Monuments and Memorials
A monument in black stone records the gift of a close, the income from which
was to be paid to the poor.
|The very Rev Robert Marsden Arcdeacon of Nottingham, & Rector of
this Parish gave a Close called the little Grange to his successors the
Rectors of Rempstonefor ever under the obligation upon the rector yearly
upon or about St Thomas’s day* to pay fifty shillings to six, eight,
or ten of the most needy & deserving per sons in the said town of
Rempstone always reckoning in that number the clerk for the time being & him
or her who teaches the children the Church Catechism.
* St Thomas’s day is the 21st of December.
Plaque behind the pulpit with inscription, arms and crest.
|IN MEMORY OF
JOHN SMITH WRIGHT ESQUIRE
THE GRATEUL INHABITANTS
M: DCC: XLVIII
Arms:Sable on a chevron argent between three unicorns’ head gules.
unicorns head erased argent, armed and maned or, for Wright.
TO THE MEMORY OF
IOHN GLOVER HILL, OF COSTOCK,
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
SEPTR THE 6TH 1821,
AGED 46 YEARS.
John & Ellen Entwisle
Two monuments with the same crest, identical apart from the wording.
Left - John Entwisle
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED TO PERPETUATE
THE MEMORY OF
JOHN ENTWISLE, ESQUIRE
OF FOXHOLES HALL, IN THE COUNTY OF LANCASTER;
WHO DIED THE 16TH DEC : 1817
AGED 73 YEARS;
AND IS INTERRED WITH HIS BELOVED WIFE
IN THE VAULT BENEATH.
Arms:Argent on a bend engrailed sable three mullets of the field, Entwistle,
impaling Gules, a fret or, Lyle.
Right - Ellen Entwisle
The right side is to the memory of Ellen Entwistle, eldest daughter of Hugh
Lyle, Esq., of Coleraine in the kingdom of Ireland, 31 years the wife of John
Entwistle, Esq., of Foxholes Hall, in the County of Lancaster, by whom she
had eleven children, nine of whom, with their father, survive. She died at
Rempstone Lodge, May 3rd, 1813, aged 58 years.
Arms as above
There is an inscription on a large brass plate over a vault in the centre
of the nave.
|Beneath in a vault are deposited the remains of John Davys of Rempstone,
gentleman who died April 23 1783 aged 63. Also Ann Davys, mother of the
said John Davys, daughter and sole heiress of Gabriel Hebb of Rempstone,
gentleman. She died AD 1773. Also Joan, third wife of the said John Davys
who died November 30 1779. Also Hebb Davys, brother of the said John
Davys, he was buried March 27 1777. Also Fernando Davys, second son of
the said John Davys by Elizabeth Campion his first wife, he died June
11 1784 aged 37. Also John Davys eldest son of John Davys of Loughborough
by Sophie Wigley, he died November 7 1794 aged 15. Also the above Sophie
Davys, daughter of Rev B Wigley, incumbent of Sawley, Nottinghamshire,
she died April 17 1797 aged 60. Also Dorothy Dinsdale, eldest daughter
of John Davys of Rempstone. Also John Davys, son of the first named John
Davys, gentleman of Castle Donnington formerly of Loughborough and Rempstone
who died aged 62 and was buried February 23 1807. The Right Rev George
Davys Lord Bishop of Peterborough died aged 83 on April 18 1864 and is
buried at Peterborough.