Nuthall St Patrick
Monuments and Memorials
Chancel, south wall.
1Wall monument, shield
White alabaster centre surrounded by grey marble
|The Revd. THOMAS NIXON. A B.
Rector of this Parish,
Who died July 18th 1786
Aged 64 Years.
Relict of the above,
Who died March 6th 1814
Aged 71 Years
2Large, oblong shaped,
wall monument with central shield
Freestone painted black with thick frame of alabaster.
|Near this place lyeth the Body of James
Farewell Esqr. Son and Heir of Sr. John
Farewell Kt. Who was one of the young
er Brothers of Sr. George Farewell late of
HILL BISHOPPS in the County of SOMER
SET Kt. He dyed the 28th day of August
In the year of our Lord 1710
And of his Age 63
3Wall monument, rectangular
with curved top
Centre of white alabaster surrounded by thick black slate.
LIE INTERRED THE
MORTAL REMAINS OF THE
REV: THOMAS NIXON, M.A.
VICAR OF GREAT DALBY LEICESTERSHIRE;
ELDEST SON OF
JOHN NIXON ESQ: BY ELIZABETH HIS WIFE,
HE DIED TO THE GREAT GRIEF OF
HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS,
THE 6TH. DAY OF JUNE, 1838,
AGED 34 YEARS.
shaped wall monument
Centre, white alabaster, edged with inlaid of gold coloured marble, outer
section mottled grey slate.
Sacred to the Memory of
Elizabeth, the Wife of John Nixon,
Who died the 2nd. Day of May 1806;
In the 25th. Year of her Age;
Whose amiable Disposition and Christian Virtues,
Endeared her to an extensive Circle of Friends,
By whom her Loss is deeply regretted,
And particularly by an afflicted Husband,
Who has inscribed this Tablet
As a Memorial of conjugal Affection.
Her Remains are interred in a Vault beneath,
With those of two of her Children,
Mary Ann, and Frances Elizabeth,
Who died in their Infancy.
Centre, white alabaster rimmed with thin band of gold coloured marble, outer
section of grey slate.
Sacred to the Memory of
John Nixon, Esquire, one of the
Magistrates of the Town of Nottingham
and third Son of the Revd. Thos.
formerly Rector of this Parish.
He died 20th. December 1838
Aged 69 Years.
Leaving to survive him a Daughter by his first, and two
Sons and two Daughters by his second Wife.
Three children by his second Wife and two by the first died in their
His example remains a memorial to his friends,
His works follow him. Rev. Chap XIV Ver. 13.
Also of Matilda, his second Wife
Who died Augt. 22nd.
Aged 67 years
Boun grave slab
of two daughters
6Large alabaster grave
Much degraded; located to the north-west side of the rood-screen below the
Two full length figures, male and female and better preserved figures of
five small children at their feet. Inscription round the edge:
|Here lie Edwardi Boun, Gentn. And Isabella his Wife, Daughter of
Edmunde Hunt, Gent, which Edwardi died the 12 of December in the year
1558, and the saide Isabella the 13 of July in the year 1562; on whose
souls God have mercy. Amen.
Edward Boun expressed a wish to be “buried in the chancel in the place
between his stall and the sepulture of John Asycough Esq.” (Torre Testamental
Sadly, the stone is becoming increasingly eroded, due now to its position
below the lectern. It has been moved from various places in the church. During Stretton’s visit
to the church in 1819 there were several alabaster floorstones, including
the Boun stone, which was then by the south door - hardly the best place
for a floorstone!
Nave, south wall
rectangular shaped monument
to the memory of
Robt. Ireland and Mary his Wife
He died Oct 31st 1736, and
She died August 20th 1740.
Also of William Ireland
their Son who died Augst. 24th 1770
Aged 75 Years.
Likewise of MARY his Wife
who died Nov 6th 1778
Aged 68 Years.
Also of MARY, Daughter of the above
William & Mary Ireland
who died Septr 13th 1790
Aged 45 Years
and of ROBERT their Son,
Who died 24th May 1799
Aged 55 Years.
died August 15th 1825
Aged 79 Years
8Small rectangular monument
Alabaster with black lettering:
|IN MEMORY OF
THE HONBLE FRANCES BARBARA
WIFE OF THE HONBLE AND REVD.
