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1808 Feb. 26 William Lovell, late Sacrist, bur. in the Palm Churchyard.
1812 Jan. 16 James Lovell, bur. in the Palm Churchyard.



BREWIN.



James Brewin

died April 6 th 1845

aged 61.



SEYMOUR. In memory of Henry John Hyde Seymour

youngest son of Lieut. Col. Francis Compton Seymour

and Leonora his wife, grandson of the Very Reverend

Lord Francis Seymour, formerly Dean of this Cathedral

who died Nov. 3, 1860, aged 65 years.

I know that my Redeemer liveth.

(Tomb. See note to Dean Seymour's monument.)



FLETCHER.



In affectionate remembrance of Betty Fletcher
who departed this life August 3 rd 1866 aged 66 years.

Silas Fletcher, Vicar Choral (nearly fifty years)
of this Cathedral, died May 29 th 1883 aged 81 years.
(Tomb.)



246

PERKINS.



NICHOLLS.



1783
1784
1787



June 24
July 6



1806 Jan. 22



1783
1804



Sep. 4
April 25



WELLS CATHEDRAL.

Dod Perkins

of this Cathedral

died April 7 th 1820

and his children,

by his second marriage ;

Ann

died December 2 nd 1820,

and Elizabeth

wife of J. F. Nicholls, M.D.

died September 29 th 1880.

(Headstone.)



Cathedral Register.

Baptisms.

George s. of Dodd and Margaret Perkins ; born 20 June 1783.
William s. of Dodd and Margaret Perkins ; born Sunday June 20.
Margaret Cantello dau. of Dodd Perkins and Margaret his w. ;

born 24 June.
Ann dau. of Dodd and Ann Perkins ; born 21 Dec. 1805.

Burials.

George s. of Dodd Perkins.

M rs Margaret w. of Dodd Perkins, aged 43.



NICHOLLS.



In memory of

Fanny

the beloved wife of

M r Nicholls

(Surgeon)

who died Fefry 18, 1867

aged 56.



Margaret the wife of
PERKINS. Dod Perkins, died

23 rd of April 1804

aged 43.

George son of Dod and

Margaret Perkins died

Nov r 7 th 1815 aged 27.

(Headstone, of which only a few letters can now be read.)



MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS AND HERALDRY. 247

In

loving memory
of the
YOUNG. Rev d Robert Young, M.A.

Born March 10 th 1842

Died October 9 th 1880.

The Master is come, and calleth for thee.

(Headstone.)



Here

lies the Body of
CARPINTER. George Carpinter

who departed this Life
April 3 rd 1807
aged 70 years.

With patience to the last he did submit,

And murmured not at what the Lord thought fit ;

But with a Christian courage did resign

His soul to God at his appointed time.

Also Grace the wife of the above
George Carpinter died 20 th April

1832 aged 92.

(Headstone.)



In memory of
WHEELER, Sarah Wheeler wife of

John Wheeler, who died
Nov r 19 th 1834 aged 33 years.
Also John their son who died
Dec r l 8t 1834 aged 8 months.

Now, dear husband, life is past,
Your love to me so long did last ;
And now for me no sorrow take,
But love my children for my sake.

Also Catherine their daughter
who died June 13 th 1839 aged 11 years.

Also the aforesaid John Wheeler

who died April 5 th 1840 aged 45 years.

(Headstone.)



248



WELLS CATHEDRAL.



Cathedral Register.

1740 July 19 M rs Wheeler w. of the Rev. M r Robert Wheeler, bur.

1741 April 28 Robert Wheeler, of Wells Liberty, and Jane Dunt, of Wells, wid.,

mar. Licence. (The name in the Register is certainly Dunt,
of Wells, wid., not Hunt.)
1763 Mar. 14 Rev. Robert Wheeler, Canon Residentiary, bur.



HATCH.



Catherine daughter

of William and Martha Hatch

died Nov 1 4 th 1827

aged 29.



HATCH.



In memory of

W m Hatch who died

January 2 nd 1836

aged 68.

