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

Mary HOOKER  1761  St Mary's Church, Great Chart

The medallion measures 22inch in diameter and is cut in relief on a blue marble ledger stone in the south Chancel next the altar rails.

Arms: Quarterly, ar. and sa. a cross between four escallops, counterchrged, for HOOKER impaling sa. on a chevron between three cygnets’ heads, erased, arg. as many orgresses for TROUGHTON.

Under this Stone is Interred the Body of Mary ye wife of Tho. HOOKER Esqr who was ye only Daughter of John TROUGHTON of Maidstone in the County of Kent, Gent. She died 9 Mar 1761 Aged 61 years. Also the Body of the said Tho. Hooker Esq. who died y 2 of Aug 1765 Aged 72 Years. They had issue two Daughtersa, Anna Maria who married John WICKER of Horsham in ye County of Sussex Esq. and Elizabeth who married Walter BARTTELOT of Stopham in the said County Esq.

Rubbed Dec 22 1924 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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