Biography of Peter Scheemakers Sculptor 1691-1781
In 1691 Peter Scheemakers Sculptor 1691-1781 was born.
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 25 Mar 1733 Captain William Berkeley -1733 died at sea whilst Commander of HMS Tyger on its journey from Guinea to the West Indies. He was buried at sea. Memorial in the Church of St Mary, Bruton sculpted by Peter Scheemakers Sculptor 1691-1781 (58) in 1749. beneath.
In 1781 Peter Scheemakers Sculptor 1691-1781 (90) died.
St Mary's Church, Preston on Stour. That on the left signed Richard Westmacott Sculptor 1775-1856. That in the middle sculpted by Peter Scheemakers Sculptor 1691-1781 and James "Athenian" Stuart 1713-1788.