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Monumental Inscriptions of St Werburgh Church, Hoo - recorded by D. E. Williams August 2011

Section D  is the area west of the church, bounded on the west by the
                           footpath which leads to the south west corner.

98.   Very Small Stone

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
PHILLIS ANN ASHENDEN
(NEE TYRRELL)
BORN 28th APRIL 1886
CALLED HOME
16th NOVEMBER 1940
"At Rest"

 

99.   Headstone

IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE
OF
GEORGE
THE BELOVED SON OF
JOHN & HARRIET BARBER
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
FEBRUARY 1st 1887
AGED 25 YEARS
"Go home my friends and shed [no tears ?],
We must be here with Christ [    ],
Short was my life, long is my rest,
Christ took me when he thought [it best]"
ALSO
HARRIET WIFE OF
JOHN BARBER
WHO DIED JANUARY 14th 1899
AGED 70 YEARS
ALSO THE ABOVE
JOHN BARBER
WHO DIED DECEMBER 22nd 1899
AGED 75 YEARS
"Now the labourer's task is o'er,
Now the battle day is past,
Now [    ],
Lands [    ]

John Barber, of Barber's Cottages, was a Market Gardener, (1891 Census)

100.   Headstone

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
OUR DEAR MOTHER AND FATHER
SARAH ANN BARTY
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE MARCH 18th 1916
AGED 87 YEARS
"The Lord is good to all who seek him"
ALSO JOHN
HUSBAND OF THE ABOVE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE APRIL 27th 1888
AGED 68 YEARS
"Seek and ye shall find, knock and it shall
be opened unto you"
ALSO FOUR CHILDREN OF THE ABOVE
[FANNY] BARTY
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE JAN. 18th 1848
AGED 23 YEARS
"Asleep"

 

101.   Headstone, (Leaning close to Ground)

IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
MARTHA BLACKMAN
WHO DIED DECEMBER 5th 1869
AGED 53 YEARS
"Gone but not Forgotten"
ALSO
WILLIAM BLACKMAN
HUSBAND OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED SEPTEMBER 4th 1895
AGED 81 YEARS
[    ]

William Blackman was Landlord of the Five Bells, and a Market Gardener, (1855 Post Office Directory, 1882 Kelly's)

102.   "Boulders", Anchor, Cross Gone

IN
LOVING
MEMORY OF
THOMAS BELOVED SON OF
RICHARD & NAOMI BRAMBLE
WHO DIED SEP. 14th 1894
AGED 24 YEARS

 

103.   Headstone Fragment, (Lying under Yew)

IN MEMORY OF
Mr ROBERT CHAPMAN
OF THIS PARISH WHO DEPARTED [THIS LIFE]
THE [    ] OF JULY 1768 AGED [ ] [ YEARS]
ALSO Mrs JANE C[HAPMAN] [WIFE]
OF THE ABOVE WHO D[EPARTED THIS LIFE THE 3rd ]
OF SEPTEMBER [1791] [AGED] [   ] [YEARS]

 

104.   Headstone


JAMES CHAPMAN
 To the right is the broken bottom of another headstone, part of which 
seems to fit the broken stone of his parents under the nearby Yew tree

IN
MEMORY OF JAMES CHAPMAN OF
THIS PARISH WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE [   ]
OF FEBRUARY 1789 AGED [   ] [YEARS]
"Here lies Sleeping in the Dust,
Till the Resurrection of the Just,
[   ] Saviour ? Christ does live,"
[ Five more eroded lines]

 

105.   Headstone

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
GEORGE CHAPMAN
WHO DIED NOVEMBER [   ] 1878
AGED 77 YEARS
[Eroded Verses]
ALSO SUSANNA CHAPMAN
WHO DIED AUGT.[  ] [1882]
[AGED 78 YEARS

George Chapman was a Farmer of 31 acres, employing two men,(1871 Census)

