St Mary's Church, Carisbrooke
|St. Mary's Church, Carisbrooke|
St. Mary's Church, Carisbrooke
|Denomination||Church of England|
The church is medieval dating from the Norman period. The tower contains a ring of 10 bells. The back 8 bells were cast in 1921 by Gillet and Johnston, Croydon and were made a ring of 10 in 2002 by the Whitchapel Bell Foundry. The church is home to the funeral monument of Margaret Seymour, Lady Wadham, aunt to Queen Jane Seymour, and second wife to Sir Nicholas I Wadham, Captain of the Isle of Wight from 1509-1520.
The church is grouped with the Church of St. Nicholas in Castro, Carisbrooke.
- Lady Wadham 1520
- Sir William Stephens 1697
The church has a two manual organ dating from 1908 by Bevington. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.
List of organists
- John T. Read ca. 1912
- The Buildings of England, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Nikolaus Pevsner
- Dictionary of Organs and Organists, First Edition. 1912. p. 305