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A complete transcription of Pages 1 to 62 of L.L. Duncan's manuscript notes contained in Volume One of his 
note book for Ash and Horton Kirby lodged in the Library of the Kent Archaeological Society
                                                                                  Work Completed by Frank Bamping 23 July 2000

Monumental Inscriptions in the Churchyard of Horton Kirby taken November 1889 & July 1890

Stones in the ground on the South side of the path leading from the South East Gate to the West Gate of the Yard 

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1. Leonard J. KILLECK died 19 November 1873 aged 4 years. Horace G. Killeck died 24 November 1873 aged 13 months.

2. Maria ALLCHIN, widow of Jesse Allchin of this Parish died 7 June 1878 aged 85.

3. Sophia HICKSON born April 1824 died July 1860 aged 36. Also Jesse ALLCHIN father of the above died 20 January 1864 in his 68th year.

4. F. A. J. died 2 September 1842 aged 15 days.

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5. Margaret ROSS died 3 September 1881 aged 16 years.

6. Mr William PLUMB of this parish died 31 December 1841 aged 86.

7. Humphry PLUMB died 18 February 1837 aged 86 years.

8. Lydia COLYER died 19 February 1878 aged 86. Also William Colyer husband of the above died 22 April 1882 aged 84 Years. Also Sarah MARTIN daughter of the above died 6 January 1883 aged 62 years.

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9. S. D. Born 1843 died 1882.

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10. Here lyeth Interred the Body of Mr / Anthony WOOD (late of Chelsham / in the County of Surrey) who departed / this life the 5th day of July 1765 / aged 53 years. / Here lyeth Interred the Body of Mrs / Jane Wood (wife of the above named / Anthony Wood who departed this / life the 31st day of March 1766 / aged 54 years / Also / Interred the Body of Mr James RUSSELL / late of Sandersted in Surrey. Brother / of the above mentioned Mrs Wood / who died October 30th 1779 aged 57 years.

11. Thomas son of Thomas BETTS of this Parish died 3 September 1783 aged 29 years. Also John son of the above said Thomas Betts who died 12 October 1781... ... ... ...

12. Susannah daughter of Thomas and Ann BETTS died September ye (?8) 1771 aged 13 years. Also Elizabeth wife of Thomas Betts, junior, deceased died 22 June 1789 aged 32.

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13. Robert George PARKER died June 14 1889 aged 57.

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14. John DENHOLM husband of Mary Watson Denholm died at 18 New Road, South Darenth, December 20 1888 aged 31.

15. Mr Stephen HARRIS of this parish died 9 April 1762 aged 67. Also Mrs Mary his wife died 12 May 1763 aged 45.

16. John HALL of this Parish died 7 September 1791 aged 42.

17. Ann daughter of Thomas BETTS of this Parish died 5 June 1782 aged 34.

18. Sarah wife of Thomas BETTS of this Parish died November 1745 aged 25. Also Mr Thomas Betts......(rest underground).

19. Thomas BETTS of this Parish, Yeoman, died 10 February 1794 aged 77.

20. Elizabeth wife of John HALL, senior, of this Parish died 17 October 1856 aged 74.

21. Mrs Ann HALL wife of Robert Hall died 25 August 1805 aged 46.

22. Mr Richard ELCOMBE of this Parish died 27 January 1827 aged 83. Also Mrs Elizabeth Elcombe wife of the above died 28 December 1819 aged 71. Also Mary Elcombe daughter of the above died 3 March 1847 aged 69.

23. P. B. ARKETT died 26 September 1872 aged .....

24. Mrs Ann BINGHAM died 25 March 1825 aged 49. Also Sarah wife of Mr Samuel MEOPHAM died 30 June 1781 aged 54. Mr Samuel Meopham died 22 June 1815 aged 72. Elisha son of the above died 8 July 1803 aged 23. Mr Richard Meopham died 12 March 1805 aged 64.

25. Mrs Mary BASSETT relict of Mr John Bassett of East Greenwich, Gentleman, died 15 December 1863 in her 87th year. Also Mrs Mary HALL daughter of the above died 6 September 1863 aged 62. Likewise Mr William Hall, husband of the above died 2 July 1861 aged 50. Also Mrs Eleanor HOPKINS wife of Mr John Hopkins of Cambridge and sister of the above Mary Hall died 28 January 1862 aged 57.

