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

 Elizabeth COMYNS  1764  St George Church, Canterbury

The medallion measures 23inch in diameter and is cut in relief on a blue ledger stone, 78inch x 39inch in the south aisle.

Arms: Az. a chevron erm. betw.three garbs. or. COMYN impaling or, on a chief embattled gu, three leopard faces ar. for. CHIFFINCH.

Under this Stone lies Interred the Body of Elizabeth COMYNS Relict of Richard Comyns, Esq. Sergeant at Law, late of Writtle Lodge in the County of Essex and Daughter of Thomas CHIFFINCH Esq. of Northfleet in this County. She died March the 11th 1764 Aged 60. Leaving only one Daughtr who out of duty and sincere affection to the best of Parents dedicates this stone to her memory.

Note: In "The British Journal on the Censorsinch, Saturday Feb 3 1727-8 occurs the following: "Last week dyd at Northfleet in Kent, Thomas Chiffinch, Esq, one of the undersearchers of Gravesend of which office he had a Grant for life in the reign of King Charles the II.

Rubbed May 1927 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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