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

Section G  interior of Church

170.   Brass Plaque Set in Floor, Brass of 15 Children, Man and 4 Wives  - Missing
            From John Thorpe's Registrum Roffenses, 1769. (Not Seen)

OF YO CHARITIE PRAY FOR THE SOULE OF WM. ALTON AND GELYONE HIS WIFE AND ALL
HIS WIFES SOULE, HIS CHILDREN'S SOULES AND ALL CHRISTYN SOULL JHU HAVE MCI

 

171.   Brass Plaque, East Wall, North Aisle

IN MEMORY OF THOMAS AVELING OF ROCHESTER ELDEST SON OF THOMAS AND
ANN AVELING OF WHITTLESEA IN THE COUNTY OF CAMBRIDGE A MEMBER OF THE
INST. CIVIL ENGINEERS, CHEVALIER OF THE LEGION OF HONOUR,FRANCE AND KNIGHT OF
THE ORDER OF FRANCIS JOSEPH, AUSTRIA. DIED MARCH 7th 1882 AGED 57 YEARS

 

AVELING see D'URBAN

172.   Brass, Full Length Priest, Head 
             Missing, as is most of Inscription (From Thorpe's Registrum Roffenses)

[ ] SUM ET IN CARNE MEA VDIBO DEUM SALVATOREM MEUM
HIC JACET DOMINUS RICHARDUS BAYLEY QUONDAM VICARIUS ISTIUS
ECCLESIE QUI OBIIT DECIMO DIE MENSIS JULII ANNO DNI
MILLMO CCCC DUODECIMO CUJUS ANIMA PPICIETUS

 

173.   Brass Nave Floor?  From Thorpe's Registrum Roffenses,(Not Seen)

PRAY FOR THE SOUL OF JOHN BEDYLL THE WYCH DESECID THE VII DAY OF JUN
IN THE YERE OF OUR LORD MCCCCC ON WHOSE SOUL GODE HAYFE MERCY AMEN

John Bedyll, the Elder, seems to be a Yeoman Farmer. His Will is dated 3rd March 1498.
   "Sick in Body", he wishes to be buried in the church, "in the aisle before the Crucifix next to the stone of Richard Charlys". "For breaking the ground, 6s 8d". To the Altar Lights "for my tithings negligently forgotten, 6s 8d"; to the Cross Light, 10d; to the Trinity Light, 12d; to our Lady Light, 12d; to St. Nicholas Light, 4d; to St. Warburgh Light, 12d. To "an honest priest to sing for my soul, my wife's soul, my fader's soul and my moder's soul and other christyn souls, 33s 3d" . To each of his God children living, 4d. For the poor 20s distributed in bread at Lent. A stone to be laid on his grave.
   Land in Wellingcroft, 10 acres in Brakefield, Lidwell Hamm Marsh to be sold to pay debts and his bequests. To son, Stephen Bedyll property in St. Mary's, which he can sell at discretion of Executors. To son John Bedyll, house that he lives in, "on the same side that John Joye dwelleth", forever, he keeping it in good repair, also 7 acres of land at . . . . ?
   To daughter Alice Bedyll at 20 years of age, at discretion of Executors To Margaret Bedyll daughter of son John, at 20 years of age, 26s 8d.
   William Halman and John Palmer, son of Giles Palmer, to have house for three lives in Upstreet, with lands and marshes. They to ensure yearly Obit (for his soul) is performed in Church with dirges and mass. Three bushels of wheat and ?bushel of malt to be made into bread and ale for the said dirge. If there are no heirs to above, property to be sold and 8 score sheep to be delivered to Church.
   Churchwardens to arrange yearly Obit in time of Lent with mass and dirge, said or sung. Quarter of wheat and quart of malt to be made into bread and ale distributed in the church. Property in Allhallows to be sold for best price. From this William Halman to have 5 marks, Giles Palmer, 5 marks; remainder paid to Executors. House in Pylstreet sold , money to Executors to be disposed of for "the health of his soul". Executors to lay 150 halles ? of gravel in Upstreet, where most needed.
   Wife Joan to have all movables beholding to her, to sell ?, to the value of 20 marks.
   Executors, Wife Joan, William Halman and Giles Palmer
  
