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Some Monumental Inscriptions of St Botolph's Church, Northfleet Noted by
T.C. Colyer-Fergusson noted 1900+
Kindly typed up for the website by Pat
T.C. Colyer-Fergusson was a
contemporary of Leland L. Duncan, both served on the Council of the K.A.S.
together. He recorded the M.I.s of St Botolph's Church, Northfleet and wrote
them up in longhand in a white skinned book of some 290 pages, which is now in
the C.K.S., Maidstone. We are indebted to Stuart Bligh, County Archivist for
permission to copy the M.I. listings. Colyer-Fergusson divided the listings,
starting the numbering afresh in each section. The whole listing has been
re-numbered for indexing purposes. He also took a number of pictures of
gravestones which he pasted into the book. The graveyard was mostly cleared of
stones in the 1960's although some survive.
on Monuments and Tablets in Northfleet Church
Description of Monuments and Inscriptions . .
. by John THORPE M.D. F.R.S. 1759.
copied from Gentleman’s Magazine.
Inscriptions on windows
in Northfleet Church
Inscriptions on Tombstones in Northfleet
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Inscriptions on Monuments and Tablets in
1. [I]. Small marble scroll tablet: Sacred to the Memory of Horace
Charles second and much loved child of Thomas Robert TUFFNELL Esq. and Frances
HOWARD his wife. He died in this parish March 23rd 1850 aged 2 years and 2
months. "Ere sin could blight or sorrow fade/Death came with friendly
care/The opening bud to heaven conveyed/and made it blossom there". His
remains lie interred in the family vault of Thomas PITCHER Esq.
2. [II]. To the Memory of Richard CRICH Esqr and Esther his Wife (Daughter of Mr
Peter BULTEEL Merchant) who lye interr’d neere this Place. This Monument was
erected by William FINCH His Sole Executor. Picture
3. [III]. Large marble tablet with urn above and two cherubs heads at bottom
of tablet & coat of Arms: Coat of Arms, coloured
Near this place lyeth Interr’d the body of Susanna, late wife of Arthur MOORE
of London Esqr. and eldest Daughter of Dr. Edwd BROWNE, President of the College
of Physitians London who departed this Life the 23rd day of February 1694 in the
20th year of her age having had only two Daughters who lye buried here.
Here is a scroll ornament delicately chiselled.
Sub tablet to last: Here also lye the bodys of Mary and Henrietta two other
daughters of the Sd. Dr. BROWNE. The first dyed the 10th day of December 1694 in
the sixth year of her age. The other the 13th day of December 1703 in the 22nd
year of her age.
C-F NOTE: BROWNE. Marr. Regr. of St. Andrew Undershaft:
1672, Apr. 30: Dr Edward Browne of St. Dunstans West & Henretta Susane TERNE
of this par. L.
4. [IV]. A marble tablet in plainer style. Corinthian columns with urn on top
and sub tablet: H.S.E. Edoardus BROWNE Nordovicentis M.D. Thomae Browne militis
et Medici celeberrimi Filius Patre non indignus Quippe qui in Arte sua usq adeo
excelluit Ut Regi CAROLO IIdo E Medicis primarijs fuerit unus Et Collegio
Medicorum quod ese Londini Summa cum lauda Praefurit Qui etiam scriplis fuis (In
quibus Itinera sua per praecipuas Europae Regiones Et Res ubigi notatu digniores.
Henrietta my dear and loving wife and after Her Decease I give the said Houses
Lands & Premises unto my Son Dr Thomas BROWNE & to his Heirs & for
want of Heire to my Daughter Anne BRIGSTOCK and to the Heirs of her Body to be
begotten & for want of such Heire I give the same unto the College of
Physitians and St. Bartholomew’s Hospital to be equally divided between them.
E. Regro Curiae Praerogative Cantuar.
C-F NOTE: Northfleet Regrs.
Marr: 1698, Apr. 17. Mr Thos. BROWNE & Mrs Alethea FAIRFACKS.
Burls. 1703, Dec.12. Henrietta, the D. of Dr. Edward Browne.
1708, Sep.1. Dr Edward Brown President of the College of Physitians died 28 Aug.
1710, July 16. Dr Thomas Brown.
1712, Dec.16 Mrs Henrietta Susanna Browne dyed ye 8.
NB No entry of burial of Susanna MOORE & Mary Browne.
5. [V]. A white marble tablet. Corinthian columns, with finely carved
pedestals. Gold helmet and mantling above and boar’s head. Inscription on
black slate below arms and cherub: Sacred to the Memory of James FORTRYE
Esqr Sometime one of the Wardens of Rochester Bridge in this County who
intermarried wt Mary ALLANSON Daughter of Edmond Allanson Esqr by whome he had
issue Mary, Leah, Hester & James. He departed this life upon Christmas Day
Ano. Dni. 1674 and lyes interred at the foot of this Monument.
6. [VI]. West wall near Baptistery. White marble tablet with black
inscription. A cherubs head at the two bases surmounted by crown: Sacred to
the memory of Eliza Mary Countess de Fleury, Baroness de Perignan who died at
Paris, Place Vendome 20th September and was buried in the Churchyard 2nd October
1862. She was the eldest daughter of Clement KIRWAN Esq of an ancient family in
Ireland, late of Kendal Lodge, Epping, Essex. The Chiffinchs, Lords of
Northfleet Manor who held office in the Court of King Charles II were her
maternal ancestors. This tablet was erected by her bereaved husband and Clifford
Viscount de Fleury her only son in remembrance of one who was admired and
beloved by all who knew her.
7. [VII]. Below the last a brass with symbols of the Evangelists at each corner,
a cross above and interlaced triangles below. This tablet is Dedicated by his
widow in Loving Memory of Hippolyte DE ST ANTHOINE Count de Fleury, Born
February 17th 1806 Died in Paris January 24th 1891 and interred in the
Churchyard. "My peace I give unto you".
8. [VIII]. Plain white tablet west wall of South aisle: To the Memory of
William Henry and Thomas FILES who are deposited in their Tomb near the Eat Gate
of this Churchyard.
By the Will of Thomas Files he bequeathed on the part of his late dear Brother
and himself to the Parish of Northfleet Five Hundred Pounds New three per Cent
Bank Annuities yielding Fifteen Pounds per annum. Three pounds of such to be
appropriated to the maintenance of their said Tomb and this Tablet And the
remainder to Charitable and other purposes.
9. [IX]. South wall. Plain white marble tablet: This tablet witnesseth
that the Church of St. Botolph in the Parish of Northfleet was restored in the
year 1850 and the expenses defrayed by the following means.
By grant of Church building Commission £180. 0s. 0d.
By subscription for
By subscription for New
£240. 0s. 0d.
£1,300. 0s. 0d.
The Revd. R. KEATS, Vicar. James Alfred EDMEADES, Thos. SWITSUR, Churchwardens.
11. [XI]. Plain white marble tablet: This tablet witnesseth that Mrs
Elizabeth KIRWAN by her will gave to the poor of the Parish of Northfleet Two
Hundred Pounds invested in the 3% Consolidated Annuities producing stock to the
sum of £229.17s.7d. the Annual dividend amounting to £6.17s.6d. to be applied
by the Minister and Churchwardens for the time being at Christmas on each Year
to such poor persons as they may think the objects of Charity. The Rev. R.
KEATS, Vicar. J.A. EDMEADES, Thos SWITZUR, Churchwardens. 1852.
12. [XII]. Plain marble tablet similar to preceding: This Tablet
witnesseth that here is now invested in the three per Cent consolidated
Annuities in the names of Dr. BUCHANNAN, Jeremiah ROSHER, Jeremiah Burch Rosher
and John TILDEN one Hundred Pounds bequeathed by A person unknown in the Annual
dividend amounting to £3.0s.0d. to be distributed on Easter Monday in every
year to such poor Widows who have not received parochial relief as the
Churchwardens may think fit objects of Charity. The Revd. R. KEATS, Vicar. John
Alfred EDMEADES, Thos SWITSUR, Churchwardens. 1852.
13. [XIII]. White marble tablet over South door, with mantling & cherub’s
heads: Neare this place lyeth the Body of Mrs Susan BULTEEL ye widow of Mr
Peter Bulteel Merchant & Daughter of Peter FORTRIE Merchant & sister to
Capt James Fortrie she departed this Life the XIX of June MDCXCII Aged LXX years
Leaving one Son and five Daughters. Sub tablet: This monument was Erected
at ye request & cost of her dutifull son Mr Peter Bulteel.
14. [XIV]. Marble tablet with draped urn, etc: Sacred to the memory of
Henry HEATH Esqre late of Orme House in this Parish who departed this life on
the 28th of August 1843 Aged 73 Years. And whose mortal remains are deposited in
vault near the entrance to the belfry Tower in this Church. If the most
unsullied integrity of conduct throughout a long and well spent life combined
with the warmest feelings of affection and friendship entitled a man to the
veneration and esteem of his family, friends, and acquaintance few men could
compete with the lamented deceased and it is the greatest consolation that his
sorrowing family can now experience under the irreparable loss they have
sustained by his death to record the virtues he so eminently displayed whilst
living. "Most justly dost Thou claim affection’s tear/and mourning
friends weep mourning o’er thy bier/But calm religion with her soothing voice/
Counsels the mourners rather to rejoice/Since God in mercy/To bless Thee with a
15. [XV]. Large quite marble tablet with red marble columns, surmounted by a
shield, on each side a flambeau: To the Memory of James FORTRYE of this
Parish Esqr who departed this Life the 25th day of August 1727. Aged 58 Years
and Lyes Buried near this Place. He marryed Elizabeth SEYMOUR, Daughter of
Edward Seymour of Woodlands in the County of Dorsett by whom he had no issue.
His Second wife was Rosamond ELCOCKE, Daughter of George Elcocke of Barrham in
this County Esqr by whom he had three Children James, Rosamond, and Mary.
Rosamond died in March 1720 and Lyes Buried here. Here Likewise Lyeth Interred
Rosamond the Wife of the abovesaid James FORTRYE who died the twenty seventh day
of May 1737 Aged 52. Georgius ELIOTT hujus parochiae arm: Gilberti Eliott de
Stobs Baronetti nepos Ob. 14 March 1770. Maria, filia praefati Jacobi FORTRIE
uxor Georgii Eliott Ob. 10 Apr. 1789. Maria, filia Georgii & Mariae Eliott
unica, Joannis CURREY, vicarii de Dartford uxor merito dilectissima praegnans
& non sufficientibus ad 13m partum viribus morte occubuit Oct. 1 A.D. 1788
AE 42. Ea morum suavitate erga omnes vixit atq: adeo ingenii. virtutis et
pietatis laudibus praestitit eximiis ut videretur omnium admiratio & amor
Ablata heu! ex occulis singulorum excitant desiderium & querimoniam suis
tulit dammum irreparabile e liberis ejus septem filii & tres filiae sunt
supersitites. Sub tablet: Postremo summa pace et amore anno 90mo suo peni
inito Morte succubuit Joannis Currey 18 Die Oct 1824 Omnibus dilectus, suis
deflendus Ejus memoriae in Ecclesia de Dartford monumentum Insigne a Parochia
consecratum est Quo non aliud expetendum Virtutis Testimonium.
16. [XVI]. White marble tablet with Sacrophagus above, a coat of arms below.
Inscription on black marble: To the Memory of Mary FIELD the beloved wife of
Edward Field Esquire M.D. of Ipswich Suffolk and daughter & Coheir of
Benjamin BURCH Esquire of Old Crete Hall, Northfleet, Kent who died at Brighton
on the 21st of January 1837 in the 64th year of her age and whose mortal remains
are deposited in a vault within the Church. In the duties of a Wife, Mother, and
Friend she was Inestimable. Thus no proud Epitaph records her fame But sorrow
weaves her Chaplet round her name. Also of Robert Field Esquire their second and
very affectionate son who lies in Sidney College Chapel Cambridge. He died there
on the 1st March 1836 whilst keeping his terms. Edward Field Esqre late of Royal
Artillery and J.P. for the County of Suffolk. Husband of the above Mary FIELD.
He died 10th May 1863 Aged 84. His mortal remains are deposited in the vault in
17. [XVII]. Plain white marble tablet: Here Lyes Walter (Son of Robert,
Lord Viscount MOLESWORTH) who Dyed on the 27th day of February 1773. Aged 79
years and directed his Corpse to be laid in the adjacent vault in which are
deposited those of his late dear Wife deceas’d 28 May 1763 and also that of
his much loved Daughter Elizabeth who expired on the 17th of August 1776. Also
of his dear Daughter Mary who died the last of July 1772. Never fond of
Monumental Compliments he forbad any use of them in regard to the Carcases below
renouncing for himself all kind of Men’t here and trusting wholly for Pardon
and Acceptance in the boundless Mercies of God through the prevailing Merits of
our Lord Jesus Christ. The Revd Saint George Molesworth only son of the above
Walter and 34 years Vicar of this Parish died at Hamburgh The 13th Day of April
1796 and was buried in the Church of Saint Nicholas there. Here also is interred
the Body of Lydia Henrietta, Relict of the Revd St. George MOLESWORTH who died
20 Decr 1813 Aged 78 years.
18. [XVIII]. White marble tablet on grey with coat of arms: Sacred to the
memory of Elizabeth KIRWAN relict of Clement Kirwan late of Kendal Lodge,
Epping, Essex Esqr who departed this life the 24th of March 1847 endowed with
the most brilliant qualities of Heart and mind. She carried with her the regret
of her friends and the tears of her family. This tablet is erected by her
afflicted Daughter and her Grandson Clifford, Viscount De SAINT ANTOINE.
19. [XIX]. A plain brass, below window in South aisle: To the Glory of
God and in most living memory of Arthur Ernest NEWMAN who died August 27th 1882
aged 18 years. The above window was placed Xmas 1883.
20. [XX]. A marble tablet with the bust of a lady above: H.S.E. Ursula
Uxor Jacobi FORTRYE Generosi Patre orto Roberti CHADWICK Armo Navis Bellicae
Praef Mortem obiit VIImo Cal Jan MDCCXL Annum aetatis agens XXImo Hoc brevi
Vitae Curriculo Tanta fuit Pietate Ut quaecungue aut Uxori sint ornamento
Virtutes Haud Facile Huic invenient Parem.
21. [XXI]. White marble tablet with arms above: Sacred to the
memory of Sarah wife of the Revd. George WHITTAKER, M.A. who died 17th April
1827 Aged 57 years. Also the above Revd. George Whittaker M.A. who died 8th
September 1833 Aged 71 Years.
22. [XXII]. Large white marble tablet: Near this place are deposited the
body of John TILDEN (late of Ifield Court in this Parish) who died January 14th
1778 Aged 63. Also Elizabeth relict of the above who died January 13th 1788 Aged
62. John Tilden only son of the above Died January 24th 1831 Aged 65. Likewise
Lucy his wife who died February 6th 1833 Aged 60. George, son of John & Lucy
Tilden Died Septr 6th 1830 aged 17 and was buried at Paddington. Also Cordelia
their Daughter who died in her Infancy. Henry, son of the above was shipwrecked
on the Coast of Holland the latter end of October 1834 and all on board
perished. Aged 23. Francis, son of the above Died Decr 10th 1862 aged 52. John,
eldest son of the above John & Lucy Tilden Died Janry 22nd 1872 Aged 76.
Also Mary wife of the last named John Tilden Died April 6th 1895 Aged 79 years.
23. [XXIII]. White marble tablet on black above last named: In cursu
vitae mors nobis instat. Sacred to the memory of Mr Edward Knight MURRELL who
died Jany 13th 1825 Aged 25 years. Also Betsy wife of Mr Edwd Murrell who died
Septr 4th 1830 aged 55 years. Also to the above Mr Edward Murrell who died
August 18th 1849 Aged 80 years. Also Anna M.S. ROBINSON widow of Macleod
Robinson. Born December 1797. Died July 1880. Also Martha PILCHER wife of Edmund
Pilcher. Born 1832 Died May 1871. Also Janet Robinson Daughter of Macleod &
Anna M.S. Robinson who died May 1874 Aged 46 years.
C-F Note: 1849, Aug. 18: At Albert Sq. Clapham, Edward MURRELL late of
Perry Street, Northfleet, Kent in his 81st year.
24. [XXIV]. Small white tablet above last: In the vault of Mr Edward
MURRELL are deposited the remains of Maria SELBY Daughter of Mr Thomas Selby of
Otford. Born 16th March 1803 Died 16th October 1825. She was most tenderly
beloved by all her friends and her virtue and piety will ensure her the favour
of our Saviour on the last Day.
25. [XXV]. Large marble tablet in belfry evidently taken out of Church:
Sacred to the memory of Mrs Sarah HALL, Relict of Mr Joshua Hall who departed
this life Oct 23 1830 Aged 76 years. Her remains are deposited near this spot
with those of a beloved husband and long lamented only son. "Beati sunt qui
moriuntur in domine".
26. [XXVI]. A small slate block also in Tower: Here lieth the Body of a
much lov’d Child (viz) John Nettlefold LOCKETT Son of John & Margaret
Lockett who departed this Life December the 5th 1806 Aged 9 Months.
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Description of Monuments and Inscriptions no longer in
existence, taken from Registrum Roffense by John THORPE M.D.
27a. [I]. On a brass plate is this inscription: Hic jacent Margareta
BARON quondam uxor Willelmi Baron civis & tinctoris London et magister
Nicholas Baron filius predict. Willelmi Baron & Margarete que obiit XIII die
mensis Marcij anno domini Mo.CCCo.XXIX. Quoram animabus propicietur Deus. Amen.
27b. [II]. On a stone are three brass plates, two with these arms, viz: A
chevron between three trefoils flipp’d, and
the third with this inscription: Hic jacet Willelmus HESILL quondam unus baronum
de scaccario domini Regis qui obiit IXo die Aprilis anno domini millesimo cccco
XXV et Agnes uxor ejus Quoram animabus propicietur Deus. Amen.
28. [III]. On a brass plate is the effigies of a man with the following
inscription: Hic jacet dominus Willelmus LYE quondam rector de Northfleet
qui obiit IX die Januarii anno domini millesimo ccco LXXXXo primo.
29. [IV]. On a blew stone are the following arms and inscription, viz: Two
bars, in chief three fleurs de lis. The crest, a tiger’s head:
Quod restat Samuelis GOLTY, A.M. presbyteri Aul. Pemb. apud Cantab nuper focii
Richardi Golty de Denington In agro Suff. rectoris. Filii natu maximi Qui Vitae
integritate, Et comitate morum Feliciter decoratus Omnibus quibus inotuit vere
flebilis Febri immaturae succubuit. 8o Xbris, anno domini 1718. Aetat 34.
In the nave.
30. [V]. On a brass plate in the space is this coat, viz. A
saltier botony between four demy eaglets displayed, erased.
On a brass plate in the space is this inscription: Hic jacet Henricus
BRYCE, yeoman, qui duxit in uxorem Margeriam Richardi LAMMING generosi filiam
qui bona obiit senectute curiae Ifield in comitatu Kantiae duodecimo die
Octobris, anno aetatis suae sexagasimo sexto, annogue domini 1638.
31. [VI]. On a grave stone is the following inscription: Here lyeth the
body of James WAKELN yeoman, who departed this life the 18th of September 1638
being aged 63. And ………………/Susan and Mary …………………../.
32a. [VII]. On a grave stone near the former is the following inscription:
Here lyeth buried the body of Susan the wife …/James WAKELN yeoman. She was
buried the 28th day of November 1624. James Wakeln and Susan daughter of William
32b. [VIII]. Over the door leading into the belfry, out of the nave is the
following inscription: This steeple was rebuilt in the year 1717 At the
charge of this parish. George St. LO, esqr, Francis MACKRETH, Churchwardens.
Also a new frame made, and bells hung, And the church beautified in the year
1718. Lawrance EVANS, James BELL, Churchwardens.
In the south isle.
33. [IX]. On a grave stone are three brass plates; on two the effigies of a
man and woman, on the third the following inscription: …………/of
Thomas BRATO and Jone his wife, which Thomas decesyd the yere of our Lord M,V,XI.
On whos solls Jhesu have mercy.
In the north isle.
34. [X]. On the south wall is an alabaster monument with these arms, viz:
Argent, three boars’ heads
erased sable armed of the first, langued gules. The crest: a boar’s head
couped (lying fessed-ways) argent; and the
following inscription: Sacred to the memorie of James FORTRYE Esqr Sometime
one of the wardens of Rochester Bridge in this county who intermarried with Mary
ALLANSON, daughter of Edmond Allanson Esqr by whom he had issue Mary, Leah,
Hester and James. He departed this life upon Christmas Day, anno domini 1674 and
lyes interred at the foot of this monument. And under this inscription are
the following arms on the said monument, viz: The
former impaling argent, a fesse azure, between three boar’s heads couped
sable, armed of the first langued gules.
35. [XI]. Under the foregoing monument, on a stone, is the effigies of a
woman in brass and the following arms on a brass plate, viz: On
a chevron between three Cornish choughs, as many mullets pierced.
36. [XII]. On a stone next to the former are the following arms, viz: Three
boar’s heads erased, and this
inscription: Under this stone lyes buried
the body of James FORTRYE Esqr. On the left hand lyeth the body of Leah Fortrye
second daughter to the above named James Fortrye who died the 31st July 1679
being eighteen yeare old.
37. [XIII]. On a stone north of the last are these arms, viz: Three
boar’s heads erased impaling two wings conjoined in fesse;
and the following inscription: Here lyeth interred Elizabeth the wife of
James FORTRY of this Parish Esqr, and one of the daughters of Edward SEYMORE,
late of Woodland in the county of Dorset esqr. She departed this life the 1st
Jan. 1715 leaving no issue.
38. [XIV]. On the East wall is an alabaster monument and under it on a stone
is this inscription: Here lyeth the body of Mrs Sarah BULTEEL who dyed the
XIX of June MDCXCII aged 70 years.
39. [XV]. On a stone in the North East corner of this isle are in brass the
effigies of a man in armour, and his wife & these arms, viz: Two
bars between three amulets, and the same again impaling a chevron between three
columbines, and this unperfect
inscription: …………../et Katerine, uxoris ejus/.
40. [XVI]. On a brass plate is the following inscription: Hic in tumla
requiescit corpus Ricardi DAVY, arm. et Margeria uxor ejus, quondam custos
jocalium domini Regis HENRICI SEXTI, obiit xv Martii M.CCCC.LXXXXI. Pray for the
sowle of Mawde Davy whose corps here under doth lye. She was the dowghter of
William Davy, on whose sowle Jesu have mercy. I pray you all for charity, say a
pater and an ave. Amen.
41. [XVII]. Near the East end of this isle, close to the North wall, is an
altar monument, on the sides of which have been three escutcheons of brass and a
verge of the same metal round the edge of it, but now all lost. And in the wall
over this monument in the year 1717 was a broken stone on which were these arms,
viz: A saltier botony
between four demi eaglets displayed erased impaling on a bend three water
42. [XVIII]. On a gravestone have been the effigies of two persons, and four
escutcheons in brass, of which only two of the last remain, viz: On
the first, a chevron between three swans. On the second a chevron between two
cross crosslets fitched in chief, and a rose in base impaling a chevron between
43. [XIX]. Under the CRICH monument on the North wall is a stone with the
following inscription: Here lyeth the body of Esther Crich late wife of
Richard Crich of Greenwich esqr and daughter of Mr Peter BULTEEL merchant,
deceased and cousin german to James FORTRYE of this parish esqr who died the
24th day of April 1705 without issue.
44. [XX]. On a gravestone are the following arms viz: Three
coats impaled; the 1st a chevron ermine, between three eagles; the 2nd on a
chevron five horse shoes; the 3rd three bulls’ heads,
and this inscription: Here lyeth the body of Thomas CRIPPS of this parish
esqr who died the 3rd day of June 1662 in the 46th year of his age. He had two
wives, Alice, the daughter of Robert CHILD, citizen of London by whom he had
Thomas who dyed anno 1656. James who now liveth and Elizabeth, the relict of
Edward LAWRENCE, Alderman of London whose love and piety hath D.D. this monument
to his memory.
45. [XXI]. On another stone is the following inscription: Here lyeth
Alice the daughter of Robert CHILD of London citizen, and wife of Thomas CRIPPS
of this parish esqr who died the ../day of April anno domini 1660.
46. [XXII]. On a gravestone is the following inscription: Here lyeth
buried the body of Thomas CRIPPS yeoman, sonn of Thomas Cripps of Hartle yeoman,
who departed this life the xth of October in the year of our Lord God 1613 and
had issue two sons James and Thomas.
47. [XXIII]. On a grave stone is the following inscription: Here lyeth
buried the body of Mr James CRIPPS son of Mr Thomas Cripps late of this Parish
who deceased this life the 16th of November 1632 aged 20 years and 8 months.
48. [XXIV]. On a gravestone are these arms, viz: On
a chevron five horse shoes; and this
inscription: Here lyeth buryed the body of Mr James CRIPPS of this parish,
who deceased the ../of April 1632 being aged 46 years.
49. [XXV]. On a gravestone is the following inscription: Here lyeth
buried the body of Mrs Susan CRIPPS wif of Mr James Cripps and daughter of Mr
Thomas AMYS of Linsted. She deceased the 28th of Januarie 1624 leaving six
children. Elizabeth, Ellen, Thomas, James, William and John. Being aged 33
years, being married 15 years, and had 9 children.
50. [XXVI]. On a gravestone is the following coat: A
chevron ermine between three eagles and
this inscription: Here lyeth buried the body of Robert CHILD of Butlals,
Billingsgate who deceased the 16th of July 1655 aged 75.
51. [XXVII]. On a gravestone is the following inscription: Here lyeth
buried the body of Mrs Ellen CHILD, wife of Mr Robert Child and daughter of Mr
Thomas CRIPPS of Hartley. She deceased the 5th of December 1626 leaving four
daughters Dorothe, Ellen, Joan and Alice. Being aged 45 years, being married 21
years, and had 6 children.
52. [XXVIII]. On a grave stone are these arms, viz: A
chevron between two crescents in chief, and a trefoil in base;
and this inscription: Here lyeth the body of Joan WESTERN the late wife
of Mr Henry Western and one of the daughters of Mr Robert CHILD who departed
this life the 28th of October 1657.
53. [XXIX]. On another gravestone is the following inscription: Alyce
CHILD the wyef of John Child and late wyef of Robert HAYES departed this life in
ao 1622 Nov. the 3d.
54. [XXX]. On a stone is this inscription: Here lyeth the body of John
CHILD deceased in ao 1618 August the 25.
55. [XXXI]. In the North isle, on a flat black marble: Hic jacent Thomas
CHIFFINCH et Maria uxor ejus, in expectatione diei supreme Quales erant dies
isle indicabit Vixit annos LIX mortuus est MDCCXXVII Vixit annos LXXXVIII,
mortua est MDCCXLVII.
56. [XXXII]. Hic jacet Alicia, quondam uxor Willelmi WANGDEFORD, que obiit die
Lune prox: post diem dominicam in ramis palmarum MCCCCXXI.
57. [XXXIII]. Hic sub pede ante altare jacent Willelmus RIKHILL arm filius
Willelmi Rikhill militus primogenitus, et Katherina uxor ejus que obiit 27 Aug.
MCCCCXXXIII qui quidem Willelmus obiit ../die/…MCCC Quorum.
58. [XXXIV]. Here lyes Thomas BREDON and Joane his Wife MDXI.
