NORTH STAFFS BRANCH OF THE CLASSICAL ASSOCIATION


Mucklestone St Mary's - Chetwode Monument

A suggested translation is supplied. (This is very much work in progress.)


Sub hoc Marmore quiescunt Reliquiĉ
D[omini]. IOHANNIS CHETWODE de Oakley Bart..
Honoratissimeq[ue] MARIĈ Uxoris Ejus
Jonathanis Raymond Equitis
Et Londinensis1 Aldermanni Filiĉ,
Ex Qua^ Filium Unicum
PHILIPPUM T. CHETWODE
Et Tres Filias, Annam, Mariam, et Abigailem
adhuc Superstites, Suscepit.
Ille, Aprilis XXIIo, AD MDCCXXXIII,
Illa hinc in Cĉlum migravit Ian XIIo
Anno Salutis MDCCII .

Sub eodem Marmore Sepulta jacet
CATHARINA, Uxor Ejus Secunda,
Iohannis Tayleur de Rodington in Agro
Salopiensi Armigeri, Filia;
Quĉ Sine Prole Obiit, Octobris XIVo
Anno D. MDCCXVII .

Hoc Suĉ erga Parentes Pietatis gratum
Et Eorum Memoriĉ debitum
Mnemosynon Posuit
Filius D[ominus]. PHILIPPUS T. CHETWODE Bar.ttus
de Oakley
Anno Dom. MDCCXXXVI


Beneath this monument rest the remains of
SIR2 JOHN CHETWODE of Oakley, Baronet
And of the Honourable MARY his wife
Daughter of Sir Jonathan Raymond, Knight
And Alderman of London,
By whom he had his only son
PHILIP T. CHETWODE
And Three Daughters, Anne, Mary, and Abigail,
who still survive.
He passed from this place to the heavens
on 22nd April 1733 and
She on 12th January in the Year of Salvation 1702.3

Buried beneath the same monument lies
CATHARINE, His Second Wife,
the Daughter of John Tayleur, Esquire,
of Rodington in the County of Shropshire.
She died without issue on 14th October
in the Year of Our Lord 1717.

Their Son SIR PHILIP T. CHETWODE of Oakley, Baronet
Erected this Mnemosynon4
Gratefully as a mark of Piety to his Parents,
and dutifully in their Memory
in the Year of Our Lord 1736.

1 An error in the inscription itself.
2 Literally "Lord", but an inscription of 1886 in St Peter ad Vincula, Stoke, also to a Baronet, makes it clear this form was used in late Latin.
3 1703 New Style.
4 Or translate from Greek as 'funerary monument'.


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