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New Malton
 St Leonard

Arthur Gibson (1837) Iron and brass founder. The whole monument is metal: the pillasters, entablature and a vase held by dolphins are of iron; the engraved plate of brass. By Mr Gibson himelf.  On the right is a drunk with bottle and glass while on the right a man kneeling at prayer.

'Here lies one, when living, had his virtues and vices, copy his virtues and shun his vices'

Northallerton - All Saints

James Weston Diemer (1815)
Signed: Taylor sculpt
Thomas Crosfield (1761); his wife Mary (Raikes) (1733); their son, Robert (died as infant); and their daughter, Anne (1765) Lt-Col Henry Booth KH (1841)
'...erected by Officers, Non Commissioned Officers and Privates...'
Daniel Mitson (1764) and his wife, Elizabeth (Breary)(1756)

Other Monuments
Thomas Mallan (1815) and his daughter Mary. This is all the detail I could make out. White tablet on black base
Christopher Ingledew (1838) And his widow, Lydia (Davison) (1857) White tablet with scrolly gable on black base with gable
John Tutin (1867) White tablet with scrolly gable on black base with gable
John Jackson (1839) 'Jockey of this Town' White tablet
Mary Ann Booth (1869) Wife of Lt Col Henry Booth, above. White table with gable on black base with gable
Lt-Col Henry Jackson Parkin Booth (1864) 43rd Light Infantry. Second son of Lt-Col Henry. Design as above
Mary Rudd (1705) Well preserved slab
Mary Laſcelles (1734) Well preserved grave slab
The next four tablets are in a single group:
Frances Walker (1833) Aged 13. White tablet
I cannot read this one. ...Benjamin Walker... probably the father of Frances above. White tablet on black arched base with shield
I cannot read this one . Possible Walker.  White tablet with gable on short column on black base. Military symbols at foot.
George Warren Walker (1843) Lt-Col 21st Fusiliers and Mjr-Gen. White tablet with arms and military symbols atop, on black base
ˢ Lewis (1779) '...of London, Merchant...' Brass
Mary Bayley (1806) Aged 14 Brass
W B Bayley MD (1813) Father of Mary, above. Brass
Cpt Thomas Richard Leighton. HM 44th Regiment. KIA at the retreat from Cabul, Affghanistan 1844. White tablet with military emblems atop on black base
Anne Leighton (1872) widow of Cpt Leighton, above. gothick brass on black gothic base
William Beckwith Dighten (1852) White tablet on black base
Margaret Caffin (1923) Brass
John Stamford Walton MD (1911) County coroner for 53 years
Samuel Peat (1802) White tablet with gable on black circular base
Winifred Bedingfield (1831) Wife of F P Bedingfield. White sarcophagus with sphinx like creature atop, on black base.
 Maria Crosfield (1761) Wife of Thomas Crosfield. Well preserved floor slab
Robert Raikes (1709) Well preserved ledger stone.
There are a number of fragments of crosses and tombs on the window sills

Cross Heads: the upper from a standing cross; the lower from a grave slab Unfortunately obliterated Francis Philip Bedingfield and his wife,
Mary (Rigge) (1851)
Susannah Rigge (1828) and her husband,
 Fletcher Rigge (1829)
Marcus Metclafe
date obscured

Nunnington - All Saints & St James
Church open. Park in the village near church 
O/S Ref: SE 666 791

Said to be Sir Walter de Teye (1325)

Robert (1818) & Ann (1848) Boynton
and their infant son John

Other Monuments

1. Rev Williams Collins (1923)
44 years rector. White tablet on black marble base

2. Ann Cleaver (1804) Large white tablet on black base
Emily Cleaver (1806)
aged 23. By Cleaver
William, Lord Widdrington (1743) signed Iacobo Gibbs Archi (designed); made by Rysbrack Richard 1st Viscount Preston (1695) Thomas Jackson 'who was well known for his extraordinary performance on the Turf' and rose 'from the lowest station' and thereby provided 'a useful Lesson to the humbler Part of Mankind'

Osmotherley - St Peter

Richard William Peirse (1872)
Cpt. 3rd The Prince of Wales
Dragoon Guards
William Clere Burges MA. (1840) Vicar
'By the same fever which deprived the parish of his able ministrations, four of his children were brought to the house appointed for all living: Aliza (March 2nd 1940) Aged 10; Susan, aged 6, the same day; Charlotte, Aged 2, the following day; William Clere, Aged 4, (March 8th). Their father, the vicar, died aged 37 on March 10th.

