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

(147) JEVINGTON, St. Andrew

147E Mural monument for Robert ROCHESTER, d. 1725, and members of his family

-  Choir, North wall, at head height.

-  101(W) x 184(H)~Excellent; colour mostly lost.

-  Fluted Doric pilasters carry a broken, pointed pediment enclosing an achievement; in the centre; M.I. (27 lines, engraved, centred, black) in several stages; below, thick, darker grey base moulding and scrolly corbels; between them a delicate cherub in low relief.

-  Robert Rochester, Esq., of Wannock, d. 15 Aug 1725, aet 51; his wife, Jane, d. 21 Mar 1747, aet 69, second daughter of Nicholas Eversfield, Charleton, Steyning; their issue – second son, William, d. 16 Sep 1740, aet 35, and William's only son, also Robert, d. 26 Sep 1739, aet 10; and the youngest son, another Robert, d. 31 Mar 1738, aet 26, buried St. George the Martyr, Queen Square, London.