Jeffreyes Monument, Clifton upon Teme (1)

Recent Photograph of Jeffreyes Monument (1) (Clifton upon Teme)

The Inscription reads:

Here lieth the body of
Jane / the Daughter of William BLOOME
of Altofts in the County of York Gent.
Who dyd ye 20th of March 1718.
She was Cosen & Heir Adopted,
to Henry JEFFREYES of Home Castle Esq. Married with Edward 3d, son
of Sr. Francis WINNINGTON,
of Stanford Court,
Pursuant to ye Will of the
said Henry JEFFREYES,
They took upon them his Surname;
had Issue,

Henry ( Sepbr. 10 1710) Nov. 26 1713
EdwardBorn( Augst. 21 1713)DydNovbr. 7 1713
William ( Augst, 22, 1714) Novbr. 27 1713

Edward JEFFREYES Esqe. Who was
Eminent in the Law, Beloved by all
that knew Him, and Adored by such as
He Honoured with his Friendship.
Died July 20th Anno Domini 1726

The guide leaflet says the monument is by Thomas WHITE, a pupil of Grinling GIBBONS, and also comments on the fact that the youngest child apparently died some time before he was born!

(Information provided by Rosemary Lockie)

Image contributed by Rosemary Lockie on 24th July 2008.
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