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                    Some Monumental Inscriptions of Ightham Church,  Noted by Leland L. Duncan June 1920
                                                                                Typed up by Ted Connell, checked by Frank & Zena Bamping

Leland Duncan's pencil sketch plan (80KB) of location of gravestones in Ightham Churchyard

North side of the church
1. Thomas STAPLES died 29 January 1797 aged 66 years. Elizabeth wife of Thomas Staples died 25 November 1794 aged 63 years. Also three sons, Thomas died 3 September 1767 age 3 years. Richard 10 February 1794 age 19 years. John 17 October 1796 aged 28 years. Also Sarah wife of John BARO(?)TON late of Tonbridge daughter of above died 27 June 1818 aged 46 years.

2. Thomas MARTIN of this Parish died 17 August 1785 aged 59 years.

3. William Brown of this parish died 22 January 1815 aged 38 years.

4. Small cross: Elizabeth DIPROSE died 3 December 1861 aged 74 years.

5. Coped cross: Caroline GREGORY relict of N. Gregory Captain R.N. died 15 August 1861 aged 87 years.

6. Tomb with coped top with shield, a lion passant holding in his right paw a cross staff. On a chief nebulee a cross (pattee). Inscription: Here is deposited Captain James Iverson BAILEY of Chesterfield House, Tonbridge (sic) Wells in this County who died 21 March 1869 aged 85 years. Also Anne his wife who died 12 May 1866 aged 63 years R.I.P. In peace in Christ here is deposited Lavinia, wife of the Rev. James Sandford BAILEY M.A. of Ightham Place and daughter of Demetrius GREVISJAMES Esq. J.P. of Ightham Court. She died 10 February 1875. below are six shields. 1. As on coped top. 2. As on coped top with shield of pretence. Quarterly per fess invected counterchanged ermine and . 3. As shield of pretence. 4 Quarterly 1 & 4 as shield on coped top. 2 & 3 as shield of pretence. 5.

7. Selenar Wooldridge RICHARDS born 4 August 1831, died 4 Januay 1877. Erected by her mother. Also William Cornelius Richards son of above born 1 January 1877 died 2 January 1877. Also Elizabeth ASHBY died 17 July 1855. Also John Ashby died 6 October 1859.

East of Main Chancel.
8.. Elizabeth, wife of George WRIGHT of this Parish died 16 January 1834 aged 59 years. Above George Wright died 11 June 1854 aged 83 years. Elizabeth, his second wife, died 5 January 1878 aged 80 years.

9. Mary, wife of Thomas HILLS of West Malling died 27 May 1826 aged 27 years. Thomas son of above born 1 May 1826 died 19 December 1826.

10. Samuel BATES of this Parish died 7 June 1828 aged 76 years. Left issue one daughter, Sarah. Also Elizabeth, wife of above Samuel Bates died 5 January 1836 aged 81 years.

11. George WRIGHT died 2 May 1873 aged 73 years. Susannah his wife died 21 April 1855 aged 61 years.

12. Altar Tomb: Top William WRIGHT of this Parish died 18 January 1811 aged 77 years. Sarah, his wife died 1 March 1802 aged 68 years. William son of above died 14 September 1804 aged 48 years. Dinah, daughter of above William and Sarah Wright and wife of Richard COPPER of this Parish died 5 December 1804 aged 41 years. Also above Richard Copper died 8 September 1807 aged 52 years. North Side: Also William Copper died 8 April 1807 aged 25 years. Also Richard Copper died 8 April 1807 aged ?26 years. Also John Copper died ????aged ??? (son) (Parish Register: John Copper buried 27 July 1811 F&Z.B) East End: Harriot Susannah CRITTLE died 22 June 1842 17 years 7 months.
West end: Jane Elizabeth, wife of William Wright died _ _ _ 2 aged _ _ (?son)

13. Mary, daughter of William and Sarah WRIGHT of this Parish. She died 4 April 17(?8)7 aged (?18) years.

14. Harriett wife of Charles HENDERSON died 14 May 1862 aged 61 years. Charles Fallows Henderson died 8 October 1889 in 80th year. Caroline Grice OUTRIDGE daughter of above died 27 August 1874 aged 41 years.

15. Mr John REED cloth drawer of St Clements Dean [Dane], London. He died 24 August 1733 aged 45 years. Mrs Anne, wife of Mr John Reed cloth drawer of St Clements Deanes, London, daughter of Thomas and Ann TOMOSON of this Parish died 21 (or7) April 1728 in her 38th year. (Parish Register: buried 24 April F&Z.B)

16. Ann wife of Thomas CHAPMAN died 29 May 1867 age 79 years. Also Thomas Chapman died 2 August 1883 age 92 years. He served in the 7th Regiment of Royal Fusiliers under the Great Duke of Wellington at Albuera, when he was wounded, and at Salamanca, Vittoria, and the Pyrrenes also in America.

