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M.I.s of St Mary of Charity Church, Faversham  with Index of Names
Some Monumental Inscriptions (M.I.s) compiled and partly transcribed by me, 
and including many concise Wills, other notes & photographs. D. E. Williams 2018

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My thanks to the Parish Administrator, Catriona Cuthbert for her invaluable help and to earlier transcribers, most recently from the last decades of the last century, namely, Alan Neame, Margaret Burns, Hester Lewis, Margaret Perrin, Doreen Perrott, David Wright, Duncan Harrington and R. Barton, a mixture of members of the Faversham Society and the K.F.H.S. Although I have found some mis-readings and omissions, the churchyard transcriptions have been most useful. In the short space of time since they were made, many parts, once readable, have eroded away.
   Some inscriptions, now missing or hidden from sight have been sourced from Zachariah Cozens, "Ecclesiastical and Topographical History of Kent" of 1793 and John Weever's "Ancient Funeral Monuments" of 1631. I am grateful to Ted Connell for compiling the index and to my wife, Beverley, for help on some of the most eroded churchyard monuments.

D. E. Williams, Borstal, 1st July 2018

INTERIOR OF CHURCH                       CHURCHYARD (A to H)

1.   Ledger with arms on a brass plate, in Nave Inscription around the border.

Here lieth the body of NICHOLAS
ADY
of Feversham gent. who deceased the 27th of July1637 aged 63
years, he had issue by JANE
his first wife daughters, and by ALICE his second wife one sonne

2.   Ledger near Pulpit

Near this place lyeth interred the
body of ELIZABETH wife of
HENRY ALDERSLEY Gent. Daughter
of JOHN DYER of this place Gent
who departed this life the 7th day of May Anno. Dom. 1716 aged 61 years
Also near this place lyeth interred the
body of THOMAS ALDERSLEY Gent.
son of the said HENRY and ELIZABETH
who departed this life the 1st day of April Anno Dom 1739 aged 54 years

ALDERSLEY see DYER

3.   Ledger, North end, Central Aisle, North Transept

M.S
Mrs ELIZABETH ALLEN daught
of Mr DUHAMEL, born in
France, she first married
HENRY CHAMBERS, Merchant;
after his decease, WILL ALLEN, Gent
late of this Town. She
departed this life May ye
2nd 1718 and she is here buried
in her first husband's grave

AMCOTTS see HATCHE

4.   Ledger, North East corner, North wall, North Transept

Here lyeth ye Body
of JOHN AMIS son
of JOHN & MARY
AMIS
he departed
this life the 12th day
of January 1722
aged eight years
and six months
Also JNO. AMIS Jun. Anno. Dom: 1731

5.   Ledger, near to above?  From Cozens, no longer to be found

MARY-BARBARY AMIS
died March 4th 1726
aged 40 years
JOHN AMIS
died Aug. 20th 1763
aged 90 years

6.   Ledger, from Cozens, formerly in South Aisle, no longer to be found

JOHN AMIS
died Sep. 1st 1732
[                      ]

AMIS see SOUTHOUSE

7.   Brass Plaque, with Crest of Royal West Kent Regiment, North wall, Chancel

In Memory of
COLIN KNOX ANDERSON
Lieutenant (Queen's Own) Royal West Kent Regiment
son of GEORGE KNOX ANDERSON, J.P., D.L.,
of Bridgehill House, near Canterbury
and grandson of JOHN ANDREW ANDERSON, J.P.,
of Hillside House, Faversham
killed in action while serving with the
British Expeditionary Force near Mons
23rd August 1914

8.   Brass Plaque, with Crest of Buffs Regiment, North wall of Chancel

In Memory of
DONALD KNOX ANDERSON, M.C., Capt the Buffs
Lieutenant-Colonel, Machine Gun Corps
2nd son of GEORGE KNOX ANDERSON, J.P., D.L.,
of Bridgehill House, Nr Canterbury
and grandson of JOHN ANDREW ANDERSON, J.P.,
of Hillside House, Faversham
Killed in action on the Western Front, near Cambrai
while serving with the British Expeditionary Force
on December 3rd 1817

9.   Brass Plaque, with Regimental Insignia, South wall, South aisle

In Loving Memory of
FRANK ANDREWS
6th Somerset Light Infantry, Lewis gun section
reported missing in the battle of Ypres
August 22nd 1917
aged 32 years
This tablet is erected by his devoted wife
in gratitude for their great love, one for the other

ASHBY see EASLEY

AYERS see EASLEY

10.   Fragment of Brass, North East pillar of Transepts Crossing, North Aisle

Hid Jacet [THOMAS filius W]ILLIAM BAKER
et DIONISIA uxor ei: qu' q'd'm THOM'S
objit iii [      ] d'm mill'imo ccccxxxxv Et p'd''c'a DIONISIA objit
[        ] d'm mill'imo cccc [            ] q'ru' a'i'u p'iciet' De Amen

11.   Ledger, South end Centre Aisle, North Transept

Here lyes the Bodie of JAMES
BALDOCK
Brewer of this Town
who died ye 8th of Feb 1673 aged
33 yeares
A Man once flourishing
like a Laurel tree,
but soon cut downe
by death in his prosperity

Canterbury Archdeaconry Court Will Dated 12th January 1673 (74)?
James Baldock, of Faversham, Beer Brewer.
He is sick and weak.
   To the poor of Faversham, 10. To his wife Amy, who is his executor, his house and land in Graveney, occupied by Francis Rogers, which he lately bought from Mr Francis Jeffery, for her lifetime. If she is with a male child at the time of his death, then the property to that child after his wife's death; if she is with a female child, then that daughter will have an equal share with his two other daughters, Elizabeth and Amy, he gives them 500 each from his personal estate, if there is enough money in it, at 18 years of age. If his personal estate does not contain enough money, then so much of his real estate can be sold to make the sum up, after the death of his mother, Elizabeth, to whom he is bound in the sum of 40 per annum, for her lifetime, and , also after the death of his brother, John, to whom he is bound for the sum of 16 per annum, for his lifetime.
   His wife, Amy, to have the rents of his property in Faversham or elsewhere in Kent, until his daughters are all 18, then the rents to be paid to his father in law, John Porter, of Faversham, Maltster and Thomas Knowler of Faversham, Draper. He wishes them to be Overseers of his will and to assist his wife in the maintenance and education of his children, during their minority.
   To the three children, now living, of his brother, John, 20 each, to help them into a trade or calling and setting them up apprentice. To his mother, 20 shillings to buy a ring in remembrance of him.
   Signs will with mark, J.B.
  
Witnesses: Giles H    ?    , can not read the other two.

Proved 27th February 1673
   It is probable that the dates are from the Julian Calender, which was used is England until the 1750's, if so, 1674 would start from March 25th not January 1st., so the year is 1674 not 1673.

12.   White marble tablet on black backing. West wall, North Transept

Sacred
to the memory of
EDMOND CECIL BARNES
youngest son of
FREDERICK DALLAS and MARION BARNES
of Shanghae (sic)
born 8th October 1867
died 1st February 1869
aged 15 months and 24 days
buried at the New Cemetery, Shanghae
on 3rd February 1869
"Suffer little children to come unto me,
for of such is the Kingdom of Heaven"

13.   Tablet, South wall, South Aisle


JOHN BATEMAN 1725

Near this Pillar
Lye the Body's
of JOHN BATEMAN, Esq.,
and SARAH his Wife.
He having been Mayor
of this Corporation four
Times. He died in that
Office June the 2nd 1725
Aged 71
She June 28th 1727
Aged 68

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 31st May 1722
John Bateman, Mayor of Faversham.
Desires to be buried in the middle aisle in Faversham parish church, under the "great stone", which has no inscription. (presumably worn away with age ?).
All his debts and funeral costs to be first paid.
Ready money, plate, linen, household goods and implements, to his wife, Sarah, for ever. She is his executor.
Witnesses: Stephen Everard, Ros ? Rennett and Michael Botham
Proved 1st July 1725

BATEMAN see MARRYATT

14.   Brass tablet on marble base, North wall of Sacrarium

"Numbered with thy saints in glory everlasting"
In Memory of
CHARLES WALTER BATHURST died Oct 1st 1854
THOMAS BATHURST died Sept 13th 1862
ELIZABETH ANN BATHURST died July 6th 1864
RICHARD BATHURST died March 5th 1877
HENRY BATHURST died Oct 1st 1882
the sons and daughters of RICHARD BATHURST
of Sittingbourne , Gent and MARY his wife
this tablet is erected by their
surviving sisters, MARY and HENRIETTA BATHURST
MDCCCLXXXIV
Also of the above named
MARIA BATHURST died April 11th 1887
HENRIETTA BATHURST died Dec 6th 1897

15.   Black metal tablet, East wall North Transept

Sir HARRY FAGG BATTERSBEE GCMG, KCVO. MA
A worshipper in this church from early childhood
and a devoted servant of Crown & Country
born in Faversham in 1880 and educated at Queen
Elizabeth's Grammar School and at Hertford College
Oxford. He married first NELLIE HARDING who died in 1950
He married second DAGMAR HAYSE with whom he lived until
his death in 1976 in his ninety sixth year. In a long and
distinguished career of government service at home and
abroad and throughout the second world war as British
High Commissioner in New Zealand, he made an outstanding
contribution to the strengthening of the British Common
wealth To this he added in retirement a devotion also to
the work of the church and to education
Honoured and loved by all
a proudly remembered son of Faversham and Man of Kent
Deo Gratias
This plaque is placed by his wife DAGMAR in thanksgiving for his life

16.   White marble ledger, East Aisle, North Transept

Mr STEPHEN BAX
died 12th March
1730 aged 26 years

17.   Tablet, under a pyramid, South wall of Chancel


STEPHEN BAX 1748

Near the site hereof are left the
change of nature in its last tour
of STEPHEN BAX Esqr
(late impropriator of this parish)
who died the 8th of December 1758
aged 69 years
Also of SARAH his third wife
following the 12th of July 1782
aged 63 years
Likewise their son STEPHEN the 12th of
March 1770 aged 26 years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 27th August 1748
Stephen Bax, Gentleman
   His wife, Sarah, John Smith of Faversham, Gentleman and Robert Lukyn of Faversham, Gentleman, are his executors.
   According to a Power of Authority he holds by an Indenture of Release, dated 21st January 1746, between him and his wife, Sarah, on the first part, Mary Bax and Stephen Bax, then their only children, on the second part and John Hilton and William Hilton, of the third part, he now revokes and makes void the estate in the indenture of release, concerning his property known as Strangman's, with about 70 acres of land, in Badlesmere and Molash, occupied by John Gammon, which he recently bought from Richard Waterman and Elizabeth his wife, formerly Elizabeth Videan, for 725. He now appoints the use of the property to his son, Stephen, for ever.
   His personal estate, after his debts, funeral costs and related costs are paid, one third to wife, Sarah, the remainder to his wife and the other two executors, upon trust. They are to sell and invest the money at interest for the benefit of his two children, Mary and John, until they are 21, during their minority, the interest towards their maintenance and education. When they are 21 the principal to be paid to them equally shared. If the sum is more than 725 each, (the sum he paid for Strangman's, which he has devised to son Stephen, the surplus to be paid to his children. Mary, John and Stephen, in equal shares.
   Witnesses: Susannah Knight, Walter Holmes and Thomas Buck
  
Proved 19th July 1759

Stephen Bax, Senior, was Mayor of Faversham in 1720, 1734 and 1740

18.   Tablet, with arms, South wall of Sacrarium


ANN BAX 1765

ANN
Daughter of
STEPHEN BAX Esqr
by SARAH his Wife
Daughter of
JOHN LYNCH Esqr
of Grove in
the Parish of Staple
Died March the 10th
1765
Aged 39 Years

19.   White marble tablet, South West wall of Chancel

Sacred to the Memory of
JOHN BAX Esqr
of this town who died the 30th of March
1832 aged 86 years
Also of JANE is wife
who departed this life the 11th of November
1829 aged 66 years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated1st August 1831
John Bax, Esquire.
   To son Henry and son in law, Martin Forster, Esq., 3,000 stock in the 3% Bank of England Consolidated Annuities, upon trust. If there is not enough stock at his death, they are to purchase, in their names, an amount to make the sum up from his personal estate. The dividends from the 3,000 to be paid as follows, one third to his daughters for their lifetime, they are, Charlotte Elizabeth, wife of Martin Forster; one third to Ann Charity, wife of Adam Young, Esq., and one third to Agnes Sophia, wife of Rev. [           ] Turker. Their husbands to have no rights over this money.
   If a daughter dies, their share to their children, equally shared at 21 or day of marriage for girls.
   To best friend Robert Allen, Esq., 5 for a ring; to [              ] Chandler and [           ] Howland, his Threshers, 5 each, in addition to wages due. To grand daughter, Louisa Woodgate, the miniature likeness of her grandmother and of her great aunt. To each of his house servants, with him at his death, a suit of mourning.
   To son John, all silver plate, his portrait and printed books and book cases. To son Henry, printed books and and book cares and house furniture in the Rectory house at Faversham, also to Henry, and Marin Forster, upon trust, his leasehold Rectory or Parsonage at Faversham, with glebe lands, tithes, rights of the same and term of tenure left., to sell and hold proceeds, in trust.
   Also to them, all goods, chattels, money, invested money, debts, personal estate and effects, upon trust. The accumulated money, after payment of his debts, funeral and probate costs, as follows, one ninth each to sons John and Henry; the remaining seven ninths, to son Henry in trust, at interest, in his name, in Government Funds and the interest paid as follows, one seventh to daughter, Sarah, wife of Robert Christie?, Esq., for life; one seventh to daughter, Jane, wife of Rev. George Parry Marriott, for life; one seventh to daughter, Isabella, wife of John Wood, Esq., for life; one seventh to daughter, Charlotte, wife of Martin Forster, for life; one seventh to daughter, Ann Charity, wife of Adam Young, for life and one seventh to daughter Agnes Sophia, wife of [        ] Turker, for life. This sums not to be liable for their husbands' power or debts. If any daughter dies their share to their children at 21, equally shared. Son Henry and Martin Forster are executors.
   Witnesses: George Curteis, Canterbury and John Pilcher, Clerk to Messrs Curteis and Kingsford, Solicitors, Canterbury

Memorandum dated 14th October 1829
The last wish of his dying wife, Jane, was that their three daughters, who last married are portion less, she wishes to leave them: Charlotte, her gold watch and two seals; Charity, her cashmere shawl; Agnes, her French shawl, the few pearl broaches and other trinkets, the India fan, bought for her by Henry Bax; also to the above sisters, all ornamental china, images, jars and boxes, equally divided. To eldest daughter, Sarah, her Indian shawl, a miniature of her father, after his death; her Indian card box and to daughter, Jane, her Indian tea chest.
   She requests that her drawing room furniture is not to be sold, this was given by son John, but if her husband has no further use for it, it should go to daughters, Elizabeth, Charity and Sophia. She wants daughter, Mary Ann Young, to have 25 guineas for mourning. N.B. Two beds given, one to Charlotte, one to Cherry, (Charity ?)

Codicil
Revokes Martin Forster's appointment as executor, he appoints friend, George Hanson, Esq., of Woburn Place, Russell Square, in his place as executor and trustee.
   Witnesses: M.A, Stephens, widow, Colchester and Henry Kingsford, Solicitor, Canterbury

Affidavit
Henry Bax, Robert Allen of Leytonstone, Essex and William Julius Shepherd of Upminster, Essex, are sworn. Henry found the will and codicil in a tin box about 5th April 1832, he found no will of his mother; he states that the memorandum is in her hand
   Proved 26th May 1832

BAX see THORNBURY

20.   White marble oval tablet with arms, South wall South Transept

Near this place
lieth the Body of EDWD. BECKWITH collector
of his Majesty's Customs
who died Feb the 4th 1740/1
in ye 41st year of his age

21.   White marble oval tablet , South wall, South Transept

Sacred to the memory of
EDWARD BECKWITH Esquire
of the ancient family of BECKWITH
in the County of York
collector of his Majesty's Customs
in the Port of Faversham
forty years
which office he resigned in 1763
Having compleated his seventy seventh year
he departed this life
Octr, 31st 1765

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 9th December 1763
Edward Beckwith, Gentleman.
Desires to be buried in Faversham parish church. His name, age and fact he was Collector of His Majesty's Customs above 40 years in the town and port of Faversham, and that he retired through age and infirmity be inscribed on his monument.
   Appoints his wife, Hannah, Captain Thomas Knackstone of Rochester, Gentleman and Robert Pownwy of Parliament Street, Westminster, Stationer, executors.
   His funeral costs and debts to be first paid.
   To his son, Onslow, 2,000; to daughter, Mary Frances Beckwith, 2,000, to be paid at 21 years of age, or one year after his death, or to Mary on day of marriage, if sooner.
   Residue of goods, chattels, money due on bills, bonds and mortgages, etc., and rest of the estate, after payment of his debts , funeral and probate costs, to wife, Hannah, for ever.
   If, at his death, the accounts of the Custom House have not been cleared, his executor to pay a gratuity to the gentleman who undertakes the completion of the accounts.
   Witnesses: Robert Onlin ?, Junior, Edward Girling and Robert Page

Codicil 14th September 1765
In his will, he has given his daughter, Mary, 2,000; she has since married James Tappenden of Faversham, Gentleman. He has paid to his trustees, 2,000 for her, her husband and their issue, this is in full discharge of the legacy and he revokes the original legacy as stated in his will.
   Witnesses: Mary Knackstone and Frances Powney
  
Proved 23rd November 1765

BEAUTY see GREENSTREET

BECKWITH see TAPPENDEN

22.   Brass on Ledger, Not Seen, from Cozens, formerly South Aisle

Pray for the soules of JOHN BELLINGER and ANNE his
wife the which JOHN deceased the XII of August
Anno Dom'ni MCCCCCIX on whose soules the
Lord have mercy

23.   White marble tablet, topped with urn, on black base, West wall North transept

In a vault near this place
are deposited the remains of
WILLIAM BENNETT, Esq.
one of the Jurates of this Corporation
he died the 3rd of November 1797
aged 71 years
Also MARY daughter of the above
died the 8th of June 1809
aged 52 years
Mrs ELIZABETH BENNETT relict of the above
died November 24th 1817 aged 82 years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated April [?] 1797
William Bennett, of Faversham, Banker
   His freehold in Market Street, Faversham, in his occupation, furniture, plate, linen and china, to his wife, Elizabeth, for life. After her death, to eldest daughter, Mary Bennett, for life, on condition that she pays to her four sisters, Sarah Rich, wife of Robert Rich, Ann Donald wife of Robert Donald, Elizabeth Browning, wife of Tomas Browning and Sophia Bennett, 5 guineas on every New Years day during her lifetime. If she refuses or neglects to accept this condition, then her bequest goes, upon trust, to his son in law, Robert Rich, of ????, Sussex, Rope Maker, son in law, Thomas Browning of ???? Street, Blackfriars Road and John Horton of Faversham, Coal Merchant, to dispose of and money raised to go into his personal estate.
   If his daughters, Sarah, Ann, Elizabeth and Sophia, desire to use the house after the death of their mother and sister, Mary, or in case of neglect of the above condition by Mary, the trustees to allow any of his daughters to live in the house and use the furniture and contents. He gives his trustees, 10,000 in the 3% Bank of England Consolidated Annuities, upon trust, (Rich, Browning and Horton), and pay dividends to his wife for life. After her death, they to transfer to daughters, Mary, Ann, Sarah, Elizabeth and Sophia, 1,000 of the the annuities, each. If any die, the 1,000 to be shared equally among her lawfully begotten children; if any die childless, the money to be equally shared by the surviving daughters. The remaining 5,000, upon trust, after his wife's death, to be paid into his personal estate.
He gives his wife 50 and stock of provisions and liquor. He desires her to pay, every 23rd December, 2 guineas, in bread or other article, at her discretion to the poor of Faversham and it's neighbourhood. To his daughters, 50, each; to son in laws, who are living, 10 guineas for mourning.
   To trustees and executors, 20 guineas each for their troubles. He has given his daughters, Sarah, Ann and Elizabeth, 1,500 on their respective marriages, now if daughters, Mary and Sophia (obscure), so to Mary and Sophia or such of them who are single at his death, 1,500 each, 12 months after his death. To his trustees, residue of real and personal estate, upon trust, they to receive rents and dividends and pay the money, in equal shares to his daughters, for their lifetimes. His trustees are appointed executors.
   Witnesses: James Farquhar, Drs' Commons, J. Hudson, ?   Buildings, Holborn and Daniel Austin, Clark to John Farquhar, Proctor, Doctors' Commons
   Proved 18th November 1797

BENNETT see LAWES

24.   Ledger, Inscribed around margins, part from Cozens, West Aisle, South Transept

Heere lyeth the Body of JOHN
BEESBEECH
who was twice Mayor of this Towne
[who had to wife MARY by whom he left 4 sons and one daughter]
He died the 12th of June 1631 Ano aetatis 43

Canterbury Court Will Dated 10th June 1631
John Besbeech.
To Mr Phillipe Drax ?, of Faversham, 20 shillings, to preach at his funeral. To the poor of Faversham, 40 shillings. To his wife, Martha, all such plate and household stuff, that she brought with her at their marriage.
   To eldest son, John, 50. Residue of personal estate, goods, cattle, chattels, corn and credits, after his debts, legacies, funeral and probate costs are paid, to all his children, John, Nathaniel, George, Richard, Katherine and Alice, equally shared.
   Appoints son John executor. Appoints brother, Nathaniel to be guardian to son John during his minority to help and assist with the execution of the will, giving sufficient security as the court requires and to keep accounts.
   Witnesses: E. ? Dalwage, John Phillipps and Nicholas Dikensley?
   Proved 30th June ? 1631. 11th March 1637, granted again, will not administered by John ? I can not read clearly, very small note in margin of will.

Besbeech was Mayor in 1619 and 1629

BEWTYE see HEELER

25.   White marble tablet on black base, North wall, Chancel

In memory of
JOHN BIRT, D.D.
Who was Vicar of this parish 14 years
and died 11th May 1847
aged 58 years
This tablet
is erected by some of his
parishioners and friends
to record their sense
of the diligence, zeal and ability
with which he discharged the duties
of his sacred office

26.   Two brass plates on ledger, Chancel

Ecclesiast cap 7 b Mortuo ne prohibeas gratiam
Ecclesiastici 38th b Neq despicies sepulturam eius

Sepultura EDWARDI BLAKWELL Armigeri
Jurisperiti qui obiit 8 died Februarii anno
a virgineo partu 1572

Blakwell was Mayor in in 1563

27.   Ledger, from Cozens, was in South Transept

Here lyeth interred the Body of
STEPHEN BLANKET gent., twice Mayor
who departed this life the twenty
first of Feberarie 1684
and in the 66th yeare
of his age

Blanket was Mayor in 1677 and 1683

28.   Black marble monument with arms, South wall of Sacrarium

A memorial of the worthy gentlewoman MARY BODE late the
wife of JOHN BODE Gent who died the 6th of July 1620 then lying
in childebed of her daughter REBECCA yet living. She was well descen
ded for true piety and auncient gentry both by father and mo
ther, being daughter of HENRY HEYMAN of Sellinge Esquire and
grandchild (by her mother) to the Right Reverend Bishop ROBERT
HORNE
, the first L:BB of Winchester in the reign of famous queene
Elizabeth. She did second her worthy progenitors with her excellent
virtues, being very religious, of a meeke and milde spirit, kinde and
loving to all pittifull and helpful to the poore, Every way vir
tuous in her life and full of heavenly confort in her death

M
A
R
Y

B
O
D
E
Minde what thou seest for tombs are monuments
A Phoenix here tp thee herself presents
Rare for her virtues, lineage not obscure
Yea, phoenix-like that can but one indure

But for one lost three lives to her belong
One in her childe, as of her ashes sprong
Due to her pious life heere living fame
Endures in heaven a never dying name

Tu refers o mors spolia ampla ! Letho
gens-ne subiecta est pia crevit in inve
Herculem secto capite anne vinci firmior hydra
haec fuit rara prefatis index
haec frequens oracula diva volvit
cerebrus templum celerisq adivit mystica sacra
et piae mentis studuit sodali
illa virtuti egregeie beata
hac sibi scala statuebat altum scandere caelum
Carmen congratulatorium in
textum eius funebrem. Luc 10-42

Mary well donne thou chosest the better part
that's never lost when once it's well begun
when wordlings mind ye world thy heavenly hart
sets at Christ's feet to learne Mary well donne

Euge Maria bonam quae est dammi nescia partem
Tu selegtisti meditat dum terrea terrae
Filius, altar Dei piscis tu oracula summi
Ante pedes Christi to sistews euge Maria

29.   Bethersden marble ledger, Nave

Here lieth the Body of
SARAH BOLTON
who departed this life
the 25th of September
1739
Also the Body of Mr
FELIX BOLTON, the husband of the above named
SARAH BOLTON who died
May the 11th 1741 aged
51 years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 8th October 1739
Felix Bolton, of Ludgate Hill, London, Haberdasher of Coats ?, and Sword Cutler.
   He holds 200 by virtue as executor and trustee under the will of Daniel Berry, late of Felmershay, Bedfordshire, Gentleman, for the benefit of Ann Warner wife of Robert Warner. After payment of this 200 and of all his debts, he gives 100 to son in law, John Marryatt.
   Residue of his estate to daughter, Sarah Marryatt, for ever, she is his executor.
   Witnesses: Isaac Fagg, John Fosters and Edward Williams, Junior.
   Proved 12th May 1742

BONHAM see BAX

BOYS see OWRE

30.   Ledger, East of South door, South Aisle

Here lieth the Body of
JOHN DE BOYVILLE, Esq.,
who died August 11th
1750
aged 48 years

BRIDGE see JACOB

BROMSTONE see WYTHIOT

31.   Brass plaque on marble base, with Regimental Arms

Sacred to the memory of
GORDON STEWART BROWN
Captain and Adjutant 1st Battalion
The Duke of Edinburgh's Wiltshire Regiment
much loved fifth son of HENRY J. BROWN of Faversham
who died at Boulogne 27th November 1914
of wounds received in action near Ypres, Belgium
in the 25th year of his age
Mentioned in Despatches
"Who dies if England lives"

32.   White marble tablet, East Wall, South Transept


ELIZABETH BUCK 1751

S.M.
Near this monument are deposited
the remains
of
ELIZABETH wife of
THOMAS BUCK
of this Town, Gent.
She dyed the 14th of May 1751
aged 37 years
Also
SUSANNA the second wife
of the said THOMAS BUCK
who died the 2nd of July 1761
aged 44 years
and of THOMAS BUCK Esq. Barrister, son
of the said THOMAS and SUSANNA BUCK
who died January the 26th 1801
[aged 39 years]

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 1st January 1801
Thomas Buck, Esq., of Kentish Town, St. Pancras.
   Appoints good friend, Henry Wreight of Faversham, executor.
   To John Roper   ?   , of Ospringe, Gentleman, his brother in law, 1 shilling, " as a lasting memorial of his conduct towards me from my youth upwards".
   To sister, Mary, wife of John Roper   ?   , and to sister, Elizabeth Thompson, widow of John Thompson, late of Chartham Deanery, Esquire, 20 each.
   To Elizabeth Thompson, Spinster, daughter of John Thompson, 100 and to Henry Thompson and John Thompson, her brothers, 50 each. To his executor, 100; to Eliza de Gresse, who now lives with him, , an annuity of 100, payable from his house and lands at Burmarsh, occupied by Messrs Farmer and Nickolls, for her lifetime; also to her, all his furniture, linen and china, except his plate.
   To Henry Wreight, 500, upon trust, which he is to invest in a freehold or leasehold house in the City of London or Westminster, or such other place as Eliza de Gresse should choose. Eliza de Gresse to be allowed to occupy the house, for lifetime, rent free. After her death, upon trust, for the benefit of his two sisters, Martha and Susanna Buck, Spinsters, for ever.
   Residue of his goods, chattels and effects, real and personal estate, after payment of his debts, funeral and probate costs and legacies and annuities, to his two sisters, Martha and Susanna, for ever, equally shared.
   Witnesses: Henry Vaughan, M.D., B. B. Pennington and Martha Skinner
  
Proved 2nd February 1801

33.   Ledger, Nave Crossing, very eroded

[                           [AMY] twin daughters
[                       ] [M]ARY BUCK died the [   ]
of January 1773
aged 13 years
[GRACE?] BUCK died the 14th of November

1783 aged [   ] years
HENRY [   ] BUCK Esqre died the

[                ] 1801 aged 39 years

ANN [        ] BUCK
[                                 ]
the [              ] 1834

34.   Marble tablet, East Wall, South Transept

Near this monument are interred
the remains of
THOMAS BUCK, Gent
who was Town Clerk of this Corporation
forty years
and died 10th February 1779
in the 70th year of his age
Also of
EFFIELD his third wife
who departed this life
the 10th May 1795
aged 76 years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 15th February 1777
Thomas Buck the Elder, Gentleman.
   To son, Thomas, his house and several pieces of land, pasture, fresh marsh and salt marsh, about 476 acres, in St. Thomas, Isle of Harty, occupied by Richard Toker, and an oasthouse, called Buck's East and orchard of about 5 acres, 39 perches, occupied by Robert Wale, and slip of land planted with hops, about 1 rood, 30 perches, formerly part of the above orchard; also land called 18 Acres, now planted with hops, about 18 acres, 10 perches in St Mildred and St Mary Bredin, in Canterbury, occupied by William Adams, Joseph Salmon, John Neames, John Tunett, Philip Penn and James Wyatt.
   All the reversion, due after the death of his wife, in three pieces of marshland, called Great Laths. About 64 acres in Burmarsh, Romney Marsh, occupied by Thomas Barker, to son Thomas, for ever, subject to the payment of an annuity of 20 to be paid to his wife, during her widowhood.
   To his wife, 2 freeholds and leasehold stable and gardens called the ?? Basing Green ?, he holds on a Corporation of Faversham lease, not expired, adjoining the last mentioned house, on west side of Preston Street, for the term of her widowhood. After her death or remarriage, to son Thomas. All his real estate in Throwley, Eastling, Ospringe, Preston, next Faversham, Borden, Wormshill and Preston next   ?   , or elsewhere, to his four daughters, Martha, Susanna, Mary, wife of John Toker, Gentleman and Grarvy, for ever, equally shared.
   To his wife. 200 which her late mother, Elizabeth Carter, bequeathed to her, and 100. To daughter ? , Elizabeth wife of John Thompson, Gentleman and his partner, James Tappenden, 20 guineas each. To his wife, all liquors, household goods, plate, linen, brewing and washing vessels and furniture, for her widowhood, after her death of remarriage, the plate to son Thomas, other house contents to his four daughters, equally divided.
   To son Thomas, his gold watch and his books, except those he sisters may choose for themselves. Residue of goods and personal estate, after payment of his debts, funeral and probate costs, and that remaining after the death or remarriage of his wife, to his daughters, equally shared.
   To his sisters in law, Mary and Ann Carter, all money they may owe him.
   His wife and good friend, Christopher Hull of Hay ? Court, Temple, London, Gentleman and Richard Toker of Faversham, Gentleman are executors. They to have 20 guineas each.
   Witnesses: Mary Jacob, Edward Jacob and H. J. Wreight

Codicil 20th October 1777
Executors to be guardians of son Thomas, until he is 21.
   Witnesses: Richard Towgood and H. J. Wreight
  
Proved 31st March 1779

35.   White oval marble tablet, East Wall, South Transept

Sacred to the memory of
SUSANNA BUCK who died the 13th of February 1825
aged 71 years
Also of her twin sister MARTHA BUCK who died the 21st of March 1834
aged 80 years, last surviving child
of THOMAS BUCK Gent
This tablet is erected by the children of their sister MARY
who died the 3rd of
March 1814 the wife of JOHN TOKER Esq
of the Oaks, Ospringe
He departed this life the 9th of August 1817

BUCK see POWER

BUCK see SPRAGLINGE

36.   Ledger, very eroded, East Aisle, North Transept, inscription completed from Cozens.

Here lyeth ye Body of
SUSAN BUNCE wife of
STEPHEN BUNCE
who dyed the 21st of Sepr.
1690 aged
4[   ] years and left 5 children

37.   Ledger, By South Wall, South Transept

EIZABETH wife of
BROOKE BUTGER
was here buried the
[   ] day of January
anno domini 1630

38.   Ledger, formerly in South Transept? From Cozens

Here lyeth buried the Body
of MARY the wife of PHILIP BUTLER
daughter of JOHN KNOWLER,
Jurate baptised the 18th of June
1645 deceased the 8th of May
1676 leaving behind
her three sons
PHILIP
ROBERT
& MICHAEL

39.   Monument on West Wall, North Transept Kneeling man and four sons facing his kneeling wife and two daughters


JOHN CASTLOCK 1613

Here lyeth JOHN CASTLOCK ye Elder
late Jurate & twice Maior of this
Towne & Captaine of the select band
who died ye 26th day of February 1613
being about ye age of threescore and
one: and ALICE his wife who died ye
third day of March 1613 being about
ye age of threescore & nine:
They were married some forty
yeares & had issue fower sones
JOHN Maior at ye tyme of their
death, WILLIAM, DANIEL, ABRAHAM
& two daughters BENNET &
ELIZABETH

"He that with zeale did oft frequent this place:
He that with grave respect ye bench did grace:
He that for justice was ye most servere:
He whome ye good did love, ye bad did feare:
Hee that by virtuous wife had hopeful race:
that lived to see their sonne in father's place:
that fourty yeares and borne ye marriage yoake
lo here's interred bu death's attendinge stroke,
ans that's most strainge, ere much they gan to wither
envious death surpriz'd them both togeather
for both tooke leave, a thing not often seene
of world's delights, and but fower dais betweene
like doleful turtle having lost her mate,
made all of love, she moaning yeelds to fate.
As if she vow'd that palefac'd death with sworde
should not devide them ne from bed nor borde
from bed: for both rest in still sleeping tombe
waiting ye last , & saints most joyful dome
from borde: for both set down (wher angels gather
ye guests) in Heav'n, at boarde with Isaac's father"

John, Senior, was Mayor of Faversham in 1588 and 1603; he was a Brewer, (noted in an intestacy document, concerning his father's estate.)
John, Junior, Mayor in 1612 and 1628

Canterbury Court Will Dated 27th January 1612 (1613)
John Caslocke, the Elder, one of the Jurates of Faversham.
Desires to be buried in the parish church.
To the poor of Faversham, 5, to be distributed at his funeral, also 10, within 3 months of his death.
   To his wife, Alice, his household stuff, except the bedsteadle in the chamber over the parlour in his capital house, called the "Brewhouse", where he lately dwelt.
   Also to Alice, 100 and all the gold she has in her keeping at his death. To Mitchell Reepe son of John Reepe, and his daughter, Bennett Caslocke, 100 at 21 years of age. To Mathew Curteis, his sister's son, 5 and to Marie Pordage, his daughter (in law?), Elizabeth Castlocke, her daughter, 100 at 20 years of age or day of marriage, if sooner, To Abraham Castlocle, his son, 100; to brother, (in law?), Thomas Fynche, 20.
Residue of goods, chattels, moveables, real and personal estate, his debts, legacies and funeral costs, first paid, to son John, who is his executor.
   His real estate in Kent or elsewhere, as follows, to his wife, Alice, his house in Court Street, Faversham, near the Market Place, occupied by Michael Jerman, which he purchased from John Baron, deceased; also to Alice, for life, his houses in Church Lane, occupied by William Gill..... ?, [        ] Meeralse?, [        ] Harlone? And Mary ............. ?, and a house behind Middle Row, occupied by Anthonie Kingsland and 2 other houses there occupied by Abraham Nashe and John Browne; also a piece of land or garden on the west side of the highway, leading to St. Anne's? Cross, called Culver House, late occupied by (    ?     ) and himself, containing about 2 acres, also an annuity from the land of 20 shillings; also a house, late occupied by Symon Erenesbey ?, which annuity he lately purchased from Nicholas Packenham, Gentleman and Frances, his wife.
   After his wife's death, the house and malthouse and 2 little houses in Middle Row, to son Abraham and lawful heirs of his body, in default of heirs, then to son John and lawful heirs of his body, in default, then to testator's own right heirs, for ever.
   To wife, Alice, for life, an annuity of 10 7s 12d, out of his capital house, called the "Brewhouse" and out of his land at Kingsfield, Faversham, which he purchased from George Crispe, Esquire and John Crispe, in his own occupation, of about 40 acres; also out of a piece of ground of about 3 acres, planted with cherries, purchased from Richard Perse and George Crispe, on east side of Culver House, and from one little house and garden where Robert Clyde now dwells, and the adjoining orchard, bought from Sir Thomas Sonde, Knight, on west side of Culver House Lane.
   His capital house and all other houses and lands charged with the annuity and a little house on west side of Preston Street and piece of land, an orchard of 3 acres bought from George Crispe and land in Culver House Lane and the annuity, after his wife's death, and real estate not mentioned, to son John and lawful heirs of his body, in default, to son Abraham and lawful heirs of his body, in default to testator's own right heirs.
   Witnesses: Thomas Kennett and John Hopton
  
Proved 9th March 1612 (1613)

40.   Slate oval tablet, North Wall, North Transept


JOHN CASLOCKE

Here lyeth
interred ye Body
of JOHN CASLOCKE Esq
late Jurat, twice Maijor and
Capt of the select band of the
Towne of Faversham in ye county
of Kent, he took to wife BENNET one
of ye daughters and coheyres of
THOMAS COLE of the said Towne Gent
by whome he had issue 3 sonnes &
4 daughters and after her decease
he happyly marryed ALICE one of
the daughters and coheyres of
SAMUEL HAWARD of ye Isle of Harty
in the said county, Gent and dyed
on ye XXVII day of September in the
LXXVIIth yeare of his age anno
Doni MDCLI his perpetual legacy
to the poore records his piety
and to his fame his surviving
wife has erected this
monument of her last-
ing love both
sacred to
memory

Caslocke was Mayor of Faversham in 1603,12 and 28
Samuel Haward was Mayor in 1624

