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Alford, St Wilfrid, Christopher Memorial
Alford, St Wilfrid, Christopher Memorial
Alford, St Wilfrid, Christopher Memorial

This monument in the chancel is to Sir Robert Christopher (died 1668) and his wife.

December 2014

Alford, St Wilfrid church, Sir Robert Christopher memorial
Ancaster, St Martin, grave cover
Ancaster, St Martin, grave cover
Ancaster, St Martin, grave cover

Within the porch stand two 14th century grave covers depicting priests. This one has his hands clasped in prayer.

May 2015

Ancaster, St Martin church, grave cover
Ancaster, St Martin, memorial
Ancaster, St Martin, memorial
Ancaster, St Martin, memorial

Monument to Captain William Kent Allix, who fell at the Battle of Inkerman during the Crimean War.

Mark Acton, 2016

Ancaster, St Martin, Memorial, William Kent Allix, Crimean War
Ashby cum Fenby, St Peter, effigy
Ashby cum Fenby, St Peter, effigy
Ashby cum Fenby, St Peter, effigy

This effigy of a knight, lying cross-legged, dates from the early 14th century.

It is located on the south side of the church near the west end.

August 2014

Ashby cum Fenby, St Peter
Ashby cum Fenby, St Peter, monument
Ashby cum Fenby, St Peter, monument
Ashby cum Fenby, St Peter, monument

The monument to Suzanna Drury, who died in 1606, is on the north wall of the chancel.

The details of the surround tally with the Jacobean date, but the effigy and also the hounds which support the sarcophagus lid and wreaths are considered to be replacements dating from c.1700 (Pevsner).

August 2014

Ashby cum Fenby, St Peter, Suzanna Drury
Ashby cum Fenby, St Peter, monument
Ashby cum Fenby, St Peter, monument
Ashby cum Fenby, St Peter, monument

The two reclining effigies in this impressive monument are of Sir Anthony Irby (d. 1623) and his wife Lady Frances Wray (d. c.1647).

August 2014

Ashby cum Fenby, St Peter, Lady Frances Wray, Sir Anthony Irby
Aswarby, St Denis, George Bass memorial
Aswarby, St Denis, George Bass memorial
Aswarby, St Denis, George Bass memorial

A memorial to George Bass, explorer, who was baptised in the church in 1771.

Mark Acton, 2017

Aswarby, George Bass, memorial
Aubourn, St Peter, Memorial
Aubourn, St Peter, Memorial
Aubourn, St Peter, Memorial

Memorial to Lieutenant Colonel Frederick Ainslie, killed at the Battle of Inkermann in the Crimean War.

His mother was from the Nevile family of Aubourn Hall.

Mark Acton, 2010

Aubourn, St Peter church, Frederick Ainslie, memorial
Bardney, St Lawrence, Benefactors' Board
Bardney, St Lawrence, Benefactors' Board
Bardney, St Lawrence, Benefactors' Board

Benefactors' Board for Joseph and John Knowles.

Mark Acton, 2008

Bardney, St Lawrence, Benefactor board, Knowles
Bardney, St Lawrence, statue
Bardney, St Lawrence, statue
Bardney, St Lawrence, statue

Stone figure mounted on north side of chancel. The inscription reads:

"The figure of St Laurence excavated at Bardney Abbey 1910 was restored and placed in this church in loving memory of Walter Thos French MA Vicar of this parish 1910-1930 R.I.P."

Bardney, St Lawrence, statue, monument
Baumber, St Swithin
Baumber, St Swithin
Baumber, St Swithin

This slab carries a dedication to John Eland and his two wives, dated 1463.

He lived in Raithby and was married again after his first wife died.

May 2013

Baumber, St Swithin church, John Eland, monument
Belton, St Peter & St Paul, memorial
Belton, St Peter & St Paul, memorial
Belton, St Peter & St Paul, memorial

In the centre of the photo are the monuments to the first Earl Brownlow (d1853), and his wife Sophia (d1814).

The church is full of imposing family monuments – hence the quip
‘Belton church was built to the glory of the Brownlows, and in memory of God’.

Frank Robinson, March 2014

Belton Kesteven, St Peter & St Paul
Boston, St Botolph, Memorial
Boston, St Botolph, Memorial
Boston, St Botolph, Memorial

The Australia Memorial in St Botolph’s church commemorates the Lincolnshire explorers such as George Bass, Joseph Banks and John Franklin who helped to shape modern Australia.

Funds are currently being sought for its restoration (2013).

Mark Acton, 2013

Boston, St Botolph, Australia, Banks, Bass, Franklin
Boston, St Botolph, Memorial
Boston, St Botolph, Memorial
Boston, St Botolph, Memorial

The memorial in St Botolph’s church to Thomas Fydell (1740-1812) and his wife Elizabeth.

