet.- Pilsley / North Wingfield. (Ref.-Yeatman).
1633. Francis Clay of Hillhouses. Freeholder. (Derbyshire Archaeological. Journal. Vol 6.p 51).
1634. Feoffment to Francis Clay of Hill. North Wingfield yeoman for £23-6s-8d for "The Little Meadow"(DRO Ref.- D135/M/T/131).
1637. Will of William Clay of North Wingfield. Husbandman. Wife - Dorothy, sons John and Francis, daughters Maria and Ellen. (Lich).
1638. Will of Francis Clay of North Wingfield. Husbandman. Anne Clay widow of North Wingfield mentioned. Francis Clay priced Inv.(Lich)
1638. Will of Thomas Clay of Woolley Moorside.North Wingfield. wife. Grace. - Francis Clay of Hillhouses and John Clay mentioned.(Lich)
1638. Muster Roll. John Clay of Stretton. North Wingfield (TNA Ref.-SP16/405).
1639. Muster Roll. John Clay of Stretton. North Wingfield. Musket. -(TNA Ref.-SP17/E).
1644. Will of Francis Clay of “The Hill” North Wingfield. Yeoman. -sons John, Francis and William, sister Constance Allwood. (Lichfield).
1650. Feofment by William Clay of Hillhouses.yeoman to George Taylor for £28-10s. for "The Little Meadow".(DRO Ref.- D135/M/T132).
1650. Bond of £56 by William Clay of Hillhouses Yeoman.(Derbyshire Record Office Ref.- D135/M/E/33).
1655. PCC Will of John Brelesford of “The Hill” North Wingfield. Francis Clay. - witness.
1655-1660. John Clay tenant at Stretton. North Wingfield. (Ref.- Arundel Castle MSS and Turbutt Papers).
1655. John Clay paid 1 shilling rent in the Manor of Stretton. (DAJ. XCV. and DRO Ref.- D37/3/1).
1659. John Clay of “The Ford” North Wingfield. yeoman buys a third part of “The South Fields” at Handley in the manor of Stretton for £44-6s-8d.. - (Derbyshire Record Office. Ref.-- D37M/T768 - 769).
1660. John Clay of “The Ford” North Wingfield. Yeoman. Witness in a Deed relating to a one third part of the manor of Stretton. (Ref.- Derbyshire Record Office. - D37 M/T769.
1662. Francis Clay. yeoman of Tupton. North Wingfield. Gave 10 shillings to “The Free and Voluntary Present” (Ref.-Notts DD3P. 2/1).
1662. John Clay. yeoman of “The Ford” in Sretton. N/ Wing. gave 10 shillings to “The Free and Voluntary Present”(Ref.-Notts. DD3P. 2/1.
1673. John Curtis paid 6 pence for John Clay`s farm in the Manor of Stretton. (DAJ.XCV and DRO Ref. - D37/3/1).).
1680. Will of John Clay of “The Hill” North Wingfield. Yeoman. Brothers William and Francis Clay.(Original at Lichfield Record Office).
1681. December 22nd. Dorothy Clay of North Wingfield parish married by licence at Teversall to Richard Godber of Pleasley. (Teversall Parish Register).
1684. Lease to John Clay of Egstow yeo. lands in Tupton and Egstow in North Wingfield.(Ref.- Derbyshire Record Office. -D37 M/T17).
1684. Release to Francis Clay of North Wingfield 2 cottages in Carsington. (Derbyshire Record Office Ref.- D766Z/T2).
1685. Francis Clay and Francis Clay junior witnesses at the Inquisition of Mr Francis Calton of the Hillhouses in North Wingfield who died from a fall off his mare which with his bridle and saddle are “Deodand” being the right of Henry Duke of Newcastle. (Ref.- Notts Archive Office. - DDP65/12).
1694. Will of Francis Clay of North Wingfield. Son Thomas Clay of Shirland. (Original at Lichfield Record Office).
1694. Will of Robert Clay of North Wingfield. Husbandman. wife- Frances. Son Edward. (Original at Lichfield Record Office).
1694. Lease and Release by Robert Clay of Walkley Bank. Sheffield. Tallow Chandler nephew of John Clay late of Ford. North Wingfield deceased to John Clay of Egstow. North Wingfield.yeoman elder brother of Robert one third part of the 3 Closes at Handley called "The South Fields" for £90. (Derbyshire Record Office Ref.- D37M/T770 - 771).
1695. John Clay of Tupton. North Wingfield. loaned £150 to William Platts of South Wingfield, he called in his money back so William Platts mortgaged himself to Francis Clay of Astwith for £150. (TNA Ref.- C6/314/14).
1696. Abraham Clay of North Wingfield. (Association Oath Roll. - TNA Ref.-C213/66).
1696. Francis Clay of Tupton. North Wingfield. (Association Oath Roll. - TNA Ref.- C213/66).
1698. Sale of  "The Overclose" and “The Crossells Farm” in Stretton. North Wingfield to John Clay yeoman of Egstow. North Wingfield for £35. (Ref.- Derbyshire Record Office. -D37 M/T678). 
1702. Thomas Clay,Hunphrey Oldfield and William Wragg leased two thirds of a coalpit called "Clay Cross Delfe"in Stretton.(DAJ XCV).
1703. Lease to John Clay of North Wingfield of a messuage in Tibshelf.(Derbyshire Record Office Ref.- D275Z /T1).
1705. Bill of Complaint by Robert Gulliver and the answer of John Clay the elder and Elizabeth his wife and John Clay the younger of Pilsley concerning a land sale dispute. (TNA Ref.- C6/343/3).
1707. Declaration by Francis Clay of Hill Houses .North Wingfield yeoman that Elizabeth Clay daughter of John Clay deceased is owner of "The Overclose" in Stretton. North Wingfield. ( Derbyshire Record Office Ref.- D37M/T684).
1709.Will of Francis Clay of Hill Houses.North Wingfield. (Lichfield Record Office).
1715 Will of Richard Clay of Hill Houses. North Wingfield. (Lichfield Record Office).
