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St Michael's Church M.I.s, East Peckham recorded by Sharon Lawrence & Jacqueline Sergeant


St Michael's Church, East Peckham front the south - March 2015

1. ‘Search the Scriptures’, This stone is a tribute to – Respect – To the memory of Richard BURBRIDGE. Who during many years service was generally esteemed for his piety and faithfulness. Died April 23rd 1864 aged 61 years.

2. 


Stephen Walter BOORMAN

Sacred – To the memory of Stephen Walter BOORMAN, son of Thomas and Mary Ann Boorman of this parish who departed this life on the 20th November 1846 in the 23rd year of his age. Also of Margaret Ann  Boorman their daughter who departed this life on the 26th March 1829 aged 12 months.

3.


Thomas Hugh BOORMAN

Sacred – To the memory of Thomas Hugh BOORMAN, eldest son of Thomas and Mary Boorman, formerly of this parish, who died suddenly of pulmonary apoplexy on 7th July 1856 aged 31 leaving a bereaved widow and three infant sons to deplore the loss of a most affectionate husband and fond father. "Watch therefore for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come ‘M??? ???.

4. In loving memory of Phillpi Wood LOOSEMORE, M.A., vicar of this parish died January 10th 1911 aged 79. "I have kept the faith"

5. Here lieth the body of Ernest Aden HENHAM son of M.A. and Aden Henham at Grove House in this parish who died March 22nd 1853 aged 6 months.

6. In memory of John BATES of this parish who departed this life March 17th 1819 aged 56 years. Left issue one seven and four daughters (viz) John, William, Hane? Edward, Thomas, Alexander, Alfred, Sarah, Mary, Eliza and Beston.

7. In memory of Sarah, wife of John BATES of this parish who departed this life Feb 2nd 1802 aged 36 years. Left issue two sons and two daughters viz John, William, Sarah and Mary.

8. In memory of William BATES who died 23rd August 1790 aged 23 years. (son of nos. 6 & 7)

9. – Sacred – To the memory of John BATES late of this parish who died Nov 7th 1839 age 57 years. Left issue three children viz Sarah, Harriet Elizabeth, John and Ann. (Son of nos. 6 & 7)

10. Here lieth the bodies of John STONE and Eliza his wife.

11.

Here lyeth
the body of
John HENHAM
of this parish
who died March
the 31st 1743
Aged 63 years
Here lyeth
the body of
Thomas
HENHAM
of this parish
who died July
the 28th 1735
Aged 51 years

12. In memory of Martha, daughter of Aden and Ann HENHAM who died Oct 15th 1761 aged 15 years.

13. In memory of Ann, wife of John LONG and daughter of Aden and Ann HENHAM of this parish died Feby 3rd 1779 aged 38 years. Left issue one son and four daughters (viz) William, Ann, Mary and Sarah. Also John son of John and Ann Long died Oct 23rd 1781 aged six years.

14. In memory of Aden HENHAM son of Aden Hehham of this parish who died July 1st 1781 aged 75 years. Left issue two sons John and Aden. Also Marty wife of above Aden Henham who died April 16th 1823 aged 77 years (father of no. 5)

15. Sacred to the memory of John LONG of this parish who departed this life August 13th 1810 aged 7 years.

16. In memory of Isaac HATCH of this parish who died October 8th 1770 aged 16. Affliction ove long time I bore, physicians tried in vain, till God did please death should sieze me and ease me of my pain. Likewise John son of John and Eleanor Hatch who died Feb 6th 1771 aged 23 weeks.

17. In loving memory of Eleanor daughter of John and Eleanor HATCH who died Marsh 21st 1776 aged 13 years.

18. In memory of John HATCH of this parish who departed this life Jan 16th 1812 aged 33 years. Also Eleanor his wife who departed this life May 1st 1816 aged 33 years.

19. (This stone is attached to no. 11)

Here also
lieth the body
of Gregory
HENHAM of
this parish who
died July
15th 1751
aged 76 years.
Here lieth
the body of
Margaret wife
of Gregory
Henham of
this parish who
died Novemb.
29th 1746
aged 74 years.

20. 


Thomas HENHAM 1750

Here lieth the body of Thomas HENHAM son of Gregory Henham of this parish who died October 4th 1750 aged 38 years.

21.


Ann FUNNELL 1807

In memory of Ann wife of Thomas FUNNELL of Boxley in the Count.. Tanner who died Dec 26th 1807 aged 64 years. Also of the above Thomas Funnell who died Nov 1st 1812 aged 66 years.

22. In memory of Susanna wife of John MARTIN and daughter of Henry and Eliza CHEESMAN of Yalding who died Nov 6th 1776 aged 21 years.

