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

Philip YORKE  1721 Old St James Church, Dover

The medallion measures 26inch x 23inch and is cut in relief on a blue ledger stone, 76inch x 42inch, in the Nave near the Chancel arch.

Arms: ..... a saltire ... for YORKE, impaling sa. a lion ramp. guardant, or, between three escallops arg. for GIBBON. Crest: a lionís head, erased.

Here lieth the Body of Philip YORKE, Gent, who married Elizabeth ye only child of Richard GIBBON, Gent . and had issue three sons and six daughters of whom one Son and [two] Daughters are surviving: the other six lye interred near this place. He died June 18, 1721 in the 70 year of his Age. Here lieth alsoe the Body of the said Elizabeth wife of ye above mentioned Philip Yorke who died October 17 1727 in the 69 year of her Age. Quos Amor in vita conguiixit non ipsa mors divisit.

Rubbed February 18, 1928 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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