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Some Monumental Inscriptions in Acrise
Noted by Leland L. Duncan
following is as far as possible an exact transcription of Mr L. L. Duncan's field
notebook for the M.I.s in the Folkestone area where he seems have stayed during
September and October 1891. His notebook written up in his shorthand, in
pencil, on the site leave something to be desired. The paper of the notebook has
over time become somewhat dirty and aged but is an immensely valuable record of
Transcribed and typed up by Christine Pantrey
Also some Monumental Inscriptions Noted
by Rev Bryan Faussett noted 1758,
added 17th March 2008
In the church
317. On the South Wall of the chancel is a brass formerly on a tomb:-
Here lyeth the Bodie of Mary the wyfe of Peter HEYMAN of Sellinge in Kent
Esqvier Daughter and coheir unto William TIRREL of Beches in Essex Esqvier, She
had issue, Anne, Jane, Syzan and Martha. Jane had issue by John HONYWOODE of
Elmested in Kent Esqvier, Katherin who made this monument. She died the 7th
day of Jvne Anno Domini 1601. Beinge of the age of 76 yeares. ANTIQVA FVIT ORTA
DOMO , OIA VIXIT INIVIT
VIRSO PVDICA THORVM, SPONSA PVDICA POLYM.
318. Coat of arms- underneath:- HERE LYETH BVRED THE BODY OF ALEXANDER HAMON
ESQ. WHO DEPARTED HIS LIFE YE 29 OF APRILL ANNO 1613.
319. There are many monuments to the PAPILLONS formerly of Acrise Place – from
the end of the 17th century – with their own arms – three
Acrise, 5th October 1891
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Also some Monumental Inscriptions
Noted by Rev
Bryan Faussett noted 1758, added 17th March 2008
drawn: TURNER (1.26) (Chartham)
imp. (Griffin note: PAPILLON)
Az. a chevn. betw. 3 butterflies arg.].Memoriae
S. Viri eximij Gulielmi Turner, Arm. Nuper de Hospitio apud Londinenses
vulgò vocato Gray’s Inn. Natus fuit in Domo Carmelitarum dissolutâ
juxta Cantuariam 1 Decemb. 1660. Denatus in eâdem Domo 24 Sept. 1729.
Vir, Pietate erga Deum, Benevolentiâ erga Homines, Affectû erga suos,
summè insignis. Juris Anglici municipalis Impendio peritus. In Causas
Forenses agendo, felicitèr facundus; Clientûm fidelis Patronus: Ab
Omnibus, praecipuè a suis, Maerore desideratus. Hoc Monumentum lugens
posuit Anna Maria, fidessima Conjux, non immemor Conjugij sui; Filia
Natu Minima Thomae PAPILLON Arm. Quae cum Marito dilectissimo vixit
Annos. ML. Decemq Liberos enixa est; Quorum VII in eodem Sepulchro infra
requiescunt: Supersunt reliqui vix Gulielmus, Anna Maria, et Elizabetha.
Supradicta Anna Maria Uxor obijt 7 Octob. 1738. Aet. 73.
1. On a very Neat Monument, on The North wall.
2. On a Flat Stone, under The Figure of a Woman, is a Brass Plate, with
this Coat and Inscription. [Arg.
a chevn. az. with 3 conquefoils or betw. 3 martlets sa. imp. Arg. 2
chevronels az. the upper with a cresct. or for diffce. a border
engrailed gu.]. (Griffin note: HEYMAN
and TYRELL). Here lieth The Body of Mary, the Wife of Peter Heyman of
Sellinge in Kent, Esquier, Daughter and Coheire unto William TYRRELL of
Beches in Essex, Esquier. She had Issue, Jane, Suzan, and Martha; Jane
had Issue by John HONYWOODE of Elmstead in Kent, Esquier, Katharin, who
made this Monument. She died the 7th Day of June Ano. Dni. 1601, beinge
of the Age of 76 Yeres. Antiquâ fuit orta Domo; Pia vixit, inivit,/Virgo
pudica, Thorum ,Sponsa pudica Polum.
3. On a Brass Plate, on Another. The Arms defaced. Here lieth the Body
of Alexander HAMON Esq. who departed this Life the 22d. of Aprill 1613.
4. On Another Flat Stone. Here lie the Bodies of Thomas, Henry, Jane,
Philip, Thomas, and Ralph, the Children of William TURNER Esq. and Anna
Maria, his Wife, at the several Times following. Thomas died the 9th of
Sept. 1690 aged 3 Months and 10 Days. Henry dyed the 3d,. of June 1694
aged 1 Year, 2 months and 20 days. Jane died the 12th of Nov. 1697 aged
3 years, 5 months and 8 days. Philip died ye 17th of September 1706 aged
8 years, 9 months 20 days. Thomas died the 17th of March
1701/2 aged 11 months and 14 days. Ralph died the 10th of September 1706
aged 3 years, 3 months, 11 days.
5. Another Flat Stone, The Inscription not to be made out.
In The Body.
6. On a Neat Monument on The East Wall, on ye South Side. [not
drawn: PAPILLON (as before) imp. Arg.
on a pile az. 3 dexter gauntlets arg.] (Gr. note: JOLLIFFE). Near this
Place are interred the Bodies of Mrs Ann Papillon late Wife of Mr Philip
Papillon of London, Marchant, and eldest Daughter of William Jolliffe of
Carswell in the County of Stafford Esq. Who departed this Life the 10th
Day of Feb. 1692/3. And Ann, Daughter of the said Philip & Ann
Papillon, who departed this Life the 2d. Day of March 1693/4. Aged 1
Year and 20 Days. Also Jane the First Child. B.21, D.25 June 1690 (B.21
= born 21st, D.25 = died 25th). David, the 2d.
Child, only surviving.
7. This Church, which is very small, consists of the Chancell and Body
only. In The Tower, which is very low, hangs 1 little Bell, inscribed
thus: Thomas PALMAR made Mr. (Thomas Palmar made mee 1664, Edward MARKS,
C.W. – Stahlschmidt, 129).
8. It is a Rectory, in the Gift of the King. It is dedicated to St.
Martin. The Present Rector is ……../
9. On a Wooden Rail in the Church Yard. Here lieth Nathaniel JOHNSON of
African Extraction, born in Maryland, sent young to the Proprietor Saml.
HYDE Esq. who used him tenderly whilst He lived as did his Daughter the
Widow of William SEYMOR Esq. She encouraged his Instruction, and
Baptism, and left him a kind Legacy for Life, wch. a Consumption ended
the 28th of January 1755. Sensible of his Death, he ask’d
Forgiveness, and had, through Xt. great Confidence of it, for that he
had pleas’d all his Masters. Learn, You, who have had more
HAMON 318, 3
HEYMAN 317, 2
HONYWOODE 317, 2
PAPILLON 319, 1, 6
Acrise Place 319
Beches, Essex 317, 2
Carswell, Staffordshire 6
Elmested, Kent 317, 2
Maryland, U.S.A. 9
Sellinge 317, 2
African Extraction 9
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