23. In memory of Mary wife of John GOLDING and daughter of William and Ann CHEESMAN of this parish who died Jan 11th 1772 aged 37 years.

24. This stone is illegible.

25... In memory of Henry CHEESMAN of Yalding who died 25th Oct 1770 age 66 years. Left issue by Eliza his wife three sons and five daughters (viz) William, Henry, John, Mary, Elizabeth, Anne, Sarah and Susanne.

26. To the memory of Mary CHEESMAN who died Dec 26th 1805 aged 71 years. Likewise of Sarah wife of William HOLLANDS and Sarah daughter of William and Sarah Hollands (who lie near this place) This stone was erected by Thomas FUNNELL.

27. Here restieth in hope of a joyful resurrection the body of Hannah (??????) late of this parish who departed this life Feb the 11th 181? aged 31 years. "Long had I lain in tears and sighs. Strong pains both night and day. With mournful groans and piecing cries. Till death dissolved the day."

28. This stone in illegible.

29. In memory of Martin STEVENS who died March 8th 1768 aged 98 years. Left issue one daughter Ann and five grand-children (viz) John. Thomas, Iden, Mary and Ann.

30. Here lieth the body of Iden HENHAM of this parish who died May 6th 1745 aged 74 years,

31.

Here lieth the
body of
Ann SIMMONS
wife of Henry
Simmons who
died January 19th
1749 aged 57 years.
Likewise
the body of Henry
Simmons who
died June 4th
1765 aged 79 years

 32. In memory of William LONG of this parish who did Sept 5th 1800 aged 21 years.

33. In memory of Sarah wife of Laurence FOSTOR late of Farningham in this county, who departed this life March the 26th 1804 aged 26 years. Left issue 2 sons and 1 daughter (viz) Laurence, John and Sarah.

34. Here lyeth the body John KIPPINS who died January ?? 1722 aged 70 years.

35. here lyeth the body of Thomas HATCH senior. He was buried the 23rd November 1682 aged 65 years. Here lyeth the body of Dorothy the wife of the said Thomas Hatch. She was buried the 19th day of December 1689 aged 72 years.

36. In memory of Isaac HATCH yeoman of this parish who died February 21st 1765 abged 80 years. Left issue by Mary his wife 2 sons and two daughter (viz) Isaac, John, Eliza and Ann.
Likewise Margaret wife of the late Isaac Hatch who died February the 9th 1768 aged 71 years.

37. In memory of Eliza wife of William BEADLE of Wateringbury and daughter of Isaac and Mary Hatch of this parish who died November the 4th 1765 aged 98 years. Also two sons who died in their infancy. Left surviving three sons and four daughters (viz) William, Henry, Thomas, Mast, Eliza, Ann and Sarah.

38. In memory of John HATCH of this parish who died February the 26th 1758 aged 80 years.

39. Sacred to the memory of Fanny RUMSEY wife of Richard Rumsey of this parish who departed this life January 13th 1875 aged 56 years. "Afflictions sore long time I bore, Physicians try’d in vain, Till God did please winging my ease, And take my pain away".

40. sacred to the memory of Richard RUMSEY of this parish who departed this life May 9th 1822 aged 77 years. Left issue two daughters (viz) Elizabeth and Fanny.

41. Sacred to the memory of Fanny RUMSEY of this parish wo died April 16th 1836 aged 56 years. Also Elizabeth Rumsey sister of the above who died June 2nd 1817 aged 70 years.

42.

Here lyeth ye body of 
William AUSTEN 
of this parish 
he departed this life 
May 28th 1734 
aged 19? years
Here lyeth ye body of 
Ann wife of William Austen
 she departed this life
 December 14th 1746 
aged 47 years.
 "mourn not my friends 
dry up your weeping eyes.
My body only in this 
grave lies. My soul . . . . "

 43.

Here lyeth ye body of 
Mary wife of 
Thomas AUSTEN 
who departed this life 
May 19th 1721 
aged 72 years.
Here lyeth ye body of 
Thomas Austen 
who departed this life 
August 11th 1713
 aged 64 years. 
And left behind him . . . . .

 44. In memory of Mary Christian TERNER late of London who died September 2nd 1832 aged 90 years.

45. In memory of Thomas PATTENDEN of this parish who died December 6th 12802 aged 30 years. Also Mary wife of the above and widow of the late Robert ELLIS of Beltring who died March 12th 1852 age 82 years.

46. Here lieth interred the body of William NORRIS who departed this life December ye 13th 1788 in the fifty-third year of his age. Also here lieth the body of Thomas PATTENDEN uncle to the said William Norris . He departed this life January ye 30th 1747 in the seventy-eighth years of his lif.