59. [XXXV]. Here lyeth Richard HUNT late servant to my lord of Canterbury
William WARHAM and Joan his wife. Which Richard died …/MDXVIII and Joan MDXXXI.
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Inscriptions copied from Gentleman’s
Magazine.60. [I]. In the North aile, on a black
marble are the following arms: Fess
of 6. On a canton a lion passant. LANCASTER impaling FORTRYE, above:
Matthew Lancaster, esq. one of the eight sworn clerks of his Majesty’s
Remembrancer of his Exchequer son of Henry Lancaster, of the county of Norfolk
esqr died 6 Oct 1727, aged 66. Also Hester Lancaster his wife, daughter of James
Fortrye esqr by whom he had six sons, and three daughters. December 1738 aged
61. [II]. In the nave, on a blue stone: Hester COAST, eldest daughter of
William Stacey Coast esqr of Sevenoaks ob. Oct. 1801 – 20.
C-F Note: 1774. Mary FULLER of Maidstone, widow: to be buried in a private
manner near last husband at Northfleet, many legs: chiefly to Stacey COAST of
Deptford Shipwright & his wife Mary, also to William Stacey Coast etc. exors:
John DENNE of Maidstone Clerk, Francis FILMER of Lincolns Inn Esquire, William
WALLER of Maidstone, Surgeon & Stacey Coast. 6 May 1771. long Will & 3
cods. Pr. 4 Nov. 1774 by 3 exors power resd to Francis Filmer (PCC 394 Bargrave).
62. [III] Near the above on a blue stone, below these arms: Party
per fess of 6 a canton; impaling three lions rampant. Crest, a fine beacon in
blaze: David FULLER of Maidstone esqr clerk
of the peace for this county upwards of 50 years died 6 Sept. 1753 aged 88.
Mary, relict of the above 25th October 1774. 86. Stacey COAST of Maidstone
cousin to Mrs Fuller died 9 May 1780 aged 54. Mary, relict of Stacey Coast died
28 July 1786. 61.
63. [IV]. Near the North door in the nave, on a blue stone: James ELLIOT
esqr captain of one of his Majesty’s independent company of Invalids at
Tilbury died at Wombwell Hall 26 Jan 1789 aged 55.
64. [V]. On a grey stone, left of the above: Mrs Margaret HILL died 27
July 1780 aged 44. Also Joshua Hill her husband 1785 aged 47.
65. [VI]. On a blue stone in the floor of the South transept: George St.
LO esqr of this parish, commander of the navy. He married Elizabeth daughter of
Thomas CHIFFINCH esqr of Milton co. Kent ob. 15 Sept 1718 aged 63. Also Eliz.
his wife ob. June 1736. 65.
66. [VII]. In the nave, on a blue stone: Everard GOODMAN gent. one of the
sworn clerks in the high court of Chancery, ob. 1743 an. aet. 67. And Anna, wife
of Everard Goodman, formerly wife of John MASON, late of Maidstone in Kent esqr
ob. 1745. 71.
67. [VIII]. Near the last is another blue stone: Mary, wife of Henry
CRANKE citizen and merchant of London, daughter of Henry St. LO esqr Com. of his
Majesty’s navy ob. 21st June 1742.
68. [IX]. Near the North door of the nave is a mural tablet of white marble,
thus inscribed: This marble was erected by Sir John WHITEFORD, bart. to the
memory of his most beloved son Allan Whiteford, who died at Northfleet Sept 7
1776 aged 13 years.
69. Woodmanstern Surrey. Plain block in S.E. corner of Churchyard: Sacred
to the Memory of The Rev. Gilbert BUCHANAN, L.L.D. 19 years Rector of this
Parish and Vicar of Northfleet in the County of Kent. Died 31 Decr 1833 Aged 83
Years. Also of Frances, his Widow who died 23rd July 1836 Aged 93 Years. At
foot: Erected by their Grandson Lord COLERIDGE.
70a. At Hull, in his 22d year, Capt. Thomas HARMAN, of the West Kent Regiment of
Militia, and only son of Thomas H. esq. of Wombwell-hall, Kent.
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Inscriptions on windows
in Northfleet Church.
70b. [I]. East window of North aisle with
three lights. (a) Captain ELLIOTT o.b. 1789 Ae 55. Rachel HARMAN o.b. 1835
AE 72. (b) Thomas Harman o.b. 1837 AE 72. Thomas Harman o.b. 1811 AE 20. (c).
Rachel Harman Junr 1837 AE 37. Mary Rachel BRENCHLEY 1855 AE 57.
Newspaper report: At Hull, in his 22nd year, Capt Thomas Harman, of the West
Kent Regiment of Militia, and only son of Thomas H. esq. Of Wombwell-hall, Kent.
71. [II]. Four small brasses below 1st window of North aisle. (a) To the
Glory of God and in memory of (b) Frederic SOUTHGATE B.A. Vicar of this Parish
from 1858-1885. (c) Frederic Southgate. Priest. First Provost of the Guild of S.
Botolph. (d) John Fuller RUSSELL B.C.L. Rector of Greenhithe first Vice Provost
of the Guild of S. Botolph.
72. [III]. Window in South aisle over Field monument. 1st light: In
memory of Sarah CLEVERLY o.b. 9th Oct 1823 Aet 50. 2nd light: A tribute
of filial love and gratitude.
73. [IV]. South aisle West window. Light 1. Admiral Sir R.G. KEATS. K.B.
Governor of Greenwich Hospital. O.B. 5 April 1834 Aet 77. 2. Rev. Richard KEATS.
Vicar of Northfleet. O.B. 30 May 1858 Aet 67. 3. Mary Eliza KEATS. O.B. 20 June
1843 Aet 43. Richard Keats O.B. 27 Dec. 1841 Aet 20.
74. [V]. Window in Chancel. South side. Light 1. Mary Ann POPPLETON.
Light 2. Died 18 June 1873. 41 years.
75. [VI]. Window next last. Light 1. Honori Deo et in memoriam Harriett.
Light 2. SOUTHGATE qui obiit Jan. IV 1877 Aet 80.
76. [VII]. Window in South Chancel. Light 1. Saint James the Great. Revd.
Mason ANDERSON died 1st May 1875. 82 years. Charlotte Anderson died 13 July
1870. 74 years. Light 2. Saint Andrew. Richard POPPLETON died 27 Jan 1865. 73
years. Ann Poppleton died 21 June 1848. 55 years.
77. [VIII]. Window of S.E. Corner of Chancel.Saint Bartholomew. Ex voto
Fraternitatis. Light 2. S. PHILIP. S. Botolph June 17 1884.
78. [VIII]. East window.
79. [IX]. Window N.E. corner of North aisle. (a) S. Stephen. Ex voto
fraternitatis. (b). S. Paul. S. Botolphi. June 17 1872.
80. [X]. Window North Chancel. (a) S. Jacobus Minor. Honori Deo et in
Memoria Francisci SOUTHGATE. S. Simon Zelotes. Qui obiit May 20 A.D. 1870.
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Inscriptions on Tombstones in
From South porch.
81. [I]. Oblong stone altar tomb: In Memory of Thomas STANNON died March
22nd 1772 Aged 67 years.
82. [II]. Head and footstone: Elizabeth CASSIDY 6 Nov. 1843 Aet. 41.
Francis her son 14 Nov. 1842 Aet. 14. James her husband 23 Feb 1872 Aet. 72.
83. [III]. Headstone: George DEATH 15 Feb. 1815 Aet. 53. Sarah his
daughter 6 Ap. 1820 Aet. 18. Elizabeth his wife 23 Feb. 1840 Aet 75. John
RICHARDSON 13 Nov 1855 Aet 58. Emma Elizabeth g:dau: 19 Ap. 1858 Aet 16.
84. [IV]. Headstone with carving of urn & body stone: Sacred to the
Memory of John FIVEASH (of this Parish Miller) who departed this Life January
the 15th 1804. Aged 59 years. Also near this place lieth two children of the
above who died in their Infancy. Also Ann, wife of the above John Fiveash who
departed this life the 8th of October 1828 Aged 71 years. He left behind a
tender wife & two children (viz) Sarah and John.
85. [V]. Head and footstone: Ann FIVEASH 20 July 1851 aged 60 &
husband John Fiveash 22 Sept 1859 aged 70.
86. [VI]. A body stone without either head or foot.
87. [VII]. James Walker COLLINS 24 May 1861 aet 49. Mary his wife 11 Dec. 1890
aet 76. Thomas 2nd son 30 March 1881 aet 41.
88. [VIII]. Headstone. Cherub’s head and wings: Erected to the Memory
of Mr James BURRUS who departed this life the 27th of March 1797. Aged 93 years.
89. [X]. Head and footstone. Skull and cross-bones (worn): Here lieth the
body of Mrs Martha wife of Mr James BURRUS who departed this Life August 24th
1758 Aged 57 years. Footstone.
90. [X]. Plain low headstone (crumbling away:. Here lyeth the Body of /ames/EVENS
…./is Par…./o/de…..d/ Jany ye. Footstone: J.E. 1728.
91. [XI]. Headstone with hour glass: Here lieth the body of William EVENS
son of Lawrence Evens of this Parish who Departed this Life ye 5th of September
1720 Aged 28 years. "Here lies my body/turn’d to dust/I hope I shall/Rise
with ye Just/Death of me a Debt/did claim/I ………./. Footstone: W.E.
92. [XII]. Double headstone: ……yeth/….y/of/…../……/died Feb
1718 Aged 59. Also Ne…../yeth the/of…../…………/…………/ Had issue…/Survive
………./ "Weep not dear friends nor shed a tear/For as you are so once
wee were/But as wee are so must you be/Therefore prepare to follow mee".
93. [XIII]. Headstone (crumbling): Here …/the bod./Richard EVENS of
this Parish who departed this life Febr. the 7th 1728 Aged 29 years. "In
Youth my days did end/I could no longer stay/My fellows and my friends/prepare
to come this way".
94. [XIV]. Headstone. Cherubs heads: In memory of Elizabeth EVENS of this
Parish who died 11th Jan. 1764 Aged 57 years. "Christ is my life Death is
my gain/My body sleeps in hope to reign/Thrice happy change is it for me/From
earth to heaven remov’d to be".
95. [XV]. Cherubs heads and hourglass: Here Lyeth interr’d ye Body of
Mr Lawrence EVENS who departed this Life Janry ye 19th 1759 Aged 60 years. He
left Issue A wife. Two children Mary & Elizabeth. "Passengers stop and
Cast An Eye/As you Are Now. So once was I/But as I am so must you Be/Therefore
Prepare to Follow me". Footstone: L.E. 1759.
95a. [XVI]. Headstone: Here lyeth the body of Willm ELLIS of this Parish
Yeoman who died June the 3rd 1728 Aged 50 years. Also ye Body of Allice his
wife. she died Febr 14th 1727 Aged 47 years. Left issue 2 Daughrs Elizabeth
96. [XVII]. Altar tomb. Inscription on top: Here is deposited the Body of
Mr Thomas HARMAN of Windfield Bank in this Parish. He died Jany 22nd 1779 Aged
73 years. Here is also deposited the Body of Elizth Wife of Mr Tho. Harman. She
died Decr 9th 1761 Aged 56 years. Here is also deposited the Body of Mrs Ann
CLAPHAM Daughter of Mr & Mrs HARMAN. She died Jany 22nd 1764 Aged 25 years.
97. [XVIII]. Plain headstone: Here lies deposited the Body of Ms
Elizabeth SMALL. She died the 15th of November 1810 Aged 82 years. Also the
remains of Mr Isaac IBERSON Who died the 24 of February 1733 Aged 34 years. Footstone:
98. [XIX]. Headstone. Cherub with crown flying: Here Lieth the Remains of
Mr William DAY who departed this life on the 1st day of February 1767 Aged 31
99. [XX]. Slab with iron railing: Charles Lockyer CURTOYS 3 Aug. 1851
aged 69. Frances his widow 30 Aug. 1867 aged 73. Thomas Tweed Curtoys youngest
son drowned in New Zealand Aug 1865 aged 28.
100. [XXI]. Headstone. Cross: James WEEKS 8 Aug. 1900 aged 70.
101. [XXII]. East end of South Aisle. Headstone. A finely carved cherub’s
head, etc: Here Lyeth Interr’d the Body of Mr Richard VENNER of this
Parish who departed this Life on the 27th day of June 1760 Aged 49 years. Here
also Lyeth Interr’d the Body of Mary the wife of Richard Venner of this Parish
who departed this Life on the 13th day of September 1774 Aged 55 years. Here
also lyeth Interr’d the Son & Daughters of the above named Richard and
Mary Venner who died as follows: viz. Elizth VENNER died Decr 19th 1740 aged 5
years. Lydia Venner died Augst 7th 1776 aged 20 years. John Venner died Sepr
19th 1775 aged 34 years. also James son of John Venner who died in his Infancy. Footstone:
R.V. 1760. M.V. 1774.
102. [XXIII]. Two skulls finely carved. Headstone: In memory of Mr John
VENNER of this Parish who departed this life on the 22nd of April 1747 Aged 81
years. Mrs Elizth Venner the wife of Mr John Venner of this Parish who departed
this Life on the 7th day of April 1743 Aged 75 years.
103. [XXIV]. Small headstone (broken): …………….ody/ of Rob…/PRALL
Aged 36 years departed ye 7th of October 1687.
104. [XXV]. A footstone: H.T. 1749.
105. [XXVI]. Headstone with three body stones covered with ivy: In memory
of Mr Edward SMALLMAN of this Parish who departed this Life the 20th of April
1780. Aged 60 years also Mrs Elizabeth Smallman wife of above. departed this
life the 27th of April 1793 Aged 73 years. Also Mrs Elizabeth wife of Mr Henry
SWIFT and daughter of Edward and Elizabeth Smallman who departed this Life the
4th of Jan 1794 Aged 37 years.
106. Flat stone: Mary Jane WILLIAMS wife of H.S. Williams & d. of
Richard PUSEY of Jamaica d. 1st Jan. 1862 aged 75. Hyde Geatrell Williams d. 10
July 1862 aged 76. Louisa Pusey WYATT dau. d. at Rio 28 Ap. 1864 aged 37.
C-F Note: 1862, July 10. At Huggins College Northfleet Kent. Hyde Greatrell WILLIAMS
Esq. late of Kingston Jamaica.
107. [XXVIII]. Two stones, flat. Here lyes buryed the body of Edward MOORE of this Parish Yeoman
aged 59 years who departed this life on the 6th? day of April An. 1678. Also the
body of R…./WILLIAMS the wife of ……./Williams and Mother of the said R…………/departed
this life the ……………./.
108. [XXIV]. Inscriptions illegible.
109. [XXX]. Headstone and footstone: Sarah Jane JEWISS 12 Feb. 1885 aged
58. Phillip Richard Jewiss son 20 Jan. 1889 aged 30. Haffel Wm. Jewiss son
drowned 6 Dec. 1898 aged 38. Henry Jewiss husband 31 Dec. 1902 aged 74.
110. [XXXI]. Headstons, partly broken: Erected to the memory of Seph
BUTCHER Parish who departed this …e/the 19th of October 1810 Aged 50 years
also three of his children Sarah died the 22nd of June 1796 aged 8 months.
Harriot died the 8th of January 1802 aged 12 months. Edward died the 14th of
January 1802 aged 5 years. "Here all the comforts of the world doth
end/With the tendrest and the kindest friend/He was the Man who ne’er opprest
the Poor./Nor sent the Stranger hungry from the door/This doth not come from an
indifferent friend/But from a wife whose love shall never end". Footstone:
111. [XXXII]. Flat slab with cross: Anna Marie Sophie wife of Macleod
ROBINSON 17 July 1880 aged 83. Augusta Janet her dau. 1st May 1874 aged 43.
112. [XXXIII]. Headstone: Sacred to the memory of Sarah wife of William
HARRIS who departed this life the 19th Day of July Anno Domini 1809 also William
Harris 24 Dec. 1836 aged 66 & his widow Harriet 11 Dec. 1864 ag. 79. Footstone:
113. [XXXIV]. Altar tomb with railings surrounded by trees. Inscription on
top much worn: In Memory of Peter LOCKETT departed this life ………./19th
1800 Aged ../years. Also of Mary Lockett wife of Peter Lockett who departed this
Life ../of April 1808 aged ../y…./. Also Peter Lockett ……/Peter/……………./Died
Nov Aged 10 years. Likewise Four chil…./Penelope. Sally………./……………../who
died in their/……./.
114. [XXXV]. Headstone: In memory of George PRICE of this Parish who died
May the ../1765 Aged 58 years also his sister Mary BARRISON who died October the
7th 1778 Aged 78 years.
115. [XXXVI]. Headstone and footstone: Sacred to the memory of Samuel
LOCKETT of this Parish who departed this Life the 25th of April 1804 Aged 40
116. [XXXVII]. Headstone with footstone, cherub: In Memory of Mrs Sarah
HOLLOWAY wife of Mr Thomas Holloway who departed this life March 26 1796 Aged
117. [XXXVIII]. Head and footstone: As a mark of Esteem this stone was
erected by Charles HOLLOWAY in Memory of John LOCKETT of this Parish Fellmonger
who departed this Life June 9th 1795 Aged 64 years. "In thy fair book of
life divine/My God inscribe my name/There let it fill some humble place/Beneath
the slaughtered Lamb".
118. [XXXIX]. Headstone: Rosina dau. of John & Charlotte FRIDAY died
12 March 1885 aged 5½ years.
119. [XL]. Headstone: John Richard CAPON 15 June 18../aged 60.
120. [XLI]. Headstone: Eliza Frances dau of John LOCKETT widow of John
DUDGEON, Born at Northfleet d. 24 Aug. 1883 aged 58. Wm LEIGH 2nd son 15 Nov.
1894 aged 44.
121. [XLII]. Mr William RUMBLE of this Parish who departed this Life 22nd Septr
122. [XLIII]. NUNN Vault. North side: In memory of James NUNN Yeoman Died
2nd May 1692. Also Mary his wife died 4th April 1690. John Nunn, Son of the
above Died February 14th 1735 Aged 62. Left a wife and 6 children. South
side: In memory of Mrs Susannah BRATY Died 5th December 1760 aged 17 years
11 mo. "Here lyes Inter’d within the Tomb/A Spotless Virgin in her Beauty’s
Bloom". Isabella NUNN departed this Life 25th of Septr 1772 Aged 84. Also
John, son of John & Isabella Nunn departed this Life 17th of July 1773 Aged
58. Top of Vault: Also James Nunn who died September 15th 1782 Aged 73.
Mrs Frances Nunn, Relict of Mr John Nunn died 15th April 1784 Aged 62 years.
Also George Nunn died 22nd Jany 1785 Aged 68 years. Likewise Sarah, wife of
above James Nunn who died 4th December 1794 (rectius 1793) Aged 52 years.
East side: Sacred to the Memory of Mr Thomas NUNN who died the 10th of
April 1796 Aged 67 years. West side: Sacred to the memory of James Nunn
Esqr late of Mereworth in this County departed this Life January 9th 1816 Aged
56 years. Frances Nunn relict of the above James Nunn died ../October 1818 Aged
123. [XLIV]. East of church. Headstone: Sarah, wife of Stephen SUNNUCKS
Senr d. 27th Nov. 1884 aged 69. Emma, dau. of above & wife of Charles J.
PHILLIPS died 15 March 1892 aged 38. Stephen Sunnucks Senr 7th Nov. 1894 aged
124. [XLV]. Head and footstone: Joseph LEE Enamel painter died 26 Nov.
1859 aged 79. Elizabeth Caroline wife of Edwin Edmunds Lee d. 15 Sept 1870 Aged
50. Edwin Edmunds Lee d. 28 Nov. 1872 aged 53.
125. [XLVI]. Headstone & footstone, mouldering away: Ro…./TAYLOR
…../8/1836 Samuel ……./1843 (another name) Footstone: R.T. 1836. C.S.T.
1843. J.T. 1834.
126. [XLVII]. Head and footstone: Lebina LEE d. 21 March 1846 aged 30.
Henry John Lee husband of above died 13th Dec. 1864 aged 47.
127. [XLVIII]. Headstone: Joseph JOHNSON 21 Nov. 1815 aged 39,
128. [XLIX]. Head and footstone: Elizabeth Caroline dau. of Joseph &
Sarah JOHNSON 15 March 1826 aged 17.
129. [L]. Head and footstone: Robert WARE 19 Mar 1815 aged 60. Sarah wife
of Robert Ware 21 Jan. 1837 aged 75. Betsy EVERSFIELD 14 May 1869. Ruth CHAMPION
9 Jan 1871. Ebenezer Champion 28 Jan 1873 aged 72.
130. [LI]. Headstone & footstone: Robert WARE 27 July 1874 aged 90.
Sarah his wife 5 Aug 1875 aged 78.
131. [LII]. Head and footstone: To the memory of Mrs Ann WHITEAR wife of
Francis Whitear and daughter of Robt & Sarah WARE of this Parish, who
departed this Life May 4th 1806 Aged 21 years (4 lines illegible).
"This world I leave when young/Death was sharp God’s will be done/I dy’d
with faith in Christ to renew my blood/So friends prepare to meet your
132. [LIII]. Headstone, Cherub’s head: Robert husband of Sarah CHILD
April 30th 1816 aged 46 years.
133. [LIV]. Headstone: James WASHER 21 Feb. 1840 aged 49. Jane his wife
24 Dec. 1855 aged 75. Richard his son 8 July 1855 aged 41. William 3 April 1877
aged 69. Henry 10 April 1877 aged 72. Sarah 23 June 1893 aged 88.
134. [LV]. Headstone: In Memory of Mr Edward Munday JOHNSON of this
Parish, who departed this Life March the 3rd 1783 Aged 49 years. Also the Body
of Hannah his wife who departed this Life June the 2./1778 Aged 31 years (broken).
135. [LV]. (B). Headstone broken & sunk in ground: Here lies the Body
of John BRIGHT who died June 7th 1738 Aged 52 years. Also his son Thomas died
March 7th 1739 Aged 10 years. Also Edmund ACCORNLY died Feb. 14 1743 Aged 40
years. John son of John Bright died Oct 7 1749 Aged 24 years …………ds/&
136. [LVI]. Headstone: John PERRETT 2 Feb. 1858 aged 20. Eliza Perrett 4
Mar 1867 aged 24. James Matthew HILL 9 Dec. 1875? aged 19. Killed by a fall of
chalk at Swanscombe. Elizabeth wife of Wm BLAKE and sister of James Hill 28 Mar
1885 ag…/William Hill 6 Dec 1889 aged 87.
137. [LVII]. Headstone with urn carved on top: In Memory of two daughters
of Charles & Mary BADGER of this Parish. Mary died the 27th Dec. 1777 Aged 4
Months & 2 weeks. Polly died the 30th Aug. 1781 Aged 3 Months & 2 weeks.
Also Charles Henry who died the 4th March 1783 Aged 11 weeks. Basil Badger died
the 31st July 1787 Aged 8 months.
138. [LVIII]. Headstone. Urn and scroll ornament: In Memory of Four Sons
of William and Margaret BADGER of this Parish. John died December 11 1784 Aged 7
days. Henry died August 7th 1787 Aged 4 years & 3 Months. Thomas died April
20th 1788 Aged 7 weeks. Thomas died Dec 13th 1789 Aged 3 months. Footstone: J.B.
1784. H.B. 1787. T.B. 1788. T.B. 1789.
139. [LIX]. Headstone (plain): Sacred to the Memory of Mr William BADGER
of this Parish who departed this Life 8th June 1821 Aged 71 years. Also of Mrs
Margaret Badger wife of the above who departed this Life 29th Decr 1823 Aged 64.
Charles BADGER son of the Above departed this Life 2nd Febry 1795 Aged 9 years.
William badger departed this Life 31st July 1810 Aged 28 years. Charles Badger
died in his Infancy. Mr Henry Badger departed this Life 10th Sept 1835 Aged 41
years. Also Martha his wife departed this Life 29 Octr 1863 Aged 68 years. Footstone:
140. [LX]. Headstone with body stone. Carved emblems, trumps, bones, etc.
Inscription in Oval: Sacred to the Memory of Thomas BADGER of this Parish
who departed this Life September the 20th 1790 Aged 33 years. Also Thomas his
son died January the 21st 1789 Aged 8 Months & 13 Days. He left behind him
an Indulgent Wife and 3 Daughters Lydia, Harriot and Mary.
141. [LXI]. Headstone, finely carved. Urn, hourglass with scroll on which is
written Tempus Fugit: To the Memory of Henry BADGER who departed this Life
the 20th of June 1779 Aged 27 years. "This stone implores the tribute of a
Sigh/But why lament the Soul can never die/For he who animated once this
Dust/Within his little Sphere respectable and just/Was in the prime of life
snatch’d off this Stage/An accidental Death cut short his Age".
142. [LXII]. Headstone next railings exactly similar to LX: Sacred to the
Memory of Charles BADGER of this Parish who departed this Life the 28th of
September 1793 Aged 81 years.
143. [LXIII]. Headstone exactly like preceding: Sacred to the Memory of
Mary wife of Charles BADGER Senr of this Parish who departed this Life January
the 30th 1786 Aged 73 years.
144. [LXIV]. Headstone & curb: Benjamin James ROBINSON accidentally
killed 21 July 1879 aet. 27.
145. [LXV]. Headstone & body stone: Sacred to the memory of Mary (?Sarah
in register) ALSTON wife of Jacob Alston of this Parish, Bargeman who
departed this life Sept the 20th 1804 Aged 44 years. She left issue two
daughters viz: Sarah & Rebecca. "Farewell vain world I’ve had enough
of thee/And care not what you say of me/For what you see amiss in me pray strive
to shun/And look at home enough there’s to be done/So God was pleas’d to end
the number of my days/I hope in Heaven to sing my blessed Saviour’s
146. [LXVI]. Headstone & body. Carved cross bones, Urn, Bible and Hour
glass: Sacred to the Memory of Mr Charles GREEN (late of this Parish)
departed this Life the 27th of April 1799 Aged 35 years. "Winged with hope
my Soul triumphant flies/And makes its progress through the starry
skies/Delightful passage, sweet celestial Road/That leads me to my Saviour and
my God". Also to the Memory of Jane daughter of the above Mr Charles Green
who died in Her Infancy.
At back of this stone: Sacred to the Memory of Mrs Jane WOOD who with
patience under a devouring Disease on Earth, resigned herself to the Will of her
Redeemer in Hope of being numbered among the Blessed in Heaven. She departed
this Life 16th November 1821 in the 49th year of her Age. "Our Saviour wept
when Friendship claim’d a Tear/But more than Friendship claims that Tribute
here/All that endear enliven, sweeten life/Companion, Counsellor, Friend,
Parent, Wife/Fair, Rectitude, bright Truth – pure Faith combin’d/Good sense,
sound Judgment, and a polished Mind/With all the heaven born Charities that
glow/In clay imprison’d Spirits here below/Awake the soft Emotions of the
Soul/And call the Floods of Tears till Ocean roll".
147. [LXVII]. Headstone: Charles Harding WOOD died 9 April 1874 aet. 62.
148. [LXVIIIA]. Altar tomb: Here lieth the Body of Richard GIRLINGTON
late of this Parish Esquire who was a Commander in ye Royall Navy upwards of
Thirty years and departed this Life the 14th of December 1743 Aged 68 years.
