Museum), gives the following particulars respecting
[Two shields are tricked by Philipot, one shewing argent
a piles gules, over all a bar gules; the other bears, within
a bordure argent, paly wavy of six or and gules.]
Written in a window under these arms—"W.
de Horne et Margareta vxor eivs."
In another window John Horne, wth ye same arms, are
written in ye same character [black-letter capitals]. Their ancient seat
was at Hornes Place up toe ye hill syde Nere to wch is Gooseborne, of
whose Lords there is mention in ye north wyndow, wth these arms viz.:—Sable
a fesse or between three geese argent.
In another window written: "Johes et Elizabetha
In the south window [are two shields one bearing the arms
of Scott impaling those of Lewknor; the other bears Peckham impaling
Thomas Woolball kneelinge in a window at ye west end of ye church
in ye lowest of ye north syde.
In ye Chancell wyndow ye Prior of St Martens at Dovor
kneelinge in ye vestments of his order to wch Place this
Place belonged, being a part of there Demeanes and
since ye Disolution it came with ye rest of ye lands of that house unto
ye Archbishops of Canterbury who now are Lords of ye same.
The steple of this Church was once A Munition Tower and by
Bishop Warham made convenient with a sauve door.
The only Register Book now left contains, on the first
leaf, extracts from the old Saxon Chronicles translated by Mr. Johnson,
Vicar, but as they are given by Hasted they need not be repeated here.
The following are extracts from the Register of
Christinings (so spelt).
1700. Oct. 13. John Sonningwell, born in the City Bore,
upon the Gold Coast in Guinea. Bap.
1703. July v. John, son of Thomas & Mary Adams, at the
Hoath, baptd in articulo mortis domi.
(Several others are mentioned in this form.)
1712. Feb. 8. Peter Woodman, a Clinic, upwards of 30,
1715. June 19. Mary daughter of two travellers who call
themselves William & Anne Critteor.