The tomb of the Tradescant family in the churchyard of St Mary-at-Lambeth. The tomb was completely repaired in 1773 under the direction of Samuel Compton and Joseph Buckmaster with subscribers including; Archbishop Cornwallis, Peter Theobald, John Field, Benjamin White and Thomas Curtis. The burial chamber was relined by bricklayer Walter Burrows at a cost of £3.5.3d and stonemason Henry Barrell re-carved the monument in Portland stone with a black marble ledger costing £16.2.8d. Watercolour by Joseph Buckmaster with calligraphy by Thomas White, Master of the Boys' Charity School, Lambeth. From the subscription record book, 1773.
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