Biography of John Bacon
On 24 Nov 1740 John Bacon was born in Southwark.
In 1785. Monument to John Bentley Ashley in Saint Leodegarius Church. Sculpted by John Bacon. Standing wall monument with two large allegorical figures flanking the inscription. Above them is a sarcophagus on which is a Roman lamp on front of a black obelisk. Also to James Ashley -1798. Simple wall monument with urn and obelisk. Also to Jane Ashley died 13 Jun 1784 and by whose will the monument was erected.
After 07 Dec 1788. Monument to Anne Cust in St Peter and St Paul Church. Sculpted by John Bacon.
On 07 Aug 1799 John Bacon died in Southwark.
After 1800. St Leonard's Church. Monument to Henry Willoughby 5th Baron Middleton, Francis Willoughby 3rd Baron Middleton, Thomas Willoughby 4th Baron Middleton and Dorothy Cartright Baroness Middleton. Sculpted by John Bacon.