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

Richard POLHILL  1739  All Saints Church, Maidstone

The medallion measures 16inch x 18inch and is cut on a greyish stone 68inch x 32½inch in the north Chapel.

Arms: Quarterly of four. 1 & 4 [or] on a bend [gu] three cross crosslets [of the field] for POLHILL. 2 & 3 [ar] an eagle displayed [sa] legged [or] for BUCKLAND. Crest: Out of a mural crown [or] a hind’s had [ppr] between two oak branches [vert] FRUCTIL? [of the first].

Richard POLHILL died 12th January 1739 Aged 32 years. Left issue three Sons. Also Rebecca his Wife (afterwards married to Mr Robt HARTRIDGE) died Novr the 14th 1757 Aged 59 Years. Also Richard the youngest Son of the above-named Richard and Rebecca Polhill died June the 19th 1785 Aged 45 Years.

Rubbed July 28 1932 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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