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Kirkby in Ashfield church, Fitz-Randolf monument

Kirkby in Ashfield church, Fitz-Randolf monument

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1773

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15543

Item number: f.224

Length: 272

Width: 184

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

A drawing of a monumental brass in honour of the Fitz-Randolf family. This could be found between the pulpit and east window of the south aisle in St Wilfrid's church, in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, some five miles south-west of Mansfield in Nottinghamshire. The church building dates from the 12th century and a number of important families were connected with the parish.

This brass monument commemorated Thomas Fitz-Randolfe (d.1593) and his wife (d.1598) who lived in Langton Hall in Kirkby.

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