Babworth All Saints

Glass

East window
by Wailes

Chancel

The east window was produced by William Wailes in 1855.

There are three memorial windows in the south wall of the chancel.

The window on the east is in memory of Lieutenant Arthur Hardolph Eyre, who was killed in 1874 during the last engagement of the Ashanti War. He died leading the advance on Coomassie (now Kumasi in Ghana) aged 24.

The window in the centre commemorates Mary and Alec Bridgeman.

The one on the west is to Lady Frances Laura Bridgeman Simpson who died in 1887. The inscription reads:

In memory of
Lady Frances Laura wife of the Rev William Bridgeman Simpson
and daughter of Charles William fifth Earl Fitzwilliam K.G.
Born 22 Oct 1813 Married 23 June 1837 Died 25 March 1887

Window to
A. H. Eyre

Detail of the
Eyre window
Window to Mary
and Alec Bridgeman
Detail of the
Bridgeman
window

Window to

Lady Frances Laura
Bridgeman Simpson

North Aisle

In the north wall are two more memorial windows.

The easternmost window is in memory of the Reverend Edmund Francis Jessup, Rector of Babworth 1950-84, honorary chaplain to the forces and chaplain of Ranby Prison. The inscription reads:

This window was given by his family and friends in memory of
the Reverend Edmund Francis Jessup Rector of this Parish 1950 – 1984,
Honorary Chaplain to the Forces, and Prison Chaplain.

The westernmost window is to Albert Verney Hirst (1904-81), a local farmer. The inscription reads:

IN MEMORY OF
ALBERT VERNEY
--- HIRST ---
1904 – 1981
WHO LIVED AND

FARMED NEAR HERE
FOR 57 YEARS

North aisle window to
the Rev E. F. Jessup

Detail of the
Jessup window
showing the
Mayflower

North aisle window
to A. V. Hirst

Detail of the
Hirst window

Tower

West window

by Kempe
Detail of the
west window

The west window is by Charles Kempe and dates from 1879.