17. John BERRY died ?15 April 1798 aged 56 years. (Parish Register: John son of John and Mary Berry buried 20 April aged 16 years. F&Z.B)

18. William CARTER of this Parish died the 1 January 1755 in his 55th year. Also his son William Carter (included below) who died 5 November 1813 in his 75th year. He left issue one son and one daughter William and Mary.

19. Her lieth the body of Richard SISLY who died 25 March 1697 aged 61 years. Elizabeth, his wife died 15 December 1716 aged 62 years.

20. Low altar Mrs Mary CRESER late of this Parish died 17 February 1802 aged 80 years.

21. Low tomb: Mr Edward HAYNES late of this Parish died _ December 17[?85] aged _ years. Also Mrs Mary MAURICE late of this Parish died _ January 179(?0) aged 7_ years. (Burial Register: 15 January 1790 MORRIS mother of Mrs Haynes F&Z B) Also Mrs Martha Haynes, wife of the above Mr Edward Haynes died 1 November 1810 aged 65 years.

22. Tomb in rails. The Rev. George BYTHESEA M.A. late Rector of this Parish died 11(?)December 1800 aged 35 years. (Burial Register: buried 22 December F&Z B) Also Mrs Katherine Bythesea daughter of the Rev. Thomas COBB Rector of Upper Hardes and Stelling relict of William Bythesea Esq. and mother of the above named. Rev. George Bythesea who died 1 December 1807 aged 70 years. Also George Kemp Bythesea the only child of the Rev. George and Ann his wife died 6 June 1809 aged 9 years. Cecilia daughter of Katherine and wife of Lieutenant Charles BROME, Royal Navy died 30 November 1826 and who while living was a great blessing to all around her. Also the above Charles Brome Esq. Lieutenant Royal Navy died 6 April 1830 in his 80th year.

23. Mary Ann third daughter of James and Elizabeth ATKINSON of this Parish died 20 Februay 1794 aged 3 years.

24. John COGGER of this Parish 3 April 1766 aged 46 years. Also William Cogger of the Parish of Seale died 12 May 1767 age 38 years.

25. Reuben BALDWIN died 6 April 1763 in his 6th year.

26. Large Altar Tomb. Top: Here lies the body of Maxfield HODSOLL late of Plaxtol, a good husband, master etc., died 3 November 1735 in his 49th year. Left issue 3 sons, Maxfield, Edmund and viz Urbane. Mr Maxfield Hodsoll Junior died 5 November 1754 in his 36 year. Mrs Isabella Hodsoll, wife of Mr Maxfield Hodsoll died 19 February 1755 aged 62 years. South side: Edmund second son of Maxfield a tender youth and dutyfull son. He lamented the death of his father and dyed soon after him on 7 January 1735 in his 15th year and was buried in the same grave with his father. North side: Also the body of Urbane Hodsoll who died 8 September 1745 aged 22 years. (four lines of verse) West side: To whose happy memories the right sorrow fall. idow and mother erected this tomb. East side: Consider all you standers by as you are now so was my dear child and I etc. Above are Arms wavy fess between three wells (the Hodsoll coat of Arms)

27. Stephen BALDWIN, son of Stephen and Elizabeth, his wife (sic) died 10 June 1775 in his 7th years.

28. Here lieth the body of Maxfield? HODSOLL of Wrotham senior who died September in the year of our Lord 1712 at the age of 66 years. Here lieth the wife of Maxfield Hodsoll (no name) who died 11 May 1728 aged 87 years.

28A. Two footstones: M.B.1773, H.B. 1764, 1772 .

29. Coped cross: Roger BIRD B.D. Rector of this Parish 9 years, born 14 October 1799, died 26 September 1866. On a brass plate: Also Lucy his wife born 8 February 1805 died 19 November 1871.

30. William CRISP of this Parish died 1 June 1848 aged 26 years.

31. Thomas WINGATE died 31 March 1810 age 69 years. Left surving Sarah his wife and one daughter Sarah. Also Mrs Sarah Wingate died 30 April 1820 age 77 years. On the other side: Sarah Wingate daughter of Thomas and Sarah Wingate died 28 December 1825 aged 43 years.

