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Some Monumental Inscriptions of Stone in Oxney Churchyard and Baptist Chapel,
                                                                          
Noted by Leland L. Duncan July 1923. Typed up by Dawn Weeks

Plan (64KB) of location of gravestones in
Stone in Oxney Churchyard

Map of churchyard

1. Kate Elizabeth DAW eldest daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Daw died 12 May 1896 aged 29.

2. John DAW died 27 January 1858 aged 74. Ann his wife died 27 September 1866 aged 86.

3. Julius Neve DAW died 18 November 1909 aged 75. Harriet his wife died 9 March 1878 aged 41.

4. Thomas GORHAM died 1 June 1876 aged 71. Martha his wife died 8 March 1875 aged 68. Left surviving 3 sons and 1 daughter. Thomas, James, Martha and George.

5. Harriet DUNSTER died 14 February 1865 aged 35. Elizabeth Dunster died 1 February 1864 aged 7. Anna Dunster died 1 February 1864 aged 4. John Albert Dunster died 30 January 1864 aged 10 months. Lavinia, Harriet Sarah, Frederick, George, Horace, Charles Standen, William James and Owen (sic)

6. Philadelphia DUNSTER wife of Edward BAKER died 13 June 1879 aged 46.

7. William DUNSTER died at East Guldeford 4 July 1905 in 84th year. Lucy Hannah his wife died at East Guldeford 29 September 1913 in 88th year.

8. Inscription perished.

9. Agnes Hannah daughter of William and Lucy DUNSTER (of East Guldeford) died 23 September 1895 aged 32.

10. Frederick DUNSTER died 27 September 1868 aged 45.

11. Mary wife of Thomas LAWRENCE died 13 October 1873 aged 62. Also Thomas Lawrence died 11 February 1883 in 59th year.

12. Charles DUNSTER died 18 February 1873 in 76th year.

13. Philadelphia wife of Charles DUNSTER of this parish died 26 June 1849 aged 56. Left surviving 8 sons and 1 daughter. Charles, William, Frederic, James, George, Jeremiah, Richard, Philadelphia and Edward.

14. Henry HOSKINS died 30 October 1878 aged 38. Leaving a widow and 4 children Fanny Maria, William Henry, Charles Frederick and Frank. Maria wife of above and afterwards of Stephen WENHAM died 23 February 1890 aged 54. William Henry Hoskins died 22 February 1882 aged 16. Alfred son of above died 17 February 1871 aged 1 year 10 months.

15. Jemima wife of Charles DUNSTER died 26 October 1889 aged 79.

16. Richard HUGGETT late of High Halden, Yeoman, died 15 February 1783 aged 61.

17. Thomas PAINE died 9 April 1822 aged 34 leaving his widow and 1 daughter Emma. Also John ADAMS ?C. Esq.? died 18 October 1850 aged 46 leaving his widow and issue John Paine and Georgiana Stevenson. Also Elizabeth widow of above Thomas Paine and John Adams who died 10 January 1855 aged 62.

18. Stephen son of Stephen and Sarah SOUTHERDEN died 3 April 1839 aged 16. Thomas son of Stephen and Sarah Southerden died 21 March 1843 aged 22. John son of same died 26 June 1843 aged 18. William son of same died 5 May 1845 aged 22. Samuel son of same died 11 January 1847 aged 19.

19. Henrietta widow of Stephen SOUTHERDEN of Prawls Farm in this Parish died at Eastbourne, Sussex 5 September 1878 aged 85. Near is Harriet wife of Tilden TOLHURST
of Sedlescombe, Sussex died 28 December 1843 aged 35.

20. Mr William SAUNDERS of Rye, Mariner, died September ye 14 1749 aged 72. Also Mary his wife died January 2 (?7) 1766 aged 79.

