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The Monumental Inscriptions in the Church and Churchyard Wittersham In the Isle of Oxney Kent
                                                                                                       Noted July 1923 Leland L. Duncan [signed]

A full transcription of a manuscript note book compiled by Mr Leland L. Duncan. The author used a number of shorthand symbols to facilitate the work, namely;- (P) means "of this parish", = means "aged", wid. is widow, iss. issue, chn. children, sur. surviving, dau. daughter, ab. above, eld. eldest, d.t.l. stands for departed this life.
                                                                                                       Typed up by Frank Bamping July 2003

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Leland Duncan's pencil sketch plan of location of gravestones in Wittersham Churchyard

South side
1. John Buss. 3 April 1744 = 59. Mary his wife 11 May 1770 = 68. Left issue 4 sons & 2 daughters, John, Thomas, James & George. Mary and Martha.

2. Flat in rails. Louisa wife of John Body of this parish yeoman 18 February 1852 = 41. Leaving 3 children Sarah Louisa, John & James Alfred. Also Maria 2nd wife of the above 17.4.1872 = 58. Also John Body died 4.1.1887 = 79.

3. Coped by the Tower. Thomas Body, yeoman, who died at Acton in this of this parish 30.9.1868 = 58.

4. Elizabeth Relfe (P) Spinster 20.4.1827 = 9. Also Ann Relfe spinster died 19.11.1796 = 70.

5. James Hoskins (P) 15.2.1832 = 44. Left surviving by Mary his wife one son Henry. Mary his wife 9.3.1860 = 70. Also 4 children of the above J. & M. H. who died in infancy.

6. Henry Hoskins (P) 2.11.1860 = 47. Left survivors by Lydia his wife one son and 3 duaghters, Elizabeth, James, Ann & Mary. Lydia H. died 26.10.1894 = 78. Thomas their son 5.8.1850 = 7.

7. Mary youngest daughter of Henry & Lydia Hoskins (P) 12.3.1867 = 22.

8. James Hoskins, son of Henry & Lydia H. (P) 12.4.1885 = 46.

9. Andrew Robbins (P) March ye 31 1708 = 40. Left issue one son.

10. Judith wife of Edward Fautly (P) 9.11.1873 = 53. Edward Fantly husband of the above 23.12.1899 = (?82). For ....ars Sonton (...A...) of this Parish. Also Re...iamly son of the above February 21 1833 aged ... months. Left ..... [3 lines] James, Edward, William & George.

11. Thomas Hoskins 26.2.1830 = 77. Sarah wife of the above 19.2.1824 = 77. They left issue surviving 2 sons and 2 daughters, James, William, Sarah & Elizabeth.

12. Thomas Winton 26.8.1859 = 71. Survivors Sarah his widow & 2 daughters, Emily & Mary Ann.

13. Sarah Hoskins wife of William H. (P) 25.12.1812 = 20. Left surving one son Thomas.

14. An old stone. Inscription perished.

15. Louisa wife of George Henbrey of Ore, Sussex, 28.11.1863 = 32. Also 3 of their children John Henbrey b. 10.6.1853 d. 16.6.1853. George & William H. twins b. 22.7.1854. George d. 22.3.1855. William d. 23.11.1855.

16. Jane Poile, widow of the late James Harris, Esq., of Wittersham Hall also wid. of the late Jeremiah Poile of Poplar Place in this P. February 24 1882 = 88.

17. James Harris, Esq., for many years an inhabitant of this Place d. 28.12.1829 in 64th.

18. Charles son of James & Lucy Harris d. 2.1.1817 = 13 years.

19. George Masters 27.4.1859 = 65. Harriet Brown formerly wife of the above 16.11.1869 = 60.

20. Joseph Russell died March ye 27 1719 = 56 & 8 mos. Elizabeth wife of J.R. December ye 4 1759 = 84. He left iss by Elizabeth his wife 6 chn. John, Margaret, Ann, Sarah, Isaac & Elizabeth.

21. George Morphett (P) gent. 2.11.1800 in the 51 year of whose issue Frances, Charles, Thomas, Charles, Henry, Lydia & Katherine died in their infancy and George, Frances and Robert, Ann & John were left surviving.

22. George Morphett late (P) gentleman who d. February 28 1818 aged 70. Left survivors 3 sons & 2 daughters.

23. Caroline Morphett dau. of Robert & Mary Morphett d. July 2 1811 = 2 mo.

24. George son of Robert & Mary Morphett d. 3 August 1823 in 22 year.

25. Henry son of John & Elizabeth Giles born November 3 1848 and died September 29 1850.

26. Henry Bertram Ades husband of Mary Ades 3.6.1883 = 37. Mary Ann dau of the ab who d in infancy February 18 1868.

27. William Sacre, gent, d June 24 1771 = 52.

28. Susan wife of Joseph Samson (P) yeoman youngest dau of John & Julianna Samson d. 17 September 1825 in 36th left 4 sons Joseph, Charles, Alfred & Frederic.