Other Monuments
Sarah Boville (1858); her husband, Mathew Boville (1878); and his [2nd] wife, Jane (1899) Brass
Lt Arthur Maurice Kirby (1917) 5th Durham Light Infantry, Attached Machine Gun Corps. KIA Inverness Copse aged 19. Brass in wooden frame.
Harriet Jane Claridge (Peirse) n/d. Brass
Marjorie Miller (1981) Brass
Maria Euphasia Wetherall (1836) White tablet on black base
William Yeoman (1837) White tablet with square pilasters and cornice on black base.
Oswaldkirk - St Oswald

Mary Thompson (1747) Aged 8 Edward Thompson (1742)

Patrick Brompton - St Patrick

Rev Heneage Elsley MA (1833)
Vicar of Burneston 45 years, where he was buried. His wife Miriam was also buried there but no dates are given.
Second son of Charles
George Elsley (1823),
His father, Charles Elsley (1761)
His grandfather, Gregory Elsley (1749)
'all residence of this village'
Gregory Elsley (1716)
Latin text

Pickering  - St Peter & St Paul
A church in the centre of town but open; free parking in the town nearby
NB The section is incomplete: there was building work in progress in the church O/S Ref: SE 799 840

Above left and bottom right:  Sir David and Margery Roucliffe c. 1400. Alabaster. Note the single chess rook on the surcoat. In the south chapel which is now unfortunately locked so I had to photograph the effigies through the open framework door: I was unable to take a more satisfactory photograph. I made the drawing of the effigies (left) in the 1980's
Above right top: Alabaster fragment of later 14th century. The repeated pattern of chess rooks around the helmet indicate it may well represent a Roucliffe. Local tradition ascribed it to John of Gaunt , who was actually buried  in Old St Paul's, London) The rook is a rebus for the first part of his name
Sir William Bruce who established a chantry in the church in 1337. Note the armour of c. 1340-50 and the arms carved in relief on the shield.
Thomas Lloyd (1828) & Ann (Wade) (1830) Richard Simpson (1816) & Bithia (1832) Elizabeth Bell (Robinson) (1795) and daughter Ann (1816) To the right is the monument to her husband and father. John Bell (1782) and Thomas Robinson (1751) Also two children, Elizth & Sarah 'who both died as infants' Mary King (1780) and her son Nicholas (1812) 'surveyor of the City of Washington'; also her husband Robert King (1817) 'having been 5 years surveyor of the above city'

Pickhill - All Saints
Very friendly and welcoming church, open during daylight hours; keyholder's details given if visiting outside hours. Good pub in the village.
O/S Ref: SE 347 837

Sir Andrew Neville (1295) Arms cared in relief on shield but very worn. Appears certainly to have been crossed legged: cf Pevsner who clearly states otherwise.

The other illustrations are of wall monuments and various fragments which include a tomb slab, Anglo-Danish grave covers and part of a hogback tombstone
To the right is a drawing of the effigy from I'Anson

Richmond - St Mary

Sit Thomas Hutton (1629)
Wife and children
John _ (1740) The rest is now illegible; Latin Thomas Brooke AM (1739)
Rector. Latin text
Lady Charlotte Jane Dundas (1866)  

Rev Christopher Goodwill (1822)
32 years Rector of Richmond
George Cuit (1818) 'An ingenious artist and a very worthy man'
And his wife, Jane (1818). Also spelled 'Cuitt'
R W Craggs (1815) 'Many years Postmaster of this Place'   Henry Pulleine Bowman (1824) Francis Blackburne AM (1787)
Archdeacon of Cleveland
Rector of Richmond
William Close (1825)
'A really charitable, kind and good Man'
Leonard Cooke (1871)
'interred near this church'
And his wife, Jane (1858)
John Robinson(1830); his wife, Catherine (1833); their only son, Rev James Robinson (1817)
Signed: Davies Sculpt Newcastle Tyne
Fowler Hicks MA (1838)
'...entombed in the vault below repose the mortal remains of...'
Francis Winn (1809) and his wife Jane Winn (1813) Henry Blegborough (1810)
'skilled doctor' Latin text
His wife, Grace (1807)