Fydell was three times Mayor of Boston, MP for the town from 1790-1803 and 1806-1812 and commandant of the Boston Volunteers. He was a wine merchant and banker.

Mark Acton, 2013

Boston, St Botolph church, Thomas Fydell, Elizabeth, Boston Volunteers
Burton Coggles, St Thomas Becket, effigy
Burton Coggles, St Thomas Becket, effigy
Burton Coggles, St Thomas Becket, effigy

The porch contains two effigies of knights, both cross-legged and wearing chain mail and surcoats.They are early 14th century in date.

This knight has his hand at his sword.

May 2015

Burton Coggles, St Thomas a Becket
Burton Coggles, St Thomas Becket, effigy
Burton Coggles, St Thomas Becket, effigy
Burton Coggles, St Thomas Becket, effigy

This effigy is of a knight is at prayer and lies underneath a canopy.

Like the other effigy in the porch, it dates from the early 14th century.

May 2015

Burton Coggles, St Thomas a Becket
Buslingthorpe, St Michael
Buslingthorpe, St Michael
Buslingthorpe, St Michael

St. Michael's church, Buslingthorpe, dates largely from 1835, though the tower is medieval.

Its chief interest is one of the earliest brasses to be found in England; that of Sir Richard de Buslingthorpe, perhaps of 1300.

Mark Acton, 2008


 

Buslingthorpe, grave, brass,
Buslingthorpe, St Michael
Buslingthorpe, St Michael
Buslingthorpe, St Michael

The effigy of a knight dating from the 13th century.

June 2013

Buslingthorpe, St Michael church, knight effigy
Buslingthorpe, St Michael
Buslingthorpe, St Michael
Buslingthorpe, St Michael

Another view of the 13th century knight.

June 2013

Buslingthorpe, St Michael church, knight
Buslingthorpe, St Michael
Buslingthorpe, St Michael
Buslingthorpe, St Michael

Close-up view of the knight showing the two angels by his pillow.

June 2013

Buslingthorpe, St Michael church, knight
Carlton le Moorland, St Mary, plaque
Carlton le Moorland, St Mary, plaque
Carlton le Moorland, St Mary, plaque

Commemorative plaque inside the church.

October 2016

 

Carlton le Moorland, St Mary
Coates by Stow, St Edith
Coates by Stow, St Edith
Coates by Stow, St Edith

The inscription under this figure reads: Here lyeth ye body of Brian Cooke of Doncaster in / the County of York Esq, who by Sara his wife / daughter and heire of Henry Riley Gent had issue / Brian / Alice who died young / William who died young / Susan / George / Sara / Henry / Margaret / he died upon the 27th of December 1653 / in the eightieth year of his age.

June 2013

Coates By Stow, St Edith church monument, Brian Cooke, Henry Riley
Colsterworth, St John Baptist, grave slab
Colsterworth, St John Baptist, grave slab
Colsterworth, St John Baptist, grave slab

A memorial slab stone of 1684 to William Walker, Vicar of Colsterworth & Master of Grantham School.

He wrote a book on grammar titled ‘A Treatise of English Particles’ & became known as ‘Particles’ Walker. The inscription translates as ‘Here lie the particles of William Walker’ and is attributed to his friend Isaac Newton.

Mark Acton, 2017

Colsterworth, William Walker
Cranwell, St Andrew, War Memorial
Cranwell, St Andrew, War Memorial
Cranwell, St Andrew, War Memorial

The First World War memorial to the fallen of the village.

Mark Acton, 2017

Cranwell, St Andrew, First World War memorial
Croft, All Saints, monument
Croft, All Saints, monument
Croft, All Saints, monument

All Saints, Croft. Alabaster monument to Sir Valentine Brown (died 1600).

Mark Acton, 2016

Croft, All Saints, Monument, Sir Valentine Brown
Croft, All Saints, monument
Croft, All Saints, monument
Croft, All Saints, monument

Alabaster monument to John Brown (died 1614).

Mark Acton, 2016

Croft, All Saints, monument, John Brown
Eagle, All Saints, norman masonry
Eagle, All Saints, norman masonry
Eagle, All Saints, norman masonry

A fragment of a late tenth century or eleventh century cross shaft with cable-moulded borders and interlaced patterning.

October 2016

Eagle, All Saints, norman masonry
Fillingham, St Andrew, memorial
Fillingham, St Andrew, memorial
Fillingham, St Andrew, memorial

On the wall of the chancel of St Andrew's Fillingham is this marble tablet inscribed as follows:

In the center of this chancel/ are deposited the remains of/ DAME ESTHER WRAY/ and in the same vault with those/ of her consort/ Sir CECIL WRAY Bart./ She died at Summer Castle/ on the 1st day of Feby 1825 in the/ eighty ninth year of her age.

