NORTH STAFFS BRANCH OF THE CLASSICAL ASSOCIATION


Madeley All Saints' - Shaw Plaque

Small brass plaque in stone surround, above Vicar's Stall, South side of Chancel. A suggested translation is supplied.

Shaw plaque, All Saints' Madeley - Photo © Andy Fear May 2006

CAROLUS SHAW M.A.

č coll[egio] : SS[anctissimę]. Trin[itatis] : Cant[abrigiensi] :

Ecclesię hujus Vicarius, Anglicanę Pastor fidelis

VIR

Humanitatis eximię, Sinceritatis integrę,

Charitatis verč christianę,

Obijt Oct. 28 :

Anno Domini 1702 :

Ętatis 42.


CHARLES SHAW M.A.

Of the College of the Most Holy Trinity, Cambridge

Vicar of this Church, and a Faithful Pastor of the Anglican Church

A MAN

of outstanding Humanity, pure Sincerity,

and truly Christian Charity,

he died 28th October

in the Year of Our Lord 1702

Aged 42.

A small inscription in the bottom right corner reads "Thomas Brancker presented this brass engraved by himself". Apparently Mr Brancker was at the time Headmaster of Madeley "Grammar School" opposite the Church.

Mr Shaw was Vicar of Madeley from 1690, and it was he who conducted the Funeral of John Crewe Offley (Memorial in Vestry) which he entered in the Register


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