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

(157) LEWES, St. Anne

157E Mural monument for Rev. William GWYNNE, d. 1818, his wife Elizabeth, d.1810, and three of their sons, d. 1823, d. 1832 and d. 1833

-  Chancel, North wall, high up between the windows.

-  c.225(W) x (H) unknown~Good.

-  M.I. (28 + 7 lines) on white marble obelisk; unframed; below, a sarcophagus with prominent gadroon and acanthus decorated on a rectangular base, supported by a thin base on scrolled corbels; between corbels, escutcheon on apron.

-  Rev. William Gwynne, rector of Hamsey and St. Anne Lewes, d. 16 Apr 1818, aet 73; his wife, Elizabeth, d. 19 Apr 1810, aet 57; their issue - Rowland Gwynne, Major (10th Regiment of Native Infantry), died at Madras, 20 Jul 1823, aet 38; John Gwynne, Captain (26th Regiment of Native Infantry) and paymaster of the Dooab district, died at Brighton, 15 Dec 1832, aet 46 and buried in this church; and Iltid Gwynne, Lt. Col. (43rd Regiment of Native Infantry) died at Ellore, 31 May 1833, aet 44.