The Monumental Inscriptions
Of the Priory Of
St Peter and St Paul
The parish of Brinkburn lies in central Northumberland and is dividing by the River Coquet. On the West the parish stretches outside the fringes of Rothbury and along the river to Weldon Bridge. To the north lies Longframlington Common.
In loving memory of Mabel Katherine Mary Cadogan who departed this life February 25th 1882 aged 17 years.
In loving memory of Sarah Hodgson Cadogan who departed this life December 19th 1874 aged 64 years.
In loving memory of Cadogan Hodgson Cadogan who departed this life March 26th 1886. age 61 years.
Here lyeth interned Mrs Ann Fenwick the wife of Mr Edward Oard of West Oard who departed this life February 20th 1724/5 aged 66 years. Here lyeth the body of Mr Edward Oard who departed May 16 1745 aged 82 years. And Mary his wife who departed this life January 29th 1746/7 aged 62 years.
Here lyeth the body’s of the children of Mrs Catherine Wilkinson who was married to Mr John Wilkinson of Newcastle. Margret and Thomas buried 1st day of August 1690 and December 30 1697.
Here lyeth the body of Robert Lisle Esq. late of Weldon who departed this life November 23rd 1779 aged 75 years .
Here lyeth Mary wife of Mr Joseph Bilton of The Brenkheugh who departed this life January 8th 1726/7. Also Ann the daughter of John Fenwick of Brenkheugh who died February 12th 1785 aged 15 years. Also Mary his wife who died March 7th 1786 aged 50 years .Also Ann his daughter who died September 2 1790 age d 14 years. Also Anthony his son who died Nov [blank] 1793 aged 13 years.
Here lyeth the body of James Bilton of the Brinheugh and Margaret his wife. He departed this life the 28th day of December anno 1698 and she the 11th of January 1699.
Here lyeth the body’s of [blank] children of Thomas [blank] of Wester Bre[blank].[ Rest of inscription hidden].
Ad majorem dei gloriam et in piam memoriam Philippi Cadogan qui obit XVII Junii anno salutis MDCCCLVIII aetatis suae IV
To the Glory of God in loving memory of Mabel Katherine Mary Cadogan who died 25th February 1882 and is buried in this church. The stained window is dedicated by her cousin Felix Ames.” Then are they glad because they are at rest and so he bringeth tem unto the haven where they would be”.
To the glory of God in loving memory of Henry Metcalfe and Sarah Elizabeth Ames of Linden. This window is dedicated by their son Felix Ames. ”Blessed are they that depart hence in Christ for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven “
To The glory of God and in memory of Cadogen Henry Cadogen born November 1826 died March 1888
To The glory of God and in Memory of Arthur Hodson Cadogan March 1819 died May 1896.
To the glory memory of John Bertram Clayton born October died [blank]
Additional information from the 1881 UK Census
As most of the MI are Cadogan’s my curiosity got the better of me so I have done a bit of research on the family.
Cadogan Hodgson Cadogan head of the family, age 54years, born about 1827 in Dawlish Devon England. Occupation Justice of the Peace Northumberland
Isabel Mary Cadogan wife age 54 years, born about 1826 in Langham Place. London. Middlesex. England.
Arthur Codogan son age 32 born about Blendon. Bexley. Kent. England Occupation Civil Engineer
Alice Mildred Cadogan daughter aged 23 born about 1858 in 29 Chester Street London Middlesex
Florence Octavia Cadogan daughter age 19 born about 1862 29 Chester Street London Middlesex London.
Hilda Frances Cadogan daughter age 14 born about 1867 20 Rutland Gate Middlesex London Scholar.
Mabel K.M. Cadogan daughter age 16 about 1865 in 20 Rutland Gate London Middlesex. Scholar.
Josephine Ann Ames Niece age 13 about 1868 in 38 Eaton Sq London Middlesex England Scholar
Servants: John Hill Frances Footman. Thos Jeffries, Underfoot man. Robert Foster, Butler (41). Annie Lewis Ladies Maid (31).Bertha William Ladies maid (24). Mary Rodgers, Under Housemaid (17). William Scott Groom (17). George Short, Coachman (42). Margaret Taylor Kitchen Maid(15). Sarah Taylor Cook (24)