Here also lieth the Body of John STACE late of Low Layton in the County of Essex
Esqr who departed this Life the 12th of August 1768 in the 43rd year of his Age.
149. (LXVIII]. Head and footstone: Sarah wife of Wm Tho. CARRINGTON 2nd
dau. of Wm WATSON 16 Feb. 1863 aet. 31.
150. [XLIX]. Headstone: William OXLEY 6 Aug 1817 aet. 46. Catherine his
wife 28 Oct 1847 aet. 73. George his son 14 Aug 1852 aet. 63.
151. [LXX]. Headstone: Joseph THOMPSON 15 Aug 1851 aet. 61. Mary his wife
30 Oct 1860 aet. 68.
152. [LXXI]. Headstone & footstone. Cherubs heads in centre with figures
of cherubs on each side: In Memory of Mr Edward BEST Senr (37 years Clerk of
this Parish) who departed this Life 8th March 1811 Aged 64 years. Also Ann wife
of the above who died 5th Novr 1779 aged 34 years. Also Edward BEST (52 Years
Sexton of this Parish) who died June 1st 1890 aged 78 years.
153. [LXXII]. Headstone: Mary wife of Edward BEST departed this life 23
May 1818 aet 36.
154. [LXXIII]. Head & footstone: Edward BEST 8 Nov. 1830 aged 63.
Sarah his wife 8 Jan 1837 aged 70. Edward his son 2 Nov. 1873 aged 83. Amy his
wife 6 May 1880 aged 92.
155. [LXXIV]. Headstone: Margaret Jane GRIFFIN 4 June 1879 aged 28. Mark
Griffin husband 19 July 1881 ag. 38.
156. [LXXV]. Head and body stone, a cherub blowing trump: In Memory of
George COOMBES late son of John & Ann Coombes of this Parish Yeoman who died
Sepr 21st 1793 Aged Six weeks. Also Ann Coombes sister to the above who died
April 20th 1800 Aged 11 years and 7 months. "Happy the Babes the Lord has
pleased to call/Whom we did know …………"/.
157. [LXXVI]. Head & body stone. Finely carvged cherubs heads, a female
figure in centre weeping over urn: In memory of Mr John COOMBES late of this
Parish Yeoman who departed this life the 4th day of Novr 1800 Aged 41 years. He
left a Wife and three Children viz: Edward, John and Mary Ann. "Beneath
this earth his mouldring ruins lay/Whose soul I trust is in eternal day/A tender
husband, a father mild/A pious pattern to each Lovi(n)g child/Nature prevail’d,
he drop’d a tender tear/At leaving those in life he lov’d so dear/A beam of
hope soon calm’d the rising sigh/He wip’d the crystal stream from either
eye./With Christian faith then met his awful door/His thoughts extended far
beyond the tomb/To that Supreme whose kind and righteous Power/Can heal our
grief in that distressing hour/To His decree he low’d his pious head/And with
a sigh was number’d with the dead". Also Ann wife of the above who
departed this life the 6th day of June 1844 Aged 80 years. Picture
158. [LXXVII]. Headstone. Cherub’s head: In Memory of Mrs Ann BULL wife
of Mr Henry Bull of this Parish who died the 12th of December 1757 Aged 61
years. Footstone: A.B. 1757. Moved parallel with Headstone.
159. [LXXVIII]. Head and footstone: Sarah DAVIS of Greenhithe 1 Sept.
1869 aged 62.
160. [LXXIX]. Head and footstone: Jessie Rose WOODHAMS 25 Aug 1886 aged 1
year 4 mos. Emily her sister 18 Sepr 1888 aged 13½ mos. Elizabeth their mother
23 Sepr 1889 aged 45.
161. [LXXX]. Headstone , much sunk: In Memory of Sarah, Wife of Arthur
TIMEWELL who departed this Life the 5th of September 1783 Aged 28 years. Also
Sarah Daughter of the above Arthur & Sarah Timewell who died in her infancy
September the 2nd 1783.
162. [LXXXI]. Headstone: In Memory of Sarah BOWRY Daughter of Beniamin
& Sarah BOWRY who departed this Life the 13th of Aug 1779 in the 6th year of
her Age. "Short was her days longer is her rest/God took her home He
thought it was the best". Also Mary Bowry who died the 19 Sept 1781 Aged 9
163. [LXXXII]. Head and footstone: In Memory of Elizabeth wife of James
HARCOURT who died November 20th 1803 Aged 46 years. Also James Harcourt 13 Feb.
1832 aged 75. James son of James Harcourt & Mary his 2nd wife 1 Nov. 1830,
23. William d. 7 Jan 1834, 21. Four children died in Infancy. Mary DEWBERRY
their Grandmother 7 Dec 1843, 78. Frances dau. of James Harcourt Jun. 12 May
1842, 14. Mary 2nd wife of James Harcourt 2 Oct. 1855, 66.
164. [LXXXIII]. Head and footstone: John HARPER many years Engineer to
Knight, Bevan & Sturge 22 Aug 1880 aged 67. The Stone was erected by
Subscription by his fellow workmen as a mark of their esteem. Eliza wife of
above 19 Dec. 1871 aged 51.
165. [LXXXIV]. Small black stone cross: Percy John son of William &
Ann KNIGHT 12 Nov. 1883 aged 7 years 4 months.
166. [LXXXV]. Small headstone, left hand blank, on right: In Memory of
Susannah Wife of Thos CHILD of this Parish she died Septr ye 18th 1757 Aged 36
167. [LXXXVI]. Head and footstone: Henry EVERIST 11 Jan 1815. 3 yrs &
C-F Note: Baptisms: 1809 Aug 10. Ann, dau. Henry & Ann EVEREST. 1811 Oct
9. Henry, son Henry & Ann Everest
168. [LXXXVII]. Headstone: Ann wife of Thomas Robert EVERIST 19 July 1867
aged 36. Thomas Robert Everist 17 July 1868 aged 50. Hester TOMLIN sister of
Thomas Robert Everist 10 May 1876 aged 64.
C-F Note: In Old Cemy Victoria, Australia. M.I. Henry EVERIST formerly of
Northfleet d. 16 Nov. 1854 aet. 77. his Wife Ann d. 18 Oct. 1847 aet. 74. From
N&Q May 1936.
169. [LXXXVIII]. Head and footstone: Edward Abraham BUCKLAND C.E. 27 Ap.
1878 aged 42. Edward Buckland father of above 20 Sept 1878 aged 7?.
170. [LXXXIX]. Head and footstone: The family grave of Mrs WARBOYS. Mr
Samuel HALSALL 28 July 1855 aged ??.
171. [XC]. Headstone. Inscription in Oval surmounted by ribbon: Sacred to
the Memory of William PEACHEY of this Parish who departed this Life the 16th of
September 1793 Aged 55 years. Left Issue 2 Sons & 2 Daughters (viz) Henry
William Frances & Ann. Also William, Grandson of the above who died in his
Infancy. "Neighbours and friends by death I’m snatch’d away/All you
that are alive in health today/May drop into the Grave for aught you know/Before
you are prepared and fit to go/A Wife and children dear I’ve left behind/But
mercy in the Lord I hope to find". PICTURE
172. [XCI]. Head and footstone: Sarah Ann PEACHEY 20 Feb. 1819 ag. 54.
Frances Ann wife of Isaac BROWN neice of above 4 March 1875 aged 60. Also above
Isaac S. Brown 14 Feb. 1895, 8?.
173. [XCII]. Head and footstone: Henry William PEACHY of Rosherville 25
Feb. 1870 aged 7?. Charlotte Rogers Peachy his relict 23 March 1877 aged ??.
174. [XCIII]. Headstone similar to XC: Sacred to the Memory of Frances
wife of James
MORRIS of this Parish who departed this Life the 27th of February 1800 Aged 31
years. Also Frances & Mary Daughters of the above who died in their Infancy.
"I hope with joy in Heaven to meet my King/With Angels and Archangels there
to sing/Then Husband. Brothers. Sisters dear Adieu/By God’s command I leave
the world and you/No more on Earth I shall your faces see/But hope in Heav’n
your Souls may happy be". Picture
175. [XCIV]. Small headstone: In Memory of John DOVE of this Parish who
departed this Life the 12th of September 1781 Aged 42 years. Left Issue one Son
& one Daughter viz. John & Sarah.
176. [XCV]. Head and footstone: Mary wife of George EDGELER 29 Nov. 1851,
53. Sarah LEE neice of above 9 Dec. 1859, 30. George EDGELER 6 June 1863, 68.
177. [XCVI]. Head and footstone: Selina dau. of William Henry &
Harriet COX of College Wharf, Lambeth, 16 May 1855 aged 10 years 10 months.
Harriet Cox 18 May 1870 aged 65. William Henry Cox 22nd May 1891, 85. Harriet
Sophia 28th June 1840, 8. Emma Matilda 6 Nov. 1836, 18 mos. Hephzebah 19 Mar
1840, 17 months. Sophia Isabella 7 Nov. 1844, 22 mos. William Henry Cox,
grandson of above 20 Mar 1860, 1 yr 10 mos.
178. [XCVII]. Headstone: Thomas EVERIST 15 Oct 1883, 77.
179. [XCVIII]. Headstone: James SELBY of Craylands Swanscombe 4 July
180a. [XCIX]. Head & footstone: Edwin Charles Austin COLYER 24 Jan
1878, 55 years. Mary BATCHELOR relict of above and wife of James Batchelor of
Cooling 17 Oct 1884 aged 59.
180b. [C]. Head & footstone: John BRIGGS 14 Jan. 1884 aged 56. Jane his wife
9 Feb. 1895 aged 65. Elizabeth his sister 2 Mar 1888 aged 57.
181. [CI]. Head & footstone, N.E. corner of Chancel: Francis TILDEN
10 Dec. 1862 aged 52. Mary Tilden 14 June 1865 aged 68.
182. [CII]. Headstone well carved, skulls, urns, etc. Inscription in two
divisions. On left side: Here lieth the Body of Thomas BETTS Senr late of
this Parish who Departed this Life April ye 10th 1760 Aged 86 Years. Also three
of his Grandchildren John, Jane & Richard. On right side: Here lieth
iner’d ye Body of Frances BETTS wife of Thos Betts of this Parish yeoman who
departed this life ye 21st of November 1744 in the 68 year of her Age. Left
Issue two Sons John & Thomas. She was a loving wife and tender Mother.
183. [CIII]. Head & footstone: John William JONES 14 Mar 1856 aged
46. Frances E.E. WISSENDEN his dau 27 Sep 1857 aged 28. Frances Elizabeth Jones
his wife 4 May 1890 aged 80.
184. [CIV]. Head & footstone: Haffel William COY 26 Ap. 1877 ag. 52.
Richard EDMEADES 10 May 1899 ag. 63.
185. [CV]. Head and footstone: :Lucy MULLINDER 30 Aug 1883 aged 21.
William Thomas Mullinder her father 9 Aug. 1892 aged 71.
186. [CVI]. Altar tomb: Here lieth Interr’d the Body of Mr John SEARLE
who departed this Life the 18th day of August 1737 Aged 37 Years. Also here
lieth Interr’d the Body of Susannah Searle daughter of the abovesaid who
departed this Life the 17th of September 1732 Aged Three Weeks.
187. [CVII]. Head & footstone: Elizabeth wife of James EDGELER Aug 13
1853, 63. James Edgeler March 12 1873, 81.
188. [CVIII]. Small Head & footstone: Mr Luke HATCH Died 10th
December 1808 Aged 64 years.
189. [CIX]. Small Headstone: In Memory of Hannah wife of Isaac SILLITOE
who departed this Life September 23rd 1792 Aged 54. Also the above Isaac
Sillitoe who departed this Life September 17th 1801 Aged 59 years. According
to register Bur. 21 Sep 1800.
190. [CX]. Head sand footstone obscured by laurel: James Bowen EARDLEY 2
Nov. 1888, 53. Mary his Mother 10 June 1877, 84.
191. [CXI]. Head and footstone: George BOWEN 22 May 1841, 72. Ann his
wife 27 Dec. 1822, 51. George their son 14 July 1818, 18. Two children died in
Infancy. John WARE son in law of George Bowen 21 Nov. 1865, 71. Ellen his wife
& dau. of George Bowen 13 Jan 1882, 84.
192. [CXII]. Cross, ornamented: Emma Elizabeth, wife of John George WARE
19 June 1887, 59. Milly her daughter 21 June 1875, 6?. Two children died in
infancy. John George Ware 19 Mar 1892, 64.
193. [CXIII]. Altar tomb. Inscription on top: Here lyeth the Body of Mr
John BUSHNELL Late of this Parish who departed this Life the 14th of March 1750
Aged 56 years. Also two Sisters & one Brother.
194. [CXIV]. Head & footstone: Thomas AVIS 6 June 1848 aged 49. Sarah
Ann his wife 26 Jan 1868 aged 77.
195. [CXV]. Head & footstone: Susannah dau. of Edward & Susannah
WALLIS 17 Dec 1834 aged 18. Edmund son of above 16 Oct 1815 aged 2. Sarah dau.
of above 3 Feb. 1818 aged 10y-7 mos. Helen dau. of above 14 June 1832 aged 7 yes
9 mos. Edmund son of above 25 Ap. 1843 16 years 4 mos. Mary Ann 7 Aug. 1850 aged
41. On back of same stone: Edmund WALLIS 6 Nov 1854 aged 77. William
James Wallis (his son) 16 Mar 1860 aged 38. Sarah his wife 1 Ap. 1865 aged 76.
Charlotte his daughter 28 Aug 1878, 60.
196. [CXVI]. Head & footstone: In Memory of Mrs Mary PATTERSON wife
of Mr James Patterson who departed this Life March 18th 1792 Aged 32 years. Also
the above Mr James Patterson died March the 30th 1799 Aged 45 Years.
"Farewell then Partner of my heart/I must bid you adieu/ My gracious God I
hope in peace/My soul shall rest with you".
197. [CXVII]. Head & footstone: Elizabeth WALE of this Parish 16 Oct
1842, 75. James WILKINS of Brompton in the Parish of Chatham 17 April 1839, 63.
Hannah his wife 14 Aug 1858, 72. Elizabeth dau. of Claudius & Susan CRADOCK
2 July 1834 aged 1 year 6 mo. Claudius Flowers Cradock Born 1798 died 1868.
Susan his wife Born 1799 Died 1880.
198. [CXVIII]. Head & footstone: John HOPE 27 March 1895 aged 70.
Mercy Hope 30 Aug 1896 aged 67.
199. [CXIX]. Cross: Charles JAMES son of Lieut-Colonel & Ellen James
Born in Ireland Aug 31st 1858 Died at Northfleet 15 Dec 1876, 18.
200. [CXX]. Head and footstone: Sacred to the Memory of Mrs Susanna
WISEMAN wife of Mr Thomas Wiseman who departed this Life October 7th 1831 Aged
70 years. Also the above Mr Thomas Wiseman who departed this Life October 18th
1831 Aged 70 years. "Long tried by sickness and by pain severe/Till Death
did end and stop its sad career/In Christ I trust in hopes to rise/To meet my
God above the skies". Mrs Henrietta CHIPPERFIELD Daughter of the above
Departed this Life 19 May 1831 Aged 33 years. Also Sir Thomas Wiseman, Bart.
Father to the above Thomas Wiseman who departed this Life Janry 30th 1810 Aged
201. [CXXI]. Head and footstone: Ann WISEMAN 9 Aug 1859, 79. Alexander
Wiseman 18 Aug 1861, 76. Alice STANLEY their Daughter 1 Jan 1891, 78.
202. (CXXII]. Head & footstone: John GAMMAN 12 Aug 1830 aged 50
(?30). Alice his wife 21 Oct 1844 (?1841) aged 67.
203. [CXXIII]. Head & body stone: James HARMAN of Purfleet Essex 29
Aug 1837, 85. Sarah wife of John Harman 31st Jan 1842, 62. John Harman 16 Aug
1856, 81. Long epitaph: (1): "In sickness sore near thirty
years/Helpless with pain mid grief and tears/I lay but still had had hopes of
rest/And with my Saviour’s love be blest/. He heard my prayers, my trouble o’er/In
pain and sorrow now no more/I rest in peace till that great day/When Christ
shall blot my sins away/. (2) He rests in peace his days of toil are o’er/His
virtues many and his sins were few/In heavenly bliss he’ll to the Saviour
soar/And freed from earthly sin his life renew".
204. [CXXIV]. Cross and footstone: William John POYNTER 23 May 1887, 45.
205. [CXXX]. Head and footstone: Lucibella Annie JOHNSON 12 Sept 1868
aged 3 months.
206. [CXXVI]. Head and footstone: Here lieth the Body of Mr Thomas PAIN
late Foreman Caulker at Messrs. Pilcher & Son’s Shipyard of this Parish
who departed this Life October the 9th 1814 Aged 53 years.
207. [CXXVII]. Head & footstone: Mr Thomas William TYLER died at
Milton next Gravesend 16 June 1858, 65. Mary his wife 4 May 1880, 87. Henrietta
MARTIN sister d. 30 Mar. 1881, 81. William Martin her husband 20 Mar 1890, 96.
208. [CXXVIII]. Head and footstone: Mr Samuel WORLAND formerly of Bethnal
Green Plumber, late of this Parish 29 Aug 1861, 58.
209. [CXXIX]. Low headstone: William HIGGINS died the 19 June 1781 in the
23rd Year of his Age.
210. [CXXX]. Headstone & footstone: Sarah Ann HIGGINS dau. of William
Higgins Builder & Undertaker of this Parish 7 Sepr 1827, 16. Thomas Higgins
son of William & Mary 9 Oct. 1816, 4 mos. Edmund Higgins 10 Jan 1821 aged 3
years. Thomas died in his infancy.
211. [CXXXI]. Head & footstone, elaborately carved: William HIGGINS
Builder & Undertaker 28 Aug 1828, 43. Mary his wife 28 Aug 1852, 78. William
his son 7 April 1860, 58. Picture
212. [CXXXII]. Headstone: Sacred to The Memory of Thomas FRY (late of
this Parish Millwright) who departed this Life the 2nd of April 1810 Aged 64
years. "With Christian faith he met his awful doom/His thoughts extended
far beyond the Tomb/To that Supreme whose kind and righteous power/ Can heal our
grief in that distressing hour/To His decree he low’d his pious head/Then with
a sigh was numbered with the dead".
213. [CXXXIII]. Head and footstone with flat coffin stone finely carved,
skull, cherubs, etc: In Memory of Mr Henry GREEN of this Parish Yeoman who
departed this Life the 19th of March 1788 Aged 73 Years. He left one Daughter
Anne the wife of Willm GLADDISH.
214. [CXXXIV]. Similar to last, different design of emblems: In Memory of
John GREEN son of Henry Green of this Parish who departed this Life 1st March
1786 Aged 43 years. Leaving a disconsolate widow. "Farewell dear Husband
partner of my heart/The time is come that you and I must part/ Yet hope to meet
in a better world than this/And there to join in one Eternal bliss". Also
Hannah wife of Thomas FRY formerly wife of the above John Green who departed
this Life November the 12th 1819 Aged 82 Years. "With patience to the last
she did submit/And murmur’d not at what the Lord thought fit/She with a
Christian courage did resign/Her soul to God at his appointed time".
215. [CXXXV]. Small headstone with skull in centre: In Memory of Jane the
wife of Henry GREEN of ys Parish died Oct 23rd 1772 Aged 78 years.
216. [CXXXVI]. Small headstone with Cherub’s head. Footstone sunk: In
Memory of John HARNDEN of this Parish who departed this Life April the 20th 1770
Aged 29 years. Left Issue by Ann his wife one Son John.
217. [CXXXVII]. Small headstone, cherub, skull, crossbones, etc: In
Memory of Thomas CARR of this Parish who departed this Life the ../ of April
1777 Aged 30 years. (According to the Register – April 22).
218. [CXXXVIII]. Headstone & coffin stone: Sacred to the Memory of Mr
John HARNDEN late of this Parish who died Sept 26th 1804 Aged 36 Years also Ann
Harnden daughter of the above who died July 2nd 1800 Aged 1 Year & 11
Months. Likewise John Nathaniel Harnden son of the above who died Sept 22nd 1804
Aged 1 Year and 4 Months. He left behind a tender Wife and three Children viz.
Martha, Jane and Elizabeth Ann. Also Mrs Anne GLADDISH who departed this Life
23rd April 1814 Aged 76 years. "Delight thou in the Lord and he shall give
thee thy heart’s desire. Psalm 37th Verse 4. Likewise Martha HARNDEN
Daughter of the above who departed this Life 8th of May 1814 Aged 17 years.
219. [CXXIX]. Headstone: William HONE 20 Dec. 1884, 89. Charlotte his
wife 7 June 1890, 65.
220. [CXL]. Head and footstone, close to the North door: Sacred to the
Memory of Joseph LARGE who departed this Life the 19th of April 1810 Aged 45
years. Also Lydia wife of the above Joseph Large who departed this Life the 17th
of February 1807 Aged 45 years. "Here lies the comfort of my Life/The best
of Husbands to a Wife/I hope myself shall happy be/When I come in the Grave with
thee/. Peace from Sorrows murmuring Voice/It pleased Heavens High Decree/God
took him hence it was his choice/Submissive to his will I’ll be".
221. [CXLI]. Head & footstone: Sacred to the Memory of Mr Robert
SNOWDEN of this Parish who departed this Life the 6th of December 1810 Aged 74
222. [CXLII]. Head & footstone: In Memory of Ann wife of Robert
SNOWDEN of this Parish who departed this Life August the 29th 1794 Aged 47
years. Left Issue three Sons (viz) Robert, James and William. "In spite of
Death the action of the Just/Will smell sweet on Earth and Blossom in the
Dust". Also John Snowden Grandson of the above who died December the 14th
1803 Aged 1 year & 1 month.
223. [CXLIII]. Head & footstone: Sarah wife of Robert SNOWDEN 10 June
1836, 50 leaving a husband & three children. Robert Snowden 22 March 1840,
68. George his son 30 Nov. 1847, 20.
North West Angle.
224. [CXLIV]. A flat stone with iron railings: Here lies Eliza Mary de
SAINT ANTOINE Countess of Fleury, Baroness of Perignan who died in Paris 20
September 1862. Erected to her Memory by Hippolyte her Husband and Clifford her
only Son. "Mine eyes and mine heart shall be there perpetually". And
of Hippolite, COUNT de FLEURY born January 18th 1800, died January 24th 1891.
South West Angle.
225. [CXLV]. Headstone: William Henry HONEYCOMBE 16 Feb. 1887, 29.
Margarita Honeycombe 27 Aug. 1875, 61. Emma wife of S. Honeycombe 7 Dec. 1890,
226. [CXLVI]. Headstone: Mrs Eleanor BARKER late of Gravesend, Born 24
Feb. 1784 died 12 April 1860. James Shipley Barker son, 1 June 1879, 63.
Elizabeth Ann Barker Born 29 Dec 1809, Died 7 Dec. 1793 (sic).
227. [CXLVII]. Obelisk with iron railing round. Coat of Arms. West side:
Sacred to the Memory of Edward FIELD Esqr late Royal Artillery and Justice of
the Peace for the County of Suffolk. He died 10 day of May 1863. A tablet
erected in the Church records the decease of Mary his beloved wife whose remains
are deposited in a Vault within the Church now closed by Act of Parliament. South
side: In loving memory of Aesculapius FIELD third and youngest son of Dr.
Field, Born on the 18th of June 1812 at Whitehall, Debenham Suffolk, Died on the
16th of July 1891 At his residence Del Rey House Cheltenham. for 21 years a
Member of Her Majesty’s Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms and retired
Captain. "Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God". Matt.
Chap.V, verse VIII.
Portion of Churchyard west of path leading to Vicarage.
228. [CXLVIII[. A large floriated altar tomb surrounded by three cornered
massive iron railings:
South side: Sacred to the Memory of Elizabeth the devoted and attached wife of
Lieut. Colonel GLADDISH of Bycliffes Gravesend. She departed this Life August
4th 1866 Aged 69 in the fiftieth year of her married life respected and
regretted by all who knew her. "There remaineth therefore a rest to the
people of God". Hebrews IV. v.9. "The memory of the just is
blessed". Proverbs X.7. Arms on East side. North side: Sacred
to the Memory of William GLADDISH of Bycliffes Gravesend Esqre Lieutenant
Colonel of the First Administrative Brigade Kent Artillery Volunteers, Deputy
Lieutenant and Justice of the Peace for the same County who died the 28th of
April 1871 in the 79th Year of his Age. West side: Sacred to the Memory
of Thomas Nunn GLADDISH of Pettings, Ash near Wrotham Esqr who departed the 8th
day of March 1877 in the 81st year of his Age.
229. [CXLIX]. Head & footstone: Samuel John GARDNER 4 June 1870, 48.
Mary Ann Gardner sister 4 Jan 1893, 70. Mary Ann CABLE their devoted servant 17
March 1886 aged 73.
230. [CL]. Headstone with railings: "The Lord gave and the Lord hath
taken away". In Memory of Louisa the beloved wife of Alfred ROSHER who died
September 26th 1871 Aged 39. Also Edward BURCH Son of the above who died Nov 17
1871 Aged 9 weeks.
Newspaper reports: ROSHER. Killed in action, at Shaiba, on the 14th April,
Henry Louis Rosher, Lieut.-Colonel, 2nd. Batt. Dorset Regiment, eldest son of
the late Alfred Rosher, The Grange, Rosherville, near Gravesend.
Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Louis Rosher, 2nd. Battalion Dorset Regiment, fell
at Shaiba, on April 14. The eldest son of the late Alfred Rosher, of The Grange,
Rosherville, near Gravesend, he was born in May 1866, and gained his first
appointment in February 1885. He became captain in 1891, major in 1902, and
lieutenant-colonel in 1910. From 1897 to 1902 he served as D.A.A.G. in India.
231. [CLI]. Cross with wreath on marble pedestal, with railings round:
Anne Maude Daughter of James BRIGGS Priest M.A. Born May 1st Baptized June 8th
A.D. 1860. Died April 12th A.D. 1866.
232. [CLI]. Iron railings with small stone: J.M. 27 May 1861.
233. [CLII]. Head and footstone: Joseph child of Frederick Joseph &
Annie EBDON 29 July 1872 aged 14 mos. Annie Jane 4 May 1873 aged 7 weeks.
234. [CLIII]. Headstone in railing: John CRICHTON 19 Jan 1870 aged 64.
Jane his wife 1 April 1901 aged 92. John David his son born Feb. 15 1848 d. 29
Nov. 1896, also three children interred in the Burying ground of Rochester
Cathedral (viz) Hannah died 5 Feb. 1843 aged 16 mos. Jane died 11 Dec 1844 aged
6 yrs 8 mos. Elizabeth Jane 19 Sept. 1853 17 mos. Mary Garner RICHARDS 3 Nov.
1870 aged 34. Interred in Santon Downham Churchyard.
235. [CLIV]. Cross on large pillar with railings round. East: John VAN,
B. 8 Dec. 1806. Obit 29 Feb 1876. Susanna his wife B. 11 March 1806. Obit 9 June
1887. 20 yrs Member of the Guild of S. Botolph. Also Oscar Cascillus 3rd Son.
Died in New Zealand Aged 44. South side: Ernest Adolphus 4th son died at
Sydney June 1892, 57. North side: Bertha Matilda their daughter died Ap.