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 20th May 1651
John Caslock the Elder, Esquire.
He is of indifferent health.
All debts, legacies and funeral costs to be first paid.
   To the poor of Faversham, 5. To his wife, Alice, who is his executor, 40, his silver basin and ewer, his best silver can, best silver salt, one trencher salt ?, 6 best silver spoons, best bedstedle beds and bedding with linen and    ?    , complete and furnished, I trundle bed and bedding, 6 pairs of best sheets, 6 pairs of pillow cases, 6 cupboard clothes, 6 table clothes, 36 napkins,    ?    towels, 100 cwt of pewter, a brass pot, a brass kettle, a brass skillett, pair of andirons, 5 shovels and tongs, 2 spits and an iron dripping pan, 1 great wrought chair, 6   ?   wrought chairs or stools.................................................................................................. ? a couch chair. All his books, pictures in the parlour, all the furniture and implements his wife has in her closet.
   To Abigail wife of his son John, 10; to cousin Margaret Hanflett, wife of John Hanflett of Canterbury, Gentleman and to her children, 20, equally shared; to cousin Sarah Curtesse, who lives with him, 20 at 21 years of age; to Grace Anderson, his maid, 2; to cousin John Sare ? 5; to old servant William Dix, his biggest payne rug ?
   To wife Alice, for life, the rents and profits of Morris Court Farm, in Bapchild, Rodmersham and Tong, occupied by Thomas Mercer, also Finners in St. Thomas, Isle of Harty, occupied by Edward Mitchell, she can lease out the farms when she pleases. After her death, Morris Court to son John, for life. After his death, to his lawfully begotten heirs, in default, then to daughter, Barbara Bourne, for life, after her death to her lawfully begotten heirs, in default, then to kinsman, Robert Knowler and Abraham Knowler, sons of John Knowler, Gentleman and Mary his wife (testator's niece), equally shared, provided that they pay John Curtesse and Mathew Curtesse, sons of John Curtesse, late of Faversham, 180 each at 21 years of age and also paying Susan Curtesses daughter of the late Mathew Curtesse, 40 at 21 years of age. If she dies before then with no lawful issue, the 40 to John Marsh, son of George and Bennett Marsh. After his wife's death Finners to the Mayor and Commonality of Faversham and their successors, for ever, the rent to be used every year to place out poor children of Faversham apprentice and not otherwise.
   To son John, his house and lands in Faversham and residue of personal estate, for ever, provided that he delivers within one month after testator's death, a release to his executor of all actions whatsoever, that may hinder the executor executing the will, in default, the his legacy to his mother Alice.
   To the Lady Cleeve?, of Faversham, widow, an annuity of 10, for life, out of his land called Chilson Marsh on the Isle of Harty, occupied by Thomas Davy. To son in law, James Bourne, Gentleman and Barbara his wife, the profits from Chilson Marsh and he allows them to lease out the land, for their lives. After their deaths, then Chilson to his niece, Mary Knowler wife of John Knowler, Gentleman, for ever.
After Lady Cleeve's death, then the 10 annuity to his cousin, Elizabeth Cullen wife of Mark Cullen, for ever. To William Curtess of London, a house and garden, occupied by [            ]
  
Greengrass, also 13 acres of land, occupied by Thomas Smith at Isle of Harty, for ever.
   Witnesses: John Upton and Ezeckia Abraham
  
Proved 17th October 1651

41.   Ledger, with arms. Inscription around border, in Chancel. Most of this stone is under the Vicar's stall.

North: Here lyeth buried the Body of JOHN CASLOCK
East: of Faversham [                             ]                           
South: [                                          ]                                  
West: [                         ]d this memorial                            

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 15th June 1652
John Caslocke of Faversham, Gentleman.
He is sick and weak. He desires to be buried in the parish church.
To Edward Platt, Mimister of Graveney?, 20 shillings to preach his funeral sermon.
   To cousin, John Knowler, of Faversham, Gentleman and Mary, his wife, 20 shillings; to Dame Elizabeth   ?   , of Faversham, widow, 5; to cousin, John Best, of Canterbury, Esquire, 5; to John Toker?  Of Faversham, Gentleman, 5; to Thomas Smith, of    ?    and Elizabeth, his wife, 20 shillings; to cousin, Nicholas     ?     , 10; to sister Caslocke, sister Browne, cousin Sarah, wife of John Kennett of Faversham, Gentleman and to god daughter, Alice Knowler?, 22 shillings.
   To William Browne of Linstead, 20 shillings; to the five children of cousin, John Upton of Faversham, Gentleman, John Kennett of Faversham, Edward Hales of Faversham, cousin Robert Knowler son of John Knowler and Mark Cullen ? Of Ospringe, Gentleman, 20 shillings each.
   To Maryane Pordage, his maid servant, 40 shillings; to Susan Curteis, daughter of Mathew Curteis, 10 at 21 or day of marriage.
   Residue of goods, chattels, real and personal estate, after payment of his debts, legacies, funeral and probate charges, to his wife, Abigail, she is his executor Also to her, for life, his house and 2 acres of land on the west side of the road leading from Faversham to St. Anne's    ?    , occupied by widow Denham and himself and his land at Kingsfield in Faversham, about 40 acres, occupied by William Dix, also a house and grounds, occupied by Thomas Caslocke ?, a nd William Dix, about 3 acres, and his piece of land, once a    ?    garden, now let to Richard Neale of the north side of Kingsfield, about 3 acres. After his wife's death, then to his kinsman, Thomas Hilton of Sittingbourne and his heirs, in default of heirs, then to kinsman, Richard Masters of Canterbury and his heirs, for ever. To Thomas Hilton, for ever, his capital house called     ?     House, with a long table in the hall, the ? chest in the parlour, the press in the ? , brewing vessels, copper and other utensils, in Faversham, occupied by William Dix,    ?    ,    ?    .
   To his wife, his house in Faversham, occupied by Thomas Rorlden, called the "Shipp", and storehouse, to be sold for best price for payment of his debts, legacies, funeral and probate costs.
   Witnesses: Henry Knowler and John Tassell, Junior.
   Proved 2nd July 1652

CASLOCK(E) see HAYWARD

CASLOCK(E) see KNOWLER

42.   Stained glass window, East Wall, South Chancel

To beautify the place of God's sanctuary . In memory of
WILLIAM CHAFY A.M. Vicar of Faversham 1778 to 1780

43.   Ledger, West Aisle, South Transept

Here lyeth buried the
Body of ABRAHAM
CHAMBERS
the sonne of
ABRAHAM CHAMBERS of
Faversham who departed
this life the first day of
March 1680 aged
about 8 years

CHAMBERS see ALLEN

44.   Small white marble tablet on floor, by North Wall, North Transept

PETR. CHAPMAN
died Decr ye 10th 1736
aged 58 years

45.   White and black marble tablet, West Wall, North Transept

In
memory of
JOHN FRANKS CHITTENDEN
died August 15th 1868
aged 82
Also
SUSANNAH CHITTENDEN
wife of the above
died November 19th 1870
aged 83 years

CLYDE see WOOD

CLYVE see WOOD

46.   Ledger, with Arms, by Chancel steps

Here lies the Body of HENRY COBB
of this Town
who died Feby 3rd 1772
Left issue
by MARY his first wife, ELIZABETH
and by ELIZABETH, his second wife
SARAH, HENRY & JOHN

Beneath are deposited the remains of
SARAH daughter of the above Mr HENRY COBB
who died the 12th of May 1785 aged 23 years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 24th July 1764
Henry Cobb, Grocer.
All his houses and real estate in Faversham, Oare, Eastling, Graveney, Warder, (Warden?, Sheppey) and Iwade, to his son and sons to be, begotten by him with his wife, Elizabeth, equally divided. If any son dies without lawful issue, then his share equally divided among his brother, for ever. If there are no surviving issue from his sons, then to his daughter and daughters to be, but if any daughter dies without lawful issue, then her share to the children of his brother, Thomas and his sisters, Elizabeth Gates and Mary Kemp, lawfully begotten. To Bonwick Lipycatt and John Barnes?, of Faversham, Gentlemen, 20 each for their troubles as his executors, above any charges they incur. Also them, 1,000, upon trust, they to place out at interest, from time to time, in the Public Funds or other good securities. The interest to his wife, for life. After her death, upon trust, to pay the principal sum to his children, equally shared at 21 years of age. If all his children die before they are 21, then the money to his wife and children of brother, Thomas, equally shared.
   Residue of goods, chattels and personal estate, after his debts, funeral and probate costs are paid, upon trust, to sell that not consisting of money and place out at interest, as before and the principal sum paid to his children at 21 years of age. If all his children die under 21 years, then the money to his wife and children of brother, Thomas and his two sisters.
   Appoints executors and trustees, guardians of his children.
   Witnesses: Timothy Yeats, Edward Rutt and John Bolland.
   Proved 19th November 1772

47.   Ledger near Pulpit, Transeptal Crossing

Beneath this stone are deposited
the remains of LAW COBB
of the parish of Stone
who departed this life the 30th of
November 1779 aged 63 years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 14th April 1777
Law Cobb, of Elverton Manor, Stone next Faversham, Gentleman.
   He does not want to be buried in the church or churchyard at Luddenham but at any other parish.
   To his nephews and nieces, Edward Gates, Elizabeth Langford, Mary Pope and Ann Hills, children of his late sister, Elizabeth Gates, 100 each; to nephews and nieces, Elizabeth, Sarah, Henry and John Cobb, children of his late brother, Henry, 100 each; to brother, Thomas, 20 guineas, so Thomas can "make himself merry with his friends and acquaintances".
   To niece, Maria Cobb, daughter of Thomas Cobb, 1 shilling; to nephew, Thomas Cobb, son of brother Thomas, 100; to nephews, John, Augustine, William, Henry and Law Kemp, children of his sister, Mary, 1 shilling each; to Elizabeth Creed, daughter of Elizabeth Creed, who is his housekeeper, 100.
   Residue of ready money, invested money, plate, linen, china, household goods, furniture, clothes, horses, cattle, husbandry tackle and implements, personal estate and effects, after his debts, legacies, funeral and probate costs are paid, to nephews, Edward Gates and John Cobb, (latter son of brother, John), equally shared, they are his executors.
   Witnesses: John T. Barling, Philip Duly and William Barnes.
   Proved 1st January 1780

COBB see WILLIAMS

COLE see CASLOCKE

COLE see HAYWARD

COLES see ANDERSON

48.   Ledger , with brass border and brass plate, engraved figure of Richard Colwell and 2 wives, with 2 sons and 3 daughters, East of South Door, South Aisle. Missing parts from Cozens, 1793

On margin of ledger
[Of your charitie pray for the souls of] RICHARD COLWELL
which died Mayer of Feversh'm the xii day of June
in the yea[r of our Lord God [1535] [         ]
[             ] AGNES and AGNES his wyves on whos soules
and all crysten soules God have mercy Amen

Brass plate on ledger
"Whoso him bethought inwardly and oft
how hard it were to flitt from bed unto pitt,
frome pytt unto payn, that nev'r shall ceasse certayn,
he wold not do on synn, all ye world to winne"

CORNE see WILLIAMS

CRAYFORD see SPRAGLINE

49.   Brass plate, with Regimental Badges, on alabaster tablet, south Wall of Chancel

In loving memory of
THOMAS LATYMER CROSSE, B.A.
Captain 7th Bn. The Border Regiment
killed in action at Fricourt July 3rd 1916 aged 27 years
Also of
ROBERT GRANT CROSSE
Lieut. 7th Bn. Royal West Kent Regiment
died of wounds at Trones Wood July 14th 1916 aged 22 years
sons of the Vicar of Faversham and Mrs CROSSE
"In the Lord I put my trust"

CRUX see SOUTHOUSE

50.   White, oval marble , with Arms, South Wall, South Transept


MARKE CULLEN 1679

This Monument was
erected by JOHN GILLOW
Gent., out of humble respect
& Gratitude to the memory
of MARKE CULLEN Jurate of
this Towne whose body
is interred under a large
stone near this wall
A. D. 1679

Noncupative Canterbury Court Will Dated 2nd November 1678
Mark Cullen, late of Faversham, Gentleman. (This will was spoken, and not signed by Cullen)
   He gives to Mark Cullen, his son, all his goods, chattels and personal estate, and desires him to pay John Gillow, 100, the remaining part of the marriage portion John Gillow, was to have with Mary, daughter of the testator. Son, Mark Cullen, is executor. His wife had a jointure and no specific bequest is made.
   The will was spoken in the presence of the following, who signed the record as witnesses:
   Matthew Austen, Mayor of Faversham, Thomas Knowler, Wool Draper and Jacob Lane, Gentleman.
   Sarah Hayward, widow, was also present but did not sign the document.

Affidavit, 8th November 1678, Austen, Knowler and Lane sworn under oath to the truth of the will.
   Proved 7th January 1678 (1679)

DAND see WINSOR

51.   Ledger, Centre Aisle, North Transept

This stone was laid in memory of Mrs
JANE DAY a maiden of good parentage
who dyed in the faith of Christ the 24th
day of January 1684 * aged 25 yeares

*1685

52.   Ledger, West Aisle, North Transept

Here lies interd six children
of WILLIAM DAY Gent & MARY
his wife viz KATHERINE, ROBERT,
KATHERINE, MARY & JOHN (twins)
and KATHERINE [               ] died
Aprill ye 24th [                                ] year
The last died Sept ye 7 [16]91 aged
4 years & a half being children
of great hopes, the other 4 died
in their first year in memory
of whom this ston was layd
May 1692

53.   Ledger, East Aisle, North Transept, partly covered by seating

Here [ lieth the ]
Body of XTIAN the wife
of WILLIAM DAY Junr who
died Novemb 17th 1708
aged 26 years

54.   Ledger, by North Wall, North Transept

Mr WM DAY Senr deceas'd
Sepr the 1st MDCCXXVI in the
LXXVI year of his age
Here lieth added to ye number
of her worthy relations MARY
the wife of Mr WILLIAM DAY
Physition and sometime Mayor
of this town She was the eldest
daughter of Mr ROBERT KN
OWLER
of Brogdale a Gentle
woman of exemplary virtues
a serious Christian a loving
wife a tender mother and an
obliging friend who deceased
Octr ye 26th 1698 in ye 47th yeare
of her age
Here also lieth MARY daughter
of WILLIAM & MARY DAY who
departed this life May the first 1721 aged 32 years

William Day was Mayor of Faversham in 1691

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 14th January 1724 (1725)
William Day
He is in indifferent health of body.
He desires to be buried in the grave of his first wife.
   To his son, William, who is his executor, his dwelling house, on the east side of Court Street, Faversham, all his personal estate and real estate, except that mentioned later. Also to William, his wood near Bysing Wood and his farm called, "Nashes", in Luddenham and Davington, occupied by William Bass, also his hop ground and oast.
   To son, Robert Day 100, to be paid out of his hop ground and paid in 10 portions every 6 months for 5 years, if Robert dies before this legacy is fully paid, then the heirs of his body to have the remainder.
   To sister, Elizabeth Stephens, 5 guineas; to kinswoman, Elizabeth Read, 2 guineas; to kinsman, William Elvy, 2 guineas; to William Elvy's sister, Elizabeth, a "broad piece" (gold ?); to cousin, Peter Elvy, of Dartmouth, 1 guinea. Paid only if these people are living at time of his death.
   Residue of real and personal estate, to son William.
   Witnesses: Robert Knowler, H. Knowler and Ann Derosatt?
   Proved 25th February 1726 (1727)

55.   Ledger, South West Corner, South Transept

ANTHONY DEALE sometime
Mayor died the 23rd
day of May 1604 and ANNA
his only daughter and
heir the 5th of Septem
ber in the same year

Mayor of Faversham in 1598

Canterbury Court Will Dated 27th January 1601 (1602)
(The script of this will is rather cramped and not too clear, so I apologise for any misreadings)
Anthony Deale
To the poor of Faversham, 6 13s 4d; to his servant, William Shobury, 5, as a reward for his service, to every other servant with him at his death, 6 shillings each.
   To Katherine Bachellor, daughter of his sister Agnes and Christopher Bachellor, 20 at 21 years of age or day of marriage, if earlier. To brother (in law?) John Woodds, the best  ?  beast or gelding that he has at his death. The brother Myles Deale, his great silver  ?   ring. 20 acres of land in a field called Great Brogdale ?, and 6 acres in a field called Preston Bothoyd ?, in Preston and Faversham, he holds by a demise made by Christopher Clew?, Gentleman? and Frances Gyles and all such interest as he has in the land at his death, to John Upton, son of his wife; his lease and interest he has in the Parsonage of Stone, to Walter Upton, his wife's son. A lease of a barn ?, and land in Ospringe and Faversham, granted to him by the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury?, to his wife, Alice, for life. After her death, to Elizabeth Upton, his wife's daughter, his wife will leave this lease to Elizabeth in her will.
   After his debts and legacies are paid, the rest of his goods and chattels, not otherwise bequeathed, go to his wife, she is his executor.
   All his lands and property to his wife until the lawful heirs of his body are 18.
   His real estate in Elmstead and Faversham, to his wife for life, after her death, to the lawful heirs of his body, in default of heirs, his wife to have the latter property and in Wye, Godmersham and Burmarsh, paying to his sister, Mary wife of Thomas Finch, Gentleman, an annuity of 6 ?s 4d, out of his real estate, for life, also to pay his sister, Amy wife of Christopher Burgesse an annuity of 4 for life, out of the above property. If he dies with no lawful heirs of his body, his wife to pay his sister    ?    Finch, an annuity of 53 shillings and 4 pence, for life, from the property. If he dies with no lawful heirs of his body, his real estate in Elmstead, Wye, Godmersham and Burmarsh, after his wife's death, to wife's death, to his brother, Myles and his lawful heirs, for ever, he paying the several annuities. His real estate in Faversham, after the death of his wife, if he dies without lawful heirs of his body, to brother Myles and his lawful heirs, in default of such heirs, then to John Upton, his wife's son and his heirs, for ever. If John dies leaving no heirs, then to the testator's own right heirs, for ever.
   Witnesses: Thomas Jylgl[    ]rd?, John Upton and Ingram Woollett

56.   Ledger in South Aisle, from Cozens, not found

In memory of SAMUEL DEALE of this
Town Carpenter and sometime School
Master who died Octo 29th 1720 in th
40th year of his age and left issue 3 sons
viz. SAML, THO and DANL.

57.   Ledger in Chancel, Inscription around margins

West                        Here lieth the Body of                                          
North     WILLIAM DICONSON of Faversham Gent who deceased
ye 12th of September
East                                                                1637 aged 34 yeares He
South        had issue by JOANE his wife three sons & two daughters

58.   White marble tablet, shaped as a Sarcophagus, North wall of Sacrarium

In memory of
the Rev JOSHUA DIX B. D.
18 years Vicar if this parish
and 23 years Master of the Free Grammar School
who died the 15th August 1832 aged 56 years
This monument
was erected by several of his parishioners
as a tribute of respect
for his piety and virtue

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 10th June 1817
Joshua Dix, Clerk.
To his wife, Elizabeth, for life, all his real estate, household goods, furniture, plate, linen, china, money, invested money in Public Stocks, etc., all personal estate and effects, after his debts, funeral and probate costs are paid. After her death, then to his children already born or to be born, equally divided, for ever.
   His wife, his brother, Edward, Captain in the Royal Navy and friend, Robert Bliss of Oxford, Gentleman, are executors.
   Witnesses: Thomas Solly and Robert Daniel Cullen
  
Proved 5th September 1832. Edward Dix is the only surviving executor.

DONALD see LAWES

59.   Brass plaque, under stained glass window, North Wall, North Aisle

In memory of GERALD DONNE born April
ix MDCCCLXVI died May iii MDCCCLXXI

60.  Metal plaque, South Wall of Sacrarium

This window is erected
to the memory of MILDRED the
beloved wife of C. E. DONNE, M. A.
Vicar of Faversham who died
on Easter Eve 1876 aged 33
"Ad mortem fidelis"

61.   Inscription in stained glass window, East End, North Wall, North Transept

As a memorial to the Vicariate of the
Reverend CHARLES EDWARD DONNE, M. A.
from 1866 to 1900 this window was erected
by the trustees of HATCHE's Charity 1901

62.   Brass plate under the above

In memory of CHARLES EDWARD DONNE, M.A.
Vicar of this parish from 1866 to 1900
born May 21st 1832 died April 8th 1907
buried at Welborne, Norfolk RIP Ps LXI, verse III
This brass is erected by his sorrowing widow

63.   Small oval marble tablet, with Arms, South Wall, South Aisle

In memory of
ANN DOWDING
of London, Spinster
who died
the 13th of October 1781
aged 23 years

64.   Brass plate, North West pillar of Choir, Transeptal crossing.

To the glory of God
and in pious memory of
WILLIAM HENRY DRAKE
for 33 years Organist & Choirmaster
of this church who entered into
rest 28th Dec 1916 aged 82 years
This tablet is erected by his pupils and friends
"Laitatus est"
(A list of organists follows)

65.   White marble monument, on black base, figure of a female soul rises through clouds to the eye of God. South West wall, Nave


SARAH DRAYSON 1818

On the north side of this churchyard
are deposited the remains of
SARAH
wife of CHARLES DRAYSON of this Town
who departed this life
the 2nd of June 1818
aged 67 years
Also of the above named CHARLES DRAYSON
who died the 31st of December
1830
aged 80 years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 30th January 1828
Charles Drayson the Elder, Gentleman.
Appoints his four sons, William of Waltham Abbey, Clerk of Works, John of Sittingbourne, Coal Merchant, Richard of Sittingbourne, Coal Merchant and Charles of Faversham, executors.
   His debts, funeral and probate costs to be first paid. To son, William, 15 houses or cottages, with land, in West Street, Faversham, on south side, called "Drayson's Square", occupied by Edward Watson and others, also houses on the north side of West Street, and land, occupied by John Little, under a lease, all to William, for ever, provided he pays a mortgage of 300 and pays brothers, John and Richard, 198 13s 4d, each, within 12 months of his death.
To son, Charles, his house and land, including wharf land on north side of West Street, occupied by son Charles, for ever, subject to the mortgage charge of 1,000; to sons John and Richard, 198 13s 4d, to be paid by son Charles; to son John, his house on south side of Sittingbourne High Street, occupied by son John, for ever; to son Richard, 3 houses and land on south side of West Street, occupied by Joseph Fairbrass, Widow Elliott and Julius Rayner, for ever.
   Residue of real estate and ready money, invested money, debts, household goods and implements, plate, linen, glass, china, goods, chattels, personal estate and effects to his sons, equally shared.
   Witnesses: H. G. Shepherd, Solicitor, Faversham, Major T. ? Irish and John B. Hogben, his clerks.
   Proved 22nd December 1831. Son Charles is a Builder, power reserved to 3 other sons.

66.   Ledger, eroded, near pulpit, Transeptal Crossing

Here lieth interred the Body
of Capt. JAMES DUFAY who
departed [this life] ye 18th April
1729 i[n his] [              ]y first year
And [also the] body
of [ his sister? MARY] who
departed [this life [   ] October] 1738

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 30th January 1728 (1729)
James Dufay of London.
   100 to godson, Matthew Andrews, with interest at 21 years of age. If he dies before he is 21, this legacy to his mother.
   He gives, after his debts, funeral and probate costs are paid, the remainder of his estate to his 3 sisters, Judith and Mary Dufay and Eleanor Le Rouce, that is, one third to Judith, one third to children of Eleanor and one third to Mary. If one or two of his sister die before him, then her legacy to her children, if no children, then to the survivor/survivors, equally shared. If they leave no heirs, then the estate to sisters, Susanna Grueber and Martha Andrews, in equal shares, if one is dead, to the children of the deceased and the other half to surviving sister. If one dies with no heirs, her share to the survivor.
   Andrew Giraud and Charles La Parte are executors.
   Witnesses: Henry Andrews and Stephen Everard
  
Proved 3rd June 1729

DUHOLMEL see ALLEN

DYER see ALDERSLEY

67.   Ledger, North West of Lectern, Nave Crossing

Here lyeth interr'd the Body of
JOSEPH EASLEY of this town
who departed this life the 28th
of Decem 1688 aged 63 yeares
and also BENNET EASLEY
his widow who dyed ye 17th of
Novem 1706 aged 63 yeares
Here also lyeth in ye 2nd grave
on the left hand the bodyes
of JOHN EASLEY son of JOS
EASLEY
who dyed ye 5th of Nov
1693 aged 20 yeares
and JOHN AYERS Hoyman
of this Town who dyed the 14th
of Novem 1705 aged 41 yeares
and close to the
South side of ye pillar next
this stone at ye foot lyeth the
body of MARY ASHLEY who
dyed ye 25th of Novem 1706
aged 25 yeares & 9 months

68.   Inscription in stained glass window, West Wall, South Transept

To the Glory of God
and in Honour of the
Patroness of this parish
The gift of
CLARENCE EDWARDS of
Sydney, Australia in
memory of his parents
ALFRED MOTHERSHAW EDWARDS born at
Norwich 1840 died 1911
& EMMELINE LANGRUM EDWARDS
born 1846 died 1932 and of
his eldest son ALFRED STAPLEY
EDWARDS
born 1904 died 1945

"Hail thou that art highly favoured the Lord is with thee,
Thou shalt call his name Jesus for he shall save his people,
They presented unto him gifts, gold, frankincense & myrrh,
I have brought him to Jerusalem & presented him unto the Lord,
The Lord raiseth them that are bowed down,
See ye where there is any sorrow like unto my sorrow"

69.   Ledger, part eroded, some of text from Cozens, North Aisle by North door

Beneath this stone are interred
the Bodies of
THOMAS ELVY late of this
Town, Grocer and MARY his wife
who was the daughter of
JOHN TOKER late of Stuppington
within the liberties of the city of
Canterbury and BENNET his
wife, both deceased
He departed this life ye 5th day of May
1737 in the 38th year of his age
and she died ye 17th day of Sepr. 1762
aged 59 years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 13th September 1733
Thomas Elvy of Ospringe, Grocer.
   To his father, Robert Elvy, 5 shillings; to his brother, Tunnard Elvy of Milton, Butcher, 1 shilling; to his wife, Mary, his house and lands in West Street, Faversham and in Ospringe, occupied by Richard Daniel, also 4 houses and grounds in West Street, lately bought from David Turner, Gentleman. Now occupied by John Rayner, Thomas Fillmer, William Drury and Thomas Knowler and all other land and houses, for ever.
Residue of goods, chattels and personal estate, after payment of his debts, funeral and probate costs, to wife, Mary, she is his executor.
   Witnesses: Richard Jenkin, Charles Elvy and John Sabine
  
Proved 4th July 1737

70.   Monument on East Wall, North Transept

Sacred to the Memory of
STEPHEN EVERARD of this Town M.L.
No less experienced in his profession than in
his practise just
a person in whom all the distinguishing virtues that
could adorn a good man were eminent
He dyed the 17th of January 1738 * aged 76
To the Memory of MARY EVERARD
relict of the above STEPHEN EVERARD
who was a good wife most kind relation
and in her affection showed a tenderness and regard
equal to a parent's love
She was charitable and her alms were extensive
as the distribution of then private
nor less studious than delighted in doing any good
as her many liberal acts to objects in distress can testify
She was a kind mistress to her family
Few words can scarce express her deserving charms
being a pattern that may be imitated
bur not easily equalled
After a tedious indisposition endued with
great resignation she dyed an example of
patience and piety on the 19th day of December 1757
aged 76
MARY EVERARD the daughter of JAMES LAWSON
and THOMAZIN his wife
and niece of the above STEPHEN & MARY EVERARD
is here interred who died at the age of eight months
Feb 26th 1741

* The year is 1739 in the modern calendar

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 22nd October 1736
Stephen Everard, Physician.
His debts to be paid as soon as possible.
   He releases all housekeepers who owe him money for medicine who because of poverty do not pay the Church or Poor Rates.
   To his wife, Mary, all his real estate in Faversham, Davington, Nuneham, Brabourne, Bonnington, Chilham, Molash and Sheldwich, for her lifetime. She to pay an annuity of 40 to his brother William of Dover, for his lifetime. If his wife dies before his brother he charges the above estate with the payment of the annuity. Also to brother William, 50. He holds a moiety or half share of too houses in Dover in Beging Street, this to brother William, for ever.
   To John Sturges, Wheeler, late of Boughton, his house and land in Boughton, for ever, also 300, 100 within a year of his death, and 200 within two years, this money to enable him to set up in trade. To George Gillett, Cooper, son of Daniel Gillett of Faversham, two houses in Oare, with land belonging, for ever, also 50. He forgives whatever book debt he is owed from John Springate of Faversham, Thread Twister. To his two nieces, Thomazin and Mary Petman daughters of brother (in law ?) John, 10 each; to old servant, Thomas Blaxland , Senior of Faversham, 20.
   After the death of his wife, he charges his land at Davington with an annuity of 10 to be paid to such Protestant Dissenting Minister and his successors who are settled in Faversham to preach the word of God. If any do nor live in Faversham for 6 months or there is no Minister, then the bequest is void. He has given his wife property in the several parishes, before mentioned, of this, after his wife's death, his property in Nuneham, Chilham, Molash and Sheldwich to John Sturges , for life. After his death to his lawful issue, in default, then to George Gillett, son of Daniel, for ever.
His property in Faversham, Davington , Brabourne and Bonnington, after his wife's death, to niece Thomazin Petman, for life and then to her lawful issue, in default, then to her sister Mary, for life and then to her lawful issue, in default, then to John Sturges and George Gillett, equally shared, for ever.
   He has interests in the the old and new stock of the South Sea Company, which he gives to his wife, for ever. Residue of personal estate, money, rings, jewels, linen and plate, to his wife, she is his executor. Any legatee disturbing his wife as executor, will lose their legacy, before given.
   Witnesses: John Solly, Thomas Solly and John Mead
  
Proved 27th February 1738 (1739)

EVERARD see LAWSON

71.   Large standing monument in architectural frame, with recumbent figure in armour and lesser figures, East Wall, North Transept


EDWARD FAGG


EDWARD FAGG

EDWARD FAGG Armiger
Acaemia Canta brigiensi acvmine ingenii literarum profectu
speque futura clarus In exteris regionibus tum mores tum leges
observando maximo prudentiae incremento judicium auxit Cum ANNA
THEOBALD
THOMAE NEVISON de Eastry Armig relicta vitam iucunde
peramanterque traduxit ex qua fili filiasque suscepit duas
vidvatum tandem ab Anno cicicxciiii studio laudabill negotiis
gravioribus traduxit Admodum prudens suis perbenignus omnibus
hospitalis. Anno aetat suae lviii senium confecit Anno Dom ciciccxviii
Memoriae sacrum
MARIA et ANNA filliae haeredes superstites
in honorem tanti partris moestae posverunt

(EDWARD FAGG, Esquire, student of the University of Cambridge, well
known for his clarity of thought, proficiency of learning and future
promise. By his observations of both laws and customs abroad,
he enlarged his understanding with considerable richness of
learning . He passed his life agreeably and most happily with
ANNE daughter of THEOBALD NEVISON, Esquire of Eastry and by
her had a son and two daughters. At length in widowed
state, he passed his time from the year 1594 in laudable study and
weighty business, at once wise, kind to his friends and hospitable
to all. He died in the 58th year of his age in the year of the Lord,
1618. Sacred to the memory of such a man, his sorrowing
daughters and surviving heiresses, MARY and ANNE, have erected
this in his honour)

               Middle pilaster 
ANNA THEOBALD RICHARDI  
THEOBALD de Seale apud 
Cantianos Armigeri 
filia primo THOMAE  
NEVISON de Eastry 
Armig despensate 
decima suscepta 
prole propter summas
animae corporisque
dotes maternamque
suavitatem hanc
mervit commemorationem
          Right hand panel
MICHAEL FAGG Militiae
ergo ad provintias
unitas profectus
honorem quaerens mortem
invenit immaturam et in
civitate Ultraiactensi
manet sepultus

FENNER see SMITH

72.   Ledger, with matrix for an effigy, missing in 1790, and brass plate Once in South Aisle, now lost, from Cozens

Hic Jacet AGNETA quondam uxor JOHANNIS FEVERSHAM
que obiit 16th die Septembris Ao D'mni MCCCC
XXVIII cujus anime propicietur Deus Amen

John Feversham was Mayor in 1422

73.   Ledger, with Arms, very eroded, top half hidden by seating, East Aisle, North Transept.

CHRISTOPHORUS jacet hic ANNA cum conjuge FINCHUS
Oppiduli Majopr qui quarter hujus erat
Obiit praetor quartus
Feb 1st 1607
[Amborum s]unt haec insignia prisca pa[rentum]
[Qui simul ]hac tristi contumula[ntur humo]
[Obi]it ANNA mater post
part octav 1st Sept 1592
[Parentibus opt. Posuit MARCUS filiorum minimus]

Christopher Finch or Fynche, was Mayor in 1573 ?, 78, 97 and 1607

FINCH see HALES

FITZJAMES see Norton

74.   Ledger, Nave, Transeptal Crossing

MARY
daughter of CARELESS and
MARY FRANKLIN died 29th January
1774 aged 25 years
Also MARY the wife of
CARELESS FRANKLIN
who died
the 29th December 1779
aged 69 years
Also ELIZABETH daughter
of CARELESS and MARY FRANKLIN
died the 7th of March 1788 Aet 34

75.   Ledger, near lectern, Transept Crossing

Here lyeth the Body of
MARY FRIEND widow who
dyed ye 16th of October 1662
leaving issue one daughter
ELIZABETH
Here lyeth the Body of
STEPHEN LONG, Gent
who closed a well spent life
the 20th day of Feby 1756
in the 74th year of his age
Leaving issue one daughter
MARY the wife of
EDWARD JACOB one of the
Jurats of this Town
EDWARD JACOB
died the 26th of November
1788 aged 75
MARY his wife died the 7th of
March 1803 aged 80
MARY daughter of the above
EDWARD and MARY JACOB
died [the] 3rd of September 1840
aged 80 years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 11th October 1782
Edward Jacob the Elder, Esquire.
   All his real estate to his wife, Mary, for life, after her death, the real estate, including his mansion called Lorenden, otherwise, Caudes?, and 2 newly erected cottages, barn, stable, yards, orchards, several pieces of land, arable, meadow, pasture and wood, about 54 acres, in Ospringe and all other real estate in Ospringe, now or late occupied by Edward Willis, Esquire, Thomas Austin?, [        ] Jarrett and John Hawkins ? Also his house and land, on the west side of Preston Street, Faversham, in his own occupation, purchased from Richard Lushington and others. Also his share, ( the other expected after the death of his sisters, Sarah Savage, widow and Ann Jacob, spinster), of about 20 acres in Egerton, occupied by Joseph Hopkins, to his son Edward Jacob, for ever.
   After the death of his wife, Mary, his house and 40 acres in Eastchurch, Isle of Sheppey, lately occupied by Robert Hearsay and now by William Brett, which he recently purchased with another house and 4 acres , occupied by John Heathfield and William Heathfield, to daughter, Mary, for ever. After the death of his wife, all the residue of his real estate, to his 5 children, Ann wife of Thomas Bridges, Esquire, Edward Jacob, Mary Jacob, Stephen Long Jacob and John Jacob, equally shared, for ever.
   His house and grounds on the west side of Preston Street, lately occupied by William Hills, now by Sarah Mawhood, widow, held on a lease, formerly held by William Hills, from the Mayor, Jurats and Commonality of Faversham, all his moveables, rights and interests in the land, to his wife, Mary. His land and garden adjoining land called Bowling Green, on the west side of his dwelling house, which has been given to son Edward, held by lease from the Corporation of Faversham, to his wife, for life, after her death, to son Edward for term left on the lease. Also to son Edward, his large silver cup presented to him by the Corporation of Faversham and all stock in trade, bottles, gallipots, drawers    ?    of his shop and other utensils of his business and all his drugs and medicines and surgical instruments, medical, surgical, anatomy and botanical ? books and all debts owed to the business, either on his account or the joint account with son Edward. Son Edward to pay within a year after his death, 100 into his personal estate, for his mother?
   In case of a dispute between son Edward and his mother, his good friend, Reverend Stephen Barrett of Hothfield to take the trouble of overseeing and organising his library and give his opinion which books come under the above descriptions and desires his wife and son to abide by that opinion.
   Residue of goods, chattels, ready money, debts due on mortgage, bonds, bills, arrears of rent, the 100 to be paid by son Edward, (above), personal estate and effects, after payment of debts, funeral and probate costs, to wife, Mary.
   By several Deeds of Settlement he has divided his estate and property in the best manner and equal proportions for the future benefit of all his children at 21 years of age, he confirms this settlement.
   Witnesses: Effield Buck, John Giraud and Joseph Solly
  
Proved 4th February 1789

Edward Jacob was a Surgeon and Mayor in 1749, 54 and 65. He was author of "The History of the Town and Port of Faversham", 1774

76.   Ledger, very eroded, Centre Aisle, North Transept

Here lieth the Body
of JAMES FURY
who died January
26th? 1730 aged 65 years

GATTEN see SANDS

77.   Ledger, first lines hidden by carpet; from Cozens. Chancel

[ANTHONY GIBBS
died Sept 22nd 1721
aged 31 years
Also MARY GIBBS and ]
PAUL GIBBS children of the
said Mr ANTHONY GIBBS
by ELIZABETH his wife
MARY died the 7th of September 1721
aged 2 years and 3 months
PAUL died the 17th of Sept 1721
aged 3 months Here also lyes ELIZABETH
wife of the abovementioned
ANTHONY GIBBS who died July
the 3rd 1740 aged 43 years

78.   Ledger, South Chancel

In Hopes of a Joyful Resurrection
Here lieth the Body of
Mr THOMAS GIBBS who departed
this life at his house at Sole Street
in Selling the 5th of August 1743
in the 77th year of his age, he was
many years an eminent Surgeon
and practitioner of Physick at
Faversham and had been four
times Mayor of that antient
Corporation
Under ye great stone on ye right
hand lyeth ye Body of SUSAN the
wife of Mr GEORGE SMITH of this
Town and daughter of the said
THOMAS GIBBS who died ye 30th of
Sept 1721
As also JOHN SMITH son of GEORGE
and SUSAN SMITH who died ye 15th of
Sepr. 1719 aged 5 years

