St Mary The Virgin's Church, Prittlewell

Church Details


Visited
03/04/2014
Locking Status
Consult church website for opening details
Built
Saxon doorway in N chancel wall. Much Norman. Tudor tower.
Restoration
1909; 1921-31; 1957
Restoration Architect
Comper; P.M. Johnston & W.A. Forsyth; O.H. Cockrill
Website
http://www.stmarysprittlewell.co.uk/


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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - To the Glory of God and in memory of Caroline Wallis, died September 9th 1925.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - This ancient stained glass is erected to the Glory of GOD in memory of Sir Arundell Neave, Baronet who died September 21st 1877, by his widow The Honourable Gwyn Gertrude - Lady Neave. Airey Neave, assassinated in 1979, whilst a member of Margaret Thatcher's opposition party, is related to Sir Arundell Neave.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - Feed my lambs, feed my sheep. Go ye into all the world & preach the gospel to every creature.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - In thee do I put, O Lord, my trust. Archie Lanchester Gowing A.I.F. - killed in action 11th April 1917. Caroline Kyle Gowing - died 30th June 1927. Frederic Lanchester Gowing - died 16th Sept 1930. Jane Watts-Ditchfield - died 30th March 1937. Jonathan. Joshua. Timothy with his grandmother Lois.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - In memory of William Wallis who died Feb 26 1899.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - Saul Saul, why persecutest thou me? In glad remembrance of Frederic Samuel Irons, 13th Feb 1951, also of Ellen Ada Irons wife of the above who died in her 91st year on the 23rd April 1971

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - In glad remembrance of Alderman Thomas Dowsett, J.P., First Mayor of the Borough of Southend-on-Sea, 1892-3 and Alderman Herbert Arthur Dowsett, J.P. Mayor of the County Borough of Southend-on-Sea, 1925-26, 1937-39.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - In glad remembrance : Flora Caroline White - 12th January 1940; Henry George Ellery - 27th December 1944; Henry John White - 6th April 1949; Mary Hannah Ellery - 8th September 1954. I AM the LIGHT of the WORLD. With Thee is the fountain of life; in Thy light shall we see light. The Lord shall be thine everlasting light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended. The Gentiles shall come to Thy Light and Kinds to the brightness of Thy rising.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - In thankful remembrance of Julia Theodora Janet Renall, died January 11th 1958, and of Herbert William Renall, died March 2nd 1940.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - In memory of Elizabeth Anne Heygate. In peace January 19th 1879 - aged 90. Allelujah, allelujah. Suffer little children to come unto me and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - To the Glory of GOD. In ever glad remembrance of James Tabor C.B.E., D.L, J.P., High Sheriff of Essex 1912-1913. Born January 25th 1869. Died March 2nd 1938.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - In glad thanksgiving. John W.G. Davis. R.T.R. 11th November 1944.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - Frederick J. Robinson - 4th May 1947. Given by Lindisfarne College 1940.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - In memory of James Heygate died July 22 1873 age 89. The Gentiles shall come to thy light and kings to the brightnss of thy rising.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - In grateful recognition of the exertions of the Vicar, his father and family in promoting the restoration of this church. Given by the parishioners, Easter 1872.

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Monument Images

St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - Here lieth buried Mary Davies the wiffe of Richard Davies the sonne of John Davies the elder of Middleton in the County of Salop, Esq) Esq of the body exterordinary unto his magisty, shee was the eldest daughter & coheire or Richard Cocke of this Parish Esq, the sonne of John Cocke Esq by Elizabeth his wiffe, one of the daughters of the right Honorable Thomas Lord Wentwoorth Lord Chamberleyn to King Edward the 6, Shee departed this liffe without issue born, on the 2 day of September Anno 1623.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - In Memory of Mrs Agnes Thornborrow, relict of the late Mr John Thornborrow of Southwark who departed this life at South End the 28th day of October 1805 Aged 67.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - Sacred to the memory of The Revd Sir Herbert Croft Baronet LLB. Thirty years vicar of this parish who died at Paris 26 April 1816 in the 65 year of his age.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - In memory of Robert Scratton Esq of this parish, who died November 30th 1839, in the 86th year of his age. Also of Elizabeth Scratton, wife of the above, who died July 30th 1840, in the 88th year of her age.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - In memory of John Bayntun Scratton Esq of Milton Hall in this parish, who died June 28th 1842 in the 63rd year of his age. Also of Harriet (eldest daughter of the above and Harriet his wife.) who died June 2nd 1844 aged 30, at Cadenabbia on the Lake of Como, and is buried in the cemetery of Griante. Also of Harriet Scratton (wife of the above) who died June 4th 1856 in her 65th year.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - To the memory of the Revd Frederick Nolan, L.L.D., F.R.S. & co. 12 years vicar of this parish. He died September 16th 1861 in the 85th year of his age at Geraldstown House in the County of Meath, Ireland. He was a true Christian. A man of distinguished learning. An affectionate husband and a sincere friend. My spirit hath rejoiced in God my saviour. His mortal remains are interred in the family vault at Navan. There Remaineth a Rest.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - To the memory of Spencer Robert Wigram vicar of this parish 1864-1880 by whose efforts this church was restored and of his wife Elizabeth Pearson R.I.P.

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St Mary the Virgin, Prittlewell Church - Dated 1966. One of a series of photos purchased on ebay. Photographer unknown.

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