26. Thomas WELCH, miller, of Horton died 24 October 1714 aged 28 years......

27. Jonathan DIXON died 21 January 1770 aged 61.

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28. John PENURY of this Parish, Yeoman, died 14 May 1736 aged 52. Also Susanna his wife died 27 August 1765 aged 75.

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29. William HUNT died 24 January 1879 aged 59.

30. Sabra BULL daughter of William and Sabra Bull of Darenth died 12 November 1828 aged 4 months.

Tombs on the West side of the Porch -

Altar tomb -
31. Robert RUSSELL, senior, died 17 February 1721 aged 46 years. Likewise Lydia his wife died 23 July 1736 aged 60. Also Robert Russell son of the above Robert and Lydia Russell died 21 March 1780 aged 61. Also Mary his widow died 23 June 1786 aged 73.

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32. Robert RUSSELL, senior, died 2 August 1725 aged 77 years. Also Jane wife of Robert Russell sr. died 21 May 1731 aged 75. Also Robert Judd son of James and Mary Russell died in Infancy. Also Robert son of Robert Russell of Sandersted died 21 January 1789 aged 12 years.

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33. George and Lydia infant son and daughter of Robert and Lydia RUSSELL ye son dy'd June 5th 1710, ye daughter May 20th 1711.

Altar tomb In memory of
34. by John RUSSELL formerly of this Parish, West door But late of London, Died May 7th 1814 aged 57 years. Also of Mary late wife of James Russell of this Parish died June 21st 1815 aged 68 years. Also of Robert son of John and Mary Russell late of Dartford who died in his infancy.
Likewise of Robert Russell of Sandersted in the County of Surry died August 8th 1819 aged 78 years. Also of Mrs Lydia LOAT daughter of the above  Mr Robert Russell of Sandersted  Obiit January 26th 1820 in 39th year of her age. Likewise of the above James Russell died September 21st 1820 aged 78 years. Also of James Russell son of the above John and Mary Russell died January 26th 1820 aged 10 years. Likewise of Sarah Russell wife of the above Robert Russell of Sandersted died October 3rd 1829 aged 71 years. And of John Russell (formerly of this Parish) Son of James and Mary Russell died at Langley, Buckinghamshire February 22nd 1851 aged 66 years. And of James Russell of the Court Lodge in this Parish, son of James and Mary Russell died September 7th 1854 aged 71 years. Also of Latitia widow of the above died August 5th 1872 aged 82 years. Left issue 5 sons and 5 daughters viz - Robert, Richard, George, James, John ,Mary. Elizabeth, Jane, Sarah and Catherine.

On the side of the above tomb is - In memory of 
35. James son of James and Ellen Russell of Petham Court who died August 28th 1856 aged 15 months. Also Vincent son of the above who died May 10th 1859 aged 3 weeks. Also Emily daughter of the above who died January 25th 1867 aged 21 months. Also in memory of Elizabeth wife of George Russell of Plumstead who died February 26th 1867 aged 31 years. Also of James Russell who died January 24th 1880 aged 39 years. On the West end is - In memory of / Robert Russell / born November 26th 1812 / died May 2nd 1889 / aged 76.

Stones near the North Wall of the Church - To the East of the Porch -

36. John Scott and Duncan Scott the beloved children of Lieut. Colonel Wm. L. STEWART and Eliza his wife who died at Milton next Gravesend the former on the 26th July 1865 aged 5 months, the latter on 30 November of the same year aged 4 years 6 months.

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37. Mrs Dorothy MASON died 8 June 1806 aged 75 years. Also Mr George Mason son of the above died 5 October 1808 aged 53 years.

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38. Charles COLYER died 15 August 1815 aged 75 years. Also Sarah his wife died 23 November 1834 aged 63 years.

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39. Henry KNIGHT of this parish, miller, died 1 March 1724 in his 40th year. And Ann his wife died 5 December 1765. Born May 8th 1691. Also Henry, William, Mary and Ursula the sons and daughters of Henry and Anne Knight who died infants.

Tombstones on the North side of the churchyard between the paths leading from the North East and South East gates - beginning at the Church Porch and going Eastwards -

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40. Elizabeth LEWIS died 30 May 1885 aged 49 years.

41. Dixon TREADWELL son of William and Jane Treadwell died 11 September 1843 aged 1 year. Also George died 28 December 1846 aged 16 years.