106.   Curbs

South Side

IN LOVING MEMORY OF CHARLES CHESTERTON
DIED AUGUST 30th 1888 AGED 42 YEARS

North Side

ALSO OF SARAH ANN CHESTERTON
DIED SEPTEMBER 20th 1934 AGED 82 YEARS

Charles Chesterton was a Prison Warder in Clerkenwell, in 1881, his wife was born in Hoo. ( Census)

107.   Granite Headstone

IN EVER
LOVING MEMORY OF
JOYCE EILEEN CLEGG
DEARLY LOVED WIFE AND MOTHER
FELL ASLEEP 31st MARCH 1978
AGED 58 YEARS
TREASURED MEMORIES OF
DOUGLAS LOUIS CLEGG
WHO ENTERED INTO REST
8th JULY 1991
AGED 70
"To live in the hearts
of those we leave behind is not to die"

 

COLE see HEDGCOCK

108.   Pedestals and Cross

[IN LOVING]
REMEMBRANCE
OF
MAY DUFFILL COMPORT
BELOVED INFANT CHILD OF
JOHN HUGGENS AND
CAROLINE COMPORT
OF WHITEHALL IN THIS PARISH
WHO DIED MAY [ ] 1875
AGED 7 WEEKS

John Huggens Comport was a Farmer of 300 acres at White Hall (1881 Census)

109.   "Book" Type and Curbs

IN EVER LOVING ALSO OF
MEMORY OF
ESTHER THOMAS
COOMBER KING M.S.M.
WHO WHO
ENTERED INTO REST DIED 17th MARCH 1971
MAY 14th 1912 AGED 78 YEARS
AGED 47 YEARS "Resting in
A DEAR WIFE God's care" ALSO
AND LOVING MOTHER FLORENCE
"Forever with BLANCHE KING
the Lord" PASSED
AWAY
24th MARCH 1976
AGED 89 YEARS

Esther Coomber was the wife of Albert, a Clay Digger of Cypress Cottage, (1901 Census)Florence King was her daughter

110.   Headstone, (Under Yew)

IN MEMORY OF
JEFFERY CORK
OF THIS PARISH
WHO DIED THE [   ] OF MARCH 1773
AGED [   ] YEARS
"Long have I [   ],
[   ],
For in my Life no [   ] had,
Pain did my Health destroy,
But now the Lord [   ],
That Grief and Care oppressed,
Within the Realms of [   ],
By Faith my Soul shall [   ]"
ALSO MARY GOLDSMITH
DIED NOV. 1786 AGED 45 ? YEARS

 

111.   Headstone, (Under Yew)

IN MEMORY OF
WILLIAM CORK OF THIS PARISH
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 6th OF
JANUARY 1779 AGED 36 YEARS
ANN FULLAGER DIED THE 11th OF
AUGUST 1773 AGED 4 YEARS
JOHN CORK SON OF WILLIAM
AND ELIZABETH CORK DIED THE
11th OF NOVEMBER 1784 AGED 8 YEARS
ROBERT CORK DIED THE 2nd OF
JULY 1797 AGED 20 YEARS
"Why do we mourn departed Friends,
Or shake at Death's Alarms,
'Tis but the Voice that Jesus sends,
To call them to his Arms"

 

112.   Headstone, (Under Yew)

IN MEMORY OF
JEFFERY CORK OF THIS PARISH
WHO DIED 23rd MARCH 1807 AGED 32 YEARS
"Prepare to meet thy God"

 

113.   Headstone, (Under Yew)

SACRED TO THE MEMORY
OF
WILLIAM JAMES MACK[Y]
CUNNINGHAM M.D.
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 20th MARCH 1874
AGED 73 YEARS
"Enter thou into the Joy of the Lord,
The Pains of Death are past,
Labour and Sorrow cease,
And Life's long warfare closed at last,
His Soul now rests in Peace"
ALSO HARRIETT
RELICT OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED MAY 22ND 1877
AGED 72 YEARS
"Blessed are the Dead which die in the Lord"
ALSO ELEANOR HARRIETT HUGGINS
DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE, WIFE OF THE LATE
[SAMU]EL DAVYS STUART CUNNINGHAM, J.P.
OF CARRICKFERGUS, IRELAND
WHO DIED MARCH 28th 1913
AGED 67 YEARS