32. Mr John TOMLYN of this Parish yeoman late of Yaldham in Wrotham died 1 December 1762 aged 62 years. Also Mrs Sarah wife of John Tomlyn died _ _ _ 1779 aged _ _ (under grass)

33. Here lieth the body of Elizabeth BEESWICK, wife of Thomas HARTNUP died 16 November 1728 aged [6]2.

34. Alice wife of Thomas SAYER died 21 April 1673 aged 60 years.

35. Brick Altar tomb with stone top: William BATT died 13 March 1790 aged 48 years Also three children of above William and Nancy Batt. William Robert died 1 June 1776 aged 2 years. Robert died 10 September 1779 aged 7 months 3 days. Sarah died 10 October 1781 age 4 years 10 days. Also Robert and Frances Batt brothers of the above William Batt. Robert died 25 October 1783 aged 73 years. Francis died 12 November 1788 aged 69 years. Also Nancy wife of above William Batt died 12 March 1794 aged 41 years.

36. Edward BATT late of this Parish died 20 October 1750 aged 67 years. Francis wife of Edward Batt died 26 April 1732 aged 40 years. She left issue 4 sons and 2 daughters. Edward, Robert, Mary, Elizabeth, Francis and John.

37. Elizabeth BATT second wife of Mr Robert Batt of this Parish died 24 November 1773 aged 44 years.

38. is the footstone of 36.

39. Henry COUCHMAN of this Parish died 10 December 1771 aged 54 years. Sarah his wife died 21 June 1763 aged 50 years. Left issue Henry, Thomas, Sarah, Elizabeth and Mary.

40. William COUCHMAN of this Parish died 21 September 1781 aged 66 years. Elizabeth Couchman his wife died 22 March 1799 aged 84 years. John, son of William and Elizabeth Couchman died 1762 aged 21 years.

41. Large Altar Tomb. Top: Thomas TAYLOR of Berengrove in the Parish of Rainham in this County and Mary Taylor of the Warren. He died 7 August 1839 in his 68th year. Leaving issue one daughter Elizabeth who married William WALTER of Gore in the Parish of Upchurch. Also Betsy wife of the above Thomas Taylor died 8 April 1864 aged 79 years. Also George PRENTIS of Maidstone died 1 February 1883 aged 83 years.
North side: Eleanor Taylor wife of Mr William Taylor of this Parish died 12 September 1832 aged 57 years. Also Mr William Taylor of the Warren died 28 September 1842 aged 75 years.
South side: Mary wife of John Taylor of this Parish died 14 February 1807 aged 70 years. Also above John Taylor died 29 July 1813 aged 75 years.
East end; Mary Anne wife of George PRENTIS of Maidstone and daughter of William and Eleanor Taylor of the Warren died 14 April 1832 aged 24 years.
West end: Elizabeth Taylor daughter of William and Eleanor Taylor of Crowhurst in the Parish of Wrotham died 8 November 1811 in her 8th year.

42. Mary WILDER died 2 October 174_ aged 80 years. (Burial Register: 12 December 1742 Mary Wilder from Court Lodge buried F&Z B)

43. John BRIGDEN died 14 August 1730 age 71 years.

44. Mary wife of Nicholas * _ _ _ ICH of Ryash died the _th January 1708 aged 26 years. Also of 2 children buried with her. (* 2 or 3 letters at most)

45. Ann EDWARDS daughter of Thomas and Mary Edwards of this Parish died 30 September 1801 aged 21 years. Also Sarah daughter of above Thomas and Mary Edwards and wife of Robert HARDS? she died 22 August 1810 aged 35 years. Also 2 children of Robert and Sarah Hards who died in infancy.

46. Thomas EDWARDS of this Parish died 27 April 1815 aged 76 years. Mary his wife died 13 February 1835 aged 87 years. Left issue surviving 2 daughters Lelitia and Elizabeth.

47. Ann wife of James BATT of this Parish died 30 April 1797 aged 27 years. Sarah their daughter died 17 January 1797 aged 8 months. Also above James Batt died 19 August 1823 aged 53 years. Left issue 2 sons and 2 daughters William Robert, James, Mary and Ann.

48. James BATT of this Parish died 1 August 1776 aged 30 years. Mary his wife died 7 January 1786 aged 47 years. Left issue 1 son and 2 daughters James, Mary and Sarah.

49. William, son of William and Elizabeth TAYLOR died 19 May 1780 in his fourth year.

50. Mr William TAYLOR of this Parish, yeoman died 8 April 1777 aged (?65) years. Elizabeth his wife died 1 February 1795 aged 92.

51. George PAWLEY, late of Ivy Hatch of this Parish died 25 January 1762 aged 56 years. Also Sarah wife of George Pawley died 4 August 1761 aged 49 years. They had issue one son and 2 daughters George, Sarah and Mary.

52. Thomas STREETON junior died 25 August 1799 aged 39 years. Alice Streeton his wife died 27 April 1843 aged 81 years.

53. Thomas STREETON late of Ivyhatch of this Parish died 6 February 1812 aged 83 years. Ann Streeton, wife of Thomas Streeton died 30 September 1781 aged 55 years.

