Memorial: M1140

Monument at St Olave’s, City of London commemorating Andrew Bayning d. 1610 and Paul Bayning d. 1616, both merchants

Location

St Olave's Church, Hart Street, London, England

Transcript

[Above] ‘PAVLL BAYNINGE ESQVIOR SOMETYMES SHERIFFE & ALDERMAN OF LONDON / LIVED TO THE AGE OF 77 YEARES AND DYED THE 30TH OF SEPTEMBER ANNO DOM / 1616’, ‘ANDREW BAYNING ESQVIOR SOMETYMES ALDERMAN / OF LONDON LIVED TO THE AGE OF 67 YEARS & / DYED THE 21ST OF DECEMBER ANNO DOM 1610’ [Below] ‘CONSECRATED TO THE MEMORY OF PAVLE & ANDREWE BAYNINGE / IF ALL GREATE CITTYES PROSPEROUSLY CONFESSE / THAT HEE BY WHOME THEIR TRAFFIQVE DOTH INCREASE / DESERVES WELL OF THEM THEN THE ADVENTVRES WORTH / OF THEIS TWO WHO WERE BROTHERS BOTH BY BIRTH / AND OFFICE, PROVE THAT THEY HAVE THANCKFVLL BYN / FOR THE HONOVRS WHICH THIS CITTY PLAC’D THE IN / AND DYING OLD, THEN BY A BLEST CONSENT / THIS LEGACY BEQVEATHD THEIR MONUMENT / THE HAPPY SVMME & END OF THEIR AFFAIRS / PROVIDED WELL BOTH FOR THEIR SOVLES AND HEIRS’

Details

Description: Painted alabaster. Two kneeling effigies in alderman's robes in niches placed at ninety degrees to ane another. That of Paul Bayning in flanked by corinthian columns with a shield of arms above.
Type: Monument
Position: North side of the altar
Materials: Albaster

People

Bayning, Paul
Age: 77
Date of Death: 30/9/1616
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Merchant
Organisation: Unknown
Bayning, Andrew
Age: 67
Date of Death: 21/12/1610
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Merchant
Organisation: Unknown

Extra

Notes: Involved with the Venice and Levant trades, also privateering. Paul Bayning was treasurer of the East India Company.
Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018
Photographer: B. Tomlinson

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