William Cunningham was a Surgeon in Hoo in 1865, (Post Office Directory)

CUNNINGHAM see HUGGINS

114.   Headstone

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
EDWARD DAY
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 21st OF NOVEMBER 1835
AGED 2 YEARS
ALSO
ELIZABETH DAY
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 20th OF FEBRUARY 1839
AGED 19 YEARS
ALSO
Mr WILLIAM DAY
FATHER OF THE ABOVE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 12th OF NOVEMBER 1846
AGED 56 YEARS

 

DAY see LUCY

115.   Headstone


SIMON GANT

IN MEMORY OF
Mr SIMON GANT DEPARTED
THIS LIFE APRIL THE [   ] 1786
AGED 43 YEARS

(In Register as KEMP)

 

GOLDSMITH see CORK

 

116.   Headstone

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
SARAH ANN GREEN
WHO DIED OCTOBER 26th 1859
AGED 29 YEARS
"Afflictions sore long time I bore,
Physicians were in vain,
Till God did please to give me ease,
And free me from my pain"

 

117.   Headstone

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
GEORGE HAMMOND
WHO DIED 21st JULY 1900
AGED 72 YEARS
ALSO OF MARY MARTHA
THE BELOVED WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED 15th FEBRUARY 1909
AGED 74 YEARS
"Thy Will be Done"

 

118.   Detached Pedestal

SARAH LUCY
HARRYMAN
DIED JANY. 29Th 1887 AGED [4 MONTHS]
"Suffer Little Children to come
unto me for such is the Kingdom
of Heaven"

 

119.   Headstone

IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
JOHN HEDGCOCK
DIED OCTOBER 8th 1866 AGED 64 YEARS
ALSO SARAH HEDGCOCK
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
DIED JUNE 7th 1895 AGED 89 YEARS
ALSO SARAH ELIZABETH HEDGCOCK
DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
DIED JULY 24th 1864 AGED 38 YEARS
"Peaceful be thy silent slumbers,
Peaceful in thy grave so low,
Thou wilt no more join our numbers,
Thou no more our conflicts know,
Yet again we hope to meet thee,
When the day of life is fled,
And in Heaven with joy to greet thee,
Where no farewell tears are shed"
ALSO THE FOLLOWING GRAND CHILDREN
OF THE ABOVE
WALTER JOHN COLE
DIED SEPT. 17th 1864 AGED 7 DAYS
HENRY PERCY COLE
DIED DECR. 11th 1878 AGED 4 YEARS , 8 MONTHS
FREDERICK STEWART COLE
DIED DECR. 8Th 1879 AGED 1 YEAR
"Gone but not Forgotten"

John Hedgcock, of Hoo Common, was a Farmer and Grazier, (1855 and 1865 Post Office Directory, 1861 Census)

120.   Headstone

[   ]
EDWARD HOGBEN
DIED SEPT. 15th 1889
AGED 65 YEARS
ALSO
ELIZA WIFE OF THE ABOVE
DIED AUG. 20th 1917
AGED 82 YEARS

Edward Hogben was an Agricultural Labourer at Norwood Corner Houses, Al;hallows in 1881,(Census)

121.   Headstone, (Very Eroded)


MARY HOLT

HERE LYETH
YE BODY OF
MARY YE WIFE OF
[J]OHN HO[LT]
[    ]
[   ] 2 [    ]
-------------Ground Level------------
WHO DIED MARCH
YE 3rd 1712 AGED
ABOUT 60 YEARS

 