Also Martha wife of

William Hatch who died

July 21 st 1840 aged 78 years.

(Headstone.)



BEAUMONT.



ROBINS.



Sacred

to the memory of

Christiana C. Beaumont

of Pinner in the county of Middlesex

who died December 8 th 1841

aged 48 years.

Also of Ann Robins

who died July 25 th 1842

aged 42 years.

Both faithful servants of

the Very Reverend the Dean of Wells.



DU CANE. In memory of the Rev. Arthur Du Cane, M.A., Oxon,

Priest Yicar of this Cathedral

second son of Major Richard Du Cane of the 20 th Light Dragoons.

He departed this life 8 th June 1865 aged 38 years.

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on Thee : because he trusteth

in Thee. Isaiah xxvi. 3.

(Tomb.)



There is a pedigree of this family in Burke's ' Landed Gentry.' There he is
said to have been born in 1825. His arms are in the Common Hall of the Vicar's
Close.



MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS AND HERALDRY.



249



CHAMPION.



In memory of

Ann daughter of

George and Mary Champion

who died August the 26 th

1757 aged 20.

Mary the wife of Geo.

Champion died Feb 7

14 th 1776 aged 77.

George Champion died

December 16 th 1781 aged 87.

Two sons and one daughter

died in infancy.

(Headstone.)



RAWLINS.



Sacred

to the memory of

George Kawlins

who died Not 1 22, 1850

aged 88 years.

But after death shall come the important day,
When God to all his justice shall display ;
Bach action with impartial eyes regard,
And in a just proportion punish and reward.

(Headstone.)



WESTON.



In hope

of a glorious resurrection to eternal life

here repose the remains of

Catherine Weston

wife of John Weston of the Vicar's Close,

who died 27 Oct. 1836

aged 59 years.

Also the above named

John Weston

who departed this life 12 th August 1845

aged 65 years.

His last end was peace.

(Headstone.)



BROAD.



In memory of William Broad, died May 11 th 1857

aged 66 years.

Also Ruth his wife died Oct. 20 th 1858 aged 65 yean

(Tomb.)



KK



250



WELLS CATHEDRAL.



HAEOLD.



In memory

of

Henry Harold

of this city,

for many years Master

of the

Chapter Grammar School

died 5 th April 1877

aged 77.

(Headstone.)



LAVINGTON.



In

memory of

Arthur Edwin

son of Charles Williams

and Jane Lavington

who died Feb? 25 a.d. 1852

aged 10 months.

(Headstone.)



DAVIS. Sarah Davis

1824.

Jemima and Sarah

twin daughters of

John and Jemima Davis

1828.

John Davis

late Sacrist of this Cathedral

died January 24, 1830

aged 54 years.

Also Jemima wife of the

said John Davis who died October

13 lh 1840 aged 55 years.

(Headstone.)

He published a small handbook to the Cathedral.



RAMSEY.



Sacred

to the memory of

Elizabeth Ramsey

who died Dec r 22, 1852, aged 90 years.



MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS AND HERALDRY.



251



RAMSEY.



BROAD.



LOVELL.



WIGGINS.



Also

of Christian Anna Karr Ramsey

who died Jany 4, 1851

I aged 80 years.

And of

Frances Ramsey

who died Oct. 8, 1851

aged 76.

Daughters of the late John Ramsey Esq r

and Christian his wife

formerly of New Street Edinburgh.



In

memory of Sarah daughter

of John and Sophia Broad

who departed this life 12 th May 1795

aged 13 years.

Also John Broad who died

August 16 th 1800 aged 64 years.

Also Helen Broad who died

July 1 st 1805 aged 21 years.

Also Sophia Lovell wife of

John Broad who departed this life

April 16 th 1834 aged 90 years.

(Headstone.)



Sacred

to

the memory of

Susan wife of

Henry Wiggins

who died Dec. 5 th 1850

aged 56 years.

Gently the passing spirit fled,
Sustained by grace divine.

Oh may that grace on me be shed,
To make my end like thine.