JOHN VENABLES VERNON,
RECTOR OF THIS PLACE,
BORN NOVR 8TH 1800
DIED DECR 7TH 1848.
Beautiful green slate.
|TO THE MEMORY OF
WIFE OF THE REVEREND
RECTOR OF NUTHALL
BORN 25TH MAY 1935
DIED 16TH OCTOBER 1998.
On the floor of the tower are three large red sandstone slabs, all very worn.
10Large red sandstone
|Here Lyeth the body of
ELIZABETH FAIRWELL the
Wife of James Farewell
Eqr. Who departed this
Life the - July 1711
In the 61 [?] Year of her Age.
11Large red sandstone
12Large, red sandstone
Very worn. A brass plaque inset at later date. M.N. incised deeply at base
of slab commemorates the second wife of John Nixon. (His
first wife and himself are commemorated on monuments
THE BODY OF
on the brass plaque:
Died 14 Feb 1820
Aged 8 months
JAMES KELSAL NIXON
Died 4 May 1826
Aged 5 months
North aisle wall
Inner stone pale grey marble framed in black and grey marble:
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
OF NUTHALL TEMPLE
BORN SEPTEMBER 16TH. 1853. DIED MAY 10TH 1926.
RECTOR OF THIS PLACE 1879 TO 1914
AND LORD OF THE MANORS AND PATRON OF THE LIVINGS
OF NUTHALL AND HAWTON. CO. NOTTS. 1913 TO 1926.
ALSO OF ALICE HIS WIFE.
DAUGHTER OF CAPTAIN JOHN TROTTER
OF DYRHAM PARK, CO. HERTFORD,
WHO DIED SEPTEMBER 10TH. 1906,
WHOSE MEMORY WE VENERATE AND
WHOSE EXAMPLE WE ENDEAVOUR TO FOLLOW.
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY HIS CHILDREN.
Rectangular with rounded top; black lettering and patterned edges:
CHRIST IS ALL
IN MEMORY OF
ROBERT HOLDEN ESQR.
OF NUTTALL TEMPLE
BORN JULY 24TH. 1805
A MONUMENT OF GRACE,
A NOBLE EXAMPLE TO THE RICH,
AND AN UNFAILING FRIEND TO THE POOR.
HE LIVED IN HOLINESS BEFORE GOD
AND GREAT USEFULNESS TO MAN
AND FELL ASLEEP IN JESUS
NOVEMBER 11TH 1872.
15Large square brass plaque
|IN MEMORY OF EMMA
THE BELOVED WIFE OF ALEXANDER
ATKINSON HOLDEN OF NUTTALL TEMPLE, NOTTS.
WHO DIED DECEMBER 12TH 1878 TO THE GREAT GRIEF
OF HER HUSBAND AND CHILDREN, AGED 56 YEARS
“FOR EVER WITH THE LORD”
ALSO IN MEMORY OF
ALEXANDER ATKINSON HOLDEN, BORN IN SIN MAR. 29
1808, SAVED BY GRACE, DIED IN PEACE SEPTR. 23 1882
BEING JUSTIFIED BY FAITH WE HAVE PEACE WITH GOD.
16Large square brass
|“HIM THAT COMETH TO ME I WILL NO WISE CAST OUT.”
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
REV. A.A.HOLDEN, DIED JUNE 9 1876
AGED 32 YEARS; ALSO OF EDITH
KATHARINE, HIS WIFE, YOUNGEST DAUGHTER
OF J.C.WIGRAM. D.D. BISHOP OF ROCHESTER,
DIED NOVEMBER 17 1878, AGED 27 YEARS;
AND THEIR ONLY CHILD, EDWIN ATKINSON,
DIED AT ALGIERS, OCTOBER 27 1877, AGED
ONE YEAR AND SEVEN MONTHS; BURIED IN
THE ENGLISH CEMETERY THERE.
