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NAVE FLOOR MEMORIALS

A number of floor stones are situated towards the west end of the central bay of the Nave. The details are from my own survey in 2005, when many of the stones were already showing signs of erosion. Anything too worn to see has been amended with the historian John Nichols's basic listing of 1800.

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Sileby St Mary : Location of Nave Memorials

 

NV1

 

 

Here lieth [the b]ody of

[Mr John C]harnell

who departed this life on

[December 30] inth (?)

Year of our [Lord 1728] in the

[77th year] of his Age

 

Here

Alfo lieth Interr'd the body of

MRS ELIZABETH HALL

Wife of Mr THOMAS HALL

Relict of MR JOHN CHARNELL

who departed This life the 2d day

of January Anno Dom: 1754

And in the 77th Year of her Age.

 

Reader ftand thou (?) and fhed a tear

Upon the [       ] that lieth here

And when you [                  ] this State of mine

Think on the [                    ] that [ ] for thine

For a [            ] you be

Thou [                      ] me

 

 

Details in RED added from John Nichols

in his 'History of Leicestershire', Vol III (1800) p424-5

NV2

 

 

In a Vault

beneath this Stone lies ye Body

of MRS MARY KING

who died the 30th of October

1743

in the 30th Year of her Age

 

Alfo the Body of

MISS Kathe King,...Spinster

Who departed this life on the

Seventeenth day of July

in the 63d Year of her Age

And of our Lord 1766

Note : Nichols says that this stone is in the South aisle

 

 

NV3

 

 

 

Here lyeth interr'd the

Body of JOHN CHURCH Gent

who departed this life July

the 2[8] Anno Dom 17[3]1 in [the 61ft]

Year of his Age

Details in RED added from John Nichols

in his 'History of Leicestershire', Vol III (1800) p424-5

NV4

[Here lieth interred]

[the] Body of

[Elizabeth, the] Wife of

[Mr John] Canner

[She depar]ted this Life

[July 8,] 1769

[Aged 57] Years

 

[Here lies interred]

[the Body of]

[John Canner]

[Who departed this life]

[Nov 21, 1779]

AGED [69] YEARS  

 

Details in RED added from John Nichols

in his 'History of Leicestershire', Vol III (1800) p424-5

 

NV5

 

 

Here

lieth the Remains of

ELIZABETH the Wife of

Thomas Parfons

She departed This Life

January the 30th 1765

In the 33rd Year of her Age

 

Alfo Near this Place

lieth the Body of

Thomas Parfons

Who departed this Life

April the 5th 1772

in the [4]6th Year of his Age

 

 

Details in RED added from John Nichols

in his 'History of Leicestershire', Vol III (1800) p424-5

 

NV6

 

 

Here Lieth ye Body

of Thomas Parfons

Son of Thomas Parfons

By Mary his wife who

died May ye 8th

1724

 

Here Lieth Allfo

Thomas ye 2nd son

of ye same 1724

 

Her[e] al[so] Lieth Mary

the d[aughter] of the Same

She died June y[e] [..] 1733

in the 5th (?) year of

her Age

NV7

 

 

Here lieth

Interr'd the Body of

William Parfons

Son of Thomas Parfons

By Elizabeth his Wife

he departed this life July 1[st]

In the Year of our Lord [....]

and [in the ? ] Year of his

Age

 

HERE alfo lie the bodies of

Two Children of the abovefaid

THO: and ELIZ: PARSONS Viz.

[...... ] died December ye 14 (?)

In the [....] Year of her A[ge]

Jane (?) died [....] the 2d } 1737

In the 4th Year of her [Age]

The stone is very badly worn in parts

NV8

 

[Deposited]

below [the Mortal] Part of

[John Prior]

who died the [27] June

179[3] : in the [64th] Year

[of his age]

 

My [...................] in the Ground

Till the [........................] Sound

Then [........................] Surprife

And [........................] rife

Details in RED added from John Nichols

in his 'History of Leicestershire', Vol III (1800) p424-5

 

 

NV9

 

Here lie the bodies of

Thomas Parsons and Susannah his wife

She departed January the 29th, 1736, aged 84

He departed the 27th of December, 1739, aged 79.

 

Here also lie the bodies of Thomas Parsons,

and Mary his wife, fon of the abovefaid.

He departed this life March 7, 1747, aged 57.

She died Auguft 10, 1761, aged 62.

Details in RED added from John Nichols

in his 'History of Leicestershire', Vol III (1800) p424-5

NV10

Here lieth Martha Sing

wife of John Sing,

fchoolmasfter of this parifh,

who died the 14th of June, 1771,

Aged 59 Years

 

 

Details in RED added from John Nichols

in his 'History of Leicestershire', Vol III (1800) p424-5

 

​NV11

 

 

Beneath

Lie the mortal Remains of

John Sing.

He departed this Life

Aug 31, 1786

Aged 74 Years.

Details in RED added from John Nichols

in his 'History of Leicestershire', Vol III (1800) p424-5

 

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