Also in memory of the above named

Henry Wiggins

Sacrist of this Cathedral who died

June 28 th 1853 aged 66 years.

Also Henry son of the above

Henry and Susan Wiggins who died

August 11 th 1853 aged 22 years.

(Headstone.)



252 WELLS CATHEDRAL.

In

memory of
LAMBERT. Sarah Lambert

who departed this life
March 9 th 1838.



In memory of
PERKINS. William Perkins Esq re

died Nov 1 11, 1860, aged 76 years.
Lay Vicar and Organist 56 years.

Blessed is he that considereth the poor. Psalm xli. 1.
(Headstone.)



I.H.S.

In memory of
TUCKER. Edward Thomas Tucker senior Chorister of

this Cathedral

son of

Edward & Caroline Tucker

born September 25 th 1857

died June 8 th 1872.

Let every thing that hath breath praise the Lord. Psalm cl. 6.

(Ornamental headstone.)



Sacred

to the memory of

Mary

the affectionate and much loved wife of

MARTIN. George Martin

who departed this life April 26 th
1855 aged 62.

If we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus
will God bring with him. 1 Thess. iv. 14.

This stone is erected by

Miss Knollis

to record the devoted attachment during

forty years, of a most faithful servant.

Also

of George husband of the above

Mary Martin

He died December 12 th 1855 aged 71.



MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS AND HERALDRY. 253

For a period of 50 years he was a

most devoted and faithful servant

to Miss Knollis

and much respected by all who knew him.

Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life. Rev. ii. 10.

(Headstone.)



HARRIS. Sacred to the memory of William Harris of this city

who departed this life December 19 tb 1871 in the 61 st year of his age.

Lord, I have loved the habitation of thy house. Psalm xxvi. 8.

Also of Keturah wife of William Harris

who departed this life October 23 rd 1844, in the 85 th year of her age.

The Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away ; blessed be the name of the Lord. Job i. 21.

(Tomb.)



TEEK. John Lovell Teek

died May xxv th m.d.c.c.clxvi.

aged lxxv years.

Margaret Lovell Teek

died Feb*" xi md.ccclxii

aged lxxvi years.



TUDWAY. Harriet Henrietta Tudway

Born September xvii

MDCCCXXIV

Died September iii rd

MDCCCLIV.



There is a short notice of this family in Burke's ' Landed Gentry,' but the
following are additions to that account : —

St. Cuthbert Parish Register.
Baptisms.
1684 Aug. 24 Charles s. of Charles and Mary Tudway.

1707 Jan. 20 Thomas s. of Charles and Mary Tudway, of East Wells ; born

8 Jan.

1708 Feb. 24 Elizabeth dau. of Charles and Mary Tudway, of East Wells ; born

2 Feb., priv. bap., brought to Church 15 March.
Rachel dau. of Charles Tudway, of East Wells ; born 29 Nov.
Mary dau. of Charles Tudway, of East Wells ; born 3 Sep.
Charles s. of Charles Tudway, of East Wells ; born 2 Nov.
Mary dau. of Charles Tudway ; born 9, priv. bap., and brought

to Church Nov. 24.
1716 Dec. 16 Richard Clement s. of M r Charles Tudway ; born 10 Dec, priv.

bap., brought to Church Jan. 3.



1710


Dec.


14


1712


Sep.


21


1713


Nov.


19


1715


Nov.


15



254






1719


April


26


1721


Nov.


19


1731


Jan.


6


1734


Aug.


25


1706


Dec.


26


1738


Nov.


1


1708


May


10


1708


July


20


1715


Dec.


28


1723


April


24



1670 . .

1671 . .

PRATT.



WELLS CATHEDRAL.

Johu s. of Charles Tudway ; born 4 April, priv. bap., brought to

Church April 30.
Robinson s. of M r Charles Tudway ; born 9 Nov., priv. bap.,

brought to Church 7 Dec. ; of New Street.
Mary dau. of Thomas Tudway, of Sadler Street; born 4 Jan.,

priv. bap., brought to Church 17 Jan.
Thomas s. of Thomas Tudway, of Southover ; born 1 Aug.

