Ottery St Mary Church, Devon

Frederick Archibald Gray

A memorial to Frederick Archibald Gray, doctor, who died having deliberately infected himself with septicemia in the pursuit of inoculation.

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Frederick Archibald Gray

William Hart Coleridge

A memorial to William Hart Coleridge, the first Bishop of Barbados, nephew of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge who was born at Ottery St Mary.

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William Hart Coleridge

 

Jane Fortescue Seymour, Baroness Coleridge

There is a particularly fine monument to Jane Fortescue Seymour, Baroness Coleridge, died 1878, wife of John Coleridge, 1st Baron Coleridge, great-nephew of Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

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Interior

Architecturally, inside and out, the church is very fine, reflecting its age and location.

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