Thomas Gibbs was Mayor in 1697, 1704, 10 and 15

Canterbury Court Will dated 23rd June 1737
Thomas Gibbs, of Sole Street, Selling, Gentleman.
His debts to be paid as son as possible.
   To nephew, Thomas Gibbs, of London, Apothecary, his capital house, known as Sole Street, in Selling, and all the buildings and land belonging.
   Also several pieces of land called [         ] Cut of about 9 acres in Faversham, occupied by John Porton, William Hills, William Drayson and Thomas Kemp; also his 2 cherry gardens of about 8 acres, lately occupied by William Simmonds and [           ], for ever; also to nephew Thomas Gibbs and son in law, George Smith of Faversham, Gentleman, his house, with outhouse, yards, garden and orchard on east side of Abbey Street, Faversham, now or late occupied by Stephen Bax, Gentleman, in trust, to lay out the rents towards the maintenance and education of Thomas Gibbs, eldest son of his nephew, Henry Gibbs, late of Faversham, Surgeon, or any other purpose they think will benefit Thomas, until he is 21. When he is 21, he inherits the house, for ever. If he dies before he is 21, then the income to be laid out for the benefit of his brother, Paul Gibbs until he is 21. If he lives to 21, then the house goes to him, for ever; if he dies before 21, then the income to the benefit of his sister Ann Gibbs until she is 21, when the house will be hers, but if she dies before then, the house to her father, Paul, for ever.
   To his cousin, Susanna Tipp, widow, of Faversham, his house in Middle Row, occupied by her; to Elizabeth Smith, daughter of his cousin, Margaret Smith, widow of Faversham, his house in Middle Row, Faversham, occupied by Margaret Vachery ?, widow, for ever.
   To cousin, Thomas Tipp, late of Milton, next Sittingbourne, Shipwright, his house in Middle Street, Faversham, occupied by George Willson, for ever; to his servant maid, Mary Hunt, spinster, his house, oasthouse and garden in West Street, Faversham, occupied by Anne Castle and Vincent Williams, for ever, also 50; to Susanna, Elizabeth and Ann Chambers daughters of his niece, Susanna Chambers, late of Selling, now of Canterbury, widow, 100 each; to his man servant, Henry Hunt, and his sister in law, Anne Castle, 10 each.
   Residue of his goods, chattels, ready money, rights, credits and personal estate, not already given, after his debts, legacies, funeral and probate costs are paid, to nephew Thomas Gibbs of London and his niece, Susanna Chambers, equally shared. He appoints the latter two, executors.
   Witnesses: Robert Lott, Walter Jones and James Morgan
  
Proved 10th ? August 1743

On the 26th of November 1791, administration granted to Thomas Gibbs Hilton, the administrator of the estate of Susanna Chamber, who did not administer the estate of Thomas Gibbs, the other executor, Thomas Gibbs died leaving part of the estate not administered, value of these goods, 20

79.   Ledger, next to pulpit, Transeptal Crossing

Here lies the Body of ANN
wife of JOHN GILBERT of this
Town, Tanner, She died 30th May
1743 aged 67 years
Here also lieth the Body of the
above said JOHN GILBERT
of this Town, Tanner, He died 22nd
of April 1746
aged 67 years

GILLOW see Cullen

GLOWES see STEVENS

80.   Brass plaque with Regimental Arms, South Wall, South Aisle

In Memory
of
my Dear Husband
Batty. Serg-Major C. J. GODFREY
1/1 Kent Heavy Battery R.G. A.
who died of wounds in France
January 14th 1917
Aged 37

81.   Marble Tablet, with mourning female, South Wall, Chancel

Sacred to the Memory of
CHRISTIAN
the Wife of Lieutenant General GOSSELIN
who departed this life 14th October 1824 aged 58
also of their beloved daughter
CAROLINE
who departed this life 18th May 1826 aged 26
whose remains are deposited
in this chancel
also of General GOSSELIN
who departed this life 11th June 1859 aged 90
whose remains are deposited on the south side of this chancel

82.   Ledger, partly covered by choir stalls, Chancel

[                               ]
[               ] CHRISTIAN the Wife of
Major General GOSSELL (sic)
who departed this life
14th October 1824 aged 59 yrs
also the remains of CAROLINE
their youngest daughter
who departed this life
on the 18th May 1826
aged 26 yrs

83.   Ledger, Narthex, West End of Nave

Hear lyeth the body of MARY
GREENSTREET
late Wife of ROBART
GREENSTREET
Gentleman and for
merly Wife of THOMAS BEAUTY
of this Town Shee departed this
life ye 19tyh of March 1679 in the
[   ] yeare of her age

GREENSTREET see VARHAM

84.   Ledger, part hidden under seating, Centre Aisle, South Transept

Here lieth ye Body of
FRANCIS GRUEBER
who was born ye 26th of
January 1690
& departed
this life September
the 13th
1703
Here also lies interred
the Body of
FRANCIS GRUEBER
of this Town, Gent who
departed this life the
1st day of April 1717 Aged
37 years He left issue by
MARY his wife 6 children
5 sons and 1 daughter
[                                            ]

85.   Brass plate, with Arms, on Ledger, North side of Chancel

To the Memory of EDWARD HALES Gent
here interr'd of this Town twice Mayor
& Captain of ye Select Band onely son
of EDWARD HALES of Chilham in Kent
Gent by MARTHA sister of Sr CHARLES
HALES
Kt wch EDWARD married BENNET daughter
of CLEMENT FINCH of Grove-Hurst in ye
same county Gent by whom he had issue
five sons & seaven daughters and died
Xth of January Ao D'ni 1634 aged
about 52 yeares and wedded about 31

Edward Hales was Mayor in 1630 and 31

86.   White marble monument with Arms and Crest, East Wall, North Transept

Sacred to the Memory of
MARY the Wife of the Revd RICHARD HALKE Vicar of this parish
who died the 23rd of December 1800 aged 55 years
Also SUSANNA HALKE widow, mother of the above RICHARD HALKE
who died the 1st of April 1799 aged 78 years
Also three sons and two daughters of the said
RICHARD HALKE and MARY his Wife, namely, RICHARD who died the 8th of
                                                                                                              October 1776
aged 1 year buried at Ospringe, MARY who died the 8th of March 1788
                                                                                               aged 5 years
SUSANNA who died the 1st of November 1782 aged 11 years
EDWARD who died at Clarendon in Jamaica the 1st of June 1794
                                                                                   aged 18 years
and CHARLES who died the 8th of August 1804 aged 20 years
                                                  aged 20 years, one day excepted
Also to the said RICHARD HALKE 36 years Vicar of this parish
and late Rector of Badlesmere with Leaveland in this County who died
                                           the 13th of December 1813 aged 70 years
Likewise FRANCES the Wife of the Revd JAMES HALKE Vicar of Selling
only surviving son of the above named RICHARD and MARY HALKE
She died the 18th of May 1815 aged 23 years

HARDING see BATTERSBEE

87.   Two Brass plates, one with half of an effigy, one on a Ledger in the Nave, now on North West pillar, Transeptal Crossing, North Aisle

Hic jacet ROGERUS HARRYSON quondam isti' ville pistor ac ALICIA
et ALEONORA uxo' ejus qui quidem ROGERUS obiit XI die Novembr
Anno D'ni mill' imo CCCCXCVI quor' animabus propiciet' De' Amen

88.   Large Ledger with brass effigies and Arms, inscription around edges, Transeptal Crossing, Nave

West Side 

North Side



East Side

South Side 

Under this stone lyethe buryed the body of HENRY HATCHE
Merchant Adventurer
late of this Town and Liberty of Faversham Jurat and one of
the Barons of the fyve Ports whyche was during his lyffe a
greate benefactor of this church and to the town
Whych HENRY dep'ted the Xth day of
May in the yere of our Lord a MCCCCCXXXIII and also
here lyethe the body of JOHAN
the wyfe of the said HENRY HATCHE which JOHAN departed the
[   ] day of [        ] in the year of our Lord God a MCCCCC[LXXIV]
on whose souls Jesu have M'ci Amen

  From Jacob's History of Faversham....
"Mr HENRY HATCH, merchant adventurer, and a Jurat of this Town, by his will dated the sixth of May , twenty fifth of Henry VIII, gave, after the Decease of his wife, several estates in Kent and Sussex to the Mayor, Jurats and Commonality of Faversham, and their successors for ever, requiring them to obtain license of mortmain, and appropriating the rents and profits thereof to the use and maintenance of the haven and creek of the said Town, and of the ornaments of the parish church of the said Town.
   Shortly after his decease, the Corporation in pursuance of his intentions, obtained the license, which cost two hundred pounds; presently after this his heirs at law commenced a suit against his widow, which terminated in her favour: some few years after this suit was ended, another was commenced by his widow against the Corporation, to deprive them of this valuable legacy, she wickedly producing , and even inrolling in the ecclesiastical court, a forged will, because, as it appeared by evidence in the cause, the Corporation would not consent to grant a lease of twenty one years , at the rate of forty pounds a year, to commence from the time of her decease to her relation.
   This suit lasted a great number of years in the ecclesiastical court and in chancery, so that the expense of procuring the mortmain, with the interest thereof for thirty years, and of the law suits, in the whole, amounted unto upwards of three hundred pounds more than the full value of the estate bequeathed upon a fair estimation. The means used to support this great and continual expense by the Corporation were, the divesting themselves of almost all their estates, consisting of many houses, and several parcels of land, and when the money arising from thence was exhausted, the whole town was affected several times, with an agreement to repay the individuals on recovering the estates; so much at heart to obtain them had the whole community, that but few, after compleating their wishes, claimed a return of what they had lent to support the cause: and to the perpetual credit of the Corporation itself, I dare vouch from a careful enquiry, that it never repaid itself any part of the losses it had sustained in the prosecution of these long and expensive suits; that body all along seem to have conceived that so useful a charity would answer all the necessity of having an estate of their own, which must in some degree have been appropriated to the same purpose.
   The commendable stand the members of the Corporation then made, hath been of infinite advantage to this town and parish by enabling them, as the estates have improved in value, to benefit the town, church, and creek, fully to the extensive intentions of the excellent donor. These estates, when they came into the hands of the Corporation in 1574, on the death of Mr Hatch's widow, were let at sixty six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence a year; at this time (1774), they amount to upwards of two hundred and fifty pounds.
   Although the account of this charity may appear too long for some, yet it is too short a one for the sufficient applause which is due both to the generous donor, and his faithful legatees; nevertheless let me add, that the large marble, inlayed with brass, that covers his remains, was so commodiously situated as not to require, when the late alterations were made in the church, any moving as others did, so that his ashes, and even the common earth which covered them, were undisturbed, and the said stone is still very conspicuous at the middle entrance into the south aisle or transept."

HATCHE see DONNE

89.   Ledger, inscription around margin, part covered by seating, West Nave Crossing

Heere lyeth ye Body of THOMAS
HAWARD
of Faversham Gent who dese[                          ]
[                                                               ]
[                         ] his wife 2 sonnes

90.   Ledger with brass effigies, Haywarde in Mayoral robes and 2 brass plates, one with 3 sons and 3 daughters, Nave, Transeptal Crossing.

Here lyeth buried the Body of JOHN
HAYWARDE sometime Mayor of this Town
who deceased the fourth of September 1610
and married ANNA COLE daughter and
coheir of THOMAS COLE and had by her
issue 3 sons & 3 daughters of wch. WILLIAM
the eldest was likewise here buried
the 29th of July in the same year

John Haywarde was Mayor in 1605

Noncupative Canterbury Court Will Dated 3rd August 1610
John Haywarde, Gentleman.
   This will began by being dictated to William Weddingham, who started to write it down but he seemed to struggle with writing and it was soon abandoned. It seems the will was written out in a better hand later from memory, three witnesses endorsed it.

Haywarde is sick in body and desires to be buried in Faversham church.
   To his daughters, Alice and Dorothy, all his land bought from Mr. Bell or Beale?, at Leysdown, Isle of Sheppey, called South Marsh, for ever.
   If his son Thomas, when he is 21, shall pay his sisters, 500, he will have the land, for ever. aid servant, Elizabeth Halle?, 5. Haywarde died before he could say any more. To son Steven, his house in Harty and B...... ?, in Sheppey, with land belonging and 3 little houses about the house and his house at Oare, called "Pleasante" [       ] and it's land, for ever.
   To son Thomas, rest of real estate, not already given. His wife, Ann ?, to have the profits or occupation of his lands and houses (                obscure                 )
   To his wife all his chattels,         ?         , debts owed ?; she is his executor and is to pay his debts.
   To the poor of Faversham, 5; to m
   Witnesses: Marks of .... Martyn Cole, Elizabeth Hall, Margery Harris and signature of Thomas Weddingham

91.   Ledger once in South Aisle, now hidden ? From Cozens

Death hath added to the ornament
of this place the worthy memorial of SAMUEL
HAYWARD
Gentleman sometime Jurat of
this Town and once Mayor He married
ELIZABETH the daughter and sole heir of
WILLIAM LEMON of the Isle of Graine
Gent and had by her issue one son &
two daughters WILLIAM, ALICE & ABI
GAIL
the which ELIZABETH he buried &
took again to wife BARBARIE daughter
of JOHN CASLOCKE of this Town Gent &
had issue by her only one son named JOHN
He departed this life the 17th of Aprill 1633

Samuel Hayward was Mayor in 1624

Canterbury Court Will Dated 28th November 1632
Samuel Hayward, Jurat.
He is weak in body.
Eldest son William is executor. He is to pay all his father's debts.
To John Philips, Vicar of Faversham, 20 shillings; to the poor of Favrsham, 20 shillings; to the poor of St. Thomas Isle of Sheppey, (Harty), 20 shillings.
To Barbara , his wife, all her clothes, rings, jewels and trinkets, beds, bedstead and furniture belonging in the best house chamber, 6 pairs of sheets, 2 of the best, 2 of middle sort and 2 of the   ?   sort, 6 dozen table napkins, 2 of the best, 2 of middle sort and 2 of the   ?   sort, 3 table clothes, 3 towels, 3    ?    cupboard clothes and 6 pillow cases and half      ?       bedsteddle in the hall chamber, which the maid lies in and bedding belonging, the middle silver salt seller with 6 of best silver spoons, he desires her to be content with this small portion of his goods    ?      ?      ?
(he has probably already settled property upon her).
   To his two daughters Alice Caslocke and Abigail Caslocke, 20 each,   ?      ?      ? out of his lands, (annuities ?).
Residue of goods and chattels, after debts, legacies, funeral and probate costs, to son William.
Executor to sell house or farm and land in Minster, Isle of Sheppey, occupied by (    ?    ), towards payments of his debts.
   To youngest son, John, an annuity of 10, from his farm called Willows? And from his house and land occupied by John Brayton and out of a field called Broadgrave ? And from Kibourne Marsh and his half share of Great Kibourne Marsh, also from Fyners at Harty Isle of Sheppey, during the life of his mother. After her death, to son John, his farm called Willowes and land belonging occupied by William C........way?, and farm occupied by John Brayton and marsh occupied by Richard L................ ?, called Willowes and 3 acres of land occupied by Steven Bachelor, for ever.
   All his other real estate to son William, for ever.
   Witnesses: Nicholas Ady and Leonard ( ? )
   Proved 20th ? June 1633

HAYWARD see SOUTHOUSE

92.   White marble tablet on black base, forming obelisk, with Arms, North West wall of Nave


RICHARD HAZARD 1784

IN THE FAMILY VAULT
ON THE NORTH SIDE
OF THIS CHURCHYARD
ARE DEPOSITED THE REMAINS OF
RICHARD HAZARD Esq., F.R.S.
WHO DIED THE 21st OF SEPTEMBER1784
AGED 73 YEARS

MARY HAZARD
SISTER OF THE ABOVE
DIED THE 9th OF JUNE 1727
AGED 10 YEARS

93.   Ledger, partly hidden under seating, South Aisle

Here lyeth inter[red the body ]
of ELIZABETH Wife [of JARVIS ]
HEELAR of this [town]
Hee was ye only [                 ]
THOMAS BEWTYE of [              ]
[Pr]eston, Councillor [              ]
She departed this [life ye 7th of ]
November Anno [ 1682 ]
aged 40 yeares
Here also lyeth [the body ]
of ELIZA[BETH] [                      ]
JARVES [ 5th September 1683]
[aged 9 years]

HENMAN see KNOWLER

94.   Ledger, Transeptal Crossing, Nave

In Memory
of the Reverend THOMAS HERVE who
for several years with fidelity
discharged the duty
of a Pastor
in the Royal French Protestant Chappel
at St. James
Born A.D. 1684
Deceased 1769
And also ELIZABETH his dearly beloved Wife
who died the 28th of February 1765
aged 66 years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 20th January 1768
(Translated from the French at Doctors' Commons, September 28th 1769)
Thomas Herve
His debts and funeral costs to be first paid.
   To daughter, Jane Elizabeth Giraud, 25, also all moveables and plate. To Mary Magdalene Giraud, his grand daughter, 50 at 21 years of age; to grandson, William Thomas Giraud and    ?    , his silver watch, which his mother will give to him when he is of age to make use of it. Reverend Frederick Giraud is his executor.
   Witnesses: William Adams and Joseph Solly
  
Proved 3rd October 1769

HEYMAN see BODE

95.   Brass plate on North West pillar Nave Arcade

Here lyeth Buried the Bodye of
WILLIAM HILLS who dyed in that
yeare he was Mayor of this
Town he had issue by KATHERINE
his wife 7 sonns and 7 daughters
He departed this life the 26th of
March 1651 aged 46 years

HILL see JOACHIM

96.   Brass plate below stained glass window, South Wall, South Aisle

This window is erected in Memory of
CHARLES JONES HILTON who died August 19th 1866
Aged 56 by his sons PHILIP and ERNEST

97.   Brass on Ledger, once in Nave. From Cozens

His jacet DIONESIA quondam uxor JOHANIS HOLME unius
Clericorum in Banco serenissimi principis D'm'ni nostri
HENRICI septimi que quidem DIONESIA obiit III die mensis
Martii Anno D' m' ni MCCCCXCVII cujus anime propicietur Deus Amen

HORNE see BODE

HUSSEY see NORTON

98.   White marble tablet, with Arms, West Wall, North Aisle

In a vault on the North side of this Churchyard lyeth
the Body of Mr RICHARD ISLES late Citizen and Sailmaker of
London who by his last will dated 22nd of June 1721 gave twenty
shillings p ann to the Minister of this Parish for the time being
for ever to preach a funeral sermon on the 11th of Feb in every
year To the Clarke for his services that day 5 shillings
To the poor of the parish on that day in 2d and 3d bread 10 (shillings) to be dis
tributed by the Church Wardens & Overseers to the poor And to the
Sexton on that day 20 (shillings) on condition that he scape and wash
the tomb and oyle the iron-work round it with two quarts of oyl at
his own charge twice a year viz in March and September And the
said yearly summs to be paid out of his estate at Feversham called
King'sfield lands
And after the death of JOHN MAJOR and ELIZABETH his now
wife of Feversham, RALPH VEAR and JOAN his now wife of Allhal
lows Barking and ISAAC MORSE and his now wife of St
Catherine's near the Tower London the said lands are charged
with 3 several annuities of yearly summs of five pounds for ever
to be paid without any deductions on the 29th of September and 25th of
March to three poor Fishermen of Feversham commonly called
Druggers and Freemen of Harty shore as do not take alms of the
parish and as shall be thought the fittest objects of charity by
the Mayor and Churchwardens for the time being and the person
that shall be in possession of the said estate And if either of such
poor men when chosen shall have a wife who shall survive her
husband then she shall be paid the same annuity for her life and as
the lives shall drop others to be chosen so that there be always a
succession of three persons to receive the said three several annuities
of five pounds per annum

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 22nd June 1721
Richard Isles, of Tower Hill, London, Sail Maker and Citizen and Pewterer of London.
Desires to be buried in his vault at Faversham, where, he also desires that his wife will be buried. His body to be carried to Faversham in a 6 oar barge , if the weather permits, if not then in a hoy or smack belonging to Faversham.
His debts and funeral costs to be first paid, from his personal estate.
To wife, Elizabeth, , the Manor or Lordship of East Hall in Evinison?, Tong, Bapchild and Settenbun (Sittingbourne ?), with all lands and profits, also the dwelling house,    ?    , and oasthouse, adjoining, occupied by Mr Barts, and land called Kingsfield, Faversham, of about 34 acres and three parcels of land adjoining, occupied by John Simmons, Robert Read, John Clark and Isaac Sharley, als a leasehold house on Tower Hill occupied by Thomas Andrews, also his freehold and leasehold estate, elsewhere, for her lifetime. She also to have all plate, household goods, linen, furniture and 1,000 and 105 to buy a coach or chariot and pair of good horses and suitable furniture belonging. She also to have his stock in the Company of Merchants heading for the South Seas and to parts of America; also 6,000 in Lottery Annuities and South Sea stock, for her lifetime. She is to pay from the South Sea stock the several annuities which he directs to be paid after her death. If his wife, within 6 months after his death, sets up a coach and horses, she shall not receive any further dividends from the South Sea stock.
   What he has given his wife should be in full satisfaction of her Dower Rights; she is to release to his executors any interest she may have in his personal estate by custom of the City of London, but if she refuses, then his bequest to her is void.
   To grandson, Richard Isles, after the death of his wife, Kingsfield and land, occupied by Simmons, Read, Clark and Sharley, for ever, subject to the payment of bequests to the Minister of Faversham, of 20 shillings per annum, for ever, to preach a funeral service, on the 11th of February, for ever and 5 shillings to the Clerk, for ever, and to the poor, 10 shillings in 2d and 3d bread, to be distributed every 11th February, for ever.
   To John Major and Elizabeth, his wife, of Faversham, an annuity of 5 for their lifetimes; to Ralph Vear and his wife, Joan, of Allhallows, Barking, an annuity of 5 for their lifetimes; to Isaac Morse of and his wife, of St Catherine's, near the Tower of London, an annuity of 5 for their lifetimes.
   To the Sexton of Faversham, for ever, 20 shillings per annum, paid on the 11th or 12th of February, on condition, that every March and September, he washes, cleans and scrapes the iron with which his vault and tomb is enclosed, and to oil the iron with 2 quarts of oil. If he neglects or refuses then the annuity will not be paid for that year.
  He appoints, grandson, Richard Isles, or other person in receipt of the lands, to, every June, in every third year cause the ironwork to be painted.
   After the deaths of John and Elizabeth Major, Ralph and Joan Vear and Isaaac Morse and his wife, the 5 annuities to be paid to three poor fishermen, of Faversham, called Druggers and Freemen of Harty Shore and their wives, judged to be worthy of charity by the Mayor and Churchwardens of Faversham.
   After the death of his wife, to Mr John Brady?, of Lombard Street, London, Goldsmith and his son Nathaniel, 4,000, part of the South Sea Stock, upon trust; they to receive interest from this sum, for the benefit of his grandchildren Richard, John, Elizabeth and Ann Isles, children of his late son, John; each are to have 1,000 of the stock transferred to them at the ages of 21 for the boys and 18 for the girls; trustees to invest 200 of the interest for the improvement of their fortunes.
   To son in law, Thomas Hazard, after the death of testator's wife, 3,000 of the South Sea Stock, he is to receive the interest, for the benefit of grandchildren, Richard, Elizabeth and Mary Hazard, children of Thomas and Elizabeth Hazard, (his daughter), this to be equally divided and given to Richard at 21 years of age and to Elizabeth and Mary at 18 years of age. Hazard to invest 200 interest for their benefit, as before. To daughter in law, Elizabeth Isles, 100 in golden guineas; he forgives and releases niece, Bennett Connisbey, all debts which she owes him and gives her 800; he forgives and releases his sister, Elizabeth Ames, all debts she owes him and gives her 400; to kinsman, Thomas Ames, 150 and forgives him any debts owed; to niece Sarah Ames, 200; to Sarah, daughter of Elizabeth Hewett, 50; to kinswoman, Mercy Gander, 10 for mourning and to kinsman, George Isles, his wife and son, George, 10 each.
   He forgives kinsman, William Mears of Boughton, near Faversham, all arrears of rent and interest owed on bond; also to William Mears, his land in Boughton, about 3 acres, for ever.
   To Robert Clenton, 10 for mourning; to "brother" , John Brady? and his son Nathaniel, 100 each for their trouble as executors and trustees and 10 each for them and their wives for mourning.
   To Sir George Cordwell and his lady, 10 each for mourning; to William Bush, 10 for a ring; to Reverend Sheffell, 5 to be distributed by him to the poor of the congregation of which he is the Pastor, as he thinks fit; to Robert Clenton, 5 for the poor of the Dissenting Congregation at Faversham, as he and the Minister think fit; to the Churchwardens of Faversham, 3 to be distributed to the poor of the parish, who usually attend the church services but do not receive alms, no one to have less than 2 shillings and none more than 5 shillings.
   To the Dissenting Minister, living at Faversham at the time of his death, and to Mr Sheffell, Reverend Robert Braggs, Mr Price, Mr Thomas Bredbury?, and Mr Grove?, a ring of 20 shillings value; and to Roger Hazard, Elizabeth Dunning and John Dodson, a ring of like value.
To John Morton, 5 for a ring; to John Welles, Attorney at Lawson Dowgate Hill, 1 guinea for a ring; to Elizabeth [           ], widow, whose maiden name was Smiley, and was his fellow servant about 50 years ago, 5; to Henry Oseland, a student in Divinity, under the Reverend Rigely, 5; to each of his servants, with him at his death, 5 each for mourning.
   His legacies to the poor to be recorded in plain and large letters on white marble in a convenient place in the church by his executors, "for the better preserving of my said gifts for the said poor".
   To son in law, Thomas Hazard and daughter, Elizabeth, after the death of his wife, the Manor and Lordship of East Hall and Tonge and all of the [           ], for their lifetimes and, after their deaths, to his grandchildren, Richard, Elizabeth and Mary Hazard, for ever, equally shared. His personal estate, after his debts, legacies and funeral charges are paid, to son in law, Thomas Hazard and his wife, Elizabeth, they are executors.
   Witnesses: John Morton, Thomas Boddington, John Welles and Thomas Foxley, Junior
   Proved 30th? June 1721

99.   Square tablet in floor, near South Wall, South Transept

MARIA fillia
EDWDI et MARGARETAE JACOB
nat nov [                         ]
denat Jan [                        ]

100.   White marble, with Arms, on black base, South Wall, South Aisle


EDWARD JACOB 1788

In Memory of
EDWARD JACOB Esq F.S.A.
A native of the City of Canterbury
but long an inhabitant of this Town
and a zealous promoter of it's welfare
Exemplary through life in the discharge
of every relative and social duty
he died sincerely lamented
Nov 26th 1788 aged 75
By his first wife, MARGARET daughter
of JOHN RIGDEN of Canterbury Esq
he left no issue
By his second wife MARY only daughter
of STEPHEN LONG of Sandwich Esq
he had eleven children
six died in their infancy
and five survived him
Viz EDWARD, STEPHEN LONG, JOHN. ANN,
(married THOMAS BRIDGES of St Nicholas in Thanet Esq)
and MARY
Also of the above MARY
second wife of EDWARD JACOB Esq
Who closed a well spent life
with cheerful resignation to her Maker
March 7th 1803 Aged 80

See Friend Ledger for Edward Jacob's Will and other Notes

101.   White marble monument, with Arms, West Wall, South Transept

Sacred to the Memory of
EDWARD JACOB Esq
eldest son of EDWARD JACOB Esq F.A.S.
And a native of this Town
where for many years he successfully and honourably pursued
the medical profession
Retiring from public practise
he passed the remaining 30 years of his life
in active Christian benevolence
beloved and respected for the urbanity of his manners
and the integrity of his character
He departed "in peace" on the 27th of Jany 1839
in the 83rd year of his age
his remains , by his own desire, being deposited at Ospringe
where a tablet is erected to his memory
"We have peace with God, through our Lord Jesus Christ" Rom V1
"Blessed are the dead which died in the Lord: Yea, saith the Spirit,
that they may rest from their labours and their works do follow them"
Rev XIV 13
This monument is erected by his nephews and nieces
in token of their grateful affection

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 28th January 1834
Edward Jacob, Gentleman
Appoints friends, Henry Wreight of Faversham, Gentleman, Francis Giraud of Faversham, Surgeon and Philip Whittington Jacob of Rochester, Surgeon, executors, to each of them, 20 for mourning. To his sisters, Ann Bridges, widow and Mary Jacob, spinster and his brothers, Stephen Long Jacob and John Jacob, 20 each for mourning.
   To friend, John Thomas Giraud of Faversham, Surgeon and Mary, his wife, and to Eleanor Sarah Giraud, Mary wife of Charles Browning, Jane Elizabeth Giraud and Herbert John Giraud, 4 of the children of John Thomas Giraud, also to William Chapman Morgan of Faversham, Gentleman, 10 each for mourning.
To Major Andrew Long and godson, Frederick Edward Long, 10 each. To Mary Ann Long, spinster, his silver ? basket, given to him by her late mother, Mary; also 100 and to her 3 sisters, Sarah Long, Eliza, wife of Major Stephen Long and Louisa, wife of Thomas Maynard, Esquire, 50, each. To kinswoman, Mary Bathurst of Sittingbourne, widow, 50; to his servants, with him at his death, 20 each, as well as wages due to Edward Bush and his wife, 10; to the servant living at Cades, as Bailiff, at time of his death, 10; to Henry Fox, Carpenter, living in one of the cottages at Cades, 10.
   Rings to the value of 2 guineas each, in memory of him, to, friends, Henry Wreight, John Thomas Giraud, John Le Grand of Canterbury, Gentleman, and neighbours, Martha Buck and Susanna Wreight, spinsters, Robert Bingley of the Royal Mint, Esquire and Sarah his wife.
   The silver cup presented by the Corporation of Faversham to his father and the gold medal presented to him by the Society for Promoting the Arts and Science, to nephew, Philip Whittington Jacob, desiring him to keep it in the family as a memorial to the respected memory of his grandfather. His gold watch and seals , key and all trinkets, to nephew, Edward Jacob, son of his brother, John. His medical, surgical, anatomical and botanical books to nephew, Philip Jacob. All other books, to nephew, Thomas Bridges, D.D., President of Corpus Christi College, Oxford. To sister, Mary Jacob, part of his plate and furniture, she may choose. All his real estate, to his executors, upon trust, within a year of his death, they are to sell, provided that Elizabeth Stockless, widow, continues as tenant of the house and land at Luddenham, for life, at a rent of 21 per annum.
   His goods, chattels, ready money, debts owed, personal estate and effects not before bequeathed, to his trustees, to sell; they to pay his debts, legacies, funeral and probate costs. Residuary money to all his nephews and nieces and children of his late niece, Mary Ann wife of Reverend Godfrey Faucett, and issue of all other nephews and nieces, who may died before him, equally shared.
   Witnesses: William Jefferys, Junior, Attorney of Faversham, Charles Tucker and William Molyneux, Clerks to Messrs Jefferys and Morgan, Solicitors, Faversham.
   Proved 11th March 1839

102.   Marble tablet, South Wall, South Aisle

Sacred to the Memory of MARY JACOB
who peacefully closed a life of active Christian
benevolence in this Town Sept 3rd 1840 aged 79
Also of JOHN JACOB
who died in Guernsey Feb 21st 1840 aged 74
youngest son and daughter of the late EDWARD JACOB Esq F.A.S.
Also of ANNA MARIA
daughter of the late GEORGE LEGRAND of Canterbury Esq
and wife of the above JOHN JACOB
who died in Guernsey Jan 31st 1832 aged 63
These equally distinguished for pure and undefiled religion
all died in faith: Heb 11. 13
"If we be dead with Christ, we believe that we shall
also live with him" Rom 6. 8

JACOB see FRIEND

103.   Oval white tablet on black base, North Wall, North Aisle


JOSEPH JOACHIM 1804

In Memory of
JOSEPH JOACHIM
one of the Jurats of this Town
died the 13th of November 1804
aged 50 years
Also
ELIZABETH his wife
who departed this life
the 20th of March 1803
aged 42 years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 22nd October 1804
Joseph Joachim of Ospringe, in Faversham, Grocer.
   Appoints Thomas Bennett of Faversham, Esquire and Richard Harman of Borden, Yeoman, executors. They to have 2 each for a ring.
   The house he lives in at Ospringe, at Faversham, on north side of West Street and the adjoining 4 small houses and on west side of North Lane, to his executors, upon trust, for his son John and his lawful issue, in default of such heirs, then to his daughter, Catherine and her lawful issue, in default, then to his brother, John, for life and after his death, in trust, for nephews and nieces, Edward, Frederick and Sophia Joachim, children of his his late brother, Thomas, and their lawful heirs equally shared, in default of heirs, then in trust, for his own right heirs.
   If his trustees think it is in the benefit of his son and daughter, they can sell the above property before son John is 21. To his trustees, 800, upon trust, to be placed out at interest in Public Funds or secure real estate and interest for benefit of daughter, Catherine, when she is 25 the 800 to be transferred to her.
   To nephew Edward Joachim, son of brother Thomas, 100 at 25 years of age, if Edward dies before he is 25, the 100 will go into testator's personal estate.
   Residue of money, goods, chattels, stock in trade and personal estate and effects, after payment of his debts, funeral and probate costs, to his trustees, upon trust, they to sell all not consisting of money and invest proceeds in Public Funds, in trust for his two children. The fund to be equally divided between them at 25 years of age, in meantime the interest to be used for their benefit. If his children die before they are 25, leaving lawful issue, then these children to inherit equally shared, at 25 years of age; if they leave no lawful issue, then upon trust, to pay interest to brother John, for life, after his death, upon trust, to pay capital to Edward, Frederick and Sophia Joachim, at 25 years of age.
   Executors can, if they think it is proper to use up to 500 to help son, John in business and advancement in the world, once he is 21.
   Witnesses: George Beckett ?, James Tappenden and Thomas Watson ?

Codicil 27th October 1804
In addition to the 500 to help son John in business and advancement, when he is 21, executors can use their discretion to increase this to 1,000. He appoints executors as guardians to his children while they are minors.
   Witnesses: James Tappenden and Thomas Watson?
   Proved 4th December 1804

104.   White marble tablet, South Wall, South Aisle


JOHN CHAPMAN JOACHIM 1822

In Memory of
JOHN CHAPMAN JOACHIM Esq
son of JOSEPH and ELIZABETH JOACHIM
who died the 4th of November 1822
aged 33 years
Also of Mrs CATHERINE HILL his sister
who died the 25th of November 1807
aged 24 years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 13th February 1821
John Chapman Joachim, late of "Shelve", Lenham, now of Chancery Lane, Middlesex, Gentleman.
All his debts, funeral and probate costs to be first paid.
   He desires to be buried in the family vault in Faversham church and a tablet erected to his memory and that of his late sister, Catherine Hill, similar to one already erected in memory of his parents.
   All his real estate, subject to payment of his debts, funeral and probate costs and legacies, if personal estate not sufficient, to Edward Augustus Joachim of Faversham and also his stocks, funds, money, mortgages, securities and personal estate, upon trust, to sell enough to make up a fund of 4,000, which he will invest and pay interest, from time to time, to Ann Ivatts, formerly of Aylesbury for her support, for life. After her death, the 4,000 to be divided equally between Edward Augustus and Frederick Chapman Joachim. Also to Frederick, 2,000, upon trust, this sum to be paid to such person as appointed by Sophia Mary Tyler, sister of Frederick, as trustee or trustees, and interest to be paid to Sophia Tyler, for life. After her death, the 2,000 to be equally divided between her children, in best manner for their maintenance and education. To Edward Augustus Joachim, his goods and chattels, for ever. To John Thurston and Christopher Daniel Hayes, his executors, 200 out of first money they receive, provided they prove his will, also the residue of his stock funds, money, mortgages, securities, goods and chattels, for ever. Also to them real estate held in trust, by him, according to the several trusts.
   Witnesses: Thomas Ralfe, Stock Broker, Stock Exchange and Richard Hillary, Clerk to Mr Ralfe and T. Naverstone, Junior, Attorney, Cranbrook

Codicil 26th September 1822
He now resides at 19 East Street, Middlesex. He appoints Thomas Ralfe of 44 Tokenhouse Yard, executor, with Christopher Daniel Hayes, John Thurston has died since will was executed, he gives Ralfe, 200 for his trouble.
   Witnesses: William Knight , W.T. Knight, both of Lothbury, Gentlemen and Francis Thurstone of "Shelve", Kent.
   Proved 21st November 1822

105.   Brass Cross and Plinth on red marble, North Wall, North Aisle

To the Dear Memory of
FREDERIC JOHNSON
Solicitor
who entered into rest May 23rd 1903
aged 56 years
For over 30 years he took an active part in the
public life of the Borough of Faversham. He was
a Justice of the Peace and Guardian of the Poor,
a Councillor and Alderman for 29 years, Mayor in
1879 and 1883 and Member of the Kent County Council
from its formation to the time of his death.
"I look for the Resurrection of the Dead and the Life of the World to come"

106.   White marble tablet, South Wall, South Aisle


MICHAEL JONES 1713

Near this Place lie the Remains of
MICHAEL JONES Mayor of this Town in 1713
who died 4th May 1715 aged 61 leaving issue 3
sons, ISAAC & MICHAEL (here interred) & HENRY.
ISAAC (Mayor in 1723, 1735 & 1745) died 30th
June 1756 aged 68 leaving 3 daughters MARY,
ELIZABETH & ANNE. MICHAEL who ordered this
Monument to be erected had 5 children, ELIZ:
ISAAC, MICHAEL, JAMES and MICHAEL, all of
whom he survived. His Disposition was
Benevolent; and his Kindness to the
necessitous conspicuous. Having been
21 Years Chamberlain & 50 Years a Member
of this Corporation he died respected &
regretted 11th Augt. 1774 at the age of 79

Canterbury Court Will Dated 2nd May 1715
Michael Jones, Hoyman and Jurat of Faversham.
He is sick.
   To wife Mary, 10 immediately after his death and an annuity of 25 shillings for life; also 1,220, as arranged by deed before their marriage, in lieu of her Dower Rights or from his third part of several properties in Beer Cart Lane, Canterbury. Before their marriage, she engaged , at her death, to leave his children, 100. If she shall happen to have [money?] left spare , he leaves it to her to leave the sum, in proportions she decides to his children.
   To son Isaac, 5 for a suit of mourning, he is already provided for. To grandchildren, Mary and Nicholas Jones, 20 each, this money is due to him by son, Isaac, by agreement before his marriage. Before his (Isaac's) daughter Anne's marriage with Henry Tanner, he agreed to give her 100 and 50 has been paid. Henry and Anne have had several household goods from him, on condition that Henry Tanner permits grandson, Michael Tanner, to have 50, the residue of the 100, in that case, he gives Michael that sum within 18 months after his death. To son, Michael, 200, to son Henry, 200 and his third part of one house in Beer Cart Lane, Canterbury, for ever; testator is entitled to this property on the death?, of Widow Monds?, he bought this from his sister, Copper; one other third part, to son Henry, by right of testator's late wife Jane, after the death of Widow Monds.
   If there is any surplus left in his personal estate, after payment of his debts, legacies and funeral costs, the sons, Henry and Michael to equally share it. If there is not enough in his personal estate to pay legacies, then sons Henry and Michael to make up the shortfall from their cash legacies.
   A sermon is to be preached at his funeral and the text is to be from the 9th verse of the 27th Psalm.
   He gives 40 shillings to buy bread, to be distributed to the poor, within 2 days of his death. He appoints good friend, Henry Knowler of Faversham, Carpenter and John Kennett of Luddenham, Yeoman, executors, and gives them, for their trouble, 5 each. He appoints Isaac Terry of Faversham, Overseer of the will, to assist executors. Terry is also Guardian and Tutor of sons, Henry and Michael, while they are minors. To wife, Mary, all household goods, chattels and linen, she brought with her when they married.
   Witnesses: William Day, Junior, George Fowler and Walter ? Jones
  
Proved 4th January 1715 (1716)

107.   Ledger, part hidden by seating, Western Nave Crossing

[                        ]
[MARY JONES]
[February 1722]
[ISAAC JONES ]
[                          ]
day 1724/5 buried Feb ye
26th day 1724/5
Here also lyeth ELIZTH.
The wife of Mr ISAAC
JONES
of this Town, Jurat
and mother of the above
said five children She
died the 7th day of January
1728 aged 40 yeares
and leaving issue three
children viz MARY
ELIZABETH
and ANN
ISAAC JONES Juratt died
30th June 1756 aged
68 years
Also ANN JONES his
daughter died 26th February1757 aged 30 years

108.   Ledger, part missing, Narthex

[ MICHAEL JONES ? ]
[died May 1715 ]
[                          ]
of MARY [    ] third wife of the
aforementioned MICHAEL JONES who
died April the 23rd 1729 aged
73 years

109.   Ledger, partly covered by seating, Central Aisle, South Transept

Sacred to the Memory of
Mr JOHN JONES
of this Town who died on the 11th of
July 1753
aged 42 years
likewise Mrs FRANCES JONES
died the 27th of January 1780

110.   Ledger, Western Nave Crossing

Mr HENRY JONES
died the 19th of May 1806
Aet 79

111.   Plaque on oak pew board, near South Door, South Aisle

The Curtain was given by
her Sister and her Friend
in Memory of
GWENDOLEN BERTHA JONES
B. 1903 D. 1963
A Faithful Worshipper in this Church.

