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            The Parish Church of St. Mary,

           Penwortham

South aisle, west  end


The Rev’d  B.C Huntley, bur 1890


B.C Huntley was Headmaster of Hutton School until his early death.  The window shows “St. Peter” (left) and “St. Paul” (right),  At the top of the window is a quotation from the Prayer of the Church in the Book of Common Prayer (1662):


“We bless they holy name for all the servants departed this life in thy faith and fear beseeching thee to give us grace so to follow their good examples that with them we may be partakers of thy heavenly kingdom”.


Monuments in the Nave and Aisles


North wall, east to west


Revd. William Loxam, d. 1809

He was a Minister of Longton.  The memorial caries the Achievement of Loxam and is by S. and T. Franceys of Liverpool.


The families of Dewhurst, Noble and Ascroft from 1772


East wall, north to south


Christiana Ascroft, d. 1897; William Ascroft, d. 1916


Elizabeth Rawstorne, d. 1840


Ralph Holmes, d. 1912


Revd. W.E.Rawstorne, d. 1907

He was incumbent of Penwortham 1858-88


Lawrence Rawstorne, d. 1803

Tablet by Webster of Kendal


South wall, east to west

Elizabeth G. A. Rawstorne, d 1823

The monument, again by Webster of Kendal, carries two shields, firstly of Rawstorne and secondly a unicorn between three hands.


John Horrocks M.P., D 1804

Well known cotton magnate, related to J. Horrocks, the astronomer.  The monument was paid for by his nephew and executed by T. Marsh of London 1863.



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