Sir Cecil Wray, 13th baronet and politician, built Fillingham (or Summer) Castle in 1760.  Dame Esther's maiden name was Summers.

May 2011

Fillingham, St Andrew church
Fulbeck, St Nicholas, Memorial
Fulbeck, St Nicholas, Memorial
Fulbeck, St Nicholas, Memorial

Colonel Charles Fane, son of Henry and Anne Fane of Fulbeck Hall, died of wounds received at the battle of Vittoria on 21 June 1813.

He served in the 2/59th Foot.

Mark Acton, 2008

Fulbeck, St Nicholas, Memorial, Charles Fane
Fulstow, St Lawrence, effigy
Fulstow, St Lawrence, effigy
Fulstow, St Lawrence, effigy

In the porch is this figure of a lady circa 1300 wearing a head-dress and a flowing gown.

Her head rests on a pillow, her feet on a lion.

A masonry paint has been applied in recent times.

June 2015

Fulstow, St Lawrence church, effigy
Fulstow, St Lawrence, effigy
Fulstow, St Lawrence, effigy
Fulstow, St Lawrence, effigy

In the porch is this effigy circa 1300 of a cross-legged knight.

He wears mail and a surcoat and carries sword and shield.

His head rests on a pillow, his feet are on a lion.

June 2015

Fulstow, St Lawrence church, effigy
Gautby, All Saints, memorial
Gautby, All Saints, memorial
Gautby, All Saints, memorial

Memorials in Gautby church include two stone figures, originally erected in 1672 in St Mary Woolnoth Church London.  Seen here is Thomas Vyner, displaying his chain of office as Lord Mayor of London.

Frank Robinson, May 2013

Gautby, All Saints church, memorial, Thomas Vyner, Lord Mayor of London, St Mary Woolnoth church
Glentworth, St Michael, Saunderson Memorial
Glentworth, St Michael, Saunderson Memorial
Glentworth, St Michael, Saunderson Memorial

The white marble monument to Elizabeth Saunderson was created by Edward Hurst.

The inscription reads:
Near this place lies the body of the Hon. / ELIZABETH SAUNDERSON widow of the Hon. Nicholas / Saunderson eldest son of the Rt. Hon. George Lord / Viscount Castleton of the Kingdom of Ireland / By whom she had only one son Wray Sounderson / who dyed without issue in her lifetime / She was the only Daughter and heire of St John WRAY / of Gentworth baronet / Who was great grandson of Sir Christopher / WRAY Lord Chief Justice of England / in the reigh of the renowned / QUEEN ELIZABETH.

(She died in York on 7 April 1714 in her 50th year)

May 2015

Glentworth, St Michael, Saunderson memorial
Glentworth, St Michael, Wray Memorial
Glentworth, St Michael, Wray Memorial
Glentworth, St Michael, Wray Memorial

The monument to Sir Christopher Wray (1524-1592) and his wife is made of alabaster, presumably from nearby Nottinghamshire.

Wray was an English judge and Chief Justice of the King's Bench.

He married Anne, daughter of Nicholas Girlington.  They had a son and two daughters.  Two other daughters died in infancy.

May 2015

Glentworth, St Michael church, Wray memorial
Grayingham, St Radegunda, War Memorial
Grayingham, St Radegunda, War Memorial
Grayingham, St Radegunda, War Memorial

The First World War memorial to the fallen of the village. Sydney Douglas died in Mesopotamia.

Mark Acton, 2017

Grayingham, St Radegunda, First World War Memorial, Sydney Douglas
Great Hale, St John the Baptist, War Memorial
Great Hale, St John the Baptist, War Memorial
Great Hale, St John the Baptist, War Memorial

Memorials to the fallen of Great Hale and Little Hale in both World Wars.

Mark Acton, 2017

Great Hale, Little Hale, St John Baptist, War memorial
Greatford, St Thomas Becket, monument
Greatford, St Thomas Becket, monument
Greatford, St Thomas Becket, monument

Monument to Francis Willis, who treated King George III.

The inscription begins: Sacred to the memory of / Revd. FRANCIS WILLIS M.D. / who died on 5th December 1807 / in the 90th year of his age./ He was the third son of Revd. John Willis of Lincoln, a descendant of an ancient family of the same name that resided at Fenny Compton in Warwickshire.

September 2014

Greatford, St Thomas Becket monument
Harrington, St Mary, memorial
Harrington, St Mary, memorial
Harrington, St Mary, memorial

An alabaster monument to Francis Copledyck who died in 1599.

Mark Acton, 2017

Harrington, St Mary, memorial, Francis Copledyck
Helpringham, St Andrew, War Memorial
Helpringham, St Andrew, War Memorial
Helpringham, St Andrew, War Memorial

The First World War memorial to the fallen of the village.