KEELER see SIMPSON

KEIGWIN see SMITH

KEMP see CASLOCKE

112.   Ledger and Brass, formerly in North Transept, From Cozens

Hic jacet ALINANORA que fuit uxor JOH'IS KNOTTE civis
et pistoris London que obiit die mens jilii Anno
d'ni Mill'o CCCCXX cuius a'i'e p'picietur Deus Amen

113.   Ledger, part hidden by seating

On margins of ledger:

He[re lyeth ye Body] of JOHN
KNOWLER
who was sometoime Maior of this To[wn]
[                                                                   ]
[                ] ARD and THOMAS and alsoe 3 daughters SARAH
SUSAN and PLEASE He lived till
his age of 67 yeares and died the 19th of May [1640]

Main part of ledger:

Nr here lyeth interred ye Body of
JOHN KNOWLER Jurat eldest
son of JOHN KNOWLER Jurat
here before interred He was
three times Mayor of this Town
and had 14 children and
left surviving only 3 daug
hters ELIZABETH, SUSANA and
MARY He departed this life
the 24th of April in ye year
of Our Lord 1676 aged 80
years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 15th May 1640
John Knowler, Jurat.
He is sick and weak.
   To the poor of Faversham, 40 shillings; to brother, William, 20 shillings to buy a ring; to daughter, Sarah, 10; to daughter, Susan, wife of Robert Fox of Maidstone, 10.
   To Robert Knowler, his natural son, 200, and to Thomas Knowler, his natural son, 600, 300 within one year of his death and 300 within two years. To Mark, Thomas and Edward Preston, sons of John Preston, 100 each, at 21 years of age. To Elizabeth Joy, daughter of Robert Joy the Younger of Maidstone, 40 at 21 years of age, also 40 each to her brothers, John and Robert at 21 years.
   His real estate in Whitstable and Seasalter, to natural son, Edward, for ever. If Edward dies heirless, then to sons, John, Robert and Thomas and their male heirs, lawfully begotten. To eldest son John, his farm, called Scot's Place, Ospringe, occupied by John Hall and woodland belonging bought from John    ?    Gentleman, for ever.
   Also to son John, his dwelling house and 3 ? adjoining houses in Faversham, for ever. If John dies with no lawful heirs, then his legacy to his brothers, Robert, Edward and Thomas.
   He appoints son John, executor. Residue of goods, chattels, bills and bonds, after his debts, legacies and funeral costs are paid, to son John.
   Witnesses: John Caslocke and James Bourne
  
Proved 13th June 1640

Canterbury Court Will Dated 2nd December 1675
John Knowler, Gentleman.
To the poor of Faversham, 3.
   To son in law, Mark Cullen, husband of eldest daughter, Elizabeth, 50; to son in law, Philip Butler of Faversham, Mariner, husband of youngest daughter Mary, 50. To grandchildren, Katherine and John Ashby, children of John Ashby and Susan, his second daughter, 20 each at 21 years of age; to grandchild, Mary, daughter of youngest son, Abraham, deceased, 20 at 20 years of age; to grandson, John son of Robert Knowler, his eldest son, of Brogdale, deceased, his dwelling house and 2 houses, occupied by John Pennifield and [                ] on east side of Abbey Street, Faversham, for ever, also all his houses and land in Littlebourne and Wickham, occupied by Henry Glover and others, for ever, he paying the following annuities : 10 per annum to testator's daughter, Mary Butler, for life, which he secured for her upon her marriage by deed; 10 per annum, for life, to daughter, Susan Ashby, Susan also gets his house and land in Throwley, occupied by Bartholomew Thurston. After her death, this property to her children, Katherine and John, equally shared, for ever. His son Abraham, at time of his death, left one daughter, Mary and by his will requested testator to take care of her and manage her estate, until she is 20 years old, he now appoints grandson John Knowler to be her guardian and pay money assigned for her education, not exceeding 30 per annum. He desires her grandfather, Mr Huffam of Littlebourne, and daughters, Elizabeth Cullen and Mary Butler, with the consent of their husbands, to look after his grand daughter and see that she is brought up in the Fear of God. He gives them full power to call to account her guardian, John Knowler and to receive toe 30 for her her education, and if he refuses, to distrain her estate to make the payment. To each of his grandchildren, 20 shillings.
   Residue of goods, chattels, rights, credits and personal estate, after his debts, legacies and funeral costs are paid, to grandson John Knowler, requesting him to perform his responsibilities to the upmost.
   Witnesses: John Pennifield and Vincent Williams?
   Proved 18th May 1676

114.   Ledger, once in South Transept?, from Cozens

Here lyeth buried the
Body of MARY wife of
JOHN KNOWLER one of the
Jurats of this Towne
who died the 21st of
February Anno 1661
Aetatis 59 She was
eldest daughter of
FRANCIS PORDAGE by
ELIZABETH his first wife
one of the daughters of
JOHN CASLOCK one of
the Jurates of this Towne
who died Anno Di 1613

115.   Ledger, part under Altar, South Chancel

Here lieth the Body of
ABRAHAM KNOWLER son of
Master JOHN KNOWLER of
this Towne who departed this
life the twenty third of October
aged 31 years and in the
year of our for ever Blessed
Lord and Saviour Jesus
Christ 1672

Under this stone [             ]
the remains [                  ]
Mrs RUTH LUKYN [        ]
ROBERT LUKYN [              ]
this Town who [ died August ]
the 26th 1793 aged [ 62 years ]

116.   Ledger, under Organ, North Chancel ? From Cozens

Here lieth interred the Body of ROBERT
KNOWLER
Gent eldest son of JOHN KNOWLER
Gent of this Towne who had issue by
KATHERINE his wife four children
JOHN, ROBERT, MARY and KATHERINE
He departed this life the 6th of June
Anno Dmni 1675 aged 47 yeares

Canterbury Court Will Dated 5th? June 1675
Robert Knowler of Brogdale, Ospringe
Desires to be buried in Faversham church.
To the poor of Ospringe, 20 shillings; to the poor of Faversham, 20 shillings.
   To eldest son, John, his house at Brogdale and land belonging, for ever. Also to John, his house and land called Moores in Luddenham, for ever, on condition that he pays his sisters, Mary and Katherine Knowler, 400 each when they are 21 or on day of marriage. In default, then the farm to be sold and the sisters to be paid their legacies from the proceeds. While they are minors, interest from the money bequeathed to go towards their maintenance and education.
   To son , Robert, his farm called Norris Court in Bapchild, and lands belonging, occupied by Charles Poole, Gentleman, in Rodmersham, Tong and Murston, for ever. To wife, Katherine, his houses and lands in Canterbury at Sellers? Friars and at Newington next Sittingbourne, for life; after her death, to son Robert, for ever.
   He appoints his wife and son John, executors. His father, John Knowler, Gentleman, is Guardian of son Robert during his minority, he requests him to receive money he has bequeathed to Robert.
   Signs will with his mark
   Witnesses: John Ashbee and Vincent Williams ?
   Proved 14th January? 1676

117.   Ledger, recorded by Cozens, as in North Aisle

ELIZABETH KNOWLER
died August 10th 1678
aged 24 years

Buried with her child, Burial Registers

118.   Ledger, eroded, West Aisle, North Transept

  Here [lieth interred] the
Body of [MARGARET the]
wife of [                ] KNOWLER
Gent [daughter of] WILLIAM
HENMAN
[                  ] Gent
She departed this life
the 1[  ] [day of]
Se[ptember in the year] of our
Lord 167[9] aged [  ]0 years
[                                     ]
[                                   ]
[Verses ?]
[                                    ]
[              ] MARY
[                                     ]

119.   Ledger Transeptal Crossing.

Here lies the Remains of
JOHN KNOWLER Esq Recorder of
the City of Canterbury and of
this Corporation who died
July the 7th 1763 aged 69 years
Universally Esteemed both for his Knowledge
of the Law and his Integrity in the practise of it
He married the daughter of JOHN RUSSELL
Gent of Hawkhurst in this County by
whom he left issue two daughters
ANN and MARY

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 6th June 1759
John Knowler, Gentleman.
   To nephew, John Tucker, Clerk (Clergyman), his farm, known as Norwood in Hearne, occupied by John Bing, also his other lands and houses, for ever. To his sister, Dorothy Tucker, 20; to nieces, Mildred, Elizabeth and Dorothy Tucker, 500 each.
   Residue of goods, chattels and personal estate, to nephew, John Tucker, who is his executor.
   Witnesses: Joseph Sawkins, Thomas Deeprose and J. L. Sawkins, Junior
   Proved 8th April 1763

120.   Ledger, West Aisle, North Transept

Here lies the Remains of
MARY KNOWLER
Relict of JOHN KNOWLER
who died the 28th January 1782
She was an example of religious
and domestic virtues and died
sincerely regretted by
her two surviving daughters

KNOWLER see BUTLER

KNOWLER see CULLEN

KNOWLER see DAY

KNOWLER see WATERMAN

121.   White marble tablet with urn, on black base, West Wall, North Transept

Sacred to the Memory of
Mrs ANN LAWES
second daughter of WILLIAM BENNETT Esq Banker
and ELIZABETH his wife formerly of this parish
widow of ROBERT DONALD Esq and subsequently
widow of VITRUVIUS LAWES Esq
Sergeant at Law
She departed this life at Southall, Middlesex
18th day of December 1855
in the 89th year of her age
Her Remains are deposited in a vault in the
churchyard and she was the last of her family
The vault is near this tablet

122.   Ledger, Chancel

Under this stone are deposited the Remains
of Mrs THOMASIN wife of
JOHN LAWSON
Gent
who departed this life
the 23rd of December 1781
aged 79 years

123.   White marble oval with urn and shield, North West Pillar, South Cancel Arcade

Near the Remains of
Doctor STEPHEN EVERARD
and MARY his wife is interred
THOMASIN wife of
JAMES LAWSON Gentleman
and niece to the said STEPHEN
and MARY EVERARD who having
endured a severe conflict with
a long and painful illness
died on the 23rd of December
1781
aged 79 years

124.   White marble tablet on grey base, with obelisk and Arms South Wall, South Chancel

To the Memory
of
JAMES LAWSON Esq
who died 11th January 1794
aged 83 years
he was formerly on of the six Clerks in Chancery
and son of Colonel LAWSON
killed in the King's service at the Battle of Preston
1715
If purity of heart and simplicity of manners
if energy of mind and steadiness of principal
if religious, moral and civil discretion
and preserve the memory of the deceas'd
he will remain
an example worthy of general imitation
but in especial honour and esteem
with the inhabitants of Favesham
to which place
by his long and constant residence
and by his numerous and friendly bequests
to the church and his neighbours
he demonstrated the firmest attachment
and seemed evidently to wish
both present and lasting prosperity

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 30th September 1793
James Lawson
Desires to be buried near his late wife.
   To Francis Lawson of Worcester, Esquire, 1,000; to Margaret Ann and Elizabeth Whatley, wife and daughter of Reverend Charles Whatley of Ceston Ingham, Hertfordshire, (Margaret is daughter of Francis Lawson), 2,000; to Abraham Cormack of Orange Court , Leicester Fields, 1,800; to Sir John Mitford of Lincoln's Inn, nephew of late friend, William Mitford, Esquire, late one of six Clerks in Chancery, 1,000; to Lawson Cormack daughter of the late John Cormack, 1,500; to Dougal Campbell, grandchild of late sister, Isabella Cormack, 1,000; to Janet Bales of Aukland, Durham, widow of John Cormack, late Master and Commander, Royal Navy, 500; to Elizabeth, wife of Kite Evans, Tea Dealer of Shadwell, an annuity of 20., for life, from his farm, called Cokette, in Davington; to Mary Botham, daughter of Michael Botham, late of Castle Street, Holborn, 200; to Robert Lukyn, the Elder, Surgeon and Apothecary of Faversham, 300; to William, son of Edward Bowman, late of Wanwith Court, Holborn, 200; to Richard Marsh, Stationer of Fleet Street, 200; to Catherine Buon, daughter of Robert Mein, Schoolmaster of Faversham Charity School, 100; to John Smith Barling of Faversham, Gentleman, 300, also his law books and bookcase; to John Shepherd, Esquire of Faversham 100; to reverend Richard Halke, Vicar of Faversham, 300; to William Wilks, brother of Edward Wilks late Storekeeper, H.M. Ordnance at Faversham, 200; to Julius Shepherd, Brewer of Faversham, 100; to Edward Smith, Parish Clerk of Faversham, 100; to Stephen Perkins, Ironmonger and Timber Merchant of Faversham, 100; to James Shepherd, son of Julius Shepherd, 100; to Mary Lawrence, if living with him at his death, 500; to each of his servants with him at his death, 50; to George Cormack, son of Abraham Cormack, 2,000; to Herbert Marsh, Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, 200; to Edward James of Faversham, Hoyman, 100; to James Plommer, Maltster and Post Master, 100; to Ann and Mary Lukyn, daughters of Robert Lukyn, 100 each; to their brother Robert, 100; to John Shepherd, Junior, 100; to William Bourne Gardiner of H.M. Gunpowder Mill, 50. His marble table to the Minister and and Churchwardens of Faversham, to be placed in the chancel. The legacies exceeding 3,000 in total to be paid from his stock in the Bank of England and South Sea Company.


The steeple paid for by Lawson's bequest, designed by Charles Beazley and
based upon Wren's design for St Dunstan in the East

The steeple of Faversham church is very decayed and ruinous, so he gives to the Minister and Churchwardens and John Shepherd, Robert Lukyn, Julius Shepherd, John Rigden, Robert Collier and Daniel Plommer, of Faversham and John Bax of Ospringe, and to his executors, 1,000 for a new steeple. He recommends a spire steeple.
   He gives his house and lands, (subject to an annuity of 150, to George Lawson eldest son of Francis Lawson of Worcester, for life), in trust to Robert Lukyn and John Smith Barling . Charles John Lawson is to receive all the rents and profits for life; after his death, then to his first son, lawfully begotten, and his heirs, in default of heirs, then to the second son and son one. In default of any heirs, then to Margaret Ann and Elizabeth Whatley, for life. After their deaths, to the heirs of their bodies, in default, then to the daughters of Charles John Lawson, equally shared.
   The house he lives in should not be let. His household goods and furniture shall not be disposed of. Residue of his personal estate, after his debts, funeral and probate costs are paid, to his nephews, Abraham Cormack and Charles John Lawson, equally shared. He appoints them, with John Smith Barling, executors.
   Witnesses: John Pidgeon?, Edward Coveney and Philip Duly
  
Proved 3rd February 1794

LAWSON see EVERARD

125.   Ledger and Brass, once in North Transept, From Cozens

Hic jacet WILL'M'S LEDES qui obiit die sabbati
ante festum om'i S'c'orum Anno dni Mill'mo
CCCCXIX
cuius Anime propicietur deus Am'

William Ledes was Mayor in 1400

126.   Ledger, partly covered by Altar, South Chancel

THOMAS LEES
ob 25th Nov 1724 aet 75
Tonsile cum Caroli cervicam caederet agmen
Heu ! Mihi nascenti vix arrisere parentes
Oxoniae postquam spirabat laetior aura
Me generosa domus Chichleii cepit alumnum
Auctum deinde gradu gemino pars provida coetus
Sanxit in hac villa pleno me jure Scholarcham
Limite vicino mihi porro credita bina est
Eurum versus abhinc ecclesia nempe laborem
Esse vice pensum voluit Deus unde soluto
Si mihi cum Christo requies sit gloria coeli

Under this stone lies the Remains of
Mrs FRANCES SIMMONDS
elder daughter of ROBERT LUKYN Sen
and relict of Mr WILLIAM SIMMONDS
late of Perry Court near this town
who departed this life the 1st of June 1793
aged 62 years
also are interred the Remains of
Mrs ELIZABETH LUKYN
daughter of ROBERT LUKYN the Elder
who died the 6th
of [                            ]
[                        ]

127.   Ledger, Chancel

Subhoc Marmora Requiescunt
Cineres THOMAS LEES
Artium Magistri Collegii
Omnium Animarum in
Academia Oxoniensi
Alumni et Recoris de
Davington et Goodnestone
Vitam cum Morte commutavit

Anno Salutis 1728
Aetatis 41

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 19th August 1728
Thomas Lees, Clerk.
He is weak.
   To John Lees of Manchester, Merchant and his son,John, all his " chief rent" or annuity, for ever, (known as a fourths annuity, chargeable on as estate called Kellis Court and Hedding Farm in Wooton, Barham and Sheppard's Well, also his dwelling house in Faversham; also his farm called Lower Amer in Milton , and all other houses and lands, for ever.
   To cousin, Ann Taylor wife of John Taylor, of Manchester, an annuity of 20 for life; to Elizabeth Hurst, with of George Hurst of Manchester, an annuity of 20 for life, these annuities not to be subject to husbands' control; to Mary Taylor daughter of John and Ann Taylor, 20 at 21 years of age; to James and Thomas Hurst, sons of George Hurst, 20 each at 21 years. His freehold estate and personal estate are charged with these annuities. All his money, goods, chattels, debts and personal estate, to John Lees, Senior and John, his son, they are executors.
   Witnesses: Stephen Bowdidge Loyd, Mary Beeching and John Jenner.
   Proved 2nd October 1728

LEGRAND see FRIEND

LEMON see HAYWARD

128.   Ledger, eroded, Transeptal Crossing

Here lyeth the Body of WILLIAM
LEWIS
Gent Deputy Victualler to the
King's Navy Roiall at Chatham he
had two wives JOAN and ELIZABETH
by ELIZABETH he had three sonnes
SAINT JOHN, WILLIAM and STEVEN he
left this life the 14th of October
1638

LONG see JACOB

LONG see FRIEND

129.   Ledger partly covered by Altar, South Chancel

In Memory of MARY wife
of ROBERT LUKYN Surgeon
she died on the 2nd of
October 1774 aged 70 years
Here also lie interred the
remains of ROBERT LUKYN
of this Town Surgeon who died
April 20th 1784 aged 82 years
Near this stone are deposited
the Remains of BROOKE eldest
son of ROBERT LUKYN the Younger and RUTH his wife
who died the 22nd of February
1788 aged 23 years
Also of 2 other sons and 1 daughter
who died in their infancy
Also the Remains of ROBERT
LUKYN
Surgeon father of the
above BROOKE LUKYN who died
April 15th 1800 aged 65 years
and of RUTH his wife who died
August 26th 1793 aged 63 years
In Memory of MARY LUKYN
daughter of the above
ROBERT and RUTH LUKYN
who died September 10th 1843
aged 73 years
And of ROBERT LUKYN
brother of the above
MARY LUKYN
who died April 28th 1845
aged 73 years
Also of ANN LUKYN sister of
the above MARY and ROBERT LUKYN
who died the 28th of January 1852
(aged 84 years)

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 31st January 1782
Robert Lukyn, the Elder, Surgeon.
Appoints his 2 daughters, Frances Simmons and Elizabeth Lukyn, executors.
   His farm called New House of about 80 acres, in Eastling, occupied by Edward Brenchley, also his farm, called Claks at Stalisfield, about 24 acres, also occupied by Brenchley, to his above 2 daughters, for life. After their deaths, then to his 4 grandchildren, Brooke, Robert, Ann and Mary Lukyn, equally shared at 21 years of age.
   Also to his daughters, the house adjoining his dwelling house in Faversham, occupied by William York, for their lives; after their deaths, to his son, Robert; his 2 houses in Lewson Street, Teynham, occupied by William Elvy and Richard Rolfe and his own house in Faversham, to son Robert. Son Robert and his family, to have, 40 for mourning and also all books, clothes, drugs and medicines, glasses, pots, bottles, counter and large mortar in the shop. To daughter, Frances, 800 stock in Old South Sea Annuities; to daughter Elizabeth, 1,100 stock in 3% Reduced Consolidated Bank Annuities; to both daughters, household goods, chattels, furniture linen, plate, china and books in their chamber, ready money, debts and personal estate, equally shared. His daughters can make use of the oak trees and other timber at Claks for repairing that farm or Newland Farm.
   Witnesses: William Trice, William York and Caleb Mathewes
  
Proved 15th May 1784

130.   Oval white marble tablet, drapery, with Arms, on grey base


ROBERT LUKYN 1845

In Memory of
ROBERT LUKYN, Esquire
an old inhabitant of this Town
and a benefactor to various charities
He departed this life
universally respected
the 28th April 1845 aged 73 years
Also of his two sisters
MARY LUKYN
who departed this life
the 10th September 1843
aged 73 years
and
ANN LUKYN
the last surviving member
of the family
who departed this life
the 28th January 1852
aged 84 years

131.   Inscription at foot of brass eagle lectern, Transeptal Crossing

To the Glory of God and in Loving Memory of WILLIAM and
JEMINA FRANCES MAILLE C.E.D.M., W.E.D.M, Easter 1899

1881 Census, of 18 Court Street, Faversham, William, a Brewery Manager

MAJOR see ISLES

132.   Ledger, Nave

Here lyes interr'd the Body of
ZACH MARRYATT Gent
who married SARAH second
daughter of P[      ]] SARAH BATEMAN
of this Town by whom he had issue
JNO, CHARLES & SARAH He departed
this life May ye 14th 1720
in the 34th year of his age
CHARLES his 2nd son lyes here interr'd
"Disce mori mundo, vivere disce Deo"

133.   Marble monument North Wall, Chancel


SILVESTER MARSH 1742

SILVESTER, Daughter of
RICHARD MARSH Esqr by
MARY his Wife died the
4th of Feby 1742 in the
24th year of her Age

134.   White ledger, South Chancel

The Revd. RICHARD MARSH M.A.
Thirty four years Vicar of this Parish
died the 30th of August 1778
aged 67
and ELIZABETH his Wife
the 30th of January 1771
aged 49
SARAH their Daughter
the 8th of April 1757
aged 2 years

135.   Brass plate under Memorial window, South Chancel

In Memory of HERBERT MARSH S.T.P., Fell of St John's Coll
Cambridge, Bishop of Peterborough, son of
RICHARD MARSH
Vicar of Faversham. B. MDCCLVIII D. MDCCCXXXVIII

136.   Ledger with brass figures of woman and 10 sons and 5 daughters Formerly in North Transept, from Cozens.

Hic jacet ALICIA quondam uxor WILL'I MASHIN que obiit XV die
Februarii Anno d'm Mill'mo CCCCXXXIII cui a'i'e p'piciet' d's
Ame'

From Alicia's mouth: "Libera nos: Salva nos Justifica nos: O Beata Trinitas"

137.   Ledger, Sacrarium

Her lyeth interred the Body of
NICHOLAS MATSON who was Collector
of the Customs of this place sonn of Mr
JOHN MATSON of Dover He departed
this life the 19th of April Anno Dom 1703
in the 35th year of his age

138.   Large monument with kneeling figures, part of inscription, now missing, from Cozens West Wall, South Transept


THOMA MENFEDD 1614

OBIIT 29 MENSIS JVLII IN OBITVM MEMORANDI VIRI THOMA MENFEDD A DNI 1614 ET MAGISTRA
TVS 2 4 AETATIS HVJVS EMPORI PRAETORIS PRVDENTISSIMI SVAE 46
MONVMENTVM MNHMONIKON
SAEPEGENVS MEMORANT , LECTOR PROSTRATE PARENTVM NEC POPVLAS TANTVM TESTES TESTANTIA LIQUIT (one line)
DIXIT ET HOC MAJVS NOBILITATE MIHI MVNERA SEX VIDVIS QVE TRIBVENDA MONENT
ILLE SATIS PATRIS FICABAT MVNERE DIVES EST VIDVAE SVE CVIQVE DOMVS HVMVSQVE PER ANNVM (one line)
CLARIOR A PATRIAE MVNERE FACTVS ERAT SILICET HOC VERE RELIGIONIS OPVS
MENDFELDVS MICVIT BIS PAETOR LIMINIS HVJVS DOCTVS ET UT DOCTIS ALIQVID CONCEDERE POSSIT (one line)
BIS CANTABRIAE CLARVIT ARTE SVA ILLVS AVSTA MAGIS BIBLIOTHECA LIBRIS
INTEGRITATIS ERAT STVDIORVM PACIS AMATOR SCRIPTOR EGO HAEC TESTOR PERACVTAE TEMPORE FEBRIS (one line)
TALIBVS ERGO VIRIS VIR REDAMVTVS ERAT VOCE DEVM ROGITANS TALIA DICTA DEDIT
PERCELEBRIS PORTVS ANTIQVA PER OPERA NOT' MAGNA DEVS ! QVI MVLTA MIHI MAGNA DEDISTI
COLLQVIJQVE TVLIT CONSILIJQVE DECVS A TE QVE DATA EVNT DA BONE POSSE DARE
OMNIBVS OMNIO PRO GRATIS GRATA REPENDIT MAGNA SED HVNC RERVM MATER NVNC ABDIDIT ALVO (one line)
PAVPERIBVS POPVLI VOCE PATRONVS ERAT A DOMINO DONEC BVCCINA SVRGE SONET
SED NEQVE LATEAT NAM LECTO CARMINE VIVAT
NON SECVS AC VIVOS VIVA PEROSA VIRVM
Brass Plate, to left of monument


A PILLAR OF THE FAMOUS PORTS
A PATRON OF THE FEEBLE POOR
A PATTERNE FOR THE FADING RITCH
LIES HERE OBLIGED TO DEATH'S LORE
THE PORTS, THE PORE, THE RYTCH & ALL
LAMENT & LANGUISH WITH HIS FALL
BUT GOD DOTH GIVE & GOD DOTH TAKE
WHOM GOD WILL HAVE NONE MUST FORSAKE

Thomas Mendfield was Mayor in 1602 and 1613

Canterbury Court Will Dated 26th July 1614
Edward Jacob, sums up Mendfield's bequest to the Town of Faversham :
   "Thomas Mendfield , Esquire, who died in his Mayoralty, by his will dated the 26th of July, 1614, gave to the Mayor, Jurats and Commonality, twenty marks to purchase a bell salt of silver for the Mayor's table; ten pounds to the then Vicar; and several books to the school library; he also devised one thousand pounds towards erecting and endowing almshouses for six poor widows of the town, and appointed his executor to lay out four hundred pounds on the buildings, and the residue in purchasing lands within ten years after his decease, and to give security to the Corporation for the due performance of his trust. The houses were erected in convenient time, but as no state was purchased., the Corporation, some years after the time appointed was lapsed, called upon to fulfil his engagement; when upon advice taken of learned council, they accepted of four hundred and fifty pounds in lieu of the six hundred pounds, as the whole of it was then become very precarious. Shortly after, through the distractions of the times, no estate was purchased, but the money lent upon bond to different persons; and the tradition is, that the whole of it was lost thereby.
   Nevertheless the Corporation continues to pay the originally appointed annuity of twenty four pounds to the six poor widows, and keeps the houses in good repair; the expense whereof , always considerable, in the year 1760, amounted to upwards of one hundred pounds."
   Other bequests in Mendfield's will ( in parts hard to read because of thick, black bleed - through) include:
To the poor of Faversham, 10
To Edward Sea, 100
To Jane Bassett, daughter of Mendfield's aunt Gale, 10
To William Mendfield of Whitstable, 5
To Margery, sister of the above ?, 5
To the Vicar of Faversham, 10
To Martyn Clarke , his servant, an annuity of 6, from his house at Whitstable, for life.
To William Taler ?, servant of Peter Batty, Citizen of London, 2 and 200 to enable him to be a Freeman of London and carry out his trade there.
To Thomas Burminge, son of Thomas Burminge, now an apprentice in London and to his sisters, Dorothy and Agnes, 200 each at 21 years or day or marriage for the girls , if earlier.
To William Bix, his servant ?, 6
He forgives John Mendfield of Whitstable, all money he owes him, and gives him of a boat which Colson ?, bought in his name but with testator's money, from Pead ?
He holds leases on land on the Isle of Sheppey from Mr [    ]ley Boyland, and land from Sir Peter Manwood and from Thomas Stone?, the leases to his wife?
To his wife, Dorothie, household stuff and his plate, wood in the house and brewing vessels
To his wife books, as she pleases; to the Corporation of Faversham, English books for the school, to the value of 5.
To servant, Robert Cooke, 5
To his wife, his best gelding
To John Wood, his best gelding after his wife's has chosen hers, or 10
To Barbara Allen, 20
To James Lambert, 10
To Richard Cadge of Faversham, 5
To his wife, the lease of his house in Whitstable and on land he holds from Sir John Smyth, also money owing to him. Also, his half share of land and house in Graveney, occupied by Thomas Cheenden ?, which he purchased from Thomas Barminge and his wife, Elizabeth, for ever.
Christopher Taler is his executor
   Witnesses: Richard Cadge, William Beale and Thomas Menfeilde
  
Proved 20th? August 1614

MISSON see SOUTHOUSE

MORSE see ISLES

139.   Metal plaque in stained glass window, South Wall, South Aisle

In Memory of WILLIAM MURTON of this Town who died May 14th 1877
aged 61 years. This window is erected by his widow

Principal Probate Registry Index
Murton was a Grocer. Administration to Thomas Gillett, a Corn Factor and Miller and Alan Tassell, Gentleman, both of Faversham. Value of effects, under 9,000

140.   Brass on ledger, the ledger has, in later script, ENTRANCE TO VAULT West Aisle, North Transept

Her lyeth the Body of THOS NA
[NA]PLETON
ye Elder one of ye Jurates of ye
Towne of Faversham & some tyme
Maior of ye said Towne Hee deceas
ed ye 30th of Septem anno 1625

Napleton was Mayor of Faversham in 1621

141.   Ledger, Centre Aisle, South Transept

Here lyeth interred ye Body
of STEPHEN NAPLETON (second
son of THOMAS NAPLETON, Gent
and ANN his wife) late of
Faversham who departed
this life ye 24th day of July
1663
aged 28 yeares

142.   Black marble tablets with pink surround and black marble columns, with Arms South Wall, South Aisle

M.S.
Juxta situ est
THOMAS NAPLETON de Faversham Ar:
e vestusta Familia de NAPLETON
de Graveney Oriundus
vir honesti Generis
et antiquae probitatis
Qui se omni vita talem gessit
Quales alii volunt videre
Miltae artium faelicitor sciens
Militarem honorem decoravit magis
Quam fuit ab ipso decoratus
Non tam titulo quam virtute Capitaneus
Bis praetor factus ad honesti cultum
Autoritate duxit praeivit exemplo
Peritus belli studiosus pacis
Vtriusq laudes diversas uniit
vnitas reportavit
Diuturniore hac luce dignissimus
Nisi quod in meliorum ut migraret
visum est Deo
immature nunis mortuus
Vt quem omnes cupiunt diutius vixisse
Nec intempestive tamen
Quia bebe vixit
Faeicem sibi flebilem suis
Exitem invenit
A.D. 1679 Aetatis suae 46
In tam chari conjugis memoriam monumentu
hoc posuit ELIZABETHA uxor JOHANNIS
KNOWLER
de Herne de Stroode in agro
Cant Gen filia unica

Canterbury Court Will Dated 9th June 1676
Thomas Napleton , Gentleman
Desires to be buried in Faversham church.
To the poor of Faversham, 3.
   To son, Thomas, 1,000 at 21 years of age, he is to be allowed the interest until then, for food, eduction and clothes; he also gets 200 at 21 years; to daughter, Ann, 700 at 21 years or day of marriage, while she is a minor interest to be used as for Thomas; to daughters, Elizabeth and Sarah, 600 each at 21 years or day of marriage, interest while they are minors to be used as before.
   Residue of goods, chattels, plate, household stuff, after his debts, legacies, funeral and probate costs are paid, to his wife, Elizabeth, who is executor. His goods to be valued by friends, Henry Wright, Nicholas Wood?, and Stephen Blankett, his linen and stock in the marshes excepted. If his wife remarries, she to give the goods to their son, Thomas, if he is 21 or to his guardian. If she refuses , she must pay full value of goods to son Thomas. If Thomas dies before he is 21, then his bequest to second son , Samuel at 21. His wife is guardian of his children, until they are 21 or day of marriage, for girls, as long as she remains his widow. If she remarries, she will give an account of his children's estate bequeathed by him. If son Thomas is not then 21, he desires his cousin Daniel White, Esquire his brother Robert Napleton and cousin Mark Trowts, to be guardians of his children until they are 21. They will give an account to Thomas of his estate and also that of his siblings, they will pay interest of 6% from his land for their maintenance and education. When son Thomas is 21, be to be guardian of his siblings and give them an account of their estates, when they are 21.
   To wife, Elizabeth, his farm in Elmistone,    ?    , Preston, occupied by John Browne, for life, she to keep it in good repair, felling no timber without son Thomas's approval. After her death, the farm to son Thomas, for ever. Also to his wife, marshland in Chislet, occupied by John Kennett, if she allows the land to be ploughed, she shall forfeit for each acre ploughed, 3 per annum, after her death, the land to son Thomas, for ever.
Also to his wife, his house in Abbey Street, Faversham, occupied by William Amy, for life, after her death, to son, Thomas, for ever.
   To son Tomas his farm in Waystreet, in Hearne Hill occupied by Goodman Jeffery, after the death of testator's , mother, (Mrs Ann Master), for ever. Also to son Thomas, his house in West Street, Faversham, where testator now lives, and the little house belonging to it, after death of testator's mother, for ever, also his farm and lands in Milton and Bobbing, occupied by [             ], after his mother's death, for ever.
   To his wife, his house and farm called Mousehold in Leysdown, Sheppey, for life; she must not allow it to be ploughed, if she does she will pay the penalty as stated above, to her son Stephen; after her death, the farm goes to son Stephen, for ever. His farm in Leysdown, called Deamouse, occupied by Solomon Swift, to son Stephen, for ever.
   Witnesses: Stephen Blankett, Stephen Jones and Edward Lippe

143.   Ledger in Chancel, with Arms and Crest, Napleton of Borden

Hic jacet THOMAS NAPLETON Armiger
ob 6th Feby. 1721 aetat 61

From Edward Jacob's History: "THOMAS NAPLETON, Esquire, a native and steward of this town, by his will, fated February 2nd 1721, gave to the Mayor and Commonalty of the town of Faversham, all his lands and tenements in Faversham and Herne-hill, in trust, that they found an hospital at Tanner's -green, for six poor old men, who shall each of them have five pounds a year in money, and every two years a new coat.
   This charity hath been since raised in value, so as to enable the Corporation, at this time, to pay the poor men ten pounds a year"

NEVISON see FAGG

144.   Brass on ledger stone, whereabouts unknown, from From Weaver

Orate [pro animabus] RICHARDI Gen filii WILLELMI NORTON Ar et
JOHANNE consortis sue, ac matris sue ELIZABETHE; qui quidem RICHARDUS
fuit istuis ville Maior Ob Decemb 10th 1500

Richard Norton was Mayor in 1498

NORWOOD see WELLER

145.   Formerly on stained glass window, which featured images of Orwell, his wife and children, East end of Sacrarium

Orate pro a'i' bus SIMONIS ORWELL qui istam fenestram fieri [ ]

Orwell was Mayor in 1438

146.   Ledger, Centre Aisle, North Transept

Here lyeth the Body of BOYS OWRE Gent
son of ALEXANDER OWRE Gent deceased
and MARGARETT his wife daughter of
VINCENT BOYS Esq likewise deceased
who departed this life the 5th of September
1650 and in the 67th year of his age

Also here lyeth JANE his wife
daughter of JAMES CODDE
of Wateringbury Gent
She was buried October
ye 21st 1691 in the 94th year
of her age

Boys Owre was Mayor in 1625 and 1633

OWRE see KNOWLER

147.   Brass plaque below window, South Wall, South Aisle

In Loving Memory of
ANDREW
MARVEL PACKER
Alderman of this
Borough, Parochial Councillor
and Sidesman of this Church
born 15th May 1846 died 13th December 1926
"Peace, Perfect Peace"
This tablet is erected by his widow

148.   Brass plate fixed to Bellinger ledger, formerly in South Aisle, from Cozens

Hic jacet HENRICUS PAGE Arminger qui obiit in
crastino animarum Anno Dom'ni MCCCCXXXIV
cujus anime propicietur Deus

149.   Ledger, East Aisle, South Transept

STEPHEN ROBERT
PARTON
died September
the 26th 1737 aged
9 weeks

150.   Ledger, with Arms and matrix of an armed man Half of inscription remains and is reconstructed from Weaver and Cozens

Hic jacet HENRICUS PAY armig' qui obiit in crastino An'uta'o'
be' MARIE An Dni MCCCCXIX cujus anime propicietur Deus

Henry or Harry Pay was a naval hero in the reign of Henry IV. Was instrumental in capturing a French squadron off Milford Haven. In 1407, as head of the Cinque Ports Fleet, captured 120 enemy ships carrying iron, salt and wine.