21. Flat coffin Henry HOLDSTOCK died 9 March 1869 aged 78.

22. Flat coffin Mary HOLDSTOCK died 14 September 1870 aged 75.

23. John SISLEY died 26 May 1707 in ye 43rd year.

24. Like 21 William HOLDSTOCK born 16 June 1816 died 21 December 1894.

25. William MSERS who died June y 3 17(?)9 aged 76. Mary his wife died January 3 1765 aged 56.

26. Ann MILSTED wife of John Milsted of Tenterden formerly of this Parish died 1- January 1805 aged 73. Also John Milsted aforesaid died 7 February 1810 aged 71.

27. Stephen MILSTED of this parish, yeoman, died 29 December 1779 aged 68. He left surviving John his only son.

28. Rebecca GOSBEE died 6 January 1907 aged 78. Also John Gosbee died 13 May 1908 aged 85.

29. William POLHILL died 21 October 1846 aged 75. Jane his wife died 4 August 1847 aged 76.

30. Robert GOSBEE died 18 August 1804 (or 1) aged 61. Letice his wife died 1 October 1826 aged 83. Sarah their daughter died 23 January 1805 aged 31. Robert William, Lucy, Philadelphia and Sophia died in infancy. Jane, James, George and Charles survive.

31. Sarah wife of Thomas KENWARD of ys Parish died 19 December 1723 in 25th year. She was daughter of Joseph PETTER of Sandhurst. Left issue one son and one daughter.

32. Sundial. No name.

33. Ann WOODGATE wife of Richard FUGGLE formerly of Old Hay, Mereworth and late of Rose Hill in this Parish born 10 June 1841 died 22 October 1887.

34. Cross Anna Mary INKERSOLE born 15 May 1857 died 15 August 1862.

35. Here lieth ye Body of Elizabeth WAFERS which was once wife to Richard JARRETT who departed this life ye 25 July 1711.

36. Richard JARRETT of this parish died 30 March 1709 in ye 53rd year.

37. Charles HOAD died 12 June 1860 aged 77. Sarah his wife died 30 December 1860 aged 72. Annie Hoad spinster died 9 June 1853 aged 73.

38. Jane GORHAM wife of Thomas Gorham of this Parish died 12 June 1833 aged 52. Mary Ann second wife of Thomas Gorham and eldest daughter of William and Mary PAIN of Prawls died 4 June 1848 aged 59. Above Thomas Gorham died 23 June 1860 in 80th year.

39. George GORHAM fourth son of Thomas and Jane Gorham of this Parish died 21 March 1829 aged 19.

40. William GORHAM died 5 April 1892 aged 84. Harriott his wife died 22 January 1901 aged 91.

41. Mary SANDERS of The Retreat, Stone, devoted wife and mother died 14 January 1909 aged 59. Also Alfred Edwin husband of above died 5 November 1916 aged 73.

42. Jeremiah TAYLOR late of this Parish labourer died 21 May 1860 aged 57. He was many years a member of the Tenterden Provident ------- and was much respected.

43. Thomas RELF died 27 January 1816 aged 84. Mary his wife died August 25 1805 aged 75. Ann Relf their daughter died February 1 1771 aged 10. Also Relf FAGG, nephew of above died 21 December 1806 aged 21.

44. Stephen WILLSHER died December ye 12 1752 aged 71. Also Jane his wife died August ye 12 176(?8) aged 79.

45. Cross Marianne Elizabeth daughter of late Reverend James and Mary Ann MONAHAN died 21 November 1914 aged 38.

46. Sons and daughters of John and Sarah MUNK John born 21 March 1796 died 11 August 1796, Sarah born 22 December 1796 died --- February 1797?, George born 10 October 1797 died the same day, William born July 1803 died July 1804, Charles born May 1805 died ----- 1805, Harriet born August 1806 died -----1812, Martha born June 1812 died ---- 1812

47. William SPILSTED died 8 August 1853 aged 81. Sarah his wife died 9 August 1846 aged 71. William their son died 17 September 1798 aged 1 month. Harriet their daughter died 22 May 1839 aged 36. William their son died 23 August 1808 aged 7 weeks. Left surviving 1 son and 3 daughters Sarah, John, Ann and Mary.

