7 Headstones Against East Wall Of South Aisle Of Church Of St Paul

20 Sep 1999
7 Headstones Against East Wall Of South Aisle Of Church Of St Paul, Ludgvan, Penwith, Cornwall, TR20 8EZ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

LUDGVAN LUDGVAN CHURCHTOWN SW 53 SW 8/38 7 headstones against east wall of - south aisle of Church of St Paul GV II 7 headstones. 6 of them C18, one to the Davy family circa 1860. Granite or elvan monoliths, round or square headed. The 3 on the left (south) have inscriptions within shields.

Left stone : RD, died 1338 aged 73 and RP, died 1767 aged 25.

Second from left : WD, died 1754 aged 44.

Third from left : JOAN THE WIFE OF -D and CD died 1769 aged 29.

Fourth and fifth from-left are indecipherable.

Sixth from left : H DAW died 1748 aged 38 and HD.

The right hand stone is elvan and inscribed to : R Davey, G Davey and Catherine Davy died 1860 aged 79. All related to Sir Humphrey Davy, the inventor of the miners' safety lamp.

Listing NGR: SW5053033027


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0423 IOE Records taken by Richard Clegg; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Richard Clegg. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Clegg, Richard

Rights Holder: Clegg, Richard


Elvan, Granite, Medieval Gravestone, Tudor Religious Ritual And Funerary, Elizabethan Grave Marker, Stuart Funerary Site