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

(33) BOLNEY, St. Mary Magdalene

Norman and later and North aisle of 1853, Nairn & Pevsner (421); for plan see SNQ (XI 103); for a view from South-West by Grimm, see Godfrey & Salzman (Pl. 24), from BL Add. MS 5672 f.25; in 1714 Anthony Stapley noted that the church had 'just been repaired and beautified', see Turner (SAC 18 153); Horsfield (Sussex I 251) noted that most of the M.I.s were illegible. The flooring has been extensively renewed leaving little original.

33A Ledger for Thomas DENNETT, d. 1767

-  Porch floor.

-  78(W) x 176(L)~Worn.

-  M.I. (engraved) in upper 25% of a pale freestone slab; head to North.

33B Floor-mounted brass for John PELLATT, d. 1625

-  Sanctuary, East end, North corner.

-  Slab: 90(W) x 155(L)~Worn.Brass: 46(W) x 15(H)~Fine.

-  M.I. (5 lines, engraved) on a rectangular brass panel; head to East; mounted on a freestone slab.

-  John Pellatt, Esq., d. 22 Oct 1625, aet 41, buried 22 or 24 Oct, son and heir apparent to Sir Benjamin Pellatt Knt.

33C Floor-mounted brass for Anne BERKELEY, d. 1601

-  Sanctuary, East end, South corner.

-  Slab: 77(W) x 150(L)~WornBrass: 64(W) x 22(H)~Fine.

-  M.I. (10 lines, engraved) on a brass cut wider to the East and narrower to the W, head to East; mounted on a freestone slab.

-  Anne Berkeley, d. 5 Jan 1601, aet 70; daughter of John Ashburnham, of Ashburnham; her first husband, John Bolney, Esq., of Bolney; her second husband, Thomas Culpeper, Esq., of Wakehurst; her third husband, Henry Berkeley, Esq., lawyer.