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

(221) RYE, St. Mary

221SSS Mural monument for Margaret and Peter COLLETT, d. 1770 and 1790, and his second wife, Elizabeth, d. 1841

-  North aisle, North wall, high, East of 221QQQ.

-  92(W) x 76(H)~Very good.

-  White marble on black; baseplate with pointed top; tablet set landscape-wise with pointed pediment and moulded cornice; M.I. (engraved, black) fills tablet; 3 guttae as corbels each side; signed (lower right): 'SMITH FT'.

-  Margaret Collett, d. 6 May 1770, aet 36; first wife of Rev. Peter Collett, rector of Denton and curate of Rye for 30 years, d. 14 Sep 1790, aet 55; issue - 3 died in infancy; his second wife, Elizabeth, d. 11 Feb 1841, aet 95.