History of St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth

St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth is in Edensor Chatsworth.

On 03 Mar 1626 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (73) died. His son William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire 1590-1628 (36) succeeded 2nd Earl Devonshire. Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire -1675 by marriage Countess Devonshire. On 12 Oct 1616 Henry Cavendish 1550-1616 died. Both were buried at St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth. Monument formed two bodies under a low four-poster with black Ionic columns and black covering slab. Henry appears as a skeleton on a straw mat, William in his shroud with his face exposed. Extremely grand architecture above the two martial flanking figures, then arches with, on the left armour, and on the right purple, coronet, and sword hung up, and in the middle an angel holding the black inscription tablet and blowing a trumpet. The whole is surmounted by a big broken pediment. The monument has been attributed to Maximillian Colt Sculptor -1641 (51).

Before 20 Jun 1628 Daniel Mijtens Painter 1590-1648. Portrait (attributed) of William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire 1590-1628.In 1635 Anthony Van Dyck Painter 1599-1641. Portrait of Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire -1675.

Cavendish Plot St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth, Derbyshire

On 18 Jan 1858 William Cavendish 6th Duke Devonshire 1790-1858 (67) died at Hardwick Hall. He was buried in the Cavendish Plot St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth. His first cousin once removed William Cavendish 7th Duke Devonshire 1808-1891 (49) succeeded 7th Duke Devonshire, 10th Earl Devonshire. Blanche Georgiana Howard Duchess Devonshire 1812-1840 by marriage Duchess Devonshire.

In 1815. Thomas Lawrence Painter 1769-1830. Portrait of William Cavendish 6th Duke Devonshire 1790-1858.Around 1828. George Hayter Painter 1792-1871. Portrait of William Cavendish 7th Duke Devonshire 1808-1891.

On 09 Nov 1865 Henry George Cavendish 1836-1865 (29) died. On 18 May 1891 Edward Cavendish 1838-1891 (53) died. They were bured in the Cavendish Plot St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth.

On 23 Sep 1880 George Henry Cavendish 1810-1880 (70) died in Ashford Hall. He ws buried in the Cavendish Plot St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth.

Phoenix Park Killings

On 06 May 1882 Frederick Cavendish 1836-1882 (45) was assassinated at Phoenix Park, Dublin during the Phoenix Park Killings. He was buried in the Cavendish Plot St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth.

On 21 Dec 1891 William Cavendish 7th Duke Devonshire 1808-1891 (83) died. He was buried at the Cavendish Plot St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth. His son Spencer Cavendish 8th Duke Devonshire 1833-1908 (58) succeeded 8th Duke Devonshire, 11th Earl Devonshire.

Around 1828. George Hayter Painter 1792-1871. Portrait of William Cavendish 7th Duke Devonshire 1808-1891.

On 24 Mar 1908 Spencer Cavendish 8th Duke Devonshire 1833-1908 (74) died of pneumonia at Hotel Metropol. His nephew Victor Christian William Cavendish 9th Duke Devonshire 1868-1938 (39) succeeded 9th Duke Devonshire, 12th Earl Devonshire. On 28 Mar 1908 he (74) was buried in the Cavendish Plot St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth.

On 22 Apr 1925 Lucy Caroline Lyttelton 1841-1925 (83) died at her home The Glebe. She buried in the Cavendish Plot St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth.

On 06 May 1938 Victor Christian William Cavendish 9th Duke Devonshire 1868-1938 (69) died at Chatsworth House. He was buried at Cavendish Plot St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth. His son Edward William Spencer Cavendish 10th Duke Devonshire 1895-1950 (43) succeeded 10th Duke Devonshire, 13th Earl Devonshire. Mary Alice Gascoyne Cecil Duchess Devonshire 1895-1988 (42) by marriage Duchess Devonshire. On 02 Apr 1960 Evelyn Emily Mary Petty-Fitzmaurice Duchess Devonshire 1870-1960 (89) died. Both the Duke and Duchess were buried in the Cavendish Plot St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth.

After 13 May 1948 Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy 1920-1948 was buried at Cavendish Plot St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth. Joseph Patrick Kennedy 1888-1969, her father, was the only Kennedy family member to attend. On 29 Jun 1963 her grave was visited by her elder brother President John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1917-1963  some five months before his assassination. He was travelling from Shannon to London for a meeting with the British Prime Minister when he made a detour landing at Waddington and then travelling by helicopter to Edensor Chatsworth. He laid a wreath which he had brought from Ireland. Present at the wreath laying was his sister Jean Ann Kennedy and the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire.

On 26 Nov 1950 Edward William Spencer Cavendish 10th Duke Devonshire 1895-1950 (55) died. His son Andrew Cavendish 11th Duke Devonshire 1920-2004 (30) succeeded 11th Duke Devonshire, 14th Earl Devonshire. Deborah Vivien Mitford Duchess Devonshire 1920-2014 (30) by marriage Duchess Devonshire. On 24 Dec 1988 Mary Alice Gascoyne Cecil Duchess Devonshire 1895-1988 (93) died. Both the Duke and Duchess were buried in the Cavendish Plot St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth.

Before 31 Aug 1945. William Acton Painter 1906-1945. Portrait of Deborah Vivien Mitford Duchess Devonshire 1920-2014.

On 29 Jul 1963 Eunice Mary Kennedy 1921-2009 (42) visited at Cavendish Plot St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth.

On 29 Jul 1963 President John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1917-1963 (46) visited at Cavendish Plot St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth.

On 03 May 2004 Andrew Cavendish 11th Duke Devonshire 1920-2004 (84) died. On 24 Sep 2014 Deborah Vivien Mitford Duchess Devonshire 1920-2014 (94) died. Both were buried in the Cavendish Plot St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth.

Before 31 Aug 1945. William Acton Painter 1906-1945. Portrait of Deborah Vivien Mitford Duchess Devonshire 1920-2014.