Peter Motzfeldt was born in 1728 and was not only bell ringer but also parish clerk and school keeper at St. Bendt’s Church from 1751, where he takes over his father’s office. He keeps his position till his retirement in 1804, 76 years old.
He died the year after on 16 April 1805.
The burial plot lies is on the former grave yard to St. Hans’ Church (demolished) between Møllegade and Sct. Hansgade.