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42. Mrs Mary POPE wife of Mr Jacob Pope of this Parish died 16 April 1748 aged 70. Also the above Mr Jacob Pope died 19 April 1748 aged 65. J.P. an infant of the above. Wm. Pope son of the above obiit June 1760 aet 55. Mary Pope wife of Wm.Pope obit February 1788. Wm. Pope and John Pope sons of Wm. and Mary Pope ob. the former in January 1780 aet 49 and the latter in February 1779 aet 44. Mary Killick and Elizabeth Hainsworth daughters of Wm. and Mary Pope ob. the former in August 1776 aet 29 and the latter in July 1768 at 24. W.P. son of Wm. Pope obit January 1786 aged 29. T.P., J.P., M.P., S.P. & C.P. infants of Wm. Pope. W.K. son of Mary Killick obiit September 1776 at 11 years. Also A. & M. Robins infants. Mary Pope died the 4 of June 1794 aged 57. Josiah Wittner son of Wm. and Elizabeth Wittner died November 25 1794 aged 9 weeks and 4 days. Mary wife of R.B. Pope died July 27 1801 aged 48. On the South Side -
Sarah Castle wife of Laurence Castle died August 31 1814 aged 75. Mr Jacob Pope died September 5 1825 aged 92 years.

43. Mr Richard PINK late of this Parish died 4 December 1815 aged 63.

44. Mrs Mary PINK died 11 May 1830 aged 76.

45. Parental tribute to the memory of Margaret daughter of Richard and Mary PINK died 12 March 1795 aged 4 years.

46. An altar tomb - [with a drawing of a coat of arms] Here lyeth the Body of Mr William LANE junior who departed this life October 10th 1729 aged 54 Here also lyes the Body of Joyce wife of William Lane who departed this life February 11th 1737 aged 65 years  On the North side - here also lieth the body of / Margaret wife of John BURCHELL / Linnen Draper of London and / youngest daughter of William and / Joyce Lane died 8th December 1737 / aged 24. On the South side - Here also lies the body of / William son of William and Joyce Lane / who died in his infancy / June 1718.

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47. William LANE senior died September 1st 1705 aged 64. Also Margaret wife of Wm. Lane senior dyed October 10th 1727 aged 76.

48. Richard MUGGERIDGE died 6 November 1767 aged 47. Also Elizabeth Muggeridge wife of the above died 22 February 1786 aged 78.

Altar tomb - on the North side -
49. James HACKET died 7 June 1722 aged 61, also Jane Hacket his wife died 3 April 1725 aged 49. On the Here also lieth ye bo... (stone chipped away) South side wife of John H..... died September ye 8th 17.... years also 2 Infants ...... & Sarah

50. William JOHNSON of East Greenwhich died 2 July 1765 aged 30. Also Elizabeth wife of William Johnson who died 4 June 1760 aged 31. She was daughter of Richard and Elizabeth MUGGERIDGE of this parish.

51. Elizabeth wife of Elias SIMMONDS and daughter of William and Elizabeth JOHNSON died 30 October 1822 aged 63.

52. Elizabeth wife of John J. DIGBY died 22 January 1865 aged 29. Also her sister Sabra BICKNELL died 2 July 1854 aged 19.

53. John DAVIGE of this parish died 22 April 1775 aged 75

54. Elizabeth DAVIDGE died 2 July 1788 aged 66.

55. Henry WELLER of this parish died 16 November 1771 aged 63.

56. Headstone [with a drawing of a coat of arms] - ? Bathurst Hic Jacet Josephus FLETCHER nuper de St. Pauli Cemeterii Armigeri Obiit duodecimo die Octobris Anno Tricesimo secundo aetatis suae Anno Salutis MDCCXXXII 

57. Mr William EVEREST of this parish died 23 August 1836 in his 51st year. Also Maria Everest relict of the above died 29 February 1840 in her 36th year. Erected by her children.

58. Mr William BRABAN of this parish died 19 June 1763 aged 65. Also Joanna Braban his wife died 11 September 1779 aged 68.

59. Mrs Eleanor BRABAN late of Marylebone, Middlesex, died 25 May 1808 aged 58.

60. Mrs Ann CARPENTER died 25 March 1796 aged 43.

61. Mr William BRABAN of this parish died 30 January 1789 aged 69. Also Elizabeth daughter of the above died 28 February 1766 aged 17. Also Mrs Mary Braban wife of the above William Braban died 2 June 1809 aged 83.

