Biography of William Stanton 1639-1705
Around 1660 William Stanton 1639-1705 (21) had set up a business adjacent to St Andrew Holborn, Holborn, Camden, City of London.
After 21 Oct 1670 Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 was buried in the Church of St John the Baptist, Stanwick, Yorkshire.Monument to Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 and Dorothy Royston sculpted by William Stanton 1639-1705 (31).Note whilst both alabaster the effigies appears to have been sourced differently since hers has no mottling.
On 24 Nov 1679 John "Old Sir John" Brownlow 1st Baronet Brownlow 1590-1679 (89) died without issue. Monument St Peter and St Paul Church, Belton House, Belton, Grantham, Lincolnshire. Sculpted by William Stanton 1639-1705 (40).
On 16 Jul 1697 John Brownlow 3rd Baronet Brownlow 1659-1697 (38) committed suicide after suffering from severe gout. His brother William Brownlow 4th Baronet Brownlow 1665-1701 (31) succeeded as 4th Baronet Brownlow of Humby in Lincolnshire. Dorothy Mason Baronetess Brownlow 1667-1700 (30) by marriage Baronetess Brownlow of Humby in Lincolnshire.
Monument in St Peter and St Paul Church, Belton House, Belton, Grantham, Lincolnshire sculpted by William Stanton 1639-1705 (58).
After 1699. St Mary the Virgin Church, Elmley, Worcestershire. Monument to Thomas Coventry 1st Earl Coventry 1629-1699 (70). His remains lie in Crome D'Abitot church. The monument was created by his second wife but rejected by his son. She was, apparently, somewhat imaginative in describing her provenance to the point that the second Earl, son of the first Earl's first wife, refused to have the monument erected over his father's remains. High quality monument including a white marble figure of the Earl reclining on a deep chest in front of a lengthy inscription and under an arch crowned with armorial bearings.Large sub-figures flank the chest and the armorial bearings.Signed by William Stanton 1639-1705 (60).