MALTBY, Rev. Brough [of Farndon]

(1826 - 1894)

Bookplate of Brough Maltby (1826-1894), Canon of Lincoln, Archdeacon of Nottingham, and parish priest of St.Peter's church in Farndon near Newark. The motto 'Praesto et Persto' may be translated as 'I stand firm and I stand first'. (It mirrors the motto of Stowe public school which is 'Persto et Praesto')

Brough Maltby was born in Sept 1826 in London, but moved with his parents to Southwell very shortly thereafter. He attanded Southwell Grammar School where he was a chorister at the Minster. He went on to St.John's College, Cambridge in c.1847, graduating in 1850 as a priest. He became vicar of Farndon in Notts in 1864 and remained there until his death in 1894. He is remembered for his extensive restoration of St.Peter's, Farndon, and is commemorated in the book "Brough Maltby; Archdeacon, Church Restorer" by Rev. John Quarrell (2001)

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