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John Bell Crompton
Banker, Irongate, Derby

Born: 12 January 1785 at Duffield, Derbyshire, christened 12 January 1785 at St Werburgh, Derby.  Died 17 February 1860 at Duffield Hall, Duffield, Derbyshire.
Son of: John Crompton (1753-1834) and Elizabeth Bell (1765?-1807).
Brother of :
1. Gilbert Crompton (1786-1844) who married Deborah Catherine Bosley (????-1879).
2. Elizabeth Hall (nee Crompton, 1789-1836) who married Thomas Kirkpatrick Hall (1776-1865).
3. Sarah Maria Hope (nee Crompton, 17??-18??) who married Charles Robert Hope.
John married: 8 September 1810 in Morley, Yorkshire, Jane Sacheverell Sitwell (17??-1852).
John and Jane had issue:
1. Jane Hall (nee Crompton, 1811-1835) who married Lorenzo Kirkpatrick Hall.
2. Lucy Elizabeth Crompton (1813?-????).

John Bell Crompton: An Overview

My knowledge of John Crompton comes from information supplied to me by Sheila Howells who has researched this from many sources including the Crompton Papers in the Derby Local History Library.

A note from Elizabeth Ford reads:
I live in the parish of Newborough, Staffordshire, England and in the church is a plaque which reads 'In memory of Elizabeth daughter of John Crompton Esq of the Lilies Derbyshire and wife of Thomas Kirkpatrick Hall Esq of Hollybush in this parish who died on the 13th of November 1836 in the 26th year of her marriage also 48th year of her age. Most truly beloved and lamented. Also of Thomas Kirkpatrick Hall, born April 9th 1776 died January 3 1865'.  The present church dedicated to All Saints was only consecrated in 1901 and this plaque, along with others was taken from the previous church.
Also in the church are :-
(Lecturn) 'In memory of Emma Selina Hall d Ap 24 1869 and of Lorenzo Kirkpatrick Hall d Aug 24 1888 this lecturn is dedicated to the glory of God by Kathleen Mary Parker, her husband William Biddulph Parker and their three other daughters; Jane Emma, Edith Millicent and Evelyn Constance Hall AD 1900'.
(Organ) 'To the glory of God and in affectionate memory of their fathers Charles John Clay and Lorenzo Kirkpatrick Hall this organ for many years a Hollybush is presented and enlarged by Arthur Joseph Clay and re-erected in this place by Edward Kirkpatrick Hall September 27 1913'.
(Bells) 'AD 1900. The four b=old bells were recast and the fifth given by Edward Kirkpatrick Hall to the glory of God and in memory of his parents Lorenzo Kirkpatrick and Emma Selina Hall of Hollybush' (Hollybush is a large country house, still in existence today in the parish).I hope this is of interest
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