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Some Monumental Inscriptions of Ospringe Church,  Noted by Bax & Rice 1897

                                             Pages 137-138 of Epitaphs from Kent Churches typed up by Margaret Broomfield

1. HS R. caps Sacred to the memory of Mr. Thomas CARR, miller late of this parish who departed this life December 17th 1857 aged 80 years.

2. An Irish cross of Aberdeen granite, on a base of black and red granite, highly polished. Railed – all capitals In loving memory of Herbert Samuel SHORE of Queen Court in this parish who departed this life June 28th 1889 aged 35 years.

3. HS To the memory of Mr. John FORDRED of this parish who departed this life the 24th of September 1800 aged 42 years. Also of Elizabeth his wife who died the 14th of April 1832 aged 77 years. A wish a feather, a thiefs a rod, an honest man’s the noblest work of God.

4. HS Fat childs face, glory around, 2 sculls, trumpets Here lies interr’d the body of William COVERLET of this parish. He died November the 5 1748 aged 50 years. She died January the 6 1860/9 aged 54 years (sic). They had issue 4 children and left 2 surviving viz William and Elizabeth.

5. HS 2 sculls and hourglasses Here lyeth the body of Mary wife of Edward FOREMAN of this parish. She departed this life January the 14th 1761 aged 73 years.

6. HS To the memory of Joseph JOACHIM late of the Town of Faversham who departed this life the 9th of September 1780 aged 61 years.

7. HS To the memory of Susanna wife of Joseph JOACHIM of the Town of Faversham who died the 16th of October 1781 aged 59 years.

8. HS In memory of Mr. John JOACHIM citizen, upholder of London youngest son of Joseph and Susannah Joachim died the 4th of February 1805 aged 59 years.

9. Ledger evidently removed from inside the church – arms rubbed Within this vault are deposited the remains of James FLINT esq. of Judd House in this parish who died the 8th August 1790 AET 68.

Index of Names and Places

Names Index
CARR 1
COVERLET 4
FLINT 9
FORDRED 3


FOREMAN 5
JOACHIM 6, 7, 8
SHORE 2
Places Index
Faversham 6, 7
Judd House 9
London 8
Queen Court 2
General
miller 1
upholder ? 8

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