122.   Headstone

IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE
OF
JANE
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
WILLIAM HOWLAND
OF WHITE HALL, HOO
WHO DIED MAY 19th 1894
AGED 65 YEARS
"Blessed are the Pure in Heart for they
Shall see God"
"Her Toils are past, her Work is done,
And she is Fully Blessed,
She fought the Good Fight, the Victory Won,
And entered into Rest"
ALSO THE ABOVE
WILLIAM HOWLAND
WHO DIED JULY 3rd 1910
AGED 84 YEARS
"His End was Peace"

 

123.   Headstone, (Under Yew)


HUGGINS FAMILY AND CUNNINGHAM

TO
THE MEMORY OF
JOHN HUGGINS OF THIS PARISH
WHO DIED THE 17th OF JULY 1772
AGED 57 YEARS
"Here lies the comfort of my life,
The best of husband to a wife,
[    ] father to his children dear,
[    ] lies buried here"
NEAR THIS PLACE LIE THE BODIES
OF ELIZABETH HUGGINS AND
MARY POCOCK

John Huggins was a Yeoman Farmer. His Will is dated 11th July 1772.
   His house , farmlands in Chart Sutton in the occupation of William Long, to wife Margaret Huggins for life.
   After her death to son John Huggins and Peter Penn of Rochester, Blacksmith, upon trust. Rents and profits to support and educate his four younger children, William, Esther, Samuel and Peter until they attain age of 21. After his wife's death and when youngest child reaches 21,trustees to convey property to sons, John, Thomas, Samuel and Peter. If any died before 21, their share divided among survivors.
   To wife Margaret six of his best milch cows of her choice. To son James one shilling His ready money, securities, chattles and personal estate, (except the six milch cows to wife Margaret), trustees to put proceeds in Public Funds, interest from this to support and educate four youngest children until they are 21. Wife Margaret, John Huggins and Peter Penn, Executors.
   Witnesses: Thomas French, George Gates and Richard Plan

124.   Headstone, (Under Yew)

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
PETER SON OF
PETER & CECELIA HUGGINS
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 16th DAY OF JANUARY 1811
AGED 3 YEARS
ALSO OF SAMUEL
SECOND SON OF THE ABOVE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 18th DAY OF JUNE 1829
AGED 23 YEARS
ALSO OF PETER
FOURTH SON OF THE ABOVE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 25th DAY OF DECEMBER 1846
AGED 21 YEARS
" All Flesh shall perish together and
Man shall turn again unto Dust"

Peter Huggins was a Farmer of Ashcol Farm. His Will is dated 6th January 1841
   To wife Cecelia, all his property,upon condition. Daughters, Harriet Cunningham, wife of William Cunningham, Surgeon of Hoo, Maria, Margaret, Cecelia and Naomi. With son Henry (when he comes of age), together with wife, joint Executors.
   If wife re-marries she can no longer be an executor, she can take her clothes but no other property. If she continues his widow, with chastity, she can control all his property jointly with children, subject to their maintenance while they remain unmarried. To all his children, in trust for son Peter, property in Hoo occupied by William Quaife, for his life. If he dies unmarried or without lawful issue, the property divided equally between his siblings. If Peter marries and leaves children, then property to child/children.
   After his wife Cecelia dies, his freehold estate in Hoo, house and 29 acres of land known as Ashcol, now occupied by himself; and live and dead stock, plus household goods to be sold. Proceeds to be divided equally among his surviving children. Son Peter's share to be invested for his benefit for life; if he has any children, then after his death to them. If he dies unmarried his share divided among his siblings. Executor allowed to rent out Ashcol for terms not exceeding seven years. Wife to receive 40 per annum from rents of Ashcol if let. Remainder of rent shared by children, except Peter. If any or all his executors "dislike my will" they are to be disinherited!
   Witnesses: William Hosmer, Jnr., Leonard Miskin, Snr., (mark of) and Abigail Mary Smith

