History of All Saints Church, Ashover
On 13 Mar 1518 Thomas Babington 1449-1518 (69) died at Ashover. He was buried at All Saints Church, Ashover.
Monument to Thomas Babington 1449-1518 (69) and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511. Excellent painted alabaster. Monument of the Tudor Period with the colours much refreshed. He in civilian clothes with a purse (aka scrip aka gypciere) hanging from his belt. Dog(s) chewing at her dress. Gabled Headress. The chest tomb of exceptional quality with the fifteen weepers under Crocketed canopies broadly undamaged. The weepers are believed to represent Thomas and Editha's children and their respective spouses. The chest tomb now abuts the south wall of the chancel meaning only three sides visible. Carved by Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent. impaled .