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Monumental Inscriptions of St Peter Church, Bredhurst  - recorded by D. E. Williams 

Section C  West of the church, from the North-West corner of Nave to the
                           West and South churchyard walls

48.   Headstone

IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
REBECCA
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
THOMAS APPS
WHO FELL ASLEEP
DECEMBER 13th 1908
AGED 54 YEARS
"At Rest"
ALSO THE ABOVE
THOMAS APPS
WHO FELL ASLEEP
DECEMBER 25th 1924
AGED 76 YEARS
"Peace, Perfect Peace"
ALSO ADELAIDE MARY APPS
WHO FELL ASLEEP
DECEMBER 29th 1956
AGED 77 YEARS

49.   Curbs

ARTHUR FREDERICK THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF NELLIE APPS WHO ENTERED INTO REST 20th MAY 1935 AGED 54 YEARS (one line)

BENNETT see NAYLOR

50.   Double Headstone, Leaning at Steep Angle against North West Buttress


WEST OF THE CHURCH
THE DOO HEADSTONE

THERE MAY WELL HAVE BEEN OTHER HEADSTONES IN THE AREA
NOW COVERED BY THE ENLARGED CHURCH, WHICH WAS EXPANDED
20 FEET TO THE WEST IN 1867

HERE LYETH
THE BODY OF
ISAAC [D]OO OF
CHATHAM [SON] OF
RICHARD [DOO] WHO 
DEPARTED THIS LIFE
OCTOBER [YE] [     ] 
1720 [IN THE 46th ] 
YEAR OF [HIS AGE] 
HE LEFT[ SURVIVING ?]
HIS W[IFE] [ELIZABETH]*
ISSUE [   ] OF
L[    ] 

MAR[Y] [    ] LE[    ]
HERE
  LYETH THE BODY OF
  RICHARD DOO
  OF THIS PARISH
WHO [DIED] YE 12th ?
  DAY OF [MARCH] 1679
AGED [ ] [YEARS]
HERE [ALSO LYETH YE]
BODY [OF] [MARY ?]
  HIS WIFE [WHO]
DIED [   ]
 M[AY] [1671 ?]
AGED [    ] [YEARS]

DOO FAMILY
It is not clear which of Richard Doo's wives appears on the stone ? Isaac was baptised at Bredhurst in 1675, he later lived in Chatham; his wife Elizabeth, died 1722, was not buried at Bredhurst.
Her Archdeaconry of Rochester Will is dated 17th August 1721
   To daughter Mary Doo her silver mug marked M. D., four silver spoons and a child's coral.
   To daughter Elizabeth a silver tankard marked D and all clothes except linen.

I E

   To Richard Edwards and Charles Oare, both of Chatham, Shipwrights, are her executors. They have 30 In Trust, for the maintenance of daughter Elizabeth, and for " putting her out to learn some creditable trade or business"
   Residue to executors , In Trust, to sell , except linen, clothes, household linen and plate, as they think fit, the money and rest of personal estate, divided in half, part for maintenance of daughter Mary until she is 21, any of the half remaining paid to Mary. The other half and the 30, in trust, for the education and maintenance of daughter Elizabeth , remaining money to be paid to her at 21. If either dies, her share to sister. Executors also Guardians of daughters.
   Sign with a mark
   Witnesses: Nathanell Blackmore and Fra. Romney

51.   Headstone and Curbs

"Peace"
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
OUR DEAR MUM
THERESA SARAH
WHO PASSED AWAY 28th DECEMBER 1943
AGED 69 YEARS
AND OUR BELOVED DAD
ARTHUR FISHER
WHO PASSED AWAY 25th NOVEMBER 1950
AGED 79 YEARS

52.   Headstone and Slab

IN MEMORY
OF
SARAH ANN
THE BELOVED DAUGHTER OF
JAMES AND SARAH NAYLOR
OF DUN STREET
WHO DIED OCTOBER 28th 1857
AGED 14 YEARS
"Ask and it shall be given you, seek
and ye shall find, [knock] and it shall
be opened [un]to you" St. Matthew v11.7
ALSO GEORGE BENNETT
WHO DIED DECEMBER 4th 1909
AGED 72 YEARS

James Naylor, of Mill House, Dunn Street, Farmer of 100 acres, employing 4 men (1881 Census)

George Bennett
, a Wood Dealer ? (1903 Kelly's Directory)

53.   Headstone and Curbs

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
FRANCES ANN
NAYLOR
WHO DIED DECEMBER 5th 1896
AGED 78 YEARS
ALSO JAMES
HUSBAND OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED FEBRUARY 28th 1907
AGED 87 YEARS
"Their End was Peace"

END OF SECTION C

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