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

(276) WARTLING, St Mary Magdalene

276F Mural monument for Caroline Sarah CURTEIS d. 1825

-  Chancel, South wall, centre, above head height.

-  A mottled dark grey baseplate in obelisk form; a white marble relief with a standing, semi-draped putto mourning over a floral tribute; draped urn with profile relief portrait of the deceased, facing West; base mouldings over a substantial pedestal; M.I. (19 lines, engraved, black) fills a square tablet; below, a moulding, at foot, escutcheon with motto on a grey-veined baseplate.

-  Caroline Sarah Curteis, born at Ashford, 16 May 1802, died at Tonbridge Wells, 15 May 1825, the last day of her 23rd year; daughter and co-heiress of Robert Mascall, Esq., of Peasmarsh Place, Sussex; and wife from 29 Jun 1821 of her cousin, Herbert Barrett Curteis, Esq., eldest son of Edward Jeremiah Curteis of Windmill Hill, MP; their only issue, Herbert Mascall Curteis, b. 8 Jan 1823, at Florence.