Other Monuments
Tablets Brasses

William Wilson (1800)
'...remains lie interred at Lewisham near London.' White tablet on black arched base with white dove descending. Signed: Davis Newcastle
Thomas Clarkson (1823) 'Serjeant Major and Brother Soldier.' '...erected by the Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates of the Richman Forester Yeomanry Cavalry...' White tablet on black marble.
William Ellis (1816) Banker. White oval tablet on black marble base.
Christopher Clarkson FSA (1833) White tablet on black base
Wooden tablet with incised gold lettering records that the Regimental Chapel of the Green Howards was renovated 1980 in memory of Mjr-Gen A E Robinson CB DSO JP DL. Col of the Regiment 1949-1959.
Walter Alexander (KIA 1915) Lt-Col Commanding 2nd Batt The Green Howards. Dark gray with incised gold lettering. Military badge.
Brigadier Hubert Stanley Keyer DSS OBE (1947) and his nephew Cpt Collis Kreyer (1968) of the Green Howards. Gray tablet with military badge
Richard Earnshaw Roberts MA (1889) 28 years Rector of Richmond, Rural Dean of Richmond West & Hon Canon of Ripon Cathedral. Granite tablet (?) with gold lettering.
Bertram Henry Leatham DSO (KIA 1915) Major The Green Howards.  Lt-Col Commanding 2nd Batt Wiltshire Regiment
Charles William Gale (1938) Ly and Cpt 1st Batt The Green Howards. Light gray tablet with military badge

Sarah Margaret Tate (1913)
Charles Grey Tate (1913)
Husband of the above. Long time member of church choir. The vestry was erected in memory.
Jacob Tate AM (1853) Latin text
Illegible. The is with the group of brasses listed below

Elizabeth Sharpe (1811)

Ann Simpson (1781); W. son of T Simpson; T. Simpson (1804), husband of Ann.
Christopher Pepper (1635)

Mary Simpson (1817)
and her husband, Pinckey (1823)
Thomas Wright (1799)
; his wife, Mary (1800); and their second son, John (1820)
Richard Bowes FRCS JP (1894)
The clock was placed in the tower by his widow
Wensley Hunton (1914) and his wife, Harriette Wilkinson Hunton (1919) 'interred in the churchyard' Brass with raised border, lettering and cross
Charles Arthur Cecil King. KIA Ypres 1914. Colonel Commanding 2nd Batt Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own Regiment (The Green Howards). Leaf border, military badge.
Lt-Col Norman Edward Swan (1933) The Green Howards. Acorn border, military badge.
No. 1728 Private John Osborne (1888) 2nd Batt Yorkshire Regiment. '...erected by the Officers, NC Officers and Privates 1st Batt Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died at Aldershot.
Cpt Ernest Scott Broun KIA Ypres 1914. 2nd Batt The green Howards. Military badge
Lt-Col Alfred Grahame Cartwright (1917) APWO (Yorkshire Regiment) Served with 1st and 2nd Battns 1879-1906; in France with the 7th Service Batt 1914-15; and commanded 14th (reserve) Btt 1916-17. Military badge
John Laird Mair, 1st Lord Lawrence of the Punjab (1879) Viceroy

Why The Green Howards?

