St Peter's Church, Dormington (Carpender Monument)

Recent Photograph of St Peter's Church (Carpender Monument) (Dormington)

This monument is on the opposite side of the nave to the Brydges Monument.

M : S Vicimo sub Lapide depositum est
Quot mortale fuite Margaretæ
Filiæ natu Max: Johannis
Brydges de Priors: Court
Armig: et dilectissimæ Vxoris
Thomæ Carpender de Chilton
Infra Parochiam de Madley
Armgi Quæ binis Conjugij
Lustris Fæliciter Peractis
Relicta tantum amica
Filiola mortasitati no
Vitæ Valedixit nono
Cal: July, Anno Verbi
Incarnati 1666
Ætat suæ 26
The Righteous is taken away
From the Evill to come
Isa: 57: ver:j.

[far right]
Sacred to the Memory of
Thomas NEWTON, of Priors Court,
(the fifth of that Name)
who died the 27th February 1816:
Aged 61 Years.
of Elizabeth, his Wife who died
the 8th July 1842: Aged 86 Yrs
and whose Remains are deposited with
those of her Husband, in a Vault in
this Church.

[upper left]
to the Memory of
Richard NEWTON,
Son of
Thomas NEWTON,
late of Claston, in this Parish,
who died 26 May 1811,
Aged 53 Years.
Elizabeth Newton,
died 20 Juo 1817, Aged 64 Years.
He who Inscribes this tablet to their Memory
forbears to fill it with superfluous Praises
Or vain lamentations, narry they who knew
them best and loved them must praise them
in future Remembrance of their past

[lower left]
Sacred to the Memory of
Thomas NEWTON,
(the sixth of that Name)
who died at his residence
Prospect Cottage in this Parish,
on the 17th day of July 1855,
Aged 72 Years.
He was much respected during life and died
regretted by a large Circle of friends. His ear was
ever open to the distress of the Poor, and he has
left the Sum of Two Pounds to the Poor of this
Parish to be distributed Annually for ever
on the Second Sunday after the 12th of July
as a Memento.

(Transcriptions provided by Rosemary Lockie)

Image contributed by Rosemary Lockie on 25th July 2006.
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