Residue of goods to be disposed of by Executors for the "health of my soul". John Joye to be Supervisor of the will.
Names on Probate Note, in addition to Executors and Supervisor; Harmon Charlys, Stephen Rolf and Robert Fuller

174.   Cross from Grave in France, North Wall, North Aisle

A.I.F.
5559 PTE. L.C. BLACKMAN
18th
BN.
K.I.A.
7
7
18

 

175.   Very Small Plaque, South Wall, South Aisle

IN MEMORY OF
WALTER ST. JOHN BRICE
AND
MARY WITHECOMBE BRICE
OF
HOO LODGE, HOO ST. WERBURGH
THIS SCREEN WAS GRATEFULLY ERECTED
BY THEIR FAMILY 1970

 

176.   Brass on Chancel Floor, Half Length of Priest

HIC JACET DNS JOHNES BROWN QUONDA VICARI
ISTE ECCLIE CUJUS AIE PPICIETUR DS AME

 

177.   Plaque, North Wall, Chancel

IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF
HOWARD CAIRNS
A SERVER AT THIS ALTAR
AND A SWEET SINGER
WHO LOST HIS LIFE IN ACTION WHILE
SERVING ON H.M.S. FIREDRAKE
IN THE ATLANTIC ON 17th DEC. 1942
AGED 21 YEARS
"They shall not grow old
as we that are left grow old"

 

178.   Two Brass Figures, Chancel Floor

HIC JACET STEPHANUS CHARLIS ET RICARDUS CHARLIS QUI OBIIT XXVIII DIE MENS
JUNII ANNO DNI MILLMO CCCCXLVI QUOR AIABUS PPICITEUR DEUS AMEN

 

179.   Brasses, Full Length Armoured Knight and Wife, South Aisle

HIC JACET THOS. COBHAM ARMIGER QUI OBIIT VIII DIE MENSIS JUNII ANNO DNI
MILLMO CCCCLXV ET MATILDA UXOR EJUS QUORUM AIABUS PPICIETYR DEUS AME

 

180.   Classical Marble Tablet, South Wall, South Aisle

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
THOMAS COMPORT ESQ. OF WHITEHALL IN THIS PARISH
WHOSE REMAINS ARE DEPOSITED IN THE FAMILY VAULT AT COOLING
OCIIT 23rd OCTOBER 1843 AETAT 76 YEARS
DEDICATED BY HIS AFFECTIONATE WIDOW
ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF
Mr GEORGE COMPORT THIRD SON OF THE ABOVE THOMAS COMPORT
LIKE WISE BURIED IN THE FAMILY VAULT AT COOLING IN THIS COUNTY
OBIIT 17th JANUARY 1844 AETAT 51 YEARS
ALSO IN SACRED MEMORY OF
MARY WIDOW OF THE ABOVE THOMAS COMPORT ESQRE.
WHOSE REMAINS ARE INTERRED IN THE FAMILY VAULT AT COOLING, KENT
OBIIT JULY 26th 1871 AETAT 78 YEARS

 

181.   Stone Plaque, South Wall of Chancel

IN MEMORY OF
THOMAS LINTON DANN
1901 1962
CHURCHWARDEN OF THIS PARISH
THE SANCTUARY LAMP WAS GIVEN IN HIS MEMORY

 

182.   Brass Plaque, South Wall, South Aisle

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF
JOHN JAMES DARKINS
MASTER OF S/V GLENAVON
WHO WAS WRECKED AND LOST WITH HIS SHIP
ON THE GOODWIN SANDS DURING AN HEAVY
GALE ON THE NIGHT OF 1st - 2nd NOVEMBER 1919
AGED 38 YEARS
"Grant Him O Lord, Eternal Rest"