47. In memory of Thomas PATTENDEN of the? parish who died November 5th 1791 aged 19 years.

48. In affectionate memory of Emily the beloved wife of Thomas WAGHORN who died December 26th 1812 aged 45 years. Thomas Waghorn husband of the above who died January 15th 183/86? aged 61 years.

49. Here lieth the body of William CHEESMAN of this parish who died January 26th NO YEAR

50. In memory of Jane, wife of Robert BISHOP who departed this life November 20th 1799 aged 37 years. Left issue one son Robert. Also the above named Robert Bishop who departed this life April 22nd 1827 aged 65 years,

51. In memory of Maty wife of William HODGE of this parish. She died on June ye 8th NO YEAR aged 64 years. Left issue 3 sons. Likewise William Hodge who departed this life March ye 321st 1766 aged 65 years.

52. Here lieth the body of William HODGE junior who died May 9th 1712 aged 28 years.

53. In memory of Richard HENHAM of ye parish. He died March the 29th 1758 aged 86 years. Left issue 4 sons and one daughter. Also Catherine wife of Richard Henham died July ye 23rd 1761 aged 63 years.

54. Here lyeth . . . . . Harriet? . . . . . who departed this life . . . . . . . . . .

55. In memory of William ARNOLD of this parish who died April 12th 1763 age 54 years. Left issue by Ann his wife one daughter. Also Ann wife of the above said William Arnold who died December the 16th 1785 aged 75 years.

56. In memory of William son of William and Ann ARNOLD who died February the 8th 1750 aged 23 years.

57. In memory of Thomas son of the late William and Sarah CHEESEMAN of the parish of Yalding who departed this life April 9th 1828 aged 12 years.

58. Two columns. Left-hand: In memory of Sarah wife of William CHEESMAN of Yalding who departed this life October the 26th 1822 aged 19 years. Left sorrowing Sarah his wife and ??? two sons and one daughter, (viz) Thomas, William, Elizabeth. Right-hand: In memory of William Cheesman of the parish of Yalding who departed this life March the 22nd 1819? aged 69 years.

59. In memory of Frances widow of Stephen MONKTON of Hale place in this parish who died December 4th 1878 aged 65. R.I.P. In memory of Stephen Monkton of Hale Place in this parish who died August 16th 1853 aged 62.

60. Sacred to the memory of Martha Westbrook ANDREWS youngest daughter of Thomas and Martha Hill Andrews of East Malling in this County. Departed this life 3rd February 1860 aged 39 years.

61. Two columns. Left-hand: In memory of John HENHAM who departed this life March the 2nd 1814 aged 83 years. Right-hand column: In memory of Sarak wife of John Henham of this parish who departed this life December the 6th? 1799 in the 70th year of her age.

62. In memory of Ann wife of William DOUGH who departed this life April the 8th 1776 aged 56 years.

63. In memory of Edward TOWNER of this parish who died December the 5th 1817 aged 40 years. Also Ann his wife who died May 28th 1824 aged 47 years. Left issue four sons and three daughters (viz) Edward Alexander, John Charles, William Julius, Thomas Germanus, Jane Catharine, Obedience and Ann.

64. In memory of John Charles TOWNER of this parish who died 17th December 1880 aged 77 years. Left issue two sons and three daughters (viz) Henry Charles, John, Elizabeth Ann, Ellen Jane and Ann. Also son of the above, Charles John Towner born July 29th1833 died July 4th 1881.

65. Here lieth the body of Henry CHEESMAN of East Peckham who died May ye 26th 1736 aged 75 years.

66. In memory of Robert BRENCHLEY of this parish who departed this life the 28th of June 1792 aged 57 years.

67. Here lieth the body of Thomas BRENCHLEY who did November the 24th 1752 aged 56 years.

68. Here rests in hopes of a joyfull resurrection the remains of Thomas ELLIS son of Robert and Mary Ellis of this parish who departed this life the17th ????? 1798 aged 38 years. "My flesh shall slumber in the ground. Till the last trumpets joyfull sound. Then burst the tome with sweet surprise. And in missions image arise.

69. Sacred to the memory (and in) hope of a joyfull resurrection here lieth the body of Thomas BRENCHLEY of this parish. He departed this life January 16 1796 aged 66 years.

70. To the memory of Richard BRENCHLEY of this parish, he departed this life June 20 1809 aged 78 years. Left issue one son and three daughters.

71. Here lieth buried the body of Ann FLEETE wife of William Fleete who departed this life for a better the 9th of _ _ _ 1770 age 55 years _ _ months. Left issue one son and one daughter and Anne the _ _ -a good and loving wife to her husband and a loving mother to their children.

