Twenty Trees


St Andrew's Church, Denton. Sculpted by Thomas Green Sculptor 1659-1730. The fully wigged standing life sized figure of the deceased stands in an arched surround flanked by fluted Pilasters with Acanthus scrolls and broken segmental Pediment contaning a cherub and Putti leaning down from heaven holding a metal coronet, surmounted by an achievement. Beneath is he inscription panel and to either side Putti holding memento mori, and mourning, one with tears.

On 28 Oct 1613 George St Paul Baronet St Paul 1562-1613 (51) died. He was buried at St Lawrence's Church, Snarford. Monument to George St Paul Baronet St Paul 1562-1613 (51) and Frances Wray Countess Warwick -1634. Elizabethan Recumbent. A base supporting the reclining figures of the deceased with composite Pillars supporting an Entablature and armorial termination. In the base is a central semi-circular niche containing a carving of the deceased's daughter, flanked by niches containing mourning Putti. Above on the lower step is a figure of Frances in full mourning dress with formal Ruff and hat, reclining on a cushion holding a prayer book. On the upper step he reclines in plate armour with a sword. The figures are contained in a semi-circular headed Recess with roses in the archivolt and on the back wall is an inscribed rectangular panel with scrolls and memento mori. The Pillars to either side support a frieze and Entablature from which rise flaming urns and at the angles, and at the centre is a raised achievement of arms flanked by scrolled shields and Obelisks.

On 03 Sep 1634 Edward Coke Lord Chief Justice 1552-1634 (82) died. Monument in Church of St Mary the Virgin, Tittleshall. Simple sarcophagus on pedestal with lying effigy. Pair of flanking Tuscan columns supporting a full entablature with putti on frieze and broken segmental pediment. Carved and painted achievement in and above tympanum flanked by four reclining figures of the Virtues on pediment extrados.
Above. Quarterly of eight: , Crispin, Folkard, Sparham, Nerford, Yarmouth, and Pawe. The crest is broken. Farrer says it was: On a chapeau Azure, turned up Ermine, an ostrich Argent, holding in its mouth a horseshoe Or. The motto reads Prudens qui Patiens.
The effigy was carved by John Hargrave, the rest of the memorial was made by Nicholas Stone Sculptor 1587-1647 (47).
Below the effigy are three shields. Left implaling . His first wife Bridget Paston -1598. Middle . Right impaling ; his second wife Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire 1596-1672 (38).

On 31 Mar 1682 John Freschville 1st Baron Frescheville 1607-1682 (74) died. The last of the male line of Freschville. He was buried in Church of St John the Baptist, Staveley where his third wife Anna Charlotte De Vic -1717 commissioned a monument. Sarcophagus with seated Putti.

On 19 Jan 1686 Richard Bertie 1635-1686 (51) died. Monument in Church of St Michael and All Angels, Edenham, South Kesteven. Large swagged and scrolled Cartouche surmounted by an Urn and cornucupia and bearing two scrolled inscription panels, a shield of arms with palms supported by two Putti.[Source: BLB].

On 26 Jul 1723 Robert Bertie 1st Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1660-1723 (62) died. His son Peregrine Bertie 2nd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1686-1741 (37) succeeded 2nd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven, 2nd Marquess Lindsay, 5th Earl Lindsey, 18th Baron Willoughby Eresby. Jane Brownlow Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven -1736 by marriage Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven.
Monument in the Church of St Michael and All Angels, Edenham, South Kesteven sculpted by Peter Scheemakers Sculptor 1691-1781 (32) and Henry Cheere 1st Baronet St Margaret's Sculptor 1703-1781 (20). A Classical Aedicule with Corinthian Capitals supporting open Dentillated Pediment with garland, urns and Putti. Before the Aedicule a rounded Pedestal supports a marble image of the deceased attired as a Roman General.

On 01 Jan 1741 Peregrine Bertie 2nd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1686-1741 (54) died. His son Peregrine Bertie 3rd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1714-1778 (27) succeeded 3rd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven, 3rd Marquess Lindsay, 6th Earl Lindsey, 19th Baron Willoughby Eresby.
Monument in the Church of St Michael and All Angels, Edenham, South Kesteven. Flat Obelisk before which stands life sized carving of the deceased leaning on an Urn, in Roman dress, a putto holding a Medallion of the Duchess Jane Brownlow Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven -1736.

On 14 May 1751 Mary Churchill Duchess Montagu 1689-1751 (61) died. Monument in St Edmund's Church, Warkton. Sculpted by Louis-Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762 (48). Erected by her Daughter, Lady Mary Montagu. The. Monument is adorned with figures representing the three fates of Clotho, Atropos and Lachesis, arranged to show the cutting of Mary’s life thread, and Lachesis’ dismay at it being cut short. Three Putti also figure on the. Monument, one of whom holds the spindle from which the thread was cut.

In 1762 Adrien Carpentiers 1713-1778 (49). Portrait of Louis-Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762 (59).

On 02 Jun 1800 Jane Dutton 1753-1800 (46) died at Bath. Monument in Church of St Mary the Virgin, Tittleshall sculpted by Joseph Nollekens Sculptor 1737-1823 (62). Flat obelisk background. Pedestal with inscription and supporting the carving which is centred around a broken column with standing figure of woman leaning on it in front of opened book. Angel on cloud above and putto below holding up a flaming heart.