1870, 27. also John Augustus, Levinia Leonora, Isabella Florinda interred in
Gravesend Cemetery. Also Julia. Montague Frederick & Walter Scott. interred
at S. Pauls Deptford.
236. [CLV]. Head and footstone: Mary wife of Henry HARRISON 23 Mar 1865,
76. Henry Harrison 2 July 1875, 76.
237. [CLVI]. Large cross on base with iron railing: East base of
cross: Here resteth the Body of The Revd. Robert JOYNES M.A. 46 years Rector
of Gravesend Died 13th September 1891 Aged 70 years. "Them that sleep in
Jesus will God bring with him. I. Thess. 4.c. 14v. Also Anna Maria Joynes
the dearly beloved wife of the above. Died January 22nd 1893 Aged 75 years. On
cross: "Jesus thou Son of David have mercy on me". S. base of
Cross: Here resteth the Body of Herbert Baker younger Son of the Revd.
Robert and Anna Maria JOYNES of Gravesend. Born 14th September 1857 Died 29th
238. [CLVII]. Head and footstone: George GREENSTREET 24 Dec. 1887, 76.
Elizabeth his wife 19 Jan 1874, 66.
239. [CLVIII]. Head and footstone with floreated cross on it: Charles
Mayhew SPENCER son of Wm & Hannah Spencer 23rd May 1862, 9 mos.
240. [CLIX]. Cross with "Thy Will be done" on the arms. Railings
round: Bessie, wife of Ernest BARNES 23 April 1868, 24.
241. [CLX]. Headstone and curb: Edward Henry BYERS 21st Aug. 1861, 19.
241a. [CLXI]. Stone slab surrounded with railings: Edward GOLDSMITH late
H.E.I.C.S. 24 Sep. 1860 aged 79.
242. [CLXII]. Headstone with stone slab and railing: John CAYLEY formerly
of Upper St. Islington 23 July 1861, 55. John Henry Cayley his son 20 June 1868,
32. On slab: Eliza widow of John DUNSTON Esqr 18 Feb 1873, 75. Mary wife
of above John Cayley 13 Sep. 1885, 73.
243. [CLXIII]. Head and footstone: William John HICKS Esqr late E.I.C.S.
15 Oct 1862, 72. Erected by widow & brother George Hicks C.B. H.M.I.S. Miss
Caroline HICKS 6 July 1864, 82. Mrs Catharine Hicks wife of above 10 Dec. 1866,
244. [CLXIV]. Head and footstone: John Arnold MAXWELL 11 June 1870, 67.
John Thomas Maxwell his only son, Lloyds Surveyor 7 Jan 1867, 36. Leaving a
large family to deplore his loss.
245. [CLXV]. Cross with slab and railings. On sides of slab: Sarah
Esdaile LEES 24 March 1866. Anna Maria Lees 26 July 1882. On cross: Louisa Ann
Moreton DYER 20 May 1884.
246. [CLXVI]. Large stone vault with iron railings and urn on top (broken):
"Omnino ex Voluntate Dei". South side: Mr Henry CLEVERLY late
of the Parish of Gravesend Obit October the 17th 1806 Aetat 41 years. North
side: Sacred to the Memory of Sarah relict of Mr Henry CLEVERLY late of
Gravesend Obiit October 9th 1823 Aetat 50.
247. [CLXVII]. Headstone with cherub’s heads, skulls, etc: In Memory of
Ambrose LEE Son of Ambrose & Elizabeth Lee who died 20th August 1819 Aged 6
years. "E’er Sin could blight or Sorrow fade/Death came with friendly
care/The opening bud to Heaven convey’d/And bade it blossom there".
248. [CLXVIII]. Head and footstone: Sacred to the Memory of Ambrose LEE
who died Sepr 22nd 1824 Aged 32 years. Leaving a wife and five children to
Bewail their loss. "Dear Wife & Children be con(tent)/For unto you I
was but lent/The debt is paid, my Grave you s(ee)/Prepare yourselves to follow
249. [CLXIX]. Head and footstone: Charles William PAYNE 21 May 1880, 74.
Martha Page Payne widow 22 Mar. 1885, 75.
250. [CLXX]. Head & footstone: Francis CATTLEY Esqr formerly
H.E.I.C.S. 5 Aug. 1851.
251. [CLXXI]. Cross and footstone: Jesu Mercy. Emma C. WYLLY widow of the
late Lieutenant Aylmer Wylly of the H.E.I.C.S. Died at the adjoining Manor House
23rd June 1868 aged 47 years.
252. [CLXXII]. Head and footstone: Edward Prentis HENSLOW Esqr born 30
Aug 1772 Died 15 May 1857. Cecelia Maria Henslow his wife B. 1 Sept. 1767 D. 5
253. [CLXXIII]. Cross and curb: Georgie, dau of Jonathan LEAVEN. Captain
R.N. b. 4 June 1803 died 8 July 1883.
From here in rows beginning at back by West wall.
254. [CLXXIV]. Headstone: Here Lieth the Remains of Jane and Sarah
FRIEND daughrs of John and Elizabeth Friend. Jane died December 18th 1802 Aetat
3 years 4 Months (Buried Dec. 16th – evidently mistake in cutting stone).
Sarah died January 2nd 1803 Aetat 1 year 10 Months. Mr John Friend Father 17
Feb. 1843, 83. Elizabeth his Wife 5 Mar. 1852, 82. Jane their daughter 25 Dec.
1854, 49. F.S: J.F. (date sunk), S.F. 1803.
255. [CLXXV]. Wooden cross with china plaque: Mary Jane NEWMAN b. 30 Sept
1806 D. 12 Sept 187?.
256. [CLXXVI]. Headstone, ornamental curb: Edwin C. KNIBBS 27 June 1884,
62, George Knibbs 9 July 1875, 32. Edith Elizabeth eldest dau. of Captain Thomas
and Maria CARR & grand-dau. of above 3 May 1894, 15. Interred in Gravesend
257. [CLXXVII]. Marble cross with recumbent one on slab. South side: Jesu
Mercy. In loving Memory of John Fuller RUSSELL, B.C.L. FSA Priest, First Rector
of Greenhithe, Kent Born 16 August 1813 Entered into rest 6th April (Palm
Sunday) 1884. North side: Also of Rosalie RUSSELL the beloved wife of the
aforesaid John Fuller Russell Born 1st Dec. 1820 Entered into Rest 4 March 1883.
East side: Also of their eldest son John Croshaw Thomas Russell b. 7
August 1846 At rest 19 Nov. 1881.
258. [CLXXVIII]. Head & footstone: Amy Gertrude dau. of Shepherd
STEADMAN & Margaret Charlotte CRISPE 11 Nov. 1864 aged 16 mos. Ann Crispe 23
Jan 1873 aged 81.
259. [CLXXIX]. Stone cross with iron railings: Eliza Mary Ann BARLOW 19
Mar. 1865, 22.
260. [CLXXX]. Head and footstone: Frederick Greaves HAYNE, M.R.C.S. 19
Nov. 1881, 49. Eva Louisa youngest child of above & Mary Ann his wife 9 Sep.
261. [CLXXXI]. Head and footstone: Mrs Sarah WOOD widow of Humphrey Wood
Esqr, formerly of Brinton, Surrey, late of Huggen’s College. Born 16 May 1775
Died May 24 1851.
262. [CLXXXII]. Headstone & body stone: George Wells HARRISON late of
Milton next Gravesend died at Huggen’s Collegte 2 Jan 1850, 69. Mary Ann his
relict 26 Dec. 1858, 70.
263. [CLXXXIII]. Small headstone & footstone (perished). Footstone:
264. [CLXXXIV]. Flat slab with ornamental cross: Catherine DENISON May
1848, 75. At end of stone: Ellen Sophia CLARK 22 Ap. 1857, 16.
265. [CLXXXV]. Head and footstone: Edward HULL died at Huggen’s College
22 Jan. 1851, 70. Marianne Frances Hull d. 7 Sept 1860, 79.
266. [CLXXXVI]. Head and footstone: Elizabeth Evelyn widow of William
Henry CROOK, L.L.D. d. 5 Jan 1861, 74. Elizabeth widow of Benjamin RIDGE,
Surgeon 18 Nov. 1862, 83. Evelyn Mary WILLIAMSON dau. of John & Evelyn Crook
died at Concordia, S.America 27 May 1884, 31. Evelyn Siddon Crook 29 Feb. 1888,
ag. 6 mos.
C-F Note 1862, Nov. 18. At Northfleet in her 84th year Elizabeth, relict of
the late Benjamin Ridge, surgeon of Lambeth (T).
267. [CLXXXVII]. Head and footstone: Henry Winbolt ANDERSON 19 Feb. 1863,
83. Mary Ann (his relict) 16 Oct. 1868, 80.
C-F Note (1863, Feb. 19. At Northfleet, Kent, after a very long illness aged
83 Mr Henry Winbolt Anderson the youngest & last surviving son of the
late Mr William Anderson of Gracechurch St. London (T).
268. [CLXXXVIII]. Small cross, ornamented: Beatrice Rose POPE, b. 15 July
1881 d. 24 April 1883. Grace Hilda (Tottens) Pope, b. 31 Dec. 1885 d. 17 Dec.
269. [CLXXXIX]. Headstone, flat stone & iron railing: Frederick Wolfe
2nd s. of late Thomas HENNAH, H.E.I.C.S. b. 27 Mar 1828, d. 2nd Sept. 1874. Rev.
W.H. Hennah, F.R.A.S. son of above 25 Sept 1881, 31. Frederick Wolfe son of
above Wm Hy Hennah died at Montreal 18 Dec 1897, 24.
270. [CXC]. Headstone and iron railings: Maria wife of Edward John STIBBS
Pilot of Gravesend died suddenly 29 August 1891 aged 55.
271. [CXCI]. Headstone and curb: William son of Edmund and Emily WALLIS,
B. 22 Mar 1883, D. 15 Aug 1885. Sidney their 2nd son, b. 15 Jan 1887, d. 8 Mar
272. [CXCII]. Head and footstone: Jame Read READER natus 10th November
1793, denatus 1st March 1866.
273. [CXCIII]. Granite slab enclosed with high iron railings: Amelia wife
of Mr John PREST of this Parish 15 Nov. 1847 ag. 48. John Prest 4 March 1866,
274. [CXCIV]. Head and footstone: Hester relict of Dr VEITCH, M.D. of
Horncastle, Lincolnshire 28 Feb. 1866, 77.
275. [CXCV]. Headstone and curb: William Eldred HARRIS for many years
organist of this Church & Recorder of the Guild of St. Botolph Northfleet 3
Nov. 1875, 33.
276. [CXCVI]. Granite headstone: Margaret Elizabeth CHAMPION 9 Mar 1864.
Mary Ann Champion 17 Nov. 1876.
277. [CXCVII]. Four ornamental headstones enclosed by stone wall and iron
railings: In memory of Francis SOUTHGATE Born March 9th 1792, Died May 29th
1870. Also of Harriet his wife Born September 19th 1796, Died January 4 1877.
Also of George PRINCE Son-in-law of the above, Born March 7th 1816, Died Nov 9th
1872. Also Harriett Prince wife of the above, Died 5th Febry 1899 Aged 78 years.
278. [CXCVIII]. Francis Thomas SOUTHGATE, Born July 25th 1818, Died February
279. [CXCIX]. Badge of S. Botolph’s Guild at top of tombstone):
Frederic SOUTHGATE, Priest, Vicar of Northfleet and first Provost of the Guild
of St. Botolph, Born Dec. 7th 1825 Died January 30th 1885. "I have kept the
280. [CC]. James Henry GRAMSHAW, Born December 30th 1819, Died October 10th
1902. Also Ellen Gramshaw, wife of the above, Born January 16, 1821, Died April
281. [CCI]. Ornamental cross and iron railing: Camilla DETTMAR 17 October
1875, 53. Henry Dettmar 23 May 1895, 76.
282. [CCII]. Head and footstone: Samuel BLAXLAND Born at Fordwich in this
country 17 Sept 1772 Died at Huggens College 12 Jan. 1857.
283. [CCIII]. Large vault with iron railings. Inscriptions only on 2 Eastern
panels: Sacred to the Memory of Rev. Richard KEATS, M.A. Vic. of this Parish
who died 30th May 1858 Aged 67 years. Sacred to the Memory of Mary Eliza wife of
the Rev. Richard KEATS. Interr’d 20 June 1843 Aged 45 years. Inscription on
South panel: Sacred to the Memory of Matilda Eliza Louisa, Widow of Revd.
Richard Keats M.A. who died 4th November 1907 Aged 102 years.
Newpaper Article: Death of Mrs Keats.
Rosherville Lady Centenarian.
Mrs Matilda Keats, widow of a former vicar of Northfleet, passed away at her
residence, 7 Lansdowne-square, Rosherville, on Monday, in her 103rd year.
Mrs Keats, who celebrated her 102nd birthday on Sunday week, was a remarkable
lady. Physically she was, as it were, in perfect health up to the time of her
death, and simply faded away in her sleep, and mentally she was equally as sound
to the last. Her mental freshness, indeed, was quite exceptional, having regard
to her years, for to the last her memory of near events was equally as vivid as
those of the long ago. Especially for matters military – induced, no doubt, by
her close relationship with distinguished military figures – she had a
wonderfully retentive memory, and the manner in which she was accustomed to
recite reminiscences made her a most engaging personality.
Born just six days after the battle of Trafalgar, the days of her childhood were
critical times in the world’s history, and to her friends there was nothing
more interesting than to hear her discant on epoch-making events of the last
century. She well remembered as a child her cousin, Capt. KELLY, return to
Tilbury after the battle of Waterloo, with his charger. Capt. Kelly, of the 1st
Life Guards, served with distinction in that famous conflict, and was promoted
to the rank of major for gallant conduct. Mrs Keats was born in Ireland, and was
the daughter of Major-General Thomas Kelly, K.C., who for nearly 50 years was
commandant at Tilbury Fort and Gravesend. He was a fine type of the old military
figure, and his personality is still recalled by many of the older residents of
the borough of Gravesend. Mrs Keats was virtually a resident of this locality
the whole of her long life. Her husband was the Rev. Richard Keats, vicar of
Northfleet, who died in 1858. There was no issue of the marriage. After his
demise she took up residence at 7, Lansdowne-square in 1863, and lived a quiet,
retired life there for 44 years. The last hat which her husband wore to this day
finds a place on the peg in the hall! Her elder brother was General Kelly, C.B.
who served in the Scuide war under Sir Chas. NAPIER.
The funeral will take place this (Friday) afternoon at Northfleet Churchyard at
two o’clock, the remains being laid to rest near those of her late husband.
Front row by the path leading to Vicarage.
284. [CCIV]. Head and footstone: Elizabeth, wife of Capt. George
WINCHESTER Born 10 June 1817 Died Jan. 3 1858.
285. [CCV]. Head, foot and body stone: James BROWN of this Parish 13 Feb.
1815, 34. Lydia his wife 20 May 1845, 69. Ann their youngest daughter 24 Feb.
1834, 19. Also 2 Daughters who died in infancy. All the above lie under the
adjacent vault except the two children who are buried under the stone.
286. [CCVI]. Large granite block (grey) surrounded by railings with recumbent
cross: Susannah wife of George French RICHMOND b. 30 Aug. 1812 d. 23 Feb.
1873. Sarah Mary wife of George French Richmond b. 11 April 1825 d. 23 Sep.
1877. Harriott Ann BROWN eldest sister of Susannah Richmond b. 19 March 1808 d.
20 April 1861. George French Richmond b. 11 July 1808 d. 16 Feb. 1885.
287. [CCVII]. Head and footstone: Susannah wife of William CHAPMAN and
sister of Lydia BROWN 27 Oct. 1829, 63. Martha wife of William Thomas Brown b.
21 June 1807 d. 13 Feb. 1866. Lydia Ann Brown 9 April 1844, 48. William Thomas
Brown 4 Jan. 1887, 77.
288. [CCVIII]. Head and footstone, with angel: Charles Howard WHITE 24
May 1875, 38.
289. [CCIX]. Head and footstone: William PINK 16 July 1880, 77.
290. [CCX]. Head and footstone: Sarah CUTTS 29 Jan. 1837, 76. Sarah
Martha wife of Mr William PINK, dau. of above 30 Nov. 1848, 51. Elizabeth Pink
27 Aug. 1874, 57.
291. [CCXI]. Flat slab stone (much dilapidated): John Andrews CARPENTER
26 Dec 1846, 68. Jane his wife 18 Mar 1847, 69.
292. [CCXII]. Head & footstone: Elizabeth PETTMAN 3rd dau. of William
Pettman formerly of Ham next Sandwich D. at No.7 The College, Northfleet 5 Aug.
293. [CCXIII]. Cross with iron railing: Sarah MASON 27th Oct. 1865.
294. [CCXIV]. Low head & footstone, with Cross springing from head:
William HUDDLESTON Born 12 Oct. 1780. Died 2 Nov. 1856.
295. [CCXV]. Low head and footstone: W. LORD 1852.
296. [CCXVI]. Head & footstone: Clement ROGERS 18 June 1841, 30. Also
in the adjoining grave lieth William LORD 30 Sept. 1852, 29.
297. [CCCVII]. Head & footstone: Margaret da. of Captain Charles
LEIGHTON and Maria KENNETT 22nd Sept. 1837, 5 days.
North of Church and small path.
298. [CXVIII]. William FULLER son of William & Charlotte Fuller 19
Aug. 1818, 30. Six lines of epitaph. Kezia dau of the above 8 June 1817,
299. [CCXIX]. Head and footstone: Eliza Ann WHIFFEN 21 Oct. 1860, 21.
Eliza wife of David Whiffen 28 Sept 1864, 31. Edith Clara dau. of David and
Catherine Whiffen died 21 Dec. 1872 aged 10 weeks and 4 days. David Whiffen 13
July 1873, 75.
300. [CCXX]. Small low cross: Martin RAY formerly of Franks Hall, Horton
Kirby died at Northfleet 12 Aug. 1882, 59.
301. [CCXXI]. Inscription in Russian. The following was found loose at
the end of the volume.
Translation: "Repose, dear brother until the gladsome
morning". Russian Imperial Service Volunteer Timothy IVANOV. This Memorial
was erected by his brother Lieutenant Alexander Ivanov in April 1813.
East of path leading from school to Church.
This Memorial was over the grave in Northfleet Churchyard on the N.
side of the Church. It was sought for by James BENSON of Gravesend and
discovered by him in 1945.The face of the stone was worn and covered in places
by lichen. The letters had to be felt for by the fingers, and a light coating of
chalk applied in order to show the incised letters. During the ensuing winter,
frost split the face of the stone and the inscription perished.
The man commemorated is said to have died as the result of an
explosion on a Russian ship being repaired in Pitchers Dockyard, Northfleet. His
brother was will be noted caused the stone to be erected nearly 12 years later.
The "day" may be an instruction to the sculptor to be filled in when
the erection took place with a numerical date. (In the Burial Register the
name appears mistakenly as M.F. JOANOFF).
302. [CCXXII]. Head and footstone: Charlotte wife of William MILES 11
June 1869, 27. Mary Ann wife of the above 6 Dec. 1898, 50.
303. [CCXXIIIA]. Head and footstone with railings: Ann Smith WHARTON
obiit 21 March 1852, 63. Elizabeth Mary wife of Mr Avery BAKER of Perry St. in
this Parish and sister of the above obiit May 28th 1854, 59. also Mr Avery Baker
obiit 27 Sept. 1871, 79. Elizabeth S.M.A. Baker widow of above 13 Jan. 1905, 70.
304. [CCXXIIIB]. Cross & curb: Harriet FARR 11 June 1868, 3.
Elizabeth Farr 17 July 1870, 70. Elizabeth wife of Frank Farr 11 Dec 1904, 67.
305. [CCXXIV]. Head and footstone: Nathaniel SMITH 3 Mar 1873, 53. Sarah
his wife 18 Nov. 1885, 66.
306. [CCXXV]. Head and footstone: Robert NEVINS Esqr 11 Nov. 1854, 63.
307. [CCXXVI]. Flat stone next Vicarage: In Memory of Louisa RICKARDS
daughter of John and Mary RICKARDS after a painful and protracted illness of 13
months borne with Christian fortitude while on a visit at the residence of her
brother-in-law Chas ROSHER Esqr. She expired 3rd April 1857 Aged 53. "In
hope of a glorious resurrection".
308. [CCXXVII]. Large vault with iron railings. West side:
Sacred to the Memory of Sarah the wife of Jeremiah ROSHER Esqr of Crete Hall who
died May the 20th 1841 Aged 71 years. Sacred to the Memory of Jeremiah Rosher
Esqr of Crete Hall who died Dec. 3rd 1848 Aged 83 years. South
side: Sacred to the Memory of Sarah the wife of Jeremiah Burch ROSHER Esqr
who died July 9th 1841 Aged 32 years. Sacred to the memory of Sarah Rosher
spinster the daughter of Jeremiah and Sarah Rosher of Crete Hall who departed
this life 7 April 1848 Aged 52 years. East side: Sacred to the Memory of
Mary Rachel wife of George Rocher Esqr and eldest dau. of John BRENCHLEY Esqr of
Wombwell Hall who died April 6th 1852 aged 28. Also to the Memory of George
Rosher Esqr husband of the above and fourth son of Jeremiah & Sarah Rosher
of Crete Hall b. 8 Oct. 1803 d. 19 Nov. 1885. Sacred to the Memory of Charles
Rosher Esqr second son of Jeremiah and Sarah Rosher of Crete Hall Died 9th
January 1861 Aged 66 years. North side: Sacred to the Memory
of Sophia ROSHER spinster last surviving daughter of Jeremiah and Sarah Rosher
of Crete Hall who departed this life the 3rd day of Decr 1873 Aged 72 years.
Sacred to the memory of William Rosher Esqr J.P. for the County of Kent fifth
son of Jeremiah and Sarah Rosher of Crete Hall b. 24 Aug. 1805 d. 22nd April
1879. Also to the Memory of Isabella Belinda widow of the above and dau. of the
late William STAFF Esqr b. 29 July 1807 d. 12 Nov. 1881.
309. [CCXXVIII]. Flat stone next Vicarage: Ann relict of George GOLDING
Esqr of Trewyn House, Herefordshire d. 5 Jan. 1861, 89.
310. [CCXXIX]. Headstone with railings: Mary Ann daughter of William and
Eleanor WHITEHEAD of Chelsea, Middlesex, 26 July 1830 aged 23 & 7 mos.
Catharine Maude, 7th and youngest daughter of William AND Elizabeth WHITEHEAD of
this Parish, 4 Jan. 1852, Aged 5-6 mos.
311. [CCXXX]. Head & footstone: Lydia, dau of Ricahrd and Alicia
JONES of Gloucester, 22 Aug. 1830 aged 7.
312. [CCXXXI]. Head & footstone: Susannah Ann, dau of Nathaniel and
Sarah SMITH, 17 Mar 1881 aged 27. Sally, eldest sister of above 5 Oct. 1894, 46.
313. [CCXXXII]. Head & footstone: Leila Cordelia SMITH, 27 Dec. 1884,
25. Ann Elizabeth her sister 13 April 1892, 41.
314. [CCXXXIII]. Head and footstone: Robert BOSSLEY 26 Oct. 1881, 66.
Eleanor Sarah MOORE 6 Dec. 1886, 32. Barbara Ann Bossley 21 July 1899, 86.
315. [CCXXXIV]. Head and footstone: John HOOKER 25 Jan. 1885, 72. Eliza
his wife 8 Dec. 1901, 85. Frederick William their son 31 Mar. 1871, 27.
316. [CCXXXV]. Headstone and railings: Thomas HOOKER 24 Dec. 1817, 80.
Sally his wife 19 Feb. 1828, 83. Sophia grand-daughter of above and wife of John
James William SIMONS of Garden Cottage, Gravesend 17 Jan. 1859, 49. Eliza Maria
wife of William PATIENCE 14 July 1880, 42. William, husband of Eliza Maria
Patience 11 Feb. 1895, 60.
317. [CCXXXVI]. Headstone: William TISDELL d. at Gravesend 22 Nov. 1858,
23. "How fair is the rose, whose Beautiful Flower/In the glory of April and
May/When the leaves are beginning to fade in an hour/They wither and die in a
Day. So fair is the youth in the Beauty of Men/They are fair and look gay like
the Rose/But all our fond care to preserve them is vain/Time kills them as fast
as it goes. Then I’ll not be proud of my Youth or my Beauty/Since both of them
wither and fade/But gain a good name by well doing my duty/It will scent like
the Rose when you’re dead". Ann WHIFFEN 21 Dec. 1822 aged 56. Richard
Whiffen 21 Dec. 1840 aged 74.
318. [CCXXXVII]. Head and footstone: James PHILLIPS 10 Jan. 1856 aged 62.
Harriet his wife 20 Oct. 1861 aged 62.
319. [CCXXXVIII]. Head and footstone: Sarah wife of John STEDMAN 15 Oct.
1867, 60. John Stedman died at Woolwich 18 Mar. 1870, 62.
320. [CCXXXIX]. White cross: Esther Ann BAILEY 13 Dec. 1882, 68. Hester
Sarah GOSLING her grand daughter 20 Jan. 1893 aged 16 mos.
321. [CCXL]. Head and body stone: William ARNOLD 1 Sept. 1827, 85.
Elizabeth WOODHEAD his relict 28 April 1848, 74.
322. [CCXLI]. Head and footstone: Mary Ann dau. of Richard and Esther
MILES 31 May 1858, 16. Esther Miles 9 Mar. 1869, 54. Richard Miles 11 July 1871,
323. [CCXLII]. Head and footstone with carving of an eye or a sun on a
ribbon: "Our days are like a shadow tha./declineth". Sacred to the
Memory of William WARD of this Parish who departed this Life Dec. the 22nd 1797
Aged 41 years. "Here Heaven nor chide pale sorrow’s sigh,/Behold the
anguish bead in pity’s eye./Affection bend and kiss th’ afflicting
rod/Bewail Ward’s fate and bless the world’s great God". (These
lines much worn).
324. [CCXLIII]. Head and footstone: Sarah wife of Henry Ellis MOSELEY 23
Aug. 1846, 68. Henry Ellis Moseley 13 Mar. 1847, 64.
325. [CCXLIV]. Head & footstone next wall: Elizabeth wife of Thomas
SWITSUR 16 Sept 1849, 58. Thomas Switsur 8 July 1860, 69. Elizabeth wife of
James ENTICKNAP neice of above 11 Jan. 1890, 66. James Enticknap 19 Nov. 1899,
326. [CCXLV]. Head and footstone: William son of Thomas SWITSUR 20 Feb.
327. [CCXLVI]. Low headstone: Henry IRVINE 25 Dec. 1848, 81. Elizabeth
his wife 5 Dec 1855, 87. Charlotte PAINTER 23 Jan 1856, 80?.
328. [CCXLLVII]. Flat slab: Sarah Susannah SOLEY 18 April 1879 widow of
George Soley of London.
329. [CCXLVIII]. Head and footstone: Joseph RUSHTON d. at Southsea 11
Sept 1883, 72. Jane his wife 11 Nov. 1882, 79.
330. [CCXLIXA]. Head and footstone: George John Childrens VENNER B. 21
April 1824 D. 23 Oct. 1881. William Henry Venner his brother B. 19 June 1832, D.
