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Some Monumental Inscriptions of Whitfield Church,
Noted by Bax & Rice Saturday 14th May 1892
Pages 77 to 78 of Epitaphs from Kent Churches
typed up by Margaret Broomfield
Monumental Inscriptions Noted by Rev
Bryan Faussett noted 1759, added 8th June 2007
1. Numerous memorials to
"JONES". There are many old stones falling back and
difficult to decipher.
2. HS East of church In memory of William HOWIS-CASTLE late of
Piccadilly, London son of Stephen and Mary Castle of this parish who
departed this life the 20th day of August 1812 aged 33
years. Also of Robert Castle his brother who departed this life the 1st
day of September 1800 aged 13 years. Also the above Stephen Castle who
departed this life the 2nd day of January 1823 aged 82
years. Also Mary his wife who departed this life the 20th
day of November 1826 aged 73 years.
3. Handsome pedestal with urn above, railed, to COURT of Dover (wine
merchant) and other "Court" memorials.
4. HS (East) 2 cherub’s heads above, winged To the memory of
Elizabeth wife of John TIPPER of St. Bartholomews near Sandwich who
died the 16th of October 1773 aged 50 years leaving three
sons (viz) John, William and Joseph. Also of the above said Mr. John
Tipper who died the 29 of March 1779 aged 64 years.
5. HS cherub’s head winged, clouds above In memory of Rose May
daughter of William and Tomrin May of this parish. She departed this
life February ye 13 1744 aged 27 years.
14 May 1892 Copied by Mr. R.G. Rice
6. Small HS South of church – a scull and 2 bones at top Here lieth
ye body of William TUCKER of this parish he died April 10th
1704 aged 47 years. Left issue 2 sons and one daughter (sunk).
7. Small HS close to the N of last, scull and bone at top Here lieth
ye body of Elizabeth wife of Caleb TUCKER. She died December 28th
1719 aged 27 years. Left issue 2 twins Elizabeth and Margaret.
8. HS West of church – 3 sculls at top (one large one in a shield, 2
small ones), 2 roses, scythe, arrow, foliage etc. Here lieth interr’d
the body of Isaac WOOD, Youman (sic) of St. Margaret parish at Clift.
He departed this life ye 30 of January 1736 aged 55 years who had
issue by Elizabeth his wife two sons and one daughter surviving.
9. HS East of church – draped urn at top of which is the word
"Sacred" To the memory of Susanna the wife of Edward
HOUGHTON of Dover who departed this life the 11th day of
December 1831 aged 42 years. Left issue 1 son and 1 daughter viz.
Thomas Pinch and Sarah Bowles.
10. HS broken off and resting against the E wall of chancel Here lyeth
interred the body of Richard INNEUER? who departed this life June the
10 1692 aged 74 years. Also here lyeth Anne his wife who died May the
4 1723 aged a hundred and one year who had issue one son and 8
daughters. [?"on son and 4" broken away].
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Monumental Inscriptions Noted
by Rev Bryan Faussett noted 1759,
added 8th June 2007
Kindly typed up for the
website by Pat Tritton
11. In this Church, is no Inscription; but there are 4 flat Stones,
which seem to be very ancient – 2 of them are in ye Porch; and 1 of
them has a Cross upon it in releivo. This Church is very small and
irregular, consisting of a Sort of Chancell, the Body, and 2 small
Isles. It has no Steeple; but, in the North West Corner, hangs one
Index of Names and Places
12. In The Church Yard, are Memorials of HENNEBER, HORN, MAY, TUCKER,
WOOD and WOODCOCK.
This Church was dedicated to St. Peter.
It is a (blank).
The Present (?)Vicar is Mr Francis D’AETH who is also Rector of
May 5, 12
TUCKER 6, 7, 12
WOOD 8, 12
Dover 3, 9
Piccadilly, London 2
St. Margaret at Cliffe 8
wine merchant 3
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