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Chest tombs of Carr, Warburton and Berry in the grounds of Church of St. Peter Ad Vincula


Area
Stoke
Street
Glebe Street
Heritage No.
126 A
Grade
II
Date Listed
15 March 1993
Building: Chest tombs of Carr, Warburton and Berry in the grounds of Church of St. Peter Ad Vincula
Location: STOKE ON TRENT SJ8645 GLEBE STREET, approximately 75 meters south of the church
Description:  4 chest tombs and headstone, C18, stone


Chest tombs and headstone of Carr, Warburton and Berry
Chest tombs and headstone of Carr, Warburton and Berry
 

1 = back right
2 = front right
3 = back left
4 = front left

 

Inscriptions on chest 1:
"Joseph Warburton of Cliffgate
died July 28 1788"
"Ann, wife of John Berry 1800"
(+ son)

 Inscriptions on chest 2:
"John Warburton Berry late of Stoke upon Trent
died Aug 6th 1810
also Sarah Berry, daughter of the above
also John Johnson Berry, son of the above"

 Inscriptions on chest 3:
"1784 aged 39 yrs
Ann - wife of Joseph Warburton"

 Inscriptions on chest 4:
"Here lieth the body of Jane ye wife
of George Carr of Penkhull who
departed this life ye 2d day of February
in the year of our Lord 1776 aged
30 years"

 

photo:  Steve Birks  July 2000


4 Chest Tombs and a headstone.

Early 18th Century, late 18th Century early 19th Century. Stone.

The tombs which are all similarly detailed with inscribed slabs forming the long sides and angle pilasters like balusters, commemorates members of the Carr, Berry and Warburton families who died between 1776 and 1846.

Berry tomb inscribed on the top slab, the base repaired in brick. Across the east end of this tomb, there is a headstone with 2 round arched panels - no longer legible, but probably early 18th Century.


photo:   Brian Peach  Aug 2000

 


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