Lychgate - St Andrew - Great Rollright, Oxfordshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 51° 58.837 W 001° 31.526
30U E 601271 N 5759908
Quick Description: Lychgate at the south entrance to St Andrew's churchyard, Great Rollright.
Location: Southern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/22/2020 12:37:19 AM
Waymark Code: WM13E9D
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
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Long Description:

Lychgate at the south entrance to St Andrew's churchyard, Great Rollright. Early 20th-century memorial to Ellen Harriette Rendall, wife of Henry Rendall (Rector 1856-1893). It is inscribed with the names of the nine Rendall sons who had the lychgate built in her memory. The Rendalls’ only daughter, who died in infancy, is buried just inside on the right, close to the family tomb.

An inscription inside the lychgate reads:

THIS LYCHGATE WAS PLACED HERE TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF ELLEN HARRIETTE RENDALL
BY HER NINE SONS AND SOME DEVOTED FRIENDS. FOR SOME 38 YEARS AS WIFE OF HENRY RENDALL, RECTOR
SHE SHARED THE JOYS AND SORROWS AND WON THE LOVE OF ALL. SHE FELL ASLEEP IN CHRIST 6. JULY 1905

Year: 1905

Cemetery Address:
St Andrew
Church End
Great Rollright
Oxfordshire
England
OX7 5SA


Link to Church or Cemetery: [Web Link]

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