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

John PUDNER  1761  St Mary's Church, Nackington

The medallion measures 26inch in circumference and is cut on a blue ledger stone, 89inch x 44inch on the west side of the south Chapel.

Arms: Bendy (or and gules): overall a cross (argent). A label of three points for difference. Crest: A shield (heart?) held between two lions’ gambs, erased

Here lieth the Body of John son of Humphrey and Frances PUDNER who departed this life Augst 19th 1715. Aged 9 months. Also the Body of Frances Pudner who departed this life May 11th 1721 aged 7 months. Here also lieth the Body of Mr Humphrey Pudner the only surviving son of Humphrey Pudner Esq. by Frances his wife. He died May 4th 1747. Aged 29 years. In the same Vault are deposited the Remains of Humphrey Pudner Esq, who died Novr 30th 1753 aged 86 years, and of Frances his wife (sister and Coheir of Sir William WILLYS of Fin Ditton in the County of Cambridge, Bart who died Jany 19th 1762 aged 78 years. Likewise the Remains of Mary Pudner their daughter who died Sepr 26th 1779, aged 54 years.

Rubbed Dec 20 1937 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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