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18. WORCESTER Cathedral. There is a 12ft high white marble monument to John Yates, Esq., of Springside, Lancs (d.1805) and his wife, Harriet, daughter & coheiress of Wingfield Wildman, Esq., of Norton House, Sheffield, Derbyshire, son of the apothecary, William Wildman. They are from the Brantham-Wakefield line, a cadet line of Letheringham. The memorial in the south aisle (8th arch) commemorates Dean & Prebend John Wingfield, D.D., from 1809, late Headmaster of Westminster School, London, (d.1825), who was, it seems, from the Whinfield [Wingfield-Digby] line, since he was connected with Whitburn on Tyneside. One of his sons was General John Hope Wingfield. Sons on this line were educated at Westminster School, London and were connected with the Wingfield Sculls Rowing Race (London, 1830, still extant). A third Wingfield line here was the Letheringham Wingfield line, who owned land here. [Wrottesley, Fines of Mixed Counties, Staffs, XVIII, p.7, Wm. Salt, 1897]. The Wingfields of St. Nicholas’s & St. Martin’s (Worcester), Trotshill and Warndon - all just 1-2 miles northeast of the cathedral [Nash, Worcester, 1781, Annex & see Warndon church porch] were apparently from this third line. They arrived pre-1619 “from the north, disguised as sailors”.