29. John Samson (P) d. January 4 181 (?1 or4) = 6(?4). Julianna his wife 7.12.1820 = 70. Also 2 sons & 2 daus of J. & JS John d. May 26 1775 = 6 mos. Stephen d. 27.9.1781 = 4 days. Frances d. 1.6.1783 = 5 yr. Sarah d. February 28 1802 = 22yrs. Left surv 4 sons & 5 daus, Mary Ann, Julia, John, Frances, Stephen, Wm., Thomas & Susan.

30. Mary wife of J.P. Crouch of Westfield, Sussex, yeoman, eld. dau. of John & Julianna Sampson (P) 11.9.1815 in 42nd year.

31. John Wenham (P) 19.1.1808 = 60. Elizabeth his wife 8.12.1846 = 89. Left iss. by Elizabeth his wife, Sarah, Elizabeth & John.

32. William Sacre 18.4.1857 = 83. Elizabethhis wife 10.10.1858 =75. Wm. their eld. son 12.3.1840 = 20.

33. Elizabeth wife of George Morphett of Peening Quarter in this P. 3.5.1840 aged ?59 ab George M d. November 2 (?9) 1848 = 66.

34. Richard Martin of Rugden Farm, Wittersham, 29.8.1889 = 79. Also Sarah M. his wife who d. at The Coombes, Tenterden, 30.10.1896 = 83.

35. Mary wife of Edward Chatterton 21.6.1851 = 34.

36. Ann Standen 28.8.1842 = 68. Timothy S. 21st May 1847 = 72.

37. Ann wife of Wm. Martin b. August 11 1811 d. 30.1.1892.

38 Coats of Arms. Here lyeth ye body of Thomas Tournay, gent., who d. t. l. ye 5th of March 1706 son of Thomas Tournay, gent, Rector of this Parish aged 66. Left no children.

39. Ann wife of John Brignall of Mumford, Wittersham, 9.7.1893 = 78.

40. John Brignall of Mumford, Wittersham, 31.1.1870 = 87.

41. Sarah Brignall formerly (P) 4.12.1857 = 78. John Brignall nephew of ab. 17.1.1860 = 14.

42. Arthur Herron, surgeon, (P) August 2 1831 aged 23 years leaving one daughter.

43. Mary Wood Brignall wid. of the late John B. of Mumford, Wittersham, 6.9.1877 = 97. Erected by her youngest son John.

44. Joseph Wickens 22.6.1828 = 26 leaving wife & one dau. Sarah Ann. Also Charlotte wife d. August 3 1840 = 37.

45. James Wickens 21.1.1850 = 91. Sarah wife of J.W. d. 2.7.1839 = 73.

46. Emily Eliza wife of Stephen Barham. One child of Frank & Eliza Paine (P) 14.8.1877 = 20.

47. Frank Paine husb. of Harriet Eliza (P) 1.11.1896 = 67.

48. John 5th son of Richard & Mary Knight of this Parish, gent, d.10.10.1828 = 19. Also George their 9th son 21.12.1834 = 16 yr. & 8 mos.

49. Richard 2nd son of Richard & Mary Knight (P) gent. April 1st 1838 = 35.

50. William Knight, gent., of Budds Farm in this P. 9.6.1850 = 48. Left one son surv. William Henry.

51. Richard Knight (P), gent., 24.7.1841 = 66. Left surv. Mary his wid. 2 sons & 4 daus. Wm., James, Mary, Elizabeth, Catherine & Lydia. Mary his wife 15.8.1844 =69.

52. Wm. Henry Knight only child of Wm. K. of Budds Place, Wittersham, d. in London 1.2.1862 = 21.

53. John Hunt (P) ye 15 December 1707 = 77.

54. John Paine son of John & Ann P. (P) May ye 25 17(?) = 19.

55. Lieth the body of Mr Thomas Paine who .... near ... here in this Parish and departed this life March ye 1(?) 1734 aged 36 years & 11 Months. He left issue 2 sons .... & Thomas. This stone was erected in memory of (him?) .... Sarah ...wife.

