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

Jane RICHARDS  1688  St Mary Church, Brabourne

The medallion measures 22½ x 22½inch and is cut in relief on a blue ledger stone 79inch x 39½inch in the Nave in front of the Chancel step.

Arms: Sable a chevron between three fleurs de lis argent.

Here lyeth the Body of Jane Daughr of Mr John RICHARDS Clerk and Ellen his Wife. And also of James Son of the said John & Ellen Richards who was modest [sic] youth and an obedient child. Jane died August the 7th 1688. James died Decemr the 17th 1718 to a great griefe of his surviving Father. The Revd Mr John Richards departed this life Novr ye 28 1727. Aged 79 having been possessed of the Vicarage of Brabourne & the Rectory of Monks Horton 52 Years. And lyeth here interr’d.

Rubbed Jan 5 1933 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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