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                    Some Monumental Inscriptions of Adisham Church,  Kindly supplied by  Mike Doyle

Also some Monumental Inscriptions  Noted by Rev Bryan Faussett noted 1757, added 29th October 2007

1. Hannah ADDLEY 18 Oct 1875 aged 39 of Great Bossington Farm. Wife of Thos. W. ADDLEY

2. Thomas W. ADDLEY May 1878 aged 74 husband of Hannah, with whom he is buried

3. Mary Jane ANSLOW 11 Dec 1880 aged 88 wife of Edward Anslow

4. Elizabeth Margaret AUSTEN 18 Jan 1844 aged 10 "ripe fruit KTD"(?)

5. Alfred John BUSHELL 19 Jan 1883 aged 36 leaving a widow and five young children

6. Frances BUSHELL 8 Feb 1884 aged 56 wife of George BUSHELL

7. George BUSHELL 6 July 1863 aged 41 husband of Frances BUSHELL

8. James BUTLER 11 Jun 1868 aged 87 faithful servant and companion for over 53 years of Capt. John Harvey R.N.

9. Ashley Allen CLIFFORD 22 Aug 1897 aged 74

10. Emily COLLARD 9 Jul 1859 aged 31 inscription on North face of tomb: wife of David Collard of Renville, Patrixbourne. Survived by her husband and five infants children: Emily, George, Edith, Gertrude, Agnes

11. Frederick COLLARD 25 May 1846 aged 51 inscription on South face of tomb. Late of Upper Garrington in this parish. Left Mary his wife and eight children, viz: Mary, David, John-Denne, Elizabeth, Ellen, Fanny, Edward and Frederick.

12. John Denne COLLARD 18 Nov 1849 aged 22 inscription on west face of tomb: of Faversham, second son of Frederick and Mary COLLARD

13. Mary COLLARD 6 Mar 1871 aged 74 wife of Frederick COLLARD, with whom she is buried

14. Mary COOPER 5 Dec 1884 aged 90 wife of Robert COOPER, with whom she is buried

15. Robert COOPER 25 Oct 1855 aged 74 husband of Mary, with whom he is buried

16. Ann COURT 25 Nov 1823 aged 27 wife of George COURT, with whom she is buried

17. George COURT 8 Sep 1836 aged 36 husband of Ann COURT, with whom he is buried

18. Harriet COURT 28 Dec 1851 aged 53 daughter of Henry and Judith REYNOLDS, buried with William COURT, husband

19. William COURT 4 Mar 1855 aged 51 son of John Court of Swingfield, Kent

20. Elizabeth CROUD 1 May 1872 aged 84 wife of William, with whom she is buried

21. William CROUD 2 May 1862 aged 74 husband to Elizabeth, with whom he is buried

22. William CROUD 7 Nov 1844 aged 12 son of William and Elizabeth CROUD

23. Elizabeth CRUX 13 Oct 1826 aged 51 wife of Thomas CRUX, with whom she is buried

24. Emma CRUX 4 May 1832 aged 23 daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth CRUX, with whom she is buried

25. Henry CRUX 7 Sep 1830 aged 30 son of Thomas and Elizabeth CRUX, with whom he is buried

26. John CRUX 17 Jun 1834 aged 39 son of Thomas and Elizabeth CRUX, with whom he is buried

27. Richard CRUX 4 Sep 1845 aged 40 son of Thomas and Elizabeth CRUX, with whom he is buried

28. Thomas CRUX 1 Aug 1818 aged 48 survived by a widow, with whom he is buried, five sons and three daughters

29. Ann CULLING 13 April 1748 aged 76 wife of Thomas CULLING, with whom she is buried. Probable mother of Ann SPAINE

30. Thomas CULLING 17 Oct 1754 aged 87 husband to Ann CULLING, with whom he is buried

31. Ann CULVER 4 April 1878 aged 65

32. John DILNOTT 14 Sep 1829 aged 69 a square tomb in railings, tomb erected by his nephews and only surviving neice: John, Henry-Wise, and Sarah Harvey note in margin 'he built Woodlands about 1807' referring to Woodlands House

