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

(221) RYE, St. Mary

221K Mural monument for Thomas HOLFORD, d. 1780, and his family

-  North transept, East wall, facing West, above head height.

-  100(W) x 210(L)~Very good; colour.

-  Above, a black baseplate in obelisk form; in centre, grey marble flaming urn in relief on a cornice; M.I. (10 lines, engraved) fills upper 80% of an unframed tablet; undulating lower contour with small corbels and panel of arms.

-  Thomas Holford, Gent., of The Friars, Winchelsea, d. 15 Nov 1780, aet 35; his issue - Catherine, Frances and William Howard (all died as infants); Thomas Holford, Lieutenant in 21st Regiment of Foot, died abroad, 3 Sep 1795, aet 20.