1716.Will of Thomas Clay of North Wingfield.(Lichfield Record Office).
1716. June 18th. Trifenus Clay married Thomas Bredsford at Derby St Werburgh both of North Wingfield.
1723. Apprentice Indenture. Robert Clay of Holmegate. Wheelwright, took on John Webster as an apprentice. (TNA Ref. IR1/9).
1728. Lease and Release by Thomas Clay and Rebecca his wife to Thomas Clay junior of the third part of 3 Closes called "The South Fields" for £140. (Derbyshire Record Office Ref.- D37M/774.
1729. Apprentice Indenture. Robert Clay of Holmegate. Wheelwright, took on William Bywater as apprentice. (IR1/49).
1730.Admin of Francis Clay of North Wingfield. (Lichfield Record Office).
1731. Admin of Thomas Clay of North Wingfield.(Lichfield Record Office).
1734. Bond of £50 to Thomas Clay junior of Higham yeoman to farm 3 Closes in Handley called "South Field" "Middle Field" and "North Field". (Derbyshire Record Office Ref.- D37M/T775).
1747. Conveyance of Lease by Thomas Brailsford of Ankerbold. North Wingfield  yeoman to Richard Clay of Hill in North Wingfield gentleman. A meadow called "The Pingle" ajoining lands belonging to Clay. (Derbyshire Record Office Ref.- D2864/1/1).
1749 - 50. Mr Thomas Clay paid 2 pence.- Chief rents payable to the Earl of Thanet for the Manor of Stretton. (DAJ. XCV).
1751. Mr Richard Clay name embossed with 4 others as Trustees on front hard cover of parish register book. 1751 - 1812 .-  (DRO).
1758. April 14th.Persons having claims on the estate of William Stevenson late of Ankerbold. North Wingfield, yeoman are desired to send an account to Thomas Clay of North Wingfield, farmer, his sole executor.
1762.Jan 29th.Derby Mercury newspaper.Auction at The Falcoln. Chesterfield.A freehold estate at Ankerbold in North Wingfield, comprising of a dwelling house with appurtenances and about 5 acres of land now in possession of Elizabeth Clay widow upon lease at the yearly rent of £3.
1765. William Wragg and Thomas Clay obtained a lease to mine coal in the Manor of Stretton. (DAJ.XCV).
1770. Settlement Examination. Ann Hopkinson age 22 single has a child served with Robert Clay at Stretton.
1773.March 26th.Derby Mercury.Water Corn Mill and dwelling house at Woolley Moor in the parish of North Wingfield.Enquiries to Mr John Clay of North Wingfield.
1777. Quarter Session Records.Thomas Clay junior of North Wingfield.yeoman pleaded guilty to charge of assault with intent to ravish Martha Cockayne wife of John Cockayne.
1779. North Wingfield Letter.Joseph Greaves against Clay the younger.-- John Clay broke the lock and chain and took away the boat at North Wingfield Dam value £100 and with hook and line took away 100 fish.-pike and carp.. "He will make Clay's pocket sting " ------ (Ref.- Staffordshire Records Office).
1779 / 80. Case of Trespass on Scarsdale Estate. Greaves v Clay. (Staffordshire and Stoke Archives Office. Ref.- D1798/HM37/42/12).
1782.March 28th.Derby Mercury.- Left in December last at Mr Francis Clay`s at Ankerbold in the parish of North Wingfield .A grey mare.- This is to give notice if it is not taken away before the 1st day of May next she will be sold to defray the expense of keep.
1782. June 6th.Derby Mercury newspaper. The creditors of Mr Richard Clay of The Hill.North Wingfield are desired to send an account of their debts to Mr Rowley Clay of Temple Normanton and to meet at the house of Mr John Deakin "The Falcoln" in Chesterfield on Saturday 15th June when an account of the said Richard Clays estates and effects and the ammount of his debts will be laid before the creditors.
1782. August. Newspaper.--Sale by Auction of the estate and effects of Mr Richard Clay a bankrupt.- All the household furniture, silver plate and brewing vessels of the said Mr Clay at his late dwelling house at The Hill in the parish of North Wingfield consisting of several good four post beds.pier glasses.mahogany tables and other valuable effects.stock,hay,corn and husbandry gear,several good cart mares,milch cows and young cattle.--Sale to be held Thursday 15th August. at 10 o clock.
1785.June 23rd.Derby Mercury.- Creditors of Richard Clay of The Hill.North Wingfield, malster,dealer and chapman now a bankrupt are desired to meet assignees of his estate at the Castle Inn.Chesterfield.
1785. Lease and release by Thomas Clay of Liverpool ironmonger--The South Fields at Handley and a cottage and croft at Stretton for £140.-- (Derbyshire Record Office Ref.- D37M/T777-8).
1785. Horse Tax. Rowley Clay of Hill. North Wingfield taxed. (Derbyshire Record Office Ref.- 1700Z/Z1).
1786.Newspaper.--Commission of Bankrupt issued against Richard Clay of The Hill. North Wingfield. Malster.Dealer and Chapman. - -creditors are to meet in The Castle Inn at Chesterfield on Monday 17th April at 10 o clock before noon to prove thier debts.
1786. August 12th. London Gazette.The Creditors who have proved their debts under a Commission of Bankrupts against Richard Clay of "The Hill" in the parish of North Wingfield in the county of Derby, Malster,Dealer and Chapman are desired to meet the Assignees of the Bankrupts estate on the 15th day of September at two in the afternoon at the "Castle Inn" in Chesterfield in the said county.
