Work: wooden screen and pulpit in the Chancel
James Elwell was a renowned a cabinet maker and wood carver from Beverley who carved pulpit and the wooden screens in the Choir. Elwell was well known in East Yorkshire for his high-quality work and he worked with architects such as Giles Gilbert Scott, Temple Moore and F S Brodrick, especially in their church work and restorations. He worked with Scott and Brodrick at both Beverley Minster and Holy Trinity Church, Hull (now Hull Minster). His work can also be seen at St Andrew’s, Kirk Ella and St Mary’s Beverley.
He was also a councillor and Mayor of Beverley.