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  • Nicholas Chamberlaine Charities

    Although little remembered by most people, Saturday 4th February 1664 was an auspicious date for Bedworth. This cold Winter’s day marked the arrival of Nicholas Chamberlaine in the small town to take up his post as the new Rector for the Parish Church of All Saints. This was the start of a pivotal chapter in Bedworth’s history, the impact of which continues to the present day and will do so well into the future.

    Nicholas was born in 1632 at Whitnash on the south side of Leamington Spa. He was born to a wealthy family, the Chamberlaines of Astley.

    Nicholas lived during a very troubled time in our history – that of the  ill-fated Stuarts. He was just 16 when King … more