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St. Kenelm, Alderley, Gloucestershire


The church of St. Kenelm, rebuilt about 1802, with the exception of the tower, in the Renaissance style, is a battlemented edifice of stone, consisting of apsidal chancel, nave, and an embattled western tower of Perpendicular date, erected about 1458, with pinnacles and containing a clock and one bell: in the churchyard are several tombs to the Hale family, including a monument of black and white marble to Sir Mathew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench, 1671-6, who was born in this parish November 1, 1609, and died December 25, 1676, aged 67: there are 150 sittings.

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1647.

St. Kenelm

Denomination:Church of England