Mark Acton, 2017

Helpringham, First World War
Hemswell, All Saints, War Memorial
Hemswell, All Saints, War Memorial
Hemswell, All Saints, War Memorial

First World War memorial to the fallen of Hemswell.

Mark Acton 2014

Hemswell, war memorial, All Saints church
Heydour, St Michael, monument
Heydour, St Michael, monument
Heydour, St Michael, monument

Monument by Scheemakers to Sir Michael Newton (died 1746).

Mark Acton, 2016

Heydour, St Michael church, monument, Scheemakers, Michael Newton
Holbeach, All Saints, Monument
Holbeach, All Saints, Monument
Holbeach, All Saints, Monument

The late 14th century monument to Sir Humphrey Littlebury in All Saints Church is thought to have been sculpted by Bristol craftsmen.

On the cresting of the recumbent figure's helmet is a head.

Ken Redmore, 2010

Holbeach, All Saints church, monument, Humphrey Littlebury,
Howell, St Oswald, monument
Howell, St Oswald, monument
Howell, St Oswald, monument

The north chapel. A fourteenth-century monument slab with images of a lady and a child praying.

Mark Acton, 2017

Howell, St Oswald, monument
Howell, St Oswald, monument
Howell, St Oswald, monument
Howell, St Oswald, monument

In the north chapel, a monument to Sir Charles Dymoke, died 1602, and his wife.

Mark Acton, 2017

Howell, St Oswald, Charles Dymoke
Keelby, St Bartholomew, memorial
Keelby, St Bartholomew, memorial
Keelby, St Bartholomew, memorial

This memorial bust of Alice South is in the north aisle.  Hands clasped in prayer, she wears  a ruff and has a cowled head.

The Souths once held the manor of Keelby.

The inscription below the bust reads:
Here lies Alice South whose life had weathered sixty winters when it ceased its lingering course.  Though wooed by the flower of youth and a troop of nobles, she remained for fourteen years in lonely widowhood, out of affection for her children, to whom, rejecting a second marriage, she made over ere death took her, her fortune unimpaired - all her fortune, that is, save what had been devoured by the parasite and wretched crowd of suitors who haunted her hospitable walls. Happy children to whom but for her request would have fallen sorrow and sighing in place of ease she bequeathed to them. 'Husband take and keep me in the tomb' were her dying words, then passed into the funeral urn the ashes of a thus dutiful wife. Died 3 May 1605

July 2014

Keelby, St Bartholomew church, memorial, Alice South
Keelby, St Bartholomew, memorial
Keelby, St Bartholomew, memorial
Keelby, St Bartholomew, memorial

A memorial in the nave of the church to two local women who lost their lives when the Lusitania sank.

July 2014

Keelby, St Bartholomew church, memorial, Lusitania, Annie Lancaster, Dorothy Lancaster
Kingerby, St Peter, monument
Kingerby, St Peter, monument
Kingerby, St Peter, monument

This early 14th century knight lies in the west corner of the south aisle. There are puppies by his pillow.

It is suggested that this is a memorial to a member of the Dykes family.

May 2016

Kingerby, St Peter church, monument, puppies
Kingerby, St Peter, monument
Kingerby, St Peter, monument
Kingerby, St Peter, monument
This knight in prayer also dates from the 14th century.
Kingerby, St Peter church, monument
Langworth, St Hugh, memorial plaque
Langworth, St Hugh, memorial plaque
Langworth, St Hugh, memorial plaque

Memorial plaque at the west end of the nave, possibly by Henry Wilson.

The inscription reads:"To the Glory of God and in Dear Memory of HALIBURTON FRANCIS DALLAS YORKE Lieutenant. Only Son of THOMAS DALLAS YORKE of Walmsgate. He died of Fever while serving his Regiment. Born xx 1875, died Dec 1899"

May 2016

Langworth, St Hugh church, interior decoration, Haliburton Francis Dallas Yorke, Thomas Dallas York
Lea, St Helen, monument
Lea, St Helen, monument
Lea, St Helen, monument

Monument in St Helen’s church, Lea to Francis Foljambe Anderson who died in Grahamstown, South Africa on 15 September 1881 but was buried at sea on 8 October 1881 allegedly owning to sharks following the ship.

Mark Acton, 2014

Lea, St Helen church, monument, Francis Foljambe Anderson
Lea, St Helen, monument
Lea, St Helen, monument
Lea, St Helen, monument

Monument in St Helen’s church, Lea to Sir Charles John Anderson, Bart., Rector of Lea from 1795-1846, and his wife Frances Mary.

Mark Acton, 2014

Lea, St Helen church, monument, Charles John Anderson, Frances Mary Anderson
Lea, St Helen, monument
Lea, St Helen, monument
Lea, St Helen, monument

The tomb of Sir Ralph Trehampton dating from around 1300 in St Helen’s church, Lea.