56. Sarah Parton late of Tenterden whose awful change was on July .... 1774 after a life ....

57. Thomas Paine of St Pauls in the parish of Stone, gent., but late of this P. d. 7.9.1798 = 63. Also Ann his 2nd wife 15.8.1795 = 45

58. Infield dau. of Thomas & Anne Paine of Stone & wife of John Rofe of Tenterden d. .....1795 = 25.

59. Wm. Callow (P) 20.3.1874 in 78th. Harriet his wife 16.9.1884 = 90.

60. James Standen (P) yeoman 14.2.1834 = 67. Margaret his wife 1011.1834 = 58.

61. Kitty wife of Spencer Standen of Blackbrook d. 13.9.1883 = 75.

62. Spencer Standen 26 January 1897 = 86

63. An altar tomb circa 1780 no inscription visible.

64. Thomas Paine (P) d. 10 January 1709 = 79. Also Catherine dau. of Thos. P. who d. in 1704 in ye 7 year of her age. Also Catherine his first wife who dyed March ye 23rd 1690 in ye 62nd year of her age.

65. Ye body of Thomas Paine (P) yeo. who d. ys life June ye 10. in ye year of our Lord 1717 in the 62nd year.

66. Anne Paine wife of John P. (P) 19 February 1729 = 60.

67. Mary Paine wife of Thomas P. (P) who d.t.l. in January 1702 in ye 36th year of her life.

68. Thomas Paine, gent., (P) who died on Friday ye 9th November 1722 about 6 o'clock at night aged 63 years 1 month 11 days. Left issue one son & 5 daus., Thomas, Sarah, Mary, Katherine, Elizabeth & Susanna. Sarah wife of ab. T.P. gent., d.t.l. January 3 1737 = 63.

69. Sarah Paine dau. of Thomas P. gent., (P) decd. who d.t.l. ye 22 February about 7 o'clock at night in the year of our Lord God 1725 = 23 years 6 mos. 10 days.

70. Susan Paine spinster, youngest dau. of Thomas Paine late of Peining Quarter in this P. decd. She d. March the 3 1753 in her 36th year.

71. Elizabeth wife of Thomas Paine of Piening Quarter in this P. 11 February 1738 in 30th left issue Ames, Sarah, William & Elizabeth. [date is 1738 but stone is more like 1788.]
72. In m. of Payne of Peening Quarter in this P. who d. 9.11.1789 = 81. Left issue one son James.

73. Ann 2nd wife of Thomas Payne of Peening Quarter in this P. 5.3.1786 =69. Left issue William, Thomas, Ann, William, Martha & Ann are deposited on the right of this stone.

74. John Wood (P) 26.10.1826 =51. Elizabeth his wife 2.7.1831 (or4) = 61. Also of Eliza dau of John & Elizabeth Wood 20.10.1822 = 20 and Mary & Robert who d. in infancy. He left 3 children surv. Thomas Colegate, Mary Sabina & Caroline Matilda.

75. Mary Sabina dau. of John & Elizabeth Wood & wife of Charles Frederic Lewns of Rye d. 5.2.1830 = 19 years.

76. Sarah Frances dau of Samuel & Emily Rutley of Owley in this P. d. 16.2.1851 = 4 years 8 months.

77. Dealy wife of Aaron Apps 1 February 1854 = 50. Left surv. 1 dau. & 1 son. Also 2 grand daus. Dealy died June 5 1855 = 2 years. Lucy Fanny Farroll d. 5.7.1855 = 87 & 3 mos.

78. Elizabeth wife of Simon Neve, butcher (P) July ye 21 1763 -68. Left issue 2 sons & 2 daus. Thomas, John, Ann & Hannah. Sarah his 2nd wife d. 22 November 1766 = 43. The said Simon Neve d. 4.4.1780 = 70.

79. Elizabeth wife of Thomas Morphett of Wittersham who d. 1st day of January 176/5 in ye 47th year.

80. Cooper John Paine 16.7.1845 =49. Mary his wife 18.10.1857 = 49. Aslo Sarah Filmer d. 3.6.1863 = 84.

81. Elizabeth Dengate wife of James Dengate 23.6.1790 = 25.

82. Edward (? Gibbs) ...... Mary his wife....[?c. 1780].

83. Hannah Only wife of John Padgham (P) d. 2 November 180 (?7) = 55 (?).

84. In memory of Rolf Oxley late of this P. yeoman who died .... 176- aged ?51. John their son d. October 176 (?5) = 18. Hannah his wife d. 18.10.1784 = 70.

85. Here lyeth interred the body of Henry Barnes late of Tenterden in the county of Kent, gent., deceased who died the 20 day of November in the year of Our Lord 1677 and in the 48 year of his age. Here lieth the family .... Barneses....

