St Peter, West Firle, East Sussex - 5th November 2004
THE MONUMENTS

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This memorial is on the south wall. "In memory of Allan Cornelius Thorold Mann, Midshipman, R. N. Aged 19 years, second son of J R Mann, Royal Engineers.  He was lost in the service of his country with upwards of five hundred of the crew in H.M. Turret Ship "Captain", which foundered off Cape Finisterre, on the 7th Septr 1870".

St Peter, West Firle, East Sussex - 5th November 2004 - MTC

All of the following tombs are in the organ vestry to the north of the chancel. This large one is situated adjacent to the chancel.

St Peter, West Firle, East Sussex - 5th November 2004 - MTC

St Peter, West Firle, East Sussex - 5th November 2004 - MTC

Here is a detail, the head of a sheep at the feet of the gentleman.

St Peter, West Firle, East Sussex - 5th November 2004 - MTC

The tomb below is at the east end of the north wall of the organ vestry.  It is another Gage tomb - inscription in Latin.

St Peter, West Firle, East Sussex - 5th November 2004 - MTC

Here is a close up of the heraldry and inscription above this tomb.

St Peter, West Firle, East Sussex - 5th November 2004 - MTC

This tomb is at the west end of the north wall of the vestry.

St Peter, West Firle, East Sussex - 5th November 2004 - MTC

And again, a closer view of the heraldry on the wall above.

St Peter, West Firle, East Sussex - 5th November 2004 - MTC

This plaque is on the north wall of the nave. "In loving memory of Brigadier General Moreton Foely Gage D.S.S. D.L. 5th Dragoon Guards 1873-1953 and of his brother Captain James Seton Drummond Gage 7th Dragoon Guards 1870 - 1952".

St Peter, West Firle, East Sussex - 5th November 2004 - MTC

Another older plaque. "Sacred to the memory of the Revd Richd Morton A.M. Ob: 27th June 1784 Ęt : Suce 61 Resurgam Also of Annabella Taylor Daughter of William Morton D.D. Bishop of Meath Nat: A.D.1687 Ob: A.D. 1774"

St Peter, West Firle, East Sussex - 5th November 2004 - MTC

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