1786. Petty Sessions. John Clay of North Wingfield cursed the Profane Oath.
1788. Rowley Clay had 1 rood of land at Church Lane. South Wingfield. (Tithe Map plots 38 and 39).
1790.March 4th.Derby Mercury.- The Tupton Association for the Prosecuting of Felons.-Committee John Clay of North Wingfield, Rowley Clay of Hill, Francis Clay of Ankerbold. - John Clay is the treasurer.
1792.Sept.20th.Derby Mercury newspaper. - A few days since John Clay Esq of North Wingfield died after a short illness.
1792. October.Newspaper.-- Persons indebted to the late John Clay of North Wingfield. gentleman at the time of his decease are desired to pay their respective debts to Mr Rowley Clay of The Hill or Mr Elam of Chesterfield or Mr Wragg of Mansfield.
1792.November.Newspaper.- Sale by Auction at the house where the late John Clay esq. dwelt at North Wingfield.- Livestock on the farm.
1793.Feb.4th. Rowley Clay. Churchwarden concerning settlement of John Hibbert to Tibshelf. (Tibshelf Overseers Book. PO166).
1793. Will of John Clay of North Wingfield. (Lichfield Record Office).
1794. Quarter Sessions. Thomas Clay junior of North Wingfield. yeoman. Assault Charge. fined 1 shilling.
1795. Will of Sarah Clay of North Wingfield. (Lichfield Record Office).
1795.April 16th.Derby Mercury.- A Main of Cocks will be fought between the gentlemen of Derbyshire and Staffordshire. 4 guineas a battle and 50 guineas the main. Clay for Derbyshire and Wall for Staffordshire.
1797.Dec.18th.Apprentice Indenture.William Clay son of Francis Clay of Ankerbold in North Wingfield apprentice to John Heath of Nottingham.Tallow Chandler and Grocer for 7 years. Signed Francis Clay and William Clay Witness Richard Clay.(Clay Family Papers).
1798.Oct 13th. Derby Mercury Newspaper. Game License granted to John Clay of Hill. North Wingfield.
1798. Land Tax Assessment. Thomas Clay of Pilsley. Owner-Occupier.taxed £1-0-7d. (TNA Ref.- IR23).
1798. Land Tax Assessment. Executors of Mr John Clay of Pilsley tenant of John Chambers taxed £1-5-4d. (TNA Ref.- IR23).
1799. Land Tax Assessment. Rowley Clay of Tupton.Northwingfield. Owner-Occupier. taxed - £3-9s. ( TNA Ref.- IR23).
1799. Land Tax Assessment. Francis Clay of Tupton.Northwingfield tenant of Sir Henry Hunlocke. taxed - £3-15-3d.(TNA Ref.- IR23).
1800. Removal Order. Elizabeth Clay widow of William Clay removed from Chesterfield to North Wingfield. (Ref.- RM6/748).
1801.January 5th.John Wilkinson Clay married to Hellen Barnes. - (Ref.- Old Brampton Parish Register.).
1801.February 5th. Derby Mercury Newspaper. Married lately at Brampton John Clay Esq.of North Wingfield to Miss Barnes of Ashgate.
1803. Wednesday Oct.19th. Derby Mercury Newspaper. Married on Tuesday Miss Mary Clay to David Adlington both of North Wingfield.
1803. Oct.18th. London Gazette. - Derbyshire Volunteer Infantry for North Wingfield,Stretton,Pilsley,Woodthorpe and Williamthorpe. ----------- William Clay gentleman to be Ensign.
1803.Dec.8th.Derby Mercury. Danger of French Invasion. William Clay of North Wingfield. Ensign of the Volunteer Infantry.
1804. Will of Rowley Clay of Hill. North Wingfield. (Lichfield Record Office).
1804. Will of Thomas Clay of North Wingfield. (Lichfield Record Office).
1804. Sept. 20th. Derby Mercury. Certificate for Killing of Game. John Clay of North Wingfield.
1804. Release to John Wilkinson Clay esq of North Wingfield of messuages and lands in North Wingfield, Pilsley and Morton.( Derbyshire Record Office Ref.- D37M//T27).
1806. Derby Mercury Newspaper. Game Certificates granted to John Wilkinson Clay of North Wingfield and Thomas Clay of N/Wingfield.
1807.Derby Mercury. William Clay of North Wingfield promoted to Lieutenant in the Volunteer Infantry.
1809. Gazette.- William Clay Esq to be Captain of the Scarsdale Regiment of Local Militia.
1810. Sept.13th. Derby Mercury. Certificate to Kill Game. John Wilkinson Clay of North Wingfield.
1811. Derby Mercury Newspaper.October 10th. Game Certificate granted to Thomas Clay of North Wingfield.
1813. Letter.- William Wilson of Stretton concerning Clay and 1816. (Staffordshire Archives Office).
1813. Frederick Lord Clay son of Richard and Penelope Clay baptised 30th March at Bishopwearmouth.Durham.
1814. Francis Clay purchased  newly built house, barn and stables which was changed into a pub called "The Gate Inn" North Wingfield.
1814. Admin of Richard Clay of North Wingfield. (Lichfield Record Office).
1815. Removal Order. Susannah Clay removed from Ault Hucknall to Tupton.
1818. Will of John Clay of North Wingfield. (Lichfield Record Office).
1818. April 9th. Derby Mercury. All persons having any claim or demand upon the estate of Mr John Clay late of North Wingfield yeoman deceased previous to the month of December 1816 are desired to send an account to my office.- Robert Waller. Chesterfield.
1820. Survey of Tupton. Richard Clay owner of farm at The Hill. North Wingfield. 85 acres. (Chesterfield Local Studies Lib. Ref.- L600).