PEARCE see POWER

PORDAGE see KNOWLER

151.   Ledger with Arms and Crest, Nave, Transepts Crossing

Under this stone lyeth interred
the Body of MARY POWER the
wife of JOHN POWER of this Town
and daughter unto JAMES and ELIZABETH PEARCE of Bristol in
the County of Somerset She had
two sons JOHN & JAMES who died
in their infancies She departed
this life the 5th of November 1676
and in the fyftieth yeare of
her age
Here lyeth buried the Body of
JOHN POWER late of Faversham He
departed this life the 3rd of May
1680 aged 49 yeares
who had last to wife ANN the
daughter of Mr WILLIAM BUCKLER
of London Gent

Canterbury Court Will Dated 3rd May 1680
John Power, Esquire.
He is sick and weak.
   To daughter, Elizabeth Power, his one eighth share in the vessel, "Katherine" of Margate, John Leiston, the Master, with the bill of sale, at 21 years of age or day of marriage.
   The yearly profits of his eighth share to be paid to John Crux, her grandfather, for her maintenance and education until she is 21. If she dies before she is 21 or married, then her legacy to nephew, Robert Power, son of brother, Robert, but if he is not living, then to brother, Robert, for ever.
   His brother Peter, is in debt to him for 10, by bond and 5 for wood sold to him, he is now released and forgiven these debts and any others owed.
   To brother, Peter, 5. He appoints John Crux , guardian and tutor of daughter, Elizabeth, while a minor. To daughter Elizabeth, 30 sheep in her grandfather's keeping; he desires John Crux to sell the sheep and to keep the money until Elizabeth is 21 or day of marriage, if sooner. Interest earned towards her maintenance and education.
   To John Cooper, 16 shillings, per annum, for life; to cousin Elizabeth Power, a debt due from Ferdinand Dally of 10, with interest, by bond, in the hands of Mr Eaton of Canterbury, and he gives her the bond.
   To each of the 4 bearers who carry him to his grave, a gold ring of 10 shillings value.
   Residue of goods, chattels, money, plate, household stuff, wares, commodities and    ?   , not before given, after his debts, legacies and funeral are paid, to his wife, Anne, she and his uncle, John Archer of Bromley near Bow, Essex, are executors.
   Witnesses: the mark of Sarah Lott, John Ferris?, and Thomas Russell, Junior

152.    Ledger, eroded, West Aisle, South Transept

Here lyeth buried
the Body of ELIZABETH
POWER second wife
of JOHN POWER
departed this life
December 29th 1678
aged 31 years
by [                    ]
second daughter
ELIZABETH [                  ]
dyed [ December 1678]
[                          ]
"Blessed are the Dead
that dyes in the
Lord

PROUD see FAGG

153.   White marble tablet, with Arms, North Wall, Sacrarium

This monument
was ordered by
Mrs FRANCES PYSING
relict of Mr WM PYSING
one of the Jurats of this Town
of Feversham
and sometime Mayor of the same

In Memory of
her father and mother
lying near this place
erected by her executors
ROBERT SHARWOOD one of the Jurats
of this Town of Feversham
and JOHN SEERE Gent
of the same
1743

154.   Brass plate on ledger, whereabouts unknown, from Weaver

Hic jacet THOMAS READ sexties Maior istius ville de Feversham
qui obiit [                     ] 1503
Vermibus hic donor et sic discedere conor
Qualiter hic ponitur omnis honor

Read was Mayor in 1475, '84, '87,'88,'95 and 1501

155.   Ledger, with effigy and brass plate, Chancel

Hic jacet magister JOH'ES REDBORNE clericus nup' vicarius
Ecclie p'ochialis de Faversham qui obiit XXIII die Februarii
anno d'ni mill'imo quingentesimo tricesimo primo (1531)
cuiuc anime propicietur Deus AMEN

156.   Ledger with Arms, formerly in South Transept, from Cozens

Here lyeth interred the Body of RICHARD
REYNOLDS
Citizen and Salter of London
aged neare 63 who departed this life
the 16th day of September
1661
"Thus youth and age and all things pass away,
Thy turn is now, as his was yesterday,
Tomorrow shall another take thy roum,
The next day he a prey for worms become,
And on thy dusty bones shall others tread,
As you now walk and trample on the dead,
Till neither signe nor memory appeare,
That you had either burth or being heare"

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 17th September 1661
Richard Reynolds, Citizen and Salter of London.
This will is very difficult to read clearly, part of most words have faded.
To his sister in law, Banes ?, Widow, one of his gold wedding rings.
To [        ?         ] Thomas Hodges of Gloucestershire?, [      ?       [ one other of his gold wedding rings.
To his servant, Jane [    ?    ], [       ? ] and 20.
To brother (in law?), Roger Grubbs of [       ? ] and his wife [       ? ], rents and profits of a farm named Newton ?, in B[       ] on, of 63 acres, occupied by Roger Grubbs. After the death of the Grubbs, the property to his son, Richard Reynolds, for ever.
To Thomas Grubbs, son of Roger Grubbs, 5, after the death of his parents.
Residue of goods, chattels, [     ? ], plate, leases and personal estate, after his debts and funeral costs are paid, to son, Richard, who is his executor.
Witnesses:Simon Carver or Carter and John Knowler

Codicil , same day.
To Roger Grubbs and his son Thomas, 2 cloaks, 2 loose coats and 4 suits.
To cousin, Mary Woodward, and her daughters and sons ?, 5 shillings, (each ?).
To Joane S[      ]darby [    ?    ], twenty and six [               ? ].
To Stephen Allen of Faversham, 9 ?, part of money he owes testator, by bond; he also releases him of the debt of 5, which was also due by the bond over the next 5 years.
To the Company of Salters, 9?
To servant Janlie? Floyden, a mourning gown.
Witnesses, as for will.
Proved 2[  ] September 1661

RICHARDSON see BAX

157.   Brass plate under stained glass window, South Wall, South Transept

Also to the Memory of MARGARET RIGDEN
who died June 19th 1875 aged 79 and of
MARTHA RIGDEN who died Oct 11th 1876 aged 89

158.   Brass plate under stained glass window, East Wall, South Transept

In the Memory of CATHERINE RIGDEN
born May 11th 1812 died January 13th 1892

159.   Brass plate under stained glass window, South Wall, South Transept

Also to the Memory of WILLIAM EDWARD RIGDEN
elder son of WILLIAM RIGDEN and CATHERINE his
wife born July 14th 1843 died September 26th 1904

160.   Stained glass window, East Wall, Sacrarium

To the Glory of God and in Loving Memory of JOHN RIGDEN of this
parish who died Oct 9th 1910 This window was erected by his wife
and dedicated Nov 18th 1911

1881 Census   Of 34 Court Street, aged 34, Brewer, employing 44 men and 1 boy. Head of household, his widowed mother. 
Family has 6 servants

Principal Probate Registry Index
Of 23 Bolton Gardens, Faversham, administration to Francis Delafosse Simpson and Frederick Nicholas Marcy, Gentlemen. Value of effects, 89, 984 13s 5d, re-sworn at 245, 035 9s 10d, and again, at 245, 625 11s 5d

RIGDEN see JACOB

RIGDEN see TASSELL

161.   Ledger, Chancel

Here lieth the Body of
MARY only child of
JOHN ROBERTS of Maid
stone, Mercer and
MARTHA his wife
she died the 10th day
of March and in the
7th year of her age
1679

162.   Ledger and brass, whereabouts unknown, from Weaver

Hic jacet JOHANNES RUST Capellanus [        ] 1464*
Es testis Christi quod non jacet hic lapis iste
Corpus ut ornetur sed spiritus ut memoretur
Hem tu qui transis, magnus, medius, puer ansis
Pro me funde preces quia sic mihi venie spes
* Jacob records as 1444

163.   Brass plate on reused ledger against South Wall, South Aisle, same stone as Edward Thomasson brass

Here lyeth the Bodie of WILLIAM SAKER one of the Jurattes
of the Town of Faversham who departed this lyffe the
XVIII of Maye 1594 beinge of the age of LX yeares
"Thou mortall mann that wouldest attayn
The happy haven of Heavenly rest
Prepare thyself of Graces all
Fayth and repentance id the best"

164.   Ledger, Centre Aisle, South Transept

Here lieth JOHN SAKER buried
"A Lamb for lenity here lies
for to be viewed with living eyes,
and to allure to lowliness,
when swelling pride is in excess"
(no date)

Mrs. MARTHA SMITH
1779
(died May)
Mr. G. SMITH
1791
(died February, aged 69)

SEATHE see UPTON

165.   Ledger part hidden by seating, Western Nave Crossing

(First part from Cozens)
[? Wife of]
[JOHN SEERE]
[died Dec. 8th 1720]
[aged 45 years]
Here lyeth also ye Body of
the above said
Mr JOHN SEERE who was
fours times Mayor of this
Town He died July the 1st
1743 aged 71 years
leaving one son JOHN
surviving

John Seere was Mayor in 1706, '16, '26 and 1737

SEERE see PYSING

SHARWOODl see PYSING

166.   Ledger, part hidden by choir stalls, Chancel

Near this place
lie three children of JULIUS and ANN SHEPHERD
who died in their infancy
Likewise JULIUS son of the above
who departed this life 10th May 1790 in the 19th year of his age
Likewise CHARLES SHEPHERD who departed this life the 30th of August
1802 in the 29th year of his age
Likewise LYDIA wife of SAMUEL SHEPHERD who departed this life [     ]
September 1808 aged 32 years
Likewise the above named SAMUEL SHEPHERD who departed this life
on the 30th of March
1842 aged 65 years and ELIZABETH
his widow who departed this [life]
on 15th August 1842
aged 65 years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 30th April 1838
Samuel Shepherd, Gentleman. (Brewer)
   Appoints John Coulter of Faversham, Gentleman and William Chapman Morgan, of Faversham, Gentleman, executors; to each of them, 50, for this duty.
   To his foreman, William Saker, 20 and a suit of mourning.
   To his executors, all houses, lands and his shares in property and land, also all other real estate, upon trust. They are to permit his wife, Elizabeth, to have use of their dwelling house, for 6 months after his death, rent free, his executors will pay taxes; the executors will sell all other real estate. To his executors, his goods, chattels, furniture, plate, china, linen, stock in trade, ships, vessels, horses, carriages, tackle and implements, ready money, invested money in Public Stocks, money due on mortgage, bonds, bills or notes, contract book debts and personal estate, upon trust. Executors to permit his wife to have so much furniture, plate, china, linen, wines and liquors as she chooses, but not exceeding the value of 300. Residue to be sold; executors to pay his debts, funeral and probate costs. The residue to be invested and from the income his wife to have an annuity of 250 for life, as long as she remains his widow. If she remarries, she to have an annuity of 100, free from any influence of a future husband, these annuities are in lieu of her Dower Rights.
   Six months after his death, executors are to pay his son John, 1,000, in addition to other legacies and provision made to him in consideration of "the large fortune the children of my first marriage have received under the will of their grandfather". Six months after testator's death, executors to pay son, Charles, 500 and 2,000 to daughter, Elizabeth Mary Shepherd and 2,000 to daughter, Lydia Shepherd. Executors to retain 1,500for the widow and children of deceased son, Julius.
   One fifth of trust money and stock, each, to sons, Charles and John and daughters, Elizabeth and Lydia.
   The remaining fifth to Francis Tress Curteis of Northiam, Sussex, Gentleman and William Rigden of Faversham, Gentleman, trustees named in the settlement made on his daughter Ann's marriage with William Curteis of Tenterden, in lieu of the discharge of 1,000 which under an agreement made by him on the marriage, when he agreed to pay within 12 months after his death.
   Trustees to stand possessed of the 1,500 for the widow and children of late son Julius and invest it at interest and pay interest to Sarah, widow of Julius, as long as she remains his widow. After her death or remarriage, the 1,500 to her and Julius's children at the age of 21. In the meantime, the interest towards their maintenance and education.
   Witnesses: William Jefferys, Junior, Attorney of Faversham and William Molyneux, Clerk to Messrs Jefferys and Morgan.
   Proved 1st September 1842 Granted to John Coulter, William Morgan has died since will was executed.
Note in margin, dated 29th June, 1855, (long and difficult to read), will was not administered by son, Charles Shepherd, deceased, John Coulter having renounced executorship, so, administration granted to Harry Horne, creditor of Charles Shepherd.

167.   White marble tablet, with black base, North Wall, Chancel

Sacred
to the Memory of
HENRY SHEPHERD
who resided in his native Town all his life
He died on the 14th day July 1862
at the advanced age of 82 years
His remains are deposited in a grave
in the Churchyard
"He that hath pity upon the poor, lendeth unto the Lord;
and that which he hath given, will he pay him again"
Proverb XIX 17
Also MARIA relict of the above
who died on the 3rd Oct 1863 aged 72
"Her End was Peace"

Principal Probate Registry Index
Henry Shepherd, (Brewer), administration granted to Richard Goodfellow Stone of Faversham, Timber Merchant, Edward Galloway of Faversham, Surgeon and James Tassell of Faversham, Gentleman. Effects under 70,000

SHEPHERD see STACE

168.   Ledger, inscribed around margin, Chancel

Heere lyeth ye Body of Mr JOHN
SHEVREN
Jurat who hath bnne
twis Mayjor of this Towne
having issue by PATIENCS his wife
6 sonnes and 2 daughters
aged 52 years & departed this life
the 18th of September Ado 1657

Mayor of Faversham in 1650 and '55, in Jacob's History, as SHERREN.

SIMMONDS see LEES

169.   Ledger, Nave Transeptal Crossing

Here lieth interred the Body of
AMBROSE SIMPSON Esq
late Capt in his Majesty's 59th
Regiment of Foot
He departed this life the 29th of
January 1790 aged 38 years
Here also lieth the Body of
MARY wife of
ROBERT KEELER Esq
of this Town who departed this
life the 24th of September 1799
aged 58 years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 10th December 1781
Ambrose Simpson, Captain 59th Foot.
To his wife, Judith, all goods, chattels and personal estate, after payment of his debts and probate costs. Judith is his executor.
No witnesses.
Codicil January 25th 1790
Wife, Judith is to pay his mother, Ann, an annuity of 30 for life. Will confirmed.
No witnesses.
Proved 20th February 1790

Mary Keeler was the wife of Admiral Keeler (Parish Register)

170.   Ledger, Centre Aisle, South Transept

In Hopes of a Joyful Resurrection
Here lies the Body of
SUSANNA the wife of JOHN SMITH
Woollen Draper She departed the 11th of
April 1702 aged 48 years leaving 3
sonns, JOHN, STEPHEN & GEORGE
Here also lies the Body of
JOHN SMITH, Woollen Draper he
departed the 11th of May 1715 aged 66
years
Here also lieth ye Body of
SARAH wife of G. SMITH
daughter of JOHN FENNER of Ashford Gent
departed this life Ap 17th
1755 aged 62 years
Here also lies the Body of
the above said GEORGE SMITH
He died ye 23rd day of Dec 1763
aged 76 years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 1st November 1710
John Smith, Woollen Draper.
   For about 20 aged men and women, decayed by trade ?, or other misfortune, 50, to be laid out by executors for clothing, within six months after his death.
   To eldest son, John , his farm called Claxfield, in Lynstead, Teynham and Bapchild, occupied by Peter Rann; to sons Stephen and George, his farm, called Harman (   ?   ), in Lower Hayds?, and Petham, occupied by John Broadbridge, also his house in Faversham, occupied by son George and residue of his real and personal estate, after payment of his debts, equally shared.
Sons Stephen and George are executors.
Witnesses: J. Gamlyn, Henry Knowler and Hugh Hodges
Proved 14th April 1715

Canterbury Court Will Dated 26th October 1762
George Smith
  
To daughter, Jane Smith and her lawfully begotten heirs, over and above what he has given her, Claxfield Farm, occupied by William Plane. If she dies without heirs, then to all his children, equally shared; to son Stephen, a 50 annuity, after Stephen's death, then the annuity will cease.
   To daughter, Bains? Smith and son Stephen, all his plate, equally shared, this to be divided by daughter Mawhood, daughter Jane to have first choice; to son Stephen, goods he has given him by a note under his hand and forgives him any debt owed. To daughter Sarah Mawhood and her lawful issue, an annuity of 20, out of Bapchild Court, after her death and of her issue, to his then living children, equally shared.
   To son Stephen, his two houses in Cooke's Ditch, Faversham, occupied by William Cockles and William Sutton; after Stephen's death, the two houses to son George and his heirs. Rest of real estate to son George and his heirs, this includes, Rood and Gore Farms, occupied by Robert Hilton, William Sharden and himself; his houses and land occupied by Robert Drury and John Sutton, the house he lives in and several houses with stables and a slaughter house, occupied by Ann Hills, Robert Friend, James Phillpot, John Harrod and himself. Son George to pay brother Stephen his annuity of 50 and also pay the parish of Faversham 6 per annum or 200, when payable, according to the will of testator's brother, Stephen, also to pay testator's debts and pay his sisters, Jane and Sarah, 500 each, a year after the death of son, Stephen, the money to come from the several estates.
After the death of son George and his heirs, the remainder of the estates, after legacies charged on them are paid, to his surviving children, equally shared. To daughter Jane, the bed and furniture of her chamber, he desires she is to have use of the chamber, for as long as she remains single.
   Rest of goods, equally shared between son George and daughter Jane, they are his executors.
   Witnesses: Thomas Kennett, John Perkins and William Jeken
Note "February 7th 1763, the words John Heritage and Peter Rand, erased on the other side and the words, William Plane on the other side interlined were both done by me G. Smith"
   Proved 3rd January 1764

171.   Ledger, whereabouts unknown, from Cozens

JOHN SMITH
died March 1st 1731
aged 1 year and 3 months

172.   Small ledger, against South Wall, South Transept

Children of
JOHN & MARY SMITH
MARY
obt ye 7th of March
1731 aged 1 year & 3 months
TASSELL ye 2nd of Sept 1738 aged 1 year

173.   Ledger, top part hidden under seating, East Aisle, South Transept

[                           ]
1737
Here lye the Bodyes of THO,
MARY and JOHN children of
GEORGE and SARAH SMITH
who died in their infancy
Mr STEPHEN SMITH
died ye 2nd day of February
1765 aged 59 years

174.   Ledger, West Aisle, South Transept, part under pew

Here
lyeth the Body of
FRANCIS SMITH
of this Town he died
1st October 1766
aged 66 years
Also
the Body of MARYANN
wife of the above FRANCIS SMITH
she died January [        ]
1770 aged 60 years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 23rd September 1761
Francis Smith
  
To his wife, Mary all of his estates and effects, real and personal, for life. After her death, then to son George and daughters, Esther Smith and Ann Gilbert, they to have1 shilling each and remainder of what his wife dies possessed of, equally shared. After his debts and funeral costs are paid, to son Francis , ( ? ), Moorfields, London and daughter Mary Ann Pammont, Perfumer of Blackadder Street, London, they are his executors.
   Witnesses: John Davison and Ann Ruddock
  
Proved 8th November 1766, power reserved to Mary Ann Payton, formerly Pammont, wife of James Payton

175.   White oval marble monument, with Arms, South Wall, South Transept

In Memory of MARTHA wife of
GEORGE SMITH if this Town, Gent
daughter of ROGER KEIGWIN late of
Deptford in this county, Gent and
MARTHA his wife she died the 30th of May
1779 aged 56 leaving issue one daughter
married to the Revd. A. STEPHENS
Rector of Goodnestone
Near this monument are also
deposited the remains of the above
named GEORGE SMITH Gent
who died the 6th of February 1791
aged 69 years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 5th November 1787
George Smith.
  
Wishes to be buried in the grave of his late wife, Martha, in the parish church.
   His house in East Street, Faversham and stable, [       ] house, hay loft and land belonging to it, in East Street, occupied by his son in law, Reverend Athelstan Stephens; also his half share of a house in Preston, next Faversham, occupied by him and his sister, Jane Smith, and the other half of the house, occupied by Richard Terry, to Athelstan Stephens and Sarah, his wife, for ever, provided that his sister, Jane, shall have the two houses for her lifetime, she keeping it insured and in good repair.
   He gives the remainder of years on a lease of 99 years, on a piece of land, adjoining the property in East Street,,on which is a house and brew house, occupied by Athelstan and Sarah Stephens, to them, for ever.
   His goods, chattels, plate, linen, woollen, china, furniture, money in government bonds or other securities and personal estate, after his debts, funeral and probate costs are paid, to Athelstan Stephens.
   Witnesses: Ann Franklin, Careless Franklin and Edward Hart.
   Proved 26th February 1791

176.   White marble monument on black base, with Arms, North Wall, North Transept

JOHN SMITH Esqre of Throwley obiit the 1st of May 1810
aetate 35
and ANN his wife obiit the 31st of January 1829
aetate 54

SMITH see GIBBS

SMITH see SAKER

177.   Ledger, formerly in North Transept, now in Nave

Here lyeth buried
the Body of ELIZA
BETH
SOWTHOUSE wife
to THOMAS SOUTHOUSE
of Feversham Gent
daughter of JOHN CRUX
of Milton, Gent decea
sed She had issue
THOMAS & ELIZABETH
She departed this life
the 18th day of Aprill
Anno Dni 1646
Here also lies the Body
of Mrs ANN SOUTHOSE
daughter of THOMAS
SOUTHOUSE
of this Town
Gent and ELIZABETH his
wife who departed this
life Sepr. 3rd 1718

178.   Ledger, Nave

Here lyeth buried ye Body of
ABIGAILE ye wife of THOMAS
SOUTHOUSE
Gent ye daughter
and co-heire of SAMUEL
HAYWARD
Esq whoe depar
ted this life the 27th day of Aprill 1669
Here also lieth interr'd
the Body of MARIA wife
of JOHN AMIS and daugh
ter of THOMAS SOUTHOUSE
Gent who died April the 11th MDCCXXIX
aged LVII years

179.   Ledger, Nave

Here lieth enterr'd ye Body
of THOMAS SOUTHOUSE Esq
who deceased ye fifth day of
October 1676 aged thirty five
years and six months
He left issue THOMAS, FILMER,
and MARY

180.   Black tablet in white frame, with Arms, cherub's head, drapery, winged skull, with wreath. West Wall, North Transept

M. S.
Juxta hunc parietem deposuit exuvias
Carnis THOMAS SOUTHOUS Armiger ab antiqua
Stirpe de SOUTHOUS de Selling in agro Cantiano per
Connexas propagines successive oriundus qui
Abbatiam Favershamensem inter rudera fua et
Cineres tabescentam literatis scriptis a macie
Temporum asseruit deinde
In eruendo antiquas quinq portuum immunitares
Indagator acerrimus in enucleando Latebrosa
Legum Volumina Eviscerator Assiduus Et in
Extricando Nodosas juris-prudentiae disceptationes
Explorator Infractus Qui postquam alia
politioris Literaturae evulgaverat Specimina
Fato inopino correptus et eodem paulo post
Extinctus eruditam Animam Deo Transmisit
In cujus memoriam ELIZABETHA
SOUTHOUS
Vidua superstes hoc monumentum
Amoris sui Juxta ac doloris tesseram
Lugens posuit

This monument is to Thomas Southouse, whose ledger is no. 179. He entered Queen's College, Oxford in 1658. leaving without a degree and moving to Gray's Inn in 1660, he was called to the bar in 1667. He is best known for his research on Faversham Abbey, when he died he left 3 other historical projects unfinished, including a study of the Franchises of the Cinq Ports. It seems he published other literature but not under his full name; see Colin Flight's 2012 article, http://www.durobrivis.net/articles/southouse.pdf
   I have not found a will for Thomas Southouse, although a lawyer, he seems to have been take ill suddenly and probably had no time to make or even speak his will.
   However his widow did leave a will:

Canterbury Court Will Dated 19th August 1685
Elizabeth Southouse, widow.
   To son Thomas, for ever, her capital house or farm, called "Southouse" in Selling, with barns, stables, orchards, gardens and 6 tenements, occupied by Robert Clinton? Thomas to pay her debts, out of the rent and profits of the farm. Also to Thomas, her great silver salt sellar, silver tumbler and 6 silver spoons, without knobs, marked J.C.E., also the best bed and furniture, which she now lies in , in the little parlour of her house in Faversham; also all her copper and brewing vessels.
To son, Filmer, her silver tankard, 4 silver spoons with knobs and 2 little silver salt sellars and the bed in the    ?    chamber.
To daughter, Ann Southouse, her great two eared cup, her silver plate, 2 little salt sellars and bed in the hall chamber.
To daughter Mary Southouse, 2 little salt sellars, 4 silver spoons, the great silver pottinger and the other bed in the parlour chamber. To son Thomas and daughter Anne all her pewter, equally shared.
All her linen to her 4 children, equally shared.
Rest and residue of goods, chattels, rights, credits, to son Thomas, who is executor.
She nominates her friends, John Shawary?, Clerk and Thomas Lees, Clerk*, to be overseers of the will.
She signs will with her mark, too ill to make proper signature ?
   Witnesses: Joanna Povifull ?, Eliza Kendall and Jo. Kennett
  
Proved 15th October 1685
* Clerk signifies a Clergyman.

181.   Ledger, in North Chancel?, from Cozens, may be under organ?

Here lyeth interred the Body of ELIZA
BETH
SOUTHOUSE eldest daughter of
THOMAS and ELIZABETH SOUTHOUSE
who died the 7th day of December 1682
aged 15 years and ten months

182.   White marble ledger, part hidden by seating, Western Nave Crossing

ELIZABETH SOUTHOUSE
[died 7th ] of December 1682
aged 15 years & 10 months
Here lieth
VALENTINE SOUTHOUSE
[                                      ]
[                     ]

183.   Ledger, Transeptal Crossing

En hospes
Sub hoc majorum dormitoricori
quiescit
FILMERUS SOUTHOUSE de Faversham THOMAE Armigeri filius
vir candidus & ingeniosus praemature terris ereptus
ad caelestem patriam migravit
anno
florentis aetatis trigesimo
reparatae salutis
MDCCVI
mew's Aprilis die 16

ANNAM
admodum Reverendi generosiq viri
JACOB MISSON V.D.M.
(LUDOVICO Gallorum Tyr furente ) propter fidem exulis
filiam
uxorem duxit
Moestissima conju'x
VALENTINO bimestri infanti [            ] primogenito
ad latus patris sepulto
FILMERO paramabili filiolo 4 ann's nato
(proles unic [          ] superstes) colla[        ]ymante
extremum hoc officii votum
conjugi desideratissimo
posuit

Tu viator
abi, vale, provide, salute
ALPHA KAI-RO OMEGA

184.   Mural monument with shield and Arms. North Wall, North Aisle

S.M.
Near this monument
are interred the remains
of Mr HENRY SOUTHOUSE
late of this Town
who died October the 9th 1766
aged 52 years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 29th September 1766
Henry Southouse of Faversham, Hoyman.
   He desires to be buried in Sheldwich church,* "amongst the remains of ancestors", (at the discretion of his executors), they are William Hilton of Faversham, Yeoman and John Huggens of Sittingbourne, Hoyman.
   To brother in law, Richard Read and Mary his wife, 10 each for mourning; to John Huggens, 20, "as a small acknowledgement for the many favours received of him"
  To nephew, William Elvy the younger of Newnham, Yeoman, 200; to nieces, Mary and Elizabeth Read, 100 each. The following is crossed out- (to servant Margaret Goodwin, 10 if with him at death.)
To his executors, 250, upon trust, to place out at interest on good securities and to receive the interest, in case nephew, Thomas Perry, who is "beyond sea", returns to England, within 7 years from the date of the will, then they to pay him the interest for life. If he is dead or does not return, then upon further trust, to pay the 250 to nephews, Thomas, Richard and William Read, equally shared.
   Rest and residue of money, securities,goods, chattels, and personal estate, after payment of his debts, legacies, funeral and probate costs, to nephews, Thomas, Richard and William Read, equally shared.
   He has entered an agreement, dated 6th March 1766, with John Field, William Gates, Benjamin Joyce, Sarah Joyce, Lucy Joyce, Sarah Joyce the younger and Susanna Joyce, for the purchase of the fee simple and inheritance of an house and malt-house, called the "Old Fountain" and another house on it's east side, in West Street, Faversham, late occupied by Samuel Shepherd, Esquire and Thomas Godfrey and Elizabeth Rogers, for the sum of 630, on or before the 25th December 1767.
   In case he dies before the properties are conveyed to him, then he gives his trustees, the 630, part of the residue of his personal estate, intended for his nephews Thomas, Richard and William Read, upon trust, so that his trustees, on or soon after 25th December 1767, pay the 630 for the purchase and convey the property to his 3 nephews, for ever.
   But if the 630 may be needed more to place his nephews in the world and if the property is not completed in his lifetime, then the trustees to see that the agreement is "vacated". If they succeed, he gives the 630 to the 3 Read nephews, equally shared.
   If Henry Jones, who sails with him in his hoy, shall continue to do so, until the time of testator's death, then he shall have first refusal of his hoy and other craft, he uses in his business and the wharf or key he has used to the time of his death, the price to be set by 2 indifferent persons, one appointed by his trustees and one by Henry Jones. If no one is appointed to value the vessels and wharf, his executors will sell them.
   His new built brick house and land in the west side of Court Street, Faversham, to his 3 Read nephews, for ever.
  Witnesses: Elizabeth Brice, James Tappenden and Isaac Rutton, Junior
   Proved 4th November 1767

* Although his wish was subject to the discretion of his executors, perhaps there was not room for his burial at Sheldwich, without too much disturbance or it may be that the Vicar of Sheldwich thought Faversham more fitting for Faversham man?

SOUTHOUSE see WARREN

185.   Ledger in Chancel, hidden by seating? From Cozens

Hic jacet THOMA SPENCER collegii
Magdalensis academia Oxoniensi
artium magister nec non hospitii
Graiensis comittatu Midd' jurisconsultus
Qui obiit 13 Dec Ann Aetatis 36
Salutis 1675183

SPILLETT see TERRY

186.   Ledger, Transeptal Crossing

Here lyeth buried ye Bodye of MILLISENT
ye late wyfe of ESAY
SPRAGLINGE
Gent & ye youngest daughter of EDWARD CRAYFORDE
of Mongeham Magna within ye counti
of Kent Esq ye which EDWARD dyed
in February 1558 & ye saide MILLE
SENT
dyed ye 9th daie of Aprill
1597 beinge of ye age of 8[ ]
yeares 11 wekes & 2 daies &
had by ye sayd ESAY 7 sonnes &
3 daughters

ELIZABETH BUCK
ob 14th May 1751
Aet 37

187.   Ledger, Chancel

Here lyes interr'd the Body of
RICHARD STACE of this Town Gent
who departed this life the 6th
day of February Anno Dom 1711*
aged 49 years
Here also lyes the Body of
ANN the wife of the said
RICHARD STACE Gent
she died the 13th day of Decr.
1735 aged 68 years

* 1712

Canterbury Court Will Dated 3rd February 1711(1712)
Richard Stace, Gentleman
   Lands and property left to him by his father, Samuel Stace, late of Tenterden, Gentleman and his fresh marshland, of about 55 acres, with sheep house, at a place called the Sump in Old Romney and Midley, occupied by George Fuller, mortgaged to John Kennett, late of Faversham, Gentleman, for the sum of 800 principal money, which he has and discharged before his death. There are suits in Equity concerning the sum as yet undetermined . In case he should die before the cases are settled,
   He gives the 55 acres to his wife and her heirs, for ever. He has four?, pieces of marshland, which are to sold by his executor to pay his debts.
   Also to wife, Ann, several pieces of land, arable, meadow and pasture of about 32 acres in Appledore, Woodchurch and Kennardington occupied by William Batchelor, she is to sell this land to pay his debts.
   Residue of his real and personal estate, to wife Ann, who is his executor.
   Witnesses: Daniel Godfrey, Mary Godfrey and Peter ? Gleave, Notary Public
   Proved 27th March 1712

188.   Brass plaque, on pink marble base, with Regimental Badge, North Wall, North Aisle

To the Glory of God and in Memory of
Corpl. JOHN STEEDMAN
H.C.. London Scottish
who was killed in action at Messines
Nov 1st 1914 aged 21 years
youngest son of HENRY STEEDMAN late Head
Master of Faversham District National Schools

189.   White marble tablet on yellow marble base, South Wall, South Transept

Near this place
are deposited the remains of
the Rev AN, STEPHENS A. M.
many years Rector of Goodnestone
and Vicar of Graveney in this County
whom it pleased the Almighty to remove hence
on the 10th day of August 1805
aged 68 years
He was an Ornament to his Profession
and an Example of every Christian Moral
and Social Duty
He left a Widow, three Sons and six Daughters
In testimony of her Affection and Regard
for a most Valuable and Beloved Husband
his Widow has Erected this Tablet
to his Memory
Also of SARAH widow of the above named
who died the 29th of September 1832 aged 83 years

190.   Ledger, part hidden by seating, Centre Aisle, South Transept

Under this stone
lies the remains of
the Revd. A. STEPHENS A. M.
who died the 10th of August
1805
aged 68 years
Also
at the foot of this and of
the adjoining stone
RICHARD HENRY STEPHENS
his youngest son
who died the 15th of March
1811 aged 18 years
and
SARAH widow of the above named
Revd. A. STEPHENS
who died the 29th of September
[1832 aged 83 years]

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 28th November 1804
Rev. Athelstan Stephens
  
His wife Sarah, "worthy friends", Robert Allen of Blackheath, Esquire, Rev Richard Halke, Vicar of Faversham, Rev William Strong, Rector of Norton and Robert Lukyn of Faversham, are executors.
   To the male executors, 20 each, as a mark of friendship and for their troubles. To his wife, Sarah, 100, also all liquor in the house. To his eight children, Jane, Martha, Anna Maria, Charlotte, Athelstan, Frances, George and Richard Henry, 200 each, at their respective ages of 21.
   Also to his wife for her lifetime, use of household goods and furniture, books, prints, linen, china and pictures in his dwelling house in East Street, Faversham. After her death, the furniture and effects go into his residuary personal estate. If youngest son, Richard Henry, is brought up to the church, which testator particularly requests, he gives him all the books, maps, charts and papers, Richard to pay executors 50 when he is ordained.
   To his male executors, his house in East Street and all other real estate, money in Public Funds or in bonds or bills, his shares in the Kent Insurance Company, a house and brew-house adjoining, occupied by Augustine Fox, upon trust, to permit his wife to reside or to take rent if she lets the whole or part of the house, for her lifetime.
   After her death, upon trust to other executors, to sell it and his real estate, to his children, who may be interested in buying for 1,000. If none are willing, then to sell for best price.
   After payment of his debts, funeral and probate costs, executors to have residue of personal estate and to sell that not consisting of money and invest all the money in the Public Funds and to pay income to his wife, for life, as long as she continues his widow, for her own comfort and for the maintenance and education of their children, who are unmarried and live with her.
   If she remarries, she is to receive 300 per annum, for life.
   After his wife's death, then upon trust, to pay one eighth to Robert Allen and Edward Boys of Salmstone Grange, Margate, Gentleman or to the ten trustees of a marriage settlement dated 14th July, 1804, in relating to the marriage of his daughter, Martha to John Boys of Margate, Gentleman, to be paid accordingly. The remaining seven eighths upon trust, for his 7 unmarried children and divided between them equally at their respective ages of 25 or day of marriage, if girls...............
(long and tedious trust details follows)
   Witnesses: Priscilla Warren, Ann Tappenden and John Bax, all of Faversham.
   Proved 23rd October 1805

STEPHENS see SMITH

191.   White marble tablet, North Wall, North Aisle

In Memory of
HARRIET STEVENS
daughter of JOHN and SARAH STEVENS of
the parish of Faversham, Kent
born December 23rd 1805
died September 10th 1890
fifty years the faithful nurse and
devoted friend of the family of GEORGE
and MARY CHARLOTTE GLOWES of Oak Hill
Surbtion, Surrey
"Be thou Faithful unto Death and I will
give thee a Crown of Life"

192.   Ledger, Nave

S.M.
SUSANNA daughter of THOMAS STONE
Surveyor of the Customs in this Port
and MARY his wife She died the
23rd February 1780 aged 34 years
Also beneath this stone
are deposited the remains of
Mr THOMAS STONE who died the
27th of April 1788 aged 87 years
and MARY his wife who died the 13th of
November 1793 aged 91 years
Likewise MARY daughter of
THOMAS and MARY STONE
she died the 13th of September 1800
aged 72 years

193.   Marble ledger, near Lectern

JAMES
TAPPENDEN
died Aug ye 7th
aged 9 months
and 19 days
1741

194.   Ledger, with Arms (worn), Nave

Here lies the Body of JAMES TAPPENDEN Juratt
and once Mayor of this Town He
had issue by MARY his wife 3 sons
one only surviving him He died ye
27th February 1744* aged 38 years
Here also lie ISAAC and JAMES sons
of the [said] JAMES and MARY
TAPPENDEN
He died Octor ye 18th
1735 aged [       ]
and JAMES Aug 3rd 1741 aged [       ]
years 10 days

* 1745

James Tappenden was Mayor in 1743

Canterbury Court Will Dated 8th January 1742
James Tappenden, Hoyman
Desires to be buried in the parish church, as near to his two children as possible.
Wife, Mary is executor.
   All his houses, land and real estate in Faversham, Boughton under Blean and Lenham, to his wife for life. After her death, to son James for ever. If son James dies before he is 21, with no heirs, then to testator's brother, Charles, for ever. Charles to pay his brother, William, an annuity of 10 for life.
   After his wife's death and that of son James under 21, without heirs, then to brother, Charles, for ever.
   To wife, Mary, all linen, plate, (except large silver tankard marked A.T.M. And silver can marked J.T., which goes to son James), brass, pewter, household goods and furniture.
   To his mother, Joanna Tappenden and brothers Charles and William, 10 each for mourning.
   Residue of ready money, securities, mortgages, bills, bonds and personal estate, after payment of his debts, legacies, funeral and probate costs, to son James at 21. His wife, Mary may take interest from the funds until son James is 21, for for her and son's maintenance and education. If son James dies before he is 21, then the interest to wife Mary, for life. After her death, then the fund to his brother Charles.
   He appoints good friend, George Smith the Elder of Faversham, Gentleman and John Smith of Faversham, Gentleman, to be overseers of the will and assist his wife, they to have 10 each for their trouble. If either of the Smiths died before son James is 21, he appoints good friend, Richard Jones of Faversham, Carpenter, overseer in place of him dying.
   Wife Mary is guardian and tutor of son James until he is 21.
   Witnesses: T. Ruck, George Smith, Junior and Richard Towgood.
   Proved 13th April 1745

195.   White marble tablet, topped by black obelisk, with Arms West Wall, South Aisle

This monument is erected in Memory of
MARY FRANCES daughter of EDWARD BECKWITH Esq
and wife of JAMES TAPPENDEN Gent
a woman of real virtue and integrity
as a daughter, most exemplary dutiful
as a sister, wife and mother
kind, affectionate and tender
as a friend and member of society
candid, affable, humane
as a Christian sincere
She died 14th Sept 1771in the 27th year of her age

196.   Ledger, with Arms, by South Wall, South Transept

Here lies interred the Body of
ARTHUR TASSELL late of
Homestall in this parish Gent
who was eldest son of JAMES
TASSELL
of Norton in this County
Gentleman who departed this
life the 2nd day of November Anno
Dom 1717 in the 45th year
of his age
Here also lyes the Body of
RICHARD TASSELL by MARY
his wife who departed this life
the second day of December Anno
Dom 1707 aged two years
and two months
EDWARD PLOTT RIGDEN
died 17th April 1776
aged 31 years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 20th May 1774
Edward Plott Rigden, of Faversham
   To James Curteis, Surgeon and Robert Lott, Wine and Spirit Merchant, both of Faversham, all rents and profits of his real estate, to dispose of as follows; to his brother, John, profits of his real estate, except his dwelling house, furniture and household goods, for his lifetime, after his death, then to cousin, John Rigden of Canterbury, for ever.
   The above real estate and his personal estate, chargeable with payment of his debts, funeral and probate costs and an annuity of 40 to his housekeeper, Ann Gooding. Also to Ann Gooding, the house he lives in and use of furniture and household goods, for life, excepting horses, dogs, guns and horns, which he gives to cousin John Rigden.
   After the death of Ann Gooding, the annuity of 40 and his dwelling house to cousin Martha Rigden of Canterbury with furniture and household goods, for life; after her death, to cousin John Rigden, for ever.
   Appoints James Curteis and Robert Lott, executors, they to keep his properties in good repair.
   Witnesses: George Willson, John Solly and Stapleton Payn.
   Proved June 11th 1776

197.   Ledger, South End, Centre Aisle, South Transept

Here lies interred the Body of
MARY TASSELL relict of
ARTHUR TASSELL late of
Homestall in this parish Gent
who died the 7th of Novr. 1737
aged 72 years
She left issue two daughters
viz FRANCES and MARY
Hic Jacet
EDWARDUS RIGDEN Generosus
ter major hujus villae
ob 30th Novembris 1771
aetatis suae 59

Edward Rigden was Mayor of Faversham, 1744, 1751 and 1757

198.   Large ledger, Centre Aisle, South Transept

Here lyeth the Body of
JOHN TASSELL
formerly Grocer of this Town
who departed this life March
22nd 1742 aged 82 years

199.   Stained glass window, East Wall, North Transept

To the Glory of God and in Memory of JAMES TASSELL
Solicitor of this Town and Vestry Clerk of the Parish
of Faversham from July 29th 1857 to the day of his death
November 20th 1900 this window has
been erected by subscription in grateful recollection
of half a century of public service

Tassell was 81 years old.

