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Suffolk Culford

With her grandchildren around her 1581-1659 Jane 1581-1659 daughter of Hercules Meautys / Mewtas of West Ham, Essex and Philippa daughter of Richard Cooke of Gidea Hall. (Philippa m2 Thomas Cotton of Starston)

She was lady in waiting to Queen Anne


She m1 1608 (2nd wife) Sir William Cornwallis of Brome 1545-1611 who lies below (another source says he is her son) was the son of Thomas Cornwallis and Anne Jerningham, (he had m1 Lucy Neville daughter of John Neville Lord Latimer and Lucy Somerset having 6 children by her). (one Elizabeth Cornwallis m1 Sir William Sandys m2 Richard Lumley)


1. Frederick 1610-1662 m Elizabeth daughter of John Ashburnham, they had 4 children who Jane looked after whilst Frederick a Royalist, joined Charles ll abroad during the Commonwealth, being created a Baron at his coronation


She m2 Nathaniel Bacon 1585-1627 youngest of 9 sons of Sir Nicholas Bacon of Redgrave & Anne Butts

Children - 3

1. Nicholas

2. Anne m1 Thomas Meautys m2 Harbottle Grimston

3. Jane died aged 3 1627


Jane inherited Culford on the death of her husband Nathaniel

All in white and black marble for £300 cost" Erected 1654


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Taken on July 4, 2006