Babworth All Saints

Features and Fittings

Chancel

Piscina

Piscina

In the south wall of the chancel is a piscina with chamfered surround.

Nave

Font

The font dates from 1878 and was given to the church in memory of Launcelot E B Bridgeman Simpson (who died in infancy in 1854) by his mother.

A brass plate on the base of the font reads:

+ IN LOVING MEMORY OF LAUNCELOT E B BRIDGEMAN SIMPSON BORN JUNE 15 -
DIED OCT 10 1854. THIS FONT IS GIVEN TO BABWORTH CHURCH BY HIS MOTHER 1878

The font cover is made from the same wood as the Mayflower II, a replica of the original Mayflower, which sailed from Plymouth to New Plymouth in 1957.

Pulpit

Pulpit

The wooden pulpit has blind tracery and commemorates Richard Hodgkinson of Morton Grange. It was installed during the restoration of 1877-78.

North Aisle

Mayflower model

Next to the organ in the north aisle is a scale model of the Mayflower.

It was made by a prisoner from Ranby prison using approximately 14,000 matchsticks.

 

Vestry

In the vestry are two benefaction boards, a wooden donations box and a metal box (made by C. Taylor of Retford) used for storing the parish registers:

Benefactions board Benefactions board Donations box Parish registers box