James Burton

James & Decimus Burtons' St Leonards
Burtons' Tomb

Decimus Burton
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On the top of the cliff is Burton's Tomb, Marine Court can be seen top left and the back of the Royal Victoria Hotel. There are four sets of inscriptions on the tomb, and these are shown below.

The Inscription reads "In Memory of James Burton Esq, Founder of St.Leonards, July 29th 1761 Died March 31st 1837" His wife Elizabeth is also buried here

Jane Wood, 1702 - 1870 James' daughter and Decimus Burton FRS 30th September 1800 - 14th December 1881. Decimus was buried at Kensal Green.


James' Daughter Eliza 1786 - 1877 and Son, Alfred 1802 - 1877, Alfred was buried at Fairlight

Emily Jane Wood 1815 - 1892 and Helen Wood 1816 - 1903

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