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Monumental Inscriptions of St Margaret's Cemetery, Maidstone Road, Rochester
                                                                                   
 - recorded by D. E. Williams 2007-08

Section A  

1.   [A 1]   

North Side
ISABEL MARY ARNOTT
CALLED TO REST 7th AUGUST 1955
AGED 90 YEARS
ALSO WILLIAM ARNOTT CALLED TO REST 27th APRIL 1891 AGED 78 YEARS
South Side
JULIA ANN ARNOTT
THEIR DAUGHTER
4th FEB. 1934
"Benedictus Benedicat"
ANN WIFE OF WILLIAM ARNOTT ENTERED INTO REST 19th FEBRUARY 1881 AGED 62 YEARS

2.   [A 2.]   

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
DAISIE BENTHAM
"DOLLIE"
WHO WENT TO REST
2nd APRIL 1935
AGED 49

BRINDLEY--- see JARVIS

3.   [A3]   

SACRED TO THE MEMORY
OF
SARAH CHAMBERS
WIFE OF
WILLIAM CHAMBERS
OF THIS CITY
DIED 23rd DECEMBER 1867
AGED 21 YEARS
"Weep not for me my husband dear
I am not dead but sleeping here
Therefore repent make no delay
I in my prime was called away"
ALSO
WILLIAM CHAMBERS
HUSBAND OF THE ABOVE
DIED 25th DECEMBER 1897
AGED 57 YEARS
[    ]

4.   [A 4]   

BENEATH ARE INTERRED
THE REMAINS OF
ELIZABETH DAUGHTER OF
WILLIAM CONYERS, CAPTAIN R.M.
AND ELIZABETH HIS WIFE
SHE DIED AT CLARENCE PLACE, ROCHESTER
ON THE 13th FEBRUARY 1871
AGED 85 YEARS
HER FAITHFUL SERVANT
ELIZA HODGE
WHO HAD LIVED WITH HER MORE THAN
30 YEARS DIED A FEW WEEKS PREVIOUSLY
AND WAS BURIED IN THIS CEMETERY
"They rest from their labours"

5.   [A 5]   

South Side
IN MEMORY OF
LUCY 4th DAUGHTER OF THE
REV. SIR JOHN FAGGE
6th BARONET
LATE OF MYSTOLE NEAR CANTERBURY
BORN 27th MARCH 1803 DIED 2nd FEB. 1885
R.I.P.
"I will praise thee and thy faithfulness
O God playing upon an instrument of music
Unto thee will I sing upon the harp"
West Side
ALSO OF HER NIECE
ELEANOR ROSE FREDERICA
ELDEST DAUGHTER OF
THE LATE REV. JOHN FREDERICK FAGGE
SOMETIME VICAR OF
ASTON CANTLOW, WARWICKSHIRE
BORN 5th JUNE 1845 DIED 2nd NOV. 1912
"In thy light shall we see light"

6.   [A 6]   

IN MEMORY OF
THE REVEREND
ALLEN FIELDING M.A.
BORN FEBRUARY 2nd 1801
DIED MAY 7th 1868
AND OF HIS WIFE
JEMINA FIELDING
BORN MAY 13th 1805 DIED FEBY. 19th 1894
"But now is Christ risen from
the dead and become the first
fruits of them that slept" 1 Cor. xv, v 20
R.I.P.

7.   [A 7]   

IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE
OF
MARIA
WIFE OF
ALEX. JOHN FOSTER M.P.S.
WHO DIED FEBRUARY 3rd 1880?
AGED 71 YEARS
[    ]
ALSO
ALEXANDER JOHN FOSTER
WHO DIED JANUARY 29th 1899
AGED 81 YEARS

8.   [A 8.]   

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
ELIZA LOUISA
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
JOHN THOMAS GOODHEW
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
DECEMBER THE 27th 1921
AGED 78 YEARS
ALSO THE ABOVE
JOHN THOMAS GOODHEW
WHO DIED DEC. 26th 1928
AGED 85 YEARS

9.   [A 9.]   

IN
AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF
MATILDA
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
THOMAS HEDGCOCK
WHO DIED THE 3rd OF AUGUST 1869
AGED 76
"Her end was peace"
ALSO THE ABOVE
THOMAS HEDGCOCK
WHO DIED THE 20th OF JUNE 1885
AGED 85
"Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord"

HODGES--- see CONYERS

10.   [A 10.]   

