Biography of Francis Leggatt Chantrey


On 07 Apr 1781 Francis Leggatt Chantrey was born in Jordanthorpe.

After 1816. Memorial to Lieutenant General Sir George Prevost 1767-1816 in Winchester Cathedral. Sculpted by Francis Leggatt Chantrey.

1817Lichfield Cathedral. Monument known as Sleeping Children. Sculpted by Francis Leggatt Chantrey. The sculpture represents two sisters Ellen-Jane and Marianne Robinson. The elder daughter Ellen-Jane died frm burns After her nightdress caught fire. The younger Marianne died from illness the following year.

After 1820. Monument to Charlotte Elizabeth Digby. Sculpted by Francis Leggatt Chantrey. Worcester Cathedral.

In 1828. Church of St Nicholas. Francis Leggatt Chantrey sculpted the Monument to Francis Ingram-Seymour-Conway 2nd Marquess Hertford 1743-1822 in Church of St Nicholas. Signed and dated 1828. Half reclining figure on high base.

In 1838. Monument to Elizabeth Mary Browne sculpted by Francis Leggatt Chantrey in St Mary's Church.

Before 1841 Henry WeekesWorked for William Behnes and Francis Leggatt Chantrey.

In 1841. Lichfield Cathedral. Sculpted by Francis Leggatt Chantrey.

In 1841 Henry WeekesTook over the studio of Francis Leggatt Chantrey.

On 25 Nov 1841 Francis Leggatt Chantrey diedAt his home in Eccleston Street.

Church of the Holy Cross. Monument to David Pike Watts. Sculpted by Francis Leggatt Chantrey.

Francis Leggatt Chantrey.

Before #1841. Lichfield Cathedral. General . Monuments the middle of which sculpted by Francis Leggatt Chantrey.