72. Thomas _ _ _ died May ye 21st 1675 aged 65 years. Mary his first wife died July 16th 1645 aged 22 years. Mary daughter of _ _ _ _ _ _ April 10th 1651 aged 13 years. Thomas their son November 14th 1654 11 years.

73. In memory of George FLEETE son of William and Rebecca Fleete of this parish who died August 30 1761 aged 21 years.

74. In memory of Mary BARTON of this parish who departed this life March 4th ???? aged 60 years. "Afflictions for long time I bore. Physicians tried in vain. Till God did please Death should be sieze. And ease me of my pain. Left issue one son (viz) John.

75. Here lieth the body of Thomas CASSELDEN who departed this life January ye 9th 1689 aged 59 years. Also here lieth ye body of Ann his wife who dyed August ye ?? 1702 aged ?5? years. Left issue one son and one daughter, Henry and Ann.

76. In loving memory of Sarah beloved wife of James BAKER who departed this life October 22nd 1868 aged 69 years. "He hath done all things". Also the above James Baker who departed this life November 2nd 1890 aged 79. "Blessed are the dead which die in Lord".

77. In memory of James DAY of this parish who died the 28th October 17965 aged 82 years.

78. Here lieth the remains of Thomas BISHOP of this parish who died November 17th 1837 aged 61 years. Also Mary his wife who died October 14th 1825 aged 44 years.

79. Matthew DAY of this parish died April 16th 1764 aged 87 years.

80. In memory of Jane daughter of John and Sarah MILLS of this parish who died December 10th 1774 aged 19 years.

81. In memory of Sarah, the wife of John MILLS of this parish who departed this life March 15th 1808 aged 78 years. Also of the above John Mills who departed this life September 22nd 1810 aged 84 years.

82. In affectionate memory of Anne the beloved wife of John ALLEN of this parish who died February 10th 1880 aged 60 years. Also to the memory of the above John Allen who died January 17th 1892 aged 76 years.

83. To the memory of Robert REED of this parish he died January the 9th 1755 aged 47 years. Likewise to the memory of Dorothy wife of Robert REED. She died June 18th 1838 aged 56 years.

84. In memory of Mary daughter of William and Eleanor ALLEN of this parish who departed this life August 21st 1826 aged 14 months.

85. Sacred to the memory of Eleanor Elizabeth wife of William ALLEN of this parish who died October 19th 1876 aged 87 years. Left issue 2 sons and 2 daughters (viz) John, Robert, Julianna and Mary. Also Jane second wife of the above William Allen died September 15th 1885 aed 89 years.

86. In memory of George PATTENDEN who departed this life November 29th 1821 aged 78 years. Also Fanny wife of the above George Pattenden who departed this life November 9th 1871 aged 94 years. Left issue 3 daughters (viz) Mary, Elizabeth and Philly.

87. Sacred to the memory of William CHEESMAN who died January ye 18th 1857 aged 75 years. Also Philly wife of the above who died June 12th 1866. Left issue two children, Fanny and John.

88. Sacred to the memory of William PATTENDEN of Hadlow who departed this life April 2nd 1817 aged 71 years. Also Elizabeth Pattenden wife of the above who departed this life January 11th? 1838 aged 82 years. Left issue one son and one daughter (viz) William and Elizabeth.

89. In memory of Ann, wife of Thomas RHODES of this parish who died August ye 14th 1769? aged 5/62? years. Also William Rhodes who died February 8th 1813 5/62? years. Also Mary his wife who died May 2nd 1829 aged 73 years.

90. Here lieth the body of Samuel son of Richard and Judith TOWNER of this parish who died November ye 7th 1727 aged 78 years. Also here lieth the body of Eliza, wife of Samuel.

91. Here lieth the body of Judeth the wife of Richard TOWNER of this parish who died April ye 8th 1744 aged 70 years. Also here lieth the body of Richard Towner. He died November _ _ _ _ _ _

92. Here lieth the body of John the son of Katherine and BIGGENDEN who departed this life August ye 28th 1709 age in the 23rd year of his age.

93. Here lieth interred ye body of Katherine daughter of John and Katherine BIGGENDEN who departed this life June ye 17th . Anno Donn. Aged 14 years and 18 days.

94. Here lieth the body of John BIGGENDEN of this parish who died January ye 27th 1728 aged 78 years. Here also lieth the body of Katherine his wife who died October ye 24th 1744 aged 84 years.

95. In memory of Robert BIGGENDEN of this parish who died May 21st 1781 aged 75 years. Left issue one son John. Also Elizabeth wife of the said Robert BIGGENDEN died May 2nd 1781 aged 75 years.