“THEM WHICH SLEEP IN JESUS WILL GOD BRING WITH HIM”
believed to be of
Sir Robert de Cokefield
of the head
of the effigy
Recessed in eastern end of north wall. Fine alabaster effigy, thought to
be Sir Robert de Cokefield c.1390
responsible for much of the rebuilding of this section of the church.
Inscribed along the bascinet covering the head of the effigy, an abbreviated
form of IHS Nasarenus:
Although, as the likely builder of the north aisle, Sir Robert’s
beautifully carved figure merited the position in the founder’s tomb,
the effigy fits uneasily in the roughly-hewn stone recess, which has been
cut away to accommodate the helm of the effigy. Was the effigy previously
The figure wears plate armour with a jewelled sword-belt, his head is on
a crested helm, his ringed hands joined as if in prayer, and a lion crouches
at his feet. The effigy is very well executed and detailed; it is said to
be one of the finest alabaster monuments in the county. It is also probably
a true likeness of the subject, depicting an elderly man with distinctive
features, rather than the stereo-type images so often seen. A difference
in the patterning on the armour suggests that the armour has been repaired
and also lends more credence to the effigy having been taken from life. (For
a detailed description see Fellows).
18Small wall plaque
Reddish stone covered with black paint:
|Here Lyeth the Body of
RICHARD SLATER Esq.
Patron of this Place, who
departed this Life y 17th
August in y of our Lord
1699, in y 65th year
of His Age.
And also the Bodies of Eli(?)
His wife, GEORGE POLE Esq.
And ELIZABETH HIS wife,
being the Daughter of
RICHARD SLATER ESQ.
And on the other side ye wall
Lyeth y Body of His other
Daughter FRANCES SLATER.
North aisle floor
Large, 13th century, priest’s grave slab of red sandstone, set into
the floor, midway along the north aisle; crudely incised with a two-stepped
cross with a missal and chalice on either side. The slab pre-dates this part
of the church, so must have been moved here from its original position at
Chancel, north wall
Oblong, alabaster with grey marble surround:
In memory of the
Revd. Charles Farnworth Nixon M.A.
late of Lincoln College Oxford,
and curate of Oxton, Notts.
He was the third son of
John Nixon Esqre. of Nottingham,
and Matilda his second wife,
and died at Clifton near Bristol,
December 13th 1854
aged 31 years
From his earliest years he was endeared to
all around him by the gentlest virtues of
childhood and youth; as he advanced in
life, these passed on into great strength of
character, without losing its first gentleness,
he was obviously, but most unostentatiously
to the praise of God’s grace, an earnest
Christian, a consistent Churchman and a
good minister of Jesus Christ.
Also in affectionate remembrance of
James Nixon Esqre.
Late of Beeston in this County
and the youngest son of the
Revd. Thomas Nixon
formerly Rector of this Parish; he died
November 12th. 1851 and his remains
are interred in the same grave, with those
of his Nephew, the above mentioned
Charles Farnworth Nixon.
White alabaster with grey slate surround:
IN MEMORY OF
THE REVD. CHARLES NIXON
FOR NEARLY FIFTY YEARS RECTOR OF NUTHALL
AND A PREBENDARY OF SOUTHWELL IN THIS COUNTY
HE WAS THE ELDEST SON OF
THE REVD. THOMAS NIXON, FORMERLY ALSO
RECTOR OF THIS PARISH.
HE DEPARTED THIS LIFE JUNE 20TH 18-7
AGED 71 YEARS.
HE LIVED BELOVED AND RESPECTED BY ALL AROUND HIM
HE DIED DEEPLY LAMENTED BY HIS RELATIONS AND FRIENDS
AND SINCERELY REGRETTED BY HIS PARISHIONERS
TO WHOM HIS AMIABLE AND BENEVOLENT DISPOSITION
DURING SO LONG A RESIDENCE AMONGST THEM
HAD MOST JUSTLY ENDEARED HIM
PHOEBE, WIDOW OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED MARCH 25TH. 1862,
AGED 86 YEARS.
WALKERS OF NOTTINGHAM.