On 24 Nov 1740 John Bacon 1740-1799 was born in Southwark, Surrey.

In 1785. Monument to John Bentley Ashley in Saint Leodegarius Church, Ashby St Ledgers, Northamptonshire. Sculpted by John Bacon 1740-1799 (44) . 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 1771-1788 in St Peter and St Paul Church, Belton House, Belton, Grantham, Lincolnshire. Sculpted by John Bacon 1740-1799.

On 07 Aug 1799 John Bacon 1740-1799 (58) died in Southwark, Surrey.

After 1800. St Leonard's Church, Wollaton, Nottinghamshire. Monument to Henry Willoughby 5th Baron Middleton 1726-1800, Francis Willoughby 3rd Baron Middleton 1726-1774, Thomas Willoughby 4th Baron Middleton 1728-1781 and Dorothy Cartright. Sculpted by John Bacon 1740-1799.

John Bacon 1740-1799