Biography of Thomas Green of Camberwell 1659-1730

 St Andrew's Church, Denton Peterborough Cathedral St Michael's Church, Stragglethorpe

Thomas Green of Camberwell 1659-1730 is in Sculptors.

Around 1659 Thomas Green of Camberwell was born.

On 05 Mar 1710 John Holt (age 67) died. He was buried at St Mary's Church, Redgrave. His grey and white marble monument, with some gilt, and was made by Thomas Green of Camberwell (age 51). In the centre of the monument is the seated effigy of a judge, flanked by statues representing personifications of Justice and Vigilance, all contained in an elaborately carved aedicule.

After 1713. St Andrew's Church, Denton [Map]. Monument to Richard Welby. Sculpted by Thomas Green of Camberwell (age 54). 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.

The inscription reads:


Here are deposited the Remains of

RICHARD WELBY of Denton Esqr

Lord of the Mannours of Welby Streglethorp Saperton and

Swinsted and High Sheriff of the County of Lincoln 1705

A Gentleman of an ancient & Virtuous Family, a good Christian

a Loyal Subject, a true lover of the Church

a sincere Respector of its Clergy and

a daily Frequentor of its Worship

In His private Character, Modest, Humble and Courteous

of great Probity and universal Charity

The Poor lost in him a liberal and silent Benefactor

his Tenants, a forbearing Landlord;

his Servants, a kind and prudent master;

his Relations, an invaluable Friend;

his Children, a most indulgent Father and

his Mournfull Wife ye Best of Husbands.

He marry'd MARY Daughter & Sole Heiress of JOHN TOWERS of

the Isle of Ely Esqr, by whom he had Issue;


After a tedious Sickness, which he bore with exemplary patience

and resignation, he dyed on Easter day 1713

In hopes of a Joyfull Resurrection; & lament his loss

the Righteous shall be had in everlasting Remembrance

MARY his once happy Wife now Sorrowfull Relict

??????? her own Affection

Erected this Monument Dec 10 1714.


Ob June 8 1759

Ae 74

Richard Welby: On 05 Apr 1713 he died.

On 08 Oct 1718 Bishop Richard Cumberland (age 86) died. He was buried the next day at Peterborough Cathedral [Map]. Sculpted by Thomas Green of Camberwell (age 59).

Bishop Richard Cumberland: On 15 Jul 1632 he was born In 1691 Bishop Richard Cumberland was elected Bishop of Peterborough. He, apparently, discovered he had been elected when he read it in a newspaper whilst enjoying his habitual morning coffee at a coffe-house in Stamford.

Around 1730 Thomas Green of Camberwell (age 71) died.

St Michael's Church, Stragglethorpe [Map]. Monument to Richard Earle 4th Baronet sculpted by Thomas Green of Camberwell.

Richard Earle 4th Baronet: Around 1673 he was born to Richard Earle 3rd Baronet. Around 1680 Richard Earle 3rd Baronet died. His son Richard Earle 4th Baronet succeeded 4th Baronet Earle of Stragglethorpe in Lincolnshire. On 13 Aug 1697 he died unmarried. He was buried at St Michael's Church, Stragglethorpe. Baronet Earle of Stragglethorpe in Lincolnshire extinct.