86. Here lyeth the b. of Sarah Whitfield daughter of the Revernd Atkinson of the City of London, gent., she was firsdt married to Henry Barnes of Tenterden, gent., and surviving him was again
married to James Whitfield of Tenterden aforesaid gent. She left no issue by ... her of her husband & she died November 8 16 [?87] in the 67 year of her age.

87. Ann Standen wife of William Nye d. 9.6.1825 in 27th. Sarah Standen d. 11.2.1827 in 24th.

88. In hope of a blessed resurrection here leith the remains of John Tampsen, gent., & Elizabeth his daughter. He died Fenruary 28 1747 = 52 she died April ye 30 1748 in her 6th year. His affectionate wife & one daughter survive.

89. Sodi Gosbee d. 31.1.1896 = 81. Leaving a widow and 2 children viz. Eliza Jane and Harold Sodi.

90. William Henry Grace 11.5.1878 = 44.

91. Dinah wid. of the late Henry Grace d. 10.3.1878 = 78.

92. Charlotte wife of Thomas W. Collard 21.5.1897 in 71st.

93. The children of Dr. Joseph Garside and Elizabeth Jemina Terry née Webb. Mary Ann Garside b. 27.5.1875 d.12.7.1890. Ethel Daisy b. 9.1.1881 d. 26.5.1881. Also 2 infant sons stillborn. Also Arthur Albert son of A. & L. Terry of Plymouth b. 3.10.1872 d.7.7.1873.

94. Baby Boy d.11.8.1894 = 18 months.

95. Caroline wid. of William Olly Corke 17.1.1894 = 93.

96. John Knight late (P) d.....?1825 aged ... years. Elizabeth his wife d. .... 1816 = 52. Footstones J.K. 1825
E.K. 1816.

97. Caroline Gurr d. 19.8.1888 = 63.

98. A portion of a cross 18th century on one side ... unto delivered... Deng... one the other to Thomas Dengate...

99. Elizabeth dau. of Thomas & Margaret Hughes who dyed October ye 8.1708 in ye 8th. This stone was erected by her unkl & ant Hoy.

100. Ye b. of Eliza wife of John Hoy d. October ye 24 1710 = 62. John Hoy (P) 29 January 1709 = 69.

101. Bridget wife of William Martin (P) who dyed.... ye 15....

102. Mary Sisley 7.12.1856.

103. Thomas Sayer 28.10.1860 = 72. For 20 years the faithful servant of the Revd. E.R. Nares, Rector (P).

104. Susan Walters wife of George W. (P) 10.7.1817 = 47. Also George W. 11.6.1835 = 67. Respect to the above by Sara Freeman.

105. Thomas Marten 3.10.1854 = 83. Catherine Marten his wife 18.6.1853 = 77. Thomas Marten 15.6.1849 = 45. Sarah Marten d. 26.1.1829 = 17. Left surv. Catherine Ann Jane Caroline, Edward and Frances.

106. James Dunster 9.5.1876 = 51. Harriet his wife 13.2.1879 = 35.

107. Richard Dunster 19..11.1847 = 48. Left surv. Sarah his wife who died 28.3.1871 = 67.

108. Sarah Ann Martin, spinster, (P) 22.3.1875 in her 32nd.

109. Thomas Martin, late (P), 15.6.1849 = 44. Elizabeth his wife & dau. of William & Mary Forster (P) 30.12.1849
= 43. Catherine their dau. 15.9.1845 = 5. They left surv. one son & 3 daus. Thomas, Mary, Sarah-Ann & Frances.

110. John Neve (P) 20.9.1840 = 76. Leaving a wid. & 8 children; John, Jane, Hannah, Sarah, Frances, Kitty, Walter & William. Also Jane N. his wid. 18.7.1850 = 81.

111. Charles Edward Collard 9.8.1896 = 63.

112. Mary wife of William Collard 20.2.1870 = 74. William Collard d. 26.12.1874 = 72.

113. Hannah Neve 4.11.1870 = 76.

114. Ann Neve 21 February 1816 = 13. Also Robert, brother of the above & son of John & Jane Neve d. January 23 1839 = 42.

115. Elizabeth Neve wife of David N. (P) 31.7.1919 = 37. Left surv. 6 sons & 2 daus. Frederick Smith, Augustus, Edgar, Matilda, Henry, Jullas, Elizabeth &David. Also 2 of the above sons & one dau Augustus d. 29.9.1838 = 32. Edgar 24.10.1838 = 30. Elizabeth 5.12.1839 = 23.