Principal Probate Registry Index
Administration to Allan Tassell, Solicitor and Alick James Tassell, Barrister. Effects valued at 20,846 11s 4d, re-sworn at 22,308 19s 10d

200.   Polychrome tablet on alabaster mount, South Wall of Sacrarium

To the Glory of God
and in Memory of
ALLAN TASSELL
the reredos was restored and the panels
fitted in by his many friends and the
Trustees of HATCH's Charity as a token of
respect and esteem January 1911

Tassell died 23rd February 1910 at Ospringe Place, Ospringe, aged 60

Principal Probate Registry Index
Administration to Marie Agnes, widow; effects, 13, 660 18s 2d, re-sworn 14, 583 7s 7d

201.   Ledger, Chancel

Here lieth interr'd the Body
of ISAAC TERRY Gent
thrice Mayor of this Town
who died Decr the 16th 1719
aged 64 years
Here also lieth interred ANN
the wife of ISAAC TERRY and
daughter of Mr EDWARD SPILLETT
Gent once Mayor of this Town
She died February the XXIV
MDCCXXIX aged LXX years
Near this stone lieth interred
the above mentioned EDWARD
SPILLETT
, ELIZABETH his wife
and WILLIAM his son He died
Anno Domini [1665]
[                                    ]
[                                    ]

Canterbury Court Will Dated 10th June 1710
Isaac Terry, Gentleman
To the poor of Faversham, 5; to the poor of Manston, 40 shillings.
   To his wife, Ann, for life, his farm called Moore Farm at Luddenham; after her death, then to son Abraham and his lawfully begotten issue; in default, then to his three sisters, Ann Parker, widow, Mary, wife of John Brooke and Elizabeth Ayling, widow, equally shared, for ever.
   They to pay, out of the farm, to Ann Terry, daughter of his brother, Abraham, 100.
   Also to his wife, for life, his house and malt-house and land, purchased from John Parker and Thomas Parker; after her death, to son Abraham, for ever.
   His house where his son lives and house near his back gate and 2 pieces of marshland in Luddenham, called Scott's Marsh to son Abraham, for ever; he desires that, if convenient the marsh and farm be let.
   To his wife, for life, a piece of land in St. Lawrence, Thanet, of about 6 acres, which will come to him after his mother's death; after his wife's death, then to son Abraham and his lawful heirs; in default of heirs, then to Ann Terry, daughter of brother, Abraham, for ever.
   Also to niece, Ann Terry, 30; to his three sisters, 10 each, to son Abraham, 100.
   Residue of goods, chattels, rights, credits, ready money, plate, household goods and personal estate, after payment of his debts, funeral and probate costs, to his wife, Ann, on condition that she enters into a bond, for an adequate sum with his son, for 300. so that within three months after her death, for benefit of grand daughters Anne and Mary Terry. He has no doubt that his wife will pay any surplus to son Abraham.
   His wife and son Abraham are executors
   Witnesses: Elizabeth Skinner, John Berry and Walter Jones
  
Proved 9th March 1720

Canterbury Court Will Dated 26th September 1665
Edward Spillett, Gentleman
   To the Mayor, Jurats and Commonality of Faversham, a piece of land, called "Allens", of about 4 acres, occupied by Edward Cornish the Younger, at the upper end of North Lane in Boughton under Blean, for ever, from the income of this land, bread to be given to 12 poor widows every Sunday afternoon.
   To his wife, Elizabeth, 600; to his daughters, Elizabeth, Ann and Mary, 200 each at 21 years of age; to son Edward, a scholar at Cambridge, 40 per year until he is 21, to sons, John and Robert, his house, stable, barn and land at St,. Nicholas, Thanet, equally shared, for ever.
   Appoints friends Thomas Southouse, James Franklyn, Robert   ?   and William Brook, overseers, to assist executor, to each of them, 50 shillings.
   To cousin, Elizabeth Place ?, 10; to cousin, Henry Spillett of Charing and his children, 5, equally shared; to Margaret and Ann Spillett, two daughters of his brother, Thomas, 5 each.
   After his debts and legacies are paid, residue of his real estate, leases and mortgages, to son William, who is executor.
   To Susan Jokins, Elizabeth    ?    and Martha Selby, three of his servants, 20 shillings each.
   Witnesses: Thomas Southouse and John Power ?
   Proved 4th December 1665

202.   Ledger, part covered by seating, Chancel

Here lie the Bodies of ANN
and MARY daughters of ABRAH
and MARY TERRY, ANN died ye
28th August 1721 aged 9 years
3 months MARY died August
25th 1721 aged 7 years 4 mon.
Also neare this place lieth ye
Body of ISAAC their son who
died June ye 1st 1711 aged
2 months 4 days
Here lieth the Body of
ABRAHAM TERRY of [           ]
[died 21st March 1746]
[aged 27 years]

203.   Ledger, with Arms, South Side of Chancel

Here lieth interr'd the Body of
ABRAHAM TERRY Gent ye only child
of Mr ISAAC TERRY of this Town by ANN
his wife He departed this life March
the 29th 1729 aged 50 years
Here also lieth interr'd ELIZ late wife of
the above mentioned ABR TERRY who died
Jany the 5th 1708 aged 24 years
[Here also] lyes MARY second wife of
[the above mentioned] ABRAHAM TERRY who died
Feby the 2nd 1734 aged 45 years
Left issue ELIZABETH, ABRAHAM, ISAAC and JANE

Canterbury Court Will Dated 15th April 1722
Abraham Terry, Grocer
To wife, Mary, (who is executor), "Barber's" farm in Norton, Stone and Buckland, occupied by Richard Tassell, also marshland purchased from George Carter, Gentleman, of about 30 acres in Orgarswick, Dymchurch, also 2 pieces of marshland of about 16 acres, known as "Scott's Marsh", Luddenham, occupied by Christopher Filcott, also his house, on west side of Court Street, Faversham, also his other house in Luddenham occupied by Christopher Filcott, also 6 acres of land coming to him after his mother, Ann's death, called "Close Field" in St. Lawrence, Thanet, and a house , malt-house and land, there, occupied by Thomas May, to sons Abraham and Isaac, for ever.
   To son Isaac, his farm in Boughton under Blean, called "Overland"?, occupied by Thomas Hall, for ever. To daughter, Elizabeth, his house and land at Staplestreet, Hernhill, occupied by John Pope, also 2 houses and land in Throwley, occupied by Henry Moore and Thomas Elvy, also a farm expected after the death of his mother in Sheldwich, occupied by Henry Dipton?, for ever.
   Also to Elizabeth, 600 at 21 years or day of marriage, if she dies before then, then the 600 to sons Isaac and Abraham at 21 years, equally shared.
The Hernhill property and that in Sheldwich, after his mother's death, to son Abraham, for ever.
The property in Throwley to son Isaac, for ever, if either son dies before he is 21, the legacy to the survivor.
Provided he pays his sister Elizabeth, 500 at her age of 21 or day of marriage.
To sons Isaac and Abraham, 200 each at 21, if either dies before he is 21, the 200 to the survivor.
Executor is to invest these sums at interest until the children are 21.
His wife to be guardian and trustee of his children during their minority or day of marriage for daughter.
All the rents and profits of the real and personal estate bequeathed to his children, to go towards their maintenance and education.
He requests good friend Isaac Jones of Faversham, Hoyman, to assist his wife when needed, he gives him 10 for his help.
   To the poor of Faversham, 5. Residue of goods, chattels, real estate, after his debts, legacies, funeral and probate costs are paid, to wife, Mary, for ever.
   She is to give a bond to son, Isaac, in the penalty of 800 for the security and payment of 400 to daughter Elizabeth; after her death, the 400 to be paid immediately at of the residue given to her.
   Witnesses: Francis Hunt, Edward Brooke and Robert Kennett
  
Proved 10th November 1729

THEOBALD see FAGG

204.   Large ledger, North end, South Transept Aisle

Here lieth the Body of
MARK THOMAS of this Town
Gent who departed this life
Sep ye 6th 1718 aged 42 years
Also ELIZABETH his first
wife who departed this life
Feb ye 6th 1707 aged 32 years
Also ELIZABETH his second
wife who departed this life
Nov ye 6th 1719 aged 41 years
And also ELIZABETH his
daughter who departed this
life June ye 9th 1719 aged 8 years

205.   Ledger with brass plate, by South Wall, South Transept.  The ledger is the same one as William Saker

Hic jacet EDWARD' THOMASSON quo'd'm maior isti' ville de Ffev'sham ac
EMOTA et MARGAR'TA uxores Hic quondam EDWARDUS
obiit secundo die mensis Decemberis anno dom'ni
mill'imo cccc nona'simo
cujus animab's p'itur deus amen

Thomasson (or Thompson) was Mayor in 1480

206.   Ledger with brass plate and Arms below effigy of a man, Chancel

Hic jacet electus WILLELM' THORNBURY rectus
Marmore deictus heu mortis vi que vectus
Ap'lis deno luce cessit ab hac que kalendas
Anno milleno quaruor cent bis quat' addas
X istis binis vicenis rexit et annis
Eccl'iam simul octo sedens hic corpore stamus
Cui' nos a'i'e rogitem' cunctipotentem
Ut p'ecibus n'ris nu'c miserere velit
Vermibus ut donor sic hic ostendere conor
Et sicut hic ponor ponit omnis honor
Hinc te qui transis magn' medius puer an sis
Pro me funde preces ut sit venie spes

Around his head the following:

"Credo i's'c'am eccl'iam catholica' s'v'oru' comm'ionem"

At lower end of ledger:

JOHN BAX Esq 1832

JANE BAX 1829

TOKER see BUCK

TOKER see ELVY

207.   Ledger with bottom half of effigy of a man, inscription in brass around margins
              South Chancel, most of this inscription from Cozens.

Vir probus et dignus [vir honestus amansq bewignus
Ut vere scitur SEMANUS TONG sepelitur
ic vir opportunus Baro de portubus unus
In Thrughleigh natus fuit in Fevershamq moratus
Mortuus ipse die celso fuit Epiphanie
Anno millemo] C quarter quarto quoque deno
Huius SEMANI fuerant [quadraginta bis anni
Tempus in hac vita sibi coelica sit via scita Amen]

From his mouth:

"God sende us Hevene"

208.   Black marble monument in alabaster frame, West Wall, South Aisle

Memoriae Sacrum
Viri sui seculi Siderisque foelicis
JOANNIS TROUTS Armigeri
Qui quondam Patriae rebusque derelictus
Regem Serenissimum Carolum exultantem
Exul vel spontaneus comitatus est
In Temporibus tam nubilis quam Serenis
Spectata Fidei Signalia Plurima
Ubivis approbavit
Hinc Rege redeunte Britanniae
Britanniaq sibimet ipsae
Ter Praetor Hujus municipii necnon ejusdem Centurio
meritissimi evasit
Carolisla stetit Hic Syncerus
Malleusq in Orbicipites egregius
Rex Suus Curiaeq Dynastae
ad mensam non nunquam suam
Gaudebant invicem
ut exemplaris Fidelitas in Publicum Spargeretur
Regis et Reginae vectigalium communium
Per Cantiam Surreijam & Suffeviam
Receptor Publicus emicuit
Qui deniq
Ut Pauperibus in Vita se patronum exhibueret
Sic iisdem post mortem stipendium annuale
Idemq hujus Ecclesia Vicariis
Testamento in perpetuu transcripsit
Et sic
Operum honorum dierumq saturday
Annos peragens LXVII
Vivis excessit
In piam cujus commemorationem
Primogenitus solusque Superstes
MARCUS TROUTS Armig Officii Patris merito Compos
Amoris Doloris Honoris et ergo
Hoc qualecunque Memoriale
Pie
Parentavit

Canterbury Court Will Dated 23rd April 1674
From Jacob's History:
"JOHN TROWTS, Jurat, gave in his life time the wainscot screen which stood before the west door, and by his will dated April 23rd 1674, gave five pounds to be distributed amongst the poor ten days after his decease; and settled two annuities of forty shillings each, one to the vicar so long as he was a conformable orthodox divine of the church of England, as is now established, who shall preach a sermon for the same every Friday before Easter, commonly called Good Friday, in the forenoon, in the parish church of Faversham; the other forty shillings to be distributed unto forty poor widows, or other poor people of Faversham, who shall come and hear the divine service and sermon that day, unless prevented by sickness, by the church-wardens, at the appointment of the mayor for the time being"
Of the personal part of the will:
He desires to be buried in the parish church.
   To wife, Ann, 30; to her and son Mark, all household stuff and brass, pewter, plate, bedding and linen equally shared; his house to his wife, for life. To Elizabeth, wife of his cousin, Mark P......se ?, 40 shillings, he acquits her of the debt she owes him.; to her son,   ?    , 5; to his wife's kinswoman, Elizabeth Hall?, 5; to his man servant Thomas ? and his 2 maid servants, if with him at his death, 10 shillings each.
   Residue of goods and chattels, his debts, legacies and funeral costs first paid, to son Mark; his wife and son Mark are executors. Land and houses in    ?    , and land and houses in S.........d, occupied by Ann    ?    , widow and John Kelly ?, for ever; also to Mark, 3 houses in Faversham occupied by William Lawrence, John B........ ?, and Ralph ? Champion, for ever; also to Mark, for ever, 8 ?, house at the Town Key and 4 (houses ?, at ........ ?, occupied by Thomas Taylor and James ? , Nathaniel Parker, Stephen Balden and ...................... ? , and a house and malt house in Court Street, Faversham, occupied by Francis Baker. The 40 shillings for the poor widows to come from the latter property.
   Witnesses: Henry M (can not read) and Nicholas Cr........t ?
   Proved September 1675

209.   Ledger in North Transept, from Cozens, not visible

In spem laetae resurrectionis
hic jacet MARCUS TROUTS Armig
vir regi et Ecclesiae fidus
amicis hospitalis et cordatus
ab omnibus desideratus
invisus nullis
Obiit 24th die Septembris
Anno Salutis 1683
Aetatis 45

210.   Ledger with brass plate, part hidden by seating, Chancel

On stone:

Here lyeth the Body [of MARKE TROWTS
late Jurate and once Major of]
this Town who departed
this life the 31st of May A.D. 1636
aged 56 years He had issue by Ann his
wife 3 sonnnes, JNO, MARKE and WILLIAM

On brass plate:

"Rest Happy man, for while thou didst remaine
wth us noe rest nor ease thou couldst obtaine
Deathes p't is acted then from sorrowes cease
Our hopes are firme yt thou dost rest in peace"

Lower on stone:

ANN the wife of MARK TROWTS
Gent was interred under [this]
stone the 7th day of June [1666]
in the 81st yeare of her age

211.   Ledger, inscription around edges, Chancel

Here lyeth ye Body of WILLIAM TROWTS
of Feversham, Mercatori and son of MARKE TROWTS deceased who was
sometime Maior of this Town whc said
WILL departed this life the 10th day of August 1642
in the 30th yeare of his age

Canterbury Court Will Dated 8th August 1642
William Trowts, Merchant.
He is sick in body.
To nephew, Marke Trowts, son of brother John, after the death of testator's wife, Bennett, his 2 houses in Churchland, Faversham, ocupied by Edward Wharton, Gentleman and Thomas Bird and a house in Court Street, where Mrs Sears lives, storehouses and     ?     , and dock at the Keys, at the age of 21; if he dies before then, to his father, John, for ever. To niece, Ann Trowts, daughter of John, his own house and 3 houses belonging to it in Abbey Street, occupied by Abraham Hunt, Thomas Nicholls the Younger and John Coles ?, for ever.
   To niece Susan Trowts, daughter of John, 5 houses in Churchland, occupied by William Hilton, Thomas Carter, John Hardman, Thomas Baldwin and Thomas     ?     , for ever, but if her children died before they are 21, then the properties to his brother, John, for ever. But if his wife, Bennett, is with child, all the above properties to that child.
   To his wife, Bennett, 50 over and above her jointure; to cousin Mark Trowts, son of brother, William, 20 shillings.; to cousin Joan, wife of William Osbourne, 20 shillings; to the children of his uncle, George Pysing, 10 shillings each; to Thomas Hurtt, Vicar of Faversham, 20 shillings to preach a sermon at his funeral; to the poor of Faversham, 3, distributed at the discretion of his executor; to Mark Burden, 40 shillings; to his apprentice, William ? , 20 shillings.
   Residue of goods and chattels, after payment of his debts and legacies, to brother John, who is his executor.
   Witnesses: Ann Trowts, her mark and Robert Cooper
  
Proved 2nd September 1642

212.   Ledger fragment, part of pavement, Narthex

JOHN TROWTS o[ne of]
the Jurats[ of this Town]
[                                         ]
[                             ]

TURNER see WATERMAN

213.   Ledger and brass plate, formerly in Nave, from Cozens

Hic jacet ALICIA quondam uxor WILLELMI UPTON que
obiit XXIII die
Septembris Anno D'm'ni MCCCCXIX cujus anime
propicietur Deus

214.   Ledger and brass plate, formerly in North Transept, from Cozens, month from Weaver

Hic jacet WILLELMUS UPTON qui obiit in Favershame
                          [January 2nd] Anno D'm'ni MCCCCXXIII cujus anime
              propicietur Deus

215.   Brass plate, with Arms on Ledger, formerly in North Transept, from Cozens

Hic jacet singvlare bonae indolis exemplum JOHANNES UPTON
generosa familia oriundus vir magnis negotiis per adeoq
magno reip dispendio ipsius muniis ignotus utp'te qui
mireabili ingenii sagacitati literas tum humanas tum divinas
adiunxerat Primitias juventutis academiae Cantabrigiensi
dicavit pavlo post ad jurisprudentiae cognitionem aspiraturus
et ne quid viro omnibus numeris absoluto deesset perdiscendis
etiam exterarum gentium moribus peregre navabat operam
illinc reversus uxorem duxit MARGARETAM SEATHE de Herne
uxorem tal viro dignissimam e qua postquam duos filios
JOHHANEM & JACOBUM tres viro filias MARTHAM, CATHARINAM
et ANNAM suscepisset omnesq (MARTHA excepta quae infans
tridvana mortua est) ingenue et libere educasset fatis nimis
praepropere concessit Maii 24th Anno aetatis 33 Salutis
1635 vitam q quam prudenter semper et sapienter in-
stitverat summa pietate et religione clausit

216.   Ledger in North Transept?, from Cozens

Here lies WILLIAM VARHAM
Gent who died Feb 12th [16]89
aged 57 yeares & 11 mont.

A Victualler, from Registers

217.   Ledger with Arms, South Aisle

Here lieth the Body of
ELIZABETH VARHAM ye wife
of WILLIAM VARHAM of Feversh[am]
and youngest daughter of THOS
GREENSTREET
Gent of Faversh[am]
who departed this life ye forst of
Oct[ober] [16]91 in the 54th year of hir
age

VEAR see ILES

218.   Ledger with matrices of 2 shields, 2 female children and brass plate, reused for Walker.  West Aisle, South Transept.

LYDIA WALKER died
January the 1st 1735
Aetate none months
THEODOSIA WALKER
died October ye 13th 1736
Aetate three months

219.   Square white marble ledger, by North Wall, North Transept.

On the east side of this stone
are deposited the remains of
Mrs ELIZABETH WARREN
niece of Mr H, SOUTHOUSE
She died the 30th of May
1832
aged 80 years

220.   Ledger with Arms, part hidden under seating, but recorded by Cozens

Here lyeth in Hope of
a Joyful Resurrection the Body of SARAH
wife of FRANCIS WATERMAN
daughter of ROBERT KNOWLER
of this Town Gent
who departed this life
[the 28th day of April 1694]
[aged 61 yeares & 7 months]

221.   Ledger, with Arms, Centre Aisle, North Transept.

Here lyeth
the Body
of THOMAS WATERMAN
late of this Town Gent
who departed this life Sept ye 27th
1706
in the 54th year of his age

Canterbury Court Will Dated 27th September 1706, (died same day)
Thomas Waterman, Gentleman
He is sick and weak.
All his estate, after his debts and funeral costs are paid, to his sister, Ann Waterman, who is his executor. He desires his brother, Edward of Leeds, (Kent), Clerk, (Vicar), to aid and assist his executor.
Signs will with his mark X, no doubt too weak to do otherwise.
Witnesses: Elizabeth Hills, her mark, Stephen Everard and William Allen
Proved 15t October 1706

222.   Ledger with Arms, part hidden under seating, but recorded by Cozens

Here lyeth in Hope of
Joyfull Resurrection ye Body
of FRANCIS WATERMAN Gent
Service Master and Captain of
the Select Trained Bande
of this Town
who departed this life
[November 7th 1707]
[aged 79 years and 6 months]

Canterbury Court Will Dated 9th April 1707
Francis Waterman, Gentleman
Desires to be buried in Faversham church.
   To daughter, Anne, an annuity of 12 ?, to be paid from his property and 30 acres of arable and pasture at Herne, occupied by Edward Coleman, for life.
   If Anne marries and leaves lawful issue, his executor to pay her children, 200 equally shared. Also to Anne, a silver tankard, marked A.W. And 2 fine pillow bears marked, F. S.W., also to Anne, his house adjoining Hoggland in Faversham, occupied by Thomas Barrow, also his house adjoining the latter, occupied by John Vallence; also his house, malt house, brew house, gardens and well house on west side of North Street, alias Court Street, Faversham, occupied by Henry Earle and William Browne, for ever.
   To niece, Amy Turner, wife of William Turner, 5.
   To son Edward, all the rest of his houses and lands, for ever; Edward is his executor, and has the residue of the estate, Edward to pay his debts upon mortgage, bonds or otherwise.
   Witnesses: John Pizing, William Peirce and John Tassell
  
Proved 20th November 1707

223.   Ledger with Arms, Chancel

Here lyeth the Body of
EDWARD WATERMAN
Master of Arts, Vicar of
Hollingbourne and Curate of
Leeds and Bromfield in this
County
His life was In[        ] and
Exemplary & the duty which
[he] [         ]s'd upon [         ] he
[            ]y practised himself Til
at last as he had lived so he
died in peace with all men
on the 5th of May 1725
aged 67 years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 26th April 1725
Edward Waterman of Leeds, Clerk, (Vicar)
Desires to be buried in Faversham church, as close as possible to the grave of his father.
   To Mary Worth, of Leeds, widow, his little clock and all belonging to it, the chest in his chamber and all in it, except the shirts, which go to George Davies. Also to Mary Worth, his 2 feather beds, with bolsters, pillows, blankets, quilts, cushions and vallence, together with [     ?     ] , all chairs, tables, glass bottles, brewing vessels, beer and wine, household goods and furniture in his house at Leeds. She had apparently entertained his friends and this bequests makes amends for her troubles.
   To Elizabeth Worth, a silver tankard he bought from her father, which is marked with his coat of arms and E.W. ; and a silver cup with 2 handles marked, I.W.M., and [    ?    ] pounds.
   Also to Elizabeth, a case of drawers in his chamber and all in it except the shirts which go to George Davies, also 10.
   To the poor of Leeds, 5; to the poor of Hollingbourne, 5; to the poor of Broomfield, 50 shillings and to the poor of Faversham, 10.
   To George Britcher, 3 guineas; to Mary Hadlow, 3 guineas; to Agnes Pullen, 3 guineas, all these of Leeds. To John Worral of Faversham, Carpenter, 10; to sister, Ann Waterman, all his real estate, for life; after her death, the estate, including 67 acres in Reculver and Chislet, occupied by Valentine Cock , to Thomas Aldersley, subject to an annuity of 5, for John, son of John and [       ] Mercer of Tunbridge.
   A house and 32 acres in in Herne and [    ?    ] at Hoath in Reculver occupied by John Christian, to Edward son of Robert Waller late of Town Malling.
   A house, outhouse and garden in Faversham, near the Market place occupied by William Greenland, to Elizabeth daughter of William and Amy Turner late of Milton next Sittingbourne. Houses and land in Faversham, not already bequeathed, to William son of William and Amy Turner, the last 3 bequests not to be possessed until after the death of his sister, Ann.
   The house his grandfather, Knowler, lived in at Faversham, in Court Street, in which testator has certain rights, to sister Anne, which she will give ?, by deed or otherwise to Thomas Aldersley.
   To John Spencer Colepepper, son of William Colepepper, Esq, of Hollingbourne, the principal and interest owing to testator upon a bond of William Colepepper.
   Sister Anne is his executor, he desires his kinsmen, Thomas Aldersley and William Turner to be overseers of the will and to assist his sister; they to have 20 each for their trouble.
   Residue after his debts, legacies and funeral costs are paid, to sister Anne.
   Witnesses: Roger Meredith, William Flint and Francis Hartridge
  
Proved 6th July 1725

224.   Variegated marble, with an odd, small sarcophagus at base.  North Wall, North Transept.

This monument id set up
by the pious donation of
Mrs ANNE WATERMAN Gentlewoman
lately of this Town who dyed December the 13th
1727 aged 67 years and lyeth interr'd in this
Chancel and near this place by an appointment in whose
last will provision was made for the erecting of it
expressly in Memory of her Honoured Father an Mother
FRANCIS and SARAH WATERMAN
the former of whom departed this life Novem the 7th
1707 aged 79 years and the latter (who was daughter
of ROBERT KNOWLER of this Town, Gent) died April
the 28th 1694 aged 61 years
From the abovesaid FRANCIS and SARAH WATERMAN were descended seven Sons
and Daughters four of which died in their infancy and are buried
in this chancel as
afterwards were their remaining issue THOMAS WATERMAN lately of this Town
Gent who departed this life Septem the 27th 1706 in the 54th year of his age
The Reverend EDWARD WATERMAN A.M. Vicar of Hollingbourne &c who died May
the 5th 1725 aged 67 years and the abovementioned Mrs ANNE WATERMAN to
whose munificence and filial gratitude it is solely owing that this stately monumt.
hath been erected
It was finished and set up by the care of Mr WILLIAM TURNER who was left sole
executor of her said will in the year from our blessed Lord Incarnation 1728

225.   Ledger, West Aisle, North Transept.

Here lieth buried the
Body of MARY WATSON
daughter of JOHN WATSON
Hoyman of this Town
and ELIZABETH his wife She
departed this life ye 3rd day
of Sep 1721 aged 6 years
& 6 months The ancestors
of this child & her brother
JOHN lye opposite ye School
Door without

226.   Ledger with Arms, partly under stone step, Narthex

Here lies interred the Body of
JOHN WATSON Esq one of ye
Jurats of this Town who having
been twice elected Mayor
died in the said office the 13th
day of April 1740 aged
64 years
Here also lies ELIZABETH
the wife of the abovesaid
JOHN WATSON who died ye 13th day
of Sept 1740 aged 32 years

John Watson was Mayor in 1732 and 39

227.   Ledger, (skull and crossbones), West Aisle, South Transept

Here lyeth interred
the Body of THOMAS
WEBB
Gent who departed this life
February ye 22nd 1670 aged
65 years

228.   Variegated marble, with Arms, West Wall, North Aisle


ANN WELLER 1741

Near this place lieth the Body
of ANN wife of Capt EDWARD
WELLER
of this Town she died
June 16th 1741 aged 54 years
and left issue one daughter
ANN married to Mr
EDWARD NORWOOD of Ashford
This is also a memorial
of Capt EDWARD WELLER
Venerable for his Integrity
and Simplicity of Manners
Adorned
with all those Virtues
that Dignify & Accomplish
the Christian, Husband, Parent,
Friend & Gentleman
He died 21st July 1762
Aged 84

WHITE see WHITFIELD

229.   Ledger, Narthex

SAMUEL WHITFIELD late one of the
Jurates of Feversham who departed
this life the first day of July 1640
"As from the Earth ye Body came,
Unto the Earth I it Bequeath,
My Soul into the hands of Christ,
until the Resurrection Day,
Then shall they both be joynd again,
with Christ in Glory to remaine,
there neithr griefe nor dreadful death,
shall ever put thee more to paine"

HADAREZER WHITFIELD
obt the 15th of April 1787 aged 30 years
Entrance of the vault

230.   White marble oval tablet, with Arms, West Wall, North Transept

Sacred to the Memory of
JOSIAH WHITFIELD of this Town
who died the 14th of May 1746 aged 44 years
Also LUCY wife of JOSIAH WHITFIELD
died the 31st of January 1775 aged 74 years
HADAREZER their grandson
died the 15th of April 1787 aged 30 years
LUCY WHITE died the 16th of January
1794 aged 51 years
SARAH WHITFIELD of New Romney
(mother of HADAREZER WHITFIELD)
died the 26th of May 1818
aged 86 years
In due respect JOHN WHITFIELD
caus'd this to be erected

WHITFIELD see PRESTON

231.   Small ledger, with Skull, partly hidden by seating, East Aisle, South Transept, part from Cozens

[                                ]
[WINNIFRED daughter of]
[JOHN and] WINNIFREDE WHYTE
who dyed Ap 26th 1676
aged 3 yeares 3
weeks & 2 dayes

232.   White marble tablet, East Wall, South Transept

Near this place lieth the Body of ELIZ
wife of VINCENT WILLIAMS Gent who departed
this life May 16th 1751 aged 71 years

Near this place also lieth the Body of
MARY wife of HENY. COBB daughter of VINCT
and ELIZ WILLIAMS who departed ys life
April 30th 1758 aged 45 years

Also three of her sons WILLIAM, HENRY
and HENRY

Also
near this place lieth the Body
of VINCENT WILLIAMS Gent
He died Jany 1st 1764 aged 84 years

Near this place are interred the
remains of ELIZABETH daughter
of HENRY and MARY COBB and wife
of JOHN CORNE who died the
13th of September 1781 aged 45 years

Vincent Williams was Mayor in 1741

Canterbury Court Will Dated 26th April 17
Vincent Williams, Gentleman
To Henry Cobb of Faversham, Grocer, his farms and land in Hothfield, Sheldwich, Selling, Badlesmere and Faversham, subject to being charged with an annuity of 100, for Henry Cobb.
   After the estate is administered, to William Hilton of Faversham, Yeoman, during the life of Henry Cobb, in trust, for the payment of the annuity to Cobb.
   After the death of Henry Cobb, the real estate, still subject to the 100 annuity, to the lawful issue of his grand daughter, Elizabeth Corn, wife of John Corn of London, Haberdasher, and their lawfully begotten children, equally shared. If all the children die before they are 21, then to the heirs ? of Henry Cobb, for ever.
   To Law Cobb of Stone, Yeoman, during the life of grand daughter, Elizabeth Corn, an annuity of 100, upon trust, from the above property, to pay this to Elizabeth Corn, for life. He gives Law Cobb power to distrain the estate if payment is not forthcoming.
   All his ready money, bonds, mortgages, goods, chattels and personal estate, after his debts, funeral and probate costs are paid, to Henry Cobb, who with William Hilton, is his executor.
   Witnesses: Richard Marsh, Clerk, Daniel Hill, Clerk, (both Vicars) and John T. Barling
  
Proved 6th February 1764 Power reserved to William Hilton

233.   Ledger, part hidden under seating, By South Wall, South Transept

In Hope of a Joyful Resurrection
heer lyeth interred the Body of
Mr FRANCIS WINSOR Juratt [         ]
deceased ye 13th day of January 1640
aged 39 years and [              ]
his wife daughter of Mr [WILLIAM]
DAND Vicar of Selling
She was after married to Mr JOHN G[REENSTREET]
of Perry and departed this life [               ]
October 1680 aged 74 years
One onely daughter
CHRISTIAN survives

There is an inventory of Winsor's estate in the County Archives at Maidstone, PRC/27/881

234.   Black slate and pink alabaster, with Arms, North Wall, North Transept


GYLES WINSTON 1659

NEAR THIS PLACE LIETH YE BODY OF
GYLES WINSTON YE ONLY CHILD OF
PHILLIP WINSTON OF WILLINGTONS
COURT IN YE COUNTY OF GLOSTER GENT
& OF JOANE HIS WIFE HE DIED YE 4th OF
JUNE 1659 AGED 8 YEARS

235.   Ledger with 2 brass plates, one with Arms, Nave, Transeptal Crossing

Here lieth interred the Bodie of ZUTPHANIA
WOOD
late wife of JOHN WOOD the younger
of this Town Gent and daughter to the Right
Worshipful Sir CHRISTOPHER CLYVE Knt. She was
born at Zutphen in Gelderland and dyed
in child-bed the 26th day of October 1635
being 19 yeares of age at the time of her
death leaving issue one only daughter named
ZUTPHANIA

236.   Ledger, once in South Aisle, from Cozens

Here lyeth the Body of JOHN WOOD late of
Feversham Gent who dyed the 25th day of July
1640 and had issue by ZUTPHANIA his wife and
daughter of Sir CHRISTOPHER CLYVE of Preston Knight
one only daughter ZUTPHANIA aetatis suae 25

Canterbury Court Will Dated 19th July 1640
John Wood Gentleman
He is sick.
He desires to be buried in Faversham church, as close as possible to his father and wife..
   To niece, Mary Brewer, daughter of William Brewer, 5; to Francis Winsor, Gentleman, one of the Jurats of Faversham and Amy his wife, 20 shillings each, to buy a ring; to Reginald Edwardes, 20 shillings to buy a ring; to John Dyer of Faversham, Gentleman, 20 shillings; to Edward Hales of Faversham, Gentleman, 20 shillings to buy a ring; to William Shirley ?, Curate of Faversham, 3, to preach a sermon at his funeral.
   To daughter, Zutphania, all his real estate in Ospringe and Stone and elsewhere in Kent, for ever.
   His brother (in law ?), Stephen Hayward of Faversham, Gentleman and friend, Boys Oure, Gentleman and Jurat of Faversham, to be guardians of his daughter until she is 18 or day of marriage, if earlier; they to be responsible for her education and maintenance, they to have 30 per annum for this until she is 10, then 40 per annum until she is 18 or married. The guardians must give her an accurate account of the rents and profits which come into their hands when she is 18 or married, if earlier. To the guardians, for their pains and care educating her, 10 each, per annum, until his daughter is 18.
Hayward and Oure are executors.
   Witnesses: Thomas Hilton, John Bridges and J. Dyer.
   Proved 23rd October 1640 and again 13th April 1641, Bridges, Dyer and Margaret Court mentioned.

