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Archaeologia Cantiana Vol. 14 -1882  pages 117
                      ICKHAM CHURCH, ITS MONUMENTS AND ITS RECORDS By the Rev  Scott Robinson Continued

Head (who built the existing house, called Hermitage in Higham, and died in 1768); and of Archdeacon Sir John Head, who was Rector of Ickham from 1760 to 1769, and Archdeacon of Canterbury from 1748 to 1769. These baronets were brought into connection with Ickham by the marriage of their widowed grandmother, Mrs. Sarah Head, with Sir Paul Barrett of Canterbury, who purchased the Lee estate in this parish. At Lee she brought up the six young children left by her first husband, Mr. Francis Head of

Rochester; and she was buried here in 1711.
   The Parish Register contains a list of eighty-eight inhabitants of Ickham who in March 1670-1 contributed 5 18s. 3d. towards a fund for the redemption of Englishmen captured and reduced to slavery by the Turks. The rector, Dr. Meric Casaubon, and the Lady Boys,* head the
* Elizabeth, daughter of Sir John Fotherby, widow first of Sir Nathaniel Finch, and then of Sir John Boys, son of Edward

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