Samuel Baldwin – Sculptor

A research note for SLHS by Pauline Stevens added Sept 2021. Copyright copyright logo

Samuel Baldwin from Stroud, died in 1645

This article was found in one of the many newspapers that had been kept by the late Lionel Walrond and was a “Topic of the Week”.

Photographs by Pauline Stevens 2010 to 2019

Stroud Parish Church


Thomas Stephens, died 1613, by Samuel Baldwin


Avening and Painswick   

Avening – Henry Brydges, died 1615, possibly by Samuel Baldwin


Avening Church



Painswick Church
Painswick – John Seaman, died 1623, and his wife, died 1625, perhaps by Samuel Baldwin






Miserden Church


Miserden – Anthony Partridge, wife and children, possibly by Samuel Baldwin
Miserden William Kingston, died 1614, probably by Samuel Baldwin – at his feet is a goat eating a cabbage


Where the tower is separate from the church

Henry 7th Earl Berkeley and his wife, by Samuel Baldwin
Berkeley Church
Berkeley Church Tower



The Buildings of England, Gloucestershire 1: The Cotswolds by David Verey and Alan Brooks says the following are perhaps by Samuel Baldwin:

Avening – Henry Brydges

Cirencester – Cirencester – Humfrey Bridges, George Monox

Miserden – William Kingston, Anthony  Partridge,William Sandys

Painswick – Dr John Seaman and his wife

Sapperton – Sir Henry Poole

Stroud – Thomas Stephens


Cirencester – George Monox, died 1638, and his wife; two daughters below; perhaps by Samuel Baldwin
Cirencester – Humfrey Bridges, died 1598, and his wife, died 1620, probably by Samuel Baldwin
Cirencester Church


Sapperton – Sir Henry Poole, died 1616, and his wife, probably by Samuel Balwin c.1630
Sapperton Church

Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester Cathedral – Elizabeth Williams and baby by Samuel Baldwin. She died in childbirth 1622. Her sister’s monument is nearby (also by S Baldwin)
Gloucester Cathedral – Thomas Machen, died 1614, his wife and 13 children, by Samuel Baldwin
Gloucester Cathedral


A research note from SLHS added Sept 2021. Copyright copyright logo

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