Reeves of Bath

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Wall-mounted memorial of Thomas Preston Esq. (d.1820) and wife Jane (d.1823), their daughters, and many subsequent entries. The tablet was created c.1820 but entries were inscribed until 1848. It features the willow tree motif, and is in the City of London Church of St Magnus-the-Martyr, near London Bridge.

Reeves was the most prominent firm of monumental masons (tombstone carvers) in Bath, Somerset. They flourished from c. 1778 to the 1860s.[1] They often signed their work with "Reeves," or occasionally "Reeves & Son of Bath" when commissioned outside of Bath. One memorial is in the Grade I-listed City of London church St. Magnus the Martyr.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g The Victorian Society: Avon Group, “The Quick and the Dead: A Walk Round Some Bath Cemeteries” (15 Sept 1979)
  2. ^ a b c "Listed buildings" (PDF). South Gloucestershire Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 June 2011. Retrieved 4 April 2009. 
  3. ^ "Swindon listed buildings" (PDF). Swindon Council. Retrieved 2009-04-04. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ LLoyd, Thomas; Orbach, Julian; Scourfield, Robert (2006). Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion. Yale University Press. p. 307. ISBN 978-0-300-10179-9.