62. Mr Joseph MARSHALL late of Pall Mall, London, died 27 July 1795 aged 43.

63. Mrs Sarah MARSHAL wife of Joseph Marshal died 9 January 1823 in 66th year.

A large cross
64. Edward CRESY, architect, elder son of the late Edward Cresy of Holmsdale House in this Parish. He was 23 years an officer of the Metropolitan Board of Works. Died 13 October 1870 aged 45. Also Mary Louis Cresy his widow died 23 March 1888.

65. An altar tomb of red brick bearing coat of arms [drawing] - Here lyeth interred the body of Mr William LANE one of the Youman of the Gret Chamber to King Charles the Forst of Blessed Memory & to King Charles the second whoe departed this Life the 1st of December 1677 Aetatus Sue 62.

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66. Mrs Elizabeth TURNOR wife of Richard Turnor of Erith gent. deceased and only child of William Lane late of this parish gent. who was one of the Yeomen of the Great Chamber both to /King Charles the First and 2nd. / She died 11 August 1711 / aged 50 / Also Mr William Turnor / their younger son died 2 December 1730 / aged 19 years / Also Mrs Mary TASKER wife of / Mr John Tasker of Dartford / and younger daughter of the said / Richard and Elizabeth Turnor / died 13 December 1744 aged 54 / Also of John Tasker Esq. of / Francks in this parish died July 6th / 1796 aged 76. Also of Anne / relict of the above John Tasker Esq. / died 16 November 1814 aged 75.
On the North side - Also of Henry son of Henry / GALE Esq. and Mary his wife died 25 September 1795 aged 14. On the South side - Also of Mary daughter of Henry Gale / Esq. of Franks in this parish / and Mary his wife died July 9th 1794 aged 15 years.

67. Alice DRIVER late wife of Martin Driver of the parish of Dartford and daughter of John and Alice Lane of this parish who died 27 May 1768 aged 62. Also Sarah Lane died 26 August 1770 aged 61.

68. Alice LANE wife of John Lane died 13 December 1750 aged 68. John Lane, wheelwright, of this parish died 26 July 1754 aged 83.

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69. Burchell OUGHTON. Born 11 April 1835 died 8 July 1887. A loving tribute from Pupils and friends to a man greatly beloved.

70. Mr William GRETTILL of this parish died 1 April 1799 aged 73. Also Mrs Ann Grettill wife of the above died 7 November 1803 aged 90.

71. Thomas MILLER of this parish died 4 September 1756 aged 63.

The following are close against the East wall of the churchyard.

72. Amelia wife of Thomas MIDDLETON died 2 November 1885 aged 52.

73. Lilly MIDDLETON died 17 August 1880 aged 17 years 5 months.

74. Thomas MIDDLETON died 15 July 1880 aged 49.

75. Anne wife of Frederick MIDDLETON died 4 December 1881 aged 24.

76. Sarah BROOKER sister of Mary BELL died A.D. 1803 aged 23.

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77. Margaret wife of A.O. GREIG of Kirby Hall, Horton Kirby, died 30 January 1869 aged 44. Also Alexander Ochterlony Greig born 19 November 1809 died 15 December 1876. Also Margaret Blenheim Ochterlony THORNE daughter of the aforesaid Alexr. & Margaret Greig and wife of Augustus Thorne born 20 February 1847 died 26 February 1879.

78. Elizabeth wife of James PARKINSON died 12 February 1888 aged 56.

79. William BELL for 43 years clerk of this parish who died 20 May 1859 aged 87. Also Mary Bell his wife died 17 March 1834 aged 61. And 3 sons and 3 daughters children of the above.

80. Eliza wife of Samuel KITE of this parish died 18 September 1874 aged 58. Samuel son of the above who was drowned in the river Darenth 15 July 1852 aged 10. Also Caroline infant daughter of Charles and Caroline Kite, R.A. who died at Nusseerabad, Bombay, East Indies, 17 July 1872 aged 3 Months 18 days. Also Samuel Kite died at Wilmington 13 February 1879 aged 71. Erected by the surviving families.

Stones by the East wall of the chancel

81. John BANNISTER, gentleman, many years resident in this parish. Eldest son of Thomas Bannister, gent., formerly of Sittingbourne in this County, died 7 February 1813 aged 76.

82. Charlotte BANNISTER wife of John Bannister of this parish for 36 years died 16 December 1805 aged 60.

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83. Frances HAYES of Bolton 24 years a nurse in the family of W. TRISTRAM of St. Margaret's, Esq., died 26 March 1878 aged 60.