116. David Neve (P) 18.4.1852 = 71. Jane his 2nd wife 9.11.1870 = 75. Also of 2 daus. & one son of the above David Neve & Jane his 2nd wife viz Jane 29.8.1840 = 18. Charles 21.3.1841 = 3. Frances 23.7.1841 = 13.

117. Charlotte dau. of John & Elizabeth Ramsden of Ebony & wife of William T. Vine of this P. d. 21 Deceember 1822 = 44. Left iss. one son & six daus.

118. Hannah wife of John Neve (P) 17.1.1808 = 65. Also John N. 26.1.1829 = 88. Left issue William, John, Sarah, Thomas, Mary, Kitty, Edward & David.

119. Ye B. of Henry Bonnack of ys (P) d. May ye 11 1719 aged 51. Sarah his wife October ye 10 1720 = 49.

120. William Neve (P) 22.3.1766 in 53rd leaving his affectionate wife with issue by her William, John & Sarah. Sarah his wife d. 3.10.1766 in her 66th year.

121. Edmund Rootes (P) 8.7.1787 = 43. Sarah his wife 23.9.1807 = 64. John their son 28.8.1789 = 17. Left surv. one son Thomas.

122. Here lieth ye b. of John & Ann, son & dau. of John & Elizabeth Ballam. John died 1720 in ye 3rd year of his age. Ann 1730 in ye 6th year.

123. Ann ye wife of William Smith October ye 30.1741 = 52. Also ye ab. William Smith November ye 17th 1754 = 72.

124. Thomas Freeland 14.11.1874 = 69. Leaving a wife & one son, William. Also Louisa F. his wife 23.6.1880 = 76.

125. Ann wife of William Freeland (P) 9.4.1826 = 59. Also William F. 3.12.1832 = 75.

126. William Freeland, 3 June 1859 aged 72. Leaving Mary his wife & 3 daus. Mary Ann, Louisa & Sarah. Mary his wife 30.5.1870 = 84. 

127. Thomas Winton 4.9.1872 = 3yr 7mns.

128. Mary Ann Frost wife of John M. Frost (P) 7.2.1885 = 36.

129. John Masters 5.7.1881 = 84. Mary his wife 27.5.1863 = 65. Peter fifth son of the above 28.11.1863 = 28.

130. Erected in memory of who was the kindest husband etc. on reverse long ....... On large footstone Jo... Waters .... W....m & Eli.... Waters (of this Parish) d.....

131. Mrs William Waters 10.4.1842 = 67.

132. William Waters late of this P., gent., 23.11.1772 = 69. Also Marthana his wife 4.2.1784 = 75.

133. William only son of William Waters (P) by Marthana his wife d. 18th February 1787 = ?1 years

134. Thomas Sims 10.4.1872 = 35 leaving a wife & 3 children.

135. William Sims 14.7.1878 = 38.

136. Thomas Sims 11.11.1883 = 84. Elizabeth his wife 3.11.1885 =81

137. Edward Beck 9.8.1851 = 8 months.

138. George Smallfield son of Thomas & Ann S. 3.9.1870 = 58. Left surv. one son & one dau. viz George Bennett & Ann Tutt.

139. Ann wife of Thomas Smallfield (P) yeoman d. 12.7.1846 = 70.
Left surv. 2 sons & 1 dau. viz Elizabeth, george & John. Also Thomas S. 5.12.1857 = 79.

140. Elizabeth wife of Walter Neve of Underhill in this P & dau. of Thomas & Ann Smallfield d. 16.5.1891 = 82.

141. Jane wife of Thomas Barnes of this P. 13.2.1836 = 36. Leaving 3 sons & 1 dau. Thomas, George, William & Jane.

142. Anne eld. dau. of Henry & Adelaide Packer of Wittersham 15.8.1880 = 23.

143. William Addy 30.10.1892 = 84. Matilda his wife 15.9.1882 = 68.

144. Caroline wife of Joseph Haine of London 12.6.1845 = 30. Left issue one son & one dau. Tom & Caroline.

145. Mr Edward Mace son of Edward Mace, gent., by Elizabeth his wife 6 February 1772 after a life of 20 years & 6 months.

146. Charlotte wife of John Holdstock of Mount Pleasant, Wittersham. 3.4.1883 = 62.

147. Jane wife of John Barnes of the P of Rolvenden & dau. of John & Jane Martin (P) B. 2.1.1809 d. 20.6.1867. Left issue one son & 2 daus viz Gybbon, Mary Ann & Jane.

148. Joseph Austen (P) 7.4.1826 = 54. Left surv. his wife Sarah. Also Joseph Poull son of Thomas & Elizabeth Poull d. 19.12.1825 = 3 y. 11 mons.

