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John FOWLE  1727  All Saints Church Church, Lydd

In the Chancel. On a fair Black Marble near unto the North Wall of the Chancel is inscribed:- Here lyeth interr’d the Body of John FOWLE of Dymchurch Gen: and with him Mary his first wife by whom he had Issue six children three of whom he left surviving viz: Mary, John and James. The said Mary his wife died the 16th December 1706 aged 33 years. He died March 17, 1727 aged 61. The said John Fowle was Town Clerk of this Corporation of Lydd 39 years and Clerk to the Lords of Romney Marsh 21 years both which offices he enjoyed till the time of his death. To whose Memory John Fowle his son and only executor caused this to be here placed.  (His arms are displayed on the Stone: A chevron, on a chief 3 mulletts. Crest an Eagles (?) head erased, ? ermine, transfixed by an arrow). Noted by Leland L. Duncan early 1920's

Nicholas Eyare Toke notes awaiting full transcription

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