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Latitude: 51.7204 / 51°43'13"N
Longitude: -2.5324 / 2°31'56"W
OS Eastings: 363319
OS Northings: 202545
OS Grid: SO633025
Mapcode National: GBR JT.2V07
Mapcode Global: VH87J.202Y
Plus Code: 9C3VPFC9+52
Entry Name: Monument to Morfe Family in the Churchyard About 6 Metres North of Nave North Wall of the Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 7 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1299111
English Heritage Legacy ID: 354448
Location: Lydney, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL15
Civil Parish: Lydney
Built-Up Area: Lydney
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Lydney St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
LYDNEY CHURCH ROAD
SO 60 SW
7/99 Monument to
in the churchyard
c6m north of nave
north wall of the
church of St Mary
Pedestal tomb. Mid C18. Sandstone. 'Tent' top to moulded edge with reserved
corners, bolstered ends, flat side panels, moulded base. North side has date
1763, south records '... son of Richard and Sarah Morfe, 21 July 1785 aged
11 days, Also daughter Ann, 1787 aged 1 year and 11 months, and George their
son 1793 aged 5 years.'
A characteristic record illuminating infant mortality in the eighteenth century.
Lies c3.5 metres north-east of the porch.
Listing NGR: SO6331902545
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