16 Sept. 1883. Interred 20 Sept. in Tower Hamlets Cemetery.
331. [CCXLIXB]. Head and footstone: Benjamin WOOD 4 Sept. 1856, 56.
Hannah his wife 29 Nov. 1865, 72.
332. [CCL]. Head and footstone: Sarah LAMB 31 May 1877, 72. Mary Lamb 14
July 1883, 89.
333. [CCLI]. Head & footstone: Six children of Thomas & Elizabeth
STEDMAN. John 10 May 1837, 4 mos. Charlotte 21 Dec. 1839, 14 mos. Mary 25 Dec.
1849, 5. Sarah Ann 4 Feb. 1850, 7. Margaret 9 Ap. 1850, 19. William 29 Aug.
1865, 29. Also Thomas Stedman 23 Apr. 1871, 65. Front of stone: In Memory
of Mary wife of Mr Thomas Stedman of this Parish who died December 24th 1812
aged 27 years. Also Thomas Stedman 9 Aug. 1849, 71. Margaret their dau. 11 Dec.
1814, 3. Joseph died in Infancy. William their son died off the Coast of Africa
21 Ap. 1851, 41. Charlotte his 2nd wife 1 May 1861, 72.
334. [CCLII]. Head and footstone: Alfred Henry STEDMAN 18 Aug. 1892, 13.
William John Stedman 12 Aug. 1893, 25.
335. [CCLIII]. Headstone: Frederick Bagworth PALMER 23 July 1881, 23.
336. [CCLIV]. Head & footstone: Emma, eldest daughter of Hugh &
Mary SPRING 21 Jan. 1853, 26. John APPLETON 14 Jan. 1855, 82. Hugh Spring 19
Jan. 1857, 54. Mary his wife died at Richmond 28 July 1869, 71. George their
youngest son 13 Feb. 1865, 26.
337. [CCLV]. Head and footstone: John Williams PROWSE died suddenly 22
Aug. 1843, 57. Magnus TAIT of London died here 5 Mar. 1843, 48. John Williams
Prowse son of above Died in London of Consumption 3 Jan 1848, 24. 1843, Mar
5. At the Dockyard, Northfleet, Kent. Magnus Tait Esq. aged 49 after a short
illness deeply regretted.
338. [CCLVI]. Head and footstone: George MATHEWS (suddenly) 21 Jan. 1875,
76. Mary Ann his wife 29 Jan 1879, 76.
339. [CCLVII]. Low head and footstone: M.H.P. 1835.
340. [CCLVIII]. Low head and footstone: K.R.P. 1828.
341. [CCLIX]. Head & footstone: Children of John Williams and Mary
PROWSE, William Tait Prowse 21 Mar. 1828, 6 mos. Alice Rebecca Prowse 7 April
1828, 6 yrs. 10 mos. Katharine Rose Prowse 5 May 1828, 27 yrs. 6 mos. Magnus How
Prowse 1 Aug. 1835, 5 yrs.
342. [CCLX]. Small head and footstone: W.T.P. 1828.
343. [CCLXI]. Flat stone: Harriette youngest dau. of William GEDGE Esqr,
born in London 19 Mar. 1801, died at Northfleet 23 Aug. 1834.
344. [CCLXII]. Head & footstone: Martha ROLPH 11 Aug. 1857, 69.
Esther Rolph her sister 30 Dec. 1857, 64.
345. [CCLXIII]. Flat altar slab: Thomas LAWS died 28 May 1849, 39. bur.
S. Margaret’s, Rochester. Robert his son died July 28th 1850, 17. On south
side: Amey wife of Thomas Laws 21 Janry 1871, 62.
346. [CCLXIV]. Head and footstone: Flora Ann STRINGER 12 April 1880, 63.
347. [CCLXV]. Flat stone with cross: Maria widow of the late J.A. HARVEY
Esqr 4 July 1878, 88.
348. [CCLXVI]. Headstone and railing: William HANCOCK 8 June 1892, 36.
349. [CCLXVII]. Cross: Robert GOSLING 25 Oct 1878, 55. Ann Gosling 10 Ap.
1898, 64. Emma Elizabeth GATFIELD grand-dau. of above 18 Dec. 1894, 7.
350. [CCLXVIII]. Head & footstone: Henry HOLLAND 7 Nov. 1849, 62. Ann
his wife 14 Feb. 1870, 79. Ann PARSONS dau. of above 28 Dec. 1899, 77. Also
William PARSONS husband of above interred near this spot 11 Dec. 1868, 48.
351. [CCLXIX]. Head and footstone: Samuel JOHNSON 21Sept. 1881, 52. Alice
his wife 16 Jan. 1882, 52. Mary Ann FISHER their dau. 21 June 1887, 30.
352. [CCLXX]. Ornamental headstone: Charles BROOKER 9 July 1895, 64. Mary
Brooker 10 May 1896, 61.
353. [CCLXXI]. Head and footstone: Jemima Esther wife of Richard HORLOCK
Junr 29 Nov. 1836, 40. Richard Horlock 11 March 1866, 80.
354. [CCLXXII]. Vault covered with ivy which is (now 1 April 1915) removed
but the inscription has perished top & three sides blank; only these words
are visible. South side: Beneath this tomb rests the mortal remains of
Susannah …..ON/the wife of ……../.
355. [CCLXXIII]. Headstone: Richard BOXALL 26 Nov. 1853, 71. Sarah Boxall
his wife 12 May 1849, 64. Mary Ann wife of Joshua ELLIMAN 2 June 1866, 56.
Joshua Elliman 18 Feb. 1867, 53.
356. [CCLXXIV]. Head and footstone: Mr Thomas HORLOCK 24 June 1843, 53.
357. [CCLXXV]. Headstone obscured by lilac: Mr Richard HORLOCK 20 June
1818, 65. Capt Thomas DORMER of the E.I.C.S. 10 Oct 1820, 51. Mrs Susan Horlock
wife of above 23 July 1839, 87.
358. [CCLXXVI]. Head and footstone: George RICHARDSON Surgeon 16 Jan.
1828, 50. Caroline Catharine his wife 12 Jan. 1840, 65.
359. [CCLXXVII]. Headstone with 4 footstones and 4 flat body stones:
Benjamin eldest son of William & Elizabeth HUBBLE, 7 May 1828, 21. Sarah
their daughter 9 June 1832, 22. Elizabeth their daughter 17 June 1840, 19.
Townsend their son 2 Dec. 1840, 28. Barbara Kettlewell wife of Henry Hubble 28
Mar. 1848, 38. Mary dau. of Henry and Barbara Kettlewell Hubble Died in her
360. [CCLXXVIII]. Headstone with foot and flat body stone: Elizabeth wife
of William HUBBLE 7 Dec. 1842, 64. Also William Hubble 5 Nov. 1862, 81. Henry
Hubble son of above 9 Dec. 1885, 67. Hannah widow of Henry Hubble 15 June 1889,
361. [CCLXXIX]. Marble block next wall: Henry William HARMAN late of
Manchester 28 Sept. 1875, 60.
362. [CCLXXX]. Head and footstone: Mrs Mary FELTON 22nd May 1814, 50. (Long
epitaph). Mr Samuel Felton, husband of above 3 Oct. 1843, 86.
363. [CCLXXXI]. Flat stone, much broken: Lieutenant George JACKSON Nov
..? aged 39.
364. [CCLXXXII]. Head and footstone: David FARLIE 23 April 1867, 70. Mary
Ann Farlie 6 Oct. 1878, 68.
365. [CCLXXXIII]. Head and footstone: In Memory of Mr Thomas REEVES who
departed this life the 15th of May 1800 Aged 73 years. "His sufferings were
great But his faith in, and love to Christ were greater".
366. [CCLXXXIV]. Head and footstone: William Henry CHALLONER 13 Aug.
1881, 47. John Watkin Challoner, father of above 22 Sept. 1889, 83. John Edwin
Challoner 15 Jan. 1898, 67.
367. [CCLXXXV]. Headstone: Thomas ALLEN 12 Aug. 1893, 58.
368. [CCLXXXVI]. Head and footstone: Sophia wife of Samuel GOULD Esqr,
Surgeon of this Parish 3 July 1840, 26. She was a native of the island of
Guernsey. Also three children Arthur aged 7 mos. Gerald aged 11 mos and an
infant who died 25 June 1840.
369. [CCLXXXVII]. Head and footstone & flat body stone: Jane wife of
Jacob REYNOLDS Esqr 6 June 1841, 53.
370. [CCLXXXVIII]. Head and footstone & flat body stone: Mary,
daughter of Mr Richard REEVE of Rochester, Surgeon 29 Oct. 1841, 64. Mary
Elizabeth HEATH 1 May 1872, 82. Louisa DOLBY 14 Nov. 1872, 65.
371. [CCLXXXIX]. Head and footstone, (next wall): Charles HINKS
accidentally killed 8 Oct. 1901, 72. Also Emily, Thirza Emily and Joseph Thomas
who died in infancy. Also of my dear Mother Charlotte JENKINS 31 Dec. 1876, 63.
James Jenkins her husband 25 June 1878, 68.
372. [CCXC]. Head and footstone: Alfred George TERRY 5 Aug. 1882, 4.
373. [CCXCI]. Head and footstone: Daniel JONES of H.M. Excise 8 July
1845, 83. Martha his wife 27 May 1809, 40. William Stancliff JONES their son 17
Nov. 1842, 46. Elizabeth 2nd wife of Daniel Jones 29 Jan. 1846, 68.
374. [CCXCII]. Head & footstone (next wall): John GODWIN 15 Mar 1876,
375. [CCXCIII]. Head and footstone: Sarah wife of John GODWIN 26 May
1840, 30. Elizabeth 2nd wife 29 March 1863, 50. Also William, son of John and
Sarah Godwin 7 April 1864, 26.
376. [CCXCIV]. Head and footstone, Old English lettering: Joseph NEWMAN
2nd son of Henry and Jane Richards Newman of Milton-next-Gravesend 16 May 1860,
14. James Henry Newman 3rd son 24 June 1860, 4. Edward Henry LEAN grandson of
the above 1 Jan 1882, 5 mos. On side of stone: Henry Newman, Madras C.S.
eldest son, died on board Ship "Siam" 24 Sept. 1876, 36. buried in the
Red Sea. Jane NEWMAN eldest dau. 29 Jan. 1878, 36. Henry Newman 20 Nov. 1882,
65. Jane Richards Newman 7 Mar. 1895, 81. Harriet Anne, 2nd dau. 1 Nov. 1903,
56. 1872, Note C-F: Jan. 11. At 33 Harmer St. Gravesend, Lydia, 3rd dau. of
Mr Henry Newman aged 22 years. (T). 1895, Mar. 7. At 33 Harmer St. Milton next
Gravesend of influenza, Jane Richards, widow of the late Henry Newman in her
377. [CCXCV]. Head & footstone: Eliza wife of Thomas Cooper CLARK 10
Mar. 1863, 61.
378. [CCXCVI]. Head and footstone: In Memory of Capt. Waddell Cunningham
DOUGLAS of Belfast, Ireland late of the 36th Regt. of Foot who departed this
Life the 14 of Sept. 1801 on board the Agenoria Transport on his return from
Flushing. Aged 40 years.
379. [CCXCVII]. Flat altar stone, broken: In Memory of Elizabeth BROOMAN
………/Proud shall be/. She died ../day after the Birth of her 4 child the
8th day of May 1807 in the 27th year of her Age.
380. [CCXCVIII]. Headstone: Sacred to the Memory of Mr Robert GREY (late
Chief Officer of the Honble East India Company’s Ship Comet) who departed this
Life April the 6th 1805 Aged 34 Years.
381. [CCXCIX]. Head and footstone: Anne wife of Paul DANGERFIELD 19 Aug.
1843, 37. Elizabeth Ann daughter of William and Elizabeth MAY, grand-daughter of
above 3 June 1849 aged 2 years. Paul Dangerfield Feb ? 1861, 72. Mary Ann his
2nd wife Jan 29 1864?, 64.
Numbering error, no numbers 382 to 386
387. [CCC]. Head and footstone: Jane HOLFORD died at Huggen’s College
31 Oct 1868, 78. Sarah Holford 13 Oct. 1873, 80. died at Huggen’s College.
388. [CCCI]. Head & footstone: Michael COMPORT Solicitor, Northfleet
late of Rochford Essex 13 Dec. 1864, 77. Sarah FRY widow of Thomas Fry Esqr 13
May 1873, 76.
389. [CCCII]. Head and footstone: Charles Henry ATTFIELD 4 April 1894,
390. [CCCIII]. Head and footstone: William MANN 23 Oct. 1836, 23. Mary
Ann Mann 26 July 1857, 75. William MANN 6 May 1870, 90. Catharine WATKINS 27
Sept. 1878, 72. Henry Mann 22 Jan. 1879, 71. Mary Ann, wife of Henry Mann 4 Oct.
391. [CCCIV]. Head & footstone: Henry RICHARDSON 26 March 1879, 39.
392. [CCCV]. Slate headstone: In Memory of John EVANS Late Mate of the
Schooner Profit and Loss of Nevin, North Wales who was drownded in the
River Thames on the 9th of August 1858 ag. 36 years. "O bridd.O bridd iawn
ys tyr hyn/Mae pridd mewn pridd fydd danedd syn/A pridd mewn yn llechn a fydd/Nes
dychwel pridd or pridd yn rhydd"/.
393. [CCCVI]. Head and footstone: Peter LE PIPRE Esqr late of the Crown
Office Temple and Coroner of the Queen’s Bench 30 June 1869, 68.
394. [CCCVII]. Cross and railings: The family vault of W.T. ETHERINGTON
and Joseph BARTHOLOMEW. East side: Mary BROOKS 1 April 1883. William
Thomas Etherington 29 May 1887, 56. South side: Joseph Bartholomew 29 May
395. [CCCVIII]. Headstone: John COTTLE 21 Oct. 1864, 20. Ann his Mother
11 Nov. 1867, 46. John, husband of above 2 April 1884, 60.
396. [CCCIX]. Head and footstone: Florence wife [of] James SMITH 5
Mar 1873, 47.
397. [CCCX]. Head and footstone: Sacred to the Memory of Mrs Sally JEWELL
who departed this Life Ap. 21st 1823 Aged 62 years. "Whilst in this world I
did remain/My latter end was greif and pain/But when the Lord did think it
best/He took me to his blessed rest".
398. [CCCXI]. Headstone & flat slab: Benjamin MOULTON 2 June 1841,
49. Mary his wife 29 Oct. 1862, 73. Mrs Martha REED dau. of above 15 Mar. 1868,
48. Mr George Moulton, son died at Hornchurch 11 May 1879, 65.
399. [CCCXII]. Head and footstone: Elias DYKE 17 Nov. 1876, 44. Ann
Elizabeth Dyke 2 Ap. 1892, 56.
400. [CCCXIII]. Head and footstone, all crumbling away: Elizabeth
Catherine SHANKS youngest dau. of the late Cap./………………/Many years
commander of H.M. Packet./ Henry FREELI……/wich Station also many y…./of the
Capital/ Burgesses of the Borough of Harwich/ in the ……/Essex. She died …../1871.
401. [CCCXIV]. Head and footstone: John FLOWERS 2 Feb. 1866, 72.
402. [CCCXV] Stone slab: In memory of John TILDEN of Ifield Court who
died Jan 22nd 1872, 76 years. Also Mary wife of the above who died April 6th
1895 Aged 79 years. Janry 1872. On the 22d. inst at Brighton, John Tilden, of
Ifield Court, Northfleet, Kent, aged 76. 1895, Apr. 6. At Blackheath, Mary
Tilden, widow of the late John Tilden of Ifield Court, Northfleet, Kent.
403. [CCCXVI]. Head & footstone: Henry CROWHURST 11 June 1880, 50.
near lie children of above, Robert aged 16 mos. Ellen aged 9 years. Charles
Henry Robert, 13 mos.
404. [CCCXVII]. Head and footstone: Jessie Emily GOLDSTON 15 July 1872,
4. Minny Elizabeth 9 April 1873, 9. Amy V.A. 29 April 1876, 4. Herbert 30 April
1881, 1 yr. 9 mos. Mary 6 July 1885, 9 mos. Near this spot lies Charles James.
405. [CCCXVIII]. Head & footstone: Edith dau. of H.W. and E.S. JONES
4 April 1876, 17.
406. [CCCXIX] Headstone: Thomas DOUGHTY of Gravesend eldest son of late
Thomas Doughty of Wantage, Berks. 2 May 1866, 43.
407. [CCCXX]. Head & footstone: George BRADBEER 15 April 1864, 28.
408. [CCCXXI]. Head & footstone: Philips MONYPENNY Esqr 8 April 1875,
409. [CCCXXII]. Head & footstone: James DEANE 8 Sept. 1842, 52. also
near this place lies twelve of his children. Sarah Solomon Deane his wife 19
Sept 1854, 65. William Deane his son 21 Sept 1877, 63.
410. [CCCXXIII]. Head and footstone: Susannah wife of John FULLMAN 1 Jan
1865, 63. the above John Fullman 3 July 1881, 75. Elizabeth sister of the above
2 May 1877, 75.
411. [CCCXXIV]. Head & footstone: Ebenezer Michael NASH 23 June, 54.
412. [CCCXXV]. Head and footstone: Sophia wife of George GOLDSTON 28 Nov.
1882, 34. George Goldston 18 Dec. 1882, 38.
413. [CCCXXVI]. Ornamental Cross & footstone : Mary wife of Thomas
ELLIOTT 25 Feb. 1866, 74. Thomas Elliott 23 June 1868, 75.
414. [CCCXXVII]. Headstone & curb: Robert WILLIAMS 13 Jan. 1900, 65.
Timothy Charles, 2nd son 15 June 1904, 38. and he buried in Braamfontein
Cemetery, Johannesburg, South Africa. Ann his Mother 9 Jan. 1873, 78.
415. [CCCXXVIII]. A cross with curb and railings. East side: In loving
memory of Now W. side: Elizabeth Jane TORRE Entered into rest Feb. 28th
1897 Aged 68 years. South side, now N. side: Mary Ann ELLISTON died Oct.
28th 1897 Aged 79 years. East side: William F.W. Torre, M.A. Priest for
27 years Vicar of this Parish who died August 15th 1912 Aged 83 years.
416. [CCCXXIX]. Headstone with cross and footstone: Charlotte wife of the
Revd. Frederick DAVIS of the adjoining Manor House, born 7th September 1818,
Deceased 5th October 1858 and buried in the Churchyard of S. Colan in the County
of Cornwall. Also Augustus Frederick their second son who was Senior Ensign of
H.M.S. 75th Reg. Born 24 Nov. 1844, Deceased 12 January 1870. Also Elfric
Brunskill their fourth son, Born 30th August 1850, Deceased 11th May 1851 Buried
in the Churchyard of St. Marks, Ocker Hill, Tipton in the County of Stafford.
Born 24 May 1813, Died 8th Oct. 1878.
(It would seem that a name has been left out by Colyer-Ferguson between Stafford
and Born. Caroline Gurney has searched the Parish Registers for St Botoph's
online at CITYARK and found a burial on 12 October 1878 of Harriett Davis from
the Manor House, Northfleet. 15th April 2010)
417. [CCCXXX]. Cross. "Mercy": Christopher MARGETTS of
Hemmingford Grey, Huntingdon, Born December 1815 Died in the adjoining Manor
House August 4th 1873.
418. [CCCXXXI]. Stone slab: Harriet wife of Richard HALL of 101 Belsize
Rd, Hampstead & Alchurch Lane, City. Born 30 Mar. 1828 Died at Northfleet 5
Nov. 1867. Eleanor Emily dau. of above, Born 1 June 1848 Died at Northfleet 7
419. [CCCXXXII]. Head and footstone: William WRIGHT of Perry Street, died
27 March 1882, 60. Sarah his wife 4 June 1893, 81. Also Ellen WAITE 6 Aug. 1872,
420. [CCCXXXIII]. Head and footstone: Thomas PHILLIPS 4 April 1873, 72.
Mary his wife 26 June 1883, 79. Thomas Henry Phillips 26 April 1890, 57.
421. [CCCXXXIV]. A cross in railings: Dame L.J. THORNBURY departed 24th
June 1879. "Auf widersehen Herzleibchen. Lebe wohl!" South side:
Lieutenant-Colonel N.H. Thornbury departed 21 June 1881. "Und ging zum
Herzliebchen heim. Lo the winter is past".
422. [CCCXXXV]. Head and footstone. Urn and other emblems: George
BEST of this Parish, Wheelright 9 Nov. 1860, 73. Martha his wife 16 Jan. 1833,
44. Alfred their son 20 April 1846, 19.
423. [CCCXXXVI]. Head and curb stone: A dear sister Henrietta PRICE Born
17 July 1815, Died 27 August 1893, 78.
424. [CCCXXXVII]. Head and footstone: Henry SUTTON died of consumption 7
Dec. 1878, 44. George son of above drowned off Battersea 30 Nov. 1883, 27.
425. [CCCXXXVIII]. Head and footstone: Richard Osborne GORDON formerly
of Bengeo, Herts and late of Huggen’s College Died 4 Feb. 1865, 79. Mary Ann
his wife Died 18 Sept. 1884, 93. Susannah Louisa Gordon 10 Aug. 1888, 72. 1865,.
Mary Anne GORDON 15 Aug. 1889, 77.
Note C-F: Feb. 4 At Huggins College, Northfleet, Richard Osborne Gordon,
formerly of Revell Hall, Herts (Times). 1888, Aug. 11. At Northfleet, S. Louisa,
2nd dau. of the late Richard Osborne Gordon.
426. [CCCXXXIX]. Head and foot: Clara HOOPER née DE ROSSI, relict of R.
Saxon Hooper 7 Jan. 1866, 80. Also Charles Saxon Hooper of Pancras Lane, City of
London, son of the above 21 Feb. 1880, 71. Anne Elizabeth his widow 20 June
427. [CCCXL]. Head and footstone: Alfred Martin MAYLARD 20 Dec. 1872, 41.
428. [CCCXLI]. Head and footstone: Ann JOHNSON of Walnut Tree Villa,
Perry St. 30 June 1884, 81.
429. [CCCXLII]. Cross and footstone, broken and lying down: Jane EGAN
widow of Charles Egan Barrister at Law, Born 9th Jan 1799, Died 11 Aug 1875 in
the adjoining Manor House.
Eastern part of Churchyard.
430. [CCCXLIII]. Head and body stone: James Jackson DALE 1 Dec.
1857, 48. Elizabeth his wife 24 July 1859. Elizabeth Sarah BARGROVE her dau. 5
Nov. 1859, 28. Ann, wife of John Bargrove 5 Mar. 1861, 22. John Bargrove 5 Nov.
*…./31. *Year obscured by body stone.
431. [CCCXLIV]. Head and footstone: Joseph HARRIS, b. 28 Dec. 1781, d. 7
Jan. 1876. Harriet his wife b. 14 Jan. 1808, d. 23 May 1880?. John SUNNUCKS
(son-in-law) of this Parish 5 Jan. 1889, 40.
432. [CCCXLV]. Head and body stone. Hour glass and various emblems:
Sacred to the Memory of Sarah, wife of Richard PEPPER who departed this Life
26th of November 1803 aged 33 years. Also three children of the above, Richard
died 15th of June 1797 Aged 4 months. Joseph died 4th of August 1800 Aged 8
months. William died in the East Indies the 6th of September 1803 aged 10 years.
"Here lies a Rose a budding Rose/Blasted before its bloom/Whose innocence
did sweets disclose/Beyond that Flowers perfume/To those who for Her loss are
griev’d/This consolation’s given/She’s from a world of woe deliv’d/And
blooms a rose in Heaven". Also to the above Richard Pepper who died on the
Madras Sea August 2nd 1805 Aged 34 years.
433. [CCCXLVI]. Small headstone: Ann, daughter of Heny & Sarah HALBON
died ye 12th of May Aged 13 years. "Cruel death, could nothing move/thy
pity or thy power/to spare ye object of my love/of all my hopes deflow’r".
1736. F.S. J.M. 1745.
434. [CCCXLVII]. Vault (railings), inscription on top with Coat of Arms:
Here lieth the Body of Mary the wife of William LEVETT and daughter of William
WHISKIN of this Parish. She departed this life the 18th April 1758 Aged 25
years. Also John and William Ross Levett, sons of the above William and Mary.
John died the 25th Jany 1758 Aged 11 Months & 18 days. William Ross died
10th April 1758 Aged 2 yrs 9 mos and 15 Days. William LEVETT died the 15th Octr
1794 Aged 74 years. Also are interred Four infant Sons by Martha STANNON his 2nd
wife. South side: Here lyeth ye body of Mr Willm Levett. He departed this
life the 5th of March 17.3/. Also Mary his wife departed this Li../the 9th of
March 1754 aged 63 years. With three of their children (viz) Mary, Thomas &
John. East side: In Memory of William Levett who died Octr 16th 1794 Aged
73 years. Also of Thomas his son who died March 13th 1813. Aged 37 years. North
side: In Memory of the Revd. Matthew KAY who died Sept 9th 1820 aged 60
years. Also of Mary, daughter of William LEVETT & Widow of the Revd Matthew
Kay, Afterwards the wife of John……/who died June …./aged 65 years And lies
buried in Penn……./.
435. [CCCXLVIII]. Head & footstone: Mary RICHARDSON 10 March 1885,
81. John Richardson 9 Dec. 1885, 73. Erected by their daughter Annie HOPKINS.
436. [CCCXLIX]. Head & footstone: Caroline MORRIS 26 May 1868, 46.
William Morris her husband 11 Oct 1890, 68.
437. [CCCL]. Head & footstone: Rachel BLACKMAN 16 April 1879, 64.
438. [CCCLI]. Head and footstone: Harriett Ann ATHERFOLD 5 June 1874, 48.
Samuel Atherfold 21 April 1887, 68.
439. [CCCLII] Head and footstone: Robert JOBLING 29 July 1875, 56.
Elizabeth his dau. 13 Oct. 1849, 9.
440. [CCCLIII]. Head & footstone: George BLACKMAN 18 Nov. 1855, 67.
Charlotte his wife 4 Sep. 1854, 68. William his son 27 Aug. 1854, 22. John his
his son 16 Feb. 1860, 41.
441. [CCCLIV]. Head & footstone: George Edward SHERWOOD died suddenly
18 March 1863, 30. William Benjamin LINGHAM 7 Ap. 1896, 52.
442. [CCCLV]. Head and footstone: Sarah Thompson GRUNDY 5 June 1858, 75.
Henry William, son of above 6 May 1859, 46. Eliza Jane PARKS dau. of above 29
June 1863, 53. Erected by her beloved husband. …………./LTER/. The rest
all crumbled away. F.S. S.T.G. 1858. H.W.G. 1859. E.J.P. 1863. W.S.
443. [CCCLVI]. Headstone with dove perched on it – and iron railings:
Mary, dau. of John & Mary BARDOE of Swanscombe 30 Dec. 1869, 12. Arthur son
12 Mar. 1852, 10 mos. John Bardoe 9 Oct. 1891, 63.
444. [CCCLVII]. Head and footstone: Joseph GAY 31 Oct. 1843, 45. Sophia
his wife 11 March 1867, 67.
445. [CCCLVIII]. Headstone with railings: Sophia wife of Joseph GAY 31
Oct. 1879, 55. Joseph Gay 14 Jan. 1882, 61.
