A late 17th century oak bible box, with a carved arcaded front and iron clasp and hinges. Containing a family bible.
The Holy Bible printed by M. Brown of Newcastle upon Tyne, dated MDCCXCI (1791).
The interior of the bible has handwritten family history, starting with the marriage of Robert Stephens to Elizabeth Walker in 1842.
Dimensions of box:
Height: 17 cm | 6.75 in
Width: 54 cm | 21.25 in
Depth: 32 cm | 12.5 in