48. Caroline Bourne SPILSTED, granddaughter of William and Sarah Spilsted died 17 November 1856 aged 29.

49. Stephen WICKENS died 19 March 1890 aged 68. Mary his wife died 29 September 1892 aged 65.

50. Alfred POILE died 28 September 1893 in 58th year. Martha widow of above died 9 April 1899 aged 65.

51. Ann BEATTIE wife of Walter Beattie of Hastings, Sussex and daughter of John and Sarah MUNK of this Parish died 27 March 1840 aged 29. Above Walter Beattie died 25 July 1856 aged 53.

52. John MUNK of this Parish Grazier died 26 October 1839 aged 66. Sarah wife of above died 27 October 1845 aged 75.

53. Elizabeth daughter of John and Sarah MUNK of this parish born October 30 1798 died October 3 1833. Susanna Munk sister of above died 7 March 1838 aged 29.

54. Thomas PACK late of this Parish died 10 May 1779 aged 40 (or 49).

55. George HALBERSON of this Parish Grazier died 18 November 1861 aged 61. Catherine his wife died 19 October 1888 aged 87. John Munk Halberson eldest son of above died 11 December 1881 aged 56.

56. William HALBERSON farmer and grazier of this parish died 21 April 1911 aged 68.

57. Giuseppina daughter of Zefferino and Gabrielle COSTANZO born 6 November 1914 died 19 May 1915.

58. Elizabeth wife of P HOOK died 9 February 1916 aged 58.

59. John BURT of this parish died 18 September 1864 aged 65. Mary his wife died at Hackney 22 December 1872 aged 75. Lydia their daughter died 12 November 1857 aged 22.

60. Mary wife of ?Samuel ?HENTY? . died June ye 12 1755 aged ?27.

61. Flat Harriett KENNETT died 21 Deember 1891 aged 76.

62. Altar Top William Wickham HORE grandson of Humphrey and Mary WICKHAM died 11 June 1903 aged 75. Louisa Ann wife of William Wickham Hore of Luckhurst in this Parish died at St Leonards on Sea 27 May 1905 aged 70. North side Mary wife of Humphrey Wickham died 8 November 1858 aged 79. Humphrey Wickham DUNK grandson of Humphrey and Mary Wickham died 28 August 1861 aged 35. South side Humphrey Wickham of Luckhurst in this Parish died 15 June 1858 aged 81. Ann third daughter of Humphrey and Mary Wickham born 28 August 1807 died 30 January 1896.

63. Coped stone Reginald Bernard HORE youngest son of William Wickham Hore died 6 December 1916 aged 38.

64. Stephen WENHAM died 22 March 1905 aged 73. Esther wife of above died 22 September 1880 aged 48.

65. Old 18th century early inscription gone.

66. William TERRY died 13 December 1852 aged 79. Barbary his wife died 2 December 1814 aged 38.

67. Mark WANSTALL died 9 March 1866 aged 61. Lydia his wife died 12 June 1891 aged 81.

68. Peter WENHAM of Stone, Kent died 21 April 1885 aged 84. Mary Ann Wenham died 22 April 1871 aged 67. Left surviving 4 sons and 4 daughters.

69. Matilda fifth daughter of Edward and Mary QUAIFE died 29 December 1881 aged 27.

70. Mary wife of Frank WENHAM died 18 August 1897 in 58th year leaving 10 daughters and 3 sons. Above Frank Wenham died 1 January 1922 aged 84.

71. Catherine DENNISS died 25 January 1869 aged 76. Adam Denniss died 6 February 1869 aged 59.

72. Edward GLOVER ???? son of Stephen and Harriett Glover of this parish died 3 December 1876 aged 24. Let brotherly love continue. On back George Glover died 7 April 1880 aged 17.

73. John WELLER died 31 December 1873 aged 64. Elizabeth W Weller daughter of above died 17 March 1873 in 18th year. Sally N Weller daughter of above died 17 December 1878 in 19th year. Continued on back. Jane wife of aforesaid John WELLER died 24 October 1895 in 77th year. William their son died in North America 16 December 1883 in 41st year.

