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Toke's and others, Heraldic Ledger Stones in Kent churches

Rev John DEFFRAY  1738   St Clement's Church, Old Romney

In the chancel (Large slab) Arms: A winged heart. In chief two 5-pointed mullets. In base two hands couped at the wrist clasped fessways. Impaling: a chevron between 3 (?lions) heads erased. Crest a roe (?) statant holding a pole or staff. Here lieth the body of ye Reverend Mr John DEFFRAY AM who was a faithful diligent Rector of this parish for near 48 years. After much delight in doing good he departed this life September ye 4 1738 in ye 78th year of his age. And also Margaret, widow of above, died July 13, 1761 aged 88. Noted by Leland L. Duncan pre 1923

Nicholas Eyare Toke notes awaiting full transcription

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