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

  Gulielmus SPENCER  1737  St Mary's Church, Chartham

The medallion is 22inch in diameter and is cut in relief on a blue ledger stone 37inch wide of which the greater part is under the organ. It is situated against the north wall of the north Chancel.

Arms: ... three bars ..... a canton ermine impaling Three shields, 2 and 1, each charged with a pheon for PARKER (?).

His jacet Gulielmus SPENCER (the rest of the inscription is concealed by the organ. Hasted says that in the north Chancel there is a memorial for William Spencer, Gent. eldest son of Richard Spencer, Gent and Margaret his wife, daughter of Gilbert PARKER, Gent, who died in 1739. Aet. 68. She died in 1737. Aet. 40. She was the widow of .....UPTON by whom she had one son, George Upton, Gent}.

Rubbed Sept 9 1933 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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