149. Mary Ann wife of James Collins (P) 16.12.1843 = 38.

150. Thomas Highwood (P) 28.9.1845 = 69. Left surv. by Elizabeth his wife one son & 2 daus. - John, Esther & Lydia.

151. Thomas Highwood (P) 16.3.1833 = 32.

152. Ann wife of John Lording & dau of Thomas & Mary Sims (P). She d. March ye 29 1769 = 31. Also near here lieth 4 of her daughters in two graves, Jane and Ellen died March ye 17. Ann and Keziah died March ye 24 1769.

153. Sarah Dawe 19.4.1884 = 78.

154. William Forster 1.4.1822 = 79. Elizabeth his first wife 16.10.1786 = 44. Leaving issue 3 sons & 2 daus. viz William, Elizabeth, Mary, John & Francis. And of Hannah his 2nd wife 24.3.1828 = 80.

155. Mary Ann Forster late Postmistist of this P. b. 21.3.1814 d. 17.3.1895.

156. Mary wife of William Forster late (P) & dau. of the late William & Mary Farr of Rye d. 14.10.1852 = 82. Elizabeth dau. of the above 30.12.1849 = 43. Also 3 children who d. in infancy John, Mary Ann & Mary. Leaving surviving her husband one son William Farr Forster. above William Forster d. m..... rest gone.

157. William Farr Forster son of William & Mary F. (P) 22.5.1855 = 47. Leaving by Elizabeth his wife one son, William Farr Forster & one dau. Elizabeth. John Henry & Mary d. in infancy. Elizabeth his wife d. 1.10.1878 = 68.

158. Louie Bishop 28.9.1892 = 11 years.

159. Ye body of William Bine 18 April 1734.

160. Richard Sims (P) 15.1.1875 = 61. Left sur. Jane his wife, 3 sons & 6 daus.

161. Mary Parton wife of Richard P. (P) & only dau. of Richard & Phillis Cooper of Tenterden 17.6.1838 = 37. Left sur. 10 children viz William, Richard, George, Elizabeth, Mary, Phillis, Kate, Fanny, Frederic, Peter, Jane & Ann.

162. William only son of William Farr Forster & Elizabeth his wife d. 3.3.1863 = 26.

163. Elizabeth dau. of Wm. & Elizabeth Forster 11.12.1857 = 17.

164. George Brann who d. through an accident 3.7.1887 = 63. Francis the wife of the late George Brann d. 13.1.1908 = 80.

165. Curtis Brann d. at Wittersham 20.10.1878 = 86. Jane wife of the late Curtis B. d. 21.2.1888 = 88.

166. George Hoad 21.3.1881 = 83.

167. Sarah wife of Jonathan Hoad 5.2.1851 = 67. Left sur. 8 children, Jonathan, George, Mary, Sarah, James, David, Ann & Ellen. The above Jonathan 9.3.1869 = 76.

168. David Russell died 22.9.1865 = 21.

169. John Elgar late of Monks Horton 7.2.1803 = 42.

170. Edwin husband of Mary J. Samson 13.2.1888 = 62. Stephen Samson 7.6.1883 = 76.

171. Ye body of Mary wife of Nicholas Hill of Wittersham & dau. of John Foord of Tunbridge who dyed October ye 20. 1708 aged 22.

172. John Packham (P) 14.8.1876 = 62. Mary his wife 20.3.1912 = 95. Also James son of the above 9.1.1875 = 24. Sarah Link dau. of the above 14.9.1876 = 21 buried in Ashford Cemetery. Left sur. Mary his wife 3 sons & 5 daus.

173. In memory of a valued servant & friend for 19 years Sarah Starnes of Hastings 7.11.1875 = 76. Also Samuel Starnes, husband of the above 14.12.1869 = 73.

174. Ye B. of Mary Munn ye wife of Walter Munn October ye 27 in ye 40 year of her age 1702 and also Elizabeth their daughter who ..... ye B. of Walter Munn (P) February ye 15 Anno Domini 170...

175. William Holdstock (P) 9.5.1891 = 73. Diana his wife 16.8.1891 = 68.

176. Eliza wife of George Holdstock 13.4.1892 = 70. Also George H. 27.4.1915 = 86.

177. Edgar Beach 14.1.1842 = 28.

178. Elizabeth Sims wife of John Sims 15.3.1823 = 71. Also John Sims 19.10.1827 = 75.

179. Thomas Sims 4.6.1778 = 69. Mary wife of Thomas S. 10.11.1772 in her 61st. Left sur. her affectionate husband with Elizabeth, Sarah, Hannah, Martha, Thomas, Mary, John, Grace & Elhena.