Mark Acton, 2014

Lea, St Helen church, monument, Sir Ralph Trehampton
Legbourne, All Saints
Legbourne, All Saints
Legbourne, All Saints

A memorial to two unfortunate members of the Allenby family – one (Frederick - 1800-1815) drowned whilst bathing at Mablethorpe, the other (Edmund - 1797-1819) died whilst climbing Mount Etna. Both were sons of Hinman and Ann Allenby of Kenwick House.

Mark Acton, 2016

Legbourne, All Saints, Allenby, monument
Mareham le Fen, memorial
Mareham le Fen, memorial
Mareham le Fen, memorial

"James Roberts / who in the years 1768-1771 sailed round the world / with the Right Honourable Sir Joseph Banks / on His Majesty's ship The Endeavour, / Lieutenant James Cook, commander. / In the year 1772 he again made a voyage with / Sir J. Banks to Iceland and ascended the summit / of that wonderful burning mountain, Hecla. / Having returned in safety to England, / he retired in 1795 to Mareham House / and died on the 8th July 1826, aged 74 years."

Plaque in north aisle of the church.

June 2013

Mareham le Fen, St Helen, memorial
Marshchapel, St Mary, monument
Marshchapel, St Mary, monument
Marshchapel, St Mary, monument

Alabaster tablet on the chancel wall, reading:

To the sacred memorie of / Walter Harpham Gent. & Ann his wife, whoe lived & / died in Gods feare & favour, he March the 23 1607 aged / 60 years, she March 15 1617 aged 76 & had issue / Alice married to Tho. Phillips Gent. who by him had / issue Willoughby whoe died childlese, and Eliz. / married to William Wesled Gent. & by him had issue / 7 sons & 3 daughters, and by Chr. Broxholme Gent. / her 2d husband had issue one sone , and died / July the 20 1628 aged 53 years.

June 2015

Marshchapel, St Mary church, monument, Harpham, Westled, Broxholme
Marston, St Mary, monument
Marston, St Mary, monument
Marston, St Mary, monument

Alabaster monument to Sir Anthony Thorold, d 1594.

March 2016

Marston, St Mary, monument, Sir Anthony Thorold
Marston, St Mary, monument
Marston, St Mary, monument
Marston, St Mary, monument

Detail of the monument to Sir Anthony Thorold - the recumbent effigy on a rolled-up mat.

March 2016

Marston, St Mary, monument, Sir Anthony Thorold
Marston, St Mary, monument
Marston, St Mary, monument
Marston, St Mary, monument

Tomb-chest monument for William Thorold, d.1569, made of Purbeck marble.

March 2016

Marston, St Mary, monument, William Thorold, Purbeck marble
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, coffin lid
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, coffin lid
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, coffin lid

This coffin lid with its foliated cross, which lies in the chancel of the church, probably dates from the mid thirteenth century.

May 2016

North Kelsey, St Nicholas, coffin lid
Norton Disney, St Peter, monument
Norton Disney, St Peter, monument
Norton Disney, St Peter, monument

The higher tomb effigy is Sir William Disney from the late thirteenth-century. The lower effigy is of Joan, wife of Sir William Disney.

Mark Acton, 2016


Norton Disney, St Peter, monument, Sir William Disney, Joan Disney
Norton Disney, St Peter, monument
Norton Disney, St Peter, monument
Norton Disney, St Peter, monument

Norton Disney, St Peter's. Fourteenth-century tomb effigy of Hautacia, daughter of William Disney, Lord of Norton.

Mark Acton, 2016


Norton Disney, St Peter church, monument, Hautacia, william Disney, Lord of Norton
Norton Disney, St Peter, monument
Norton Disney, St Peter, monument
Norton Disney, St Peter, monument

Memorial to the fourth Viscount St Vincent, mortally wounded at the battle of Abu Klea in 1885.

Mark Acton, 2016


Norton Disney, monument, St Peter, Viscount St Vincent, Abu Klea
Norton Disney, St Peter, monument
Norton Disney, St Peter, monument
Norton Disney, St Peter, monument

First World War memorial.

Mark Acton, 2016

Norton Disney, St Peter, Monument, Bertie Pickering, Harold Stones
Norton Disney, St Peter, monument
Norton Disney, St Peter, monument
Norton Disney, St Peter, monument

Effigy of knight - one of the Disney (d'Isigny) family - dating from the late thirteenth century.

October 2016

Norton Disney, St Peter, monument, Disney, d'Isigny
Partney, St Nicholas, memorial
Partney, St Nicholas, memorial
Partney, St Nicholas, memorial

Matthew Flinders, who was born in Donington near Spalding (30 miles distant), married in this church in 1801.

He is one of the most notable men of Lincolnshire.

