CHHS egm

Eglingham, St. Maurice’s Church
Headstone Summaries

Sometime around AD 738, King Coelwulf of Northumbria founded a church at Eglingham, a document exists from that year recording granting Eglingham church to the monks of Lindisfarne Priory.

Coel the Old was the reputed ruler of Northern England after the Romans left. His memory lives on as “Old King Cole was a merry old soul…”

The Summaries are listed alphabetically by the Surname of the First Name in the inscription. Select a letter:

You may have to wait for a moment until the file loads, particularly with the larger ones :

The Area Summaries are listed by serial number as you progress through an area. Select an area:

If you would like any further information please contact the Secretary (see Contacts) who will pass your enquiry on.