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

Thomas HILL  1735  Canterbury Cathedral

The medallion measures 26inchx 24inch and is cut on a blue marble ledger stone, 78inch x 44inch in the north west Transept.

Arms: Quarterly 1 and 4, Erm. on a fesse sa. a castle, triple towered ar, for HILL. 2 and 3 erm. a lion rampant ... for SOUTLY? Impaling per pale, gu and vert a fleur de lis ar for ELSTOB.

Crest: A wolf’s hear erased, collared ....

Thomas HILL, Armgr. Johan Hill, Salopien et Armigri et Annae unicae Filiae et Heredis Roberti SOUTLY et Soutly prope Wrexham in Agro Denbigen Armigi filius natu maximus hic requiscit qui uxorem duxit Matildam filiam Caroli ELSCOB S.T.P. et hujus Eccles. Prebendarii ex qua Filios duos et totidem Filias suscepit. Mortem obiit die 23 Martii An. Aom. 1734 Aetastis 42. Filiarum altera tantem superstes. Matilda their daughter died an infant 1727. Mrs Matilda HILL died May 17th 1779 aged 82. Charles HILL died January 10th 1780 aged 40.

Rubbed August 6, 1928 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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