84. John STEDMAN, gent., late of Peckham, Surrey, died 8 August 1827 in his 73rd year. Also Elizabeth his wife died 12 May 1839 aged 82.

85. Jane HALL died 29 June 1872 aged 86. Servant 65 years in the family of John Joseph SKILBECK of Highbury and Pinden. Also Ann MILLER died 27 October 1878 nearly 50 years servant in the above family.

In the North side of the Churchyard beginning at the West and working Eastwards.

By the West Door -

86. Thomas NATT once Clerk of this Parish died 25 April 1704 aged 61.

87. Anne POWER widow of Tyrone Power who perished in the Steamship President in 1841. Born 5 June 1794 died 7 May 1876.

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88. In memory of / Maria wife of Rev George RASHLEIGH, Vicar of this Parish / died 18 November 1858 aged 68 / Also of the Rev George Rashleigh, M.A. / 55 years Vicar of this Parish and also 46 years / Rector of Lower Hardres in this County / who died 19 of February 1874 / in the 90th year of his age. 
   On the end - In memory of / James / youngest son of the / Rev H.B. Rashleigh /and Sara Maria his wife / Born July 29 1864 Died November 7 1870. (
George Burvill Rashleigh was a barrister, eldest son of the Rev. Henry Burvill Rashleigh, vicar of Horton Kirby (where several generations were incumbents) - he married in 1882 Ekith Louisa Mary Bligh, born 1853, eldest dau. of the 6th. Earl of Darnley. She died 1904, and he marr. secondly 1907 Isabella Mary dau. of Thos. Fred. Hill Alms of Coombury, Bodmin. He died in 1916. Geoff Copus 12-9-2007)
   On the other end - In memory of / Frances / eldest daughter of the / Rev. Peter Rashleigh / Rector of Southfleet / Died November 5 1859 / aged 77 years.

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89. James Charles HALE, M.A., Rector of Castle Camps, Cambs. Born 28 August 1840 died 22 December 1878.

90. Lothair WELLS son of W. & B. Wells died 30 January 1879 aged 3 weeks.

91. Henry FRIEND died 28 September 1878 aged 71.

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92. Mona, child of Leonard and Katherine Allen SHUTER died 15 June 1887 aged 4 years.

93. James HENRY died 27 March 1883 aged 23.

94. Edward TYLER died 23 February 1886 aged 52.

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95. Alfred BOOKER died 18 June 1889 aged 62.

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96. Jane Agnes Margaret, youngest daughter of Robert & Margaret HORSBURGH born 14 October 1877 died 6 April 1886.

97. Henry PEARCH died 1 November 1878 aged 34.

From here notes taken 26 July 1890 and some others seen and corrected. L.L.D.

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98. Mr Charles TATNER died February 19 1808 aged 79. Elizabeth Tatner widow of the above died February 28 1817 aged 73.

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99. Elizabeth Mary infant daughter of Alexander and Eliza HENDERSON died at South Darenth Sunday August 1 1886 aged 10 months. Robert infant son of the above died March 22 1890 aged 8 months, at South Darenth.

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100. Elizabeth Lane MUGGERIDGE born April 7 1829. Died December 27 1868. Also Easter Muggeridge died February 5 1881 aged 55.

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101. Ann VINK of this Parish died July 12 1858 aged 32.

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102. Mr John MUGGERIDGE of this Parish died September 27 1850 aged 55. Also Mary his wife died 2 March 1854 aged 54.

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103. Lydia wife of William MUGGERIDGE of this Parish and daughter of Robert and Mary RUSSELL of the same place, Yeoman, died 28 September 1791 aged 52. Also William Lane Muggeridge son of William and Ann Muggeridge and grandson of the above died 8 May 1799 aged 9 years. Also the above said William Muggeridge senior died 28 April 1801 aged 61. Also William Muggeridge of this Parish only son of the above died 30 November 1827 aged 63. Also Ann wife of the last named William Muggeridge died 30 November 1847 aged 83. Also George Muggeridge son of the above named William and Ann Muggeridge died January 15 1876 aged 72. On the South side -
Here are also the remains of four infant granddaughters of the above last named William Muggeridge viz Emma Wilks, Jane Lane Muggeridge, Mary Muggeridge and Joyce Muggeridge. On the North side - Mary De Bie relict of John De Bie and daughter of the above William and Ann Muggeridge died 11 December 1880 aged 82.