180. David Sims (P) 23.3.1862 = 74. Leaving a widow 2 sons & one dau. John son of the above d. 15.10.1839 = 11. Charlotte dau. of the above 28.10.1841 = 18.

181. Alfred, youngest son of Alfred & Silvestra Southon (P) who died in the bloom of youth 4.6.1843 in his 17th year.

182. George Goble yeoman 57 years the proprietor of Potmans Heasth Farm in this P. d. 11.11.1852 = 80.

183. Silvestra wife of Alfred Southon (P) 3.8.1857 = 69. Alfred S> 56 years in possession f Moonsgreen Farm in this P. 27.6.1878 = 84.

184. Fred J. Winton d. 1.9.1890 in his 22nd year.

185. Thomas Taylor (P) 28.3.1787 = 72. Left surv. Sarah his wife, 2 sons & one dau., Thomas, William & Ann. Sarah his wife 15.3.1803 in the 90th year of her age. She left 2 sons Thomas and William.

186. Ann wife of Henry (?Curd) ?February 1793 aged ?3 years. Left issue ...... 2 daughters.

187. Footstones: W.S., M.S., 1864.

188. James Berry late of Rye 10.5.1817 = 31.

189. Mary wife of ............ Also Edmond Stredwick who d. January 28 1868 = 70. Mary Stredwick 1864. Edmond Stredwick 1868.

190. Mary wife of William Longley & dau. of Samuel & Jane Southernden of Camber Farm d. 20.7.1831 = 51.

191. Sarah Southernden d..... May 1795 aged ?22.

192. Thomas Wittiver Southernden 3.9.1829 = 29. Leaving a widow & 3 children; Margaret, Elizabeth & Mary.

193. Samuel Southernden (P) 10.5.17?? aged 75. He left a widow & ?6 children viz Samuel, John Stephen, Mary, Elizabeth & Sarah, also Deborah his wife 3.4.1804 = 69.

194. Jane wife of the late Samuel Southernden of Camber Farm 26.2.1837 = 73.

195. Samuel Southernden of Camber Farm, Winchelsea, Sussex, 3.9.1827 = 71. He left issue by his wife Jane 6 sons viz Charles, Stephen, Daniel, Thomas Wittiger Williams, Samuel; and 3 daughters .... Elizabeth.....

196. Jeremiah Poile (P) 30.5.1868 = 74, who was for 50 years the respected master of the endowed school founded by the late Rev. William Cornwallis formerly of this parish.

197. Eleanor wife of Jeremiah Poile (P) 22.11.1824 in the 25th. Had issue Thomas, Eleanor, William & Charles, the last infancy. Thomas d. 28.8.1831. William d. in California 25.12.1864 = 42.

198. Delia Simmons 3.11.1878 = 66.

199. Sarah wife of John Simmons (P) 25.1.1842 = 72. John S. 17.4.1857 = 85.

200. William Simmons 22.12.1880.

In the Church.
201. On a small broken stone in the floor of the tower: Here lyeth interred The body of Mary George Wife of Richard George of t.......... was Buried ye ? 16 June 1624.

202. Tablet in framed wood on the wall of the tower, in the centre of the chancel near a stone with the initials W.C. are dep. the remains of the Rev. William Cornwallis of this P. He d.t.l. 14.12.1827 = 77.

203. On another similar by the side of the Rev. William Cornwallis lie the remains of his wife Mary Cornwallis to whom he was united almost 50 years. She D.t.l. 28.1.1836 = 78.

204. A tablet of the foundation of the Free School of Wittersham 1820 by the Rev. William Cornwallis and Mary his wife with orders and rules.

205. These tablets were repaired in 1888 by S. Hadden Parkes, M.A., rector, Albert Hinds, junior, James Standen, Churchwardens.

206. In the north a brass of a civilian. Pray for the soule of Stevyn Andyan which decessed ye XXIIJ day of Apryll in the yer of Our Lord God a thousand CCCCC XXIIJ on whose soule IHU have mercy Amen. [See will of Stephen Odearn 1523, con. 13.161 - L.L.D.]

207. Tablet in south chancel with coat of arms. In memory of Alfred Lyttelton, athlete, lawyer & statesman. A man greatly beloved 1857 - 1913.

208. In the north chancel In memory of Peggy wife of Henry Vine of London, gent., and daughter of William Turk of this Parish, gent., who d.t.l. November the 24th 1775 aged 28 years. Left surviving her husband with William their only son.

