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Detail from the Hoby Memorial c.1617, St James Church, Badsey

The memorial is to a wealthy Elizabethan called Richard Hoby who was buried at Badsey in 1617. This detail shows a step daughter facing west - Hoby's own children would have been portrayed facing east. Here is an article about the Hoby memorial.

This series of photographs takes you on a short tour around St James Church, Badsey in Worcestershire. The pictures were taken in 2001 and 2002 by Peter Stewart as part of a major survey of the monumental inscriptions at Badsey.