East Bridgford
St Peter

Monuments and Memorials

The memorials are listed by areas as follows:

Chancel - North Wall
Chancel - South Wall
North Aisle
South Aisle
Chancel Floor
Nave Floor
North Aisle Floor

Chancel - North Wall

Memorials on North Wall of Chancel

1Grey alabaster pentagonal background, white alabaster plaque of same shape with Roman upper case.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
GEORGE BEAUMONT
OF EAST BRIDGFORD
BORN 1ST DECEMBER 1825
DIED 17TH MARCH 1899

ALSO OF EMMA, HIS WIFE
WHO DIED 16TH JULY 1907
AGED 68 YEARS

Made by Hoyles, Nottingham.

2Grey alabaster rectangular background, white alabaster rectangular memorial with Roman lettering in upper case.

IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF
ANN
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
GEORGE BEAUMONT
WHO DIED 26TH JULY 1870, AGED 73 YEARS
ALSO OF THE ABOVE-NAMED
GEORGE BEAUMONT
WHO DIED 26TH MARCH 1882 AGED 86 YEARS

Maker’s name not clear

3Grey alabaster sarcophagus with curved lid, in the centre of which an urn, with tablet on the front in white alabaster with Roman lettering in upper case, Latin in Roman upper and lower case.

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
AN AFFECTIONATE HUSBAND,
KIND FATHER AND SINCERE FRIEND
PHILIP PALMER ESQ.R
WHO DIED JULY 14TH 1832
AGED 63
ALSO
SOPHIA, RELICT OF THE ABOVE
WHO SURVIVED HIM NEARLY 30 YEARS
AND DEPARTED MAY 14TH 1862
AGED 82

Requiescant in pace
Resurgant in gloria

Made by Booth, Nottingham

4Grey, rectangular slate background with white, rectangular marble inscription tablet with Roman upper case lettering.

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
WALTER BEAUMONT
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
APRIL XIITH MDCCCXLI
AGED LXXIV YEARS
ALSO OF CAROLINE HIS WIFE
WHO DIED IVTH OF MARCH MDCCCLXI
IN HER XCTH YEAR

Made by J.E. Hall, Nottm.

5Polygonal grey background with white polygonal memorial plaque with Roman upper case lettering.

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
FRANCES HUTHWAITE
HALF SISTER OF CHARLOTTE THE WIFE OF
THE REVD. THOS BEAUMONT OF THIS PARISH
IN WHOSE FAMILY SHE RESIDED
IN UNINTERRUPTED HAPPINESS
UPWARDS OF EIGHT AND THIRTY YEARS
SHE DIED MOST SINCERELY BELOVED AND
LAMENTED THE 14TH DAY OF JULY 1820
AGED 56

6Pyramidal with rectangular base with additional plaque below in Roman upper case.

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF CHARLOTTE THE BELOVED WIFE OF
THE REVD. THOS. BEAUMONT
OF THIS PARISH WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 13TH DAY OF NOVR. 1830 HAVING LIVED IN THE
UNDISTURBED ENJOYMENT OF CONJUGAL HAPPINESS WITH HER
AFFECTIONATE HUSBAND DURING A PERIOD OF 33 YEARS.
THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF HER WHO IN LIFE
WAS EVER MOST SINCERELY AND AFFECTIONATELY BELOVED
AND AT DEATH MOST SINCERELY AND DESERVEDLY LAMENTED
BY HER AFFECTIONATE HUSBAND.

ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF MARY ELIZABETH DAUGHTER OF
THE ABOVE NAMED THOS. AND CHARLOTTE BEAUMONT WHO DIED
AT NOTTINGHAM JANY. 19TH 1786 IN THE 9TH YEAR OF HER AGE.
HER REMAINS ARE INTERRED IN THE CHANCEL
OF ST NICHOLAS’S CHURCH IN THAT TOWN.
HEU UNICA!

Additional panel added below:

IN THE SAME VAULT AT THE FOOT OF THIS MONUMENT LIES
THE BODY OF THE REVD. THOMAS BEAUMONT, M.A. WHO DIED
25TH AUGT. 1835 THE FAITHFUL AND AFFECTIONATE HUSBAND
OF THE ABOVE NAMED CHARLOTTE BEAUMONT.
HE WAS DESCENDED FROM THE ANCIENT FAMILY OF THE
BEAUMONTS OF YORKSHIRE, AND FOR MANY YEARS WAS
AN ACTIVE MAGISTRATE FOR THIS COUNTY, HIGHLY
ESTEEMED BY HIS FRIENDS AND TRULY BELOVED
BY HIS FAMILY.
HE SURVIVED HIS WIFE FOUR YEARS, MOURNING, NOT
MURMURING FOR HER LOSS, BUT LOOKING FORWARD
“WITH JOY UNSPEAKABLE” TO THE MOMENT WHEN
THROUGH THE MERITS AND INTERCESSION OF OUR
REDEEMER, HE SHOULD BE AGAIN UNITED TO HER IN
THE GLORY OF THE FATHER.

