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

Abraham TERREY  1661 St Mary Magdalene Church, Monkton

The medallion measures 17¾inch x 17¼inch and is cut in relief on a blue ledger stone 76inch x 32½inch in the Nave.

Arms: Erm. On a pile gu. a leopard’s head jessant de lis, or impaling ar. a chev. betw. three oak leaves vert. For TOMLIN. Crest: A dragon’s head erased, vert, vomiting flames of fire ppr collared erm. ringed and lined, or.

At the top of the medallion is the word "Aspiceinch. On the dexter side is the word "Respiceinch. On the sinister side is the word "Prospiceinch.

Under this marble lyeth ye Body of Mr Abraham TERREY, late of this Parish of Monkton, who dyed February ye 23 in ye year of our Lord God 1661 and in ye 44 Year of his Age. He took to wife Ann ye Daughter of Mr John TOMLIN of St Jno. Baptist leaving issue by him two sons and four Daughters, viz. Abraham, Isaac, Ann, Mary, Elizabeth & Hannah. Resurgam. Here also lyeth the Body of Mrs Ann Terrey the beloved wife of Mr Abraham Terrey who departed this life ye 16th day of July in the 83rd year of her age Anno Dom. 1704.

Rubbed July 1930 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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