 

183.   Brass Plaque, West Wall, North Aisle

IN MEMORY OF ANN WHO WAS FIRST THE WIFE OF THOMAS AVELING OF THE COUNTY
OF CAMBRIDGE ESQUIRE BY WHOM SHE HAD THREE SONS, THOMAS, ROBERT AND JAMES
SECONDLY THE WIFE OF THE REV, JOHN D'URBAN B.A. 20 YEARS CURATE IN CHARGE
OF THIS PARISH SHE WAS BORN DECEMBER 9th 1800 AND DIED SEPTEM. 2Nd 1873

 

184.   Classical Tablet, Draped Urn, South Wall, West End, North Aisle

IN A VAULT UNDER THIS CHURCH
ARE DEPOSITED THE REMAINS OF
ERNEST
ELDEST CHILD OF
HENRY TAYLOR JONES, ESQUIRE
AND CAROLINE MUNSTER HIS WIFE
OF CHATHAM AND OF THIS PARISH
WHO DIED THE 22nd OF DECEMBER 1844
AGED 15 YEARS AND 2 MONTHS

 

JONES see WULFF

 

185.   Classical Marble Tablet, South Wall, South Aisle

SACRED TO THE MEMORY
OF LIEUT. CHARLES JORDAN R.N.
WHO AFTER HAVING SIGNALIZED HIMSELF
BY HIS GALLANT CONDUCT IN THE WEST INDIES
WAS UNHAPPILY SHIPWRECKED IN THE NORTH SEA
IN THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 1779
AETAT 22
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED TO HIS MEMORY
BY HIS MOST AFFECTIONATE BROTHER
RICHARD JORDAN A.M.
VICAR OF THIS PARISH

 

186.   Classical Marble Tablet, South Wall, South Aisle

TO THE MEMORY
OF THE REV. RICHARD JORDAN M.A.
VICAR OF MOUNTFIELD IN THE COUNTY OF SUSSEX
CHAPLAIN
TO THE MOST NOBLE MARQUIS OF CAMDEN
SENIOR MINOR CANON
OF THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ROCHESTER
AND THIRTYFOUR YEARS VICAR OF THIS PARISH
HE DIED AT ROCHESTER THE 21st AUGUST 1835
AND WAS BURIED IN THE VAULT OF HIS FATHER
IN THE PARISH CHURCH OF MAIDSTONE
IN THE 77th YEAR OF HIS AGE

Rev. Richard Jordan of Rochester. Will dated 17th March 1830.
   To daughter Margaret Carter, widow of Rev. Wilfred Carter, D.D., late of Mountfield, Sussex, sole Executor.
   His Wife to have furniture and plate, except large silver bowl, with inscription, stating that it was given to his late brother, Charles Jordan, when a Midshipman in the Royal Navy, in testament of his gallant conduct on 14th October 1777, by the inhabitants of Montego Bay, Jamaica. This bowl to his daughter, Margaret.
   To his wife, 100. Daughter Margaret to have his diamond ring, given him by John Pelly Atkins Esq. of London, on his marriage with Jordan's niece. Also to Margaret, his gold watch, with gold chain and seals, formerly belonging to his late brother, the Rev. Thomas Jordan. Monies to be invested in Public Funds, this and other investment interest to wife for life. After her death to daughter Margaret.
   Witnesses: E. Twopenny of Rochester, Solicitor and J.F. Hookham, Clerk to Messrs. Twopenny & Essell, Rochester

187.   Tomb Chest set in East Wall, North Aisle, Ogee Canopy and Pinnacles

EDWARD LAKE
OF ABBOTTS' COURT IN THIS PARISH YOUNGEST SON OF WILLIAM LAKE
OF WOODSTREET IN THE PARISH OF BAPCHILD IN THIS COUNTY
DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 19th OF APRIL1846 AGED 34 YEARS
LEAVING A WIDOW AND FIVE CHILDREN
HIS REMAINS REST IN BAPCHILD CHURCH
NEAR THOSE OF HIS FATHER AND MOTHER
"Jesus said, "What I do thou knowest not now but thou shalt know hereafter""

