This pipe was referred to as a churchwarden's pipe. The box contained 4 pipes, each 20 inches long, and packed in chaff.
Made by Wm Southorn & Co, of Salop - Celebrated Best Broseley 20in Smoke Room Pipe - for the 1851 Great Exhibition.
Additional Information from Rushden Parish register 285P/205 1559-1726
d of Mr Jn & Mrs Mary born at Robt ACHURCH's
KELYSON & MAY
the witnesses were Nathaniel MAY Mary ABRUM Alice (Halles) FORTUNE
MA & Rector of Heyford - aged 31 he was born Dec 27 1647
w of Mr John Minister buried in the upper part of the Middle Chancel
Rector of this parish buried in the upper part of Middle Chancel
List of the Rectors and the Churchwardens named with the entries