Memorials inside the Church 4th May 2011

Transcribed by

John Williams

In the Vault Beneath
are deposited the remains of the
Right Honourable Wilmot Vaughan, Earl of Lisburne,
and Lord Lieutenant of the County of Cardigan,
late of Crosswood in that county and of Mamhead
where he died January 6 1800
aged 72 years.
Also, the remains of Dorothy, his second wife,
the daughter of John Shafto Esq. MP for the County of Durham
aged 72 years.
Likewise, the remains of the
Honourable Sir John Vaughan Kt. only brother of said Earl
Colonel of the 46th Regiment of Foot
Governor of Berwick on Tweed
And Commander in Chief of his Majesty's forces in the Leeward
Islands where he died in the year 1796.
This tablet is erected as a tribute of affection and gratitude
by the second daughter of the Earl and Countess Lady Mallet
Vaughan 1833.
Likewise, the remains of the above named Lady Mallet Vaughan
who died at Dawlish the 9th day of January 1858 aged 92 years.

In Memory of the Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Newman Bt. JP CC DL Baron
Mamhead of Exeter who died 2 November 1943 in the 75th year of
his age. A most devoted son of the Church he served his country as
Member of Parliament for the City of Exeter through thirteen
years- ever ready to help human need or righteous cause he was
greatly beloved by the citizens of Exeter and the folk of the
countryside among whom his life was spent.
This record placed here by his brother-in-law and for fortythree
years his constant companion Frederick Robert Lumley

In memory of
Frederick Robert Lumley J.P.
who died at Mamhead Park 21 February 1948 in his 71st year

Maria Teresiae Leach
Viduae Simonis Leach equitis Balne
Filiae Praenoblis Domini Thomas Clifford Baronis de Chudleigh quae
obit 9 Octob 1715

Sacred to the memory of Louisa Elizabeth wife of the Honourable
William Mallet Vaughan, grandson of the Earl & Countess of
Lisburne and daughter of Edmund Wigan Esq. of Lapley in the
county of Staffordshire who died in Torquay aged 26 Years.
{Note: Died on 11th January 1842}

In memory of Thomas Newman esq of Mamhead, brother of the
first Baronet. He was born Oporto May 10, 1785, died on the 26th
of May 1866. This tablet erected by his Nieces & Nephews in
grateful remembrance of parental kindness and solicitude.
In memory of Sir Robert William Newman Bart. Of Mamhead and of
Stokeley in this county who was born at Oporto the 18th day of
August 1776. He was twice returned to represent the City of Exeter
in Parliament and was appointed High Sheriff of the county in 1827
and was created a Baronet in 1836. He died the 24th day of January
1848 and was buried in the family vault in this church, leaving four
sons and four daughters to lament the loss of a most tender and
affectionate parent.
Also in memory of Mary Jane, his wife, the daughter of Richard
Denne of Winchelsea in the county of Sussex esquire who died
beloved and esteemed the 28th day of July 1834 in the 43 year of
her age and was buried in the same vault.
Also of Charlotte their second daughter who died unmarried the
21st day of December 1839 in the 22nd year of her age.

In memory of Hannah Jennyson who departed this life 1st Dec 1789
aged 57.

Here lieth the body of William Craddock of this parish who
departed this life the 9th day of July in the 18th year of his age.
Anno Dom. 1724

Here lieth the body of Mary the daughter of Marke BVRNLII and of
Phillip his wife of this parish which dyed in y 21 yeare of her age
the 22 day of April 1674. Also the daughter of [unreadable after this]

Here lyeth y body of Robert Tripe of this parish who dyed ye 5th day
of December in ye 50th yeare of his age. Anno D 1699.
Also the body of Peter Howard of this parish who departed this life
Nove 11 1807 aged 70.

Sir Peter Balle 1680

Here lyeth the body of Peter Balle octogenarian who died the 13th
day of April Anno Domni 16?0

Goring councillor at law Peter Dr of phifick buried in the Temple
Dorothy at St Andrews Holburn. Elizabeth Robert merchant at
Giles merchant at Genoa
Dorothy, Joyce.
John merchant at Aleppo died at Jamaica factor for the Royal
Charles merchant at Messina
Amos merchant at Cales dyed at Naples
Henrietta-Maria his 17th child.
His excellency in all learning & great knowned in y Law gave him
early preferment. Recorder of Exeter at 34 solicitor then attorney.
Henrietta Maria, Queen to Charles ye Martyr and of his council at
37. Engaging in the troubles 1641 suffered the fate of loyall.
At the return of Charles II (disobliging y great favourite) was only
reftor'd to his former places serving his Royal Mistress all her life.
And her concerns 3 years after retired hither and died in his 82nd
year 1680.

To the memory of Robert Lydston Newman Bart. Of Mamhead,
Captain in the Grenadier Guards who was killed at the battle of
Inkerman on the 5th of November 1854 in the 34 year of his age.

This monument is erected by the small contributions of many of his
friends in testimony of their esteem for his character and of their
regret for his early removal from the service which he loved and
from the profession which he adored by his devotion to its duties.
His mortal remains are interred on Cathcart's Hill near Sebastopol.

Here lyeth the body of Elizabeth the wife of John Medaway of this
parish who died ye 6th day of October in the 70th yeare of her age.
Anno 1728

Here lyeth the body of Jan Tripe y daughter of Robert Tripe gent.
And Anne his wife of this parish who died y 15th day of September
1700 in the 19th year of her age. Eccl.12
Also Mary Davis who departed this life May y 7th 1797 aged 89

Here lieth buried the body of Mary Posthuma Balle widow of
William Balle Esq. buried at London. Son of Sir Peter Balle Knt.
Who lyes interred in the adjacent aisle of the family. She was
descended from the very Honourable family of the Huffeys of
Doddington in Lincolnshire whereof mention is made on the
monument of the said Sir Peter Balle. She had been mother of
several children left but one Thomas Balle Esq. survived who is, in
justice to her, exceedingly piety and charity (lenefs) and duty to a
most affectionate kind mother has placed this piece of marble and
inscription over her grave to perpetuate her memory. Moreover
blessed with length of days and the peculiar felicity of a sound
mind after scrolling through the various changes and chances of
mortal life she passed to that immortal between the 2nd and 3rd day
of February 1724 aged 83 years. Having selected this for the place
of her burial.

One plaque on the north interior wall about 12 feet above ground
cannot be read as it is inaccessible.