Adam Babington

Adam Babyngton


Adam Babington was Rector from 1423 to 1427 and is buried in the chancel of All Saints. He was presented by Thomas Chaworth and his wife Isabella and by Humphrey Stafford and his wife Eleanor (heir of Sir Thomas Aylesbury). He is commemorated in a brass which was originally set into the chancel floor but was removed to the south wall of the chancel in the Victorian re-ordering. The inscription reads: –

Hic jacet Adam Babyngton quondam Rector istius ecclie

Qui obijt Octavo die mensis Novembr’ Anno dni Millo

cccc. Vicesimo. Septimo. cujus aie ppicietur deus. Amen.

Here lies Adam Babyngton sometime Rector of this church

Who died on the eighth of November in the year of our Lord

Fourteen hundred and twenty seven

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