96. In memory of John BIGGENDEN who departed this life May ye 11th 1787 aged 39 years. Left issue by Ann his wife two sons and one daughter, John, Robert and Elizabeth. To the memory of Elizabeth Biggenden daughter of John and Ann Biggenden who died June 12th 1802 aged 75 years. Also Ann Biggenden wife of the above who died December 23rd 1821 aged 68 years.

97. Sacred to the memory of Robert BIGGENDEN late of ?Dunton who departed this life October the 20th 1818 aged 33 years. Leaving by Mary his wife 4 children (viz) Eliza, Robert, Mary-Ann and Frances-Caroline. "Those that pass this way alone, my days are past and gone, always a warning give be careful how you live". This stone was erected by his son Robert out of respect.

98. In memory of Sarah wife of Richard FORDHAM of this parish who died November 17th 1820 aged 64 years. Also the above Richard Fordham who died February 1st 1829 aged 75 years. Left issue 4 sons and 1 daughter, Catherine Jane, Thomas, William, John and Richard.

99. Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth Ann wife of William FORDHAM who died September 14th 1827 aged 33 years. Left issue 2 sons viz John Poysden? and William. "O husband dear my life is past. Love to each other whilst it did last. And now foe me no sorrow fate? But love my children for my sake"

100. Sacred to the memory of Thomas FINCH who departed this life June 28th 1873 aged 55 years. Also of Amelia wife of the above who died March 25th 1826 aged 68 years. "O they undisagreeableness will I rest my soul in life, in death and for ever". Also of the deceased children of the above Thomas June 27th 1843 aged 3 months. Albert died January 13th 1840 aged 6 years. George died February ye 25th 1862 aged 11 years. Mary Elizabeth died March 28th 1863 aged 16 years. Catherine died May 17th 1864 aged ? years." Not lost but gone before us".

101. In memory of Thomas LEDGER of this parish who died October the 1st 1794 aged 66 years.

102. In affectionate remembrance of Elizabeth WELFEAR of this parish who died February 2nd 1871 aged 70 years. Also of Anna Welfear who died February 12th 1873 aged 64 years.

103. Here lieth the body of Richard FINCH son of John Finch of this parish by Susanna his wife he died 28th September 1729 in ye 20th year of his age.

104. Here interred ye body of Sarah STANFORD daughter of John and Dorothy Stanford of Aylesford who departed this life February ye 23rd 1757 aged 3 years 5 months.

105. Elizabeth CURRY died March 25th 1840 aged 86 years.

106. In memory of Elizabeth WELFEAR the wife of Thomas Welfear of this parish who departed this life January ye 20th 1812 aged 82 years. Also the above said Thomas Welfear who departed this life ??? ye April 12th 1812 aged 73 years. Left issue 1 son and 3 daughters (viz) Thomas, Eliza, Mary and Sarah.

107. Sacred to the memory of Thomas WELFEAR of this parish who died March 14th 1851 aged 77 years. Also mary wife of the above who died September 19th 1854 aged 84 years.

108. Erected to the memory of Thomas WELFEAR of this parish who died December 4th 1841 aged 51 years. In life he was a humble follower of Christ. And in death he was enabled with such submission to resign all he had below. And exercise a calm resilience on the worlds Atonement. He has left behind him to mourn their irreparable loss Fanny his widow three sons and two widows? (viz) Thomas Ebenzer, Fanny, William Gibbon, Eliza Ann and Frances. Also interred near this place Mary Anna daughter of the above Thomas and Fanny Welfear who died January 17th 1847. Also of Fanny Welfear wife of the above Thomas Welfear who fell asleep December 13th 1883 aged 76 years. Also William Gibbons welfear son of the above Thomas Welfear who fell asleep January 9th 1887.

109. Sacred to the memory of a man who is deeply mourned as he was highly valued for his many excellencies Richard STANFORD Esq. After long and serve suffering borne with the fortitude and submission that true religion alone supplies, left is this world of sorrow for a happier divine and brighter skies? On the 10th of June 1856 in the 45th year of his age.

110. In loving memory of Thomas Ebenzer WELFEAR who died March 22nd 1919 aged 80 years. Also of Florence Rose Wefear daughter of the above who died February 18th 1930 aged 71 years. At rest.

111. Sacred to the memory of William MARTIN of this parish who died July 18th 1840 aged 58 years. Also Ann his wife died December 2nd 1832 aged 82 years. Also William their son died February 2nd 1850 aged 70 years. Also Elizabeth daughter of the said Ann Martin died September 6th 1849 aged 29 years,. Also Mary her daughter died December 13th 1849 aged 23 years.

112. To the memory of Elizabeth wife of William MADDOCKS of this parish who died August 22nd 1852 aged 57 years. Also of the above William Maddocks who died March 15th 1868 aged 75 years. Left surviving two sons and one daughter (viz) Thomas, William, Charles and Elizabeth. Also William Charles son of the above died August 3rd 1885 at Sale?, Australia. Aged 57 years. Also Elizabeth, daughter of the above died June 15th 1887 aged 57 years. Also Thomas, son of the above who died December 21st 1887 aged 61 years.

