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
© Mr Richard Clegg. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Clegg, Richard
Rights Holder: Clegg, Richard
Elvan, Granite, Medieval Gravestone, Tudor Religious Ritual And Funerary, Elizabethan Grave Marker, Stuart Funerary Site
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