IN MEMORY OF
ALICE DAUGHTER OF
JAMES & ELLEN HUNNISETT
WHO DIED 26th AUGUST 1871
AGED 1 YEAR AND 11 MONTHS
ALSO
ELLEN THE BELOVED WIFE OF
JAMES HUNNISETT
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 22nd DAY OF APRIL 1898
AGED 59 YEARS
ALSO THE ABOVE
JAMES HUNNISETT
[   ] MARCH [   ]
[   ]

11.   [A 11.]   

IN
LOVING REMEMBRANCE
OF
HARRY JARVIS
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE 17th APRIL 1882
AGED 65 YEARS
ALSO
LILY MATILDA BRINDLEY
AT REST 11th NOVEMBER 1960
AGED 66 YEARS

12.   [A 12.]   

North Side
LOUISA KEENE
WIFE OF
RICHARD KEENE
BORN NOV. 11th 1850
DIED NOV. 26th 1941

South Side
PERCIVAL KEENE
SON OF
R. & L. KEENE
BORN JAN. 12th 1872
DIED OCT. 6th 1941

East side
"At rest"
RICHARD KEENE
BORN SEPTEMBER 29th 1839
DIED DECEMBER 9th 1919

13.   [A 13.]   

IN
AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE
ROBERT
THE BELOVED AND ELDEST SON OF
ALFRED EDWARD AND ADELAIDE KIDWELL
WHO WAS ACCIDENTALLY DROWNED
WHILST BATHING IN THE MEDWAY
NEAR MAIDSTONE 24th JULY 1869
AGED 18 YEARS
ALSO
ALFRED EDWARD KIDWELL
FATHER OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED 1st APRIL 1901
AGED 75 YEARS
ALSO
ADELAIDE KIDWELL
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED 9th MARCH 1902
AGED 71 YEARS
"Peace, perfect peace"

14.   [A 14.]   

IN MEMORY OF
DEAR LITTLE
JULIET LOUISA MAYHEW
BORN MAY 5th
FELL ASLEEP SEPT. 14th 1871

15.   [A 15.]   

IN
LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF
ELIZABETH
THE DEARLY BELOVED WIFE OF
THOMAS MUTTON
WHO FELL ASLEEP IN JESUS AFTER
A [ LONG ] AND PAINFULL ILLNESS
THE [   ] MAY 1881 AGED 7[  ] YEARS
[   ]
[   ]
ALSO THE ABOVE
THOMAS MUTTON
[    ] DECEMBER? 1893
[   ]

16.   [A 16.]   

IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF
GEORGE HOLLAND NEWNHAM
DIED 3rd APRIL 1870 AGED 12 DAYS
ALSO
EDWARD CHARLES HOLLAND NEWNHAM
DIED 11th AUGUST 1880 AGED 3 WEEKS
ALSO
FREDERICK AUGUSTUS HOLLAND NEWNHAM
DIED 1st APRIL 1883 AGED 6 YEARS AND 9 MONTHS

17.   [A 17.]   

South Side
WILLIAM HENRY NICHOLSON
ELDEST SON OF THE LATE WILLIAM NICHOLSON
BORN JANUARY 29th 1799
DIED JUNE 15th 1880
ISABELLA CAROLINE
ELDEST DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE AND WIFE OF COL. JOHN COPLEY WRAY
BORN FEBRUARY 26th 1818 DIED FEBRUARY 16th 1891
ELIZABETH
WIDOW OF THE LATE W. H. NICHOLSON ESQ. OF ST. MARGARETíS
DIED OCTOBER 24th 1899 IN THE 87th YEAR OF HER AGE

North Side
ELIZABETH
WIDOW OF CAPTAIN CHARLES PHILLIPS, ROYAL NAVY
AND SIXTH DAUGHTER OF THE LATE WILLIAM NICHOLSON ESQ.
OF THIS PARISH
DIED 1st OF JUNE 1871
AGED 73 YEARS
CATHERINE NICHOLSON
ELDEST DAUGHTER OF THE LATE WILLIAM NICHOLSON ESQ.
OF THIS PARISH
DIED 17th APRIL 1879
AGED 91 YEARS

18.   [A 18.]   