74. Richard BATHURST May ye 5 1727 aged ?39 or 59 broken. Left half seems blank.

75. Reverend Richard MOORE who was Curate of this Parish 31 years and 5 months and died 4 May 1777 in the 59th year. Mary his wife died 14 May 1770 in the 42nd year. Elizabeth and Mary their daughters. Elizabeth died 14 may 1766 in 20th year. Mary died 13 December 1784 in 22nd year at whose request this stone was erected.

76. Mary wife of William SAMSON of this parish died 28 January 1783 in 28th year. Also of their children viz Sarah, Stephen and William. Stephen died 25 May 1782 aged 4 years. Sarah and William in their infancy. Also William Samson died 15 February 1822 aged 77.

77. Edith wife of F O TAMMADGE died 1 June 1905 no age.

78. Grace SAMSON wife of Stephen Samson of this Parish Grazier died 9 March 1814 aged 65. Stephen Samson died 6 August 1819 aged 75.

79. Joseph SAMSON late of this Parish died 12 February 1785 aged 30. He had issue by Sarah his wife Joseph, John, Stephen and Robert William A Posthumus who died in his infancy. Sarah his Relict and wife of William MORRIS by whom she left issue William and Maynard who died an infant. She died 1 February 1794 aged 34.

80. John SAMSON second son of Joseph and Sarah Samson late of Knock Farm in this Parish died 5 November 1812 aged 30 (or 9).

81. James MARTIN died 7 September 1874 aged 45. John Martin died 18 December 1906 aged 82.

82. Cross Jack dearly loved son of Archie and Mary LEESON and grandson of William and Elizabeth BATES of this Parish accidentally drowned 22 April 1919 aged 7 years.

83. Flat in rails Sarah Ann wife of John SPILSTED died 8 February 1887 aged --. John Spilsted died at Hastings ----------- 1894 aged 89.

84. Flat in rails Catharine wife of John STANDEN of this Parish yeoman died - September 1876 in 74th year. John Standen died at ----- Hastings 1889 aged 84.

85. William PLAYER died 25 December 1865 aged 79. Ann his wife died 5 January 1839 aged 59.

86. Curb Charles PLAYER died 3 December 1917 aged 65. Mary Margaret wife of Charles Player died 24 May 1880 aged 28. Kathleen Clara Player died 11 December 1917 aged 81 months.

87. William PLAYER died 16 December 1895 aged 81. Left surviving 1 daughter and 3 sons Agnes, Norman, Tomharald (sic) and Charles. Harriett wife of William Player died 13 June 1863 aged 45. Harriet died 15 August 1840 aged 8 months. John-Thorpe died 17 August 1853 aged 5 months. Edwin died 21 December 1854 aged 5 years. Edwin died 17 August 1855 aged 4 months.

88. Albert Edward eldest son of Norman and Eliza PLAYER of Goudhurst died 31 May 1873 aged 7 years and 4 months.

89. Thomas MARTIN died 18 November 1907 aged 92. Elizabeth Lois wife of above died 2 February 1910 aged 71.

90. My dear husband John FOSTER died 16 September 1914 aged 57.

91. Francis Henry FURNER died 23 April 1884 aged 51. Mary his wife died 17 February 1907 aged 85.

92. Harriet wife of James CLARKE died 9 April 1913 aged 62. Deeply mourned by her husband and family. Our dear father James Clarke husband of above died 8 November 1913 aged 73 late of Ferry Farm and Toll Gate.

In the church

South chapel
93. Flat Here lieth interred ye Body of Mr John WATERS. He died January the 17th 1738 aged 36 years.

94. Drawing Here lies the Body of Sarah daughter of Stephen TIGHE, Gentleman and Martha his wife. She married George CARTER of Kennington, Esquire By whom she had issue 6 children Sarah, Martha, Anne and George. She died June 30 1763 aged 41 years. Also the body of George Carter Esquire who died 27 February 1782 aged 68.