237.   Ledger, Centre Aisle, South Transept

[                          ]
MARY the wife of Mr [HENRY] WRAIGHT
who died the 13th day of
January 1683
Here lyeth the Body of
HENRY WRAIGHT Gent who
departed this life the [ ] day
of December Anno Dom 1695
in the 73rd year of his age

238.   Brass plate on brown marble, with Crest, South West Pillar of Choir

In Loving Memory of
GEORGE FREDERICK WRAIGHT
The King's Liverpool Regiment
who fell gloriously in action
at Guillemont, France
on July 30th 1916
aged 21 years
"All Honour give to those,
who Nobly Striving, Nobly Fell,
that we might Live"

239.   Ledger and brass plate, once in South Aisle, from Cozens

Orate pro animabus JOHANNIS WYGMORE Generosi
quondam socii de Grays Inn et EDITHE consortis
sue et omnium filiarum suarum ac RICARDI
filii ejus qui quidem JOHANNES obiit XXVI die men
sis Octobris Anno Domini millesimo CCCCXCII
quorum animabus propicietur Deus Amen

John Wygmore was Mayor in 1483

240.   Ledger with brass plate and effigy, once in South Aisle, from Cozens

Hic jacet ELIZABETHA WYTHIOT uxor ROBERTI WY
THIOT
una filiarum JOANNIS BROMSTONE nuper de
Preston juxta Feversham armigeri que quidem
ELIZABETHA obiit undecimo died mansis Julii Anno
Domini millesimo quingentisimo 2 cujus anime
propicietur Deus Amen

Robert Wythiot was Mayor in 1506

 

CHURCHYARD (A to H)

PRE - 1858 GRAVES

241.   Portland Stone Headstone

To
the Memory of
GEORGE ABOTT
of this Town who died
the 16th of September 1772
Aged 58 Years
also three of his children
CATHERINE, JAMES
and GEORGE

242.   Sandstone Headstone, with winged putti

S.M.
Of HESTER
Wife of WILLIAM
ADMANS
of this Town Drudger
She died Oct the 3rd 1762
Aged 62 Years
Also the above named
WILLIAM ADMANS died July 23rd 177[  ]
Aged [  ]9 Years

Verses in shape of a book
"In Love
I Lived
In Love I Died
In Hopes
With Christ
For two Abide"

243.   Portland Stone Headstone

[                             ]
RICHARD ADMANS
born the 11th day of June 17[  ]
died the 6th day of April 1818?
(Eroded Verses)

244.   Portland Stone Headstone, against wall

Sacred
to the Memory of
GEORGIANA
Wife of Dr WM. AITON R.N.
Late of the Coast Blockade Service here
Mrs AITON was a Native of
West Lothian N.B. And died
at Ospringe the 28th of December 1835
Aged 44 Years Deeply
Regretted by her Husband
and numerous Family
and Respected by
all who knew her
Also AGNES MACRORIE
Widow of JOHN HENSHAW
and daughter of the above
who died in London 26th Sept 1901
Aged 78 Years

245.   Portland Stone Headstone

Here
lieth the Bodys of
MATTHEW ANDREWS Esq
and ELIZABETH his Wife
He died the 12th January 1778
Aged 57 Years
She died the 22nd of December
1781 Aged 70 Years
On the right hand of this stone
lieth MARY Wife of
WILLIAM HALL and Sister of the
above Mr ANDREWS who died the
12th October 1780
Aged 67 Years

246.   Sandstone Headstone

In
Affectionate Remembrance
of
THOMAS ANDREWS
who died January 14th 1884
Aged 71 years
Also of LUCY Wife of the above
who died February 19th 1856
Aged 43 Years
Also of MARY ANN
second Wife of the above
who died January 7th 1884
Aged 73 Years
Also of nine children of the above named
THOMAS and LUCY ANDREWS
who died in infancy
"Blessed be the hand that gave
And Blessed when it takes
Blest be he who smites to save
who heals the heart he breaks
Perfect and True are all his ways
whom Heaven adores and death obeys"

247.   Portland Stone Headstone

To the Memory of
THOMAS son of
WILLIAM & ANN APPLEYARD
late of the Parish of St. Martin, London
who died the 13th of Aug. 1841
Aged 23 Years
"[                          ]
[                          ]
Mourn not [           ]
For Christ [           ]"

248.   Sandstone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
WILLIAM APPLEYARD
who departed this life
July 13th 1850
Aged 73 Years
Also SARAH
Wife of the above
who died March 17th 1864
Aged 85 Years

ARGAR see KIRBY

249.   Portland Stone Headstone

In Memory of
JOHN ARNOLD
who died 1st September 1823
Aged 64 Years
Also MARY Wife of the above
who died 13th February 1842
Aged 46 Years
This stone is erected by their
Daughter ELIZABETH

250.   Portland Stone Headstone

Sacred
to
the Memory of
MARY
Wife of FREDERICK GEORGE ARNOLD
who departed this life
the 16th of October 1839
Aged 31? Years
"I know that my Redeemer Liveth"
FREDERICK GEORGE ARNOLD
died December 7th 1891?
Aged 86 Years
"A Sinner Saved by Grace"

251.   Portland Stone Headstone

East Side
In Memory
of
THOMAS ATHERDEN
who died September the 25th 1841
Aged 56 Years
Also ESTHER his Wife who
died October the 8th 1842
Aged 58 Years
CHARLES GRAVENER late of Dover
who died February the 11th 1834
Aged 82 Years

Thomas Atherden left a will, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury,Prob11/903, but it is in very bad condition and, more or less, unreadable. The PCC wills, now available, are all contemporary copies, the originals were deliberately destroyed in, I believe the 1980's, despite the Society of Genealogists offering to house and preserve them.

252.   Headstone

To the Memory of GEORGE ATTAWAY
who died the 28th of April 1840
Aged 61 Years
Also
ELIZABETH ANN Wife of the above
who died Nov 26th 1839
Aged 77 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 13th March 1840
George Attaway
  
To William Attaway Topley of Faversham, Labourer, 19; after the death of testator's wife, Elizabeth Ann, Topley also gets 181.
   To wife, Elizabeth, the whole interest and rents of his real and personal estate, for her lifetime, for her and son John's maintenance. After his wife's death, then to son John, for his lifetime; if John dies without lawful heirs, the estate is to be sold by auction and proceeds shared between testator's brothers and sisters and William Attaway Topley. He appoints his wife, Edwin Watson of Faversham, Woolstapler and George Attaway of Faversham, Labourer, executors.
   Witnesses: J.F. Chittenden, Surgeon of Faversham and Jos. Millne, Schoolmaster of Faversham
   Proved 16th July 1840. Goods, chattels and credits value less than 450, power reserved to Edwin Watson.

253.   Sandstone Headstone

In Memory of
MARY
Wife of GEORGE ATTAWAY
who died July 1st 1851
Aged 69 Years
Also GEORGE ATTAWAY
who died February 10th
1856 Aged 76

254.   Portland Stone Headstone

In Memory of JOHN AYERS
of this Town who departed this life
the 24th of November 1808
Aged 53 Years
Also of two of his children
who died in their infancy

Canterbury Court Will Dated 22nd November 1808
John Ayers, Senior, Dredgerman
To his wife Elizabeth, for life, all household furniture, plate, linen and ( ? ) and personal estate and effects.
After his wife's death, the above goes to son John. He appoints John Horton and William Hills to be his executors.
Witnesses: John Horton, William Hills and Mary Strains
Proved 28th March . Value of goods, chattels and credits less than 200

255.   Portland Stone Headstone

To the Memory of
BYNG BAKER
of this Town
who died the 10th of April [   ]
Aged 86 ? Years
Also FRANCES his Wife
who died the 9th of February
1895 Aged 63 Years

256.   Large Portland Stone Headstone and Body Stone

Sacred
to the Memory of
ELIZABETH
the beloved Wife of
the Reverend THOMAS BAKER
Wesleyan Minister
She fell asleep in Christ
the 9th of May 1812 Aged 36 Years
"Her Life was Eminently Useful and
her Death Greatly Lamented
The Memory of the Just is Blessed"
Also of
JOSEPH JOHN BAKER
Son of the above
who died March the 21st 1810
Aged 8 Months

257.   Portland Stone Headstone

Here
lies interred the Body of
ALICE Wife of WILLIAM
BALCOMBE
of this Town
She died 6th of September 1773
Aged 38 Years
Also WILLIAM Son of
the abovesaid WILLIAM and ALICE BALCOMBE
He died 12th of November 1773
Aged 4 Years

258.   Portland Stone Headstone

To the Memory of
WILLIAM BALCOMBE
of this Town who departed this
life the 7th of May 1790
Aged 56 Years

BALCOMBE see LEWIS

259.   Small Sandstone Headstone, with carved Flowers and Putti

Here lyeth buried the
Body of JANE BALDEN the
Wife of WILLIAM BALDEN
of this Town, Senior, who
died 29th December
1719 Aged 68? Years

260.   Portland Stone Headstone, with Skulls and Hourglass

Here lies the Body of
MARY the Wife of
JOHN BALDWIN of this
Town Clockmaker daur
of THO & KATHE COBB
She died ye 3rd day of June
1748 Aged 43 Years
near this place lies 3 of
her children viz HEN, THO,
MARY survived JN & KATHE

261.   Large Portland Stone Headstone

In
Memory of JOHN BALDWIN
of this Town, Sen
and SARAH his Wife
He died 26th February
1767 [            ]
She died 19th February 176[ ]
Also of WRIOTHESLEY and MARY their Son and Daughter

BANFIELD see SKINNER

262.   Portland Stone Chest Tomb, Sandstone Ledger

North Side
Sacred to the Memory of
ANN BANKS
from Worcestershire who departed this life
the 6th of September 1826 Aged 19 Years

South Side
Sacred to the Memory of
                   [                    ]
[                                          ]
[                                          ]

263.   Sandstone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
JOHN BANKS
died July 7th 1857
Aged 47 Years
leaving a widow and four
Daughters
also two Sons who died
in their infancy
Also ELIZABETH
Daughter of the above
died March 10th 1867
Aged 18 Years
Also HARRIET Widow of the above
died Feb 8th 1892 Aged 74 Years

264.   Small Coffin shaped Stone

JULIE ESTHER BARNES
who departed this life 25th February 1844 Aged 1 Month
ELEONORE ELIZABETH BARNS
departed this life 30th November 1843 Aged 13 Months

265.   Coffin shaped Stone

North Side
Sacred to the Memory of HENRY BARNES
who departed this life 1st July 1860
Aged 55 Years

South Side
Sacred to the Memory of
JULIE ESTHER Wife of HENRY BARNES
who departed this life 14th November 1856
Aged 38 Years
leaving issue seven Sons and two Daughters

Principal Probate Registry Index
Henry Barnes, Hoyman, Contractor and Farmer, died at Ramsgate. Administration to Mary Tilly Barnes, Widow and John Martin of Chilham, Farmer, effects under 20,000

266.   Portland Stone Headstone

To the Memory of
WILLIAM BARROW
of this Parish who died
on the 23rd of June 1837
Aged 58 Years
Also ANN BARROW his Wife
died June the 10th 1851
Aged 78 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 16th ? January 1832
William Barrow, Gardener
Debts, funeral and probate costs to be first paid.
   To wife, Ann, all household goods, implements, plate, linen, china, clothes, goods, chattels and effects in his house and bake-house, for ever.
   Also to Ann, his dwelling house in Faversham, with bake-house and coal shed; also the house adjoining, for her lifetime; she to receive rents and to keep properties in good repair and insured.
   After his wife's death, the first mentioned house, to niece, Elizabeth Ann Barrow, for ever. The other house to Ann Taylor, his wife's niece, for ever. In case Elizabeth Barrow dies before she is entitled to the property, then the house to Eliza Taylor, sister of Ann Taylor, for ever. In case Ann Taylor dies before she is entitled to her house, then the house to Lydia Turner, another niece of his wife, for ever; however, if all four beneficiaries die before they can inherit, then to his own right heirs, for ever.
   Ready money and securities for money, debts and residue of personal estate, to Thomas Sharp of Faversham, Wine and Brandy Merchant, upon trust. Sharp is to pay his debts, funeral and probate costs and invest remainder at interest in government or real securities and pay interest to wife Ann for her lifetime. After her death, then to divide the fund, equally between Elizabeth Ann Barrow,
   Ann and Eliza Taylor and Lydia Turner. Thomas Sharp is executor as well as trustee.
   Witnesses: William Diprose, Major T. Irish and Edward Finn
  
Proved 19th July 1837. Goods, chattels and credits, value less than 300.

267.   Portland Stone Chest Tomb, the inscriptions run around several sides


ANN BARTLETT 1680

[Here lye]th interred ye Body of ANN BARTLETT who departed
this life April ye 14th 1680 Aged 20 Yeares
[and] 20 Daies
Here lyeth interred allso ye Body of WILLIAM BARTLETT
of this Town, Fellmonger
He departed this life the 25th
October 1675 Aged 56

268.   Sandstone Headstone, with 3 skulls

Here lies interred the Bodies
of STEPHEN BARTON
ELIZABETH
his Wife
He died February 28th 1722 Aged 57 Years
She died November [   ] 1750 ? Aged 54 Years
A [                                            ]

BASS see NEWALL

269.   Small Sandstone Headstone

Here lyeth buried
the Body of SARAH BASSETT
the Daughter of THO and
ELIZ. BASSETT of this Town
who departed this life
July the 29th day 1719
Aged [   ] Years

BATT see SKINNER

270.   Portland Stone Headstone

To the Loving Memory of
CATHERINE BECKETT who died March 9th 1794
[    ] CATHERINE BECKETT
Daughter of above
who died January 20th 1871
Aged 82 Years

271.   Portland Stone Headstone

In Loving Memory
ELIZABETH
Wife of GEORGE BECKETT
who died [                           ]
[               ]
[                                    ]
and of the above named
GEORGE BECKETT who died [                    ] Aged [  ]4 Years
[                                                        ]
"A Man of Integrity and Charity"
who died the 1st of October 1830 Aged 85 Years

BELLAMY see DRAYSON

272.   Portland Stone Headstone

To the Memory of
HARRIET BENAMOR
who departed this life
the 22nd of November 1830
Aged 52 Years
Also
SPOHIA BENAMOR
who died April 5th 1852
Aged 81 Years

273.   Portland Stone Double Headstone

S.M.
SARAH late Wife of
THOS. BENNETT
departed this life
Oct ye 7th 1752
in the 32nd Year
of her Age
Also two Children
viz THOS. & MARY
who died in their infancy
Here
also lies the Body of
ANN Wife of THOMAS BENNETT
Shipwright of this
Town who departed
this life the 18th of
September 1759
Aged 25 Years
Also THOMAS Son of the
above THOMAS & ANN
who died Nov 11th 1760
Aged 3 Years

274.   Portland Stone Headstone

To
the Memory of
ELIZABETH BENNETT Wife of
THOMAS BENNETT
of this Town, Gent
who died the 17th of September 1753
Aged 48? Years

275.   Portland Stone Headstone

To
the Memory of
THOMAS BENNETT
of this Town, Gent
who died the 20th of September
1792 Aged 73 Years

276.   Small Portland Stone Headstone

To
the Memory of MARY Wife of
THOMAS BENNETT
who died [   ] January 1807 Aged 75 Years

277.   Portland Stone Headstone

Here
lieth the Body of
JOHN BENNETT
who died the 9th of
January 1823
Aged 6[  ] Years

278.   Portland Stone Headstone

Here lies interred four Children
of  WILLIAM & ELIZABETH BENNETT
of this Town
one Son and three Daughters
who all died under four years old

BENNETT see CREAMER

BENNETT see REED

BENTLEY see DERVALL

BENTLEY see HURST

279.   Portland Stone Headstone

In
Memory of JOHN
BIGGS
, Miller obiit
June ye 22nd 1755 Aet 35 Years
He married the only
Daughter of THOMAS FOREMAN,
Hoyman of this Town by whom
he had only one Son
who died in his infancy
This stone was erected by MARY BIGGS
Wife of the above
Near this place lieth the
remains of his Father JNO BIGGS
also MARY BIGGS Wife of
JOHN BIGGS died the 29th of
March 1792 Aged 70 Years

280.   Portland Stone Coffin Shaped, with Coped top

South Side
In
Memory of
CAROLINE BLANLAND Daughter of
the Revd. JOHN DARBY and LIZZA BIRT
who died the 3rd of October 1844

North Side
In
Memory of
HENRIETTA HELEN BLANLAND Daughter of
the Revd. JOHN DARBY and LIZZA BIRT
who died the 24th of March 1851
Aged 3 Years

281.   Portland Stone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
the Revd. JOHN BIRT D.D.
Vicar of this Parish who died May 11th 1847
Aged 59 Years
Also of SUSANNA BIRT
Wife of the above
born 14th Sep. 1795
died 13th Oct 1869

282.   Portland Stone, Coffin Shaped with Coped top

In Memory of LIZZA Wife of the
Revd. JOHN DARBY BIRT M.A.
Who died April 14th 1851
Aged 34 Years

283.   Sandstone Headstone and Bodystone

Sacred
to the Memory of
JOHN BLACKMAN
late of Sheerness
who fell asleep in Christ
on the
7th day of July 1850
Aged 46 Years
Also
ELIZABETH BLACKMAN
Widow of the above
who died January 1st 1882
Aged 78 Years

Bodystone
Also ELIZABETH Relict of [                           ]
who died October [       ] 187[  ]

BLACKMAN see STRAINS

284

Portland Stone Headstone, inscribed East Face

Sacred
to the Memory of
CALEB BLAKE Esq
of his Majesty's Royal Navy
lately an inhabitant of this Town
and Benefactor to the
Almshouses who departed
this life August the 1st 1835
in the 64th Year of his Age
"Requiescat in Pace"

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 21st July 1828
Caleb Blake, Gentleman
   Appoints Revd. Henry John Rush, of Crowhurst, Sussex and friend John Payn of Faversham, Coal Merchant, executors, to John Payn, for his troubles, 50.
   Desires his body to be buried in the new burial ground at Faversham and that only his executors follow his body to the ground, and that a headstone and bodystone be placed on his grave.
   His farm, called West Tong Farm and several pieces of land in Tong and Murston, occupied by William Ely; also his farm called Ham? Field in Preston next Faversham, occupied by John Chambers and George Brooke Chambers; also his dwelling house on the West side of Preston Street, Faversham, to his niece, Mary Anne, wife of Henry John Rush, for her lifetime. After her death, to her husband, if living, for his lifetime, for his support and that of his children by Mary Anne. After his death, to their lawfully begotten children, for ever, equally shared.
   All household furniture, plate, linen, china, books, watches, jewels and trinkets, to niece Mary Rush.
   To John Henry Rush and John Payn, 1,000, upon trust, to place out, at interest in Public Funds or good mortgages, interest to pay for the bringing up of his natural or reputed son, Charles Cheesman, until he is 21. Trustees can use up to 100 to place Charles apprentice and when he is 21, trustees to pay him a sum, which, on top of the apprenticeship premium, amounts to 500.
   To the Mayor, Jurats and Commonalty of Favesham, , 600, part of his share in the 3% Joint Stock Reduced Bank Annuities, upon trust, that they receive half the dividends and share it equally between 6 poor widows belonging to Menfield Almshouse in Preston Street. The other half of the dividends to the Churchwardens and Overseers of the poor in Faversham, to be distributed, in bread to the poor, for ever.
   Residue of goods, chattels, ready money, money in public funds, debts owed, personal estate and effects, to his trustees, upon trust, they to sell all not consisting of money and pay his debts, funeral and probate costs and legacies and invest the residue at interest. They to pay annual income to niece Mary Rush, for her lifetime. After her death, then to her husband, if living. After his death or of the survivor, then the stock and residue of his personal estate, to their children, equally shared at 21 years of age, in meantime, interest to be used for their benefit. If all the children died before they are 21, without lawful issue, then to the next of kin of niece Mary Rush.
   Witnesses: William Jefferys, Junior, Attorney, Faversham, William C. Morgan, Solicitor, Faversham and Edward Hall, their Clerk.

C
odicil dated 6th February 1835
He revokes the legacy of 1,000 to his trustees, in trust for natural son Charles Cheeseman. He gives Charles 500 at 21 years of age, in the meantime, the interest on the 500 towards his maintenance. If Charles dies before he is 21, the 500 to become part of his residuary personal estate. He also revokes the legacy to the town of Faversham and gives, instead, 200 3% Bank Annuities, upon trust, to use income to pay for coal for 6 poor widows at Menfield Almshouse, yearly, as they think fit.
   To his housekeeper Sarah Selby?, a 20 annuity, for life; he charges this to his personal estate. Rest of will ratified.
   Witnesses: Harriot Lucy Pritchard and William C. Morgan
  
Proved 17th August 1835

285.   Portland Stone Headstone

To the Memory of
THOMAS BONNER who died the 6th January
1819? Aged 78? Years
Also SUSANNA his Wife
who died the 20th? of April 1812?
Aged 72? Years

286.   Sandstone Headstone

In Memory of
THOMAS
BAKER
BOULDEN
who died May 21st 18[   ]
Aged 63 Years
Also CAROLINE Wife of the above
who died November 20th 1847
Aged 35 Years
Also FANNY their Daughter
who died October 20th 1847
Aged 4 Years
Also ELEANOR
second Wife of the above
who died October 16th 1869
Aged 58 Years

287.   Sandstone Headstone

In Memory of MARK BOULDING
born April 25th 1774
died March 8th 1812
Also ELIZABETH BOULDING
Wife of the above
born April 8th 1784
died July 8th 1867
and
MARY RUCK
born August 21st 1784
died Dec 21st 1865

Principal Probate Registry Index
Elizabeth Boulding, Administration to Mark Whiting of Ospringe, Builder and Grandson, effects under 100.
Mary Ruck, of 47 Tanner Street, Spinster, Administration to William Whiting of Ospringe, Builder's Clerk, the nephew, effects under 100.

288.   Double Sandstone Headstone

Here
lies the Body of
DANE BOURNE
of this Town
Bricklayer He
died Jan 20th
1710 in ye 65th
Year of his Age
Here lies the Body
of
ELIE BOURNE of this Town Widow
She died Nov 11th 1722
Aged 76 Years
Here also lies ELLEN DOWN
She died March 1st 1744 Aged [   ] Years

289.   Sandstone Headstone

To
the Memory of
JOHN BOURN
who departed this life
May the 6th 1843
Aged 71 Years
Also MERCY his Wife
who departed this life
April the 10th 1845
Aged 71 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 29th November 1823
John Bourne, Cooper.
   To Ambrose Page of Faversham, Carpenter and William Hoare Shrubsole of Faversham, Cordwainer, all his freehold property, ready money, securities for money in Public Funds, debts, household goods, furniture, plate, linen, china, glass, stock and implements of trade, fixtures and effects and all residue and remainder of his estate, upon trust.
   First, they to pay his debts, funeral and probate costs. They to permit his wife, Mercy, to use his real estate and personal estate, for her lifetime, as long as she remains his widow. After her death or remarriage, then upon trust; trustees to sell his real estate and convert his personal estate into money and to share it equally among his children at 21 years of age. In the meantime, money to be invested in government or real securities and income used for his children's benefit, as they think fit. If any died under 21, leaving lawfully begotten children, then the parent's share to their child/children.
   His trustees are also executors.
   Witnesses: William Jefferys, Junior, Attorney, Faversham, Hatton Brown, Stationer, Faversham and Charles Tucker, Clerk to Messrs Jefferys and Morgan
   Proved 23rd October 1843 Goods, chattels and credits value less than 20. Power reserved to Shrubsole.

290.   Sandstone Headstone

In
Memory of
SARAH
Daughter of PHINEAS
and DINAH BOWLES
who departed this life
the 3rd day of July 1837
Aged 27 Years
(Eroded Verses)

291.   Portland Stone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
GEORGE BROADBRIDGE
of this Town?
Who departed this life
October the 28th 1799 Aged 37? Years
Also
MARY Wife of the above who
died December the [   ]
1811 Aged [   ] [Years

292.    Portland Stone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
ELIZABETH Wife of
DANIEL? BROADBRIDGE
of this Town
who departed this life
the [   ] [of] May 1810
Aged [   ] Years

293.   Portland Stone Headstone

To the Memory of
GEORGE BROADBRIDGE
of this Town, Grocer
who departed this life
March the 30th 1826 Aged 49
Also RICHARD GOODFELLOW
Son of the above who died October
the 18th 1823 Aged 25
JAMES who died May the 5th 1827
Aged 17
ISAAC who died May the 31st 1831
Aged 26
And REBECCA
Widow of the above named
GEORGE BROADBRIDGE
who died June 24th 1838 Aged 61

Canterbury Court Will Dated 4th? February 1826
George Broadbridge, Grocer.
   Appoints brother, Ezekiel of Faversham, Coal Merchant and Richard Goodfellow Stone of Faversham, Wine Merchant, executors (and trustees).
   His house and shop, warehouse, yards, gardens in Court Street, Faversham and all other real estate, to his executors, upon trust. They to pay the rents and profits to his wife, Rebecca, for life, as long as she continues his widow. After her death or remarriage, or if she directs, during her widowhood, to sell any part of his real estate and trustees to stand possessed of the proceeds, which will be part of his residuary personal estate.
   To trustees, all household furniture, plate, china, linen, stock in trade, ready money, debts, stock, securities for money, goods, chattels, personal estate and effects, upon trust; trustees to pay his debts, funeral and probate costs.
   They to allow his wife use of furniture and household goods or as much as she chooses, for life, as long as she remains his widow. The remainder to be sold and the proceeds, with money from his real estate, to be invested in Government Funds or good mortgages, The interest to be paid to his wife, so long as she remains his widow, for her support and that of their children. After her death or remarriage, upon trust; trustees to sell household goods and transfer the money, with that invested, in his personal estate and effects, to his children, equally shared at 21 years of age. Until they are all 21, interest from the funds to his children over 21 and those who are minors, towards their maintenance and education.
   Witnesses: John Ward, William C. Morgan and Charles Shepherd
  
Proved 22nd April? 1826; value of goods, chattels and credits less than 1,000

294.    Portland Stone Chest Tomb

South Side
Placed in the Vault below
are the remains of
EZEKIEL BROADBRIDGE who died
on the 21st of May 1836 Aged 61 Years
Also
ELIZABETH his Wife who died on the 9th of April 1830
Aged 49 Years

North Side
Deposited beneath this tomb
are the remains of
MARY NICKALLS who departed this life
August 26th 1829 Aged 37 Years

East Side
Also JAMES NICKALLS
who died
Dec the 12th 183[ ]
Aged 44 ? Years

West Side
Also
GEORGE
BROADBRIDGE
who died
February 1st 1852
Aged 53 Years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 5th June 1817
Ezekiel Broadbridge, Coal Merchant.
Debts, funeral and probate costs to be first paid.
To his wife, Elizabeth, all her clothes and 20 for mourning.
   Rest and residue of money, securities for money, household goods, plate, linen, china, stock in trade, debts, goods, chattels and personal estate, equally between his wife and son George. He desires them to continue to live together and carry on his business, for their mutual and equal benefit.
   His real estate in Faversham and elsewhere, to be equally divided between his wife and son George when George is 21, for ever. If George dies before he is 21, the whole to wife, Elizabeth, for ever.
His wife and son are executors.
   Witnesses: J. Shepherd, William Chambers and Edward Hunt
  
Proved 20th August 1836

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 10th July 1851
George Broadbridge, Gentleman.
Appoints Isaac Delo of Faversham, Grocer and his wife, Mary Ann Broadbridge, executors.
Real and personal estate, to his wife, Mary Ann, for ever.
Witnesses: Mary Harris Delo and Rhoda Harris
Proved 17th February 1852

295.   Double Portland Stone Headstone, with two skulls, hourglass, spears and darts, pick and shovel

Here lyeth the
Body of MARY
late Wife of
JOHN BROOK
She died June ye
17th 1751 Aged
71 Years
Here lyeth
the Body of
JOHN BROOK
of this Town
Mariner who
departed this
life ye 7th day of
May 1722 Aged
42 Years
This stone was
erected by his
Son EDWARD

BROWN see PACKER

296.   Large Chest Tomb, with 8 panels of skulls and bones and tools, etc., at the corner

 
JOHN BUDDS 1748

Here lieth the Body of
JOHN BUDD[S]
late of this Town Gent
who departed this life the
1st day of May 1748
in the 63rd Year of his Life

Canterbury Court Will Dated 21st December 1738
John Budds, Maltster.
To his wife Elizabeth, his two houses in Elham, occupied by     ?      Barham; also his house, stable and several pieces of pasture, arable and woods, of about 60 acres at South Street in Boughton under the Bleane, occupied by himself and James Culver, which he purchased from Vincent St. Nicholas and Michael Lade; also another property, known as "Palmers", with about 2 acres at Hanslets in Ospringe, occupied by William Bones; also four other properties on the west side of Abbey Street, Faversham, occupied by John Philpott, [        ] Cheshire, John Hills and [       ] Upton; also two properties in Preston Street, Faversham, occupied by Sarah Jackson, widow and John Berrey; also his property, known as the "Black Boy", also in Preston Street, occupied by Simon Brice; also two properties on the south side of West Street, Faversham, occupied by Thomas Horton and William Scott, for her lifetime, she keeping them in good repair.
   After her death, the properties to his nephew, Thomas Hawkins of Dover, Blacksmith, for ever, Hawkins also to have 100.
   To his wife, all household goods and furniture in his own house.
   To Henry Wreight of Ospringe, Gentleman and Thomas Burke of Faversham, Gentleman, all ready money, securities for money, debts owed, bills, bonds, mortgages, money owed in rent and arrears, all cattle, corn, malt, stock in trade, personal estate and effects, not already given, upon trust, first, his debts, legacies, funeral and probate costs to be paid,. They to sell his cattle, corn, malt and stock in trade, and to collect rent money and arrears. The money to be invested at interest, on approval of his wife and Thomas Hawkins; the interest to his wife, for her lifetime; after her death, then continuing in trust, to pay his nieces, Sarah, Mary, Elizabeth and Judith Hawkins, 100 each;
rest and residue of the money to Thomas Hawkins.
   Witnesses: William Plane, G. Smith, Junior and I.? Farbrace
  
Proved 9th June 1748

297.   Portland Stone Headstone

In Memory of
JOHN BUFFA M.D.
Physician to H.M. Forces
who died in
pious resignation to the Divine Will
in consequence of a dreadful accident
which befell him
while travelling near this Town
the [   ] of Ju;y 1812 Aged 47
(Eroded verses)

Buffa was the author of Travels through the Empire of Morroco, published by J.J. Stockdale, 1810

298.   Sandstone Headstone, Badly Eroded

Here lieth the
Body of RICHARD
BURGESS
Shipwright who de
parted from this life
November the [   ]
1702
Also JOHN BURGESS
Son of the said R. BURGESS
He died June 25th 1759 Aged 66 Years

299.   Portland Stone Headstone, eroded

In Memory
of
RICHARD BURR
late of this Parish
who departed this life the 11th of
April 1830 Aged 84 Years
(Eroded verses)
Also SARAH his Wife
who departed this life the [   ]
of October 1833 Aged 72 Years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 8th June 1815
Richard Burr, Gentleman.
   His wife, Sarah, is executor. To her his own dwelling house in West Street, Faversham and all other real estate, also his goods, chattels, furniture, plate, linen, china, ready money and money in public or private securities and personal estate and effects, for ever, subject to the payment of his debts, funeral and probate costs.
   Witnesses: Thomas Wildish, Henry Wildish and William R. Colbert
  
Proved 22nd April 1830

300.   Small Sandstone Headstone

Here lies the remains
of
HANNAH CAMBOURN
who died
the 23rd of August 1808 Aged 72 Years
Also of GEORGE PARKER
who was born at East
Malling in this County
and died at Faversham
the 18th of May 1835
Aged 49 Years

301.   Portland Stone Headstone

Here lies the Body
of
FRANCES CARRICK
who departed this
life the 7th of
January 1782
Aged 17 Years

302.   Portland Stone Double Headstone

In Memory of
MARY Wife of JOHN CHAMBERS of this Town
She died March the 26th 177[9] Aged 53 ? Years
Also two children RICHARD and MARY
who died in their infancy
Likewise the above mentioned JOHN CHAMBERS
departed this life the 17th of October 1818
Aged 87 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 26th December 1815
John Chambers the Elder, Yeoman.
Son John and John's wife, Rebecca and their son, John, are executors.
   To them his house, occupied by his son John, and other houses and lands, [      ?        ], upon trust, for the use of son John, for life. After his death, to his wife, Rebecca, if she survives him, for her lifetime, as long as she remains his widow. After her death or remarriage, or if she dies before her husband, to John's lawfully begotten children, equally shared. To executors, goods, chattels, furniture, plate, china, linen, ready money, invested money in Public Funds, debts and personal estate and effects, upon trust, to be sell those things not consisting of money and pay his debts, funeral and probate costs; then to invest remainder in good securities; income for benefit of son John, for life and after his death to his wife, Rebecca, for life., as long as she is John's widow. After her death or remarriage, then the fund to their children, in equal shares.
   Witnesses: William Pearce, Harriet Towner and Henry Wreight
  
Proved 26th September 1818

September 20th 1819, Son John and his wife, Rebecca have died since will was made, (see no. 299), so their son John, has obtained administration through the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

303.   Portland Stone Headstone

In Memory of
ELIZABETH Wife of
RICHARD CHAMBERS
[                                              ]
who died the 21st of December 1785
Aged [   ] Years

304.   Portland Stone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
JOHN CHAMBERS who departed this life
the 7th of January 1816
Aged 48 Years
Also of REBECCA his Wife
who died the 11th of July 1818
Aged 48? Years

305.   Portland Stone Headstone

In Memory of
THOMAS CHAMBERS
who died the 25th September
1827 Aged 74 Years
Also CATHERINE his Wife
died the 30th of January 1791
Aged 44 Years
and SARAH his second Wife
died the 30th of November 1804
Aged 44 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 9th December 1826
Thomas Chambers the Elder, Carpenter.
His debts, funeral and probate costs to be first paid.
   Appoints brother, George as executor. He gives son, George, his tool chest and half the moulding plane, and half of the "hollows and rounds", these are divided in two batches in his tool chest.
   The other half, to son Thomas, whom he wishes to collect all money owing to the trade; he gives Thomas 20 for his services. Son George is to have 5 "to start him off", theses legacies are above what else they are entitled to. If George is dissatisfied with his share he is to be "cut off" with 1 shilling. Son Thomas and son in law, William Smeed of London, Carpenter, should enter into partnership and carry on the carpentry business in Faversham. All or part of his furniture, plate, linen, china and fixtures in his house, left after his debts,legacies, funeral and probate costs are paid, to be sold, to William Smeed, if he chooses. If Smeed and son Thomas wish to have all or any of his squares, levels, cut saws, timber, deals, planks, scoullings and material in the yard and the shop, saw lodge, counting and mail rooms and goods, therein, they to be valued and sold to them.
   ?Hid two houses on Hogs Brents? And four houses in Preston Street, Faversham and all other real estate, to brother, George, upon trust, with power to, from time to time, to sell; the money, together with the residue of his estate, to pay the mortgage charges on his real estate. After these payments, the residue of his real and personal estate and surplus from sales, to sons, Thomas and George and seven daughters (not named), equally shared.
   Witnesses: Thomas Henry Swinyard, Mark Boulding and Mary Ede
  
Proved 2nd November 1827 Goods, chattels and credits value less than 200

306.   Large Ledger

In Loving Memory of
BARTLETT ALLEN CHAMBERS
for 36 years of the City of Canterbury
born October 14th 1800 died August 19th 1884
"Foe ever with the Lord ! Amen So let it be"
Also of
MARY NORMAN
Wife of the above
born January 1st 1802 died January 11th 1861
"Weep not for me"
Also of
GEORGE EDWIN
Son of the above
born July 19th 1827 died January 16th 1847
"There Remaineth a Rest"
Also of
ELLEN NORMAN
Daughter of the above
born March 15th 1835 died June 19th 1886
"Blessed are the Pure in Heart for they shall see God"

Principal Probate Registry Index
Bartlett Chambers, late of Canterbury, where he died, Gentleman. Administration to Austin Chambers of Marylebone, Civil Engineer, Ellen Norman Chambers, of Canterbury, Spinster and William Harrison Chambers of Lynstead, Miller and Farmer. Personal estate, 3,238 10s 10d

CHAMBERS see HART

307.   Portland Stone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
HART CHAPMAN
who died the 5th May 1837
Aged 84 Years
Having faithfully
discharged the duties of
Beadle of this Church
and Sexton of this Parish
for more than 40 years
Also of ELIZABETH his Wife
who died the 3rd March 1839
Aged 82 Years

308.   Sandstone Headstone

To
the Memory of
DOROTHY CHAPMAN
of this Town
who died 13th July 1857
Aged 74 Years

309.   Headstone and Ledger

Sacred
to the Memory of
ANNA MARIA Daughter of
JOHN FRANKS and SUSANNA
CHITTENDEN
(Surgeon) who died on the
16th of March 1842
Aged 20 Years
Also JOHN FRANKS Son of the
above JOHN FRANKS and SUSANNA CHITTENDEN
who died Nov 13th 1846
Aged 2 Years
Also JOHN FRANKS CHITTENDEN
died Aug 15th 1868

Ledger
Also SUSANNA CHITTENDEN
Wife of the above
died November 19th 1870
Aged 83 Years

310.   Portland Stone Headstone, very eroded

In
Loving Memory of
JOHN CLACKETT
of this Parish who departed this life
the 8th December 1779 Aged 57 Years
Also of ROBERT Son of JOHN and MARY CLACKETT
who departed this life the 19th
of February 1787 Aged 1 Year

311.   Large, badly eroded Portland Stone Headstone

To the Memory of
CEPHAS CLACKETT
late of the City of Canterbury
who died the 28th March 1819

Canterbury Court Will Dated 27th March 1819
Cephas Clackett of Canterbury, Tallow Chandler.
He is sick and weak.
   To wife, Frances, for life, an annuity of 150, for her support and bring up and educate his three younger sons, Cephas, Henry and George, while they are minors. If the annuity is not sufficient, he gives his wife, during the minority of his sons, a further annuity of 50.
   His freehold houses and land and leasehold houses and land, his stock and effects in his business and personal estate, to his wife, son John and friend William Cullen, upon trust; if they think it proper, they to carry on the business in Crown Yard in St. Mary Bredman, Canterbury, until the youngest son is 25. After his wife's death, son John to carry on business, if he thinks fit, on the present site, at a fair rent, appraised by two indifferent persons, one chosen by his wife and William Cullen the other by son John. Trustees to employ his personal estate or any part of it, in his business, if they think fit to carry on with it; from time to time, they can, from profits of his freehold estate and personal estate, effects and business, to pay the annuity or annuities to his wife .
   Trustees to pay half the annual profits to son, John, calculated before the payment of the annuities to his wife and subject to the payment of the annuities. After the payment of half the profits and the annuities, they to invest the residue of the rents from his freehold and leasehold property and personal estate in Government or real securities. If his wife dies before his three youngest children are 21, trustees with maintain and educate his children during their minorities, at a cost not exceeding 40 per annum for each one.
   If his business is not carried on, trustees will sell that part of his personal estate not consisting of money, his freehold and leasehold estate and business. Each son, when 21 years old can have the opportunity to purchase his freehold and leasehold estate and business or any part. This to be valued by two indifferent persons, one chosen by trustees and one by the son willing to buy. Funds raised to be invested in Government or real securities, income from this to pay his wife's annuities and for maintenance and education of three youngest children, not exceeding 40 per annum for each child.
   Ons to be put out to some apprenticeship in trade or business at a cost not exceeding 100 for each. When they are 21, 100 can be spent on each to place them in a trade, profession or business.
When the sons are 25, trustees to raise 300 for each.
Appoints his wife, son John and William Cullen, executors.
Memorandum, made prior to execution of will: He gives to his wife all household furniture, plate, linen, and china.
   Witnesses: John F. Francis, John Brown and B. Plummer
  
Proved 1st November 1819 Goods, chattels and credits value less than 4,000; son John is a Tallow Chandler; power reserved to William Cullen.

