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

Mary TOOKEY  1656  St Nicholas Church, New Romney

New Romney, St Nicholas

The shield of arms is cut in relief on a white marble stone, which is surrounded by an oval of leaves 26inch x 21½inch incised on a blue ledger stone in the north Chancel.

Arms – A chev. engrailed between three mullets of 6 points for TOOKEY impaling erm. on a chief dancettée, three crowns.

Here lieth interred ye body of Mary TOOKEY, youngest daughter unto Thomas Tookey & Sibbil his wife who dyed the 29th day of Septembr Anno Dni 1656 in the 21 yeare of her age. Here lieth interred John Tookey some time Mayor of this Town. He left issue by Jane his Wife four children (viz): Margaret Elizabeth Jane and John. He died August ye 7th 1731 Aged 49. Here also lieth Jane Daughter of John and Jane Tookey. She died May ye 17th, 1752. Aged 34.

Rubbed: June 1925 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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