113. In memory of William COOK of Roydon Hall Esq, born February 21st 1784, died April 19th ???? Also Mary Anne Cook, wife of the above born November 17th 1789, died July 13th 1862?. Also William Cook their son born July 27th 1810 died November 12th 1852. Also of Emma Margaret ??? daughter of the above born July 4th 1841? died October 24th 1884.
Also of Edwin Aldolphus? Cook of Roydon Hall Esq late Major 11th Hussars born August 17th 1827 died May 30th 1872. Sophia Augusta TARLTON? their daughter born April 30th 1826 died Jue 7th 1894. Augusta M. GORDON-LENNOX, wife of the above born July 19th 1842 died September 21st 1913. She married secondly Lord George Gordon-Lennox

114. Here lie the body of Susannah WILLARD? of this parish who died March ye 14th 1743 aged 23 years. Also here lie the body of Moses Willard of this parish who died November 2nd 1750 aged 28 years.

115. Here’s interred the body of Solomen? WILLARD whop departed this life April 30th 1716 aged 34 years. Also ye body of Susanna his wife who departed this life August 3rd 1727 aged 65 years.

116. In memory of Mary the wife of Richard FLETCHER and daughter of Solmen? and Elizabeth WILLARD who died August 30th 1752 aged 88 years. Also Richard their son died Setember 19th 1762 aged fifteen weeks. Left surviving two sons and two daughters, Solomen, Richard, Elizabeth and Mary.

117. In memory of John BIGGENDEN who died 3rd April 1849 aged 68 year. Leaving Elizabeth his wife and John, William and Robert his three sons left surviving. Also of Elizabeth wife of the above named John Biggenden who died April 1857 aged 78 years. Also of Robert son of John and Elizabeth Biggenden who died August 12th 1811 aged 39 years leaving Harriet his wife surviving. Also of the above names Harriet Biggenden who died December 26th 1883 aged 85 years.

118. In memory John CHEESMAN of this parish who died February 27th 1772 aged 61? years. Left issue by his wife one son and one daughter John and Mary. Also Anne wife of John Cheesman who died May 8th 1796 aged 76 years.

119. Sacred to the memory of John CHEESMAN of this parish who died January 3rd 1813 aged 65 years. Left issue one son and one daughter (viz) Mary and John.

120. In memory of Elizabeth wife of John CHEESMAN of this parish who died December 3rd 1781 aged 30 years. Left issue John, Elizabeth and Mary.

121. To the memory of John CHEESMAN of this parish who died March 31st 1832 aged 31 years. Also Elizabeth relict of the above died March 5th 1882 aged 70 years. Left issue 2 sons and 3 daughters (viz) John, William, Eliza, Mary and Ann

122. In memory of John NORWOOD who departed this? February 7th 1816 aged 72? years. Also Sarah wife of the above who departed this life November 28th 1820 aged 80 years. Left issue 3 sons and one grand-daughter, Richard John Thomas and Sarah.

123. In memory of Hannah wife of Richard NORWOOD of this parish who died February 8th 1768 aged 37 years. Left issue 1 son. Likewise Richard Norwood died February 11th 1773 aged 16 years.

124. Sacred to the memory of Ann dearest daughter of John and Ann NORWOOD who died May 27th 1843 aged 26 years. This stone erected by her brothers and sisters.

125. To the memory of Richard, son of Richard and Hannah NORWOOD of this parish who died September 29th 1763 aged 22.

126.


John NORWOOD 1814

Erected to the memory of John NORWOOD of this parish who died November 6th 1814 aged 60 years. Also Ann his wife of the above died March 6th 1830? aged 66 years. Also Thomas son of the above who died October 11th 1841? aged 12 years. Left surviving 2 sons and 3? daughters (viz) Jophn – William, Ann – Elizabeth, Kennard and Sarah.

127. Sacred to the memory of Walter CHATFIELD who departed this life March the 25th 1789? aged 54 years. Also Elizabeth his wife who departed this life March 7th 1781 aged (no age)

128. Sacred to the memory of Mr William WILLS of the parish of Strood who departed this life 22nd March 1833? aged 57 years. In memory of Mary wife of ???? Robert Wills of this parish who died September 12th 1768 aged 56 years. Also of the above Robert Wills who died June 24th 1775 aged 76 years.

129. Here lieth interred the body of Julian STANFORD of this parish who departed this life April 1757 aged 97 years.

130. To the memory of Mrs Elizabeth PIKE formerly the relict of the late Richard STANFORD Esq. She died the 12th April 1806 aged 50 years.