95. ? one under organ.

96. North chapel, mural, east wall, south of window In Memory of John COOPER late of this Parish who died 10 December 1790 aged 56 years. Also of Ann his first wife who died 11 May 1771 aged 31 years. Likewise of Hannah his second wife who died 6 September 1791 aged 44 years. This little tribute of Respect and Gratitude was erected by His Three Nephews William, Thomas and John PAINE.

97. No other except war memorial brass
Harry PELLETT 1914
Alfred DAW 1916
Frederick B GILL 1916
George UNDERDOWN 1917
Charles E DAW 1918
Leonard W SMITH 1918
Died during training
Wilfrid S WENHAM 1915
George S P BATES 1918

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In Baptist Chapel Yard

98. John TAMSETT died 7 May 1874 aged 73. Erected by family he served for more than 60 years.

99. Richard BRANN of Wittersham died 16 March 1890 aged 81.

100. Jacob DENNISS born 31 October 1836 died 1 December 1899. Salome Lois wife of above died 23 April 1918 aged 84. Ruth Catherine Sarah their daughter died 4 March 1915 aged 42
interred at ???? Cemetery, Tenterden.

101. Thomas DENNISS born 8 September 1861 died 28 August 1891. Ebenezer Denniss born 20 August 1868 died 14 January 1886. Samuel Denniss born 2 November 1865 died 23 February 1883. Interred in Hastings Cemetery.

Index of Names and Places

Names Index
Adams 17
Baker 6
Bates 82 97
Bathurst 74
Beattie 51
Brann 99
Burt 59
Carter 94
Clarke 92
Constanzo 57
Cooper 96
Daw 1 2 3 97
Denniss 71 100 101
Dunk 62
Dunster 5 6 7 9 10 12 13 15
Fagg 43
Foster 90
Fuggle 33
Furner 91

Gill 97
Glover 72
Gorham 4 38 39 40
Gosbee 28 30
Halberson 55 56
Henty? 60
Hoad 37
Holstock 21 22 24
Hook 58
Hore 62 63
Hoskins 14
Huggett 16
Inkersole 34
Jarrett 35 36
Kennett 61
Kenward 31
Lawrence 11
Leeson 82
Msers 25
Martin 81 89
Milsted 26 27
Monaham 45
Moore 75
Morris 79
Munk 46 51 52 53
Pack 54
Pain 38
Paine 17 96
Pellett 97
Petter 31
Player 85 86 87 88
Poile 50
Polhill 29
Quaife 69
Relf 43
Samson 76 78 79 80
Sanders 41
Saunders 20
Sisley 23
Smith 97
Southerden 18 19
Spilsted 47 48 83
Standen 84
Tammadge 77
Tamsett 98
Taylor 42
Terry 66
Tighe 94
Tolhurst 19
Wanstall 67
Wickens 49
Wickham 62
Underdown 97
Wafers 35
Waters 93
Weller 73
Wenham 14 64 68 70 97
Willsher 44
Woodgate 33

Places Index
East Guldeford 7 9
Eastbourne 19
Goudhurst 88
Hackney 59
Hastings 51 83 84
   Cemetery 101
High Halden 16
Kennington 94
North America 73


Old Hay Mereworth 33
Rye 20
St Leonards on Sea 62
Sandhurst 31
Sedlescombe, Surrey 19
Stone 68
   Ferry Farm 92
   Knock Farm 80
   Luckhurst 62

   Prawls 38
   Prawls Farm 19
   Rose Hill 33
   The Retreat 41
Tenterden 26
   Cemetery 101
Toll Gate 92
Wittersham 99
General
Accidentally drowned 82
Curate 75
Farmer 56
Grazier 52 55 5678
Gentleman 94
Labourer 42
Mariner 20
Posthumus 79
Reverend 4575
Tenterden Provident 42
Yeoman 16 27 84

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