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

(93) EASTBOURNE, St. Mary


93O Mural monument for Nicholas GILBERT, d. 1774, and family

-  North-East chapel, against North wall, West end, resting on the floor.

-  111(W) x 89(H)~Fine; fading; leeching.

-  M.I. (20 lines [15+5], engraved, centred, black) on simple unframed cream marble panel set landscape-wise; grey marble frame; no mouldings.

-  Nicholas Gilbert, Gent., d. 29 Jul 1774, aet 67; his wife Susanna, d. 20 Jun 1767, aet 56; issue - Susanna, d. 16 Mar 1816, aet 73; Mary Anne, wife of Davies Giddy, of Tredrea, Cornwall; eldest son, Nicholas, d. 7 Apr 1797, aet 62; Nicholas' wife, Catherine, d. 4 Jul 1782, aet 40; Nichoas and Catherine's daughter, also Catherine, died an infant; second son Charles, d. 1 Feb 1816, aet 79, patron of 93O; third son John, d. 3 Nov 1757, aet 19; youngest son, Thomas, d. 15 Apr 1782, aet 41, husband of Ann, d. 1807.