Farm land at 'The Hill', Tupton, North Wingfield which was owned by the Clay family.(photograph taken 2014).

1823. Sept.10th. Derby Mercury Newspaper. Richard Clay of Tupton granted a Game License.
1823. Derby Mercury Newspaper. October 8th. Game Certificate granted to J.W.Clay of North Wingfield.
1824. John Wilkinson Clay defendant in court case Page v Clay. (TNA Ref.- C13/1466/18).
1824. Derby Mercury Newspaper. Game License granted to J.W.Clay of North Wingfield and Richard Clay of Tupton.
1825.Sept.7th. Derby Mercury Newspaper.Sale by auction, property occupied by William Clay. tenant.Cottage,garden and 3 crofts at ---North Wingfield. 1 acre 2 rood.
1825. Derbyshire Quarter Sessions. John Clay.grocer of North Wingfield fined  1 shilling for assaulting Mary Harringham.
1826. John Wilkinson Clay defendant in court case Page v Clay.(TNA Ref.- C13/1470/6).
1826. 29th August. Article of Clerkship. John Clay son of Thomas Clay yeoman of North Wingfield assigned to John Drabble attorney and solicitor of Chesterfield as clerk for the term of 5 years. (TNA Ref.- KB106/12).
1827. Sept.12th. Derby Mercury Newspaper. Thomas Clay and J.W.Clay of North Wingfield and Richard Clay of Tupton granted Game Licenses.
1829. April 1st. Derby Mercury.Thomas Clay. Farmer of North Wingfield witness to a rent dispute.
1829. Will of Francis Clay of North Wingfield. (Lichfield Record Office).
1829. Sept. 23rd. Derby Mercury. Game License - John Clay of North Wingfield.
1829. Richard Clay of Hill. North Wingfield granted a game license at the rate of £3-13-6d.
1829. Glovers Directory. Richard Clay of Tupton. North Wingfield gentleman and Mrs Clay.
1829. Glovers Directory.North Wingfield. John Wilkinson Clay. gentleman. Thomas Clay gentleman. Captain Clay.
1829 Glovers Directory. North Wingfield. William Clay. Esq and John Clay Esq.
1829. December 19th. Article of Agreement. Frederick Lord Clay son of Richard Clay of Hill House in the parish of North Wingfield has bind himself Clerk to Thomas Thompson of Bishopwearmouth. Gentleman one of the attorneys of his Majestys Court of Kings Bench to serve the proffession os attorney of law for the term of 5 years.. (TNA Ref.- KB106/15).
1830. Lease by John Wilkinson Clay of North Wingfield esq. (Ref.- Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. DR18/3/32/17/1).
1832. Derbyshire Courier Newspaper. Captain Clay of Hill Houses. North Wingfield has a loaf of bread weighing two and a half pounds which was  baked in 1735 and stamped with the letter N a number of these loaves were sent as presents to the friends of Nicholas Leeke and were considered a rarity.
1834.April 15th. Article of Clerkship. Frederick Lord Clay son of Richard Clay of Hill House in the parish of North Wingfield had served as clerk for 5 years to learn the profression of Attorney and solicitor with Thomas Thompson, Attorney of the Kings Bench at Westminster and by which assignment the said Frederick Lord Clay was duly assigned by the said Thomas Thompson to one Christopher Potts of Bishopwearmouth. Gentleman Attorney.(TNA Ref.- KB106/18).
1835. March 18th. Derby Mercury. Auction.- Cottage and garden (14 perches) situate in Ainmoor late in occupation of John Clay. - Apply -- to Mr Clay of North Wingfield.
1835. June 17th. Derby Mercury Newspaper. Richard Clay of The Hill  supported the Conservative candidate.
1835. Frederick Lord Clay, Attorney of Sunderland.-Letter to Lord Londonderry. (Ref.- Add.40421.f.125).
1836. March 30th. Derby Mercury. Died on Friday morning the 25th. at The Hill. Richard Clay Esq.
1836. Will of Richard Clay of Hill House. Tupton. North Wingfield. (Prerogative Court of Canterbury).
1836. July 27th. Derby Mercury.  To be let the house and farm at The Hill, late residence of Richard Clay esq. (Full Description).
1836.Sept.21st. Derby Mercury Newspaper.Frederick Lord Clay of The Hill. North Wingfield and John W.Clay of North Wingfield granted ---Game Certificates at the cost of £3-13-6d each.
1837.Sept.30th. Derbyshire Courier. Derbyshire Agricultral Society. - Members - Mr J.W.Clay and Mr W.Clay.
1838.Sept.29th. Derbyshire Courier newspaper.- Derbyshire Agricultral Society.Members Awards - For the single female servant above 30 years of age who has lived the longest time in service of a member of this Society with good character - Dorothy Roberts age 57 lived 30 years with Mr J.W.Clay of North Wingfield.-- For the single female servant under 30 years of age Frances Johnson age 29 lived six and a half years with Mr J.W.Clay of North Wingfield.
1840.Jan.25th. Derbyshire Courier. Farm to be let and land in Shirland. 127 acres,stone built dwelling house,dairy,cheese room,cowhouse,piggeries,barn,stables,
and malthouse. Contact. - John W.Clay at North Wingfield.
1840.Sept.30th.Derby Mercury.-Derbyshire Agricultral Society.-Prizes -Mr J.W.Clay for - Best 2 year old gelding of great merit - also 3rd prize - Pair plough horses.
1841. Census.Melbourne.Australia. Frederick Lord Clay
1841. Census.North Wingfield.- Rowley Clay. age 45.Head of Household.  Agricultral labourer .Born in County.    Also Elizabeth Johnson age 52 with 6 children
1841.Census.North Wingfield. John Clay age 44.Farmer born in county wife Mary--7 children.John. Sarah. Richard.Thomas.William. Benjamin. Titus.------This family had moved to Ashover by 1850. (See Ashover Census).
1841. Census.Clay Lane. North Wingfield. John Clay. age 70. labourer. Born in County--wife Mary age 65. Born in County.
1841. Census. North Wingfield. John Clay age 62. Farmer. Born in County. - Wife Ellen Clay age 60. Born in County.Also Dorothy Roberts age 58 Female Servant - -3 female servants and 3 agricultral labourers employed by the Clay`s.
1841.An Act to authorise granting the leases and conveyances for mining purposes of estates at North Wingfield in County of Derby the
property of Frederick Lord Clay and his infant son Richard Clay.(House of Lords Records of Parliament.Ref.- HL/PO/PB/1/1841/4+5 vi.
1842. July. Derby Mercury. Commissioners appointed to execute the Property and Income Tax Act for the hundred  of Scarsdale. John Wilkinson Clay.Esq.
1842.Dec.31st. Derbyshire Courier. - J.W.Clay on Committee of Chesterfield Union. (Workhouse).
1843.Jan.14th. Derbyshire Courier.-To be Let.- A genteel dwelling house situate at Morton with a good garden,orchard,farm buildings,yards etc with 50 acres also a malthouse apply to.-J.W.Clay Esq of North Wingfield.
1843.Feb.11th .Derbyshire Courier newspaper.- Farming Stock to be sold by auction upon the premises at North Wingfield in occupation of John Wilkinson Clay Esq.who is discontinuing farming. The stock comprises of 5 cows, 4 heifers, 2 calves, 4 drought horses, 10 ewes, 15 hogs, broad wheeled cart, narrow wheeled cart, wagon with gearing, plough, harrows and sundry farming implements.
1844.April 6th. Derbyshire Courier. - J.W.Clay at Committee meeting of Chesterfield Union. (Workhouse).
1844.April 13th. Derbyshire Courier.- Chesterfield Petty Sessions. - Sworn in as a constable William Clay of North Wingfield.
1845.Tithe Map. Frederick Lord Clay owner and occupier of farm at The Hill.North Wingfield. 95 acres.
1845.Tithe Map. John Wilkinson Clay. Owner /Occupier House +79 acres ('The Elms') at North Wingfield + 170 acres rented to a tenant.