446. [CCCLIX]. Small head and footstone: In Memory of Leonard BLACKMAN
who died the 8th of July 1821 Aged 70 years. Sarah Blackman, wife of the above
died 11th Oct 2d (sic) 1891 Aged 36 years. Mary their daughter died in
her Infancy. William Blackman died August 24th 1891 Aged 40.
447. [CCCLX]. Head & footstone: Charles Richard PITT 6 Nov. 1856, 72.
Ann his wife 11 June 1860, 68. Benjamin their son 1 Sept. 1868, 31. Erected by
Elizabeth wife of Benjamin Pitt. Jane ALEXANDER. dau. of Charles Richard &
Ann Pitt 9 Mar. 1870, 47.
448. [CCCLXI]. Head and footstone: Constantine PITT husband of Elizabeth
Pitt 8 May 1865, 46. Elizabeth JONES wife of John Jones 19 Dec. 1885, 58.
449. [CCCLXII]. Head, foot & body stone: William PITT 21 Sept. 1862,
42. Also Sarah wife of George WOOD 15 Dec. 1875, 53.
450. [CCCLXIII]. Head and footstone: William Henry WEBB 20 Aug. 1877, 75.
Thomas James PITTS grandson 21 June 1883, 3. Maria Webb wife 13 Mar. 1894, 75.
John son 1 July 1894, 48.
451. [CCCLXIV]. Headstone and railings: Joseph SLATER 17 Jan. 1874, 83.
Mary wife 20 Mar. 1880, 79. Caleb son 1 Dec. 1881, 44.
452. [CCCLXV]. Ornamental head and footstone: John Champion BOWLE aged 18
eldest son of John & Ruth Bowle of London drowned at Greenhithe 3 Oct. 1863.
453. [CCCLXVI]. Headstone and slab: Mr Samuel Josiah DAWES many years
resident in this Parish 7 May 1873, 81. Mary Ann his wife 7 Mar. 1873, 74.
454. [CCCLXVII]. Stone block in three tiers and railings* (vide DV):
Martha Elizabeth wife of Charles ANDREWS of Northfleet 4 Aug. 1874, 39.
455. [CCCLXVIII]. Headstone and curb in red granite: Samuel KNIGHT 14
Nov. 1870, 66. Alfred Thomas son of above 6 July 1872, 28. Sophia wife of Samuel
Knight 24 June, 72. George Samuel son of above 19 June 1896, 48.
456. [CCCLXIX]. Head and footstone: Susan DURLING 27 Dec. 1878, 56. Also
Four children in an adjoining grave.
457. [CCCLXX]. Head and footstone. Low. North west near new ground.
Inscription quite worn off.
458. [CCCLXXI]. Headstone and railings: Eliza WOOD 10 Nov. 1879, 49.
William her husband 27 Mar. 1883, 57.
459. [CCCLXXII]. Head and footstone: Edward NETTLEINGHAM 23 Oct. 1874,
42. Benjamin George Nettleingham who lost his life in Clement’s Reach in
Collision 26 Jan. 1889, 23.
460. [CCCLXXIII]. Headstone and curb: George HIGGINS 30 Aug. 1874, 75.
Harriet wife 16 July 1891, 85. Eliza wife of William MUNNS 6 Dec. 1896, 46.
461. [CCCLXXIV]. Head and footstone: Samuel JENKINS 12 Aug. 1836, 70.
Elizabeth his wife 28 Oct. 1855, 84. Mercy daughter 12 Oct. 1857, 56.
462. [CCCLXXV]. Head and footstone: Mary Ann HORLOCK 29 Nov. 1857, 30,
leaving issue 3 children viz: Ellen Jane Mary, Alfred Thomas Edward & Alice
Louisa. "Whilst in this world I did remain/My latter end was grief and
pain/ But when the Lord did think it best/He took me to a place of rest".
463. [CCCLXXVI]. Head and footstone: Alice CHAYNEY 25 Oct. 1857, 17.
Thomas Chayney her father 24 Mar. 1862, 72. John his son 18 May 1862, 29.
Elizabeth SARGENT 17 May 1874, 39. Frances Chayney mother of above 25 Nov. 1897,
76. On other side of stone: Thomas Robert Sargent 19 July 1901, 72.
464. [CCCLXXVII]. Head and footstone: Sarah BALDOCK 10 Sep. 1848, 33.
Elizabeth BARBER widow, her sister 18 Mar. 1866, 73.
465. [CCCLXXVIII]. Head and footstone: Mary wife of James SEYMOUR 20th
Dec. 1873, 46.
466. [CCCLXXIX]. Head and footstone: Sarah wife of Leonard BLACKMAN 16
June 1877, 59. Leonard Blackman 10 June 1904, 87.
467. [CCCLXXX]. Head and footstone: Emma dau. of Charles & Mary Ann
WARE 2 Jan. 1851, 37. The above Mary Ann Ware 25 June 1860, 78. Charles Ware 13
April 1869, 86. Rosina NEWSOM grand-daughter 3 May 1864, 14. Rosina ATTERSOLL
dau. of C. & M.A. Ware 3 Sept. 1882, 62. also Ann Mary Ware sister of above
8 May 1884, 72.
468. [CCCLXXXI]. Head and footstone: Mary Ann MONTGOMERY Died at
Gravesend 14 Ap. 1868. Henry Montgomery formerly of Carlow, Ireland 24 Nov.
469. [CCCLXXXIIA]. Head and footstone: John WATERMAN Miller of this
Parish 31 May 1865, 75. Patience his wife 4 Aug. 1869, 80.
470. [CCCLXXXIIB]. Head and footstone: Jemima Lloyd PENISTAN 29 March
1859, 58. Samuel Penistan 13 Aug. 1859, 26. Richard, husband of above 1862, 63.
471. [CCCLXXXIII]. Head & footstone: Elizabeth wife of John JOLLY of
Perry Street in the Parish of Northfleet 18 April 1865, 72. John Jolly 22 Mar.
South Churchyard, next gate in west wall.
472. [CCCLXXXIV]. Head and footstone: William GOODWIN 20 Aug.
1834, 63. James Valentine Goodwin 3 Ap. 1895, 59.
473. [CCCLXXXV]. Head and footstone: Theophelia wife of Thomas WALLIS b.
20 Oct. 1795, d. 2 Nov. 1879. Thomas Wallis, b. 15 Jan. 1803, d. 29 July 1886.
474. [CCCLXXXVI]. Small cross and curb: "BIRDIE".
475. [CCCLXXXVII]. Small headstone: Erected by Willm & Isabella
CLOUGH to their son John Clough of South Shields who died of Cholera at
Northfleet on board the Brig Ruby 9 July 1849, 21.
476. [CCCLXXXVIII]. Head and curb stone: Robert MACILWAIN b. 25 June
1802, d. 5 Jan. 1874. Matilda wife of William Brymer PYATT d. 9 Mar. 1888, 68.
William Brymer Pyatt 4 Aug. 1888, 79.
477. [CCCLXXXIX]. Head and footstone: Elizabeth relict of William Wyatt
POWELL of Eling, Hants 22 Jan. 1873, 70.
478. [CCCXC]. Head and footstone: James MORTIMER 11 July 1859, 69. Mary
Ann his wife 8 Feb. 1876, 76. Eliza DEATH sister of above 7 June 1882, 78.
479. [CCCXCI]. Headstone in curb (with No.392): Sacred to the
memory of Edward EVEREST who departed this Life the 1st of March 1799 aged 44
years. Also Rebecca, wife of the above Edward Everest who departed this Life the
16th of September 1788 Aged 30 years. "When such are torn from lifes
tumultuous day/The worthy feel like relatives distress’d/For mid the conflict
of this busy world/Their manners made them lov’d their virtues blest/. Eleanor
wife of George BROWN 9 Jan. 1866, 47. George Brown of London 28 March 1870, 49.
Deeply lamented by their children.
480. [CCCXCIIA]. Headstone (in with No.392): John BROWN 28 Dec. 1860, 83.
Ann his wife 1 May 1870, 90. John Brown son of above, Trinity Pilot of Gravesend
1 Ap. 1887, 77. Ann wife of John Brown b. 3 Feb. 1808, d. 11 Ap. 1893.
481. [CCCXCIIIA]. Head and footstone: Henry HORTON 14 Jan. 1854, 39.
Elizabeth his wife 25 Nov. 1882, 64.
482. [CCCXCIVA]. Head, foot and body stone: In Memory of Mrs Elizabeth
DAWSON (late of Clapton in the parish of Hackney) who died Octber the 17th 1787
Aged 59 years.
483. [CCCXCIIB]. Head and footstone: In Memory of Mr William ELGAR (Many
years an Inhabitant of this Parish but late of St. Margaret’s Rochester) who
died the 23rd of April 1816 Aged 83 years. Also Elizabeth wife of above died
30th of August 1769 Aged 25 years. Likewise Sarah second wife of the above died
14th of September 1818 Aged 79 years.
484. [CCCXCIIIB]. Head and two footstones with head, bones and hour glass:
Here Lyeth the Body of Edward STAINS who Departed this Life ye First of October
1726 Aged 42 years. Also Lies ye Body of ….abeth his wife who …..ted this
Life ye First ……/1726 Aged 37 years. Left Issue 2 Sons and ? Daughters. Footstone:
E.S. 1726. E.S. 1726.
485. [CCCXCIVB]. Head and footstone of oldest type with crossbones: Here
lye ye Bodies of Richd Tho Mary & Mary Ann sons & Daughs of Richd &
Sebella WHISKIN Junr & grand children of Richd & Mary Whiskin both of
this Parish. Richd d…/Sept 24th 1731 Ag. 9 Months. Tho di../May ye 8th 1736
Ag. 8 months. Mary died May ye 19th 1736 Aged 2 years. Mary Ann died Augst 23
1737 Aged 4 months. Footstone: R.W. 1731. T.W. 1736. M.W. 1736. M.A.W.
486. [CCCXCV]. Headstone similar to last but with face much crumbled, with
footstone: Here lyeth the Body of Mary WHISKIN wife of Richard Whiskin of
this Parish. She died Novr ye 19th 1729 in ye 49th year of her Age.
487. [CCCXCVI]. Headstone (crumbled) with face: Here lyeth the Body of
Richard WHISKIN of this Parish Yeo. who died Feby the 25th 1736 Aged 57 years.
488. [CCCXCVII]. Headstone with cherubs and body stone: In Memory of Mary
Dau. of Daniel and Lydia WHISKIN who departed this Life the 11th of April 1799
Aged 25 years.
489. [CCCXCVIII]. Headstone with two body stones. First stone: To
the Memory of Daniel WHISKIN of this Parish who departed this life the 13th of
July 1807 Aged 69 years. Also William Whiskin, son of the above who departed
this life the 21st of June 1839 Aged 68 years. Second stone: To the
Memory of Lydia Whiskin wife of aforesaid who departed this life the 16th of
April 1807 Aged 59 years. Also Mary Whiskin wife of the aforesaid who departed
this life the 15th of October 1851 Aged 68 years.
490. [CCCXCIX]. Headstone, all crumbled. Only "ne 18 12 Aged 37"
491. [CCCC]. Head and footstone: Thomas Edward George GRAY b. 23 Oct.
1871, d. 5 Feb. 1885. Violet Florence, b. 10 Sep. 1880, d. 1 June 1884. Sarah
Ann, wife of Thomas George Gray and Mother of above, b. 23 Nov. 1848, d. 19 Mar.
492. [CCCCI]. Flat slab: Sacred to the Memory of Mary, wife of John
KIDGELL of Woodville Terrace, Gravesend, late of London. She died November 3rd
1837 Aged 77 years. and to the above John Kidgell. He died January 19th 1843
Aged 87 years and of Harriot Kidgell their second daughter who died June 7th
1851 and of Mary KIDGELL their eldest daughter who died August 10th 1871 and of
Martha Kidgell who died March 14th 1874 Aged 80 years. "Blest are the
493. [CCCCII]. Head & footstone: Sacred to the Memory of Mr William
FOWLER who died the 12th of June 1794 Aged 68 years. Also Mrs Frances Fowler
wife of the above who died on the 2nd of March 1799 Aged 76 years.
"Immortal hope a joy that was sincere/Warmed the dear breasts of them that
slumber here/Intent on this they smil’d at Deaths alarms/And long’d to rest
within their Saviour’s arms/The Saviour did befriend ……./And snatched
……/from a world of ……"/. As a mark of esteem and Friendship this
Stone is Erected by their niece Susannah WISEMAN.
494. [CCCCIII]. Head and footstone: Robert SMITH 21 Jan. 1869, 63. Sophia
his wife 12 April 1878, 75. Annie LUKES his gr.dau. 31 March 1881 – mos.
Joseph Lukes, father of above 18 July 1881, 48.
495. [CCCCIV]. Large Flat slab: Here Lieth ye Body of Elizabeth TANNER
Wife of Edmund Tanner, Senor who Departed this Life ye 13th day of Aprile in ye
yeare of our Lord 1692 adged 65 yeares. Here Lieth also ye Body of Sarah Tanner,
wife of Edmund Tanner, Junor who Departed this Life ye 1 day of January in ye
year of our Lord 1701 adged 46 yeares.
496. [CCCCV]. Head and footstone: George William CAPON 23 Dec. 1874, 1 yr
497. [CCCCVI]. Altar tomb. Inscription on top: In Memory of Jane PRIOR
who was Buried April ye 17th 1713 Aged 83. Eliza BIGGS daughter of Jane Prior
and wife of James Biggs of Southfleet who died Febry ye 7th 1723 aged 45. Mary
Biggs, wife of James Biggs who died Octr ye 2nd 1726 aged 57. Here lies James
Biggs of Southfleet, son of Thomas and Martha Biggs, born in the Timbury? Parish
in Ely who departed this Life the 17th of December 1736 Aged 57 years. Here also
Lies Eliz. Biggs, Widow of the Above James Biggs late of this Parish who
departed this Life the 20 of March 1759 Aged 70 years. And his two Nephews James
Biggs & Smith Biggs. North side: Here Rest Mrs Martha PARKER neice to
Mrs Elizabeth BIGGS died July 22nd 1771 Aged 68 years. South side: Here
Rest Mrs Jane Parker, sister to Mrs Martha Parker who died February 6th 1790
Aged 81 years.
498. [CCCCVII]. Small Headstone with skull & bones, well carved: Here
Mary BRUFF Lyes with her Infant Both in One Grave their Glass was quickly run.
Lament us not Kind Reader but Prepare to follow us with a Religious Care That so
your present Life may happy prove and your Eternal ……… (broken away) in
Joyes above. She Departed this Life in December 1721 Aged 25 years.
499. [CCCCVIII]. Head and footstone: Elizabeth DALLISSON 27 Jan. 1836,
500. [CCCCIX]. Head and footstone: Beneath are deposited the Mortal
Remains of Charlotte DURHAM wife of J.G. Durham, M.A. Curate & Lecturer of
this Parish. A faithful Member of the Established Church, her Principles were
evangelical & her Practice exemplary. A most tender, vigilant & sedulous
Affection towards her Husband; Diligence & Frugality in the Conduct of his
domestic Affairs. Sympathy with the Afflicted: Patience in Affliction.
Perspicacity of Mind: & a Simplicity of Manners as inexpressibly endearing
as truly elegant, characterised Her whose emancipated Spirit fled to her
Redeemers Bosom on the 13th day of April 1819. She dyed in Childbirth Aged 32
years Who so findeth a Wife findeth a good thing & obtaineth Favor of the
Lord. "Jesu, Thy blood & Righteousness/Her Beauty are Her glorious
Dress/Mid flaming worlds in these array’d/With joy shall She lift up her
head". An unutterably afflicted husband inscribes on this mouldering stone
this Fond and faithful tribute to the memory whose Name, whose Linage, whose
Tenderness & Worth have Long Indelibly impressed.
501. [CCCCX]. Vault with iron railing. Inscription at top. In good
preservation: Here lieth the remains of Alfred PITCHER who died in his
Infancy. Also Mrs Frances YOUNG Grandmother of the above who died May 25th 1791
Aged 65 years. Likewise Mrs Elizabeth JOHNSON of Waltham, Leicestershire who
died March 26th 1809 Aged 66 years. South side: In memory of Thomas
PITCHER Esqr Late of Northfleet Dockyard who died at Northfleet September 6th
1837 Aged 92 years. North side: Sacred to the Memory of Mrs Elizabeth
PITCHER who died May 16th 1811 Aged 61 years. (The wife of Mr Thomas Pitcher,
Northfleet, Kent). "Poor Souls how strangely fond of Life are we,/And
who that sees this bed would change with me;/Yet Gentle Reader tell me which is
best,/A painful journey or this place of rest". In loving memory of Ann
KEAYS Born 21st April 1797 Died at Rosherville 19 January 18??/ "Her end
was peace". East side: In Memory of William Pitcher, son of Thomas
Pitcher Esqr of Northfleet who died on the 22nd October 1860 Aged 78 years. West
side: In memory of Sophia, youngest daughter of Thomas PITCHER Esqr of
Northfleet who died on the 23rd November 1867 Aged 72 years.
502. [CCCCXI]. Altar tomb, inscription on top: In Memory of Mr William
REED late of Gravesend, Brewer who departed this Life the 7th day of July 1787
Aged 69 years. Also Robert his son who departed this Life the 28th day of June
1780 Aged 28 years. Also Jane the wife of William Reed who departed this Life
the 22nd Day of June 1794 Aged 67 years.
503. [CCCCXIIA]. Small low headstone, much crumbled with face: Here Lyeth
the Body of James BELL son of James & Hannah Bell of this Parish …arted/
June ye 6 1741 in the 2(6)? year of his Age.
504. [CCCCXIIIA]. Similar headstone, also with face: Here Lyeth the Body
of James BELL of this Parish, Yeo. He died Sepr ye 26th 1738. Aged 61 years.
Left Issue 4 Sons & 4 Daughters. Footstone: J.B. 1738 (now on l. of W.
505. [CCCCXIVA]. Headstone, much crumbled: Here lyeth the Body of Hannah
BELL wife of James Bell and daughter of John BUNNELL of this Parish. She died
June ye ../1737 Age ../.
506. [CCCCXII]. Similar. Head and footstone with remains of head: Here
lyeth the B…/of Edw…/.ELL/ son of Jam../……/this Pari../d/ye 12th of
……/..40/in ye 27th ………/His Age.
507. [CCCCXIIIB]. Headstone, finely carved cherub, skull, etc: In Memory
of William WISEMAN of Gravesend. Departed this Life the 26th of June 1766 Aged
49 years. Footstone: W.W. 1766 (now on r. of W. door). In Memory of
Hannah Wiseman, Daughter of William Wiseman. Departed this Life the 13th of
Septr 1765 Aged 18 years.
508. [CCCCXIII]. Head and footstone: William Oliver BETTS (formerly of
Rotherhithe) late of Manor House in this Parish 10 Feb. 1848, 58. Caroline Mary
BANKS his grand daughter d. 16 Feb. 1849, 4 mos & 13 days. Mrs Caroline
Banks his only child d. 24 Mar 1850, 27. "Consumption snatch’d its victim
quickly/From this life, causing the loss of an/Anxious wife and affectionate
mother". Mr Joseph Banks Junr of Fish Street Hill, London, husband of Mrs
Caroline Banks 22 June 1850, 31.
509. [CCCCXIV]. Head and footstone: Olive, wife of William HIGGINS
(Millwright) 20 June 1826, 37. William HIGGIN 17 July 1832, 53. John Higgin,
father of above 7 April 1837, 93. Emma, dau. of John FRY and Eliza Higgins 21
June 1843, 9 mos. John Fry Higgins 29 Dec. 1875, 63. Eliza, wife of John Fry
Higgins, 16 Mar 1876, 61 having survived her husband only ten weeks.
510. [CCCCXV]. Head and footstone: Emma, wife of John Alfred COLEMAN 21
June 1852, 30. John Alfred their son aged 10 mos (no date). Selina Jane
Charlotte, wife of John DAVIS of this Parish & of Dulwich, Surrey 26 Dec.
1876, 52. John Davis d. at Bournemouth 19 Feb. 1883, 73.
511. [CCCCXVI]. Headstone: Sacred to the Memory of Mary wife of Anthony
HARMAN Esqr of Croydon who dep. this Life the 4th of Dec. 1809 aged 45 years.
Also of her sister Elizabeth BECKET of Milton near Gravesend who departed this
Life the 1st October 1846 Aged 76 years. Also Thomas Becket of Gravesend nephew
of the above who departed this Life the 5th of July 1878 Aged 72 years.
512. [CCCCXVII]. Headstone, beautifully carved cherub: Here Lyeth the
Body of Thomas WALKER Late of this Parish who Departed this Life the 3rd of
August 1757 Aged 56 years. Also Mary his wife who died May 19th 1771 Aged 61
513. [CCCCXVIII]. Head & footstone: Frederick, son of William &
Sarah HARMAN of Gravesend 30 April 1856, 11. Alfred their son 22 April 1857, 2.
The above William Harman 30 October 1874, 84.
514. [CCCCXIX]. Headstone with cherubs. Very large bold lettering: In
Memory of Mr William PAINE of this Parish who departed this life 1st April 1772
Aged 60 years.
515. [CCCCXX]. Headstone with railing: Captain Frederick THORNBURY late
of H.Ms 54th Foot d. at Rosherville 6 August 1872, 81.
516. [CCCCXXI]. Headstone: In Memory of Mr William RYE of the
Parish of Gravesend who departed this Life the 12th of May 1791 Aged 50 years.
Also three of his children (viz) Catherine, James and Andrew who died in their
Infancy. Left Issue by Catherine his wife one Son William. "An honest man
lies in this grave/Though that alone will no man save/But yet without it, this I
know/There is no happiness below/But all my hopes for Heaven and God/Is through
my dear Redeemer’s blood/ Which on Mount Calvary did flow/To save poor sinners
here below". Likewise Catherine, wife of the above who departed this Life
26th of March 1814 Aged 71 years.
517. [CCCCXXII]. Headstone: Sacred to the Memory of Mrs Sarah MIDDLETON
wife of Mr William Middleton of this Parish who departed this Life the 2nd of
February 1808 Aged 62 years. Also the above Mr William Middleton who departed
this Life the 12th of June 1820 Aged 71 years. Footstone: S.M. 1820 (now
on l. of W. door).
518. [CCCCXXIII]. Head and body stone: Sarah JONES late of Maindece,
Monmouthshire 24 Jan. 1847, 66. Georgeana S.H. BROWNING, god-daughter of the
above 5 Dec. 1848, 21. William Tysall Jones, 2nd son of Sarah Jones 8 Feb. 1870,
65. Henry Tysall Jones eldest son of Sarah Jones 25 Nov. 1870, 70.
519. [CCCCXXIV]. Headstone: Sacred to the Memory of Mary, daughter of
Samuel & Mary AMBROSE of Gravesend who departed this Life the 21st of July
1799 in the 19th year of her age. "To this sad shrine whoe’er thou art
draw near/Here lies a friend most wept, daughter most dear/Who ne’er knew joy
but friendship might divide/Nor gave her Parents grief – but when she died/Let
descent respect to this place be shewn/And with a parents sorrow mix your
520. [CCCCXXV]. Carved headstone: This Stone is erected as a
tribute of affection to the memory of Mary wife of Samuel AMBROSE of this Parish
who departed this Life the 11th of June 1821 Aged 71 years. "To name her
virtues ill befits my grief/What was my bliss can now give no relief/ A husband
mourns! the rest let friendship tell/Fame spread her worth, & husband knew
it well". Also the above Samuel AMBROSE who departed this Life May 2nd 1829
Aged 75 years.
521. [CCCCXXVI]. Head and footstone: Ruth, wife of Robert AMBROSE of
Gravesend & dau. of Samuel & Mary Ambrose of this Parish d. 5 July 1833,
52, left 6 son & 1 dau. Robert Ambrose 9 June 1842, 64.
522. [CCCCXXVII]. Headstone: Sarah wife of Richard FARRIS of this Parish
21 Oct. 1830, 38. Richard Farris 15 Jan. 1845, 56. Likewise 3 children who died
in their Infancy.
523. [CCCCXXVIII]. Low headstone & footstone. Cherubs heads, well carved:
In Memory of Mr Joh MASTERMAN who died Nov. 24 1745 Aged 50 years. Also Five of
his Children. Also Mrs Elizabeth Masterman who died the 4th of October 1766 Aged
524. [CCCCXXIX]. Head and footstone, various symbols: In Memory of
John TITCOMB who departed this Life the 4th of October 1781 Aged 43 years. Also
Elizabeth daughter of John and Elizabeth Titcomb who died Sept ye 23d 1778 Aged
11 weeks. Footstone: J.T. 1781. E.S. 1778.
525. [CCCCXXX]. Head and footstone, carved, various emblems: In Memory of
Luke BEET who departed this Life July the 2nd 1792 Aged 34 years. Also Lucy his
dau. died in her Infancy. Left issue 2 sons (viz) Luke Job, and Thomas Vervine.
526. [CCCCXXXI]. Small headstone: Here Lies the body of Harry BEET who
departed this Life Jany 4th 1783 Aged 26 years. Also Harry Beet his son aged 9
527. [CCCCXXXII]. Head & footstone: George Augustus BAYLEY 30 Ap.
1849, 55. "The Spirit soars from Earth its fetters riven/Affection weeps
where Faith rejoiced should be/The Grave is but the entrance into Heaven/The
narrow portal of Eternity".
528. [CCCCXXXIII]. Headstone: Maria Sarah SEALE 3 Nov. 1836, 4 yrs 7 mos.
Archibald Montgomery her brother d. 13 of same month 8 yrs & 19 days.
Children of Archibald and Maria Seale of the Isle of St Helena. Their bereaved
parents find consolation alone in the words of their Blessed Saviour.
"Suffer little children to come unto me/For of such is the Kingdom of
Heaven". 18th Chap. St. Luke 16th verse.
529. [CCCCXXXIV]. Head and footstone: Sarah JOPLIN of Newcastle upon Tyne
d. at Gravesend 13 Sept. 1838, 45.
530. [CCCCXXXV]. Headstone & footstones: To the Memory of Fergus
MACKAY of this Parish who departed this Life Nov 3rd 1806 Aged 33 years. Also
Fergus, son of Fergus & Sarah Mackay who died the 3rd of September 1803 aged
2 years & 6 months. "By cruel and disastrous fate/I in a dock was Drown’d/Which
caus’d my Soul to take its flight/Where endless joys abound/My wife and
children left behind/Distress’d beyond degree/Their only Prayer is to the
Lord/They soon may follow me/Then cease your Grief remember Death/Though sudden
be the Blow/ Do thou but act an honourable part/And be prepared to go". A
tender Father, affectionate Husband, a Faithful Friend. Mrs Elizabeth PAGE May
11th 1839. Inscription on reverse side of stone: Sacred to The Memory of
Sarah MACKAY wife of Fergus Mackay who departed this Life August the 21 1808
Aged 36 years. "Our life hangs by a single thread/Which soon is cut and we
are dead/Swift was her flight and short the road/She closed her eyes and saw her
God". Also near this spot lies the body of Mrs Isabell Mackay, Mother of
the above named Mr Fergus Mackay and late of New Cross in the Parish of St.
Paul, Deptford, who departed this life Oct. the 11th 1814 Aged 79 years. George
MACKAY son of the above who departed this Life 25th May 1824 Aged 40 years. Ann
WARRINGTON sister of above George Mackay departed this life 28th August 1825
Aged 55 years. Christopher Benjamin Mackay died May 8th 184./aged 61 years.