125.   Headstone

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY
OF
Mr PETER HUGGINS
OF THIS PARISH
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 6th DAY OF OCTOBER 1843
AGED 73 YEARS
LEAVING A WIFE, TWO SONS AND FIVE
DAUGHTERS
"The Dead shall hear the Voice of the
Son of God and they that hear shall live"
ALSO CECELIA
RELICT OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED THE 10th OF NOVEMBER 1878
IN HER 97th YEAR

 

126.   Headstone

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
MARIA HUGGINS
SECOND DAUGHTER OF
PETER & CECELIA HUGGINS
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 20th DAY OF APRIL 1848
AGED 37 YEARS
ALSO OF
NAOMI HUGGINS
FIFTH DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 6th DAY OF OCTOBER 1848
AGED 26 YEARS
"Thy Will be Done"
CECELIA HUGGINS
WHO DIED SEPT. 21st 1863
"Seek Eternal Rest"
ALSO MARGARET HUGGINS
DIED OCTOBER 29th 1886

 

127.   Headstone

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
HENRY HUGGINS
OF GRAVESEND
AND A NATIVE OF THIS PARISH
BORN AUGUST 6th 1822
DIED OCTOBER 24th 1906
"Peace, Perfect Peace"
ALSO OF LOUISA
RELICT OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED MARCH 25th ? 190[9]
AGED [7]8 YEARS
"Her Children Arise up and call her Blessed"
[    ]

 

HUGGINS see CUNNINGHAM

 

KING see COOMBER

 

128.  Headstone, Plain Slab and Footstone

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
JAMES LUCY JUNR.
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE 11th JANUARY
1839 AGED 39 YEARS
ALSO SARAH RELICT OF THE ABOVE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE 26th NOV. 1873
IN HER 71st YEAR
ESTHER WIFE OF JAMES LUCY SENR.
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE 19th JULY 1821
AGED 55 YEARS
ALSO OF THE ABOVE JAMES LUCY
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE 6th MAY 1842
AGED 82 YEARS
ESTHER DAY DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
AND DIED 29th MAY 1851
AGED 48 YEARS
ESTHER DAUGHTER OF JAMES AND SARAH LUCY
DIED 5th [AUG]UST 1826 AGED 1 YEAR, 5 MONTHS
WILLIAM ALFRED SON OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED 2nd APRIL 1837 AGED 7 WEEKS
CAROLINE HIS SISTER DIED 2nd FEBRUARY
1840 AGED 6 YEARS
AMELIA HER SISTER DIED 3rd FEBRY.
1840 AGED 8 YEARS
LIKEWISE EMMA DAUGHTER OF
GEORGE & ELIZABETH LUCY
DIED 4th JULY 1853 AGED 3 MONTHS

James Lucy, Senior was a Carpenter, his Will is dated 29th October 1839.
   By a marriage bond, on his marriage with Susanna Gilbert, widow, dated 6th July 1832, in the sum of 500, bound to John Turner as Trustee of Susanna Gilbert, to Susanna an annuity of 20 for life; and exclusive use of two rooms on west side of his house in Hoo, sitting room on ground floor and bedroom on upper floor, also use of household furniture and goods, rent free, in lieu of any future claims on any other real estate.
   To wife Susanna, George Butcher of Hoo, Publican and William Barton of Hoo, Grocer, upon trust, all other freehold and leasehold property, household goods, money, stock in trade; to sell, except that already given to Susanna. Proceeds to be invested in Public Funds. Wife to have interest and dividends for life. After her death, furniture, etc. to be sold. Half of the interest to be used for education and maintenance of the five children of his late son, James. They are, James Frederick, George, Amelia Smith, Caroline and William Smith, until youngest is 21 years of age. Other half of interest to daughter, Esther, wife of Philmer Day, for life. If Esther dies before his wife, then her money to her children for their education and maintenance, until youngest is 21 years of age.
    James Lucy signs will with his mark.
   Witnesses: James Pearce, Solicitor, Chatham and Frederick Pearce, Gentleman, Chatham
   Estate under 100

129.   Coped Stone on Stone Base

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
Mr GEORGE LUCY MANY YEARS OF THIS PARISH
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE [ ] DAY OF JANUARY 1867 AGED [37] YEARS
ALSO OF MARY LUCY THE WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED THE [ ] DAY OF MAY ? 18[62] ? [AGED 31 YEARS] ?