The Elms North Wingfield
'The Elms' on Bright Street, North Wingfield. Built in 1720 by the Clay family.John Wilkinson Clay was the owner in the 1800s.

1845. Tithe Map. John Clay. Occupier. House and outbuildings and pasture 9 acres.
1845.Jan.11th. Derbyshire Courier. To be Let.- All that capital messuage or dwelling house situated in the parish of North Wingfield called Hill House suitable for the residence of a genteel family with excellent outbuildings,lodges,walled in gardens,hot houses,orchards,pleasure grounds,late the residence of William Clay Esq also a farm of very superior land in high state of cultivation containing upwards of 90 acres.
1845.April 1st .Derby Advertiser.Died on Tuesday 24th Mary wife of Mr John Clay of Clay Cross age 75 years.
1846.April 15th. Derby Mercury. Scarsdale Court. - Brocksop v Clay. An action brought by Samuel Brocksop of Pleasley against John Clay of North Wingfield for the recovery of £2-5s. for 18 stone of flour which was sold to the defendant in 1839.
1847. Frederick Lord Clay. Solicitor. Collins Lane.Port Phillip Colony.Victoria. Australia.
1849.Sept.21st. Derbyshire Advertiser newspaper. Died at North Wingfield on Tuesday the 11th after a long illness,Ellen wife of John Wilkinson Clay Esq age 68.
1849.Nov.17th. Derbyshire Courier newspaper. Accident.- On Wednesday as John Clay Esq of North Wingfield was stepping out of his carriage in High Street.Chesterfield his foot slipped and passing forward on the reins suddenly curbed the horse and drew it over him.Mr Clay was stunned and considerably bruised but not much as might have been as was first apprehended and we are happy to state that he has now almost recovered.
1851.Elizabeth Penelope Clay age 23 born North Wingfield Proprietor of Houses was living at Bank Close House.Hasland 1851 Census.
1851. William Clay age 40 unmarried (lodger) Butcher.Born North Wingfield Living on Beetwell. Street.Chesterfield. 1851 Census.
1851.Census.North Wingfield. Sampson Clay age 28 blacksmith born North Wingfield. wife Catherine age 37 born Shirland. Son Thomas.age 5 scholar born Shirland.
1851.Census. Derby Gaol. Joseph Clay of North Wingfield. Foundry Labourer.
1851.Census. North Wingfield. 43 Bottom Cross Row.- Rowley Clay (Lodger) age 55. Widower. Farm Labourer. born Tupton.North Wingfield.
1851. Census. North Wingfield. Locke Lane. Thomas Clay (Lodger) age 44 unmarried. Farm Labourer. born North Wingfield. - Living with Peterson family.
1851. Census. North Wingfield. John Wilkinson Clay age 71 Gentleman Farming. 44 acres. Born North Wingfield. Employs 4 Servants.Housekeeper Dorothy Roberts
1853. April 16th. Derbyshire Courier.- Chesterfield Petty Sessions. - Sampson Clay of North Wingfield sworn in as Constable.
1855.Post Office Directory. John Wilkinson Clay esq. Listed as Gentry.North Wingfield.
1856.1st June. Derbyshire Times newspaper. John Clay. collier of Locko Brook.North Wingfield is not responsible for the debts of his wife.
1857.Whites Directory.North Wingfield. John Wilkinson Clay esq.--Sampson Clay.blacksmith.-William Clay shopkeeper at Pilsley.
1857. Whites Directory.Tupton. North Wingfield. Principle Owner. - Frederick Lord Clay.
1861.Census.North Wingfield.The Town. Rowley Clay widower.Head of Household age 65. Farm Labourer .born North Wingfield. (8 lodgers living with him).
1861. Census.North Wingfield. John Wilkinson Clay. widower. age 81. Land Proprieter.45 acres.born North Wingfield. Employs 2 Men and 4 servants. Sarah Oakes his daughter age 58 Widow gentlewoman. born North Wingfield.- Housekeeper Dorothy Roberts age 79 born Calow.
1861. Census.North Wingfield William Clay.shopkeeper and family born Hardstoft.
1861. Census.North Wingfield. John Clay age 37 coalminer born Ault Hucknall.Wife Clara age 34 born Brampton.sons John 7. Walter 3.
1861 Census. Tupton.North Wingfield. William Clay coalminer born Mellor.Leicestershire.
1861 Census. Derby Gaol.Joseph Clay. Inmate age 25. Foundry Labourer. born North Wingfield.
1862. WhitesTraders Directory. Sampson Clay. Beer House Keeper and Blacksmith at Clay Cross.North Wingfield.
1865. Feb.22nd. Derby Mercury Newspaper. Marriage on the 16th. at St James Church. Piccadilly. London. Joseph Bright esq of Nether Hall. Hathersage to Eliza Penelope only daughter of the late Richard Clay esq of The Hill. North Wingfield and stepdaughter of William Drabble esq of Bank Close near Chesterfield.
1865.June 6th. London Gazette.-John Wilkinson Clay. Trustee of the Will of Isaac Spencer Page concerning granting of leases of Coal,iron,stone and minerals in and under the parish of Shirland.
1866. Will of John Wilkinson Clay esq died 31st August 1866 of North Wingfield. Proved by Mary Oakes of North Wingfield widow.(London Probate Office).
1866. Newspaper Advertisement.- Executors of the late John W.Clay esq to sell by auction cattle, farm implements etc.and the house to be let with 40 acres.
1873. "Returns of Owners of Land".For Derbyshire. Frederick Lord Clay.19 acres 3 roods 39 perches. - Abode Australia.
1877. Will of Rowley Clay of North Wingfield died 10th April 1877 proved by Sarah Eyre. (London Probate Office).
1881 Census Rawmarsh Yorkshire. William Clay age 28 Colliery Engine Driver Born North Wingfield living with wife Martha Ellen and children - Thomas, Catherine, Hannah and Florence.
1881 Census Chesterfield. Devonshire Street. - Sampson Clay age 56 Engine Smith. Born North Wingfield. - Wife Catherine age 66 Born Shirland.
1883. Jan.17th.Derby Mercury Newspaper. Article about the Seizing of bodies for debt.One such case happened in1724 at North Wingfield when Thomas son of John and Mary Clay died and his body was seized and held to ransom as he owed £20 to a village Innkeeper named Adlington but he did not get his money and after several days buried Clay in the ground in a bacon chest.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1891. Richard Clay."The Star" Public House. Pilsley. North Wingfield Parish.
1914-1919.British Red Cross Volunteer.World War 1. Miss Mary Clay of Timber Lane. Pilsley. War Hospital Supplies.- Particulars of Duty.Knitting and Needlework.
 