September 2015

Partney, St Nicholas, Matthew Flinders memorial
Ropsley, St Peter, war memorial
Ropsley, St Peter, war memorial
Ropsley, St Peter, war memorial

The First World War memorial.

Mark Acton, 2014

Ropsley, St Peter church, first world war memorial
Ruckland, St Olave, coffin lid
Ruckland, St Olave, coffin lid
Ruckland, St Olave, coffin lid

Part of an eleventh-century coffin lid with foliated cross.

Mark Acton, 2017

Ruckland, St Olave
Saleby, St Margaret, monument
Saleby, St Margaret, monument
Saleby, St Margaret, monument
The effigy is possibly of William de Hardreshull who died in 1303. (The entry in Pevsner has more to say about this monument than the remainder of the church combined.)
Saleby, St Margaret, monument, William de Hardreshull
Scampton, St John Baptist, memorial
Scampton, St John Baptist, memorial
Scampton, St John Baptist, memorial

This small wall-mounted brass memorial at Scampton reads:

Here lies the body of Dame / Catherine Bolles the / only wife of Sr John Bolles / of Scampton Baronet eldest / daughter of Thomas Conyers / of Brodham in the county / of Nottingham Esquire / she departed this life the / 20 day of September at / the age of 55 and was buried / September the 21 / 1644.

May 2015

Scampton, St John Baptist, memorial, Catherine Bolles, John Bolles, Thomas Conyers
Scampton, St John Baptist, memorial
Scampton, St John Baptist, memorial
Scampton, St John Baptist, memorial

This small wall-mounted brass memorial at Scampton reads:

Here lies the body of S / John Bolles of Scampton / Baronet who departed / this life the 8 day of March / at the age of 67 and was / buried March the / 9 1648

May 2015

Scampton, St John Baptist memorial
Scawby, St Hybald, Memorial
Scawby, St Hybald, Memorial
Scawby, St Hybald, Memorial

Monument to Richard Nelthorpe, died 1640.

August 2011

Scawby, St Hybald, memorial, Richard Nelthorpe
Scotton, St Genewys, War Memorial
Scotton, St Genewys, War Memorial
Scotton, St Genewys, War Memorial

The First World War memorial to the fallen of the village.

Mark Acton, 2017

Scotton, St Genewys, First World War memorial
Scredington, St Andrew, War Memorial
Scredington, St Andrew, War Memorial
Scredington, St Andrew, War Memorial

A memorial to an aircraft which crashed during a training flight. The church holds an annual service in memory of those killed.

Mark Acton, 2017

Scredington, St Andrew war memorial
Scredington,St Andrew, War Memorial
Scredington,St Andrew, War Memorial
Scredington,St Andrew, War Memorial

The First World War memorial to the fallen of the village.

Mark Acton, 2017

Scredington, St Andrew, war memorial
Scremby, St Peter & St Paul, memorial
Scremby, St Peter & St Paul, memorial
Scremby, St Peter & St Paul, memorial

Memorial to Charles Brackenbury and wife. Charles Brackenbury (d.1816) was the owner of nearby Scremby Hall and the surrounding estate.

He was succeeded by his son and grandson. The Hall was finally demolished in the 1970s.

September 2015

Scremby, St Peter & St Paul church memorial, Charles Brackenbury, Scremby Hall
Sedgebrook, St Lawrence
Sedgebrook, St Lawrence
Sedgebrook, St Lawrence

The grave slab in the south chapel is to Dorothy Markham (died 1494).

Mark Acton, 2014

Sedgebrook, St Lawrence, Dorothy Markham
Skillington, St James, grave cover
Skillington, St James, grave cover
Skillington, St James, grave cover

This exceptionally long grave cover is mounted on the north wall of the chancel.

March 2017

Skillington, St James, grave cover
Sleaford, St Denys, monument
Sleaford, St Denys, monument
Sleaford, St Denys, monument

This monument for Sir Edward Carre (d.1618) and family is close to the south side of the chancel arch.

It was created by Maximilian Colt.

June 2015

Sleaford, St Denys church, Sir Edward Carre, Maximilian Colt
Snarford, St Lawrence, Monument
Snarford, St Lawrence, Monument
Snarford, St Lawrence, Monument

One of the fine painted alabaster monuments for members of the St Pol family in Snarford church.

This depicts Robert Lord Rich, Earl of Warwick (d.1619) [He married the widow of Sir George St Pol].

Ken Redmore 2010

Snarford, St Lawrence, St Pol, Monument,
Snarford, St Lawrence, Monument
Snarford, St Lawrence, Monument
Snarford, St Lawrence, Monument

One of the fine painted alabaster monuments for members of the St Pol family in Snarford church.

