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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D5430/42
TitleRevd Charles Sisum Wright (1840-1903)
DescriptionCharles was the second son of James Farewell Wright of Sheffield. His elder brother John Farewell died in 1864. James Farewell Wright had inherited half of the Eyam estate; the remainder had passed to his brother John Wright and to John's unmarried daughters, including Harriet Elizabeth Wright (1845-1915), with whom Charles corresponded frequently on estate matters.

Charles gained a BA from Trinity College, Dublin, in 1862 and a MA in 1870. He was curate of St Peter's, Sheffield, from 1863 to 1866, was appointed as the first vicar of the church of St Silas, Sheffield, in 1866, was Vicar of Doncaster from 1878 to 1886, and finally Rector of Stokesley, North Yorkshire, from 1886 until his death in 1903. He was also a Canon of York and Prebendary of Osbaldwick.

He married Charlotte Elizabeth Jervis in 1863 and had a son, William Peter, and a daughter, Emily Georgina.
RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
Archive CreatorWright family of Eyam Hall
Related MaterialSee D5430/34/13 for a cash ledger used by J W Wright's executors, Dec 1853-Feb 1854, which was re-used [by Revd Charles Sisum Wright and Revd William Peter Wright?] as a rent/estate account book [apparently relating to properties in Sheffield], Sep 1901-Mar 1906
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