Rowley Clay's son Richard Clay left Derbyshire and went to Bishopwearmouth in Durham where he had son Frederick Lord Clay who married Caroline Isabella Spencer. Frederick Lord Clay still retained the property at the Hill in North Wingfield, he was a Solicitor and he emigrated to Australia and had nine children Richard, Frederick, Ann, Harry, Julia, Caroline, Ralph, Geraldine and Percy.
 
Frederick Lord Clay 
Frederick Lord Clay born 1813
Photograph taken in 1872 when he was 59 years old.
He died in 1885. age 73.


North Wingfield Wills and Inventories
(Originals at Lichfield Record Office).
1534. Roger Clay priced the Inventory of Alys Simson.
1536. John Clay priced the Inventory of John Lowe.
1536. William Clays children (not named) are left bequests in the Will of Edmund Bacon.
1537.Robert Clay witness to the Will and Inventory of Robert Barnsley.
1538. Roger Clay and his son John Clay to be overseers of the Will of John Dobbe of Pilsley to be paid 3s-4d each for their labours - Robert Clay and Hugh Clay priced the Inventory.
1538. Robert Clay priced the Inventory of William Fuljambe of -Pilsley.
1540. Robert Clay priced the Inventory of Henry Watkinson.
1540/1. William Clay priced the Inventory of Thomas Watkinson.
1541. John Clay witness to the Inventory of Roger Braylesforth.
1542. Will of Raffe Clay of North Wingfield. - he mentions William Clay and Ellen daughter of William Clay.-he mentions John son of John Clay.
1543. Robert Clay priced the Inventory of Isabell Fuljambe.
1543. Robert Clay priced the Inventory of John Wylson.
1544. William Clay witness to Inventory of William Bacon who leaves to Jone Clay one lamb -to Elizabeth Clay his god daughter one lamb. - William Clay his brother in law is to be supervisor of his Will. --(Wife of William Bacon is Catrine).
1544. Will of Hugh Clay of North Wingfield. (Act Book entry only).
1547. William Clay. Supervisor of the Will of Thomas Watkinson - John Clay was witness.
1550. Will of Thomas Clay of Stretton. North Wingfield -wife Agnes sons Thomas Clay, Radulph Clay, William Clay and John Clay.
1551. William Clay witness and supervisor Will of Thomas Watkinson.
1551. William Clay witness to Will and Inventory of Roger Amery.
1551. Will of John Clay of Tupton. North Wingfield. Sons -John Clay and Thomas Clay.- Grandaughter ? Alice Clay.
1552. William Clay priced Inventory of William Sydall of Handley.
1552. John Clay priced the Inventory of Thomas Eyre of Pilsley who left to John Clay of Morton his son in law 6s-8d. - John Clay of Morton to be Supervisor of his Will.
1554. Thomas Clay witness to Will and Inventory of Thomas Coupe of Tupton and Egstall.
1555. Robert Clay priced the Inventory of Ralph Ovyn.
1556. Robert Clay priced the Inventory of Thomas Turner.
1557. Thomas Clay priced the Inventory of John Kyllar of Egstall.
1557.Thomas Clay witness to the Will of William Orton. - John Clay of Normanton owes him 11 shillings which was due 4 years ago.
1557. Will of Ralph Proudlove he owes William Clay £3-3s-4d also he owes John Clay of Tupton 16 pence.
1557. Will of Ellen Berdall she leaves bequests to her brother Thomas Clay and his wife and to each of his children a sheep. Thomas Clay is to be executor of the Will.
1558. Will of John Clay of the Hill. North Wingfield. Wife Ellen, sons Thomas Clay and John Clay, daughter Ellen, grandson William son of John Clay, Brother Robert Clay.
1558. John Clay of Morton witness to Inventory of John Brelsforde of North Wingfield - In his Will he leaves a rented farm and close called “The Fis Riddyng” to Thomas Clay and his wife and children that he rented for 21 shillings a year. The new owner is his son John Brelsforde and the new rent is 33s-4d.
1558. Will of James Clarke. - The farm at the Hill. North Wingfield that he and his wife Aileen rents off Mr Revell is to go to Nicholas Ludlam and if he dies then to Elizabeth Ludlam and if she dies then the lease goes to William Clay son of Richard Clay. - He leaves to William Clay one cow and to Thomas Clay one cow he leaves bequests to the children of Thomas Clay and bequests to Bennet Clay and Agnes Clay.
1558. Thomas Clay overseer of the Will of John Ryley. - John Clay and Thomas Clay priced the Inventory.
1559. Thomas Clay and John Clay priced the Inventory of Alice Clarke of the Hill. She leaves everything to her daughter Elizabeth Ludlam and her husband Nicholas. Witness John Clay.
1559/60. Will of Thomas Raylye of Tupton. -Elizabeth Clay his godchild is left one ewe. John Clay priced the Inventory (Will made in 1552).
1560. John Clay witness to Will /Inventory of Thomas Eyre of Pilsley.
1563. Will of Robert Clay of North Wingfield. -sons John Clay, Richard Clay, William Clay, Nicholas Clay, daughters Johanna and Isabell, grandson William Clay son of Richard Clay. - John Clay of Morton is the Supervisor of the Will.
1565/6. William Clay of Hanley and William Clay of Morton witness to the Will of Thomas Symson of Stretton. North Wingfield.
1567. Will of John Clay of Tupton.North Wingfield. Wife- Agnes -Thomas Clay mentioned, children mentioned but not named.
1568. John Clay witness to Will of Thomas Wagstaff he owes William Clay £6-4s-4d. He also owes John Clay 10 shillings.
1568. Thomas Clay is witness to the Will of Elizabeth Symson.
1568. Will of Richard Shawe of North Wingfield - John Clay is to deliver money to the poor.
1572. John Clay of Pilsley and John Clay of Morton witness and supervisor are left 2 shillings in Will of Oliver Eyre of Pilsley.
1575. Thomas Clay witness to the Will and Inventory of John Allsoppe of Tupton.
1576. Will of Nicholas Newhame of Tupton. Francis Clay and William Clay his god children are left 4 pence each. John Clay of Normanton owes him 11 shillings.
1576. John Clay is brother to Joan Freeke of Williamthorpe. North Wingfield.
1580. Will of William Clay of Handley. North Wingfield. Son -John Clay. -Grandsons William Clay and Edmund.
1584. John Clay witness to Inventory of Thomas Dobbe of Pilsley.
1587. Richard Clay of Wingfield owes 5 shillings in the Inventory of William Orton of Pilsley.
1591. Thomas Clay owes 11 shillings in the Will of Richard Lynam of Pilsley.
1592. John Clay priced the Inventory of Elizabeth Brailsforth of Hillhouses.North Wingfield.
1592. Thomas Clay and John Clay priced the Inventory of Thomas Brailsforth of Hillhouses. North Wingfield. Thomas Clay was witness to the Will.
