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

(221) RYE, St. Mary


221RRR Mural monument for James LAMB, d. 1756, and his daughter-in-law

-  North aisle, North wall, immediately East of 221PPP.

-  90(W)x 170(H)~Very good; colour.

-  M.I. (engraved) on a grey marble panel, set portrait-wise; ogival top; at summit, heraldic supporter; flanking, garlands and scrolls; below, base mouldings then escutcheon on ornamental apron.

-  James Lamb, Esq., merchant, mayor, host to royalty, d. 21 Nov 1756, aet 63, buried St. Andrew, Holborn, London; also Dorothy Lamb, also d. on 21 or 22 Nov 1756, aet 39, wife of his eldest son, Thomas; their many virtues.