Category: General

Philip Doddridge

Philip Doddridge and Smallpox

Philip Doddridge is in danger of being forgotten by the current residents of Northampton, but in the 18th century he was at the forefront of innovations in health care that shaped what we do today. Doddridge was a prominent Congregationalist minister in the town from 1729-1751. The church which he pastored may have reverted its […]

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Lost Villages in Northamptonshire

The Deserted Medieval Villages Another are another “lost” landscape feature of Northamptonshire. These were extensively researched between 1958 and 1965 and comprehensive details appeared in 1966 as “The Deserted Villages of Northamptonshire” by K. J. Allison, M.W. Beresford and J.G. Hurst. Maurice Beresford subsequently edited a comprehensive gazetteer of lost villages in the UK in […]

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Welcome to “Miscellanea Edintone”

Welcome to my Edintone blog!  What is it all about, you ask?  This blog supplements my website with items of interest.  It might be because they are a little outside the scope of my site or I have not found a home for them yet, or responses to questions and points made by readers of my […]

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