131. In memory of Richard STANFORD of this parish who departed this life 16th July 1792 age 38 years. Also Mary Stanford his daughter by Elizabeth his wife died January 18th 1793 aged 2 months.

132. In memory of Ian STANFORD of this parish who died January 15th 1760 aged 55 years. Left issue by his wife one son and four daughters Richard, Sarah, Elizabeth, Mary and Ann. Also Mary wife of Richard Stanford died October 8th 1780 aged 61? years.

133. Here lythe interred the body of Eliza wife of Thomas MARTIN daughter of John STANFORD of this parish by Sarah his wife who departed this life August 31st 1726 aged 26 years.

134. Here lyeth the body of John STANFORD of this parish yeoman who died February 10th 1743 aged 66 years. Here also lyeth the body of Sarah his wife who died April 30th 1742? aged 69 years. They had issue 2 sons and 2 daughters Richard, John, Sarah, Elizabeth. Two sons only surviving them.

135. Here lieth the body of Richard FORDHAM son of William and Susanna who departed this life January 27th in the year of our Lord 1749-50 aged 25 years.

135a In memory of John FORDHAM who died 18th of November 1777 aged 67 years. Also Jenny his wife died January the 31st 1803 aged 74 years. Left issue by Jenny his wife, Mary, catharine, Richard, William, Jenny, Elizabeth, Ann, Susanna, Rebecca and John?

136.

To the memory of 
William FORDHAM 
of this parish died 
January 5th 1753 
aged 55 years.
Also Susanna wife of 
William Fordham 
who died 
May 19th 1780 
aged 80 years
Left issue one son and one daughter 
William and Ann.

136a in affectionate remembrance of John ROGERS died December 26th 1889 aged 76 years. Also of Diana wife of the above died January 26th 1892 aged 76 years. Also of Evie the dearly beloved grandchild of the above died March 2nd 1892 aged 13 years.

137. In memory of Elizabeth wife of William PATTENDEN of Nettlestead who died January 5th 1862 aged 66 years.

138. In memory of Thomas WAGG? who died June 13th 1820 aged 72 years. Also Elizabeth his wife who died February 25th 1828 aged 54 years. Left issue 2 sons and 4 daughters (viz) Mary Ann, Elizabeth, Thomas, Philly, Eliza and Rob. Left issue 3 sons and 5 daughters Mary, Elizabeth, Ann, Fanny, Matilda, John, Thomas an James. Also Thomas son of the above (Thomas and Mary Rhodes) who died September 28th 1817 aged 12 years.

139. In memory of Mary wife of Thomas RHODES of this parish bricklayer who died October 6th 1807 aged 58 years. In memory of Thomas Rhodes who died February 17th 1820 aged 71 years.

140. In affectionate remembrance of Emily WEFEAR who died March 7th 1878 aged 30 years. I loving memory of Henry Welfear died September 25th 1887 aged 79 years. Left issue

141. Elizabeth wife of William FRY of Wateringbury dird ye 22nd December 1743 aged 64 years. William Fry of Mereworth son of William and Elizabeth Fry died ye 21st Jan 1743 aged 56 years.

142. Here lieth the body of john FINCH of this parish who departed this life July 18th 1743 aged 69 years.

143. Erected in memory of John RHODES of this parish who died March 12th 1840 aged 58 years. Left surviving issue five children (viz) William, Edwin, Mary Ann, Fanny – Lows and Cecilia.

145. In affectionate remembrance of Elizabeth WELFEAR of this parish who died February 2nd 1871 aged 70 years. Also of Anna Welfear who died February 12th 1878 aged 64 years.

146.


John MARTYR 1783

In memory of John MARTYR of this parish who died March 24th 1783 aged 83 years. Left issue John, Jane and Mercy. Also ( - - - ) departed this life September 25th 1787 aged 50 years.

146a.


Jane FEATHERSTONE 1818?

Erected to the memory of Jane FEATHERSTONE widow of the late John Featherstone daughter of John and Francis MARTYR of the this parish who died ??????   ????  1818?

147. In memory of Thomas PORTER who died December the 22nd 1724 aged 56 years. Also in memory of Mary his wife, she died December ye 16th 1750 aged 77 years. Left issue two sons and two daughters Thomas, John, Mary and Margaret.

148.


William HADSOL

 Here lieth ye body of William HADSOL late of Wateringbury being ye second son of Henry Hadsol and Mary his wife - - - - - - -

149.


Margaret HODSOLL  1762

149. Here lieth the body of Margaret wife of William HODSOLL and daughter of William and Margaret PORTER who departed this life October ye 14th 1762 aged 24 years.

