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 St Leonards Church, Streatham, Surrey, England


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Latitude: 51.42952471766461, Longitude: -0.13160526752471924

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Cemetery Photos

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Memorial to Susannah Arabella Thrale and Thomas Arthur Bertie Mostyn at St Leonards Church, Streatham
Memorial to Susannah Arabella Thrale and Thomas Arthur Bertie Mostyn at St Leonards Church, Streatham
Sacred
to the memory
of
Susanna Arabella Thrale
second daughter
of the late
Henry Thrale Esqr
of Streatham Park
Died November fifth 1858
Aged 88 years

Also of
T.A.B. Mostyn Esqr
??? of the above
who died at Brighton
Oct third 1876
Aged 75 years 
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Sophia Thrale's mourning tablet
Sophia Thrale's mourning tablet
By John Flaxman at St Leonards Church, Streatham.

Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord
from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours;
and their works do follow them. Rev Chap XIV Ver 13. [Book of Revelation]

Sacred to the memory of
Sophia
Wife of Henry Merrik Hoare Esqr of London
Third daughter of Henry Thrale Esqr
And grand-daughter of Hester Maria Salusbury
Whom in her recorded virtues she equalled
And the excellence of whose mind
Was expressed in the beauty of her countenance
Born 23rd July 1771. Died 8th Novr 1824.
 
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St Leonards Church, Streatham 1790
St Leonards Church, Streatham 1790
 
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Thrale family burial vault, St Leonards, Streatham.
Thrale family burial vault, St Leonards, Streatham.
The very large leather decorated, lead-lined coffin in the middle, is that of Henry Thrale. The plaque which is inscribed…

Henry Thrale Esq.
Died 4 April 1781
aged 53 years.

The other coffins are his children. 

Headstones

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Henry Thrale's memorial tablet
Henry Thrale's memorial tablet
This epitaph to Henry Thrale (1730 - 4/8/1781) is taken from the book Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson by Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi which was first published in 1786.

"The following epitaph on Mr. [Henry] Thrale, who has now a monument close by hers [Hester Maria Salusbury, Hester Thrale's mother] in Streatham Church, I have seen printed and commended in Maty's Review for April, 1784; and a friend has favoured me with the translation:-

Hic conditur quod reliquum est. HENRICI THRALE

Qui res seu civiles, seu domesticas, ita egit
Ut vitam illi longiorem multi optarent; Ita sacras
Ut quam brevem esset habiturus praescire videretur,
Simplex, apertus, sibique semper similis,
Nihil ostentavit aut arte fictum aut cura Elaboratum.
In senatu, regi patriaeque Fideliter studuit;
Vulgi obstrepentis contemptor animosus,
Domi inter mille mercaturae negotia Literarum elegantiam minime neglexit.

Amicis quocunque modo laborantibus,
Conciliis, auctoritate, muneribus adfuit.
Inter familiares, comites, convivas, hospites,
Tam facili fuit morum suavitate Ut omnium animos ad se alliceret;
Tam felici sermonis libertate Ut nulli adulatus, omnibus placeret.
Natus 1724.
Obiit 1781. Consortes tumuli habet Rodolphum patrem, strenuum fortemque virum, et Henricum filium unicum, quem spei parentum mors inopina decennem praeripuit. Ita Domus felix et opulenta, quam erexit Avus, auxitque pater, cum nepote decidit. Abi viator! Et vicibus rerum humanarum perspectis, AEternitatem cogita!

Here are deposited the remains of HENRY THRALE, Who managed all his concerns in the present world, public and private, in such a manner as to leave many wishing he had continued longer in it; And all that related to a future world, as if he had been sensible how short a time he was to continue in this. Simple, open, and uniform in his manners, his conduct was without either art or affectation. In the senate steadily attentive to the true interests of his king and country, He looked down with contempt on the clamours of the multitude: Though engaged in a very extensive business, He found some time to apply to polite literature And was ever ready to assist his friends labouring under any difficulties, with his advice, his influence, and his purse. To his friends, acquaintance, and guests, he behaved with such sweetness of manners as to attach them all to his person: So happy in his conversation with them, as to please all, though he flattered none. He was born in the year 1724, and died in 1781. He was born in the year 17242, and died in 1781.

In the same tomb lie interred his father, Ralph Thrale,
a man of vigour and activity, And his only son Henry, who died before his father, Aged ten years.
Thus a happy and opulent family, Raised by the grandfather,
and augmented by the father, became extinguished with the grandson.
Go, Reader! And reflecting on the vicissitudes of all human affairs,
Meditate on eternity. 
Located    Saint Leonards Church, Streatham, Surrey, England
Henry Thrale, M.P. (d. 4 Apr 1781)
 
Hester Maria Cotton's mourning tablet
Hester Maria Cotton's mourning tablet
By Joseph Wilton, epitaph by Dr. Samuel Johnson. 
    Saint Leonards Church, Streatham, Surrey, England
Hester Maria Cotton (d. 18 Jun 1773)
 

All Burials

 #   Last Name, Given Name(s)   Buried   Person ID   Tree 
1. Cotton, Hester Maria   bur. Unknown Saint Leonards Church, Streatham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location I683 UK Thrale family 
2. Mostyn, Thomas Arthur Bertie   d. 3 Oct 1876 Saint Leonards Church, Streatham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location I429 UK Thrale family 
3. Thrale, Anna Maria   bur. 23 Mar 1770 Saint Leonards Church, Streatham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location I217 UK Thrale family 
4. Thrale, Cecilia Margaretta   bur. Unknown Saint Leonards Church, Streatham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location I96 UK Thrale family 
5. Thrale, Frances   bur. 8 Oct 1765 Saint Leonards Church, Streatham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location I216 UK Thrale family 
6. Thrale, Frances Anna   d. 9 Dec 1775 Saint Leonards Church, Streatham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location I91 UK Thrale family 
7. Thrale, Henry M.P.   bur. 11 Apr 1781 Saint Leonards Church, Streatham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location I83 UK Thrale family 
8. Thrale "Harry", Henry Salusbury   bur. 28 Mar 1776 Saint Leonards Church, Streatham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location I670 UK Thrale family 
9. Thrale, Lucy Elizabeth   bur. 26 Nov 1773 Saint Leonards Church, Streatham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location I218 UK Thrale family 
10. Thrale, Penelope   d. 15 Sep 1772 Saint Leonards Church, Streatham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location I219 UK Thrale family 
11. Thrale, Ralph   d. 13 Jul 1775 Saint Leonards Church, Streatham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location I220 UK Thrale family 
12. Thrale, Ralph M.P.   d. 9 Apr 1758 Saint Leonards Church, Streatham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location I69 UK Thrale family 
13. Thrale "Gilly or Little Crab", Susannah Arabella   d. 5 Nov 1858 Saint Leonards Church, Streatham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location I93 UK Thrale family 


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