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St Leonard's Church, Seaford

Memorial Inscriptions

Section D

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

BONDBENNETTMcCONAGHEY
In
loving memory ---
MARY BOND
who died Sept 15 1868
aged 33 years
"In the midst of life we are in death."

M B
1868

[ Footstone – D01 ]
To the Memory of
JOHN BENNETT
who departed this life
on the 2 day of Feb 1803
aged 27 Years

J B
1803

[ Footstone – D02 ]
In
Loving Memory of
MATTHEW ALLEN McCONAGHEY.
Bengal Civil Service.
Who died at Seaford Augt 17th 1890
aged 51.

Also of Colonel ALLEN McCONAGHEY, C.I.E.,
Political Department, India,
eldest son of the aforesaid.
who died at Bournemouth May 31st 1925, aged 61.
[ D03 ]
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Base of Matthew McConaghey's marker; the cross has fallen

GRANTALLWORKALLWORK
Here resteth the Body
of
Captain ROBERT GRANT,
born at
Aberlour, Banffshire
he died at Seaford
July 28 1849,
aged 60 years

R . G
----
[ Footstone - D05 ]
In Memory
of MARY the Wife of
Thomas ALLWORK
of this Parish,
who departed this Life
25th July 1812,
Aged 50 Years.

[ D06 ]
To the memory of
THOMAS ALLWORK
Who died May 9th 1846.
Aged 57 Years

Also of MARY his wife.
who died Decr 23rd 1867.
Aged 69 years.

T A
1846
M A
1867
[ Footstone – D07 ]
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Captain Robert Grant, 1849
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Mary Allwork
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A Mary Allwork and Thomas Allwork
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Thomas Allwork

DE ST CROIXTOTHILLMARTIN
In loving memory of
MARTHA, widow of the
Rev W. DE ST CROIX M.A.
Vicar of Glynde.
Died April 13th 1892, aged 68.
"I will give you rest."   St Matt. XI. 28.

[ D09.   Daughters interred
in Seaford Cemetery B2-2131 ]
To the memory of
CHARLOTTE MAY,
the beloved wife of
Francis Richard TOTHILL Esq.
who departed this life
on the 11th Octr 1872. Aged 40.

C M T
1872
[ Footstone – D10 ]
In
Loving Memory
of
JOHN MARTIN,
who died May 4th 1911,
aged 61 years.
"Peace perfect peace."

Also of
EMILY, his wife,
who died Dec. 23rd 1926,
aged 78 years.
"At rest."
[ D11. PR: Emily buried 25 Dec 1926. ]
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Charlotte May Tothill
 

WOODKNOLLLEWIS
In
loving memory
of
WILLIAM WASHER WOOD,
who died 22nd September 1892,
in his 75th year.

Also of
ELIZABETH JANE, his widow
who died 4th September 1894,
in her 76th year.
"O rest in the Lord."

T . A
1837
[ Footstone – D12 ]
In
loving memory
of
CHARLES LOUIS KNOLL,
who died September 27th 1890, aged 69(?59) years.

Also of
ALICE CATHERINE KNOLL,
his widow,
who died April 27th 1895, aged 62 years.

[ D13 ]
In loving memory
of
MARY ANN,
the wife of George LEWIS,
who died 22nd July 1895,
aged 56 years.
"Rest in the Lord."

Also of the above named
GEORGE LEWIS,
who died 5th February 1916,
aged 83 years.

[ D14 ]
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Wm Washer Wood, d 1892
  

St Leonard's, Seaford
Iron chains around a grave are rare
An Iron Cross
The only Iron cross at St Leonard's. (Surface rust preserves the metal beneath)
St Leonard's, Seaford
The ravages of time

HUBARDBANKSHUBARD
In memory of
JOSEPH son of
John and Mary HUBARD
who died April 12th 1850
aged 37 years.

Also of
ANN their daughter
who died Septr 4th 1823,
aged 22 years.

J H
1850
A H
1823
[ Footstone – D15.   PR: Joseph buried 19 Apr 1850.
Ann Hubbard buried 8 Sep 1823 aged 23 ]
In loving memory of CHARLES BANKS
died Feb. 24. 1826. Aged 86.
At Rest

In loving memory of CAROLINE BANKS
died Nov. 13. 1897. Aged 56.
United

[ D16 ]
In memory of
JOHN HUBARD
who died April 19th 1865
aged 88 years

Also of MARY his wife,
who died Janry 25th 1819,
Aged 45 years.

Also of JANE daughter of
John and Mary HUBARD,
who died Janry 22nd 1820,
aged 17 years.