209. Another stone under the organ covered except a word or two of no use and ending with "Susanna" evidently the name of a child.

210. A modern brass foliated cross flat south side of the altar to Mary Louisa Nares d. in Christ. January IX MDCCCL aged XIJ.

211. Outside altar rails south side a flat stone to Lucy, wife of James Harris, Esq., of this Place. Youngest daughter of James Trimmer, Esq., late of Ealing, Middx., and Sarah his wife of blessed memory died 14.8.1813 in her 40th year.

212. An old grave near the north gate - Here lyeth ye body of Bridgit wife of William Martin of this Parish who dyed October ye 15th 1708, aged 38 years. Left issue 5/6 children. Another stone memorial almost exactly similar close by is dated 1708.

Index of Names and Places

Names Index
Addy 143
Ades 26
Andyan 206
Apps 77
Atkinson 86
Austen 148
Ballam 122
Barham 46
Barnes 85-86, 141, 147
Beach 177
Beck 137
Bennett 138
Berry 188
Bine 159
Bishop 158
Body 2, 3
Bonnack 119
Brann 164-165
Brignall 39, 40, 41, 43
Brown 19
Buss 1
Callow 59
Chatterton 35
Collard 92, 111-112
Collins 149
Cooper 161
Corke 95
Cornwallis 196, 202-203
Crouch 30
Curd ? 186
Dawe 153
Dengate 81, 98

Dunster 106, 107
Elgar 169
Fantly 10
Farr 156
Fautly 10
Foord 171
Forster 109, 154-157,
   162-163
Freeland 124-126
Freeman 104
Frost 128
Garside 93
George 201
Gibbs ? 82
Giles 25
Goble 182
Gosbee 89
Grace 90, 91
Gurr 97
Haine 144
Harris 16-18, 211
Henbrey 15
Herron 42
Highwood 150, 151
Hill 171
Hinds 205
Hoad 166-167
Holdstock 146, 175-176
Hoskins 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 13
Hoy 100
Hughes 9
Hunt 53
Knight 48-52, 96
Lewns 75
Longley 190
Lording 152
Lyttelton 207
Mace 145
Martin 34, 37, 101, 105
   108, 109, 147, 202
Masters 19, 129
Morphett 21-24, 33, 79
Munn 174
Nares 103, 210
Neve 78, 110, 113-116,
   118, 120, 140
Nye 87
Odearn 206
Oxley 84
Packer 142
Packham 172
Padgham 83
Paine 47, 54, 55, 57, 58,
    64-71, 80
Parkes 205
Parton 56, 161
Payne 72
Poile 16, 148, 196-197
Ramsden 117
Relfe 4
Robbins 9
Rootes 121
Russell 20, 168
Rutley 76
W.S., M.S. 187
Sacre 27, 32

 

Sampson 30
Samson 28, 29, 170
Sayer 103
Simmons 198-200
Sims 134-136, 152, 160,
   178-180
Sisley 102
Smallfield 138-140
Smith 123
Sonton 10
Southernden 190-195
Southon 181, 183
Standen 36, 60-62, 87,
   173, 205
Stredwick 189
Tampsen 88
Taylor 185
Terry 93
Tournay 38
Trimmer 211
Turk 208
Tutt 138
Vine 117, 208
Walters 104, 130-133
Webb 93
Wenham 31
Whitfield 86
Wickens 44, 45
Winton 12, 127, 184
Wood 74, 75

Places Index
Acton 3
Ashford Cemetery 173
California 197
City of London 86
Ealing, Middx 211
Ebony 117
Hastings 173
London 144, 208

Monks Horton 169
Ore, Sussex 15
Plymouth 93
Poplar Place 16
Rolvenden 147
Rye 75, 156, 188
Tenterden 56,58,85,86,161
   The Coombes 34
Tunbridge 171
Westfield, Sussex 30
Winchelsea 190
 Camber Farm 190,194-195
Wittersham
   Blackbrook 61
   Budds Farm 50
   Budds Place 52
   Moonsgreen Farm 183
   Mount Pleasant 146
  
   
   Mumford 39, 40, 43
   Owley 76Peening Quarter
      33,70-73
   Potmans Heath Farm
     182
   Rugden Farm 34
   St Pauls, Stone 57
   Underhill 140
   Wittersham Hall 16
General
accident 164
athlete 207
butcher 78
Churchwardens 205
Dr 93
Free School, Wittersham
   204
lawyer 207
master 196
Postmistress 156
Rector 38, 103, 205
Reverend 86, 103, 196, 202
school 196
servant 103, 173
surgeon 42
yeoman 3, 28, 30, 60, 84, 139, 182

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