Mapperton

 

Photographs of the monuments and plaques within the Parish Church
All photographs Sally Beadle, 2015
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Marble and alabaster plaque on west wall:
 TO THE MEMORY OF CLEMENT HENRY PETO
CAPTAIN 10TH ROYAL HUSSARS BORN 8TH JULY 1884 KILLED IN THE FIRST BATTLE OF YPRES 17TH NOVEMBER 1914 BURIED IN YPRES CEMETERY
HE BRIGHTENED AND CHEERED THE LIVES OF ALL WHO KNEW HIM


Oval marble plaque:
For
SYLVIA 1912 – 1990 &
PERCEVAL 1915 –1997
HAYMAN
whose ashes are buried nearby
The hand that made us is divine

Marble and bronze plaque on west wall:
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
WALTER SAMUEL PETO
SAPPER ROYAL ENGINEERS
KILLED ON PATROL IN SALONIKA
26TH DECEMBER 1917 AGED 27

Stone tablet near carved stone panels either side of east window:
The PANELS on the EAST WALL ARE PLACED THERE
TO the GLORY of GOD and in MEMORY of
CHARLES LABOUCHERE
MCMXXVI
(1926)


Brass plaque on south wall:
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
ALFRED CHARLES HARVEY EARLE
RECTOR OF THIS PARISH FROM
1907 TO 1944
THIS TABLET IS SET UP BY HIS PARISHIONERS


Grey and white marble monument with busts on north wall:
To the Memory of Richard Brodrepp of this Parish Esqr and
George his Son & Heir & Etheldred his Daughter
This Monument is Erected By Hester his Second Wife
One of the Daughters & Coheiresses of Dr Wm Wake late Arch-Bishp of Cant.
& Mother of George & Etheldred
Etheldred Dyed ye. 14. of Feby. 1718 Aged 2 Years
Richard - - ye. 18. - Octor. 1737 - - 64
George - - - ye. 20. - - -Novr. 1739 - 24
& are All here Interred

Slate tablet on south wall:
In Memory of ‘Hinch’
Alexander Victor Edward Paulet MONTAGU
Viscount Hinchingbrooke
22 May 1906 – 25 February 1995
MP for South Dorset 1941 – 62
who lived here 1956 – 91
and is buried at Brampton
“O all ye Works of the Lord, bless ye the Lord”


See Above


White marble tablet on south wall:
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
HENRY RICHARD COMPTON
LIEUTENANT, COLDSTREAM GUARDS
ONLY SON OF
HENRY AND DOROTHY COMPTON
OF MAPPERTON HOUSE.
HE DIED ON NOVEMBER 21 1923
AGED 24 YEARS.
“HE IS NOT DEAD BUT SLEEPETH.”


Coloured patterned marble and bronze plaque on north wall:
IN MEMORY OF
PAULET MILDMAY COMPTON BA
TRIN. COLL. CAM. PRIEST
BORN FEB. 24 1823 DIED MARCH 29 1906
RECTOR OF MAPPERTON 1848 – 1906
AND OF MARY CATHERINE HIS WIFE
BORN NOV. 9 1825 DIED MARCH 14 1906
THIS MEMORIAL IS PLACED HERE BY THEIR ONLY CHILD
THEY REST IN THE CHURCHYARD AT MINSTEAD, HANTS


See Above Right


Stone plaque:
WILLIAM DROGO MONTAGU
1936 ~ 2002
A faithful friend is a strong defence


Black and white marble tablet on south wall:
Sacred to the Memory of
The Rev THOMAS FOX 28 years Rector of the Parish
and one of his Majesty’s Justices of the Peace for this County
who died Jan 31 1793 aged 77
Also of
The Rev THOMAS FOX son of the above
34 years Rector of this Parish who died Feb 14 1820 aged 73
And ELIZABETH his Wife who died November 3 1814 aged 65
CHARLOTTE their daughter died March 9 1808 aged 20
Their remains are deposited in a vault at the west end of this Church


Brass plaque on stone in floor:
HERE LIETH ye Body of PHILIPPA ye Wife
of Mr JOHN Powell Rector of South Mapperton
who Died ye 9th Day of May ANNO DOM 1707


Brass plaque on stone in floor:
HERE Lieth ye Body of ELIZABETH,
ye Wife of Mr JOHN POWELL,
Rector of South Mapperton
Who Died ye 23rd Day of June, Anno Dom 1721.


Brass plaque on stone in floor:
THE VAULT
of the Family of
THE REVD THOMAS FOX
Rector of Mapperton

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