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
GEORGE THOMAS PHILTCOX
DIED 10th AUGUST 1878
AGED 66 YEARS
ALSO SARAH
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
DIED 24th MARCH 1909
AGED 88 YEARS
ALSO WILLIAM WALTER
SON OF THE ABOVE
DIED 30th OCTOBER 1872
AGED 19 YEARS
ALSO MARIA ( LILY )
DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
DIED 22nd APRIL 18[  ]3
AGED 19 YEARS

PHILLIPS--- see NICHOLSON

19.   [A 19.]   

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
MR. JOHN PYE
OF COOKHAM HILL
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
SEPTEMBER 21st 1867
AGED 77 YEARS
ALSO
HARRIETT
THE BELOVED WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
APRIL 30th 1871
AGED 79 YEARS
ALSO
MR. WILLIAM PYE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
MAY 31st 1881
AGED 56 YEARS
THE BELOVED SON OF THE ABOVE
ALSO
LOUISA PYE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
JULY 18th 1881
AGED 57 YEARS
THE BELOVED DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
ALSO
JANE PYE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
DECEMBER 5th 1889
AGED 72 YEARS
THE BELOVED DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE

20.   [A 20.]   

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
ELIZABETH
WIFE OF
SAMUEL ROBERTSON
DIED NOVR. 23rd 1886
AGED 44 YEARS
ALSO FREDERICK WILLIAM
SON OF THE ABOVE
DIED AT MALTA JANY. 23rd 1901 AGED 21 YEARS
"For ever with the Lord,
amen, so let it be"
South Curb
ALSO HELEN THE AFFECTIONATE WIFE OF SAMUEL ROBERTSON FOR 41 YEARS
WHO DIED AT WOKINGHAM OCT. 19th 1934 AGED 85 YEARS "At rest"

21.   [A 21.]   

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
HARRY FOWLE SMALL
WHO DIED SEPTEMBER 21st 1886
AGED 25 YEARS
ALSO OF HARRIET MARY STEVENS
WIFE OF H.R.V. STEVENS, INLAND REV.
WHO DIED SEPTEMBER 29th 1886
AGED 31 YEARS
THE BELOVED CHILDREN OF EDWARD THOMAS
AND SARAH ANN SMALL OF THIS PARISH
ALSO THE ABOVE
SARAH ANN SMALL
WHO DIED 28th JULY 1896 AGED 68 YEARS
ALSO THE ABOVE NAMED
EDWARD THOMAS SMALL
WHO DIED THE 15th DAY OF MAY 1907
AGED 79 YEARS
ALSO OF EDITH JANET SMALL
WHO DIED NOVEMBER 8th 1911
AGED 49 YEARS

22.   [A 22.]   

[   ]
ALFRED SMITH
[   ] COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE
[ OF?] THE GLEANINGS, ST. MARGARETíS
BORN 1st? JULY 1826?
DIED [   ] MARCH 1867 ?
SARAH
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
BORN [   ] FEBRUARY 1828?
ENTERED INTO REST [23rd DECEMBER] 1909

STEVENS--- see SMALL

23.   [A 23.]   

IN MEMORY OF
MAJOR GENERAL THOMAS STEVENS
LATE OF THE ROYAL MARINES
WHO DIED 15th SEPTEMBER 1868
IN THE 86th YEAR OF HIS AGE
ALSO OF
ELIZABETH
WIDOW OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED ON THE 21st OF MARCH 1869
IN THE 90th YEAR OF HER AGE
ALSO OF
ELIZABETH HELEN ANN
DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED ON THE 1st OF AUGUST 1898
IN THE 91st YEAR OF HER AGE

24.   [A 24.]   

[SACRED]
[TO THE] MEMORY OF
WILLIAM THORNE
[   ] ROYAL NAVY
[   ]
[   ]
ALSO [SA]RAH [WIFE?] OF THE ABOVE
WHO [DEPARTED THIS LIFE] 24th JULY 1872

25.   [A 25.]   

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
DESSIE
WIFE OF
PAYMASTER WALTER E. WALLIS, R.N.
DIED 13th AUGUST 1906
AGED 32 YEARS
"Blessed are the pure in heart for they
shall see God"

26.   [A 26.]   

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
ISABELLA WILLIAMSON
WHO FOR MORE THAN 50 YEARS
WAS THE BELOVED WIFE OF
W. H. WILLIAMSON
SHE DEPARTED THIS LIFE
NOVEMBER 8th 1865
AGED 72 YEARS
[    ]

WRAY--- see NICHOLSON

End of Section A

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