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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Derby
Town
Derby
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814), War of 1812 (1812-1815)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
60719
Current location

On the South wall of the fourth bay of the crypt.
Derby Cathedral (Cathedral Church of All Saints)
Junction Of Iron Gate
Queen St And St Marys Gate
Derby
Derby
Derbyshire
DE1 3GP
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 352 365
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A composite white marble tablet on two pieces of black marble backboard, curved in plan and originally affixed to a column in the nave of the church. At the top is a semicircular pediment with a moulded border and bearing the arms of the Bainbrigge family in a coloured lozenge. Below that is a moulded cornice decorated with overlapping laurel leaves above the plain tablet. Below the tablet is an inverted moulded cornice above a decorated frieze on a pair of brackets. On each side of the tablet is a decorative feature comprising a scroll and an acanthus leaf. The incised inscription is in upright capital Roman lettering coloured black, but much faded.
Inscription
HERE LIES THE BODY OF/ RACHEL, DAUGHTER OF PETER DOBREE,/ OF GUERNSEY, ESQ. AND WIDOW OF/ LIEUTT. COLONEL PHILIP BAINBRIGGE,/ (KILL'D AT THE BATTLE OF EGMONT-OP-ZEE,/ OCTR. 5, 1799, COMMANDING THE 20TH. REGT. FOOT)/ FOURTH SON OF THOMAS BAINBRIGGE,/ OF DERBY AND OF WOODSEAT, ESQ,/ WHO WAS GRANDSON OF/ WILLIAM BAINBRIGGE, OF LOCKINGTON,/ BY HIS WIFE BARBARA, DAUGHTER OF/ SIR NICHOLAS WILMOT, OF OSMASTON./ THE SAID RACHEL BAINBRIGGE,/ DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON THE 4TH. OF MAY, 1842,/ AGED 78 YEARS./ HERE ALSO LIE THE BODIES OF/ THREE OF THE DAUGHTERS OF THE ABOVE/ NAMED PHILIP AND RACHEL, NAMELY,/ HARRIET, THE WIDOW OF/ LIEUTT. COLONEL ROBERT DALE,/ (KILL'D AT THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS,/ IN 1815, COMMANDING THE 93RD. REGT.)/ SHE DIED APRIL 5TH. 1836, AGED 53;/ HONOR ELIZABETH,/ WHO DIED APRIL 8TH. 1838, AGED 53;/ AND LASTLY, RACHEL DOBREE,/ WHO DIED SEPTEMBER 7TH. 1849, AGED 59.
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
  • War of 1812 (1812-1815)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Detail
    Measurements: depth 55mm, height 255mm, width 520mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 660mm, width 500mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 380mm, width 650mm
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
History
20 August 2010: Inscription faded. 20 June 1952: Building listed Grade I, English Heritage reference 402847 c 1926: Memorial removed from nave during refurbishment, in preparation for church being designated a cathedral, and relocated in the crypt. c 1905: Memorial in original position on second column and visible in photographs in All Saints Scrapbook. 1881: Memorial described by Rev J C Cox as being in the second pier (actually a column) on the south side of the nave, counting from the East.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The building and its contents are managed by Derby Cathedral.
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet 147/ 1881 Chronicles of the Collegiate Church of All Saints, Rev J C Cox, Bemrose, London and Derby, 1881 - contains a description of the memorial at that time.
  • Bishop Rawlinson Library, All Saints Scrapbook - Contains many photographs illustrating the interior of the church, particularly following the 1905 refurbishment.

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