150. Here lieth the body of Margaret the wife of William PORTER the daughter of Thomas and Ann HOOKER who departed this life May 19th 1714 age 69 years.

151. Here lieth the body of William PORTER who departed this life April the 15th 1702 aged 57 years.

152.

Here lieth the body of 
Jordan GILBERT 
who departed this life 
July the 16th 1712 
aged 61 years. 
Left issue two sons 
Jordan and Thomas.
Here lieth the body of 
Gartr? Ide Gilbert 
the wife of Jordan Gilbert
who departed this life
September the 17th 1702 
aged 52 years

153.


John MASON 1829

 In memory of John MASON Esq (Doctor) of this parish who died February 21st 1829 aged 86 years.. He was formerly of Marsh Gibbons, Bucks. Also in memory of Mary West Mason widow of John Mason Esq interred here in and daughter of William FLEETE Esq formerly of this parish who died 14th January 1837 aged 41 years. Within this vault (by permission of her aunt Mrs Mason) are deposited the remains of Mary Fleete MITCHEL of Charles Street, Cavendish widow of the late Rev George Henry St John Mitchel daughter of Thomas and Martha Fleete Hill ANDREWS? (late of West Malling).

154. C.W.G.C Headstone.  


R. BECKETT 1918

291313 PRIVATE 
R. BECKETT 
HUNTS CYCLIST BATTALION 
6TH JUNE 1918 AGED 20

155. C.W.G.C. Headstone


J. HAMMOND 1918

340400 PRIVATE
J. HAMMOND
LABOUR CORPS
16TH NOVEMBER 1918

156.   War Memorial in Lynch Gate


WAR MEMORIAL 1914-18  and  1939-45

MORS JANVA VITAE
IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
1914      WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR      1918
EDWIN BERKLEY COOK M.V.O. LIEUT COL FIRST LIFE GUARDS
FRANCIS HART DYKE 2ND LIEUT ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT
JOHN FREDERICK MOON M.M.G. GNR ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY
RUPERT BECKETT PTE HANTS CYCLISTS 

AND IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR
1939 - 1945
EDWIN THOMAS COOK MAJOR GRENADIER GUARDS
JOHN HOLLINGSWORTH ROBERTS LIEUT R.N.R.
WILLIAM THOMAS BURBRIDGE L/CPL C.M.P

Index of Names and Places

Name Index
ALLEN 82
ANDREWS 60, 153
ARNOLD 55, 56
AUTEN 42, 43

BAKER 76
BARTON 74
BATES 6, 7, 8, 9
BEADLE 37
BECKET 154, 156
BERKLEY 156
BIGGENDEN 92–97, 117
BISHOP 50, 78
BOORMAN 2, 3
BRENCHLEY 66, 67, 69, 70
BURBRIDGE 1, 156

CASSELDEN 75
CHATFIELD 127
CHEESMAN 22, 23, 25, 26,
   57, 58, 65, 87, 118, 119,
   120, 121

COOK 113, 156
CURRY 105

DAY 77, 79
DOUGH 62
DYKE 156


ELLIS 45, 68

FEATHERSTONE 146a
FINCH 100, 103, 142
FLEETE 71, 73, 153
FLETCHER1169
FORDHAM 98, 99, 135,, 135a, 136
FOSTOR 33
FRY 141
FUNNELL 21, 26

GILBERT 152
GOLDING 23
GORDON-LENNOX 113

HADSOL 148
HAMMOND 155
HART 156
HATCH 16-18, 35, 36, 38
HENHAM 5, 11-14, 19, 20,
   30, 53, 61
Hill 153
HODGE 51, 52
HODSOLL 149
HOLLANDS 26
HOLLINGSWORTH 156
KIPPINS 34

LEDGER 101
LONG 13, 15, 32
LOOSEMORE 4

MABAN? 153
MADDOCKS 112
MARTIN 22, 111, 133
MARTYR 146, 146a
MASON 153
MILLS 80, 81
MITCHEL 153
MONKTON 59
MOON 156

NORRIS 46
NORWOOD 122-126

PATTENDEN 45-47, 86, 88,
    137
PIKE 130
PORTER 147, 149, 150, 151
REED 83, 84, 85
ROBERTS 156
RHODES 89, 139, 143
ROGERS 136a
RUMSEY 39, 40, 41
SIMMONS 31
STANFORD 104, 109,
   129-134
STEVENS 29
STONE 10

TARLTON? 113
TERNER 44
TOWNER 63, 64, 90, 91

WAGG? 138
WAGHORN 48
WEFEAR 140, 145
WELFEAR 102, 106-108,
   110
Westbrook 60
WILLARD 114, 115
WILLS 128
Wood 4

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