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Headstone in churchyard (John Bannester)


Bannester headstone
Photographed on 18 February 2006

Headstone (Grade II listed, List Entry No. 1369205), about fifteen metres south of the Church of St Nicholas, Old Marston.

This limestone headstone dates from 1663 and reads:

1663
HERE LIETH
THE BODY OF JOHN
BANNESTER WHO
DIED APRIL 23
AGED 56

The parish register of St Nicholas's Church states that “John Bannastur” was buried on 25 April 1663.

© Stephanie Jenkins

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