OUR LADY'S CHURCH, UPTON GREY

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Armigerous Memorials in Our Lady's Parish Church, Upton Grey

Arms
Armiger
Blazon
Notes
John Hanbury BEAUFOY
and
Agnes Beaufoy (née PAYNE)
Dexter: Ermine on a bend Azure three cinquefoils Or (Beaufoy)

Sinister: Gules a fesse between two lions passant Argent (Payne).
In the nave of the Church there are two memorials for Beaufoy. The first is for Edwood Beaufoy, son of John & Agnes, who died in 1808 aged 9. The second is John Hanbury Beaufoy himself who died in 1836 aged 74.

John Hanbury Beaufoy was the Lord of the Manor (of upton Grey) from 1800 to 1825.

Blazons: BGA

Lady Dorothy Eyre (née Boulstrod)
Dexter: Argent on a chevron Sable three quatrefoils Or (Eyre)

Centre; Sable a stag's head cabossed Argent attired Or between the attires a cross pattée fitchée of the third through the nostril an arrow of the last feathered of the second (Bulstroud)

Sinister: Argent a chevron between three popinjays Vert membered Gules (Cliffe).
The monument in the chancel describes Dorothy as being a Boulstrod by birth, a Maid of Honour to Queen Anne. In her "riper" years she married Sir John Eyre and later Mr John Clyffe.

Blazons: BGA, BGA & Papworth

Nicholas OPIESable on a chevron between three garbs Or as many hurts.Nicholas Opie is buried under a flagstone under the tower of the church. He was the eldest son of Richard and Barbara (née Dudeny) Opie.and died in 1704 aged 30.

Blazon: Papworth

LIMBREYPer pale Argent and Gules a chevron between three lions rampant counterchanged.Hanging high in the North aisle is this funeral hatchment.

The Limbrey family held the manor of Hoddington in the eighteenth century

Blazon: BGA


James KING Sable a lion rampant between three crosses crosslet Or ducally crowned Argent James was the last surviving son of Thomas and Anne (née Winch) King. He died in 1765 aged 65. He is buried under a flagstone and there is also a memorial on the wall in the nave.

Blazon; BGA (King: Devon & Towcester)

John MATTHEW Argent(?) a lion rampant Sable(?). This memorial to John Mathew is listed in the Harleian Society's Visitation of Hampshire 1686. No tinctures are given for the Arms. However, the Arms of Matthew of Petersfield, in the same publication, are recorded as "Argent a lion rampant Sable".
Thomas DUDENY Sable(?) a bend cottised ermine. Thomas was the son and heir to Malachy & Barbara Dudeny. They held the Manor of Upton Grey until 1669, when it passed by the marriage of their daughter Barabara to Richard Opie.

Blazon; Papworth has "Sable a bend between two cotises ermine DODENHAY or DOWDNAY."