Martin Nicholson's Cemetery Project

St John the Baptist, Hagley, Worcestershire

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This parish church has 13th century origins. It was partly rebuilt 1754-6 by Sanderson Miller, the north aisle and arcade added in 1828 by Rickman and it was partly rebuilt and re-modelled again in 1858-65 by Street.


Resurrection Subjects

Madonna and Child, St Elizabeth with the infant St John the Baptist.

Zacharias, St John the Baptist and St Elizabeth.


The most notable monument in the church is that by by Roubiliac to Lucy Lyttleton, died 1747, to a design by Sir Charles Frederick with a putto seated next to an urn.

"Fortitude in bearing violent pain".

"Under a plain stone, whereon not even her name is inscribed".

Stuart was drugged and abducted while delivering newspapers by Victor Miller. His body was found several days later in a remote area 30 miles from his home, hidden under some leaves.

"The silence hurts"

Aged 101.

Kieran Duffy (1966-1991) was killed in a flying accident in Oman on 13 Jan 1991 during the work-up for the Gulf War.

Claire Christine Nicholson and Martin Piers Nicholson - Ticklerton (Shropshire) and Daventry (Northhamptonshire), United Kingdom.

This page was last updated on September 10th 2015.