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104. Thomas PRICE of this parish died 26 March 1802 aged 23.

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105. David William ROGERS died April 1 1885 aged 6 years. Also Lillian Emily Rogers died March 29 1885 aged 1 year.

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106. Thomas WILLIAMS, gent. In his Profession of the Law distinguished by Zeal and Integrity and in his retirement by Piety, Humanity and Friendship. He died 9 December 1800 aged 76. Also Mrs Joyce Williams, relict of the above, died 12 April 1801 aged 89. Also in this Vault are deposited the remains of the Reverend Richard Williams (only surviving brother of the above named Thomas Williams) late of Christs College Cambridge A.M. Many years Vicar of this Parish and one of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace for this County. In discharging the duties of his Sacred Function he was correct and exemplary, as a Magistrate active and upright. He died 15 September 1801 aged 55. Likewise Mrs Sarah Williams Relict of the above Reverend Richard Williams. She died 1 July 1814 aged 67.

Headstone[with a drawing of a coat of arms]
107. Here lieth the Body of ye Reverend Mr William HOPKINS Late Vicar of this Parish who departed this Life ye 31st day of October 1742 Aged 68 years.

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108. Rosa Matilda VINK formerly of this Parish died June 8 1886 aged 57.

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109. Mrs Elizabeth ROGERS wife of Mr William Rogers of this Parish died 28 June 1824 aged 57. Also George son of the above died 14 February 1806 aged 2 years.

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110. Frank James husband of Ruth HOWARD died 15 May 1887 aged 34.

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111. Alice TREADWELL wife of James Treadwell died at Pinden Farm January 21 1875 aged 52, after a long and painful illness. Also Mary Ann daughter of the above died August 29 1872 aged 3 months.

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112. Marion eldest daughter of George and Elizabeth DRUNNOND born October 22 1865 died April 19 1888.

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113. Alfred Edwin SPANNER aged 15 years died May 27 1888. From his loving Mother.

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114. Emily wife of William WHIFFIN died August 12 1889 aged 21 years. Buried August 18.

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115. George HUNTLEY died February 7 1889 in his 53rd year.

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116. William HUNTLEY died 20 July 1884 aged 79.

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117. Hannah HUNTLEY died June 1855 aged 20 years. Also Nevill Huntley died August 12 1843 aged 3 years.

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18. T.W. 1834.

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119. Martin BARRAUD late of this Parish died 28 June 1832 in his 45th year.

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120. Nicholas RAY late of this Parish died November 6 1826 aged 74. Leaving 5 sons and 3 daughters. Also Hannah Susannah wife of Richard Ray died April 1 1844 aged 64. Joseph NICHOLSON died March 25 1845 aged 74. Also Philip Ray son of Nicholas Ray died March 30 1849 aged 69. Also James Nicholson youngest son of the above died August 12 1848 aged 38. Also Nicholas son of Nicholas Ray died July 3 1853 aged 72. Also James son of Nicholas Ray died August 8 1853 aged 66. Also Richard son of Nicholas Ray died February 22 1856 aged 79. Also Mary relict of Joseph Nicholson died March 16 1857 aged 79. Also John son of Nicholas Ray died March 3 1860 aged 74. Also Frederick Ray eldest son of Nicholas and Elizabeth Ray (late of Franks) died April l9 1867 aged 50. Also Elizabeth Ray widow of Nicholas Ray late of Franks in this Parish died March 30 1868 aged 76. Also Frank youngest son of the late Nicholas Ray of this Parish died March 9 1870 aged 37.

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121. Mary wife of Philip RAY of this Parish died January 5 1822 aged 36.

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122. William RAY died 30 October 1808 aged 34, leaving Hellen his wife and two children viz William and Hellen.

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123. Elizabeth wife of Johs RAY of this Parish died 30 August 1797 aged 48. Left issue one daughter - Mary.

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124. Sarah wife of Nicholas RAY of this Parish died March 9 1795 aged 45. Left issue 7 sons and 3 daughters viz William, Richard, Philip, Nicholas, Thomas, John, James, Sally, Mary and Letitia.

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125. Emma wife of Richard RAY of Camberwell Green, Surrey, died June 24 1869 aged 33.

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126. Frank Maidlow RAY, youngest son of Frank & Harriett Ray died August 17 1870 aged 15 months.

