East Sussex Church Monuments - 1530 to 1830 - Archive of Photographs
by Professor Nigel Llewellyn

(139/2) HURSTPIERPOINT, St. George

Originally built as an Independent chapel by Charles Smith Hannington on his St George's estate. It became Church of England in 1868 when the family joined the established church. It was served from 1875 by Hannington's son, James, later Bishop of East Equatorial Africa, who was massacred in Uganda in 1885.

139/2A Mural monument for members of the HANNINGTON family, d. 1797, etc.

-  Choir, North wall, at head height.

-  63(W) x 102(H)~Very good.

-  M.I. (engraved, black) on a simple white tablet, on a black baseplate.

-  Charles Hannington, d. 18 Sep 1797, aet 62; his wife, Mary, d. 16 Apr 1816, aet 69; their third son, Smith Hannington, d. 22 Jul 1855, aet 70, and his wife, Elizabeth, d. 3 Nov 1869, aet 90; later descendants.