Includes a) 2 porringers, b) a dish and c) 2 plates.
Barnstaple Dissenters' Silver by John Elston of Exeter, 17051708
© Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon
- A) 14.5 cm high, b) 32 cm diameter, c) 23 cm diameter
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,563 ( Total: £9,500)
- Acquired in:
- Trustees of the United Reformed Church
The Reverend Jonathan Hanmer refused to accept the Act of Uniformity after the restoration of Charles II in 1662 but continued to preach in private houses and helped to establish the Dissenters in 1672.
Given to Castle Meeting, Barnstaple by Mary Gammon, 1707; merged with Cross Street Meeting; merged to form United Reformed Church.
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