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127. Sarah widow of James RAY of this Parish died July 9 1877 in his [sic] 83rd year.

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128. Elizabeth wife of Philip RAY of this parish died April 11 1840 aged 53.

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129. Margaret Eliza, second daughter of Richard and Dinah Mary NICHOLSON died December 11 1855 aged 12 years.

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130. Mary Parfect DIVE died August 18 1848. (No age given)

Large monument with urn on the top -
131. The family vault of Josiah ROLLS, Esquire, Pennis House, Fawkham, Kent. A.D. 1862. On the North side - Josiah Robert Rolls, Esquire, Captain of H.M. 24th & late of H.M. 94th Regiments died at Pennis House, Fawkham, February 22 1862 aged 24.
On the West end - Eliza, 2nd daughter of Josiah Rolls, Esq., died March 17 1866 in her 37th year, wife of Edwin Richard BREMBRIDGE, Esquire, of South Darenth who also died on 1 December 1865. On the South side - Helen wife of Josiah Rolls of Pennis House, Fawkham, died 14 January 1870 in her 61st year. Josiah Rolls. esq., died at Athol House, Gravesend, 20 January 1880 aged 78.

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132. Mary Ann WOOD daughter of John and Ann Wood of Dartford, Kent, died 1 September 1843 in her 19th year. Also John Wood, brother of the above died September 11 1843 in his 16th year. Also Ann Wood wife of John Wood and mother of the above died 11 February 1851 in her 49th year.

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133. Beneath are the Infant Remains of Mary daughter of Captain WEBLEY (of the Royal Navy) died 26 August 1808 aged 5 months and 10 days.

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134. Richard Allen son of Richard and Mary RUSSELL born June 4 1881 died July 30 1884.

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135. William ACCLETON died September 26 1875 aged 63. Also John GREEN died August 19 1862 aged 23. Also William Accleton died August 30 1883 aged 63.

Head Cross
136. Edward CRESY of this Parish - an architect whose quick parts and unwearied industry might have placed him foremost among his fellows but life was to him a sea of troubles yet he found in the ardent and disinterested study of his profession a shield which the stings and arrows of outrageous fortune failed to pierce - he ceased working November 12 1858 aged 66. Also Eliza Cresy wife of the above died January 3 1877 aged 73 years 11 months.

Headstone of white marble
137. Theodore Grant CRESY, surgeon, younger son of Edward Crescy[sic] of this parish. Born at Paris February 25 1830 died at Gravesend February 14 1881.

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138. William THOMPSON of South Darenth died September 2 1878 aged 77.

Altar tomb - near the North East gate - 
139 Here lieth interred the Body of  W. KNIGHT of this Parish, Gent. who departed this Life March the 31 1771 aged 77 years Here lieth interred the Body of Mrs Jane Knight wife of William Knight of this Parish, Gent. who departed this Life November the 10 1770 aged 6(?0) years Also of John Knight, gent. Son of the above William and Jane Knight who departed this Life September the 9th 1780 aged 51 years.

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140. Thomas BICKNELL died 5 November 1851 aged 77. Mary his wife died February 11 1859 aged 99.

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141. Harriet wife of Mark BICKNELL of this Parish died 21 May 1856 aged 49. Also two of their children - William died September 9 1838, Mary died June 27 1849. Also of the above Mark Bicknell died 9 July 1869 aged 62. Also Mark Bicknell died February 20 1859 aged 21. Also Harriet Bicknell died December 3 1868 aged 33.

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142. Erected as a token of respect by his fellow-workmen at Dartford Creek Paper Mill. In memory of William MASTERS who died March 13 1871 aged 71. Also his wife Elizabeth died March 17 1871 aged 58.

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143. Thomas DOUST of this Parish died 11 October 1813 aged 72. Also Mrs Elizabeth Doust wife of the above died 5 October 1815 aged 74.

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144. Henry Joseph TAME born 29 May 1814 died 11 May 1888.

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145. Jane wife of Mr Philip SALT of this Parish died August 6 1854 aged 57. Also above Mr Philip Salt died January 26 1859 aged 54.

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146. Elizabeth Jane, daughter of James THOMAS and Jane Elizabeth PHILLIPS died November 8 1866 aged 16 months. Also Thomas Edward died August 6 1871 aged 3 years & 5 months.

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147. Elizabeth YOUNG died November 9 1860 aged 78. John Young husband of the above died May 26 1862 aged 79. Mary daughter of the above died April 7 1872 aged 47. Also James Young died June 1 1886 aged 70.