Made by Booth, Nottingham

7Grey polygonal base with white polygonal memorial plaque with Roman upper case lettering.

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
ABEL BEAUMONT
WHO DEPARTD THIS LIFE 24TH JANY. 1856
AGED 65 YEARS

ALSO OF JANE HIS WIFE
WHO DIED 26TH OCTR. 1854 IN THE
42ND YEAR OF HER AGE

8Rectangular sandstone slab with mitre incised centre top. Roman upper and lower case with name in upper case and rubricated upper case in career details.

In thanksgiving for the life of
BERNARD MARKHAM
1907-1984
Priest
Sometime Bishop of Nassau
and the Bahamas
Rector of this Parish and
Assistant Bishop of Southwell
1972-1977

9Sandstone with Celtic design on left and centre top. Upper and lower case Roman lettering with initial uppercase A rubricated.

Stone to unkown first preacher
A stone in honour of the unknown
who first preached Christ where now
stands this church the most ancient
as yet proven of this diocese
1954

Chancel - South Wall

Memorials on South Wall of Chancel

10A memorial with ornate surround, as shown:

Priaulx MemorialPriaulx

Underneath lieth the Body of
Mrs Cælia Priaulx
Relict of Peter Priaulx D.D.
who died May 11th 1751
Aged 86 years

Also the Body of
The Revd. Peter Priaulx B.D.
their son
who died March 18th 1783;
Aged 80 years.
Having been Fortyone years
Rector of this Parish
In Him the Poor have lost
A Friend and Benefactor.

11A brass rectangular plate, with Gothic upper and lower case lettering, the upper case rubricated.

To the Glory of God
and in loving memory of
The Rev. Arthur Alcock Barker, B.D.
late Fellow of Magdalene College Oxford,
for 37 years Rector of this Parish,
who died on Oct. 18th 1897, aged 77 years.
“Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.”

Made by J. Wipple & Co. Ltd., Exeter & London.

12A brass rectangular plate

In Memorium
Alice Barker, Wife of Arthur Alcock Barker
Rector of this Parish and daughter of Rev. Thomas Baily Wright
Vicar of Wrangle. Born July 15, 1833. Died at Dinan, France
June 17 1891

13Black house-shaped base with white similar shaped plaque. Roman upper case.

Marriot memorial

IN THE VAULT BENEATH ARE DEPOSITED
THE REMAINS OF ANN MARRIOTT SISTER IN LAW OF
THE REVd. RD. Wm. HUTCHINS RECTOR OF EAST BRIDGFORD
WHO DIED 23RD DEC. 1834 AGED 40 YEARS

ALSO THOSE OF SABINA EMILY MARIA DAUGHTER
OF THE ABOVE REVD. RD. Wm. HUTCHINS & ELISA HIS WIFE
WHO DIED 22ND FEBRY. 1839 AGED 2 YEARS & 3 MONTHS

AND OF MARY WIFE OF SOLOMON MARRIOTT ESQUIRE & ALSO
MOTHER IN LAW OF THE SAID REVD. RD. Wm. HUTCHINS WHO
DIED 12TH APRIL 1840 AGED 67 YEARS

LIKEWISE OF REVD. RD. Wm. HUTCHINS B.D.
RECTOR OF THIS PARISH FOR THIRTY TWO YEARS
WHO DIED 11TH SEPT 1859 IN THE 77TH YEAR OF HIS AGE

ALSO IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF
ELIZA HUTCHINS HIS WIFE
WHO DIED ON THE 17TH MARCH 1864
AGED 65 YEARS
AND WAS BURIED AT GILSTON, HERTS.

14Stone rectangular panel with Roman upper case.

IN MEMORY OF
FRANCES BELOVED DAUGHTER
OF JAMES AND ANN ATKINSON
OF CLEE IN THE COUNTY OF LINCOLN
WHO DIED 12TH MAY 1848
AGED 17 YEARS

North Aisle

Memorials on the North Aisle walls

1Irregular shaped black marble slab with Roman upper case, set in east wall of north aisle. The remains of a larger monument destroyed when transept was taken down.

