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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade I Listed Building in Membury, Devon

St John the Baptist: memorial to Nicholas Fry of Yarty, d.1632, & wife Eleanor (Brett of Whitstanton); mottled grey columns surmounted by Corinthian capitals

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Here lieth the bodies of Nicholas Fry of Yeartie, Esq. who died 25th October 1632 in the 79th year of his age, and of Elynor, his wife, the daughter of John Brett, of Whitstantone, in the county of Somerset, Esq. She died the 28th of March 1619 in the-- year of her age. They lived in wedlocke 37 years. They had issue 4 sonnes and 6 daughters. William the eldest sonne who married Mary the youngest daughter of John Yonge Esq. Henry the second sonne who married Elizabeth the youngest daughter of Richard Parrett of Buckerell, Gent. Nicholas the third sonne who died an infant. John fourth sonne who yet liveth unmarried. Margaret the first daughter who married Robert Ashford, of Kingston Newell, Esq. Elizabeth their second daughter who married Henry Worth of Worth, Esq. Bridgett their 3rd daughter who married Edward Pine of Eastdowne, Esq. Anne 4th daughter who died an infant. Alice the 5th daughter who married Henry Luscombe of Luscombe, Esq. Agnes who married Gideon Sherman of Knightstone

Uploaded by Tim
on 30 July 2022


Photo ID: 304497
Building ID: 101170817
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