1597. Will of Thomas James of North Wingfield. He is owed debts by William Clay of North Wingfield 37s-3d. --William Clay of the Hollens. 7s-3d. -- John Clay of the Hollins. 8 pence.
1597. Will of Charles Clay of Pilsley. North Wingfield. Wife Ellen, -son.- Charles, daughters Constance and Margaret.
1598. William Clay priced the Inventory of Agnes Bacon of North Wingfield.
1599/1600. Will of John Clay of Pilsley. N/Wingfield. Son Hugh Clay also mentioned are Elizabeth Clay, Robert Clay and William Clay.
1601. William Clay owes £9 in Will of John Morley of North Wingfield.
1601. Will of William Proudlove of Woodthorpe.North Wingfield. William Clay of Tupton is a beneficiary and is owed money.
1602. Thomas Clay and John Clay priced the Inventory of Richard Ryley of Tupton. North Wingfield. Witness to the Will is Thomas Clay of Hill. His son in law is Thomas Clay of Calow.
1603. Thomas Clay of South Normanton owes 20 shillings in the Inventory of William Marriot of Pilsley. North Wingfield.
1604. William Clay and Widow Clay witness to the Will of Margaret Cowley of North Wingfield. William Clay is a beneficiary and he also priced the Inventory.
1606. Will of Richard Hobbye. Margaret Clay his servant is left one hen and one shilling.
1606. John Clay of Tupton owes debt to John Maddocke of Pilsley.
1606. Will of Richard Alwood of North Wingfield. -William Clay of North Wingfield owes £1-18s-10d.
1606. Will of Hugh Clay of Pilsley. North Wingfield.-bequests to his mother (not named) also to his godson John Clay and to his brother Robert Clay and to Roberts daughters Anne and Jane and to his sisters Anne and Isabell and to his uncle Thomas Clay and to his uncles John and Edward.
1612. Thomas Clay priced the Inventory of John Alwood of North Wingfield --Thomas Clay owes him 37 shillings. Francis Clay owes him 6 shillings. John Clay owes him 36 shillings.
1612. Will of Nicholas Rawson of Tupton. North Wingfield. Thomas Clay his servant is left one cow with the stout horns.
1615. Thomas Clay owes 16 shillings in the Will of William Ryley of Tupton also Thomas Clay of Ridinge owes 5 shillings.
1616. Will of Elizabeth Clay of North Wingfield. Son? Robert Clay.- (Act Book entry only).
1621. Robert Clay priced estate of Robert Allen of Pilsley. North Wingfield.
1622. Will of John Ryley of Tupton. North Wingfield. - To the children of Isabell Clay his sister late deceased 6 shillings. To Anne Clay his servant one black cow. To Elizabeth Clay one black calf. To Thomas Clay all my sheep. To John Clay 6s-8d. Debt owing by Francis Clay of North Wingfield. 5 shillings.
1622. Will of Mary Roylie of Tupton.-bequests to Anne and Elizabeth Clay daughters of her sister Isabell. To Elizabeth Clay 2 shillings. Anne Clay to be executor of the Will. Francis Clay of Whitecoats to be supervisor and is left 3/4d. Inventory priced by Kniveton Clay.
1628. R. Clay priced the Inventory of Thomas Tupman of North Wingfield.
1630. Francis Clay priced Inventory of William Allwood of North Wingfield.
1631. Francis Clay witness to Will of Anne Pendleton.widow of North Wingfield.
1637. John Clay of Ford owes £10. Will of Ellen Curtis of Ford.North Wingfield.
1637. Will of William Clay of North Wingfield. Wife Dorothy. Sons -John Clay and Francis Clay. Daughters Maria and Ellen.
1638. Admon.Will of Francis Clay of North Wingfield. Anna Clay widow of North Wingfield mentioned. Francis Clay priced the Inventory.
1638. Admon.Will of Thomas Clay of Woolleymoorside.North Wingfield. Wife Grace Clay. Francis Clay of Hillhouses mentioned. John Clay mentioned.
1638. John Clay witness to Inventory of George Fowler of Clay Lane.
1644. Will of Francis Clay of the Hill. Sons John Clay, Francis Clay and William Clay. Sister Constance Allwood. (Proved 1647).
1646. Francis Clay.witness to Inventory of John Alwood of North Wingfield.
1660. Francis Clay witness Inventory-Thomas Stephenson of Tupton.
1667. William Clay witness to the Inventory of Richard Alwood of Williamthorpe. North Wingfield.
1669. Inventory of Thomas Wilson of Park Hall. North Wingfield. Robert Clay of North Wingfield owes him £2-2s-4d. Edward Clay of Heath owes him 11 shillings.
1680. Will of John Clay of the Hill. North Wingfield. His brothers William Clay and Francis Clay. Williams children are William, Thomas, John, Francis, Rebecca, Anne and Dorothy. - Francis`s children are Francis, Thomas, John, Robert, Mary, Rebecca and Elizabeth.
1694. Will of Francis Clay of North Wingfield. Son Thomas Clay of Shirland. 
1694. Will. Robert Clay of North Wingfield. Wife Frances, son Edward Clay. 
1709. Will of Francis Clay of the Hillhouses. North Wingfield.yeoman. Wife Katherine, sons John and Richard, daughters Ellen, Mary and Katherine.--Father was the late Francis  Clay of Hillhouses.
1711. (Proved 1716). Will of Thomas Clay of North Wingfield yeoman. Wife Ellen son Thomas daughters Rebecca, Elizabeth and Anne.
1715. Will of Richard Clay of Hillhouses. North Wingfield.yeoman. Sisters Ellen and Mary. Wife. Tryphena, son Richard daughter Lydia. Father the late Francis Clay.
1725. Will of Samuel Clay of North Wingfield
1730.Admon of Francis Clay of North Wingfield.
1731. Admon of Thomas Clay of North Wingfield.
1793. Will of John Clay gentleman of North Wingfield.
1804.Will of Rowley Clay of Hillhouses. North Wingfield. gentleman.Late first Wife-Dorothy Lydia Clay with sons Richard and William--second wife Margaret with children Robert, Thomas,Dorothy, Martha, Sarah, Susannah and Peggy.
1804. Will of Thomas Clay. of North Wingfield.
1814. Admon of Richard Clay of North Wingfield.
1818. Will of John Clay of North Wingfield.
1829. Will of Francis Clay yeoman of North Wingfield.
1836. Will of Richard Clay of The Hill. North Wingfield.esq. Wife Elizabeth.daughter Eliza Penelope Clay. son Frederick Lord Clay with son Richard . Brother William Clay.--Request to be buried next to his father beneath his pew in North Wingfield church and a legacy of £100 interest left to the poor of Tupton to be paid yearly on St Thomas Day either in money, flannel or woollen cloth by the Rectors.
1866. Will of John Wilkinson Clay.Esq.Proved 17th October 1866. Witness Sarah Oakes widow (His Daughter). (Original at London Probate Office.).
1877. Will of Rowley Clay of North Wingfield died 10th April 1877 proved by Sarah Eyre.(London Probate Office).
 