Weddings.
Charles Tudway, yeoman, and Mary Cook, both of S l Cuthbert

par. Licence.
William Davis and Rachael Tudway.

Burials.
M r John Robinson.
M rs Robinson, widow, of East Wells.
Mary dau. of Charles Tudway, of East Wells.
M r Charles Tudway, of New Street.



Cathedral Register.
Baptisms.
Roberts, of Robert and Mary Tudway ; born 9 May, and received

at Church Sep. 7.
Charles s. of Robert and Mary Tudway ; born 23 March, and
received at Church July 26.



Charles Compton Pratt

Major General, F.S.F., R.M.L. Inft.

died 16 th June 1871 aged 80 years.

Maria his wife

died 3 rd February 1876

aged 78 years.

(Long raised slab.)



HODGKINSON.



Mable Katherine Hodgkinson

born March 15 th 1863

died September 17 th 1869.

Eleanora Maud Hodgkinson

born May 13 th 1864

died May 6 th 1874.



WELSH



In

memory of

John Welsh

ob* 7 Nov 1 1806 set. 67.

Betty his wife ob* 28 Nov r 1815 set. 78.



MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS AND HERALDRY.



255



INMAN.



WELSH.



And their children

Joseph who died at Bridgewater

Hth jy ov r 182 6 get. 57.

Richard who died at Somerton

1 April 1836 aged 70.

Robert who died at Boulogne-sur-Mer

16 th Dec r 1843 jet. 66.

Jane ob* 24 th January 1844 set. 79.

Thomas ob* at Brighton

24 January 1848 aet. 67.

James ob* at Brixton, Surrey,

20 th Oct. 1851 aet. 84.

And Mary ob 4 23 rd November 1852

aged 90 years.

(Headstone.)



In

memory of

Mary Inman

ob 4 5 Nov 1 ' 1819 set. 72.

Also Elizabeth Sarah Inman

only daughter of Robert and Mary

Welsh, ob* 17 th Nov r 1829 aet. 16.

Also Eliza Caroline Lucy

daughter of William Inman

and Mary Welsh ob* 26 th May

1847 aet. 6 months.



MEADE.



Richard John Meade, M.A.,

Canon Residentiary and Precentor of Wells

Cathedral and Yicar of Castle Cary, Somerset.

Born June 11 th 1793.

Died May 23 td 1880.



EDEN.
AUKLAND.



Robert John Eden, D.D.,

3 rd Baron Aukland,

for 15 years Bishop of this Diocese

Born July 10 th 1799. Died April 25 th 1870.

Mary, Baroness Aukland

widow of the 3 rd Baron Aukland

and daughter of Francis Hurt

of Alderwasley Esq re

Born December 24 th 1805. Died November 25 th 1872.

(A red granite tomb, with a bronze mitre above the inscription.)

For this family see ' Peerages.'



256 WELLS CATHEDRAL.

FAG-AN. George Hickson Urquhart Fagan, M.A.,

Rector of Rodney Stoke

and Rural Dean.

Born May 24 th 1817.

Entered into rest January 14 th 1875.

(Red granite tomb.)



Sacred

to

the memory of

Jane Congdon

HERNE. the beloved wife of Robert Heme

BARTLETT. and second daughter of Stephen Bartlett,

who departed this life

on the 23 rd Sept. 1834

aged 28 years.

As the flower of the field, so she flourish'd for a time ;
As an angel seen in a vision, so she passed away.

(Headstone.)



Sacred

to the memory of Sarah wife of
BARTLETT. Stephen Bartlett

late Supervisor of Excise in this city

who died suddenly on the 19 th day of June

1832 aged 63 years.

Prepare, for ye know not the hour.

(Headstone.)



Here lies the body of
ROGERS. Margaret Rogers

who (after discharging the duties
of a nurse 40 years) died 16 th

October 1810 aged 73.