   St Mary's Richmond
is the church of the the Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment) which was frequently known as the Yorkshire Regiment until the 1920's. It was first raised in Devon in 1688 during the Glorious Revolution to support King William III. and served under various titles. The Green Howards was a line infantry regiment.
   From 1744 all regiments were named after their colonel (Charles Howard's Regiment in our case) but when the regiment joined the army in Flanders during the Austrian War of Succession the named clashed with another regiment commanded by Thomas Howard, so the regiments added to their name the colours of their facings: Charles's became the Green Howards while Thomas's became the Buff Howards.
   In 1782 all foot regiments were given a county title to aid recruiting, so the Green Howards were retitled the 19th (1st Yorkshire Regiment of Foot). The Roman Numeral XIX appears on the regiment's insignia.
   In 2006 The Green Howards was combined with two other Yorkshire based regiments to form The Yorkshire Regiment

Rudby in Cleveland - All Saints
Church open. Park outside

Far left, far right, centre top: Priest, probably early 14th century. Very low relief.
Centre bottom left: Wall monument, 16th century, the text of whihc is given below. It appear to begin with a simple genealogical listing and then records a burial
Centre bottom right: Cross fragments.


Why These Reversed N's ?
Visiting a clinic recently I saw a parking restriction sign painted on the ground with the reversed N's like those shown in the insciption above: Ͷ. In the twenty first century the painter surely knew the alphabet. Bur he used a stencil! And it's easy enough to use the the wrong way round so producing an Ͷ, but very difficult to correct it as the paint is hard to remove. Did the carver perhaps use a stencil to reverse the N's although it seems he sometimes got it right.

Isabella Cary (Ingram) ( 1799)
Wive of Hon George Cary (right)
By John Fisher
The Hon George Cary (1792)
Son of Lucius Cary, Viscount Falkland.
General and Col 43rd Regiment of Infantry
By John Fisher
Elizabeth Baroness Amherst (1830)
Daughter of Gen. The Hon George Cary and Isabella
Top: Plantagenet Pierrepont Cary, 11th Viscount Falkland (1886)
Admiral RN
Buried All Saints, South Norwood
Charles John Cary, 9th Viscount Falkland (1809) and his wife Christina (1822); Also their daughter, The Hon Emma Christina Cary (1827) Aged 21
All buried in a vault in South Audley St Chapel, Grosvenor Sq. London
Amerlia Cary Viscountess Falkland (1858)
Wife of the 10th Viscount and daughter of King William IV
Buried in a vault in the south east corner of this churchyard

Other Monuments
Elsa Bessel Ropner (1908) White tablet in marble frame on black base with pediment
Lucius Cary, 10th Viscount Falkland (1884) White tablet with pediment on similar black base. Buried in Montpellier, France
Lucius William Charles Augustus Frederick Cary (1871) Only son of 10th Viscount. Died without issue. Buried at Penshurst, Kent. Again white tablet on black base, both predimented.
John Mease (1876) and Hannah (1851) White tablet on black base with curved tops
Cpt George Hutton Bowes-Wilson (1915) 4th Batt., Yorkshire Reg. KIA near Ypes. Buried Vlamerltinghe, Belgium

St Gregory's Minster
The is sometimes (e.g. Pevsner) given as 'Kirkdale' although there is not only no such village but also no such place marked on the
1:50 000 Ordnace Survey map. The is however a 'Kirkdale Woods' marked. The Minster is South West of Kirkbymoorside and North of the A170, the trunk road running below the North Yorkshire Moors from Helmsley in the West to Scarborough in the East. It is well signposted.

Cross set in wall horizontally Two Anglo-Saxon coffin lids
There appear to be several wall monument, all minor, and a cartouche but I do not have the photographs

Scarborough - St Mary

Rev John Kirk AM (1827)
Rector of Thwing and Resident Vicar of Scarborough.
His sons: Ralph (1799) aged 7; James (1827). His wife, Dorothy (1848)
Rebecca Tindall (1818)
She was the wife of Rev James Tyndall, Rector of Knaptoft who died at 24
Mary Woodhall (Hebden) (26)
She died at 26 and was the wife of:
Rev William Woodhall (1830)
Rector of Waltham and Branston
By E V Physick
Marshall Taylor (1818)
He died of typhus fever whilst attending the medical lectures in the University of Dublin aged 23

There is also a knight which appears in I'Anson's book which is in the museum at Scarborough. I have not seen it but I will post a copy of I'Anson's drawing in due course.

There are many other tablets and a series of brass plates taken from tomb stones in the church yard

Sheriff Hutton - St Helen and Holy Cross
Church is open during daylight hours. Park in front of church (limited) or nearby in village
O/S Ref: SE 658 663

Above left & below leftt: Said to be Sir Edward Thweng (1444) but armour looks earlier.