ALSO
EDWARD ELDEST SON OF THE ABOVE BORN 2nd AUGUST 1838
DIED IN AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND 25th FEBRUARY 1908

Edward Lake, of Abbotts' court, Farmer. Will dated 5th July 1841
Most of this will consists of Trust conditions.
To wife Mary Anne, Furniture and Household goods and 300. To children at 21, 1,000.
To wife and brothers, George, Charles and Henry, all property and effects, upon trust. His share in Farming Business in Grain, he shares with brother John, to be sold, John having first option.
Residue to children. Wife Executor.
Witnesses: William Brooks, Bailiff to Mr Lake and Thomas Aveling, Hoo

188.   Ledger, Floor of South Aisle

ANN LINDRIDGE
SPINSTER
DIED 10th JUNE 1821
AGED 43 YEARS

 

189.   Brass Plaque North Wall, North Aisle

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
OSCAR STEPHEN
LINGHAM
7th BATTALION ROYAL FUSILIERS
KILLED IN ACTION AT CAMBRAI
FRANCE MARCH 25th 1918
"Grant Him O Lord, Eternal Rest"

 

190.   Brass Plaque, North Wall of Chancel

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ROBERT MARLEY, PRIEST
L.TH. DURHAM
VICAR OF THIS PARISH 1900 1910
WHO ENTERED INTO REST MAY 6th 1918
AGED 73 YEARS

 

191.   Ledger, Floor of South Aisle

HERE LYETH THE BODY OF JOSEPH
MILLER NOW AT REST
WHOSE SOUL WITH CHRIST WE HOPE IS BLEST
LONG AFTER HIM WEE SHALL NOT STAY
LET US PREPARE AGAINST THAT DAY
HE LIETH HERE UNDER THIS HEAP OF DUST
WAITING THE RESURECTION OF THE JUST
HE WAS THE SONN OF JOSEPH &
HANNAH MILLER WHO DEPARTED THIS
LIFE THE 10th OF JANUARY 1678
AGED 7 YEARS

Joseph Miller, Yeoman Farmer. Will dated 8th June 1694.
   To daughter Elizphalett Rivers the wife of Jonathan Rivers of Chatham, Carpenter; his farmhouse where he now lives, and barns, stables, orchards, etc. Upon condition that his wife Hannah remains in possession until the next Lady Day after his death. After that his wife, servants and workmen to have liberty to fell and cut 80 trees on the land before Lady Day, next; and to sell the wood to pay any of his debts. If Jonathan Rivers pays Hannah 60 in lieu of the trees, Hannah will accept. Farm house and land in occupation of William Woodland and 2 properties and land in occupation of James Waters and [Widow] Holt in Allhallows to daughter Margaret Miller. If she has no issue, the same 3 properties and land to his wife Hannah after death of Margaret, for life. After Hannah's death, property in occupation of Widow Holt in Allhallows to Elizabeth Baker, daughter of John Baker, late of Stoke, Husbandman. After death of wife Hannah 2 properties in occupation of James Waters and William Woodland in Allhallows and Hoo to his right heirs, provided Hannah receives rents until daughter Margaret is 18 years old.
   Property and land in occupation of Marndy? Whiffen, and land now sown with wheat lying in or near Mr Faunce's land in occupation of Widow Taylor, now in his own possession, in Hoo, to Hannah for life. After her death to daughter Margaret.
  Marsh land called Oakham Ness in Hoo, of about 110 acres, in his possession to wife Hannah to sell and dispose of. Jonathan Rivers to pay the poor of Hoo out of estate left to Hannah, 20s a year for 4 years after his death. To cousin William Starr 20s. All residue to Hannah, she sole Executor.
   Witnesses: Samuel Holwill, Mark of Richard Perrin and John Holwill

