The medallion, whose top is cut out of a pew, measures 24inch x
23inch and is cut in relief on a blue marble ledger stone 89inch x
44inch in the Chancel.
Arms: Or, five chevronels az. for DENEW, in pretence
and lying on a fesse ... three martlets (?) ... a canton erm. For RANCE
impaling or, on a quarter gu, an eagle displayed of the field, for
JACOB. Crest: [hidden by a pew].
Here lies the Body of John DENEW Esqr eldest son of
Nathaniel Denew, Esqr of this Parish, by Dorothy, the eldest Daugr of Sr
Abraham JACOB, Knt of this Town and Port of Dover, who departed this
life on the 29th day of Jany 1750 in the 56th Year of his Age. He
married Elizabeth the only Daughter of William RANCE of London, Gentn by
Anne the Second Daughter of Joseph ROBERTS Esqr of Harbledown in this
County (whose Remains are likewise here interred) in Memory of whom his
affectionate Wife their beloved Daughter hath caused this to be
inscribed. This modest stone what few vain marbles can they truly say,
Here lies an Honest man. A. Pope. Here also are interred the Remains of
Elizabeth, Relict of the said John Denew, Esqr, who died July the 8th
1761 in the 63rd year of her Age.
Rubbed Sept 29 1928 by Nicholas Eyare Toke