Above right, below centre & right and drawing below on right:  Alabaster (of poor quality, not helped by the poor restoration by filling gaps with polished alabaster) effigy of a boy, often said to be Edward of Middleham  (1484), son of Richard III & Anne Neville, and, hence, Yorkist heir to the throne. However modern research says this is unlikely.
 Mary Hall (1651) '...with their little sonne' Brass of two babies in swaddling clothes: Dorothy & John Fenys (1491) Drawing of the knight from I'Anson

Skelton-in-Cleveland - Old All Saint  Church
This is the Old All Saints Church which was build in 1787, replacing an earlier medieval church of which only the chancel north wall remains. It was essentially 'The Squires' Church'. Population growth in the village led to New Old Saints being built at the end of the village in the 1880's. Regular services in The Old Church ceased in the early 20th century. There was a fire in the Old Church in 1983, following which it passed into the care of the Churches Conservation Trust in 1986.
Monuments from earlier churches can be seen on the walls and in 'museum' fashion.



Above,  Left: John Trotter (1701). Right top:  John Calvert (1705)
Right bottom: Hon Fanny Rawdon (1850) 
Pevsner in Yorkshire, North Riding writes that Skelton Castle appears to be essentially in the castellated state of c. 1800 and the recorded date is c.1794. He also states that there was a 'real' castle here in the 12th century of which there are no now remains. He obviously did not see the monument to Robert Trotter, nor did he record any of them.   Top: George Smalwood of Upleatham Oct 13th 1680
Marble. Latin text
Bottom: Floor slabs: Medd Scarth (1818); Richard Scarth (1818)
 Edward Trotter (1708)

Left: Brass matrix, in position on the floor. Above: Effigy of knight, 14th century. Now headless and legless but fine detail can still be seen. Right: Medieval stone coffin and what is thought to be a Viking child's tomb stone. 10th century. All of these latter items are arranged in 'museum' fashion.

Slingsby - All Saints
This is a mainly Victorian church but retains a early 14th century knight (holding his heart) and a foliated cross. The church is on the edge of the large village and is open; park outside. O/S Ref: SE 697 751T

Above is the knight presumably from anearlier church. Below this is the cross with the knight in the background. One of the Wyville family.
To the right is a drawing of the effigy by I'Anson

Sleights - St John the Evangelist

Edmund Roper Carter (1842) At six weeks
Rev Thomas Walker MA and his wife Honor. The inscription records that this church at that at Uggle Barnaby were built in memory of his long ministry, 1845-1897. No other dates are given. Metal tablet with arch in which a cross on wooden backing also with arch.
John Campion (1852) and his wife Eliza (1860) White tablet with pilasters and pediment on black base. Signed: Waudy York
John Campion Noble (1866) Solicitor of West Hartlepool. White tablet inlade with black lines around the lettering.
Ralph Hayes (1857). Also Harrison and Henry Hayes, twins who dies in infancy. Mary Hayes (1857) who died at 15. Thomas Hayes (1865). Elizabeth Hayes (1868) widow of Ralph. By Richardson of Whitby. White tablet with cornice and pediment with falme pattern on top; black base.
Snape Castle - The Chapel
Snape castle is situated in a village of the same name. It began as a medieval castle but has been converted into a manor house over the years. This is now a private residence and not opne to the public. However the chapel itself is open and is accessed by a footpath though the older, partly ruined part of the castle. You can park on the road directly outside.
Edward Strangeways (1863) and his wife, Geargina Fredrica Dorothea Margaretta (1843)
Other Brasses
Lady Augusta Henrietta Milbank (1874) The brass records that the chapel was restored in her memory by her husband, Mark
Henry Vane Milbank (1892)
South Cowton - St Mary
There is no actual village now of South Cowton so you will neither find it on satnav nor map; the church is cared for by the Churches Conservation Trust. From the A1 take the B1263 towards Darlington; on the right you will see a sign 'Atley Fields. Adamson Contractors.' Turn into this road - which is no more than a track - and you will immediately see a wooden sign 'Public Footpath. Historic Church'. Atley Fields is marked on the Ordance Survey map. Follow the track along a water meadow on your right for 800 yards and park outside the church, which is unlocked. If you come to a cross road leading to North Cowton to your left and East Cowton to your right, you have travelled too far towards Darlington. O/S Ref: NZ 293 026

Alabaster effigies of either Sir Richard Boynton (c. 1485) or Sir Richard Conyers (1502) - the latter is more likely - and his two wives, one of whom represents Alice Wycliffe.