531. [CCCCXXXVI]. Head and footstone: Bridget Tucker ROGERS d. at Huggen’s
College 21st April 1853, 75.
532. [CCCCXXXVII]. Head and footstone: Mrs Susan HARBEN d. at Huggen’s
College 23rd Feb. 1848, 61.
533. [CCCCXXXVIII]. Head, foot and body stone. Footstone broken:
Elizabeth wife of Mr John OSBORNE late of Leigh, Essex 10 April 1849, 70. John
Osborne 3 June 1860, 86.
534. [CCCCXXXIX]. Headstone and railings: Hartwell WEST son of the late
William James West Esqr of Rochester, B. at Malta 18 April 1806, d. 30 May 1859.
Mary Ann his wife, b. 17 Sept 1805, d. 8 Dec. 1872.
C-F Note: 1859, May 30. At Amelia Terrace, Northfleet, Hartwell West,
son of the late William James West Esq. formerly of Bath House, Rochester.
1872, Dec. 8. At Northfleet, Kent, Mary Ann, relict of the late Hartwell West,
eldest dau. of the late Samuel CADDEL of Rochester, Kent, to the inexpressible
grief of her relations and friends.
535. [CCCCXL]. Headstone and cherub and skull: Here Lieth the body of
William MORFORD who departed this Life January 28th 1744 Aged 71 years. Here
Lieth the body of Jane Morford wife of Willm Morford of Gravesend who died May
ye 26 1744 Aged 71 years.
536. [CCCCXLI]. Head, foot and body stone: James STOCK 7 Jan. 1862, 73.
537. [CCCXLII]. Head and footstone: Our dear son William James SHIPPER,
b. 2 Aug. 1880, d. 21 Oct. 1884. "We loved him, yes, no tongue can tell/How
well we loved him and how well/Christ loved him too, and thought it best/To take
him home with him to rest".
538. [CCCCXLIII]. Head and footstone: Richard Jonathan BRIDLINGTON of
Handsworth, Yorkshire 9 May 1850, 30.
539. [CCCCXLIV]. Head and footstone: Mary Blackmore BAYLEY 24 Jan. 1892,
79. William Edward Blackmore 21 Oct. 1848, 38.
540. [CCCCXLV]. Head and footstone: Mr William SUPPERS 1 Aug. 1830, 78.
Mrs Mary Suppers wife of above 24 May 1834, 70. Mary Suppers 19 March 1800, 11.
541. [CCCCXLVI]. Head and footstone: Hannah Amelia CLIFTON 19 Dec. 1869,
542. [CCCCXLVII]. Cross and curb: Emily Mary PRIESTMAN, b. 28 Nov. 1852,
d. 25 Dec. 1872. Mary, widow of the late John DINSDALE, H.E.I.C.S. 24 Aug. 1883,
543. [CCCCXLVIII]. Cross and three inscriptions on base. North side:
Arthur Eric NEWMAN, b. 2 Jan 1864, d. 27 Aug. 1882. West side: E. Jenifer,
wife of John M. Newman of Gravesend 12 May 1891. East side: John Manby
Newman, J.P. 18 May 1907, 67.
544. [CCCCXLIX]. Headstone and curb: Elizabeth wife of Robert SCOTT 10
May 1868, 31. Richard POVEY father of above 4 Feb 1885, 82. Harriet wife of
above 23 Ap. 1886, 81. Richard son of above 23 June 1885, 50. David Benjamin,
son of Robert & Harriet SCOTT 23 Sep. 1886 aged 13. James John Scott 26 Jan.
545. [CCCCL]. Stone cross & footstone (crumbling): Mary Anne wife of
W.E. Hatch obit 2 Ap. 1879 aetat 37. Also W.E. Hatch d. 11 Feb. 1881, 63.
546. [CCCCLI]. Head and footstone: Mary Eliza WILLIAMS d. on the
anniversary of her 82d year 4 Dec. 1880.
547. [CCCCLII]. Head and footstone: Anne Maria CLARK 15 Feb. 1859, 61.
Susannah Henrietta her dau. wife of Jesse HITCHENS 24 Jan. 1876, 51. Harry
Hitchens their son who was accidentally drowned in the River Thames 19 June
548. [CCCCLIII]. Head and footstone: John MULLAY 29 Oct. 1868, 78. Ann
his wife 31 July 1873, 83.
549. [CCCCLIV]. Cross and iron curb: Charles SCOTT of Northfleet 10 July
1884, 70. Mary his wife 30 Dec. 1904, 89. Emily wife of John FINNES & dau.
of Charles Scott 4 April 1872, 28. Mary Ann BIRKETT eldest dau. of Charles Scott
3 July 1892, 51.
550. [CCCCLV]. Small cross and footstone: Frederick John son of John and
Harrriet TALLANT 16 April 1878, 18 mos.
551. [CCCCLVI]. Head, foot and body stone: Emily dau. of Alexander
ANDERSON of Udol, Ross-shire, wife of John JOHNSON, M.D. d. at Gravesend 13 Dec.
1837, 36. Penuel Emily her infant daughter 18 April 1838.
552. [CCCCLVII]. Headstone, curb and flat body stone: Mr John EDMEADES of
this Parish 17 Sep. 1841, 71. Hannah his wife 12 July 1847, 77. Hannah Ann ASPIN
dau. of above, widow of John TOLHURST 13 July 1881, 79.
553. [CCCCLVIII]. Head and footstone & flat body stone: Mr James
WESTON 24 Aug. 1837, 26. Henry Edmeades Weston son of above and Sarah Ann 22
Nov. 1847, 13. Sarah Edmeades Weston dau. of above 30 Nov. 1849, 13.
554. [CCCCLIX]. Here lie the remains of Mrs Mary PARKER who died on the 26th
July 1861 in the 70th year of her age. And also of Mr James Parker her husband
who died on the 8th of April 1865 in the 89th year of his age. He had been
During the greater part of his life The constant and confidential friends of Mr
HUGGENS at whose request he was interred here in the vault constructed for his
own burial place. In the vault beneath are deposited The mortal remains of John
HUGGENS Esqr late of Sittingbourne who died on the 11th of August 1865 in the
90th year of his age. In the year 1844 He founded and munificently endowed The
College in this Parish Which bears his name.
C-F Note: From The Gravesend Reporter, Oct. 1911. John Huggens. Founder
of Huggen’s College. The anniversary of the death of Mr John Huggens has just
passed. It is just forty-six years since that his remains were laid to rest at
Northfleet. Although he resided many years, if not the whole, of his life at
Sittingbourne, comparatively few of the present day inhabitants of that town
have any recollection of the little old gentleman who founded one of the
greatest benefactions to be met with in Kent. There are, of course, some who can
recall his face and form – some who can remember him, wearing a little black
skull cap, as he used to sit, Sunday after Sunday, in his pew in the old church,
during the vicariate of the Rev. Humphrey Thomas WALFORD. But amongst the
younger generations his name is not even known. It is at Northfleet that his
memory is perpetuated. There he built a magnificent College, which consists of
residences for ladies and gentlemen of reduced circumstances, and a chapel with
a beautiful and lofty spire. It has always been understood that he intended to
make Sittingbourne the venue of his benefaction, but changed his mind on being
thwarted in obtaining the land he desired for a site.
At the present time there are forty residents in Huggens’s
College, each of whom receives £4 every month, and there are in addition forty
out-pensioners who received £52 a year, paid quarterly. Northfleet consequently
almost rivals Winchester in being endowed with such a rich benefaction.
The College was opened on April 29th, 1847 (the 71st anniversary of
Mr Huggens’s birthday), when the founder made the following speech to the
first eight residents: "It is with no little emotion of pleasure,
gratitude, and thankfulness, that I rise to address you this day. This day will
be marked down in the journal of my life as a happy day, with letters so deeply
embedded, that time itself cannot rub them out. This day has opened the doors of
my little charity to you, and in opening the doors, I trust it has opened the
door of peace, quietude, and happiness to you in the evening of your life. This
day a captain in the Navy would enter in his log book of the voyage ‘This day
we have crossed the line’.
"May you, my dear friends, be enabled to write down in the log
book of your voyage through this life ‘This day we have crossed the line’.
And having crossed the line, have run our little barque away, far-away from the
troubled ocean of this life, leaving far, far behind us all the tempests and
angry billows of this world, and having run our little barque into the smooth
and tranquil waters of the summer evening of our life, may we sail on happily to
the end of the voyage here below; and at the last day of that voyage, may the
Great Captain of us all – may that Great Captain who governs the destinies of
us all – may He take the helm of your barque and steer it from this little
haven I have made for you here into the Heaven of Heavens, and there moor it for
ever. That this may be your destiny is the sincere wish, and is and ever will be
the fervent prayer of your friend and benefactor, John Huggens".
I may add that the Rev. Canon M.M. FFINCH, the devoted Chaplain of
the College – why, by the way, has been there nearly forty-two years – makes
it a practice (and an excellent practice it is - of giving a copy of Mr Huggens’s
address to each new resident. Thus they have the founder’s own welcome and are
able to realise what his wishes towards them were. Scores and scores of men and
women have had reason to bless the name of John Huggens.
Now that I am in a reminiscent mood, it may interest some of my
younger readers to learn something about the obsequies of the late Mr Huggens.
Such a display of the ‘trappings and suits of woe" is seldom seen
now-a-days. The hearse and horses were decorated with plumes, and there were
muses and feathermen and twenty pages. All the mourners, the clergy, the
churchwardens and the organist were provided with cloaks, silk hatbands, and
gloves. Conducting poles, feathers, wands, and staves were carried in the
procession. The ladies and gentlemen resident in the College were also, I
believe, furnished with rich silk bands and scarves. The cortege proceeded by
road from Sittingbourne to Northfleet, and church bells were tolled at
Sittingbourne, Newington, Rainham, Chatham, Rochester (Cathedral) and Strood, as
it passed through each parish. The funeral was quite a pageant, and is said (I
believe with truth) to have cost over £400. The director was the late Mr James
HULBURD, of the firm of Tonge and Hulburd of Sittingbourne, the predecessors of
the present firm of Hulburd and Son. There is a large monument to Mr Huggens’s
memory at Northfleet. The tomb erected by Mr Huggens in his lifetime tell into
decay, and was taken down in 1870. – "Chatham and Rochester
555. [CCCCLX]. Head and footstone: CI GIT Emma Elizabeth MILLEN 1884.
556. [CCCCLXI]. Head and footstone: T.C. BARHAM son of Robt &
Elizabeth Barham 17 April 1815. 12 yr 7 mos. "Then Father, Mother, Sister
dear adieu/By God’s command I leave the world and you/No more on earth I shall
your faces see/But hope in Heaven our Souls may happy be". Also the above
Robert BARHAM 16 Oct. 1827, 49. Elizabeth his wife 4 Feb 1849, 69.
557. [CCCCLXII]. Head and footstone. The foot much older. Inscription
crumbled: T.C.B. 1815. T. BEST 1865. Ed Best 1894.
558. [CCCCLXIII]. Head and body stone & iron railings: Robert son of
Robert & Mary MOORE 30 June 1851, 14. Also four children who died in
infancy. The above Mary Moore 13 Oct. 1866, 59. Robert Moore 28 Sept 1876, 69. On
slab: Hannah second wife of Robert Moore 16 July 1873.
559. [CCCCLXIV]. Headstone: In memory of Samuel DRINKWATER died 14 April
1810 Aged 20 years. "How lov’d how Valued once avails thee not/To whom
related or by whom Begot/And I’m now an Earthly guest Become/In hope of Honors
to my humble Doom".
560. [CCCCLXIV]. Headstone: In Memory of Richard SMITH Died 27 January
1811 Aged 56 years. Susanna wife of the above Died 9th April 1836 Aged 78 years.
561. [CCCCLXVI]. Head and footstone: Harry son of George & Mary
Ann BARDOE of Northfleet 6 June 1881 2 yrs 5 mos. John EARLEY grandson of above
1 Sept. 1879, 57. Ann Earley wife of the above 1 Ap. 1872, 47. John Earley
Bardoe 21 Feb. 1884, 3.
562. [CCCCLXVII]. Head and footstone: Elizabeth CROSS eld. dau. of the
late William Cross Esqr of Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire 20 Aug. 1874, 68.
563. [CCCCLXVIII]. Head and footstone: John WATERS 28 Mar 1874, 84.
Charlotte his wife 15 Feb. 1847, 55. Erected by their daughter Charlotte (rest
564. [CCCCLXIX]. Head & footstone: Robert BASSETT 10 March 1885, 76.
Sarah his wife 27 Oct. 1872, 74. Sophia Maria 28 Nov. 1856, 18.
565. [CCCCLXX]. Head and footstone: Mary wife of Joseph NASH of Huggen’s
College 25 May 1874, 78.
566. [CCCCLXXI]. Head and footstone: Sophia WARREN 16 Jan. 1884, 62. Also
near this spot lieth Frederick John Archibald HOEFNER her first husband d. Jan.
1852, 32. William Alfred HOEFNER son of above March 1866, 17. Samuel Arthur
WARREN her 2nd husband 5 Jan. 1875, 45. Sarah LOVE her sister 5 May 1875, 59.
567. [CCCCLXXII]. Head and footstone: Mr Robert CLAY of Hockley Essex 29
July 1843, 72. Jane dau. of Robert and Letitia Clay who departed this Life the
4th of August 1809 in the Sixth year of her Age.
568. [CCCCLXXIII]. Head and footstone: Ann TAYLOR 15 April 1832, 93.
Dorothy ARMSBY her dau. 29 Mar 1863, 90.
569. [CCCCLXXIV]. Head and footstone: Mrs Susan TAYLOR Obt Decembris 8th
Anno Domini 1815 Aet 37. She was worthy of example as a Wife a Mother and a
Friend. Go thy way passenger and imitate Her whom you will some day follow. Also
in memory of Thomas TAYLOR late of the Hon. E.I. Company’s Maritime Service.
He was born at Lynn Regis, Norfolk September 23rd 1771 And died at Northfleet
September 28th 1840 Aged 69. "Filii Morientes Posuerunt".
570. [CCCCLXXV]. Head and body stone, urn in centre and emblems at side:
In Memory of Mr Charles BADGER (of this Parish) who departed this Life the 25th
of March 1800 Aged 31 years. Left issue three dau. (viz) Susan, Eliza and
Harriot. "I’ve had my part of worldly care/When I was living as you
are/But now my body lies in dust/Until the rising of the Just". Also Mrs
Mary BADGER wife of the above who departed this Life 18th of June 1834 Aged 81
571. [CCCCLXXVI]. Head and footstone: Mary wife of Richard ABBERLEY of
this Parish 12 May 1833, 79. Also Richard Abberley 5 June 1836, 76. Ann Abberley
neice of the above 26 May 1843, 50.
572. [CCCCLXXVII]. Headstone: In Memory of William ABBERLEY of this
Parish who departed this Life May the 4th 1788 aged 37 years.
573. [CCCCLXXVIII]. Head and body stone, figure rising from coffin:
Erected to the Memory of Thomas DEAKIN (late of Milton next Gravesend) who
departed this Life the 14th of March 1805 Aged 62 years. Also of Jane wife of
the above who departed this Life the 16th of January 1818 Aged 76 years.
574. [CCCCLXXIX]. Head and footstone: John HALL Esqr formerly of St. Mary
Axe, London 24 Feb. 1868, 86. Jane WALLIS his neice 31 Aug. 1891, 82.
575. [CCCCLXXX]. Headstone and iron curb: George Stephen LEVINGS 17 Sep.
1882, 37. George Odell Levings father of above b. 5 Nov. 1819, d. 1 Feb. 1884.
Hannah his wife 26 Aug. 1893, 68.
576. [CCCCLXXXI]. Head and footstone: Sacred to the Memory of Samuel
ABBERLEY of this Parish who departed this Life the 12th of June 1808 Aged 50
years. Also three daughters of the above. Charlotte died 9th of September 1798
Aged 11 Months. Jane died 17 November 1801 Aged 2 years 7 months. Margaret died
29th of December 1801 Aged 1 year. "Adieu, dear friends I take my
leave/Farewell my loving wife/Our children dear your guardians be/And bless your
widowed life/When from this world you are releas’d/Its sorrows toils and
cares/In everlasting joy we’ll meet/To sing our Saviour’s praise". Omitted
from stone [CCCCLXXXI] on other side of stone: In Memory of three children
of Charlotte Abberley. Mary Ann died the 20th of April 1810 Aged 8 years. Thomas
died the 15th of June 1810 Aged 7 years. Samuel died the 3rd of March 1811 Aged
4 years. Also Richard, son of above who died at Lintin, China 1827, aged 31
years. Likewise Harriott wife of James MITCHELL and daughter of above who died
Janry 1st 1849 Aged 40 years.
577. [CCCCLXXXIIA]. Head and footstone: John SWAISLAND of this Parish 20
Dec. 1843, 66. Charlotte his wife 14 Sept. 1849, 83.
578. [CCCCLXXXIIB]. Head and footstone: Martha BOND 3 April 1884, 67.
Joseph Bond her husband 8 April 1895, 78.
579. [CCCCLXXXIII]. Head and footstone: Sacred to the Memory of Alexander
son of Thomas and Jane DEAKIN of this Parish who departed this Life the 18th of
March 1828 Aged 23 years. Also John Deakin who departed this Life the 13th of
November 1831 Aged 22 years. Simon Deakin who departed this Life the 5th of
March 1833 Aged 19 years. Jane Deakin departed this Life the ../August 1836 A…/.0/years.
580. [CCCCLXXXIV]. Head and footstone: Jane, wife of Thomas DEAKIN of
this Parish 9 Dec. 1845, 66. The above Thomas Deakin 5 Aug. 1855, 74. Richard
Thomas Deakin grandson of above 16 June 1856, 21.
581. [CCCCLXXXV]. Head and footstone and iron curb: Thomas DEANE of
Gravesend 28 Feb. 1859, 58. Harriet his wife 16 Nov. 1892, 90.Harriet Sarah, dau
of above and wife of Benjamin William OUTRED 3 Jan 1884, 52. Alice Cordelia
Outred their dau. 2 Dec. 1862, 1 yr 11 mos. The above Benjamin William Outred 1
Nov. 1885, 54. Thomas son of Thomas & Harriet Deane 27 Nov. 1901, 64.
582. [CCCCLXXVI]. Head and footstone with iron curb: William COLE of this
Parish 1 April 1853, 55. Charlotte relict of above and wife of Henry HOLLAND 22
May 1868, 62. The above Henry Holland 27 July 1874, 52.
583. [CCCCLXXXVII]. Head and footstone with curb: Mrs Ann WOOD wife of
Robert Wood 31 Dec. 1822, 55. The above Mr Robert Wood 15 June 1847, 78. Mary
wife of Joseph TOPHAM and dau. of above 5 June 1850, 52. The above Joseph Topham
11 Mar 1873, 73. Walter Frederick HAYWARD his grand-son 13 June 1876, 17.
584. [CCCCLXXXVIII]. Head and footstone with iron curb: Thomas son of Mr
Robert & Ann WOOD 14 Oct. 1815, 22. Also Robert brother of above 5 Jan.
585. [CCCCLXXXIX]. Headstone and iron curb: Sophia wife of Samuel AUSTEN
of Dover Road, Northfleet 21 June 1878, 66.
586. [CCCCXC]. Head and footstone: Elisa Adelaide Maria née NIZZOLI wife
of Major Henry Knight STORKS 25 July 1848, 24.
587. [CCCCXCI]. Headstone with carved laurel wreath and footstone: Mrs
Ann AUSTIN wife of Norton Austin, Capt. R.M.L.I. 20 Ap. 1859, 46.
"Affliction sore long time I bore/Physicians were in vain/Till God was
pleas’d to give me ed…./And free me from my pain.".
588. [CCCCXCII]. Head and footstone: Lydia wife of Thomas PINK 6 March
1874, 72. Thomas Pink 15 May 1875, 77.
589. [CCCCXCIII]. Headstone (Cross) and footstone. Body stone with cross on
it. Text written on upright and arms: "God forbid that I should glory
save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ". Here lieth the Body of The
Rev. Samuel SUTTON for many years an Inhabitant of this Parish who died Dec.
31st 1857 Aged 70 years.
590. [CCCCXCIV]. Head and footstone: Mrs Louisa WILLIAMS late of Bordeaux
29 June 1848, 47.
591. [CCCCXCV]. Head and body stone with iron curb: John GOODSALL b. 28
June 1787, d. 2 Oct. 1847 Aged 60 years. Resident in Northfleet 40 years.
592. [CCCCXCVI]. Head and footstone (ornamental): Ronald Andrew son of
Robert and Elizabeth GIBBONS, b. 28 Oct. 1872, d. 8 Oct. 1873.
593. [CCCCXCVII]. Headstone and iron curb: Sophia dau. of Samuel and
Sophia AUSTEN of Dover Road, Northfleet 7 Dec. 1885, 36. Samuel Austen 5 Dec.
1889, 81. Mary Wicking WALLER dau. of above 17 Sep. 1900, 65.
594. [CCCCXCVIII]. Head & footstone, much crumbled: S…../to the …../DASH
who d……./s/life 20 ….1834/……./Here li../Faults/rear/…/own (all
the rest [about 8 lines] gone. F.S: T.W. 1834, L.G. 1844.
595. [CCCCXCIX]. Head and footstone: Mrs Penelope BAILEY 13 Dec. 1863,
596. [D]. Head and footstone: Harriet wife of Mr William MARTIN of Perry
Street 20 Feb. 1877, 50. William Martin 12 Nov. 1879, 57.
597. [DI]. Head and footstone: Michael HAYES 4 Mar. 1876, 67. Mark his
son, interred near this spot 8 May 1833, 1 yr 3 mos. Mary
wife of the above 29 Dec. 1899.
598. [DII]. Headstone in two compartments. Two footstones: (1). Martha,
wife of William JENKINS 6 May 1837, 32. William Jenkins 4 Jan. 1847, 52. Also
two of their children who died in their infancy. Also Alfred HARMAN 2 Feb. 1892,
49. (2). William PENNIFER 2 May 1853, 57. Mary Pennifer 25 March 1880, 85. Mary
Ann HARMAN eld. dau. of Alfred and Anne Harman 24 May 1888, 19. Ernest Harman 27
Aug. 1888, 7 mos. William Henry Harman 23 Feb. 1898, 22. George Henry
Harman 5 Mar 1898, 20. "The Cup was bitter the sting severe/To part from
those we loved so dear/Our loss is great but we’ll not complain/But hope to
meet in Heaven again".
599. [DIII]. Headstone and iron curb: William WILLIAMS 1 Dec. 1864, 50.
Mary Anne Williams 3 Ap. 1882, 69. Emily BUDD dau. of above 3 July 1888, 40.
"Yes I’ve a home in Heaven/Beautiful and bright/To loved ones there are
given/Crown and garments white".
600. [DIV]. Head, foot and body stone with iron railing, all very massive:
William Henry FILES 30 Jan 1863, 73. Thomas Files his brother 12 Feb. 1869, 81.
601. [DV]. Stone pillar in three tiers and iron railing: *Vide [CCCLXVII]:
Arthur only child of Charles and Martha E. ANDREWS. Taken away in the midst of
health, strength and bright-hearted boyish happiness to the great grief of his
sorrowing parents 8 April 1874, 9.
602. [DVI]. Head and footstone: Edward LITTLE of Northfleet 9 Nov. 1884,
603. [DVII]. Headstone & iron curb: Ada Lilian BUTLER b. 8 March
1885, d. 22 July 1885.
604. [DVIII]. Head and footstone: Charles DRAPER 18 Nov. 1860, 45. Ellen
Elizabeth child of Charles & James Draper 14 March 1893, 4. Ann Taylor
Draper 7 March 1900, 81. "With patience to the last she did submit/And
mourned not at what the Lord thought fit/Her toils are past, her work is
done/And she is fully blest".
605. [DIX]. Head and footstone: John George, husband of Emily RESTELL 30
Mar. 1903, 61. "A sudden shock, a loss severe/To part with one I loved so
dear/Though great my loss I’ll not complain/Trusting in Christ to meet
again". Also Alfred Ernest and Sidney James, children of the above who lie
in the adjoining grave.
606. [DX]. Head & footstone, on front of stone: Susanna wife of
Samuel LEE 23 June 1838, 38. "To name her virtues ill befits my grief/What
was my bliss can now give no relief/A Husband mourns, the rest let friendship
tell/Fame spreads her worth, her Husband knows it well". Mary, dau. of
above 31 May 1838, 7. George, son of above 25 Oct. 1837, 17 mos. Back
of stone: John Lee 29 March 1857, 33. William Lee 26 Aug. 1859, 26. Thomas
LLOYD died at the taking of Cawnpore Aged 45 years. Isabella BLAKE dau. of above
John Lee 30 Jan. 1903, 49.
New ground. Manor House garden.
607. [DXI]. Stone slab with cross on it: Elizabeth, wife of James BROWN
18 Oct. 1892.
608. [DXII]. Stone slab: Mary FOWLER for 33 years a faithful and highly
esteemed servant and friend in the family of George ROSHER Esqr of
Crete Hall in this Parish D. 9 April 1886 aged about 76.
609. [DXIII]. Headstone and iron curb: Walter youngest son of George
William and Ann LOWES of this Parish 12 Mar 1886, 5 yrs 6 mos. George
William Lowes 11 Mar 1895, 54.
610. [DXIV]. Stone cross and curb: William Thomas SMITH 12 Feb. 1886, 59.
Alice Lousia dau. of above 3 Nov. 1887, 24. Percival S. Botolph Smith 4 April
611. [DXV]. Rustic column on base: Quinton HUNTLEY 24 Feb. 1886, 2 yrs 9
612. [DXVI]. Marble cross: John WOOD Engineer 12 Feb. 1850 – 20 Dec.
613. [DXVII]. Stone cross: Thomas WATERS 24 Nov. 1885, 40.
614. [DXVIII]. Stone cross and curb: Christiana HOLLAMBY b. 27 Ap. 1812,
d. 22 Feb. 1886 R.I.P. Thomas Wiseman WALLIS b. 29 Nov. 1837, d. 13 Aug. 1893.
R.I.P. Mary, widow of above b. 19 Nov. 1857, d. 19 Oct. 1901. R.I.P.
615. [DXIX]. Head and footstone: Family grave of John Edwin & Ellen
CHALLONER. Robert Challoner 19 April 1886, 25. Myra Louise his sister 27 May
1887, 11 years 7 mos. William Challoner 27 Mar. 1891, 22.
616. [DXX]. Headstone and curb: Family grave of Frederick & Jane
CATTOW. In memory of Frederick Harper the beloved son of the above aged 10
years, accidentally drowned at Botany Bay Pond, Northfleet whilst sliding on the
ice January 8th 1889 with two other lads who attempted to save the
lift of the above . Names respectively Sidney Charles LOCKYER, George Frederick
Leonard WHITING who lie interred near this spot. "And they shall be mine
saith the Lord of Hosts in that day when I make up my jewels". Malachi III
chap. 17 verse.
617. [DXXI]. Head and footstone: Thomas BLANKES 22 Jan. 1887, 46. William
Thomas Blankes grandson of above 9 Aug. 1899 aged 11 mos.