33. Sarah DODD 31 Mar 1823 aged 48 wife of William DODD with whom she is buried

34. William DODD 1 May 1828 aged 47 husband to Sarah, with whom he is buried

35. Harriet ENGLAND 1 Jan 1887 aged 81

36. Jane FULLER 30 May ? aged 60

37. John FULLER 28 Jun 1700 aged 46

38. Ann GIBBS 5 May 1720 aged 12 daughter of John and Mary GIBBS

39. John GIBBS 13 Feb 1720-1 [sic] aged 53

40. Mary GIBBS 2 Sep 1743 aged 72 wife of John GIBBS, late of this parish

41. William GIBBS 29 Jun 1717 aged 4 son of John and Mary GIBBS, born 25 Jul 1712

42. John GRANT 21 Feb1892 aged 81

43. John GURNEY 6 May 1751 aged 16 son of Edward and Ann Gurney

44. Francis George Simpson Sayer HARVEY 2 Feb 1890 aged 21 born 24 Apr 1868

45. Ann HILLS 25 Aug 1717 mother of Elizabeth Reynolds wife of Thomas Reynolds

46. Mary HODGMAN 3 Oct 1827 aged 76

47. Sarah Jane HODGMAN 16 Jun 1881 aged 75

48. Thomas HODGMAN 14 Nov 1838 aged 84

49. Edmund HOLE 17 Aug 1872 aged 39

50. Ella-Ann HOLNESS-HARVEY 1 Apr 1833 aged 6 daughter of Henry-Wise and Alice Holness Harvey

51. Elizabeth JAGER 17 Sep 1791(?)aged 91 wife of Henry JAGER, with whom she is buried

52. Henry JAGER 20 Nov 1769 aged 63 Carpenter of Canterbury. Grandson to William Cullen of Goodnestone

53. Elizabeth KING 11 Aug 1837 aged 52 wife of Jonas, daughter of Henry and Judith REYNOLDS, left surviving two sons three daughters

54. Susannah NASH 24 Nov 1821 aged 57 late of this parish, spinster

55. William NASH 27 May 1846 aged 85 buried with Susannah NASH

56. John PAIN 30 Jun 1701 aged 50 He left issue three sons and two daughters. Buried with Mary PAIN

57. Mary PAIN 23 Aug 1743 aged 92

58. Mary PAIN 1 Apr 1723 aged 33 daughter of John and Mary PAIN

59. William PAIN 3 Jan 1755 aged 67 batchelor. Buried with his sister, Mary PAIN, son of John and Mary PAIN of Adisham

60. William PAIN 21 Aug 1891 aged 61

61. Ann PIERCE 5 May 1861 aged 87 daughter of William and Ann Pierce

62. Ann PIERCE 29 Jul 1835 aged 85 relict of William PIERCE

63. William PIERCE 19 May 1812 aged 66

64. William PIERCE 28 Jun 1824 aged 48 son of William and Ann PIERCE

65. Henry George PRIOR 2 Apr 18887

66. Ann REYNOLDS 26 Nov 1881 aged 78 buried with Henry, her husband. Daughter of John Court, late of Swingfield

67. Elizabeth REYNOLDS 4 Aug 1745 aged 74 wife of Thomas REYNOLDS, buried with him

68. Elizabeth REYNOLDS 23 Jan 1823 aged 94 buried with Thomas, her husband

69. George REYNOLDS 22 April 1824 aged 27 son of Henry and Judith REYNOLDS

70. George REYNOLDS 29 Dec 1874 aged 45 son of Henry and Ann REYNOLDS, late of Lydden

71. Henry REYNOLDS 19 Nov 1844 aged 87 husband to Judith with whom he is buried

72. Henry REYNOLDS 20 Nov 1868 aged 77 husband to Ann, with whom he is buried. Left surviving six sons and four daughters: Henry, George, John, Joseph, William-Court and Frederick; Ann, Rachel, Elizabeth and Margaret