 

130.   Fallen Headstone

IN
MEMORY OF
MARIA WIFE OF
THOMAS MILNER JUNR.
WHO DIED JANUARY [    ] [1868]
IN THE 33rd YEAR [OF HER AGE]
"Watch therefore for ye know not what
hour your Lord doth come"
ALSO THE ABOVE
THOMAS MILNER
WHO DIED 4th APRIL 1888
IN THE 53rd YEAR OF HIS AGE
"Blessed are the Dead which die in the Lord"
ALSO ALICE HIS DAUGHTER
WHO DIED 20th MAY 1886
AGED 10 YEARS
"Suffer little children to come unto me,
and forbid them not, for of such is the
Kingdom of Heaven"

Thomas Milner, Senior, of The Pottery, 1841 and Star Elms, 1851, was an Agricultural Labourer, (Census)

131.   Headstone

IN
AFFECTIONATE
REMEMBRANCE OF
WILLIAM SON OF
THOMAS & SARAH ANN MILNER
OF THIS PARISH
DIED JUNE 14th 1891
AGED [31] YEARS
[    ]
ALSO THE ABOVE
THOMAS MILNER
DIED MARCH 15th 1871
AGED 60 YEARS
ALSO
SARAH ANN BELOVED WIFE OF
THOMAS MILNER
DIED NOVEMBER 11th 1899
AGED 83 YEARS
"At Rest with Jesus"

Thomas Milner, Junior, Of Walnut Tree House, was Town Carter and Market Gardener, (1881 Census)

132.   Pedestals, Cross and Curbs, (Detached Pedestals on Grave)

East Side

IN EVER
LOVING MEMORY
OF
WILLIE THE BELOVED SON OF
JOHN & ELIZA MILNER
WHO FELL ASLEEP IN JESUS
MAY 12th 1901
AGED 25 YEARS
"Safe in the Arms of Jesus"
ALSO THE ABOVE ELIZA MILNER
WHO DIED MAY 15th 1924 IN HER 74th YEAR
R.I.P.

North Side

ALSO
JOHN GEORGE
MILNER
WHO DIED 24th FEBRUARY 1926
IN HIS 80th YEAR

South Side

ALSO
OF THEIR SON
FRANK
WHO DIED 23rd OCTOBER
1916
AGED 33 YEARS

John Milner of Four Elms Hill, Frindsbury was a Job Master, (Horse and Carriage Hire), (1901 Census)
Frank Milner was a Skilled Labourer, Chatham Dockyard, (1911 Census)

133.   Detached Pedestal

IN
LOVING
MEMORY OF
EDITH MAUD (MILNER)
DIED MAY 25th 1868
AGED 11 MONTHS
ALSO CONSTANCE HATTIE (MILNER)
DIED APRIL 28th 1890
AGED 3 YEARS & 8 MONTHS

 

134.   Headstone

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
JOHN MISKIN
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 18th DAY OF FEBRUARY 1845
AGED 34 YEARS
"This languishing head is at rest,
It's thinking and aching is o're (sic)"
This quiet immovable breast,
Is heaved by affliction no more"

 

135.   Granite Headstone and Curbs

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
JOSEPH MOOR
WHO FELL ASLEEP 18th JANUARY 1933
AGED 72 YEARS
ALSO ELIZABETH WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO FELL ASLEEP 4th APRIL 1920
AGED 58 YEARS
"At Rest"

Joseph Moor was an Agricultural Labourer at Cockham Farm, (1901 Census)

POCOCK see HUGGINS

 