J H
1865
M H
1819
J H
1820
[ Footstone – D17 ]
   

BULLGOULDBRASIER
In loving memory of ELIZA BULL,
who died October 16th 1906, aged 82 years.

Also of WILLIAM BULL,
died April 27th 1913, aged 86 years.
"O Lord, abide with me."

[ D18 ]
In
loving memory
of
GEORGE ERNEST GOULD,
died May 20th 1893,
aged 35.
"I will give you rest"

Also his wife
ELIZA ADELAIDE SABINA
died June 6th 1953
aged 95
"Re-united."

[ D19 ]
In memory
of JOHN BRASIER
who died Oct 9: yrs
1738. Aged 63 years

[ D20 ]
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George Gould's memorial (fallen cross behind)
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John Brasier - 1738

FUNNELLGARDNERHARBORD
Sacred
to the
Memory
of
JOSEPH FUNNELL
who
died
March 17th 1877
aged 41 years

[ D22.   Iron monument, unique at St Leonard’s ]
EMILY MARY
only child of Albert
and ----- GARDNER
who died April 10 1876
aged 6 years and 5 months

[ D23 ]
Sacred
to the memory of
ELEANOR,
wife of Benjamin Harbord,
who died February 11th 1868.
aged 79 years.

Also of
the above named
BENJAMIN HARBORD
Who died October 11th 1871
Aged 84 years.
Interred in the same grave.

E H
1868
B H
18--
[ Footstone – D24.   WL: Benjamin died 11 Dec 1871 aged 84.
Eleanor died Feb 11 1868 aged 79.   PR: Benjamin Harbord of Eastbourne buried 16 Dec 1874.
Eleanor Harbord buried 17 Feb 1868 aged 79 ]
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Joseph Funnell's unique iron memorial
(The rusting is normal and preserves the structure)
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Eleanor & Benjamin Harbord, whose memorial is
leaning but remains intact

MATTHEWSCHAMBERSDENHAM / FROST
--------- -------- -------- MATTHEW A.M.
---- ---- ----

[ D25.   HS: The Rev Thomas Matthews, A.M., late vicar of West Firle and Beddingham, died July 26 1752 aged 44.
Sarah, his widow, died May 1 1781, aged 78 years ]
Under this Stone lie interred the
Remains of Mrs SARAH CHAMBERS
(Widow of James Chambers late
of this Place. Gent) who, full of Days
and Hopes of Happiness, changed this
Life for a better on the 22nd day
of Aug. in the Year of Grace 1744
and of her age the 66th.

ELIZABETH Youngest Daughter
of James and Sarah CHAMBERS
late of this Place died March 30 1794
aged seventy-seven Years

[ D26.   PR: Sarah Chambers widow of James buried
22 Aug 1744 aged 66 ]
In loving memory
of
SARAH DENHAM
who died April 16th 1888.
Aged 80 years.

Also of
JANE FROST,
Who died September 2nd 1893,
Aged 86 years.

[ D30 ]
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D26 (Chambers), with D37 & D46 behind
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Another view of the chest tombs, Chambers to the left
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Sarah Denham & Jane Frost

BEALCRUTTENDENTEMPLEMAN
In ever loving memory
of
WILLIE BEAL,
who entered into rest
Novr 22nd 1896,
aged 36 years.
"For ever with the Lord."

Also
KATE, wife of the above
who entered into rest
Sept 27th 1937,
aged 76 years.
"Re-united."

[ D32 ]
To
the memory of
EDMUND CRUTTENDEN
who died April 21 1839
aged 83

Also of
ELIZABETH his widow
who died Febry 21 1841 aged 81

E C
1839
E C
1841

[ Footstone - D33 ]
----
JOSEPH TEMPLEMAN
who --- ----- -----
aged ---- ------
----
HANNAH TEMPLEMAN
----

[ D34.   PR: Joseph from Brighton buried 15 Jul 1872 aged 77.
Hannah from Brighton buried 25 Jul 1873 aged 77 ]
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Willie and Kate Beal,
whose grave always looks freshly tended
  

HUGHESSWAINEELPHICK
In memory of
THOMAS HUGHES
who died October 5th 1841
aged 35 years

Also of
MARY MARIA
wife of the above
who died May 7th 1858
aged 73 years.

