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St Leonard's Church, Seaford

Memorial Inscriptions

Section B

Memorials are listed in plot order by section
[ Sources: PR = Parish Register. HS = Henry Simmons (1860). WL = Wood/Landrock (1999). OS = Other Source. ]
Plot numbers are below the inscriptions. Click on icons for images

MAYNARDSTEVENSSIMMONS
In Memory of
Mr ROBERT MAYNARD
late of the Parish
of St John’s Westminster
who departed this life
December 12th 1840
aged 55 years
An example of industry
and --------- lived
----
Best --------------- who knew him.
He shall return no more to his
House, neither shall his place know
Him any more.   Job VII 10


R . M
1840.

[ Footstone - B01. PR: aged 53 years ]
To
the memory of
ANN the wife of
George STEVENS
Who departed this life
December 1837
aged 64 years

Also of the above
GEORGE STEVENS
who departed this life
October 1845
Aged 71 years

A . S
1837
G . S
1845
[ Footstone - B02 ]
In
memory of
ESTER the daughter -----
Who departed
----

[ B03. Obscured by tree roots.
PR: Esther, daughter of Thomas and Sarah Simmons (B04),
died aged 9 on 27 Aug 1798, buried 2 Sep 1798 ]
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Robert Maynard's headstone (recently recovered)
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George & Ann Stevens: head and footstones
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Esther Simmons' - somewhat overwhelmed by roots

SIMMONSTOWNERSIMMONS
In memory of
Mrs SARAH SIMMONS
wife of Mr T. Simmons
who died June 26th 1849
aged 84 years

Also of
the above named
Mr THOMAS SIMMONS
who died 20th April 1850
aged 88 years
----

[ B04. PR and HS: Parents of Ester (B03) ]
In memory of
THOMAS TOWNER
who departed this life
July 16th 1858
aged 66 years

Also of ANN his wife
who departed this life
December 26th 1854
aged 67 years

T . T
1858
A . T
1854

[ Footstone – B05 ]
In memory of
JAMES SIMMONS
who died October 16th 1839
aged 68 years
and his wife
ELIZABETH SIMMONS
who died July 11th 1816
aged 42 years

Also their children SUSANNAH SIMMONS
who died May 2nd 1825
aged 19 years
and
ANNE SIMMONS
who died March 23rd 1826
aged 23 years

J . S
1839.
E . S
1816.
S . S
1825.
A . S
1826.
[ Footstone – B06 ]
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James & Elizabeth Simmons, with fallen rail & footstone

ATKINSON / SIMMONSSIMMONSSIMMONS
In memory of
JAMES SIMMONS ATKINSON
of 65 Friday Street, London.
Eldest son of the late
James and Elizabeth Simmons
of this parish.
He died at Seaford,
November 1st 1852,
aged 52 years.

Also his brother
ROBERT SIMMONS
of Friday Street and Seaford.
who died March 29th 1856,
aged 46 years

J S A
1852
R . S
1856
[ Footstone – B07. HS: James Simmons Atkinson, a Seaford jurat, took the additional name ‘Atkinson’ by royal licence in Dec 1821 in compliance with the Will of Robert Atkinson, Esq.
See also K53 ]
In memory of
MARIA,
the beloved wife
of HENRY SIMMONS,
who died June 5th 1882,
aged 70 years.

"I know that my Redeemer liveth."   Job XIX. 25.

Also of HENRY SIMMONS,
four times Bailiff of this town,
born June 1st 1815,
entered into rest March 5th 1903.

M . S
1882.
H . S
1903.

[ Footstone – B08. PR: Henry Simmons aged 87.
First compiler of a record of memorials at St Leonard's.
See also K46 ]
In loving memory
of
THOMAS JOSEPH
SIMMONS

son of the late James and
Elizabeth Simmons,
of this parish
who died Dec 16th 1890
aged 75 Years.

Also of MARY SIMMONS widow of the above
who died November 1896
aged 70 Years

T J S
1890
M S
1896

[ Footstone – B09 ]
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James Simmons Atkinson & brother Robert Simmons
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Henry & Maria Simmons
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Thomas Joseph & Mary Simmons

SIMMONSSIMMONSJASPER
In memory of
WILLIAM SIMMONS,
Who departed this life Oct 1796
Aged 66 Years

Also of ANN his wife
Who departed this life Nov 1796
Aged 60 Years

W . S
1796
A . S
1796
[ Footstone – B10 ]
Erected
to the memory of
WILLIAM SIMMONS,
by his daughter
Esther,
He departed this life
June 28th 1840,
aged 80 years

W S
1840

[ Footstone – B11 ]
IHS
In Affectionate Remembrance of
ANN
the beloved wife of
William JASPER,
who died 5th July 1890,
aged 71 years.

[ B12 ]
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William Simmons' grave
 

WALLSUNKNOWNWADDELL / SIMMONS
In memory of
RICHARD WALLS
who Died
September y 13: 1756
Aged 28 years

[ B13. ‘y’ is a short form of ‘ye’ (‘the’) ]
In loving memory
of
ELIZABETH

[ B14. Remainder illegible ]
IHS
In
loving memory
of
ISABEL WADDELL,
born February 9th 1851,
died July 7th 1906.
"Thy Will be done."

