Open a form to report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted

Help and advice for Ottery St Mary: Vaughan of Ottery St Mary (1920)

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it.

We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.

Transcript

Of

Vaughan of Ottery St Mary

Devon & Cornwall Notes & Queries 11 (1920), pp. 40-41.

by

Lord Coleridge

Prepared by Michael Steer

Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. The copy of this rare book is held in the collection of Albert William Bryant Messenger, and is available from the the Internet Archive.

 

VAUGHAN OF OTTERY ST MARY (X, p. 108, par 102). - Your correspondent, A. J. P. Skinner, quotes from Mr Davidson's Manuscript Collections for East Devon Churches, 1829, to the effect that at that time there were four coats of arms of the Vaughan family on four stone shields against the walls of the choir in the Church of Ottery St Mary. These shields were removed at the restoration of the church in 1851, as they were on a plastered surface concealing the remains of niches over the chancel arches. These niches were conjecturally recarved. The shields were removed. For years they lay about in a builder's yard. Some time ago I rescued two of them:-

(1) VAUGHAN: Gules, three boars heads erased, in pale, argent armed or, impaling DREWE, ermine, a lion passant gules. These are the arms of Charles Vaughan, b. 1648, d. 1698, who married in 1679 Margaret, dau. of Francis Drewe of Grange.

(1) VAUGHAN, impaling UPTON, argent, a cross moline sable. These are the arms of John Vaughan, b. 1619, d. 1653, who married in 1638, Elizabeth, dau. of John Upton of Lupton.

These coats of arms I have had repainted and placed again in the church, on the west wall of the Dorset aisle.