54. Mr Edward WELCH late of Borough Green in the Parish of Wrotham, millwright died 30 May 1803 aged 78 years.

55. Sarah CARTER late of Ivyhatch of this Parish died 2 February 1818 aged 66 years. Also Mary Carter sister of above died 20 September 1791 aged 41 years.

56. Sarah, wife of Richard LAWRENCE and daughter of James and Mary BATT died 11 June 1805 aged 29 years. Also James their son died and was buried on the right of his mother aged 11 months. Left issue one son and three daughters, Richard, Sarah, Ann and Mary.

57. Mary, wife of Edward GOODENOUGH of this Parish died 26 July 1816 aged 69 years. Also above Edward Goodenough died 9 April 1818 aged 80 years. Left issue one son and two daughters viz Elizabeth, Thomas and Rebecca. Also above Rebecca wife of George TRENCH died 7 January 1834 aged 56 years.

58. In memory of I N _ _ HAKCETT? Cath _ _ _ B _ _ _ I _ H? (Burial Register: 18 October 1739 Ellin daughter of James and Elizabeth HACKERS buried F&Z B)

59. John HACKET son of Mr John Hacket late of this Parish died 19 July 1799 aged 35 years.

60. Mrs Ann MARSHALL wife of Mr John Marshall of the Parish of St George, Bloomsbury, London died 2 June 1790 aged 57 years. Also the above Mr John Marshall died 3 September 1810 aged 64 years.

61. Large Altar Tomb: Top: Elizabeth, wife of George WILMOT, daughter of Clement and Mary TAYLOR died 2 January 1823 aged 44 years. Also the above George Wilmot of Shoreham, Kent, 5th son of William Wilmot and Elizabeth his wife of Sundridge, Kent who died 1 September 1839 aged 6(3?) years Also William Taylor their son, late of Gillingham died 11 January 1836 aged 53 years. Also Rimmelion wife of Richard ROUND Esq. of Stonepitts in the Parish of Seale, Kent and daughter of the above named Clement and Mary Taylor died 22 September 1837 aged 60 years. Left issue 5? daughters Mary, Rimmelion, Sarah, Elizabeth Taylor. Rimmelion and Margaretta Susanna. Also the above Richard Round Esq died 28 November 18_9 aged 68 years. North side: Mary, wife of Clement TAYLOR, late of Linton Lodge died 25 February 1830 aged 77 years. South side: Elizabeth Taylor of Linton Lodge in this County died 6 February 1813 aged 65 years. East end: Ann relict of William Taylor of Gillingham died 21 January 1838 aged 56 years. West end: Clement, son of Clement and Mary Taylor died 22 June 1811 aged 22 years.

62. Elizabeth PEW of this Parish died 9 April 1834 aged 82 years. Left issue one daughter, Ann. Also Mary Ann WIGZELL died 8 January 1825 aged 12 years and Richard Wigzell died 11 May 1829 aged 11 years.

63. Elizabeth, wife of John AUSTIN of the Parish of Wrotham died 19 July 1839 aged 22 years. Also John KING died 11 June 1811 aged 61 years. Also Francis wife of above died 29 September 1859 aged 70 years. Also William son of above died 14 October 1839 aged 4 months.

64. A small stone marker: DEANE no dates.

65. William STREETER late of this Parish died 20 October 1837 aged 55 years. Amelia his wife died 29 October 1826 aged 47 years and two infant children. Left surviving 4 sons and 1 daughter. Also George Streeter eldest son of above died 9 January 1855 aged 48 years at ?Cambridge.?

66. Elizabeth wife of Mr Benjamin HARRISON and daughter of the late Mr Edward BRIGGS died 31 January 1867 aged 66 years. Also Kate Mary, daughter of William Stephen and Elizabeth TOMKIN and grandchild of above died 21 March 1868 aged 18 months.

67. Edward BIGGS died 3 April 1849 aged 74 years. Mary his wife died 8 August 1855 aged 87 years.

68. Large stone in rails: Thomas DEANE died 12 March 1832 aged 49 years. Left a widow, one son one daughter. Elizabeth Deane relict of above died 28 January 1850 aged 63 years. Thomas Deane died 17 March 1863 aged 43 years. Anne Deane died 1 March 1909 aged 84 years.

69. A footstone: J.H. 1776

70. George GARDNER of this Parish died 10 June 1786 aged 73 years. Sarah his wife died 23 September 1800 aged 80 years.

71. Tabitha, wife of John USHERWOOD died 9 March 1859 aged 45 years.

72. William HOW of this Parish died 10 November 1764 aged 74 years. Ann his wife died 26 September 1764 aged 61 years. Left issue 2 sons and 1 daughter William, John and Elizabeth..

