TF4582 : William Ballett memorial

taken 5 months ago, near to Strubby, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

William Ballett memorial
William Ballett memorial
Bailett monument. Strubby church
A monument to William Bailett and family.
His two wives Joan (Garton) married 1588, and Susannah (Dethick) are shown. Behind are his 9 children, two sons and a daughter by Joan, and by Susannah 5 sons and a daughter. He died in 1648 aged 99.
He was son of Edward Bailett of Suffolk, and sometime Alderman of London and lived at Woodthorpe Hall. Strubby was originally with Woodthorpe before the airfield was built in 1942.
Unusually, the children are shown above and behind the adults, at their own prayer desk.
St Oswald's church, Strubby

Grade II* listed.

A church originally from circa 1300, with chancel, a 4 bay nave and south aisle, rebuilt in 1856-7 (except chancel) by Maughan & Fowler and again in 1874 by Ewan Christian. There was originally an oak framed tower, which became unsafe and was demolished, replaced with a bellcote and spirelet.
The east window is early 14th C. there is also a worn effigy from that time, and the south aisle and font date from 15th C.
There are several fine medieval Poppy-head bench ends.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 7 September, 2019   (more nearby)
Thursday, 12 September, 2019
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 4527 8257 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:19.2077N 0:10.7659E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 4527 8257
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Grade II(star) Listed  Church  Church Interior  Memorial 

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