Friends of Hastings Cemetery

Thomas Ross & Family

AS C28 / AS C29 / 30

In Loving Memory of

Patience, second daughter

of the late Thomas  Ross

of Pelham Cottage

Died March 16th 1873, Aged 73 Years


Elizabeth, wife of Alderman T. Ross

Died May 9th 1875, Aged 59 Years


Alderman T Ross, Five Times Mayor of Hastings,

Died August 30th 1881.  Aged 70


Thomas George Ross of Tudor House, Hastings

Only son of the above

Died February 8th 1896, Aged 51

Also Hannah Ross, wife of the above

Died May 15th 1932 Aged

‘Peace, perfect peace with loved ones far away’

Also Elliott Meurisse [?] Ross

1871 - 1953

‘In the Presence of God is Fullness of Joy’

Also Georges Meurisse

Husband of Alice

1872 - 1959


Also Renee Hannah Meurisse

Daughter of Alice & Georges

1900 - 1973

Percy T Ross

Also Raymond George Meurisse

son of Alice & Georges

1906 - 1987

Also Gertrude (Gay) Meurisse

Widow of Raymond

1907 - 2008

Thomas (1) and Patience Ross (nee Muffett) see

Thomas died in 1847, before the opening of the Borough Cemetery.  He was the father of Patience and Thomas.  Master Gunner Ross, came to Hastings about 1800 to take up command of the Coastguard Station at what was then known as "Government House".  He later built Pelham Cottage.

Patience named on the memorial, is the daughter of the above, and sister to Alderman Thomas.  She was born on 3 July 1799, in Stoke Damerel, Plymouth, the second of six children.

Elizabeth Ross (nee Bird) born 23rd August 1816 in Newington, Surrey.  She married Thomas Ross in Kennington on the 16th March, 1843.  They had one child, Thomas George Ross.

Thomas, the fifth of the six children born to Gunner T Ross and Patience, was born on the 2nd March 1810, in Hastings. Three years before his death he was featured in Hastings and St Leonards Observer on 7th December 1878.