These effigies are clearly not in situ and almost certainly would have rested side by side on a tomb chest.

Cpt Augustus Frederick Cavendish Webb (1854) '... from wounds received in the brilliant charge of the light cavalry division...' Lt Gen Sir Herbert Charles Chermside RE CB GCMG (1929)

Spennithorpe - St Michael and All Angels
Church is open. There is limited parking outside or park in the village. Very friendly church. Toilets inside

Left: Grave slab with cross 10th century. In locked vestry.

Above: Tomb chest ; Fitz-Randall family.

Near Right:
Francis R Wyville (1684) Rector. Painted wooden board.

Mid Right Top: Matthew William Chayter (1825)

Mid Right Middle: Charlotte Chaytor (1792) 3rd daughter of William and Jane Chaytor. Aged 14
Also Harriot Chaytor (1798), their youngest daughter. Aged 17.

Mid Right Bottom. Jane Chaytor (1811),  their eldest daughter.

Far Right Top: William Chaytor (1894) Vice Lt of the North Riding; Bencher of Inner Temple; JP; MP; Capt. North York Militia 1759.
Far Right Bottom: Mary Chaytor (1854)

Mjr-Gen Turner van Straubenzee CB (1920) and his wife Florinda (Hamilton (1914). And their sons:
Henry Turner (1914)
Lt Comm Percival RN (1914)
Lost in action in HMS Good Hope at Coround

Cpt Hugh Clervaux Chaytor (1915) 26th King George's Own Light Cavalry. KIA Messines attached to 11th Hussars. Buried at  Wulverghen
Key to the Monuments Above Left
Erected by the widow and executors of Colonel Straubenzee
Turner Straubenzee (1823)
Lt. Col 52nd Regiment
Vice Lt. North Riding
Col of 1st North Yorks Militia
Lydia Straubenzee (1825),
his wife.
  Henrietta Maria Straubenzee (1803)
Wife of Turner Straubenzee
And her infant son
Henrietta Maria (1818)
Her daughter
Henry (1892), son of Thomas and grand nephew of Marwood Turner Straubenzee.
Lt 14th Dragoons and Col 2nd West Yorkshire Militia
JP North Riding and Deputy Lt North and West Riding
His wife, Hon Henrietta (1890)
Jane Cookson (1810)
Mother of Henrietta Maria Straubenzee
Major Thornton Straubenzee (1843)
Royal Artillery
His wife Maria (1871)
General Sir Charles Thomas Straubenzee CCB (1892) Lists some dervice details including holding command of a brigade in the Crimean Campaign 1855-56; and land forces at the capture of Canton and subsequent operations until 1860. Governor of Malta 1872-78

Other Monuments
Elizabeth I'Anson (1780), Mary I'Anson (1782), Thomas I'Anson (1784) Brass
Christopher Edward Wyville MA (1893) 23 years rector. Brass
Lt Col Rowan van Straubenzee (1898) Served in India, Crimea, China and Canada. Brass
Thomas van Straubenzee (1843) and his wife Maria (1871). Brass recording the window above was erected in their memory in 1872. On sill

Stanwick - St John the Baptist
Under the care of the Churches Conservation Trust

Two male civilian and one female medieval effigies

Above: Female medieval effigy. All in the chancel

George Atkinson Alderson (1875)

Right : Wingate Pulleine (1768); his daughter-in-law, Winifred Pulleine (1782). Below is Elizabeth Pulleine (Button)(1806). Much of the lettering has faded and rendered illegible.

Next right: Sir Hugh Smithson 3rd Bart (1729). The monument was erected 1732.

