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

Edward WALSINGHAM  1713  St Mary's Church, Ryarsh

The medallion measures 24inch x 22inch and is cut in relief on a greyish-brown ledger stone, 74inch x 36inch much worn just inside the south door.

Arms: Sa. a chev. betw. three cinquefoils, pierced, or for WALSINGHAM impaling a chevron between three bullsí heads, cabossed. Crest: Out of a coronet (?) a tigerís (?) ??

Here Lieth the Body of Mr Edward WALSINGHAM Gent. Of this parish who departed this Life the 6th of March 1713. Aged 69 years. Here also Lyeth Interred the Body of Felicia Walsingham wife of Edward Walsingham who Departed this Life ye 17th day of September 1717 Aged 80 years.

Rubbed July 1930 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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