192.   Brass Plaque, North Wall of Chancel

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
WALTER MISKIN
CHURCHWARDEN FOR
27 YEARS AND BENEFACTOR
OF THIS PARISH BORN 19th JULY
1852 DIED 7th FEBRUARY 1933
TO PERPETUATE HIS MEMORY HIS
MANY FRIENDS ERECTED THIS
TABLET AND INSTALLED
ELECTRIC LIGHTS IN THE CHURCH

 

193.   Brass Plaque, South Wall, South Aisle

THE WINDOW
ABOVE THIS TABLET
IS DEDICATED
TO THE MEMORY OF
WILLIAM HENRY NICHOLSON
WHO DIED
15th JUNE 1880
AGED 81 YEARS

 

194.   Stone Tablet, West Wall of Porch

IN AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF
RICHARD PHILPOTT
18 XI 1879 24 II 1961
SAILORMAN ON THE THAMES AND MEDWAY
FOR HALF A CENTURY
THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY
THE THAMES SAILING CLUB
WHOM HE SERVED FOR FOURTEEN YEARS
AS MASTER OF THE S/B ARROW

 

195.   Brass in Chancel, From Thorpe's Registrum Roffenses (Not Seen)

HERE LYETH BURIED THE BODY
OF DOROTHY PLUMLEY THE WIFE OF
JOHN PLUMLEY SHE DIED ANO. DNI. 1615
DONE BY JAMES PLUMLEY HER SONNE

Dorothy Plumley, Widow of Hoo. Will dated 11th January 1614/15.
   "Sicke and weake in bodie", she wishes "my bodie to be buryed in the chancel of the parish church".
To the poor of Hoo 20s to be distributed on day of her burial. To four men who carry her body to the church [   ].
   To sister Elizabeth Yonge, Widow, 10s; to Ann Barber "my [   ]", 40s; to Thomas Barber her Godson, son of John Barber, 20s at 24 years; to daughter in law Elizabeth [   ] 40s, to daughter in law Joan Barber wife of Ezekiell Barber and to Hellin Hurlstone wife of Marke Hurls[tone] each 40s.
   To William Plumley her son in law a featherbed, feather bolster of the middle sort, two [   ] sheets, a hempen table cloth, two pewter platters, two pewter dishes, brass candlestick, brass pot of the middle sort, also [   ] pounds.
   To Elizabeth Plumley and Ann Plumley daughters of John Plumley, my brother in law [   ]s each; to John Plumley her bedstead and furniture in the chamber [   ], two of best feather beds, [   ] of her best bolster, four best feather pillows, [   ] of best blankets, a coverlet, four best chests, twelve pairs of good sheets, two table clothes, four best pillow beares, dozen best table napkins, [   ] towels. To John Plumley her son, table standing in the [   ] chamber , [   ] cupboard in same chamber, little cupboard, , dozen best pewter platters, dozen best pewter dishes, two pewter candlesticks, [   ] candlesticks of best sort, dozen [   ] dishes, two brass kettles of best sort, ten of best truggs, one of best [pots?] "I use to put milk in", one best spittle, one best dripping pan.
   To Sarah Plumley the [   ] of John Plumley, son in law, 20, , [   ] good sheets and two table clothes at 21 years.
   To daughter in law, wife of son John Plumley, a silver bowl, silver [   ], one dozen [silver?] spoons.
   To son John Plumley, one silver spoon which was given at his christening [   ].
   James Plumley, Executor, Mr John Reader and John Rowle, Overseers, to them , 40s for their pains.
   To Anne Plumley, d[aughter in law] wife of John Plumley, [property?] purchased of John Gipson [ ? ] "and being at the church [ ? ] of St. Warburgh aforesaid"
   To son John, all lands and tenements [ ? ]; if John dies with no heirs, then to daughter, Anne.
   Dorothy Plumley is indebted to Augustine Morland, Gent. in the sum of 400, mortgage on land and tenement to Morland. Son John is indebted to her in sum of 133, seems he is to pay off 133 of the 400. From her woodland, timber to the value of 100 towards discharge of the 400. Rents of land and property to son John until he is 21, to pay towards the 400. Son John 50 at 21 years, from rents of her land ? Lands and tenements willed to him at 21 years.
   Witnesses: Mark of John Mole, Mark of Henry Beale and John Rowle

