Worcester Cathedral Registers 1768 to 1776

Fol. 28).

BAPTISMS AND BURIALS INTERMIXED.

1768, Aug. 21. Mrs. Mary Pakington Lowe was bur. in the Cloister Green.

1770, Jan. 29. Mrs. Marten, relict of the Revd. Dr. Marten, formerly Dean of this Cathedral, was bur. behind the Choir.

1770, June 10. Mrs. Rae (wife of David Rae, Esqre., of Edingburgh), was bur. behind the Choir in the North Isle.

1771, Mar. 21. The Revd. John smith, Chanter of this Cathedral, was bur. in the Cloisters on the North Side.

1771, Dec. 23. Mrs. Sarah Farmer, relict of Mr. John Farmer, Attorney at Law, was bur. in the Cloister Green.

1773, Apr. 23. Mr. Samuel Pembridge, Lay Clerk, was bur. in the Cloister Green.

1774, June 29. Mrs. Penelope Thomas was bur. in the Dean’s Chapel.

J. ARNOLD, Sacrist.

1774, Mar. 30. William, s. of the Revd. Dr. Digby, Dean of Worcester, & Charlotte his wife, was received into the Church, having been privately baptized before. Footnote: William Digby, LL.D., was grandson of William 5th Baron Digby. He was Dean from 1769 to 1778, when he became Dean of Durham, and died 1788. This son William became afterwards Prebendary of Worcester, and died 21st Jan., 1848.

1775, Mar. 25. Jane, d. of Richard & Mary Clarke was baptized privately and received into the Church the 29th of June following.

1775, Apr. 25. William Griffin was appointed Sacrist.

1775, May 2. The Reverend Mr. Samuel Holcombe, Prebendary of Worcester, was bur. behind the Choir in the South Isle. Footnote: Samuel Holcombe was installed in the 10th Canonry 25th Feb., 1741.

1775, Oct. 8. Theophania Vernon was bur. in the Cloister Green.

1776, Apr. 21. Sheffield, s. of the Reverend Dr. Digby & Charlotte his wife was privately baptized and received into the Congregation May 15 following.

1776, Aug. 30. Elizabeth, d. of William & Elizabeth Harrison was baptized.

1776, Dec. 9. William Herbert, s. of the Revd. James Stillingfleet, Prebendary of Worcester, & Katherine his wife was privately baptized and received into the Congregation Feb. 4, 1777. Footnote: This James Stillingfleet appears to have been son of James Stillingfleet, of the City of Worcester, gentleman; B.A. at Wadham Coll., Oxford, 1751. He became Prebendary of Worcester in 1772, and was Rector of St. Martin, Worcester, and of Knightwick till his death in 1817.

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