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148. Valentine H. WILLIAMS of the Home for Little Boys died August 19 1874 aged 51.

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149. Thomas FEILDER died 24 April 1771 aged 82. Also Rebecca wife of Thomas Feilder died June 23 1773 aged 80.

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150. Here Lieth Interred the Body of Mrs Mary TABOUR wife of Mr Edmond Tabour, Daughter of Thomas and Margaret JESTES who Departed this Life 14th January 1747 (rest under grass)

The end of Horton Kirby Churchyard  Leland L. Duncan July 1890          

I N D E X of Names and Places
                                                                                                      
compiled by Zena Bamping

Name Index
Accleton, 135
Allchin, 2, 3
Arkett, 23
Bannister, 81, 82
Barraud, 119
Bassett, 25
Bell, 76, 79.
Betts, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19
Bicknell, 52, 140, 141.
Bingham, 24
Booker, 95
Braban, 58, 59, 61
Brembridge, 131
Brooker, 76
Burchell, 46
Castle, 42
Carpenter, 60
Colyer, 8, 38
Cresy, 64, 136, 137
Davige, 53, 54
Denholm, 14.
Be Bie, 103
S.D., 9
Digby, 52
Driver, 67
Dixon, 27
Dive, 130
Doust, 143
Drummond, 112
Elcombe, 22

Everest, 57
Fielder, 149
Fletcher, 56
Friend, 91
Gale, 66
Green, 135
Greig, 77
Grettill, 70
Hacket, 49.
Hale, 89
Hall, 16, 20, 21, 25, 85
Hainsworth, 42
Harris, 15
Hayes, 83
Henderson, 99
Henry, 93
Hickson, 3
Hopkins, 25, 107
Horsburgh, 96
Hunt, 29
Howard, 110
Huntley, 115, 116, 117
F.A.J., 4
Jestes, 150
Johnson, 50, 51
Killick, 1, 42
Kite, 80
Knight, 39, 139
Lane, 46, 47, 65, 66, 67, 68
Lewis, 40
Loat, 34
Masters, 142
Marshall, 62, 63
Martin, 8
Mason, 37
Meopham, 24
Miller, 71, 85
Middleton, 72, 73, 74, 75
Muggeridge,48,50,100,102,103
Natt, 86
Nicholson, 120, 129
Oughton, 69
Pearch, 97
Parker, 13
Parkinson, 78
Penury, 28
Phillips, 146
Pink, 43, 44, 45
Plumb, 6, 7
Pope, 42
Power, 87
Price, 104
Rashleigh, 88
Ray, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124,
   125, 126, 127, 128
Robins, 42
Rogers, 105, 109
Ross, 5.
Russell, 10, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 103, 134
Rolls, 131
Salt, 145
Shuter, 92
Skilbeck, 85
Simmonds, 51
Spanner, 113
Stedman, 84
Stewart, 36
Tabour, 150
Tame, 144
Tasker, 66
Tatner, 98
Thorne, 77
Thompson, 138
Treadwell, 41, 111
Tristram, 83
Turnor, 66
Tyler, 94
Vink, 101, 108
T.W., 118
Webley, 133
Wells, 90
Weller, 55
Welch, 26
Wittner, 42
Wilks, 103
Williams, 106, 148
Whiffin, 114
Wood, 10, 132
Young, 147
Places Index
Bolton, 83.
Bombay, 80.
Camberwell Green,Surrey, 125.
Castle Camps, Cambs., 89.
Chelsham, Surrey, 10.
Christ's College, Cambs.,106
Darenth, 30.
Dartford, 34, 66, 67, 142.
East Greenwich, 25, 50.
St. Margaret's, 83.
Wilmington, 80.Eirth, 66.
Franks, 66.
Gravesend, 131, 137.
Holmsdale House, 64.
Kirby Hall, 77.
Langley, Bucks., 34.
London, 34, 46.
Lower Hardres, 88.
Marylebone, Middx., 59.
Milton Next Gravesend, 36.
Pall Mall, London, 62.
Paris, France, 137.
Pennis House, 
       Fawkham, 131.
Petham Court, 34.
Pinden Farm, 111.
Plumstead, 34.
Sanderstead, Surrey, 10, 32, 43.
Sittingbourne, 81.
South Darenth, 14, 99, 131, 138.
Southfleet, 88.

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