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

(82) EAST BLATCHINGTON, St. Peter


82A Mural monument for Mary KING, d. 1822

-  Chancel North wall, above head height.

-  107(W) x 177(H)~Excellent.

-  Dark grey baseplate with shouldered, domed top; M.I. (10 + 6 + 3 + 3 + 4 lines, engraved) on a grey unframed marble tablet; flanked by Doric half-columns; over the capitals, an entablature with foliate decoration; base mouldings and corbels with roundel motifs; above the cornice, an escutcheon.

-  Mary King, d. 13 May 1822, aet 34, second daughter of Thomas Rogers, of Kingston near Lewes, Sussex; her husband, John King, Esq., of East Blatchington, d. 5 Jul 1853, aet 78; their issue - Henry, d. 22 Nov 1818, infant; John, d. 30 Jul 1821, aet 4; Mary, wife of Lieutenant George Watson, R.M., d. 12 Jan 1836, aet 25, at Stonehouse, Devon; and Elizabeth, d. 12 Feb 1908, aet 94, at Paignton, Devon, wife of Rev. Robert Nathaniel Dennis d. 17 Feb 1892, rector of East Blatchington.