618. [DXXII]. Head and footstone: Walker Henry PILCHER 10 July 1887, 13.
619. [DXXIII]. Cross and curb: George Suart SIMPSON 11 July 1887.
620. [DXXIV]. Headstone and curb: Henry William TANNER 24 July 1887, 24.
Henry Arthur, son of above b. 7 Dec. 1886, d. 3 Dec. 1899.
621. [DXXV]. Head & footstone: Ann WILLING b. 28 Nov. 1808, d. 1 Oct.
622. [DXXVI]. Head and footstone: Mary Ann wife of Thomas HEATH 20 July
623. [DXXVII]. Head and flat stone with iron curb: George JENKINS 7 May
624. [DXXVIII]. Headstone and iron curb: Eliza Emma wife of Arthur
William NEWBY 25 Mar 1887, 35.
625. [DXXIX]. Small cross and footstone: Dorothy Harrington GRIFFITHS, b.
7 Sep. 1886, d. 1 Feb. 1887.
626. [DXXX]. Head and footstone: Joseph EKE 10 Dec. 1886, 60.
627. [DXXXI]. Head and footstone: Edmund BARTHOLOMEW 28 July 1887, 68.
628. [DXXXII]. Head and footstone: Edward GRIFFITHS 20 July 1887, 76.
Mary his wife 11 Feb. 1898, 85.
629. [DXXXIII]. Head and footstone: Anne Jane, child of Peter and Emma
BARNARD 9 Nov. 1886, 12.
630. [DXXXIV]. Head and footstone: Walter Frederick GILLETT 29 July 1886,
1 yr. 6 mos. Agnes Maud Gillett 8 Dec. 1886, 1 yr. 8 mos.
William Gillett 4 Dec. 1904, 76.
631. [DXXXV]. Head and footstone: George ASHENDEN 6 May 1887, 48. Hilda
Beatrice his youngest daughter.
632. [DXXXVI]. Head & footstone: George WOODARD 11 May 1887, 64.
633. [DXXXVII]. Head and footstone: Mary BURGESS widow of Robert Burgess
late of Pulham St. Mary, Norfolk 20 June 1888, 78, for more than 50 years the
faithful friend and servant in the family of Mrs REES. Rebecca Burgess 9 May
634. [DXXXVIII]. Head and footstone: Eliza wife of James COOMBER 30 March
635. [DXXXIX]. Headstone and curb: George STINTON 20 Feb. 1888, 51.
"A light from the household is gone/A voice we loved is stilled/A place is
vacant in our home/Which never can be filled".
636. [DXL]. Cross: Esther SKARDON 19 Feb 1888.
637. [DXLI]. Family grave of Charles James and Celia SCOTT. Charles James Scott
15 Dec. 1887, 48.
638. [DXLII]. Head and footstone: Matilda wife of George LAWRENCE 26 Nov.
1887, 58. "Affliction sore long time I bore/Physicians were in vain/Till
God did please to give me ease/And free me from my pain". George LAWRENCE
18 June 1896, 66. "And is he gone whom we so dearly loved/Whose tender
kindness we so often proved/Yes he is gone, his happy spirit’s fled/And now he
is numbered with the silent dead".
639. [DXLIII]. Headstone and iron curb: Emma Julia wife of Edwin Thomas
WISEMAN 18 Sept. 1887, 64. Maggie, dau of Edwin Thomas & Emily Wiseman 20
Jan. 1892, 14 mos. Edwin Thomas Wiseman 7 April 1897, 77.
640. [DXLIV]. Cross, broken: Mary, for 50 years the wife of Thomas POPE
late of White End Park, Chesham, Bucks. b. 21 Aug. 1815, d. 14 Feb. 1888.
641. [DXLV]. Headstone and iron curb: Frances BARRETT 3 Feb. 1888 Aged
642. [DXLVI]. Cross and curb: Eleanor BARBER 27 March 1889, 81.
643. [DXLVII]. Head and footstone: The family grave of William and Dinah
FENNER. Alice Fenner 23 June 1888 Aged 6 yrs. 5 mos.
644. [DXLVIII]. Head and footstone: In Loving Memory of Mark EASTWOOD who
died 12th October 1888 Aged 48 years. "In the midst of life we
are in death".
645. [DXLIX]. Iron curb: Edwin Roland KAY 8 Oct. 1888, 16 mos.
Arthur Kay 28 Nov. 1896, 3 weeks.
646. [DL]. Head and footstone: Cathrine, wife of George BOULTON 26 Jan.
647. [DLI]. Head and footstone: Emily HAMBROOK 12 Feb. 1889, 88, widow of
Edwin Hambrook, surgeon, a native of Canterbury who died at Chesterton in the
county of Cambridge March 1861.
648. [DLII]. Headstone: Ellen wife of Alfred BLAKE 25 Feb. 1889, 23.
649. [DLIII]. Cross, broken: Gladys Jessie BAIZLEY 16 Dec. 1888, 1 yr 9
mos. Albert Edward DEADMAN 1 Jan. 1889, 1 yr 11 mos. Henry
ROBERTS 23 Feb. 1889, 10 wks.
650. [DLIV]. Cross: Maria Anne, widow of William Hobart REES 12 Oct.
651. [DLV]. Head and footstone: Sophia Ann SADDLER, B. 22 Aug. 1828, D.
12 April 1889.
652. [DLVI]. Headstone, lying flat: Mary Birtill ELLIS 1 June 1889, 83.
653. [DLVII]. Headstone: William Emanuel CLAYTON 12 Sept. 1889, 44.
William Dudley, son of above 15 Sept. 1890, 20.
654. [DLVIII]. Head and footstone: Joseph STEADMAN 13 Nov. 1889, 75.
655. [DLIX]. Head and footstone: Emily COOPER 22 Nov. 1889, 25. Herbert
George Cooper, son of James & Emily Cooper, 19 Ap. 1890, 2 yrs. 5
mos. Edmund BOATMAN 16 July 1896, 65.
656. [DLX]. Cross: Henry Richard BULEY who died from injuries received
whilst at work at the Northfleet Coal & Ballast Co. 31 July 1889, 26.
657. [DLXI]. Head and footstone: Aaron Speight BOSSELEY 1 June 1889, 34.
"The season of trouble is past/The storms of affliction are o’er/His
struggles are ended at last/And sorrow and death are no more".
658. [DLXII]. Head and footstone, ornamental: Frank Henry BLACKMAN 11 May
1889, 5 yrs 6 mos.
659. [DLXIII]. Cross and iron curb: Michael Dexter, son of Dexter
ROBINSON and Margaret his wife, B. 7 May 1888, D. 15 Jan. 1889.
760. [DLXIV]. Cross: Jacob APPLEFORD late of East Hagbourne 2 Nov. 1888,
69. Ann his wife 17 Jan. 1902, 81.
671. [DLXV]. Headstone and slab with iron curb: Elizabeth, wife of Robert
Andrew GIBBONS 3 June 1889, 49. Robert Andrew Gibbons 8 June 1894, 60. Hannah
Charlotte Gibbons, sister of the above 7 March 1895, 75.
672. [DLXVI]. Head and footstone: The family grave of Amos and Louisa
Maria DAVEY. William Henry, son of above 9 May 1896, 3 day. Also near this spot
are interred five infant children of the above. Amos Davey 30 March 1897, 44.
673. [DLXVII]. Head and footstone: James BRENCHLEY 17 Aug. 1884, 66.
Eliza his wife 19 Feb. 1915, 81.
674. [DLXVIII]. Head and footstone with carved angel: Jessie, dau of
Henry William and Clara KERBY 9 Nov. 1889, 3 mos.
675. [DLXIX]. Head and footstone: William Golding HARVEY 1 Dec. 1889, 5
mos. Reginald VINAL 3 May 1892, 4.
676. [DLXX]. Iron cross, inscription perished.
677. [DLXXI]. Headstone and curb: Hannah PINSON 15 Dec. 1889, 66.
"Grieve not dear Husband but be content/For unto thee I was but lent/In
love we lived, in peace I’ve died/You asked my life was but denied/Mourn not
for me, nor sorrow take/But love my children for my sake".
678. [DLXXII]. Cross and iron curb: Susannah Elizabeth BARRATT 2 Feb.
679. [DLXXIII]. Head and footstone: Ada Jane, wife of George DONELLY and
dau. of Reuben and Charlotte HAYMAN 13 Feb. 1892, 23.
680. [DLXXIV]. Head and footstone: Eliza, wife of Edmund HANCOCK 27 Feb.
681. [DLXXV]. Headstone, peculiar shape with iron curb: Alice Miriam
CATTERMOLE, B. 22 Mar. 1890, D. 17 June 1890. Rose Miriam Cattermole, B. 16 Nov.
1895, D. 21 Dec. 1895. George Alexander Cattermole, father of above 1 Feb. 1901,
682. [DLXXVI]. Head and footstone: Grave of Samuel and Sophia
STANFIELD. Sophia Stanfield 7 July 1890, 62. "Had he asked us well we
know/We should cry, O spare the blow/Yes with streaming tears/Lord we love her,
let her stay).
683. [DLXXVII]. Head and footstone: Grave of Allen Alfred and Emma
HANDLEY. Allen Alfred Handley 14 Oct. 1890, 63. "Life is the time to
serve the Lord/The time to ensure the great reward/And while the lamp holds out
to burn/The vilest sinner may return".
684. [DLXXVIII]. Head and footstone: Rosina Susan (‘Rosy’) child of
Charles & Jane BUTCHER 23 Oct. 1890, 7. "This lovely bud so young and
fair/Called hence by early doom/Just came to show how sweet a flower/In paradise
685. [DLXXIX]. Head and footstone: Rachel, wife of H(enry) J(oseph)
GLIBBERY 10 July 1890, 53. Henry Joseph Glibbery 10 Feb. 1898, 72.
686. [DLXXX]. Headstone and iron curb with gilt anchor on stone: William
Thomas, eldest son of William and Maria TREMAIN who was drowned off the Barge
‘William Paxton’ in Gravesend Reach 13 Aug. 1890, 18. "We loved him
best as no tongue can tell/He was loved by all who knew him well/God loved him
most and thought it best/To take him home with him to rest".
687. [DLXXXI]. Head and footstone with iron curb: Richard MOORE 23 June
1893, 43. Ada Mary Moore 22 Feb. 1893, 2.
688. [DLXXXII]. Head and footstone: Arthur, son of James and Fanny WEEKS
17 Mar 1890, 24.
689. [DLXXXIII]. Head and footstone: Grave of Joseph and Rebecca BARDOE.
Susanna Bardoe 21 Ap. 1890, 49. Robert Henry Bardoe, 15 Nov. 1891, 25. Josepha
Mary Bardoe 2 July 1892, 18.
690. [DLXXXIV]. Cross: Jane Elizabeth BARNARD, B. St. Luke’s Day 1797,
D. at Huggen’s College 31 Jan, 91.
691. [DLXXXV]. Headstone and iron curb: John HAY 3 Ap. 1891, 7 yrs 5 mos.
692. [DLXXXVI]. Headstone and iron curb: Percy George TREADWELL 9 April
1892, 13 mos. Maud Emily Treadwell 28 Ap. 1894, 12 mos.
693. [DLXXXVII]. Cross: James BEVAN 21 Oct. 1892, 80.
694. [DLXXXVIII]. Head and footstone: Mary HARVEY 5 May 1891, 67. Sarah
PERKINS 23 July 1895, 67. Stephen Perkins 6 Aug. 1895, 72. George OSBORNE 3 Nov.
695. [DLXXXIX]. Head and footstone: Catherine, wife of William BRANN 27
Jan. 1891, 62. Elizabeth Jane, wife of John BRANN of Dundale Farm, Northfleet 14
July 1895, 42.
696. [DLXL]. Headstone and curb: Henry George eldest son of H.C. & F.
FLELLO, accidentally killed 17 Jan. 1891, 18. Henry Charles FLELLO 27 July 1902,
697. [DLXLI]. Headstone, ornamental: Albert William, son of James and
Susan BRANTON 23 Nov. 1890, 23.
698. [DLXLII]. Headstone and curb: Grave of William and Elizabeth BYHURST.
Florrie, dau of above 10 Aug. 1888, 10 mos. Herbert William son of
above 5 Nov. 1890, 1 yr. 8 mos. Ada FEWELL 10 Oct. 1896, 20.
699. [DLXLIII]. Headstone: Sarah Ann wife of John GRAY 28 Oct. 1890, 54.
I.O.C.T. "She lived and passed away". John GRAY 1 Sep. 1899, 66. Near
this spot are interred C. BALLS 17 May 1869, 79. E. Gray 12 Dec. 1878, 48.
700. [DLXLIV]. Headstone. Cross: Bertie, child of John & Henriella
GREEN 21 Sept. 1890, 12 mos.
701. [DLXLV]. Headstone with angel carved and iron curb: Maud Mary, child
of Frederick & Sarah CLINCH 21 Aug. 1890, 7 mos.
702. [DLXLVI]. Head and footstone: Frank CARLEY 17 Aug. 1890, 13. R.I.P.
Elizabeth HEAP 28 March 1903, 79.
703. [DLXLVII]. Head and footstone: Hannah BROAD 19 Jan. 1895, 3. Hannah
Louisa Broad 16 Aug. 1892, 1 yr 7 mos.
704. [DLXLVIII]. Head & footstone with curb: Grave of William and Ann
CARTER. William Carter 28 Mar. 1891, 73. Ann his wife 6 June 1899, 81. Thomas
William, grandson and only son of Thomas & Mary PROCTOR 4 Jan. 1901, 14.
705. [DLXLIXA]. Headstone & curb: Grave of George and Rebecca
APPLEYARD. Rebecca Appleyard 7 Oct. 1891, 70. George Appleyard 20 June 1897, 76.
706. [DLXLIXB]. Head and footstone (Blue): Grave of Joseph and Alice
ROBINS Joseph ROBINS 14 Dec. 1891, 52.
707. [DC]. Head & footstone: Hughes Henry GRAIN 30 Ap. 1892, 34.
James BAKER 13 Aug. 1896, 39. Daisy Louisa child of above (H.H.G.) 15 Nov. 1890,
708. [DCI]. Head and footstone: Caroline HAMMOND 5 Feb. 1892, 68.
709. [DCII]. Footstone on l. of W. door: A.E. 1727. (probably Alice,
wife of William ELLIS bur 25 Feb. 1727).
710. [DCIII]. Cornish Cross next N. wall of new ground: Richard KINGDON
27 Dec. 1887, 72. Catherine Ann his wife 15 Feb. 1912, 70.
711. Newspaper cutting: Friday June 26, 1909. The Northfleet Dockyard in its
most flourishing days.
The above view is copied from a
lithographed picture kindly lent to us by Mr Plews HOWDEN, of Northfleet.
Following on our special article last week, we this week give on page two the
first instalment of a "History of Northfleet" (written by Mr A. BEST)
in which is a further reference to the Docks, with a list of the vessels that
were built there. The importance of the dockyard in its earlier years, is
further testified to in a publication dated 1840, where it is stated that at one
time it was contemplated to have formed a dock here for vessels of war similar
to the one at Antwerp, the excavations in the procuring of chalk, which have
been going on for some years, having formed a nucleus for such desideratum. We
are unable to trace the date of our illustration, but it certainly goes back
712. Newspaper cutting: A Northfleet Landmark. 17 Nov. 19?4.
Northfleet contractors are now
demolishing the conspicuous castellated office building of Bowaters’ Paper
Mills which originally gave Pitcher’s Shipbuilding Establishment the name of
Castle Dockyard. It was erected rather more than a century ago, the stones of
the Norman London Bridge being used very largely in its construction. Local
tradition has it that it was originally designed by William PITCHER, the son of
the founder of the Dockyard, for his lady-love but she declared that it was too
much like a prison and flatly refused to live in it; for many years afterwards
it was known as "Pitcher’s Folly".
Index of Names and Places
ABBERLEY 571, 572, 576
ALLANSON 5, 34
AMBROSE 519, 520, 521
ANDERSON 267, 551
ANDREWS 454, 601
AUSTEN 585, 593
AUSTIN 180a, 587
BADGER 137-143, 570
BAILEY 320, 595
BAKER 303, 707
BARBER 464, 642
BARDOE 443, 561, 689
BARNARD 629, 690
Baroness de Perignan 6
Baroness of Perignan 224
BARTHOLOMEW 394, 627
BAYLEY 527, 539
BEET 525, 526
BELL 32b, 503-505
BEST 152, 153, 154, 422,
BETTS 182, 508
BLACKMAN 437, 440, 446,
BLAKE 136, 606, 648
BOWEN 190, 191
BRENCHLEY 70b, 308, 673
BRIGGS 180b, 231
BROWN 172, 285-287, 479,
BROWNE 3, 4
BULTEEL 2, 13, 38, 43
BURCH 12, 16, 230, 308
BURRUS 88, 89
BUTCHER 110, 684
CAPON 119, 496
CARR 217, 256
CHALLONER 366, 615
CHAMPION 129, 276, 452
CHIFFINCH 6, 55, 65
CHILD 44, 46, 50-54, 132,
CLARK 264, 377, 547
CLEVERLY 72, 246
COAST 61, 62
COOMBES 156, 157
COOPER 377, 655
COUNT de FLEURY 7, 224
Countess de Fleury 6
Countess of Fleury 224
|CRICH 2, 43
CRIPPS 44, 46- 49, 51
DAVIS 159, 416, 510
DE ROSSI 426
De SAINT ANTOINE 18, 224
DE ST ANTHOINE 7
DEAKIN 573, 579, 580
DEANE 409, 581
DEATH 83, 478
EDGELER 176, 187
EDMEADES 9, 11, 12, 184, 552, 553
ELLIOT 63, 70b
ELLIS 95a, 652, 709
EVANS 32b, 392
EVENS 90, 91, 93-95
EVERIST 167, 168, 178
FIELD 16, 227
FILES 8, 600
FIVEASH 84, 85
FORTRIE 13, 15
FORTRYE 5, 15, 20, 34, 36,
FOWLER 493, 608, 592
FRY 212, 213, 388, 509
FULLER 61, 62, 71, 257, 298
GAY 444, 445
GLADDISH 213, 218, 228
GODWIN 374, 375
GOLDSTON 404, 412
GOSLING 320, 349
GRAY 491, 699
GREEN 146, 213-215, 700
GRIFFITHS 625, 628
HALL 25, 418, 574
HANCOCK 348, 680
HARMAN 70b, 96, 203, 361, 511, 513, 598
HARNDEN 216, 218
HARRIS 112, 275, 431
HARRISON 236, 262
HARVEY 347, 675, 694
HATCH 188, 545
HAYES 53, 597
HEATH 14, 370, 622
HIGGINS 209, 210, 211,
|HILL 64, 136
HOLLAND 350, 582
HOLLOWAY 116, 117
HOOKER 315, 316
HORLOCK 353, 356, 357,
HUBBLE 359, 360
JACKSON 363, 430
JENKINS 371, 461, 598, 623
JOHNSON 127, 128, 134, 205, 351, 428, 501
JONES 183, 311, 373, 405, 448, 518
KAY 434, 645
KEATS 9, 11, 12, 73, 283
KIRWAN 6, 11, 18
KNIGHT 23, 165, 455, 586
LAWRENCE 44, 638
LE PIPRE 393
LEE 124, 126, 247, 248, 606
LLOYD 470, 606
LOCKETT 26, 113, 115,
Macleod 23, 111
MARTIN 207, 596
MASON 66, 293
MILES 302, 322
MOORE 3, 4, 107, 314,
MORRIS 174, 436
MURRELL 23, 24
NASH 411, 565
NEWMAN 19, 255, 376, 543
OSBORNE 425, 533, 694
PARKER 497, 554
PEACHEY 171, 172, 173
PHILLIPS 123, 318, 420
PILCHER 23, 618
PITCHER 1, 501, 712
PITT 447, 448
POPE 268, 640
POPPLETON 74, 76
PRICE 114, 423
PROWSE 337, 341
REED 398, 502
REES 623, 650
RICHARDSON 83, 358,
ROBINSON 23, 111, 144,659
ROGERS 296, 531
ROSHER 12, 230, 307, 308,
RUSSELL 71, 257
SCOTT 544, 549, 637
SELBY 24, 179
SEYMOUR 15, 465
SMITH 305, 312, 313, 396,
494, 560, 610
SNOWDEN 221, 222, 223
SOUTHGATE 71, 75, 80,
St. LO 32b, 65, 67
STANNON 81, 434
STEADMAN 258, 654
STEDMAN 319, 333, 334
SUNNUCKS 123, 431
SUTTON 424, 589
SWITSUR 9, 11, 12, 325,326
TAIT 337, 341
TANNER 495, 620
TAYLOR 125, 568, 569
THOMPSON 151, 442
THORNBURY 421, 515
TILDEN 12, 22, 181, 402
VENNER 101, 102, 330
WAKELN 31, 32a
WALLER 593, 61
WALLIS 195, 271, 473,
WARE 129, 130, 191, 192,
WATERS 563, 613
WEEKS 100, 688
WHIFFEN 299, 317
WHISKIN 434, 485-489
WILLIAMS 106, 107, 414,
546, 590, 599
WISEMAN 200, 201, 493,
507, 614, 639
WOOD 146, 147, 261, 331,
449, 458, 583, 584, 612
WYATT 106, 477
Ash near Wrotham, Pettings 228
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire 562
Belfast, Ireland 378
Bengeo, Herts 425
Brighton 16, 402
Brinton, Surrey 261
Brompton, Chatham 197
Cambridge, College Chapel 16
Carlow, Ireland 468
Chelsea, Middlesex 310
Cheltenham, Del Rey House 227
Chesterton, Cambs 647
Clapton, Hackney 482
Clement’s Reach 459
Concordia, South America 266
Debenham, Whitehall 227
St. Pauls, 235, 530
Dulwich, Surrey 510
East Hagbourne 670
East Indies 432
Eling, Hants 477
Franks Hall, Horton Kirby 299
Gravesend 226, 237, 246, 270, 283,317,
376, 406, 468, 480, 502,507,511,513,
516, 519, 521, 535, 543, 551, 581
Cemetery 235, 256
Garden Cottage 316
Gravesend Reach 686
The Grange, Rosherville 230
Woodville Terrace 492
Greenhithe 71, 159, 257, 452
Ham next Sandwich 292
Handsworth, Yorkshire 538
Hartley 46, 51
Hemmingford Grey, Huntingdon 417
Hockley, Essex 567
Horncastle, Lincolnshire 274
Ifield Court 22, 402
Ipswich, Suffolk 16
Ireland 6, 199, 283
Kendal Lodge, Epping, Essex 6, 18
Kingston, Jamaica 106
Leigh, Essex 533
Lintin, China 576
London 3, 44, 67, 328, 337, 343, 452,
Albert Sq. Clapham 23
Alchurch Lane, City 418
Bethnal Green 208
Butlals, Billingsgate 50
College Wharf, Lambeth 177
Fish Street Hill 508
Gracechurch St. 267
Lincolns Inn 61
Pancras Lane, City of London 426
St. Andrew Undershaft 3
St. Bartholomew’s Hospital 4
St. Dunstans West 3
St. Mary Axe 574
Tower Hamlets Cemetery 330
Upper St. Islington 242
Low Layton, Essex 148
Lynn Regis, Norfolk 569
Lynsted, Linstead 49
Madras Sea 432
Maidstone 61, 62, 66
Maindec ?, Monmouthshire 518
Milton next Gravesend 65, 207, 262,
376, 511, 573
Nevin, North Wales 392
New Cross 530
New Zealand 99, 235
Newcastle upon Tyne 259
Amelia Terrace 534
Botany Bay Pond 616
Crete Hall 308, 608
Dockyard 337, 501
Dover Road 585, 593
Dundale Farm 695
Huggen’s College 106, 261,262,265,
Manor House 251,416,417, 429, 508
Old Crete Hall 16
Orme House 14
Perry Street 23, 303, 419, 471, 596
Rosherville 501, 515
The College 292
Walnut Tree Villa, Perry St. 428
Windfield Bank 96
Wombwell Hall 63, 70a, 70b, 308
Paris, Place Vendome 6
Pulham St. Mary, Norfolk 623
Purfleet, Essex 203
Red Sea 376
Revell Hall, Herts 425
Rochester 370, 534
Bath House 534
St. Margaret’s 345, 483
Rochford, Essex 388
Saint Nicholas, Hamburgh 17
Santon Downham Churchyard 234
St Colan, Cornwall 416
St. Marks, Ocker Hill, Tipton, Staffordshire 416
Swanscombe 136, 443
Tilbury 63, 283
Tilbury Fort 283
Timbury? Parish in Ely 497
Trewyn House, Herefordshire 309
Udol, Ross-shire 551
Victoria, Australia 168
Waltham, Leicestershire 501
Wantage, Berks 406
White End Park, Chesham, Bucks 640
Woodland, Dorset 37
Woodlands, Dorset 15
Woodmanstern, Surrey 69
1st Life Guards 283
2nd. Batt. Dorset Regiment 230
36th Regt. of Foot 378
H.M.’s 54th Foot 515
H.M.’s. 75th Reg. 416
Captain 13, 63, 70a, 70b, 227, 256, 283,
284, 297, 357, 378, 400, 515, 587
Captain R.N. 253
Chief Officer 378
Commander 67, 148
Lieut-Colonel 199, 228
Lieutenant 251, 363
Madras C.S. 376
Majesty’s navy 67
Major 283, 586
Royal Artillery 16, 227
Royal Navy 148
Senior Ensign 416
West Kent Regiment of Militia 70a, 70b
E.I.C.S. 243, 357
H.E.I.C.S. 241, 250, 251, 542
Hon. E.I. Company’s Maritime
Honable East India Company’s Ship
|H.M. Excise 373
H.M. Packet 400
Schooner Profit and Loss 392
Ship "Siam" 376
Ship Agenoria Transport 378
Ship Brig Ruby 475
The Barge ‘William Paxton’ 686
accidentally killed 144, 371, 696
Barrister at Law 429
Bowaters’ Paper Mills 712
Castle Dockyard 712
College of Physicians 4
Consumption 337, 424, 508
Coroner of the Queen’s Bench 393
Crown Office, Temple 393
drowned 99, 109, 392, 424, 452, 530, 547, 616, 686
Enamel painter 124
Engineer 164, 612
First Provost of the Guild of S. Botolph 71, 279
Foreman Caulker 206
Greenwich Hospital 73
Guild of St. Botolph 235, 275, 279
Her Majesty’s Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms 227
Higgins Builder & Undertaker 209, 210
|His Majesty’s independent
company of Invalids 63
Hulburd & Son 554
J.P. for the County of Suffolk 16
Killed by a fall of chalk 136
Knight, Bevan & Sturge 164
Lloyds Surveyor 244
Lords of Northfleet Manor 6
Merchant 2, 13, 43, 67
Millwright 212, 509
Northfleet Coal & Ballast Co. 656
Northfleet Dockyard 711
Pilcher & Son’s Shipyard 206
Pitcher’s Folly 712
President of the College of Physicians 3
Scuide war 283
shipwrecked on the Coast of Holland 22
sliding on the ice 616
Surgeon 61, 266, 358, 368, 370, 647
Tonge & Hulburd of Sittingbourne 554
Trinity Pilot 480
Wardens of Rochester Bridge 5, 34
?wich Station 400
Yeoman 30, 31, 32a, 46, 95a, 107, 122, 156, 157, 213, 487
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