136.   Headstone

IN MEMORY
OF
ELIZABETH
WIFE OF
Mr STEPHEN SMITH
WHO DIED 27th MARCH 1847
AGED 61
SHE WAS AN INDULGENT WIFE AND
AN AFFECTIONATE MOTHER
"Farewell vain world, I've seen enough of thee,
And now am careless what thou say'st of me,
Thy smiles I court not, nor thy frowns I fear,
My race is run, my head lies quiet here,
What faults you saw in me take care to shun,
Look well at home, enough there's to be done"

 

137.   Grey Granite Coped

North Side

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
THOMAS TIPPING
WHO DIED
DEC. 31st 1881 IN HIS 76th YEAR

ELIZABETH ANN TIPPING DIED AUGUST 10th 1929 AGED 88 YEARS

South Side

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
MARY COOPER
RELICT OF THOMAS TIPPING
WHO DIED DECEMBER 25th 1884
AGED 77 YEARS

WILLIAM GEORGE TIPPING DIED MAY 5th 1929 AGED 92 YEARS

Thomas Tipping was a retired Farmer, living in Rochester, (1881 Census)
William George Tipping was a retired Grocer living in Lambeth with sister Elizabeth, (1901 and 1911 Census)

138.   Headstone

IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
GEORGE TURNER
WHO DIED APRIL 20th 1909
AGED 72 YEARS
"Until the day breaks and the shadows flee away"
ALSO MARY
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED NOVEMBER 7th 1924
AGED 86 YEARS
"Just as I am without one plea,
But that thy Blood was shed for me,
And that thou did bidd'st me come to thee,
O Lamb of God, I come"

George Turner of Cypress Cottage was a Bricklayer, (1865 Post Office Directory and 1881 Census)

TYRELL see ASHENDEN

 

139.   Large Paved Plot, Two Horizontal Crosses

IN EVER LOVING IN LOVING MEMORY OF
MEMORY OF ROBERT ALLEN
JESSIE THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF
THE BELOVED DAUGHTER OF SARAH ANN VIDGEON
ROBERT ALLEN & SARAH ANN WHO DIED NOVEMBER 2[ ] 1905
VIDGEON AGED 69 YEARS
WHO DIED JUNE 12th 1901 "Thy Will be Done"
AGED 15 YEARS ALSO THE ABOVE
"To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die" SARAH ANN VIDGEON
WHO DIED MARCH 4th 1927 AGED 82 YEARS

Robert Allen Vidgeon was a Dairy Farmer of White House Farm, (1901 Census)

140.   "Book" Type Tablet and Curbs

IN EVER
LOVING MEMORY OF
MY DEAR WIFE
ELIZA ANN
WAGHORN
WHO DIED
JULY 12th 1943
AGED 54 YEARS
"Peace, Perfect Peace"

 

141.   Large Paved Plot, Pedestals, Cross Gone

[    ]
MARGERY DORIS
THE BELOVED TWIN CHILD OF
ERNEST & HENRIETTA WEBB
WHO DIED AUGUST 2nd 1899
AGED 2 YEARS & 2 MONTHS
ALSO JESSIE MILDRED
CHILD OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED JANUARY 16th 1901
AGED 5 MONTHS
"Thy Will, not ours be Done"
ALSO RICHARD ALLEN WEBB
ONLY SON OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED JULY 21st 1913
AGED 11 YEARS
"The Lord hath need of Him"

Ernest Webb was a Butcher of Hoo High Street, (1901 Census and 1909 Kelly's Directory)

142.   Headstone and Curbs

IN
LOVING
MEMORY
OF OUR DEAR FATHER
RICHARD WEBB
DIED MAY 23rd 1900
AGED 57 YEARS
"Sweet the sleep he so
Much needed,
Free from Suffering,
Care and Pain,
Looking on his face,
so peaceful,
Could we wish him
back again"

Richard Webb was a Beer Retailer of the Victory Tavern, (1891 Census)

END OF SECTION D

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