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

(93) EASTBOURNE, St. Mary

93M Mural monument for William and Herbert MORTIMER, d. 1808 and d. 1810

-  North choir aisle, North wall, between windows, above head height.

-  c.80(W) x 109(H)~Very good; faded, local loss (upper right).

-  A flat, moulded cornice; below, M.I. (7+6 lines, engraved) on an unframed panel; below, base mouldings and 2 small corbels with low relief acanthus decorative.

-  William Mortimer, d. 24 Aug 1808, aet 27; fifth son of Charles Smith and Elizabeth Mortimer; also their sixth son, Herbert Mortimer, sailor (East India Co.), died circa 5 Sep 1810, aet 25, lost at sea off the coast of China.