St Mary's Church, Madresfield (West Window)

Recent Photograph of St Mary's Church (West Window) (Madresfield)

The bronze monument under the west window is a memorial to Hon. Edward Hugh LYGON (1873-1900) and Hon. Richard Fitzroy SOMERSET (1865-1899), who both died during the Boer War. Edward was killed during the War; Richard died of fever in West Africa.

The monument is the work of sculptress Lady Feodora GLEICHEN, whose works also include a statue of Queen Victoria (1895), a fountain in Paris (1901), and the Florence Nightingale memorial in Derby.

(Information provided by Rosemary Lockie)

Image contributed by Rosemary Lockie on 28th July 2010.
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