The Humberston family

Philip Stapleton Humberston of Mollington Banastre - Hon. Colonel 2nd Vol. Batt. Cheshire Regiment. MP for Chester 1859 - 1865. Born 17Aug 1812 - died 16Jan 1891.

By his will Col Humberston bequeathed the sum of 500 for the maintenance of Upton Parish Church - Holy Ascension - churchyard. There is also a beautiful stained glass window in the Choir Vestry in memory of Elizabeth Henrietta Humberston.

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