LETITIA JANE SIMMONS, aged 95 years
wife of the late Henry Simmons
24th July 1944
[ B15 ]
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Richard Walls
  

SIMMONSGREENWADE
To the Memory
of ELIZABETH
Wife of Thomas SIMMONS
who died April 20th
1777 aged 43 years
----

[ B16 ]
In Memory of
ELLEN, the wife of
John Green,
who died Octr 27th 1885
aged 57.
Oh Lord open thou thine arms and
Fold me to thy bosom

Also of the above named
JOHN GREEN
Died March - -
Aged 59 [?]
Thy Will be done
[ B17 ]
In
Loving Memory
of
JAMES
the beloved and only son
of James WADE and Esther
his wife
who died December 12th 1885
aged 3 years & 9 months
With Christ which is far better

[ B18 ]
   

JASPERHOODHOOD
In
Affectionate Remembrance
of
ROBERT
beloved husband of Sarah JASPER
who departed this life
November 1889
Aged -- years
What I say ----- hath
The Lord -----
To the -----


Also of the above
SARAH JASPER
died December 12th 1908
aged 92 years.
[ B19 ]
Sacred
To the Memory
of BARBARA the Wife
of Edward HOOD
who departed this life
Jan. 15 1806
Aged 75 years

[ B20. HS: "aged 35" ]
In memory of
JOHN RENWICK HOOD son of
Edwd & Barbara Hood who died
Oct 4th 1800, Aged 1 Year

Also of THO. RENWICK HOOD
son of Edwd. & Barbara Hood
Oct - 1800 aged 6 months

Also of SARAH ANN HOOD
Daughter of Edwd & Barbara Hood who died
Oct - 1800 Aged 6 Months
----

[ B21 ]
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Barbara Hood
 

HOODSTEELEBARBER
In Memory of
JOHN HOOD
who died May 8 1805
Aged 61 Years

Also of MARY his wife
who departed this Life
Feb the 26 1806
Aged 57 Years

[ B22. PR: John aged 62;
senior Freeman ]
In
loving memory
of
MINNIE ELIZABETH,
the loving wife of
Thomas STEELE,
and second beloved daughter of
George and Fanny Baker
This monument is erected
by her bereaved parents.
Died May 25th 1890,
in her 23rd year.

We all do fade as a leaf   Is. LXIV. 6.

[ B23 ]
In Loving Memory of
FREDERICK AMADEUS,
the son of
Joseph & Harriet BARBER
of Seaford
who died Dec. 20th 1884.
aged 9 years
He shall gather [them in] with his arm,
and carry them in his bosom.   Isaiah XI. 11


Also of
ETHEL HARRIETT
the dearly loved second
daughter of the above
who died [peacef]ully at Davos
Switzerland on Jan 28 1900
aged 31 years
interred at Davos Dorf
Christ the same yesterday
and today and forever

[ B24 ]
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John Hood
  

JACKSON / EDWARDSPONDWHITE
In
loving memory
of
ROBERT WILLIAM JACKSON
who departed this life
August 27th 1895
aged 76 years
----
He giveth his beloved rest
----
Also of
ANNE EDWARDS
who died February 22nd 1884
aged 54 years
----
Also ISABELLA MARY,
wife of the above,
died 1st Jan: 1900, aged 78.
Buried in Seaford Cemetery.
[ B25.   Isabella Jackson was buried in
plot C1-54 in the Cemetery on 5 Jan 1900 ]
FLOWER POND,
who died
at Douglas, Isle of Man,
October 8th 1884,
aged 49 years.
He restoreth my soul.   Ps: XXIII. 3.

WILLIAM GEORGE POND,
who died December 9th 1901,
aged 66 years.
"His end was peace."

[ B26.   WL: Flower Pond died 9 Nov.
PR: William Pond was from East Blatchington ]
In loving memory of
ANNE,
the beloved wife of
John WHITE,
who entered into rest
March 14th 1892,
aged 62 years.

Erected by her daughter.

[ B27 ]
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Robert & Mary Jackson and Anne Edwards
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Anne White

COMBSHOODTRIGWELL
In Loving Memory of
SARAH COMBS
who died May 4th 1904,
aged 77 years.

Also of
WILLIAM COMBS,
who died November 19th 1904,
aged 81 years.
[ B28 ]
In Memory
of ANN HOOD
Wife of John Hood
who departed this life
the 6th September 1: 1789
Aged - - Years

[ B29 ]
In loving memory of
EVELYN ADA, daughter of
George & Ada TRIGWELL,
who fell asleep in Jesus
January 30th 1898.
Aged 1 year and 6 months.
"And He said, suffer little children to come unto [me]
for of such is the Kingdom of Heaven."

[ B30 ]
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Sarah & William Combs
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Sarah & William Combs
  

COMBS
In loving memory
of
MARY ANN,
the beloved wife of
Harry Combs,
who entered into rest
November 29th 1891,
aged 49 years.
"Asleep in Jesus."

Also of the above named
HARRY COMBS,
who entered into rest
August 23rd 1903,
aged 63 years.
"In the midst of life we are in death."

[ B31 ]
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Mary & Harry Combs

Omitted plots have no or illegible memorials/grave markers

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