Bromsgrove St Johns – Church – 33


Memorial to Elizabeth widow of John a younger branch of the Perrotts of Bell-Hall in this County. She was born in 1645, dyed in 1707 and was buried near this stone. Descended from a family not more distinguished by it’s antiquity and affluence than it’s steadiness & sufferings in the cause of Charles the first …

Memorial to Elizabeth widow of John a younger branch of the Perrotts of Bell-Hall in this County. She was born in 1645, dyed in 1707 and was buried near this stone.

Descended from a family not more distinguished by it’s antiquity and affluence than it’s steadiness & sufferings in the cause of Charles the first which in the year 1641 became a defence of the religion and liberties of England.

Her Father was John Brook Esq of Haselover in the County of Stafford, whose Grandfather Robert married Lucy the daughter & coheiress of Thomas Stanley, second son of Edward Earl of Derby, by Dorothy daughter of Thomas Duke of Norfolk her mother being an heiress descended from Richard son of Edmund Lord (& brother to Ralph Earl of) Stafford, inherited his estates.

And of her daughter who lie near her Lucy the widow of John Bradley of Colbourn Brook in the County of Stafford Gent who died in March 1744 aged 75.

And Elizabeth the widow of Samuel Smart of this parish Gent who died in March 1752 in the eighty first year of her age.