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Elvaston Kedleston Longford Newton Solney Norbury Radbourne Repton Sudbury Tideswell
Elvaston - St Bartholomew
John Stanhope (1638) The fragments were reassembled in 1731

Sir John Stanhope (1610/11) & Catherine (Trentham) Alabaster

Elizabeth William, Countess of Harrington (1898)

Algernon Russell Gayleard Stanhope, Viscount Petersham (1847)


Leicester FitzGerald Charles Stanhope, 5th Earl of Harrington (1862)

Sydney Seymore Hyde Stanhope, 6th Earl of Harrington (1866)
Kedleston - All Saints
Sir John Curson (1406) Sir John Curson (c 1450) & Joan (Bagot) Alabaster. The tomb chest front has three seated saints and two standing angels.



Above:
Sir Richard Curzon (1275) 5th Lord of Kedleston & Wife
Right:
Richard Curson (1496)  14th Lord of Kedleston and Alice (Willoughby) Brass

Left: Sir John Curzon 3rd Bt (1727) and Sarah (Penn)(1718)
Above:
'Here lyeth interred the bodyes of Sir John Curzon Kt & Baronet (sone of John Curzon Esq the sone of Francis Curzon and Eleanor Vernon his wife one of Co-heires to Lord Powis) and of Patience Crew his wife, sister to John, Lord Crew of Steine in Northampton Shire, she departed this life the xxx of March MDCXXXXII and he the xii Decemb. MDCLXXXVI in the 89th year of his age' Erected in 1664 and, accoding to Pevsner, 'shockingly bad.'
Right:
Sir Nathaniel Curzon 2nd Bt (1737) and Sarah  (Penn) (1727) By Peter Scheemakers

Left: Sir Nathaniel Curzon (1765) and Mary Assheton (1776) By Rysbrack to design by Robert Adams
Above:
Lord George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston and fist wife Mary Victoria.  Leiter. He was Viceroy of India 1899-1905. White marble by Sir B MacKennal. This monument is situated in the north aisle which was added by Bodley (1907-13) as a memorial to the wife of Lord Curzon. Wrought iron grilles by P Krall and stained glass by F C Eden.
Right:
Blanche, Baroness Scarsdale (1875)

Longford  - St Chad
Sir Nicholas Longford (1610) & Wife (1620) Alabaster.
There is a whole 'alabaster corner' in the church, with the effigies laid on the floor.
Newton Solney - St Mary
Right and then clockwise:

Sir Henry Every (1709) Erected c 1734 and by Thomas Carter the Elder. There was originally a pyramid behind.
Alabaster knight of c 1375 said to be Sir John de Solney.
Cross legged knight said to bec 1250 and of the Solney family.
There is also - not shown - a headless knight of mid 13th century (Pevsner)

Norbury - St Mary

 Left & Right: Sir Ralph FitzHerbert (1483) & Wife. Alabaster. The photographs show the effigies on the tomb chest with weepers and the lion - together with the bedesman - which will be familiar to the longer standing members of the Society - at Sir Ralph's feet. There is also - not shown - an incised slab to Elizabeth (1491), Sir Ralph's wife - a shrouded figure.

 Sir Nicholas FitzHerbert (1473) Alabaster. Photographs show the effigy on the tomb chest with weepers, a close up of the figure and the lion at the feet. The is also an incised slab to Alice ( c 1460), wife of Sir Nicholas fitzHerbert.



Radbourne - St Andrew
German Pole by Grinling Gibbons & Arnold Quellin in 1683 John de la Pole & Wife (1491)  Alabaster
Repton - St Wystan
Above left & right: Alabaster knight of c. 1400 said to be Sir Robert Frances, Lord of Foremark
Centre: John H Macaulay (1840) Headmaster of Repton 1832-40. His monument speaks of his 'strict but kind administration of this trust' and 'the respect and affection of his scholars'.  However elsewhere he is described as 'a big bullying man, a strict disciplinarian and ferocious flogger'. News of his fatal illness brought the pupils to riot, breaking bounds 'in order to get hold of cakes and ale'. When news reached them that he was beyond hope the boys smashed furniture in his room and burned it on a bonfire. By Joseph Hall the Younger of Derby
Alabaster incised slab. Unknown but there are fragments of an inscription Francis Thaker (1710) of Lincoln's Inn 'Here lieth the body of Gilbert Thacker Esqyer the sone of Thomas Thacker Esqyer who died the three and twentieth daye of Februarie diii 1563 Anno regni Elizabeth regine quinto' Also Katherine Blakwell (1598) and their sons Gilbert & Richard.


Sudbury
All Saints
  John Vernon Esq (1600) & Mary Alabaster. Note the inscription.
Tideswell - St John the Baptist

Left: John Foljambe (1383) This is a good copy made in 1875
Above: Two 14th century ladies; said to be, right, Alice (Furnival) the mother of John Foljambe (left) and, left, Catherine (le Eyre) Foljambe.
Right: 'Pray for the soul of Robert Lytton of Lytton and Isabel his wife, (which Robert died May 12th 1483) also the souls of all the faithful departed on whose souls may God look with favour.' Robert: 'Son of God have mercy on me'; Isabel: 'Mother of God remember me.'
Sir Thurstan (c1423) & Margaret de Bower Alabasters on modern tomb chest Samuel Anderson (1900) Vicar 
     
 
 Bishop Robert Pursglov (1579)   Sir Sampson Meverell (1362) The brasses are on the lid of a modern tomb chest which encloses a stone cadaver effigy

 
 

With many thanks to John Davis, to Clare Hartwell and to Jean MacCreanor for providing the above photographs

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