This one commemorates Sir Thomas St Pol and wife (d.1582)

Ken Redmore, 2010

Snarford, St Lawrence, monument, St Pol,
Snarford, St Lawrence, Monument
Snarford, St Lawrence, Monument
Snarford, St Lawrence, Monument

One of the fine painted alabaster monuments for members of the St Pol family in Snarford church.

This monument is of the wife of Sir George St Pol (d.1613).

Ken Redmore, 2010

Snarford, St Lawrence church, monument, St Pol,
South Carlton, St John Baptist, monument
South Carlton, St John Baptist, monument
South Carlton, St John Baptist, monument

The north chapel contains this substantial monument by Nicholas Stone of Sir John and Lady Monson, dated 1625.

October 2016

South Carlton, St John Baptist church, monument, Sir John Monson, Nicholas Stone
South Willingham, St Martin
South Willingham, St Martin
South Willingham, St Martin

Memorial plaque, marble and slate, to Revd George Henry Curtois.

July 2012

South Willingham, St Martin, George Henry Curtois
Southrey, St John the Divine, memorial window
Southrey, St John the Divine, memorial window
Southrey, St John the Divine, memorial window

The memorial window recently fitted in the west wall above the porch entrance. Those shown are:

Trooper George Hemingway, d.1916

Private George Booth, d.1916
Private John Reynolds, d.1914
Lance-Corporal Ben Tate, d.2011
Private Alick Ware, d. 1916
Sapper Harry Amos, d.1917
Private Jim Ellis, d.1917
Flying Officer Reginald Wallace, d,1942

September 2015

Southrey, St John the Divine, war memorial window
Spalding, St Mary & St Nicholas, memorial
Spalding, St Mary & St Nicholas, memorial
Spalding, St Mary & St Nicholas, memorial

A brass plaque on the organ casing is in memory of a choir boy.

It reads: In loving memory / of /  George Cooper Blackbourn / a member of this choir / Drowned in the Welland December 6th 1910 / found January 5th and buried January 7th 1911 / aged 11 years / This memorial is dedicated by the choir / and a few friends

August 2016

Spalding, St Mary & St Nicholas church, memorial, George Cooper Blackbourn
Spilsby, St James, Bertie memorial
Spilsby, St James, Bertie memorial
Spilsby, St James, Bertie memorial

The grandiose memorial to Richard Bertie (d 1582) and his wife Catherine (nee Willoughby d 1580).

Catherine had Lincolnshire houses at nearby Eresby and at Grimsthorpe Castle, and was Duchess of Suffolk through her previous marriage to Charles Brandon, the prominent Tudor magnate.

September 2011

See other images of monuments in this church

Spilsby, Richard Bertie, Catherine Willoughby, Eresby House, Charles Brandon
Spilsby, St James, memorial
Spilsby, St James, memorial
Spilsby, St James, memorial

The (much restored) alabaster monument to Robert, 3rd baron Willoughby (d ?1396) and his wife.  The 3rd lord is said to have fought in France with the Black Prince.

Frank Robinson, 2011

Spilsby, St James church, Robert Willoughby
Spilsby, St James, memorial
Spilsby, St James, memorial
Spilsby, St James, memorial

Monument to John, third Baron Willoughby, died 1372.

He distinguished himself in the Battle of Poitiers in 1356.

September 2011

Spilsby, St James church, monument, John Baron Willoughby, Poitiers
Spilsby, St James, memorial
Spilsby, St James, memorial
Spilsby, St James, memorial

The grandiose memorial to Richard Bertie (d 1582) and his wife Catherine (nee Willoughby d 1580).

Catherine had Lincolnshire houses at nearby Eresby and at Grimsthorpe Castle, and was Duchess of Suffolk through her previous marriage to Charles Brandon, the prominent Tudor magnate.

September 2011

Spilsby, St James church, Richard Bertie, Catherine Willoughby, Eresby House, Grimsthorpe Castle, Ch
Spilsby, St James, memorial
Spilsby, St James, memorial
Spilsby, St James, memorial

Memorial in memory of Captain Sir John Franklin, born in Spilsby 16 April 1786, died in the Arctic seas 11 June 1847, while in command of the expedition which first discovered the north-west passage.

September 2011

Spilsby, St James church, John Franklin, north-west passage
Stainfield, St Andrew, war memorial
Stainfield, St Andrew, war memorial
Stainfield, St Andrew, war memorial

This board with gilt lettering carries the names of all the local men who served in the First World War.

September 2015

Stainfield, St Andrew war memrial
Stickford, St Helen, War Memorial
Stickford, St Helen, War Memorial
Stickford, St Helen, War Memorial

The First World War memorial to the fallen of the village.

Mark Acton, 2017

Stickford, First World War memorial
Stixwould, St Peter, Coffin Lid
Stixwould, St Peter, Coffin Lid
Stixwould, St Peter, Coffin Lid

Coffin lid perhaps from Stixwould Priory.