73. Coped stone: Augustus SELBY, son of William Coleman and Arabella Selby died 20 May 1871 aged 27 years.

74. James PINDAR for 13 years a trustworthy servant in the family of the late Charles John BIGGE Esq. of Linden died at The Mote, Ightham 21 May 1847 aged 36 years.

75. Ann wife of Henry KNIGHT of this Parish died 17 November 1845 aged 72 years. Above Henry Knight died 28 February 1861 aged 89 years. Erected by their son Thomas Knight.

76. Ann WIGHTWICK died 11 April 1867 aged 51 years. William Wightwick died 2 April 1874 aged 62 years.

77. William CATT died 9 October 1738 aged 57 years. Mary his wife who died . . . . (under grass)

78. John MEDHURST of this Parish died 16 July 1756 in his 46th year. He left issue by Mary his wife one son and two daughters viz John, Elizabeth and Mary.

79. Mary, wife of William STONE of this Parish died 10 April 1780 aged 34 years. Also William, son of above died 22 January 1783 aged 8 years.

80. Sarah SUMMERS wife of George Summers of this Parish died 7 December 1858 aged 67 years.

81. Mary, daughter of Henry and Mary BARTHOLOMEW died 24 January 1761 aged 13 months.

82. Mary, wife of Edmund NASH late of Bewlay in this Parish died 24 April 1785 aged 70 years. Also above Edmund Nash died 23 March 1797 aged 69 years.

83. Frances, wife of John HARDS died 16 December 1801 aged 67 years. Also John Hards died 12 July 1805 aged 75 years. Left issue 2 sons and 2 daughters, John, Robert, Jane and Ann.

84. John HARDS of this Parish died 10 November 1819 aged 52 years. Left issue by Ann his wife one daughter, Ann. Also John, son of above John and Ann Hards died 28 December 1804 aged 4 months.

85. John BOTTING of this Parish died 22 March 1830 aged 80 years. Also Ann his wife died 2 February 1836 aged 84 years.

86. Elizabeth, wife of Edward DUTNALL of this Parish died 21 January 1757 aged 33 years. Left issue one son, John.
87. Edward DUTNALL died 20 April 1767 aged 59 years. Left issue one son, John.

88. Elizabeth, second wife of William TAYLOR late of this Parish died 25 September 1747 aged 69 years. She left issue one son and one daughter viz, Thomas and Mary. The text of a sermon preached at her funeral was Job chapter 3 verse 17. There the wicked cease from troubling and there the weary are at Rest.

89. William TAYLOR of this Parish died 9 July 1746 aged 73 years. Jane his wife, and daughter of John W _ _ _ _ _ of Wrotham died 3 August 1718 aged 3 _ (?3 or5) years.

90. William TAYLER of Itham (Ightham) died 6 May 1717 aged 70 years. Left issue 3 sons and 1 daughter, William, George, John and Elizabeth. Also Jane his wife died 5 May 1717 aged 71 years.

91. John TAYLOR of this Parish died 4 November 1771 aged 55 years. Elizabeth Taylor his wife died 4 May 1805 aged 83 years. William Taylor son of above died May 1789 aged 25 years. Ann Taylor, daughter of above died 1795 aged 42 years. Mary SEAMARK daughter of above died 12 July 1837 aged 79 years.

92. Jane MOYCE daughter of Nicklas and Elizabeth Moyce of West Peckham died 3 April 1703 aged 10 years and 9 months.

93. Mary EGLINGTON of this Parish died 6 April 1867 aged 37 years.

94. John JULL yeoman of this Parish died 18 March 1760 aged 60 years. Ann his wife died 27 December 1802 aged 91 years. Left issue I son and 2 daughters, John, Elizabeth and Ann. Near this place lies Mary, daughter of John and Ann Jull who died 20 May 1750 aged 18 years.

95. Mary, daughter of John and Mary Jull of Wrotham born 21 May 1768, died 23 November 1783.

96. William, son of John and Mary Jull born 21 May 1772, died 22 September 1795.

97. George, son of John and Mary Jull of the Parish of Wrotham died 2 September 1802 aged 23 years. Also James the son, who died 14 November 1802 aged 25 years.

98. Mary, wife of John JULL died 31 January 1808 aged 67 years. Also John Jull died 30 November 1821 aged 81 years. Footstones: J. J., M. J.

99. Mr John DUTNALL of this Parish died 9 March 1839 aged 86 years. Jane, wife of Mr John Dutnall died 30 March 1833 aged 76 years. Also Ellenor, wife of John WEBB daughter of of above died 3 June 1829 aged 34 leaving issue 5 sons and 3 daughters, John, Edward, William, Frederick, George, Mary, Caroline and Elizabeth.

100. William SANDS of this Parish died 24 March 1827 aged 72 years. Elizabeth his wife died 23 March 1823 aged 52 years and of three children that died in infancy. Left issue one daughter, Elizabeth.

