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

(199) PETT, St. Mary and St. Peter

Built in 1864 by B Ferrey, replacing a mediaeval building - Nairn & Pevsner (579-80); the parish population in 1801 was 185.

199A Mural monument for Cordelia SAYER, d. 1820

-  Chancel, South wall, high over vestry door.

-  62(W) x 120(H)~Good; faded; rust stains.

-  M.I. (16 lines, engraved, black) fills white marble tablet; unframed; set portrait-wise; moulded and scrolled corbels; above, decorated motif of wheat sheaves and a sickle in relief; unsigned.

-  Cordelia Sayer, 18 Apr 1766 - 31 Jan 1820, died Hastings and buried Pett; daughter of Henry and Sarah Sayer, of London; granddaughter of John and Mary Collier, of Hastings.