bhs Brixworth Village Thomas Roe & Buttercross All Saints` Church Brixworth 1_Exterior Post-1865

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Lord Chesham

 

This monument was erected in 1908 in memory of Charles, the 3rd Baron Chesham to the south of Brixworth.

 

Lord Chesham frequently rode with the Pytchley Hunt and it was when he was riding with the hunt he was thrown, suffered a broken neck and died.

 

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William Wood esq

 

In 1854 William Wood who lived in Brixworth was murdered by Lord Isham at Brixworth Hall.

 

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Postcard Brixworth Hall

 

 

 

Brixworth Hall

Chesham memorial

Northampton Road, Brixworth

St Boniface

 

It is believed that the reliquary found in a stone box in the wall of the All Saints' Church was the the larynx bone of St Boniface.

 

St Boniface , or Winfrith, was born in Devon and travelled to Europe as a missionary. He later became Bishop of Mainz in Germany where he was martyred in 754.