101. Matthew HOWLAND died 4 July 1783 aged 43 years.

102. Mary Edwards SUMMERS daughter of William and Ann Summers died 8 December 1856 aged 15 years. Also William Summers died 27 October 1864 aged 68 years. Ann Summers wife of above died 2 October 1865 aged 64 years.

103. Low Altar Tomb opposite Porch: Here lyeth ye body of M a _ _ _ ED_ _ _D _ _ _ dd _ who died _ _ _ _ 1712 aged (?51) years. Also th_ _ _ _ _ Ann Edmo _ _ _ _ D _ u _ l _ _ who died J _ _ _ _ _ 171(?4) aged _ _ y _ _ _ _ Also [?Mary] d _ _ _ t her granddaughter who died _ _ July 1714 aged 1 _ years. Also the body of Robert Edm _ _ ds _ _ son who died _ _ _ _ _ _ 2 1720 aged _ 0 years [?60] Also the body of Edmonds her son who died 11 January 1722 aged 62 years. Also Eliz _ _ _ _ Th _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ who dyed _ _ _ _ _ _ 17[?35] aged _ _ (Burial Register: Ann Edmeads 2 July 1714, Mary Edmeads 12 July 1714, Robert Edmeads 1 September 1722, Thomas Edmeads 16 January 1722/3 F&Z B)

104. Body of M _ _ _ _ EDMEADS daughter of Jo _ _ _ _ _ Mary Ed _ _ _ _ who departed? December _ _ _ _
Footstone, broken M 1728. (Burial Register: Mary Edmeads buried 7 December 1728 F&Z B)

105. John EDMEADS of this Parish died 29 March 1746 aged 81 years. Also Mary his wife died 30 November 1745 aged 80 years.

106. Charlotte CHILDREN wife of George Children of Seal Chart in this County, died 3 July 1847 aged 59 years. Above George Children died 30 June 1874 aged 90 years. Also Ann Children daughter of George and Charlotte Children died 11 November 1844 aged 32 years.

107. John TAYLOR died 30 December 1742 aged 58 years. Hannah his wife died 22 April 1754 aged 69 years. Left issue 5 sons and 4 daughters viz William, John, Jane, Clement, Thomas, Hannah, Ann, Sarah and Elizabeth.

108. Ann wife of James RANDALL died 2 June 1737 aged 29 years. She had issue 2 sons and 1 daughter, James, Elizabeth and Thomas.

109. Thomas, son of William and Elizabeth MORRIS of this Parish died 12 March 1795 aged 25 years.

110. Sundial 1669 In Publicum Assignandum Robert CUTBUSH fecit

111. Large Altar Tomb In a vault beneath? are buried the remains of Clement TAYLOR late of Boxley died 26 June 1776 age 58 years. Also Sarah his wife died 6 February 1796 aged 75 years. Left surviving issue 5 sons and 4 daughters viz Clement, John, Thomas, George, Liberty, Elizabeth, Eleanor and Charlotte. East end: In memory of 2 sons and 2 daughters of Clement and Sarah Taylor William died 1745, Hannah died 1757, Ann died 1765, James died August ?1787.
West end: Jane wife of George Taylor died 20 February 1791 age 24 years.

112. Elizabeth SUMMERS daughter of Richard and Mary Summers of this Parish died 29 June 1811 aged 21 years. Ann daughter of Richard and Mary Summers died 25 July 1812 aged 14 years.

113. Richard SUMMERS of this Parish died 28 November 1819 aged 65 years. Mary his wife died 18 July 1853 aged 89 years. Left issue 4 sons, Richard, George, William and John.

114. Richard SUMMERS of this Parish died 26 February 1858 aged 66 years. Left issue 1 son and 1 daughter, Richard and Elizabeth.

115. John RISTS of this Parish died 8 August 1804 aged 82 years. Also near, two daughters of the said John Rifte who died before him.

116. John BELLCHAMBERS died 17 November 1838 aged 60 years. Sarah his wife 19 January 1860 aged 82 years.

117. Monins HOLLINGBERY Esq. late Commander of the Royal Navy died 25 April 1828 aged 74 years.

118. Altar Tomb: Top James BATT died 14 January 1871 aged 77 years. Eleanor Batt widow of above died 18 September 1875 aged 79 years. North side: Mr George Batt of this Parish died 29 May 1819 aged 82 years. Stephen son of Stephen and Ann JOHNSON of this Parish Sundridge Kent died 25 May 1820 aged 4 weeks. East end: Stephen Johnson late of Tunbridge died 23 November 1850 aged 66 years. South side: Ann wife of Stephen Johnson of the Parish of Sundridge died 30 April 1823 aged 28 years. William Thomas Batt son of
William Robert Batt and Sarah Batt his wife, died 4 October 1822 aged 2 years and 7 months.West end: blank

119. Mr Peter CROSBY of the Parish of Wrotham died 16 July 1831 aged 71 years. Mrs Elizabeth Crosby his wife died 18 January 1831 aged 70 years. Left issue 3 sons, William, Peter James and Thomas (sic).