North Wingfield Court Roll of Sir Francis Leake
(Derbyshire Record Office Ref.- M130)


1551 ? Robert Clay. North Wingfield. Listed.
1560. John Clay. North Wingfield. Juror.
1561. Richard Clay. North Wingfield. Listed.
1563. Robert Clay. North Wingfield. Listed.
1565. Thomas Clay. North Wingfield. Juror.
1565. Richard Clay of “Somsgress” in the Moreland Close. North Wingfield.
1566. Richard Clay of The Moreland. North Wingfield. Listed.
1567. Thomas Clay. North Wingfield. Juror.
1569. Richard Clay. Tupton. North Wingfield. Listed.
1569+70+71+72. Thomas Clay. North Wingfield. Juror.
1570+72. Thomas Clay. Tupton. North Wingfield. Listed.
1573. John Clay. North Wingfield. Juror.
1578+79+80. John Clay. North Wingfield. Listed.
1582+90. Thomas Clay North Wingfield. Juror.
1590+92. John Clay. North Wingfield. Listed.
1500s. Hugh Clay. North Wingfield. Juror.
 
John Clay of Tupton. North Wingfield. listed as a Freeholder. (Leake Cartulary - Derbyshire Record Office).
1574.Thomas Clay listed at “Fyshe Riddings Close” Tupton. North Wingfield. Rent 23s-4d. (Leake Cartulary).

North Wingfield Court Roll of Sir Francis Leake
(Staffordshire Record Office Ref.- D1798 HM37/42)

1611. Richard Clay. North Wingfield. Juror. -William Clay fined.
1612. Richard Clay. North Wingfield. Juror.
1613. Richard Clay. North Wingfield. Juror. - William Clay fined.
1623. Richard Clay. North Wingfield. Juror.

Park Hall. North Wingfield
1611. Robert Clay fine 4d for breaking the assise of bread and ale.
1612. John Clay and Robert Clay fined.
1614. Presentment of widow Clay. Pro Consumila. 7d.

(See 'Clay Houses' in other part of Website).

North Wingfield Church
Postcard - St Lawrence's Church, North Wingfield. Sent 1908.

 

Extract from a poem about the 12 Ringers of Bells at North Wingfield church for the year 1688. (DAJ.1896.vol 18).
 
etc,etc - The next is William Mottershaw who can the first bell troule,
             So can my little Tommy Clay that pretty loving soul.
             John Brelsford often rings behind,he will pull far apart,
             Besides theres honest Edward Clay will make his bell to start.
 
(Probably Thomas Clay age 12 son of Isaac baptised 1676 -- and Edward Clay who was having children baaptised from late 1600s ).
 

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