Irregular shaped memorial on east wall of north aisle
HIC REQVIESCIT GABRIELIS BRVNTS DE
BRIDGFORD GENER : VIR OPTIMIS NATVRAE
INGENIJQ; CDOTIBo PPOLITVS, QVI CVM ISA-
BELLA VXORE NVP : FILIÂ ROLAND DAND
DE MAVSFEILD WOODHOVSE GENER : P
SPACIV QVADRAGINT : ANNOR : VIXIT . P QVAM
SEPTEM FILIOS & QVATVOR FILIAS HA-
BVIT; QVIQ, IN TERRÂ MORAVIT AD
ANNVM SEPVAGESSIMV TERTIV
ÆTATIS SVÆ & 13o DIE JVLIJ
ANNO DNI : 1638 PA-
CIFICE IN DNO :
OBDORMIVIT

2House shaped black base with house shaped white memorial insribed in Roman upper case lettering.

TO THE MEMORY OF ROWLAND HEATHCOTE
HACKER ESQ. LIEUTENANT COLONEL OF
THE LATE NEWFOUNDLAND FENCIBLES AND
YOUNGEST SON OF THE LATE REVD.
EDWARD HEATHCOTE AND CATHERINE HIS
WIFE OF THIS PLACE.
HE LIVED BELOVED BY ALL HIS RE-
LATIONS AND FRIENDS - AND DIED -
AGED FIFTY FIVE YEARS SINCERELY
LAMENTED

Made by Earnshaw, Nottm.

3Lancet shaped stone with upper and lower case Roman, names in upper case.

The Heathcote memorial
In the family vault near this place
lie the remains
of the Revd. EDWARD HEATHCOTE A M
who departed this life 13 April 1801
in the 76 year of his age
also
of CATHERINE his wife
who was the eldest and last survivor
of the three daughters and Coheiresses of
ROBERT HACKER Esq.
formerly of East Bridgford
who departed this life 3 Decr. 1818
in the 86 years of her age
And
Of two of their daughters (viz)
ARABELLA who died 17 Mar 1781 aged 7 years
& DOROTHY who died 10 May 1791
aged 14 years.

Made by Wallis and Marshall, Newark.

4Painted and gilded memorial with human figures:

Hacker memorial
HERE LIETH BURIED YE BODIES OF JOHN HACKER
OF BRIDGFORD ESQR. & MARGARET HIS WIFE, WHO LEFT
ISSUE 4 SONNES & 2 DAUGHTER, HEE DEPTED Ts LIFE Ye
28TH OF MARCH Ao DMI 1620, & SHEE DEPTED Ts LIFE
YE 5th OF JANUARY 1627, IN WHOSE MEMORY THEIR
SAID CHILDREN HAVE ERECTED Ts MONUMENT.

5Rectangular slate with Roman upper case

TO THE MEMORY OF ROBERT BRUNTS
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE XXII DAY
OF OCTOBER 1676 AGED LXXX YEARS
ALSO JANE HIS WIFE WHO DEPARTED
THIS LIFE YE XX DAY OF AUGUST 1659
AGED XLVIII YEARS
ALSO TWO SONS OF THE AFORESAID
ROBERT AND JANE BRUNTS
ROWLAND THEIR FIRST SON DEPARTED THIS
LIFE THE XXI DAY OF JULY 1637
AGED VII YEARS
NATHANIAL THEIR THIRD SON DEPARTED
THIS LIFE XXTH DAY OF JULY 1637
AGED ONE YEAR
UNTO YM WRE BORNE 5 SONS & 5 DAUGHTERS

6White slab inset into the wall with Roman upper and lower case

To the memory of
JANE
the wife of
The Revd EDWD HEATHCOTE A.M.
& only child of JOHN COCK ESQR
of Chesterfield in the County of
DERBY
She died 18th Decr 1809
in the 39th year of her age
leaving an affectionate husband
six sons and three daughters
to lament their irreparable loss.

7A rectangular stone slab with Roman upper case.

THIS TABLET COMMEMORATES
THE USEFUL LIFE OF
ARTHUR RICHARDSON
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE AND SOMETIME
MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR NOTTINGHAM
BORN AT EAST BRIDGFORD 5TH FEBRUARY 1860
DIED AT EDWALTON NOTTINGHAM 27TH JUNE 1936
“HE HATH SHOWED THEE WHAT IS GOOD”
MICAH VI.8

8Black house shaped base with similar shaped white slab with Roman upper case.