As a mark of respect due to

her diligence, sobriety, and integrity

several ladies

who had experienced her services

caused this stone to be erected

to her memory.



MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS AND HERALDRY.

ARMSTRONG. John Armstrong

born Oct. 27, 1837; died July 23 rd 1870.

Sophia Armstrong

mother of the above

born July 5, 1801 ; died Aug. 30, 1881.

(Headstone.)



257



In loving memory

of
Robert "Watkins
only and dearly loved son of
MILLS. Robert and Elizabeth Mills

who fell asleep February 10 th 1878
aged 7 years and 7 months.

Also of

Flora, their infant daughter

who died February 3, 1872,

aged 4 months.

Suffer little children to come unto me, for of such is the Kingdom of Heaven. Matt. xix. 14.

(Headstone.)



SWINNERTON.



CUPPER.



Here

rests the body

of Margery

Swinnerton of Bic-

naller in this county

a true faithful servant

of Richard Cupper

Apothecary of this City

who dyed Apr. 16 th 1712

aged 32 years.

(Flat stone.)



MATTHEWS.



NASH.



In

memory of

Elizabeth Matthews

wife of Tho.

Matthews who

died April 12 th 1775

aged 62 years.

Also Anna Nash

died No7 r 3 rd 1775

aged 34.



L L



258 WELLS CATHEDRAL.

Also Thomas, Hannah and Sarah,
children of the above Thomas and Elizabeth
MATTHEWS. Matthews, who died in their

infancy.
(Headstone.)



I. H. S.
COLES. Agnes Coles

died Sep 1 7, 1869, aged 24 years.
Brief life is here our portion.



Ada Maria
eldest beloved daughter of
CLOSE. J. Douglas Close Esq., and Katherine his wife.

Born Nov r 13, 1843. Departed this life Dec. 12, 1865.

I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God ; for he hath clothed me with
the gannents of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness. ISAIAH lxi. 10.



Here rests in hope
Marguerite Wilhelmina, aged 16 months,
COLLINGS. dau. of W. T. Collings of Guernsey

A.D. M.D.CCCLI.

Suffer little children to come unto Me.

(Long raised stone.)



In memory of Jane Catherine, eldest daughter of the
JENKYNS. Rev. John Jenkyns, B.C.L.,

Prebendary of Wells & Vicar
of Evercreech in this county,
and widow of the
GAISFORD. Very Rev d Thomas Gaisford, D.D.,

Dean of Ch. Ch. Oxford. Born 14 th June 1787.

Died 4 th April 1863.

(Raised tomb, with a long cross on the top.)



In

loving memory of
HOLLOW AY. Margaret Julia Holloway,

born June 13, 1878,
died December 18, 1881.

What I do thou knowest not now ; thou shalt know hereafter. John xiii. 7.
Sever'd only till he come.



MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS AND HERALDRY.



259



WHITE.



Thomas White
died Jan 1 ? 24 th 1853 aged 49.

Elizabeth his widow

died Feb? 20 th 1865 aged 53.

James, their son died Nov r 25 th 1850

aged three days.

Clementina Elizabeth

their daughter died April 23 rd 1866

aged 20.
Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord.



LOYELL.



In memory of

John Lovell Esq.

who died Feb? y e 5 th 1800

aged 55 years.

Also Frances wife of

John Lovell Esq r

who died February 24 th

1831.

aged 86 years.



CHAMBERLAIN.



In memory of

Jane daught. of

R. T. and M. Chamberlain

died Feb? 11 th 1823 aged 3 years.

Frederick Chamberlain

died March 16 th 1838

aged 10 years.



ELLIS



In

affectionate remembrance

of

James Ellis

who died 12 th June 1880

aged 63 years.

Blessed are the dead which died in the Lord.

Also of

Elizabeth his wife

who died 21 st June 1888

aged 67 years.

Her end was peace.



260



WELLS CATHEDRAL.



POPE.



KING.



VINEN.



BAKER.
TRENT.



TRENT.



Sacred

to the memory of

Martha Pope

who died April 22 nd 1865

aged 88 years.

Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord.

Also of

Ann King

who departed into her rest

March 14 th 1863.

There is a rest for the people of God.



In

loving memory

of

James Vinen,

who died July 23 rd 1881

aged 73 years.

His end was peace.

Also of
« Mary his wife
Jan^ 14 th 1854,
aged 54 years.



In memory of

Mary Baker, who died Sept.

15 th 1769 aged 72.

Also Frances Trent

died Jan. 4, 1775, aged 72.

Also Frances daughter of

Edward and Elizabeth Trent

died March 28, 1776, aged 4.

Also Edward son of the above

Edward and Elizabeth Trent

died March 16, 1776, aged 12.

Also Eliz th daughter of the above

Edward and Elizabeth Trent

died June 12 th 1785 aged 18.

(Headstone.)



In memory of

Edward Trent

who died December 19 th 1804

aged 69.



MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS AND HERALDRY. 261

Also of Elizabeth his wife
who died March 7 th 1807

aged 76.
Ann their daughter died
April 16, 1802, aged 27.
IRVING. James Irving, grandson

of the said Edward and Elizabeth Trent,
died June 14 th 1802 aged 11 months.
BROOKES. Sarah Brookes

died 6 th March 1809

aged 40.

(Headstone.)



Cathedral Register.

1802 April 27 Ann Trent, bur. in the Palm Churchyard.

1804 Dec. 28 M r Edward Trent, aged 68 years.

1807 Mar. 16 M rs Trent w. of Edward Trent. In the Palm Churchyard.



In

affectionate remembrance
BROOKES. of Mary Brookes

forty-six years the beloved wife of

Henry Brookes of this city

she fell asleep in Jesus

November 2 nd 1839

aged 74.

Christ in you the hope of glory. Col. i. 27.

And of Henry Brookes the elder

who died in peace aged 83,

March 25 th 1846.

Also of Henry Brookes

their only surviving son

who on the 16 th of April 1846

in his 52 nd year departed this life,

in the love of God, looking for the mercy

of our Lord Jesus Christ

unto eternal Life.

(Headstone.)



GREENE. Thomas Greene died January 23 rd 1880 aged 71 years.
Waiting for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Cor. i. 7.
(Long raised tomb.)



262



WELLS CATHEDRAL.



BAKER.



BROOKES.



In

memory of

Ann Baker

(niece of the late Elizabeth Trent)

she died 24 th January 1811

aged 41.

Frederick Brookes

son of George Brookes

(London)

died 4 June 1824

aged 21.

(Headstone.)



GIFFARD.



TRENT.



In

memory of

Henry Giffard

who departed this life June 1 st

1845 aged 61.

Also of Christiana Trent

who departed this life September 20 th

1843 aged 55.

Also

of Isat Relict of the above named

Henry Giffard who died April 25 th

1861 aged 77.

(Headstone.)



WITHERELL.



Mary Witherell

died May 29 th 1800

aged 69.



BEAUMONT.



Sacred

to

the memory

of

Jane

wife of

John Henry Beaumont

District Surgeon, died

September 20 th 1809

aged 28 years.



MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS AND HERALDRY. 263

John Daniel
son of
BEAUMONT. J. H. & J. Beaumont

died June 19 th 1807

aged 10 months.

Henrietta

daughter of

John Henry and

Jane Beaumont

died August 23 rd 1827

aged 19 years.

In death lamented

as

in life beloved.



1630


July


15


1638


Aug.


25


1646


Sep.


3


1647


Mar.


10


1649


May


16


1654


Mar.


13


1655


May


15



St. Cuthbert Parish Register.
Baptisms.
Thomas s. of M r William Bemont.
Constance dau. of M r John and Constance Bemont.
Martha dau. of M r Thomas Bemont and Grace his w.
John s. of M r Thomas Bemont and Grace his w.
Thomas s. of M 1 ' Thomas Bemont and Grace his w.
Elizabeth dau. of M r Thomas Bemont, of Sadler Street.
Ann dau. of M r Thomas Bemont, of Sadler Street, and Grace
his w.