Mark Acton, 2008

Stixwould, St Peter, Priory, coffin lid
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument

Monument to Sir Edmund Turnor (1619-1707) and his wife Margaret (nee Harrison) (1627-1679).

Formerly of Milton Ernest, Bedfordshire, he was the first of the Turnors to occupy Stoke Rochford Hall.

July 2011

Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, Edmund Turnor, Margaret Harrison, Milton Ernest
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument

Monument to Henry Cholmeley, 1641.

July 2011

Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, Henry Cholmeley, monument
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument

In the north chapel, the effigies of a couple under a blanket, dated early 14th century.

July 2011

Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument
Swarby, St Mary & All Saints, statue
Swarby, St Mary & All Saints, statue
Swarby, St Mary & All Saints, statue

This thirteenth century statue of Christ at the east end of the north aisle is very fine.

Unfortunately the head has been knocked off.

September 2013

Swarby, St Mary & All Saints, statue of Christ
Swinhope, St Helen, Monument
Swinhope, St Helen, Monument
Swinhope, St Helen, Monument

Monument on the north wall of the chancel to Frances Alington, d 1828, and her cousin Revd Henry Alington d 1826.

(E Gaffin made the monument.)

June 2014

Swinhope, St Helen, Frances Alington, Henry Alington, Gaffin
Tattershall, Holy Trinity, Tom Thumb grave
Tattershall, Holy Trinity, Tom Thumb grave
Tattershall, Holy Trinity, Tom Thumb grave

Tom Thumb, a character from English folklore, has a tiny house in Tattershall Market Place (on the roof ridge).

This is his supposed grave, bearing the inscription: "T Thumb / aged 101 / Died 1620"

September 2010

Tattershall, Holy Trinity, Tom Thumb, grave
Threekingham, St Peter, Memorial
Threekingham, St Peter, Memorial
Threekingham, St Peter, Memorial

The figures of a knight, Lambert de Threekingham, and his lady, c.1310.

At his feet are two lions; at hers two puppies.

September 2013

Threekingham, St Peter church, memorial, Lambert de Threekingham
Threekingham, St Peter, Memorial
Threekingham, St Peter, Memorial
Threekingham, St Peter, Memorial

The figures of a knight, Lambert de Threekingham, and his lady, c.1310.

They are larger than life-size: he is 7 feet 6 inches in height.

September 2013

Threekingham, St Peter, church, memorial
Ulceby with Fordington, All Saints, war memorial
Ulceby with Fordington, All Saints, war memorial
Ulceby with Fordington, All Saints, war memorial

Memorial to those who died in the First World War:

Charles W Blades, Arthur Bradley, Joseph Bradley, Joseph Cordell, William Lamming, Arthur Lawrence, George A Thornley.

'This tablet is erected by their fellow parishioners'

Mark Acton, 2016

Ulceby with Fordington, All Saints, was memorial
Utterby, St Andrew, grave slab
Utterby, St Andrew, grave slab
Utterby, St Andrew, grave slab

In the north aisle is this limestone ledger stone with a sunk relief of a priest wearing vestments and with hands clasped in prayer.

The inscription identifies him as Gilbert de Cumberworth, d 1373.

April 2015

Utterby, St Andrew, grave slab, Gilbert de Cumberworth, ledger stone
Waddingworth, St Margaret, Grave Slab
Waddingworth, St Margaret, Grave Slab
Waddingworth, St Margaret, Grave Slab

Grave of Edward Dymoke, grandson of the King's Champion, died 1729, aged 73.

Also interred in the grave is his daughter Abigail, died 1708, aged 17.

The slab (of Purbeck Marble) is in the centre of the nave.

August 2011

Waddingworth, St Margaret, Dymoke, King's Champion
Waddingworth, St Margaret, Grave Slab
Waddingworth, St Margaret, Grave Slab
Waddingworth, St Margaret, Grave Slab

The coat of arms of the Dymoke family, King's Champions, on the graveslab of Edward Dymoke at Waddingworth.

August 2011

Waddingworth, St Margaret, Dymoke, King's Champion
Welby, St Bartholomew, grave cover
Welby, St Bartholomew, grave cover
Welby, St Bartholomew, grave cover

This unusual monument at the base of the tower dates from the fourteenth century.

April 2016

Welby, St Bartholomew, grave cover
Willoughby, St Helen, window
Willoughby, St Helen, window
Willoughby, St Helen, window

Memorial plaque to John Smith.

Mark Acton, August 2013

Willoughby, St Helen church, John Smith memorial plaque
Winteringham, All Saints, monument
Winteringham, All Saints, monument
Winteringham, All Saints, monument

This thirteenth century monument of a cross-legged knight lies under a segmental arch.

There two angels by his pillow.

April 2015

Winteringham, All Saints church