Daughters of Hugh, Duke of Northumberland. By J. Gott
Elizabeth (1820), Julia (1812), Frances (1803)

Left: Anthony Smithson (1688), son of Sir Hugh, 1st Bart, and his wife, Susannah  (Barkham) (1674)

Sir Hugh Smithson 1st Bart (1670) and his wife Dorothy (Rawstrone) (1691)
Note the effigy of a lady under the window and below the monument; this is shown above.
Please note: the information given in Pevsner (The Buildings of England: Yorkshire, The North Riding 1966) is not only rather vague but quite incorrect. I have checked various sources - including the Victoria County History of the area - and read and translated the various texts on the tablets. I believe the information given above is the correct one.

There are large number of stones of various type in the church, many set into the wall. I have shown a number of the most interesting below

East Wall of the Porch
Special Note: Cross and shears (top left); the cross head based on a three circle design appears to be a common feature at Stanwick. Cross with sword (faint) bottom.
West Wall of the Porch
Special Note: The slab on the top right shows a cross, sword and shield; this is the top half, the  remaining part being set into the west wall of the south aisle. (shown below)
Special Note: A slab of a blacksmith. Note the horse shoe and two types of hammers, as well as the sword. The cross head is partly built from horse shoes, Special note: The chalice on the fragment bottom left. A slab of a priest. Special note: The bottom half of the slab shown above; here is the bottom of the sword and shield, as well as a dagger and the base of the cross
Above: Brass to Eleanor, Duchess of Northumberland 20th C
Right: Fragment of hog back 10th C

Stainton - St Peter and St Paul
14th century priest holding a heart

Stonegrave - Holy Trinity 
 (Stonegrave Minster)
Church open : park in lane outside church 
O/S Ref: SE 656 779

Top two rows:

Robert Thornton (1418) & Wife. Note the small shield with arms
Left: Civilian male early 14th century. He is shown with a cap tied under his chin and his legs are crossed, this latter being unusual in civilian effigies.

William Thornton (1330)
Far left: WILLIAM THORNSTON Esqr deſcended from the Ancient & Worſhipfull Family, ſurnamed de Thornton (Lords of East Newton from the time of K: Edw: 1...Marryed ALICE...And having lived most Religiouſly 45 Years, Dyed Septemb 17 MDCLXVII' Painted wooden panel.  Near left:  Rev William Comber A.M. (1810) Vicar of Kirky Moorside.  Centre left:  His wife Dorothy (1807)  Centre right: The above set up this tablet to member of their family: To Rev William's father, Thomas (1763), and mother Anne (1734); to his elder brother Rev Thomas LLD (1778), Rector of Beckworth & Morborn in Huntingdonshire; and to his younger brother Andrew (1747). To Dorothy's mother, Dorothy (1759) and to the latter's sister Ann (1789)  Near right:  'JN this Jſle lyeth the Body of THOs JACKSON of NUNNUNGTON in this Pariſh Gent with MARY his WIFE...' 1702 & 1678 '...They had Jſſue Eleven Children Five Sons and Six Daughters. RICHARD, THOMAS, REYNOLD, ELIZABETH and three MARYS which all Dyed Young. ANN Dyed 19th Janry 1694 Aged 27. RICHARD Dyed 22d Decr 1701 Aged 29.  THOMAS Dyed 6th July 1737 Aged 63 after being Town Clerk of LONDON thirteen YEARS  and was interred in the City at St LAWRENCE Jury Church by his Wife and son THOMAS. He left an only Daugter DOROTHY who was married to JOHN SHAFTOE Eſq of WHITWORTH in the Biſhoprick of DURHAM  Far right: See below, right.

Thomas Comber STP (1699) 

floor slab, Latin text
Top: Rev Fredrick Kendall BA (1836) Vicar of Riccall and a magistrate for the East Riding of this County.
Susanna Oxlee (1831) and her husband Rev John Oxlee (1854), Curate at Stonegrave. 

Sutton on the Forest

Richard Harland (1750)
JP Lawyer of Gray's Inn
Sir Charles Hoar Harland (1810)
He added Harland to his name after marrying Anne, co-heiress of Philip Harland
Richard Harland (1689)
fought for the Royalists at Marston Moor and Worcester

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