TO THE MEMORY OF
THE REV RALPH HEATHCOTE A.M.
OF THIS PLACE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE III DAY OF FEBRUARY MDCCCXL
AGED LXX YEARS
ALSO OF ANN HIS WIFE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE X DAY OF JUNE MDCCCXXXIX
AGED LXII YEARS

9Black house shaped base with similar white slab with Roman upper case

IN MEMORY OF
ROWLAND HEATHCOTE HACKER ESQRE
OF EAST BRIDGFORD
THIRD SON OF THE LATE
REVD EDWARD HEATHCOTE
OF CHESTERFIELD
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON THE
X DAY OF OCTOBER MDCCCLXXIX AGED LXXVI YEARS
ALSO OF AGNES HIS WIFE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE MARCH III MDCCCXC
AGED LXXXIII YEARS

10Black house shaped base with similar white slab with Roman upper case.

IN MEMORY OF
JOHN HEATHCOTE HACKER ESQRE
OF EAST BRIDGFORD
THIRD SON OF THE LATE
REVD EDWARD HEATHCOTE
OF CHESTERFIELD
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON THE
XIX DAY OF OCTOBER MDCCCLXX
AGED LXXVI YEARS

11Black house shaped base with white similar shaped slab with Roman upper case.

TO THE MEMORY OF
THE REV. EDWARD HEATHCOTE A.M.
OF CHESTERFIELD IN THE COUNTY OF DERBY
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE VII DAY OF APRIL IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD
MDCCCXLIV
AGED LXXXII YEARS
HIS REMAINS ARE DEPOSITED IN THE
FAMILY VAULT NEAR THIS PLACE
Recess for wall tomb,
believed to be of John Babington

12Recess for a wall-tomb with square jambs surmounted by an arch. Thoroton says it contained an alabaster slab inscribed with the name of John Babington who died in 1409. Above the arch are Babington’s arms carved on a stone shield.

South Aisle

Memorials on the South Aisle wall

1House shaped black background with similar shaped white slab with Roman upper case.

IN MEMORY OF
PETER BROOKE ESQ
LIEUTENANT IN THE ROYAL NAVY
DIED XXV MARCH MDCCCXLI
AGED LII YEARS
A BRAVE OFFICER AND BENEVOLENT MAN
ALSO IN MEMORY OF
FRANCES BROOKE
WIDOW AND RELICT OF THE ABOVE
DIED XIX MAY MDCCCLIV

2A rectangular brass plate with Roman upper and lower case

In loving memory of ELSIE
MILWARD second daughter
of J.P. Chaworth-Musters Esq.
of Annesley Park Nottingham-
shire died 15 October 1954 aged
69 years and her husband
GERVASE G. MILWARD
died 10 February 1968 aged
83 years

Chancel Floor

Memorials on the Chancel Floor

1Incised inscription and floriated cross

JOHANNES: DE: STANFORD: QUONDAM: RECTOR: ECCLIE:
DE: ESTBRIGEFORD: CUIUS: AIE: PROPICIETUR: DS: ET
DIM CRISTIANORU: ANI

2Incised slab

the
REV PETER PRIAULX
B.D.
Obit 18 day of March 1783
aet LXXX

3Incised slab

C.B.
ob: 13th Nov
1830

4Incised slab

THE FAMILY VAULT
OF
THE REVD R.W. HUTCHINS
RECTOR
(remainder eroded)

5Incised slab

ROBERT BRUNTS
GENT. AND JANE
HIS WIFE

6Incised slab

W.B.
Obit 12th April
1841

7Incised slab

Apart from name WILL BEAUMONT, too eroded to decipher.

Nave Floor

Monuments on the Nave Floor

1Square brass plate sans serif upper case

BENEATH
LIE THE REMAINS OF
THOMAS FOSTER
WHO DIED 23rd NOV 1848
AGED 87 YEARS
BENEATH
ALSO
DOROTHY SHEPERD FOSTER
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED 25th MARCH 1846
AGED 79 YEARS

North Aisle Floor

Monuments on the North Aisle floor

1Incised slab

JONATHAN
BRUNTS
DEPARTED Ts. LIFE YE 8 OF
APRIL 1638
AGED 7 YEARS

2Brass plate too worn to decipher.

3Large incised slab:

G B