History of Church of St Mary Magdalen Castle Ashby

Church of St Mary Magdalen Castle Ashby is in Castle Ashby.

Monument to an unknown knight. Early Medieval Period. Church of St Mary Magdalen Castle Ashby.

Circa 1410. Brass at Church of St Mary Magdalen Castle Ashby to Walter Ermyn Rector He is represented vested in a cope, upon the borders of which are engraved small figures of St. Peter, St. Paul, St. Andrew, St. Nicholas, and St. Lawrence on one side, and on the other St. Anne, St. Katharine, St. Margaret, St. Mary Magdalene, and St. Elena.

On 02 Apr 1830 Margaret Douglas-Maclean-Clephane Marchiness Northampton 1791-1830 (38) died. Monument at Church of St Mary Magdalen Castle Ashby sculpted by Pietro Tenerani Sculptor 1789-1869 (40) in 1836.

On 17 Jan 1851 Spencer Compton 2nd Marquess Northampton 1790-1851 (61) died. He was buried at Church of St Mary Magdalen Castle Ashby. His son Charles Compton 3rd Marquess Northampton 1816-1877 (35) succeeded 3rd Marquess Northampton 2C 1812, 11th Earl of Northampton 5C 1618.
Angel of the Resurrection sculpted by Pietro Tenerani Sculptor 1789-1869 (76) in 1866. The quote from First Letter to the Corinthians Chapter 15 Verse 52. The inscription on the side Marmoris hoc sculpti eloquens silentium spe futuri patri charissimo dicavit filius.

On 22 May 1858 Margaret Compton 1830-1858 (28) died from childbirth. Monument at Church of St Mary Magdalen Castle Ashby erected by her husband Edward Frederick Leveson Gower 1819-1907 (39). Sculpted by Baron Pietro Marochetti Sculptor 1805-1867 (53).

After 1945. Memorial to those who died in WWII at Church of St Mary Magdalen Castle Ashby.

Floor tiles at Church of St Mary Magdalen Castle Ashby: Here lies the bodies of Jane the first wife of Spencer Compton 8th Earl of Northampton 1738-1796, Charles Compton 1st Marquess Northampton 1760-1828, Mary his wife also of Spencer Second Marquis of Northampton and Margaret his wife and also his grandchildren.

Churchyard at Church of St Mary Magdalen Castle Ashby with various graves of the Compton family.