120. John DIPROSE of this Parish died 6 March 1810 aged 79 years. Mildred Diprose his wife died 16 May 1825 aged 89 years. Fanny, daughter of John and Mildred Diprose died 23 October 1780 aged 4 years.

121. Marcia daughter of _ _ _ m and Mar _ _ L _ _ AWS (?Laws) died ?29 December 179(?4) aged 5 years and 6 months. (Burial Register: Maria LAWS buried 3 January 1795 F&Z B)

122. James DURRANT died 9 July 1856 aged 75 years. Mary his wife died 4 September 1873 aged 88 years.

123. Charlotte MORGAN of Oldbury in this Parish died 24 September 1861 age 61 years. Also William Morgan of Oldbury in this Parish 1 July 1881 age 80 years.

124. Emma JOLLY of Oldbury of this Parish born 23 October 1835, died 1 November 1911.

125. George MORGAN late of Oldbury Hill of this Parish died 25 June 1864 aged 72 years. Elizabeth his wife died 6 February 1851 aged 58 years, buried in Kensal Green Cemetery.

126. Robert GIBBONS of this Parish died 14 December 1844 aged 49 years. Louisa his wife died 15 November 1851 aged 59 years. Louisa Gibbons eldest daughter of above died 25 June 1864 aged 45 years. Richard son of above died 5 April 1833 aged 13 months.

127. James TEMPLER died 5 June 1858 aged 65 years. Elizabeth his wife died 18 January 1865 aged 80 years.

128. Jane wife of John FRIMCHAM of this Parish died 17 February 1801 aged 62 years. Left issue 2 sons and 4 daughters.

129. Elizabeth daughter of Richard and Barbara WATERS of this Parish and wife of Samuel EAGLESTONE died 13 April 1810 aged 22 years. Left issue James Eaglestone.

130. Elizabeth wife of Charles AUSTEN died 23 August 1807 aged 35 years. Charles Rogers Austen died 10 April 1860 aged 90 years. Also Elizabeth their daughter died 1 July 1801 aged 5 years. Left issue 2 sons and 1 daughter, Ann, William and Charles. Also Jane their daughter died 4 January 1815 aged 17 months.

131. Mr Thomas ROBERTS died 16 December 1835 aged 58 years.

132. James TAYLOR of this Parish died 21 June 1832 aged 60 years. Mary Taylor his wife died 7 April 1858 aged 84 years. William Taylor son of above died 15 November 1833 aged 29 years. Mary Ann Taylor daughter of above died 2 December 1835 aged 36.

133. Opposite Church Tower: Mr James TAYLOR of this Parish died 26 July 1845 aged 49 years. Elizabeth his wife died 1 September 1870 aged 78 years.

134. Constantine SELBY 4th son of William Coleman and Arabella Selby died 2 May 1874 aged 32 years. Arabella Selby mother of above died 11 August 1876 aged 74 years.

The remaining stones are in the newer part mostly 1890 onwards, a few earlier stones: seemed to have been moved c 1868.

135. John Thomas ISMAY of this Parish died 15 October 1869 aged 25 years. Mary wife of George Ismay died 9 March 1879 aged 76 years. Above George Ismay died 19 December 1889 aged 85 years.

136. John SUMMERS died 2 May 1878 aged 76 years. Anne his wife died 6 July 1869 aged 65 years.

137.John son of John and Anne SUMMERS died 2 July 1870 aged 43 years.

138. George SUMMERS late of Wickhurst Farm Leigh, Kent 2nd son of Richard and Mary Summers of this Parish died 19 November 1869 aged 75 years. Left issue 3 daughters and 1 son, Mary Ann, Elizabeth, Sarah and George. Sarah daughter of above and wife of Joseph STEEL of Denbigh St Pimlico, London died 20 November 1871 aged 42 years.

139. Thomas MORRIS died 23 December 1868 aged 84 years.

140. In the Porch are several memoranda on the history of the Church, amongst them copy of a letter from Sir John SEDLEY of St Clere to Sir Edward DERING in the Surrenden Collection. 24th March 1639 speaks of "John BULBANKE hath as he tells me almost done his church works in Iteham (sic) and took advantage of this holy day to wayte upon you to learne your pleasure though I am afraid he hath worked so longe in Iteham Church that he hath almost gotten himself a place in the churchyarde being I doubt fallen into a deep consumption." (? the North Aisle)

141.List of Rectors by Frampton with notes.