T H 1811
M M H 1858

[ Footstone – D35.   HS: Thos died 1841 aged 55. Mary Maria died 1858.   PR: Thomas died 1841 aged 55. Mary Maria buried 12 May 1858 aged 73 ]
Here lieth deposited the
Body of ANN SWAINE
of Folkington, Widow
who was the wife of
William Swaine of
Denton and was buried
at Seaford the -- day
of July 1702 in the
45 Yeare of her age

[ D38.   HS: Buried 31 Jul 1702 ]

[ This is the oldest surviving monument
above ground in the churchyard ]
In
Affectionate memory
of
ALFRED ELPHICK,
East Sussex Constabulary,
who died at the Police Station, Seaford,
March 15th 1883,
aged 32 years.
"Thy will be done."

Also MARY,
wife of the above,
who fell asleep June 28th 1931,
aged 82 years.
At rest.

[ D39 ]
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Ann Swain's 1702 tomb, solidly built but now leaning
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Top view of Ann Swain's tomb
 

FEARSGREENBEAN
In
loving memory
of
ANN, wife of
Henry FEARS,
born 6th February 1820,
died 3rd December 1887.
"He hath done all things well."
St Mark VII. 37.

Also the above
HENRY FEARS,
born 29th October 1817,
died 16th January 1911.
"At rest with Jesus."

[ D40 ]
This stone was erected
by the friends
of the Seaford Congregational Church.
In loving memory of
EDWIN GREEN,
who was their pastor
for eighteen years,
he entered into rest
Febry 5th 1886,
aged 65 years.
"He being dead yet speaketh."
Hebrews XI. 4


Also of
SUSANNA GODREY GREEN,
widow of the above,
who entered into life
June 12th 1894,
aged 75 years.
"She hath done what she could."
St Mark XIV 8.

[ D41 ]
Sacred
to the memory of
ELIZABETH BEAN
who died 19th July 1844
aged 84/6? Years

H---- BEAN
who died 19 June 1815
aged 86 years

E   B
1841
H   B
1815

[ Footstone - D42 ]
   

BEANSBEAN
In memory of
----

H   B
----
E   B
1794

[ Footstone - D43.   PR: Henry Bean buried 4 May 1784. Elizabeth Bean buried 13 Apr 1792 and Elizabeth Bean buried 8 Jul 1784, aged 66, wife of Henry Bean from East Dean ]
----
J L S
1889


[ Footstone only - D44 ]
In memory of
Mr JOHN BEAN
Who departed this life
-- November 1784
Aged 60 years

[ D45. PR: John Bean buried 26 Nov 1784 aged 60;
Freeman of Seaford Corporation ]
   

COLWELLMAJORGITTINS
In Memory
of
JAMES COLWELL
who died June 1- 1847
aged 66 years

Also HARRIET
who died ---
aged -- years
----

J . C
1847
[ Footstone – D47.   HS: James died 1 May 1847 aged 66. PR: James buried 6 May 1847 aged 66. Harriet buried 16 Jun 1871 aged 92 ]
In loving memory
of
GEORGE MAJOR,
who died February 13th 1883,
aged 69.

and of SARAH, his widow,
who died May 5th 1891,
aged 71.

"He giveth His beloved sleep."

[ D48 ]
In
ever loving memory of
THEOPHILUS CHANNING GITTINS,
who died December 19th 1893,
aged 52 years.
"After he had served his own generation
by the will of God he fell on sleep."


Also of LAURA,
wife of the above,
who died November 15th 1924,
aged 67 years.

[ D49 ]
   

PILLGREM / SHEPPARDGADDGORRINGE
In Loving Remembrance
of
GEORGE JAMES PILLGREM,
Minister of the Gospel
who entered into rest Decr 10th 1882
in his 72nd year.
"The memory of the just is blessed."
---

Also of
ANN ELIZABETH, his sister,
and widow of the late
Robert SHEPPARD, of Norwich,
died at Seaford, June 20th 1895,
in her 89th year.
"Them which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him."
---
[ D50 ]
In
loving memory
of
SUSANNA GADD
who died October 30 1889
aged 85 years

[ D51 ]
In
loving memory
of
CONSTANCE MAY,
youngest daughter of
Edward & Eunice GORRINGE,
of Chyngton,
born May 9th 1893,
died Oct 5th 1895.

"Of such is the Kingdom of Heaven"
Matt. XIX. 14.


[ D52 ]
   

POTTER
In memory of
SOPHIA POTTER
the beloved wife of Charles Potter
who departed this life Feb 18th 1885 (?1895)
Deeply lamented by her family
aged 61 years

In memory of
CHARLES POTTER
who departed this life December 12th 1868
aged -- years
----

[ D53 ]
 

Omitted plots have no or illegible memorials/grave markers

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