John Plumley
of Hoo, Gentleman. Will dated 6th December 1656.
   200 Marriage bond to be paid to wife, Jane out of estate. Such of his household goods as wife desires to value of 200; and silver beaker which was her father's, a silver wine cup, plus residue, except things in possession of Executors of will of Anne Plumley, his late sister. These to be sold at best value, after 200 is paid to wife, surplus, after paying legatees of Anne Plumley's will, to his three daughters, Elizabeth, Mary and Jane Plumley at 21 years. In meantime interest to fund their education.
   To poor of Hoo 40s paid on either, Feast of St. John Baptist or St. John the Divine, which occurs first after his death.
   To cousin Jane Edwards and Joan Neade 20 s each. To Mark Edwards and Elizabeth the daughter of Joan Neade 10 s each at 21 years. Wife Jane and John Plaistow of Rochester, Gentleman, his wife's nephew, Executors. Wife to have according to marriage agreement 40 annuity out of real estate. If she accepts house he now lives in, in Coy? Street in Hoo and three pieces of land "below the highway and against the Town House", in lieu of 15 of the above 40, then she to have house for life. Also to her property and land in Goodnestone and Wingham in occupation of Mr Edward Boyse and William Powes, she to keep properties in good repair. After wife's death the above properties to his daughter Elizabeth Plumley for ever.
Also to daughter Elizabeth property and land in Huck? Street, Hoo, lately bought from William Lewen, and following land, for ever:
   2 acres adjoining latter lately purchased from William Cobham, Gent.
   6 acres, formerly two pieces, adjoining above.
   3 acres adjoining above, called Peanes? Meade.
   2 acres called Brinsted Downe Meade lying by gate "going to the other Bottom Lands of 1 acres of meadow lying at lower end of last 2 pieces.
   1 acres at the bottom of Brinsted Downe Mead , bounded on the west by Sir Edward Hales land.
3 acres near a lane called Duovie ? Lane on the north and land of Sir Edward Hales on the south.
   5 acres of land called Milstead late bought from William Cobham.
   Further land near a stable called Parsonage Stable in Church Street.
   To daughter Mary, Mansion House and land where he now lives, on both sides of the highway, in all 20 acres, after death of wife, forever. Also 3 acres on north of highway leading to Stoke; 2 acres in the Common Field, late that of Mr Francis Merritt; and 4 acres called Conduit Head; and 3 acres, in two pieces, in a Common Field called Middle Collopes; and 6 acres called Upper Collopes adjoining highway above Clay Hill leading to Hoo Pitt Ponds; and 3 acres in one field with last mentioned 6 acres. 3 acres called Little Collopes, part of that bought from William Cobham; 2 acres in the Common Field "against Betters", 1 acre of which bought from William Cobham, the other 1 acre from Peter Pilcher. More land adjoining his house bought from Peter Pilcher; half a property in Hoo Street near the Bridge, bought from Peter Pilcher; house in Wystreet in Hoo bought from William Cobham, of 2 acres of meadow;10 acres in three pieces called Ropers; 1 acre near Peckham [   ], "being now in exchange with John Kent for an acre of his" in the Common Field; acre in Hickfield Haw bought from William Cobham, all to daughter Mary, for ever.
   To daughter Jane property and land called Great Farm in St. Mary's, and land in St. Mary's, High Halstow and Stoke, in occupation of Widow Fletcher; property called Little Farm and lands in St. Mary's in occupation of Thomas Horstead, for ever.
   Witnesses: Lew. Howard, Clerk and the mark of William Wood of Hoo