Wedding.
1637 Jan. 4 Thomas Bemont and Mary Melhuish.

Burials.
John Beamont,
M r Anthony Bemont.
M rs Alice Beamonte, widow.
Mary w. of M r Thomas Bemont.

Thomas s. of M r Thomas and Grace Beamont, of Sadler Street.
John s. of M r Thomas and Grace Beamont, of Sadler Street.
M r Henry Beaumont, of New Street.
Hannah dau. of M rs Beaumont, of New Street.

(There is a large house now standing in New Street known as " Beaumont.") •



1634


Mar.


20


1637


Jan.


31


1643


Nov.


28


1644


Aug.


11


1651


April


22


1652


Jan.


6


1704


Sep.


26


1708


Nov.


23



Cathedral Register.
1681 Mar. 2 M r Beaumont, Vicar Choral, bur.
1808 Henrietta dau. of John Henry Beaumont, Surgeon of Wells

Recruiting District, and Jane his w. ; born 24 Feb. 1808,

priv. bap. and received 24 May 1808.
1809 Sep. 23 M™ Jane Beaumont w. of John Henry Beaumont, Surgeon, bur.

in the Palm Churchyard.



264 WELLS CATHEDRAL.

In loving memory of
BEAUCHAMP. John Beauchamp

formerly member of the choir

of this Cathedral Church

as chorister and afterwards

Vicar Choral for 51 years,

died Aug. 2 nd 1887 aged 91 years.

Also of Sarah his wife

died October 17 th 1884 aged 83 years.

Into thine hand I commit my spirit
Thou hast redeemed, Lord God of truth.
. So he giveth his beloved sleep.



In memory of
Mary beloved wife of
CHAMBERLAIN. Robert Chamberlain, who

died 10 th April 1846 aged

52 years.

Also in memory of the above named

Robert Chamberlain

who died 19 th June 1857

aged 66 years.

Jane their daughter

died Feb. 11 th 1832 aged 3

years. Frederick Chamberlain

died March 16 th 1838

aged 10 years.

Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord.

(Flat stone.)



In affectionate remembrance of
PARSONS. William Parsons

who died Sept. 24 th 1881
aged 75 years.

The memory of the just is blessed.

Also

Eliza wife of the above

who died Jan. 21 st 1888

aged 85 years.

Father, in thy gracious keeping,
Leave we now thy servant sleeping.



MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS AND HERALDRY. 265

H. S. E.
Georgius : Henricus : Sacheverell :
JOHNSON. Johnson :

Decanus : Wellensis

Vixit : Annos : lxxiv

abdormivit : in : Christo : non : Novem :

MDCCCLXXXI.

Videmus : nunc : per : speculum : in senigmate :

tunc : autem : facie : ad f aciam : nunc : cognosce- : ex : parte :

tunc : autem : cognoscam : sicut : et : cognitus : sum : Jfc»

1 COE. xiii. 12.



In loving memory of
Kitty Anne
widow of
MILDMAY. Rev. Walter S* John Mildmay

WARD. only daughter of Charles Ward

of Squerryes Lodge

Born 10 th March 1797.

Died 6 th April 1884.

Looking unto Jesus.
At evening time it shall be light.

He was the eighth son of Sir Henry Paulett St. John Mildmay, third Bart., by
Jane, eldest daughter and coheir of Carew Mildmay, Esq., of Shawford House,
Hants, and was Rector of Mottisham, Shorwell, and Dograersfield, Hants ; he
married 17 July 1834 the above Kitty Anne, daughter of Charles Ward, Esq. (by
Anne, eldest daughter of Arthur Annesley, Esq., of Ellesmere, co. Salop), and
niece of Lieut.-G-en. Sir Henry Ward, K.C.B. The Rev. Walter St. J. Mildmay
died 31 July 1835.

There are several stones quite obliterated, and some of the above could not have
been read but for the help of Mr. Fielder's earlier copy.



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