St. Mildred's Church, Whippingham

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Coordinates: 50°44′24″N 01°16′37″W / 50.74000°N 1.27694°W / 50.74000; -1.27694

St. Mildred's Church, Whippingham
St Mildred's Church, Whippingham, c. 1910
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Broad Church
Dedication St. Mildred
Parish Whippingham
Diocese Portsmouth
Province Canterbury

St. Mildred's Church, Whippingham is a parish church in the Church of England located in Whippingham, Isle of Wight.


The chancel of the church was built in 1854 and 1855 by the architect Albert Jenkins Humbert[1] although Prince Albert is thought to have had a guiding hand.

The remainder of the church was constructed in 1861 and 1862.

Parish status[edit]

The church is in a United Benefice with St. James's Church, East Cowes.


Tomb of Princess Beatrice and Prince Henry of Battenberg

A number of memorials in the church commemorate members of Queen Victoria's family and household. [2]


A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.


In the churchyard are the graves of Prince Louis of Battenberg and his wife, Princess Victoria. [3]


  1. ^ The Buildings of England, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Nikolaus Pevsner
  2. ^ "Whippingham : St Mildred's Church". Isle of Wight Family History Society. 
  3. ^ "The Churchyard & Grounds". St Mildred's Church, Whippingham.