196.   Brasses in Chancel, Man and Wife, Three Sons and Four Daughters

HERE LIETH BURIED THE BODY OF Mr JAMES
PLUMLEY WHO LIVED IN THE PARSNIG OF
THIS PARISH (HE LIVED A CHRISTIAN LIFE
AND WAS CHARITABLE TO THE POOR AND
BELOVED BY ALL) HE DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 26th OF AUGUST 1640
AS ALSO ANNA HIS LOVING WIFE BY
WHOM HE HAD ISSUE SEVEN CHILDREN,
THREE SONS, JAMES, WILLIAM AND JOHN AND
FOUR DAUGHTERS, SARAH, MARY, ANNA, ELIZABETH
SHE INTENDETH AT THE TIME OF
HER SUMMONS, HERE TO LYE

 

197.   Classical Tablet, South Wall, South Aisle

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY
OF THE REVEREND
THOMAS THOMPSON B.D.
RECTOR OF STAPLEHURST AND VICAR
OF THIS PARISH HE DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 28th OF MARCH 1786
AGED 54 YEARS
HIS JACET IN EXPECTATIONE
DIEI SUPREMI QUALIS ERAT
DIES ISTE INDICABIT

Rev. Thomas Thompson of College Yard, Rochester. Will dated 6th December 1783
   To brother Rev. John Thompson of Kimbolton, Huntingdon, all his printed books.
   Household goods, furniture, manuscript books and papers to, kinswoman Elizabeth Fletcher wife of Rev. Richard Fletcher of Rochester, and "faithful" housekeeper Eleanor Rippon.
   Residue to brothers and sisters Robert Thompson of Beverley, John Thompson, Ann wife of John Richards of H.M. Fort at Upnor, Elizabeth Thompson of Kimbolton, Spinster, Mary wife of ______ Rice of Petty France, Westminster, Musician, John Fletcher son of the above Richard, and to Eleanor Rippon; also property in Yorkshire and elsewhere in England, equally divided. Elizabeth Fletcher and "good friend" Edward Randall of St. Margaret's, Rochester, Schoolmaster, Executors.
   Witnesses: Maria Liege, John Evans and Leonard Lester.

198.   Stone Tablet, South Wall of Chancel

IN MEMORY OF
BOB TRICE
1914 1992
CHURCHWARDEN AND SERVER
OF THIS PARISH

 

199.   Stone Tablet, North Wall of Chancel

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
DONALD LESLIE VIDGEON
WHO FOR MANY YEARS WAS
SIDESMAN AND CHANGE RINGER
OF THIS CHURCH DIED OCTOBER 8th 1944
AGED 32 YEARS

 

200.   Stone Tablet, East Wall of Porch

THIS PORCH WAS RESTORED
IN MEMORY OF
LEONARD JOHN
WALTERS
VICAR OF THIS PARISH
1910 1951

 

201.   Classical Marble Tablet, With Armorial Crest, (by Geere of Rochester), South Wall, South Aisle

SACRED
TO
THE MEMORY OF
DANIEL FRANCIS WARNER B.D.
VICAR OF THIS PARISH
FOR
THIRTY FOUR YEARS
INSTITUTED 6th JANUARY 1836
DIED 17th NOVEMBER 1870
AGED 75 YEARS

 

202.   Brass Plaque, South Wall of Chancel

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF JAMES WHITE
WHO DIED AT ROCHESTER MAY 2nd 1885
THIS CHANCEL WAS DECORATED BY
HIS AFFECTIONATE WIFE ELIZABETH

 

203.   Classical Tablet, With Armorial Crest, South Wall, West End of North Aisle

IN THE SAME VAULT
WITH THOSE OF HIS GRANDSON
ERNEST JONES
ARE DEPOSITED THE REMAINS OF
LIEUTENANT GENERAL
GEORGE WULFF
COLONEL COMMANDANT
ROYAL ARTILLERY
WHO DIED AT CHATHAM
ON THE 16th DAY OF AUGUST 1846
IN THE 83rd YEAR OF HIS AGE

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