KENT ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY  -- RESEARCH   Studying and sharing Kent's past      Homepage

Archaeologia Cantiana Vol. 14 -1882  pages 102
                                                       THE CHURCH OF STONE IN OXNEY By the Rev E. M. Muriel   Continued

On a large blue slab.
   Here lies the body of Sarah daughter of Stephen Tighe Gent. and Martha his wife. She married George Carter of Kennington Esq., by whom she had issue 6 children of which 4 survived her, Sarah, Martha, Ann, and George. She died Jan. 30, 1765, aged 41 years. Also the body of George Carter Esq., who died 27 Feb. 1782 aged 68 years.

Small marble slab by the side of the last.
   William Son of George and Sarah Carter died the 3 day of October 1748 aged 18 months.

On a blue slab.
   Here lieth interred ye Body of Mr. John Waters, He died Jan. 17, 1838, aged 36 years.

On a blue slab.
   Here lyeth the body of the wife of John Hall, once Mary 

Odiarne, deceased the 4 day of December in the year of our Lord 1677.
[This is in capitals, and there is a dot after every word.]

        (Communicated by the Rev. H. P. Edridge.)

           Tower, 14 feet square; 62 feet high.
           Nave, with its Aisles, 40 feet square.
           Width of Nave, 20 feet.
           Width of each Aisle, 10 feet.
           Chancel, 30 feet long; 20 feet wide.
           Chancel chapels, each, 20 feet long, 13 feet wide.
           Porch, 11 feet by 10 feet.
    Mr. Edridge states that in the north and south walls of the chancel there are traces of mural arcades formerly existing.

Page  102   (This page was prepared for the website by Aaron Meyer)      

Previous page       Back to Page Listings                           

For details about the advantages of membership of the Kent Archaeological Society   click here

Contents Page    Back to Arch. Cant. List   Back to Publications On-line    Back to Research Page   Back to Homepage

Kent Archaeological Society is a registered charity number 223382
Kent Archaeological Society March 2005

This website is constructed by enthusiastic amateurs.  Any errors noticed by other researchers will be to gratefully received so
 that we can amend our pages to give as accurate a record as possible. Please send details too