73. John REYNOLDS 20 Dec 1774 aged 77 yeoman

74. Joseph REYNOLDS 10 Jan 1760 aged 20 farmer, died of small pox. Son of John and Rachel REYNOLDS

75. Judith REYNOLDS 2 Nov 1832 aged 69 wife of Henry REYNOLDS of this parish, buried with him. Left surviving three sons and seven daughters

76. Rachel REYNOLDS 5 Aug 1764 aged 82 wife of John Reynolds, mother of four sons and five daughters

77. Ralph REYNOLDS 27 April 1736 aged 22 son of Thomas Reynolds and Elizabeth his wife

78. Richard REYNOLDS 24 Sep 1844 aged 4m son of Henry and Ann REYNOLDS

79. Richard REYNOLDS 6 Sep 1891 aged 91 farmer, many years of this parish

80. Thomas REYNOLDS 23 Feb 1836 aged 41 son of Henry and Judith REYNOLDS

81. Thomas REYNOLDS son of Thomas Reynolds and Elizabeth his wife

82. Thomas REYNOLDS 22 Nov 1748 aged 74 farmer, buried with his wife

83. Thomas REYNOLDS 17 Aug 1780 aged 50 yeoman, buried with his wife, Elizabeth

84. Mary ROOME 6 Jun 1725 aged 75 wife of Stephen ROOME, daughter of Thos. Gurney

85. Richard ROOME 4 Jun 1707 or 67 late of this parish

86. Stephen ROOME 29 Sep 1712 aged 77 married Mary, daughter of Thos. Gurney. He had issue by her, two daughters Sarah and Mary, who survive

87. Ann RYE 27 Mar 1893 aged 89 daughter of Daniel and Mercy Rye of Adisham. Lived for 20 years with the family of Rt. Rev. Robert Moore of Hunton in Kent

88. John SEATH 12 Jan 1872 aged 39 Eldest son of John and Sarah SEATH

89. John SEATH 3 Feb 1881 aged 79

90. Sarah SEATH 7 Oct 1874 aged 66 wife of John SEATH

91. Ann SPAINE 30 Oct 1735 aged 37 wife of Richard Spaine (poss S Paine?) daughter of Thos. and Ann Cullen

92. Arthur George TURPIN 14 Nov 1888 aged 20 born 5 Sep 1868

93. Amelia Maria VILLIERS 5 Feb 1871 aged 55 wife of Rt. Rev the Hon. H. Montagu Villiers D.D., Bishop of Durham. Born 18 May 1815

94. Rhoda Victoria VILLIERS 28 Sep 1878 aged 10 born 21 Aug 1868

95. Victoria VILLIERS 9 May 1880 aged 41 born 20 Oct 1838

96. Augusta Eliza WHITTAKER18 Jan 1872 aged 8y 6m

97. Elizabeth Ann WHITTAKER 2 Jun 1856 2m

98. James WHITTAKER 22 Mar 1867 aged 65 born 9 Nov 1801

99. Lucy WHITTAKER 1 Nov 1895 aged 82

100. Harriett YOUNG 18 Nov 1895 aged 85 wife of Thomas YOUNG, with whom she is buried

101. Thomas YOUNG 13 May 1875 aged 74 Husband of Harriett YOUNG with whom she is buried. Parish Clerk of Adisham for 19 years

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Also some Monumental Inscriptions  Noted by Rev Bryan Faussett noted 1757, added 29th October 2007

In the Chancel.
102. Here is a very Ancient gilded Altar Piece, on which are painted ye 4 Evangelists. It is said to have formerly belong’d to ye Cathedral of Canterbury, & to have been brought hither by ye Late Arch Deacon BATELEY (sic).

103. Here are 4 Flat Stones not at all Legible; and on another is to be seen, only this Piece of an Inscription. "SMETH Parson of Adisham, buried the 28th of January ….
[1601-2). (Wm. SMYTH, coll. Nov. 4 1579. Succr. was Martin FOTHERBYE coll. Jan 24 1602-3 on death of W.S.).

