History of St Leonard's Church, Wollaton

Around 1468 Anna Leeke 1425-1468 (43) died in Wollaton. She was buried at St Leonard's Church, Wollaton.

On 07 Oct 1471 Richard Willoughby -1471 died. He was buried in St Leonard's Church, Wollaton.
Monument to Richard Willoughby -1471 and Anna Leeke 1425-1468. Excellent brass with Cadaver Underneath. The arms being, left to right, , impaled with Leeke, impaled with Foljambe Arms, impaled with Annesley Arms.

In 1528 Henry Willoughby 1451-1528 (77) was buried at St Leonard's Church, Wollaton. A fine chest tomb. Monument in sandstone (rather than alabaster), somewhat damaged, with his four wives, two each side.Lancastrian Esses Collar somehwat unusual given the 1528 date of his death.Sphinx Crest. Cadaver Underneath. Henry Willoughby's Arms including Willoughby top left hand corner (Water Bougets from Willoughy family original name Bugge).

After 1549. St Leonard's Church, Wollaton. Monument to Henry Willoughby 1517-1549 and Henry Willoughby 1451-1528.

In Jan 1609 John Gell 1st Baronet Gell 1593-1671 (15) and Elizabeth Willoughby Baronetess Gell -1644 were married at St Leonard's Church, Wollaton.

On 16 Dec 1774 Francis Willoughby 3rd Baron Middleton 1726-1774 (48) died. His brother Thomas Willoughby 4th Baron Middleton 1728-1781 (45) succeeded 4th Baron Middleton. Georgina Chadwick Baroness Middleton by marriage Baroness Middleton.
On 02 Nov 1781 Thomas Willoughby 4th Baron Middleton 1728-1781 (52) died. His first-cousin Henry Willoughby 5th Baron Middleton 1726-1800 (47) succeeded 5th Baron Middleton. Dorothy Cartright Baroness Middleton -1808 by marriage Baroness Middleton.
On 14 Jun 1800 Henry Willoughby 5th Baron Middleton 1726-1800 (73) died. His son Henry Willoughby 6th Baron Middleton 1761-1835 (13) succeeded 6th Baron Middleton. Jane Lawley Baroness Middleton 1767-1793 (7) by marriage Baroness Middleton.
On 18 Sep 1808 Dorothy Cartright Baroness Middleton -1808.
Monument in St Leonard's Church, Wollaton sculpted by John Bacon Sculptor 1740-1799 (34).

On 19 Jun 1835 Henry Willoughby 6th Baron Middleton 1761-1835 (74) died. His first-cousin Digby Willoughby 7th Baron Middleton 1769-1856 (65) succeeded 7th Baron Middleton.
11 Mar 1793 Jane Lawley Baroness Middleton 1767-1793 died.
Monument in St Leonard's Church, Wollaton sculpted by Richard Westmacott Sculptor 1775-1856 (59).

Hugh Willoughby -1406 was appointed Rector at St Leonard's Church, Wollaton.