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

(119) HAILSHAM, St. Mary the Virgin


119A Mural monument for Edward LUXFORD, d. 1746, his wife Jane, d. 1768, and several descendants including members of the LAUGHAM and PLUMER families

-  North aisle, North wall, East of North door, at head height.

-  154(W); (H) unknown~Excellent; crack (pediment); faded.

-  In grey marble, a pointed pediment with a broken entablature on fluted brackets; enclosing an escutcheon with a Baroque frame; behind, a secondary order; below, M.I. (21 + 5 lines) on white marble tablet; irregular moulded frame; decorative border in raunce; below, base moulding and another M.I. (7 lines); flanking, squared pilasters and base moulding on scrolled corbels; at foot, another escutcheon in a Baroque frame; corbel decoration with ferns.

-  Edward Luxford, d. 3 Mar 1745/6, aet 66; his wife, Jane, d. 6 Sep 1768, aet 86; issue - eldest son, John, d. 13 May 1775, aet 64; eldest daughter, Mary, d. 11 May 1763, aet 50; fourth daughter, Ann, d. 16 Mar 1742/3, aet 23; youngest son, Edward, d. 7 Dec 1770, aet 47; Edward's wife, Frances, d. 7 Oct 1796, aet 72, and their issue, Frances, d. 26 May 1763, aet [email protected] also, Abraham Laugham, d. 12 Jun 1793, aet 76; his wife, Jane, d. 15 Apr 1805, aet 90, daughter of Edward and Jane Luxford; and their issue, Ann, d. 11 Apr 1757, aet [email protected] also, Richard Plumer, Esq., of South Sea House, London, d. 3 May 1813, aet 58; and his wife, Elizabeth, d. 16 Dec 1798, aet 41, daughter of Abraham and Jane Laugham.