Index of Names and Places

Names Index
ASHBY 7
ATKINSON 23
AUSTEN 130
AUSTIN 63
BAILEY 6
BALDWIN 25, 27
BARO(?)TON 1
BARTHOLOMEW 81
BATES 10
BATT 35-37, 47, 48, 56, 118
BEESWICK 33
BELLCHAMBERS 116
BERRY 17
BIGGE 74
BIGGS 67
BIRD 29
BOTTING 85
BRIGDEN 43
BRIGGS 66
BROME 22
BROWN 3
BULBANKE 140
BYTHESEA 22
CARTER 18, 55
CATT 77
CHAPMAN 16
CHILDREN 106
COBB 22
COGGER 24
COPPER 12
COUCHMAN 39, 40

CRESER 20
CRISP 30
CRITTLE 12
CROSBY 119
CUTBUSH 110
DEANE 64, 68
DERING 140
DIPROSE 4, 120
DURRANT 122
DUTNALL 86, 87, 99
EAGLESTONE 129
EDMEADS 103-105
EDWARDS 45, 46
EGLINGTON 93
Fallows 14
Frampton 141
FRIMCHAM 128
GARDNER 70
GIBBONS 126
GOODENOUGH 57
GREGORY 5
GREVIS-JAMES 6
Grice 14
J.H. 69
HACKERS 58
HACKET 59
HARDS 45, 83, 84
HARRISON 66
HARTNUP 33
HAYNES 21
HENDERSON 14
HILLS 9
HODSOLL 26, 28
HOLLINGBERY 117
HOW 72
HOWLAND 101
ISMAY 135
Iverson 6
JOHNSON 118
JOLLY 124
JULL 94
KING 63
KNIGHT 75
LAWRENCE 56
LAWS 121
MARSHALL 60
MARTIN 2
MAURICE 21
MEDHURST 78
MORGAN 123, 125
MORRIS 21, 109, 139
MOYCE 92
NASH 82
OUTRIDGE 14
PAWLEY 51
PEW 62
PINDAR 74
PRENTIS 42
RANDALL 108
REED 15
RICHARDS 7
RISTS 115
ROBERTS 131
ROUND 61
Ryash 44
Sandford 6
SANDS 100
SAYER 34
SEAMARK 91
SEDLEY 140
SELBY 73, 134
SISLY 19
STAPLES 1
STEEL 138
STONE 79
STREETER 65
STREETON 52, 53
SUMMERS 80, 102, 112-114, 36-138
TAYLOR 41, 49, 50, 61, 88-91, 107, 111, 132, 133
TEMPLER 127
TOMKIN 66
TOMLYN 32
TOMOSON 15
TRENCH 57
USHERWOOD 71
WALTER 42
WATERS 129
WEBB 99
WELCH 54
WIGHTWICK 76
WIGZELL 62
WILDER 43
WILMOT 61
WINGATE 31
Wooldridge 7
WRIGHT 8, 11, 12, 13

Places Index
Albuera 16
America. 16
Berengrove, Rainham, 
   Kent 42
Borough Green 54
Boxley 111
Cambridge ? 65
Chesterfield House,
 Tonbridge (sic) Wells 6
Gillingham 61
Gore, Upchurch 42
Ightham
   Bewlay 82
   Court Lodge 42
   Crowhurst 42
   Ightham Court.6
  
Ightham Place 6
   Ivy hatch 51, 53, 55


   Linden 74
   Linton Lodge 61
   Oldbury 123, 124
   Oldbury Hill 125
   The Mote 74
   The Warren 42
Kensal Green Cemetery 125
Leigh 138
London
  Denbigh St Pimlico 138
  St Clements Dean [Dane] 15
  St Clements Deanes 15
  St George, Bloomsbury 60
Maidstone 42
Plaxtol 26
Pyrrenes 16
Salamanca, Vittoria 16

Seal Chart 106
Seale 24
Shoreham 61
St Clere 140
Stelling 22
Stonepitts, Seal 61
Sundridge 61, 118
Tonbridge 1
Tunbridge 118
Upper Hardes 22
West Malling 9
West Peckham 92
Wickhurst Farm, Leigh 138
Wrotham 28, 54, 63, 89, 95,
   97, 119
Yaldham, Wrotham 32
General
Army
7th Regiment of Royal
    Fusiliers 16
Great Duke of Wellington
   16
B.D. Rector 29
cloth drawer 15
consumption 140
J.P. 6
millwright 54
Navy
   Captain 6
   Captain R.N. 5
   Commander 117
   Lieutenant R.N. 22
   Royal Navy 22
Rev. 6, 22
servant 74
Sundial 110
Surrenden Collection 140
yeoman 32, 50, 94-98

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