In ye North Transept on a Brass Plate on a Fl. Stone.
104. Here lieth ye Body of Valentine AUSTEN of this Parish, who died the 18th of December 1616, being of ye Age of 66 Years. Beati Mortui qui in Dno moriuntur.

On Another.
105. Here lies ye Body of Mr Richard AUSTEN of Canterbury. He died Apr. 14 1748. Aged 57 Years. Also Elisabeth, ye Wife of William CLARK of Southwark; she died 17 May 1748; Aged 25 Years. Also John, Son of ye abovesaid William & Elisabth. Clarke, died 1 May 1748, aged 8 Months 22 Days. Also Mr. John ICKEN of Southwark, he died Aug. 30 1751. Aged 19 Years, 6 Months.

106. In the South Transept. On a Small Sq. Stone on ye Ground. Here lieth Buried ye Body of Tryphena BENIT, dececet in 1638 and Elisabeth BENIT, Datter of George Benit, wo (sic) decessed in ye Year of Our Lord God 1644.

107. Here are 4 Other Flat Stones, not Legible.

108. This Church is a very fair, ‘tho not large, Building, of Flints. It consists of a Chancel and Body, both cover’d with Lead
(now tiled too) – and a South and North Transept, coverd with Tyle. The Tower stands in ye Middle. In it hang 4 Bells, with ye following Inscriptions.
1. Thomas PALMER made Me. Peter Du MOULIN, D.D. Rectr. of Adisham 1670.
2. Thomas PALMER made Me. Peter Du MOULIN, D.D. Rectr. of Adisham 1670.
3. Thomas PALMER made Me. Peter Du MOULIN, D.D. Rectr. of Adisham 1670.
4. Magdalena Campana Celis Melodia Nomen (I don’t understand it).
[Really Nomen Magdalene Campana Gerit Melodie].

109. Some Remains in the Windows, shew they have once had fine Glass in them. It is a Rectory, in the Gift of The Arch Bishop, and was call’d St. Innocents. The Present Rector 1757 is ye Revd. Dr. Francis WALWYN.
[coll. Jan.19 1757; succcr. the Hon. Jas. CORNWALLIS, A.M., coll. Sept. 1 1770, on death of F.W.)].

110. The Chapel of Staple is annext to it.

Index of Names and Places

Names Index
ADDLEY 1, 2
ANSLOW 3
AUSTEN 4, 104, 105
BATELEY 102
BENIT 105
BUSHELL 5-7
BUTLER 8
CLARK 105
CLIFFORD 9
COLLARD 10-13
COOPER 14, 15
COURT 16-19, 66
CROUD 20-22

CRUX 23-28
Cullen 52, 91
CULLING 29, 30
CULVER 31
DILNOTT 32
DODD 33, 34
ENGLAND 35
FOTHERBYE 103
FULLER 36, 37
GIBBS 38-41
GRANT 42
GURNEY 43, 84, 86
HARVEY 8, 44
HILLS 45
HODGMAN 46-48
HOLE 49
HOLNESS-HARVEY 50
ICKEN 105
JAGER 51, 52
KING 53
Moore 87
MOULIN 108
NASH 54, 55
PAIN 56-60
PALMER 108
PIERCE 61-64
PRIOR 65
REYNOLDS 18, 45, 53, 66-83
ROOME 84-86
RYE 87
Sayer 44
SEATH 88-90
Simpson 44
SMETH 103
SMYTH 103
SPAINE 29, 91
TURPIN 92
VILLIERS 93-95
WALWYN 109
WHITTAKER 96-99
YOUNG 100, 101
Places Index
Adisham
Great Bossington Farm 1
Garrington 11
Swingfield 66
Woodlands House 32
Canterbury 52
Faversham 12

Goodnestone 52
Hunton 87
Lydden 70
Renville, Patrixbourne 10
Southwark 105
Staple 110
Swingfield, Kent 19
General
Bishop of Durham 93
Capt. R.N. 8
Carpenter 52
farmer 74, 79, 82

Parish Clerk 101
Rev 87, 93
smallpox 74
yeoman 83

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