312.   Portland Stone Headstone, with two skulls

Here lyeth ye Body of
WILLM. CLARE died April 3rd 1737
Aged 24 Years
Also MARY CLARE Sister of
the above who died Feb 7th 1764
Aged 59 Years

313.   Portland Stone Headstone

Here lies ye Body
of WILLM. CLARE of this Town
He died April 13th 1744
Aged 62 Years
Here also lies ye Body
of MARY Wife of the above WILLM, CLARE
She died 16th of Oct 1760
Aged 80 Years

314.   Portland Stone Headstone

In Memory of
Mr THOMAS CLARIS
of this Town, Baker
who died February 12th 1827
Aged 49 Years
Also Mrs ANN CLARIS
Wife of the above
who died October 23rd 1747
Aged 77 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 16th September 1824
Thomas Claris, Baker.
   To his wife, Ann, after his debts are paid, for life, all household furniture, plate, linen, china; his house, the adjoining house, occupied by Mr Randle, the house at the Quay occupied by Thomson and Caple ?, also three houses, adjoining at Oare, occupied by Hart, Bright and others. After her death, all to be sold and proceeds as follows, half to his brother and sisters, William, Charlotte? , Ann Rodgers and [           ] Allen, shared equally. The other half, as his wife thinks thinks proper, (by her will?) Appoints John Jefferys of Faversham, Grocer and Mr Ames of Oare, executors, to each of them, 5 guineas.
   Witnesses: Edward Randall, Mary Randall and Thomas Elvy

Codicil, no date
Any part of his estate to be sold or money raised on it, to Mrs [obliterated] and also 200 to Ann Shrubsole, which he holds as executor, which at his death, to the two sisters.
No witnesses.

Codicil, no date
Repeat of first one, Ann Shrubsole is in Faversham Poor House; in addition to the 200, there is 170 to be paid to Mr Star, Attorney of Canterbury.

Affidavit 20th March 1827
Ann Claris and John Jefferys are sworn.
Ann Claris found the will after her husband's death in his writing desk, she noticed the word "Sarah" erased on the 20th line from the top and also the obliteration on the first codicil, the will is in the same condition as she found it. Both state that after a careful examination the will and codicils they agree they are in Thomas Claris's hand.

315.   Portland Stone Headstone, with skull and crossbones

Here lieth interred the Body of
THO COBB
of this Town, Fisherman
who died 17th Aug 1771
Aged 40 Years
He had issue 4 child., by KATE his Wife
3 of whom are deposited near this place
MARY left surviving

316.   Portland Stone Headstone, with skulls and putti

Here lieth the Body of
ROBERT COLLIER of ys Town
Saddler who died May 7th 17[42]? Aged 37 Years He
left issue 1 Son and 2 Daught.
SARAH, SUSAN & ROBERT
Also near this place lie 2
Daughters SARAH & MARY
COLLIER
who died infants

317.   Portland Stone Headstone, Eroded

To
the Memory of
SARAH Wife of
ROBERT COLLIER of this Town
who died the 16th of July 1782
Aged 68 Years
Also SARAH HARRIET
died the 25th of February 17[   ]
Aged 35 Years

318.   Portland Stone Headstone

In Memory of
ALICE Wife of WILLIAM COLLINS
of this Town who died the 23rd /25th
of November 1788 Aged 32 Years
and of their children
who died in their infancy
Also WILLIAM
Son of the above
who died February 29th 1852
Aged 65 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 4th March 1847
William Collins, Mariner.
To wife, Catherine, all his money, estate and effects, absolutely. She is his executor.
Witnesses: Vincent Hill(s), Barge owner and Curtis Hill(s), Butcher
Proved 29th May 1852, Wife, Catherine is of 8, Sondes Place, Faversham; value of goods, chattels and credits less than 200.

319.   Small Sandstone Headstone, Flaked

To
the Memory of
CHARLES COPPING
who died March 12th 1853
Aged 18 Years
"Rejoice O young man, in thy youth, and
let thy heart cheer thee in the days of
thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine
heart and in the sight of thine eyes but
know thou that for all these things God
will bring thee into Judgement"

320.   Sandstone Headstone

In Memory of
Departed Worth
JAMES CORNWELL
who died February 20th 1843
Aged 33 Years
Also AMY JOHNSON
Widow of the above
who died January 29th 1853
Aged 38 Years

COUCHMAN see PYE

321.   Portland Stone Headstone, Eroded

In Memory of
OLIVE RATCLIFFE COULTER
who died on the 30th of May
1821 Aged 16 Years
Also of CHARLES COULTER
who died on the 11th of December
182[5] Aged 9 Months
[                                       ]
[                                 ] COULTER
[                                    ] 10th of August
[                                                ]

322.   Portland Stone Headstone

In
Memory of
MARGARET
Wife of JOHN COULTER
of this Parish
who departed this life
the 20th November 1845
Aged 61 Years
Also of
JOHN COULTER
who died the 2nd January 1862
in his 80th Year
Also of EMILY their Daughter
who died 26th January 1874
Aged 49 Years

323.   Sandstone Headstone

In
Memory of
RICHD. ADMANS COURT
of this Parish
who died July 14th 1846
Aged 53 Years

324.   Portland Stone Headstone, with skulls and cross bones

Here lieth the Body of
ANN Wife of WM. CREED
of this Parish
who left issue 2 Daughters SARAH
& MARY She died
Oct 31st 1728
Aged 56 Years

325.   Marble Headstone

In
Loving Memory of
GEORGE HAYES CROUCHER
died April 17th 1846
Aged 27 Years
Also ELIZABETH S.M. CROUCHER
Widow of the above
died January 21st 1899 Aged 75 Years
This stone was erected by her sisters
"The Righteous shall be in Everlasting Remembrance"
Also ANN MARIA LAKER Sister of the above
died June 2nd 1904
Aged 72 Years

326.   Portland Stone Headstone

In Memory of
JOHN CROW
who died July 11th 1822
Aged 67 Years
Also of ANN his Wife
who died April 23rd 1837
Aged 86 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 8th May 1816
John Crow the Elder, Brazier.
   Appoints good friend, Samuel Dean of Faversham, Gentleman and Robert Watson of Faversham, Gentleman, executors. To them, all household goods, plate, linen and furniture and goods in his shop, unsold at time of his death, money owing, real and personal estate, after payment of his debts, funeral and probate costs, upon trust, they to permit his wife, Ann. Use of household goods, plate linen and furniture ?, for life, (dark area of will). After her death, to their children, then living; to son John, to rest of children, Ann, Isaac, Garton, Hiram and Lewis, in equal shares.
   If the last mentioned children share 200, son John will have 200, his ? Will have 50. Desires son Hiram to have his gold watch, chain and seals, on condition he pays 10 to the executors, so they have "handsome" mourning rings.
   Desires daughter Ann, to have his table clock after her mother's death. Residue to be divided in best manner his executors decide.
   Witnesses: Thomas Frost, Thomas Rogers and John Parker
  
Proved 12th October 1822. Samuel Dean is a schoolmaster. Goods, chattels and credits, value less than 800. Power reserved to Robert Watson

327.   Double Sandstone Headstone, with two skulls


ANN DANE 1712

Here Lyeth
Buried ye Body
of ANN ye former?
Wife of Mr ROBERT
DANE
of this Town
Ironmonger She
departed this life
ye 3rd day of April
Anno Dom 1712
Aged 41 Years
She had issue 4
Sons & 4 Daughters
Here Lyeth
Buried ye Body
of Mr ROBERT
DANE
of this Town
Ironmonger He
departed this life
ye 1st day of May
Anno Dom 1714
Aged 75? Years


Canterbury Court Will Dated 20th March 1711 (1712)
Robert Dane, Ironmonger.
To his daughter, Catherine, formerly wife of John Oliver of Faversham., Glazier, 10 shillings.
   To his wife, Anne, for life, his house and gardens in Ospringe Street, Ospringe, occupied by [         ] Hogben and late by William Austin, deceased, also another house in the same street, (next to latter ?), occupied by John Reynolds. His wife to keep them in good repair. After her death, the two houses to daughter, Elizabeth Dane, for ever.
   To his wife, for life, his house and land at Kennington, again, she to keep it in good repair; after her death, to his daughter, Sarah Dane, for ever.
   To his wife, for life, his house and garden in Ospringe within the Liberty of Faversham, occupied by Roger Hutton, keeping it in good repair; after her death, to his son Robert, for ever. (There now follows an obscure line concerning a house and woodland in Doddington, occupied by George Pell ?, this property formed part of their marriage settlement; this to his wife for life and after her death, to his two daughters, Elizabeth and Sarah, for ever, equally shared.
   His wife to bring up and educate the latter two daughters, until they are capable of managing their own affairs, for that end he has given his wife over and above her jointure, an estate for life, in the above properties.
   To son, Robert, his own house and garden on the west side of Preston Street in Faversham, for ever.
   To daughters, Elizabeth and Sarah, 100 each at 21 years or day of marriage; to daughter, Sarah, his silver tankard, marked D
                         R
A
  
To his wife, for her and the children's support, all rents and mortgage payments due to him. His wife and latter two daughters to live in his house for one year after his death, rent free and to have convenient rooms assigned to them by son Robert.
   Rest and residue of goods, chattels, ready money, stock in trade, household stuff, debts, rights, credits, effects and other estate, not before given, after his debts, funeral and probate costs are paid, to son Robert, who is his executor.
   Signs will with weak signature
   Witnesses: Thomas Gibbs, Henry Knowler and Walter Jones.
   Proved 19th May 1714

328.   Sandstone Headstone

In Memory of
SAMUEL DANE
who was suddenly taken from time to eternity
September 10th 1819 Aged 57 Years
leaving issue
4 Sons and 2 Daughters
"Whom the Lord Loveth he Chasteneth"
Also ELIZABETH his Wife
who died March 23rd 1856
Aged 67 Years
"Oh let our sudden Doom,
A Warning be to all,
Even while thou bendest o'er our tomb,
Thou may'st as quickly Fall"

329.   Sandstone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
ANN MARIA
Daughter of WILLIAM
and SARAH DANE
born October 24th 1829
died March 16th 1846
Also
3 children in their infancy

330.   Sandstone Headstone

To the Memory of
DANIEL DANE
who departed this life
May 14th 1857*
Aged 77 Years
Also to the Memory of
SUSANNA
Wife of the above
who died March 16th 1844
Aged 65 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 12th January 1854
Daniel Dane the Elder, of Eastchurch, Steward.
   His "esteemed friend", Lewis Shrubsole of Sheerness, Grocer and William Browning of Sheerness, Butcher, are executors.
   All personal estate, after payment of his debts, funeral and probate costs, to his daughter, Harriett Susannah Dane, absolutely. In case she dies in his lifetime, then to his sons and daughters, then living, equally shared.
   Witnesses: John Ashbee and Charles Baldock Shrubsole
  
Proved 30th June 1857. Goods, chattels and credits, value less than 100. Power reserved to William Browning.
* Probate records date of death as 15th April 1857

DANE see FIRMAN

331.   Portland Stone Headstone, with skulls and hourglass


JOHN DANFORD 1741

Here lieth ye Body of
JOHN DANFORD
He died Sept. ye 14th
1741 Aged 45 Years

332.   Small Portland Stone Headstone

Here lieth the Body of
JOHN DARBY of Wathult
in Sussex He died Aug
24th 1762 Aged 54 Years
He left issue
Son WILLM.

Canterbury Court Will Dated 22nd August 1762
John Darby, Gentleman.
He is sick and weak.
   His house in Wadhurst, Sussex, to his wife, Grace, for her lifetime; after her death, the annual rent of the house, to son William, for his lifetime; after William's death, to his lawfully begotten children, equally shared; in default of children, then to Catherine Gough of Maidstone, widow, for ever
   Residue, after payment of his debts, funeral and probate costs, to his wife, Grace, she is his executor.
   Witnesses:      ?      ?, James Brigges and John? Barratts?
   Proved 20th Oct 1763

333.   Sandstone Headstone

Erected
by affectionate children
in Memory of
JOHN DAWSON
who died suddenly October 3rd 1850
Aged 66 Years
Also of ANN his Wife
who died April 21st 1852
Aged 56 Years
Also of three of their children
who died in infancy Viz.
ALFRED, ROBERT & GEORGE
Also of SUSANNAH
the Mother of the above named
[       ] JOHN [DAWSON]
who died [            ] Aged [     ]

Canterbury Court Will Dated 29th May 1850
John Dawson, Confectioner.
   Appoints sons, William Goodhugh Dawson and John Wesley Dawson, executors.
   He gives them his real and personal estate, in trust. They are to apply rents and proceeds and pay all interest due, from time to time, as he may owe. Also the expense of keeping buildings in repair; also to pay his sister, Sarah Gouge, 10 annually for as long as she demands it, not more than 10 to be paid in any year. The remainder of income from his estate, to his wife, Ann, for life.
   His business, with the stock and utensils to his executors, to be carried on at their discretion for the benefit of his wife. If she wishes to relinquish the business, it to be offered to their son, Charles Wesley Dawson, if he is not willing, then another person shall have the offer and pay a fair price for the stock, utensils and fixtures.
   Executors to retain the real estate for up to 10 years after his wife's death. The rents, after paying interest and repairs, to be used for paying his debts. His wife, at any time during her life, is empowered to sell any part of his real estate, as required to pay his debts.
   10 years after the death of his wife, all his property, not already sold, to be divided equally between his children, William Goodhugh, John Wesley, Mary Ann Smith, Elizabeth Dixon Stickals, Susanna, Ann Staines Jones, Sarah, Eliza, Rebecca and Charles Wesley. If any married children died before his wife, leaving no children, their spouse will have their share.
   Executors to pay any sum on account of son William Goodhugh, this will be considered part of his inheritance; if they are called upon to pay any sum on account of son in law, John Lever Smith, that will be considered part of his daughter, Mary Smith's inheritance; the same applies to any sum paid for son in law John Stickals, as far as daughter Elizabeth Dixon Stickals, is concerned
   Witnesses: William Sharp, William Sharp, Junior and John Lawson Clay
  
Proved 19th March 1851. Son William Goodhugh is a builder and son, John Wesley of Tenterden, is a Wesleyan Minister, Goods, chattels and credits value less than 100.

334.   Sandstone Headstone


ANN DEAN 1757

Here lieth the Body of
ANN DEAN Wife of HUGH
DEAN
of this Town who
departed this life the 2[ ]
day of February 1757
Aged 72 Years who left
issue SAMUEL & WILLIAM

335.   Large Portland Stone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
SAMUEL DEAN
who departed this life
January XXIII MDCCCXXI
in the LIX Year of his Age
Also of ELIZABETH his Wife
died Octob XXIII MDCCCXXXI
in the LVIII Year of her Age
Also
THOMAS Son of the above
died March 11th 1834
Aged 22 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 4th December 1830
Samuel Dean, Schoolmaster.
   Subject to payment of his debts, funeral and probate costs, all his real and personal estate, to his wife, Elizabeth, for her lifetime; after her death, to his sons, John and Thomas and daughter Elizabeth, absolutely, equally shared, if any died before him, leaving a spouse or children, such person to be entitled to their share. If there are no such next of kin, then the survivors to share that legacy. To son John, the silver pot presented to him by the gentlemen of the Faversham Charity School; the rest of household furniture, plate and effects to his wife, absolutely.
   Appoints his wife and sons, executors and authorises them to sell, during his wife's life, any part of his real estate and invest the proceeds in a good security.
   Witnesses: Thomas Thiselton, William Thiseton and John Thiselton.
   Proved 23rd July 1831. Son, John is a schoolmaster; so is son Thomas, of Whitstable. Goods, chattels and credits value less than 200. Power reserved to widow, Elizabeth.

336.  Small Sandstone Headstone

M.D.
1747
Here lieth the
Body of ELIZ.
Wife of MATTHEW
DENHAM
of this
Town who died
the 15th day of
July 1717 Aged
48 Years

337.   Sandstone Headstone

In Memory
of
BAYLEY DERVALL
who died the 10th of September
1823
Aged 39 Years
His Wife this stone she rears to her Loved Spouse
In test of her Fidelity and Marriage vows
Also
MARY ANN ELIZABETH BENTLEY
his Niece died the 8th of June 1829
Aged 5 Years
Also SARAH
Relict of the above named BAYLEY DERVALL
died April 20th 1853
Aged 81 Years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 1st July 1842
Sarah Dervall, Widow.
Appoints John Bunyer Sharp of Faversham, Ironmonger, executor; for his trouble, he to have 5.
   To Edward Bentley, her gold watch and to Nance, his wife and Sarah, wife of Richard Ladd, all her plate, linen, books, furniture. Her debts, legacies, funeral and probate costs to be paid from her ready money and securities; the interest on the latter to be paid to her brother, Thomas Gates of Norton, by half yearly payments, for life. After his death, the fund to be divided into 30 equal parts; 9 of which go to Sarah wife of Richard Ladd, 7 parts to Mary, wife of Edward Bentley, 6 parts to Thomas Gates of Lynstead, 5 parts to Joseph Gates of Luddenham, they are sons and daughters of her brother, Thomas Gates of Norton, 1 part to Sarah Ladd as a compensation to her for money lent to Joseph Gates, 2 parts to Catherine, daughter of George Baker of Faversham, as a token of regard.
   Witnesses: J. B. Sharp, Junior and Sarah Sharp

Affidavit 23rd May 1853
John Bunyer Sharp is sworn and states he was present when the will was signed by deceased in the presence of John Bunyer Sharp Junior and Sarah Sharp, and when the latter two signed as witnesses at the same time in presence of deceased. He stated that the word five was written by deceased above the first line on the second sheet.
   Proved 27th May 1853

338.   Portland Stone Headstone, Fallen

In Memory
of
ELIZABETH
Wife of the Revd. J. DIX D.D.
Vicar of this Parish
died Jany the 11th 1827 Aged 48 Years

339.   Portland Stone Headstone

In Memory of the Revd. JOSHUA DIX D.D.
Many years Vicar of this Parish
who died the 15th day of Aug. 1832
Aged 56 Years
(See Interior)

340.   Sandstone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
JAMES DODD
who died December 29th 1847
Aged 52 Years
Also HARRIET his Wife
who died December 23rd 1857
Aged 61 Years
"Honoured and Loved and Full of Days,
We laid you in the Silent Earth,
and here this Humble Stone we Raise,
A Tribute to our Parents Worth"

341.   Portland Stone Headstone, with 2 skulls, Broken part lying on ground

Here lies ye Body of
WILLIAM DORNE late of this Town
who died the 9th of
March 1739 Aged 68 Years

342.   Portland Stone Headstone

In Memory of
DAVID DOUGLAS
who died the 7th of March
1825 Aged 82 Years
Also LYDIA his Wife
died the 25th of May 1825
Aged 82 Years

343.   Portland Stone Headstone, with skull

Here lieth the
Body of ELIZABETH
Wife of ROBERT DOWN
who died November
the 25th 1737 Aged
43 Years

344.   Portland Stone Headstone, with skulls

Here lies ye Body
of JOHN only Son
of ROBERT & ELIZ
DOWN
He departed
this life ye 25th of
Janry. 1744 Aged
27 Years

DOWN see BOURNE

345.   Broken Headstone

Here lyeth ye Body of
WILLIAM DOWNE
late of this Town
who d[eparted this life]
[   ] March 173[  ]
[                      ]

346.   Portland Stone Headstone

Here lie[th the] Bod[y of]
RICHARD DOWNE [of this]
Town, Druger. He departed
this life the 12th day of
March 1736* Aged
37 Years
at his right hand lyeth
his Father and Mother
* 1737

Canterbury Court Will Dated 12th February 1736 (1737)
Richard Downe, Mariner
He is sick and weak.
   He commends his body to be buried by the Society of Dredgermen of Faversham, of which body, he is a member.
   To his wife, Elizabeth and their children, Tilden, John, Robert and the child his wife is "now big with", equally shared, for ever, his house on the west side of Abbey Street, Faversham.
   Rest and residue, plate, linen, ready money, household goods and implements, debts, rights, credits, smack boat, wares and effects and personal estate, to his wife and children, equally divided.
   If his executors finds it necessary to sell his house or smack or any personal estate in order to bring up and educate his children, he gives them full power to do so.
   To his wife and children, equally shared, his bonds, mortgages, debts and personal estate, after his debts and probate costs are paid. He appoints his wife and his brother, Robert of Faversham, Mariner, executors.
   Witnesses: Thomas Foreman, Robert Hunt and J. Norwood
  
Proved 30th May 1737

347.   Sandstone Headstone


MARY DRAYSON 1754

Here lyeth the Bodies of
RICHARD DRAYSON
of this Town, Carpenter
and MARY his Wife
She died Jany. Ye 3rd 1754
Aged 56 Years
He died August the 27th
1762 Aged 66 Years

348.   Portland Stone Headstone, East wall of Chancel. Elaborately and richly carved


WILLIAM DRAYSON 1772

Near
this place are deposited
the remains of
[WILLIA]M DRAYSON
who died 27th of June 1772
Aged 48 Years
Also MARY his Wife
died 11th April 1796
Aged 75 Years

349.   Portland Stone Headstone, very eroded

To
the Memory of
WILLIAM DRAYSON
late of this Town who died the
10th? July 1777
Aged [   ] Years
Also of [CATHERINE] Wife of
WILLIAM DRAYSON who died the
5th? Of January 1779 Aged 87 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 18th February 1770
William Drayson, Bricklayer
   His house on the south side of West Street. Faversham, occupied by himself and grandson, Charles Drayson, to his wife, Catherine, for life. After her death , then to grandson, Charles Drayson, for ever. The property is charged with payment of 80, which testator borrowed on mortgage from John Porter, Grocer of Faversham, deceased.
His oasthouse and buildings and land near Tanner Street, Faversham, opposite the almshouse, in his own occupation, to James Tappenden of Faversham, Gentleman, (trustee and executor), upon trust; if Tappenden sees occasion, he to sell any part or mortgage or rent it to raise manner for the support of Catherine Drayson for life, in a manner as he thinks fit.
   Before it is sold, Tappenden will give rents, after repairs, taxes and trustee fees, to his wife, for her lifetime. If, by time of her death, the oasthouse and land has not been sold, the property will be conveyed to grandson Charles, for ever, subject to payment of the sum which Tappenden may have raised on it and the payment of 50 to grand daughter, Mary Drayson, Spinster, within 3 months after his wife's death. If, after the payment of the sum borrowed by Tappenden, the property is worth less than 50, Mary Drayson will have that lesser sum.
   Household goods, linen and furniture to wife, Catherine, for life and after her death, to grandchildren, Charles and Mary Drayson, equally shared.
   The desk in his house, to grandson, Charles, over and above his legacy. To wife, Catherine, 10 from the Friendly Society of Faversham but if his wife dies before him, then to grand daughter, Mary.
   Residue of money, personal estate and effects, after his debts, funeral and probate costs are paid, to wife, Catherine.
   Witnesses: T. Buck, Richard Towgood and Henry Richardson.
   Proved 20th August 1777

350.   Portland Stone Headstone, Eroded

[                                    ]
MARY DRAYSON
died the 5th of October
1779 Aged 5 ? Years
CHARLES DRAYSON
died the [  ] of September
1780 Aged a Year?

351.   Portland Stone Ledger, Railed, with Sharp Family Ledger, 1891 - 1938

Sacred
to the Memory of
CHARLOTTE ELLEN
the beloved Wife of
Mr CHARLES DRAYSON
died on the 27th of May
1857 in the 32nd Year
of her Age
Also to the Memory of
AUBREY DRAYSON
Son of the
above named deceased
and Mr JOHN BELLAMY
died on the 22nd of July
1857 Aged nine weeks

352.   Sandstone Headstone

To
the Memory of
PETER DUBOIS Gent
late of London
who died the 9th of September
1800 Aged 72 Years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 18th March 1796
Peter Dubois, of Elder Street, (Shoreditch?), Gentleman
Debts, funeral and probate to be first paid.
   To his brother, John Daniel, now living in the Bailiwick of Mondon? In the Canton of Bern ?, Switzerland and brother, Cesar Augustus of the same place and his niece and God daughter, Mary Ann Dubnell? Of the village of Signourn?, in the same place, 1,000 in the 5% Annuities in his name in the Bank of England, equally shared.
   To his wife, Sarah, the interest on 300 in the 5% Annuities, for life, independent of any future husband. After her death, gives 100 of the same stock, to Elizabeth Cobb, wife of Henry Cobb, another 100 to his God daughter, Mary Taylor, and the remaining 100 to Margaret Fowles, now living with Lady Capell in Thoules Street, Berkley Square but if she is not living, then the stock to her daughter, Catherine Fowles, now living in Ireland.
   Rest and residue of his estate and effects, to his wife, absolutely. In case she marries again, he recommends that her new husband should not have it in his power to "squander" it and no control of it or to pay his debts with it.
   His wife, good friend, Robert Chapman of East Indies House and John Pidouse of Wheeler Street, Spitalfields, Shopkeeper, are executors. In case Chapman dies, his replacement executor will be William Taylor of Clift? Street, Goodman's Fields and if Pidouse dies, Abraham Nicolls of the Foreign Post Office, to take his place.
   Witnesses: Thomas Taylor and John Melton.
   Proved 29th October 1800 Power reserved to Robert Chapman

353.   Sandstone Headstone, with skull and crossbones


ANN DUNKIN

Here lyeth the Body of
Mrs ANN DUNKIN of
this Town, Gent* who
departed this life Novem
ber ye [                ]
Aged 70 Years?
* That is Gentlewoman

354.   Sandstone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
MARY
Wife of SAMUEL EADES
late of Ramsgate
who died May 28th 1845
Aged 51 Years

355.   Portland Stone Headstone

In Memory of
JOHN EGGLESTON
who died the 10th of August
1830 Aged [  ] Years
Also of ELEANOR his Wife
who died the 24th of August
[  ] Aged [  ] Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 9th June 1827
John Eggleston, Mariner.
   His dwelling house in Abbey Street, Faversham, to his grand daughter, Hester Ray, wife of Daniel Ray of Faversham, Mariner and daughter of his late son, George, for ever.
   Personal estate, after his debts, funeral and probate costs are paid, to the children of his late son, John Henzell Eggleston, equally shared, absolutely.
  In case grand daughter, Hester Ray, dies before testator, leaving lawful issue, then his house to such issue, for ever, equally shared, if more than one.
   Appoints William Hills the Elder and John Ward, both of Faversham, executors.
   Signs with his mark.
   Witnesses: Sarah Ward, , Sarah Ward, both of Faversham and J. Ward, Solicitor, Faversham.

Codicil 9th June 1827
   He has given his personal estate to his grandchildren, children of his late son, John; in case any of them died before him; he now revokes the household furniture element for grand daughter Hester and leaves it to her and her issue, in case she dies before him. Rest of will stands.
   Same witnesses
   Proved 10th September 1830
   William Hills and John Ward are described as Gentlemen. Value of goods, chattels and credits less than 300.

356.   Portland Stone Headstone

Sacred
to the Remains of
Mrs KITTY ETHERINGTON
who died January 29th 1837
Aged 68 Years

357.   Large Sandstone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory
of
WILLIAM EVANS
of this Parish who died
on the 13th of June 1845
Aged 46 Years
Also ELIZABETH his Wife
who died June 3rd 1861
Aged 67 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 17th October 1843
William Evans, Baker.
   Debts, funeral and probate costs to be first paid.
   All household furniture, goods, chattels, household implements, stock in trade, ready money, securities for money, plate, lien, debts and personal estate and effects, to his wife, Elizabeth absolutely. Also to he, his dwelling house, with the bake house, in Abbey Street, Faversham, and any other real estate, absolutely, for ever. His wife is executor.
   Witnesses: John Sherwood, Silversmith of Faversham and Joshua Delo, Hairdresser of Faversham.
   Proved July 18th 1845. Goods, chattels and credits value less than 200.

358.   Eroded Sandstone Headstone , once railed, within curbs, with another Fagg headstone of 1886 and '98

Sacred
to the Memory of
JOHN ROBERT FAGG
who died January 13th 1849
Aged 13 Months
Also
CHARLES FAGG
who died October 16th 1856
Aged 2 Years and 8 Months

359.   Sandstone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
ISAAC FAIRBRASS
of this Town
who departed this life
the 3rd of May 1839
Aged 55 Years
leaving issue three Daughters
Also MARY ANN his Wife
who departed this life
the 26th of December 1850
Aged 60 Years
Also of
ELIZABETH ROSETTA
eldest Daughter of the above
who departed this life
[3rd March ] [1891]
[Aged 76 Years]

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 4th March 1839
(Parts disfigured and difficult to read)
Isaac Fairbrass, Gentleman.
Appoints daughter, Elizabeth Rosetta, Stephen Swinford of Sarre, Yeoman and Frederick Francis Giraud, Surgeon of Faversham, executors; to the latter two, 19 guineas each.
   To his wife, Mary Ann, 1,000, absolutely; also all wines and liquors and provisions, absolutely; also use of furniture, during her widowhood; an inventory to be made, signed by her and kept by the other executors.
   To daughter Elizabeth, 500, absolutely, also one third of his house and other real estate, subject to the occupation of part by his wife, for ever. The other two thirds to his executors, upon trust. They to allow his wife to use his house during her widowhood, she keeping it in repair and insured, and to pay daughter Elizabeth an annual rent for her third of the property. Trustees can if they think it advantageous sell any part of his real estate. They can during the minority of any of his children, with consent of daughter, Elizabeth, lease all or part of it, subject to his wife's interest.
   Rest and residue of goods, chattels, ready money, securities for money, personal estate and effects, to trustees, upon trust. They to sell all that not consisting of money and pay his debts, legacies, funeral and probate costs and pay one third to daughter Elizabeth; the other two thirds to be invested in Government Funds or real securities and pay the income to his wife, as long as she remains his widow, for her supports and that of daughters, Mary Ann and Martha Sophia, during their minorities. After his wife's death or remarriage, the income to the support of the latter daughters until they are 21..............................................................
   Witnesses: William Jefferys, Junior, Attorney, Faversham, Charles Tucker and William Molyneux, Clerks to Messrs Jefferys and Bathurst.
   Proved 12th July 1839

Principal Probate Registry Index
Elizabeth Rosetta Fairbrass, administration to Lizzie Oldrold of 82 Abbey Street, Faversham and Frederick Pryer of Preston Lodge, Preston, Accountant; personal estate, 1,752 17s

360.   Coped Sandstone

North Side
ELIZABETH Wife of THOMAS FAIRBRASS
who died November 30th 1842
Aged 70 Years

South Side
In Memory of THOMAS FAIRBRASS
who died February 18th 1849
Aged 85 Years

Top
In Memory of
ESTHER EVANS
Daughter of THOMAS and ELIZABETH FAIRBRASS
who died January 24th 1873 Aged 80 Years
"Blessed are the Dead which Die in the Lord"

Canterbury Court Will Dated 30th July 1840
Thomas Fairbrass, Hoyman.
   He appoints his wife, Elizabeth and James Bartlett, Fishmonger of London, executors.
   His dwelling house in Abbey Street, Faversham, goods, chattels, furniture, plate, linen, china and personal estate, to be valued or sold by his executors, and, after his debts, funeral and probate costs are paid, his wife to receive interest from the invested sum and rents, for her lifetime. After her death, then the funds to be divided equally between his son, Thomas and daughter Esther, wife of Joseph Evans, her husband to have no control of it and it is not subject to his debts. In case of his daughter's death, her legacy to be equally shared by her two sons, Martin and John Evans. If son, Thomas dies, his share to be equally shared by his children.
   Witnesses: J. F. Chittenden and Thomas Ne???, Junior
   Proved 8th January 1850. His wife has died since will was made and James Bartlett has renounced executorship; granted to son Thomas; value of goods, chattels and credits, less than 100

361.   Portland Stone Headstone

To the Memory of
HENRY FENN
who died the 8th of August 1809
Aged 86 Years
on his left hand lie his two Wives
ELIZABETH who died the 8th of
March 177[9] Aged 36 Years
MARY who died 7th August 1799 Aged 80 Years
SARAH Daughter of
HENRY and ELIZABETH FENN
who died in her infancy
Also SELINA MARY Daughter
of JOHN & ANN FENN
who died in her infancy
and WILLIAM JESSOP
who died 8th of November 1805 Aged 22 Years

362.   Sandstone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
HENRY JOHN FENN
who died September the 8th
1848 Aged 50 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 18th September 1846
Henry John Fenn, Plumber, Glazier and Painter.
To his wife, Emily Elizabeth, all his property, absolutely; she is executor.
Witnesses: James Walker ?, Solicitor, Faversham and H. ? Barnes, his Clerk.
Proved 28th June 1849 Goods, chattels and credits value less than 500

363.   Sandstone Headstone, with Heart and Wings


JOHN FENWICK 173?

Here Lieth Buried the
Body of JOHN FENWICK
of this Town, Drudger
who died July the 19th
173[  ] Aged 43 Years?
At his left hand lieth
HONOUR his former Wife

364.   Sandstone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
JAMES FIRMAN
of this Town who died 22nd Feb 1830
Aged 73 Years
Also ELIZABETH his Wife
who died 7th [      ] 1827
Aged 63 Years
Also SARAH their Daughter
(Wife of JARMAN DANE)
who was drowned at Harty
Ferry 23rd June 1816
Aged 21 Years
and HENRY their Son
who died 9th July 1846
Aged 41 Years

365.   Portland Stone Headstone, with two skulls

Here lies interred the Body
of MARGARET Wife of
THOS. FOREMAN of this
Town, Fisherman who died Jan
6th 1756 Aged 56 who had
issue by her said husband
2 Sons and one Daug.
Viz; THO, RICH & MARY
"Dear Soul she suddenly was snatched away,
and turned into cold and lifeless clay,
A Tender Mother and Loving Wife,
Faithful and Kind in every part of Life"

366.   Portland Stone Headstone, with Putti and Hour Glasses

Here lies interred ye Body
of THOMAS FOREMAN
of this Town, Hoyman who
departed this life ye 5th day
of July 1757 Aged 64 Years
He left by his loving Wife MARGARET
one Son & one Daughter surviving
Viz; THOS & MARY
His surviving Widow in memory
of her loving Husband has
erected this stone

367.   Eroded Portland Stone Headstone

To the Memory of
[                           ]
THOMAS [           ] FOREMAN
MARY
ANN died 30th of Sept. 1787
Aged 66 Years

368.   Eroded Portland Stone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
MARY Wife of
THOMAS FOREMAN of this Parish
who departed this life
on 22nd [      ] 1811
Aged 68 Years
Also the above named
THOMAS FOREMAN
who departed this life
on the [   ] October 18[1]8
Aged 76 Years
(Eroded Verses)

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 20th March 1815 ?
Thomas Foreman, Gentleman.
   He confirms the marriage settlement, dated 20th March 1815, between himself, Genevieve Charlotte, his present wife, then Genevieve Charlotte Lemoine, Widow, of the 2nd part, Frederick White, Gentleman and the Rev, Joshua Dix, of the 3rd part. He directs that it shall be carried into effect, as laid out in the settlement. The sum of 700 is mentioned in the settlement, this is erroneous and should have been 700 capital stock, not cash.
   Rest and residue of goods, chattels and personal estate, after payment of his debts, funeral and probate costs, to his wife, absolutely; she is executor.
   Witnesses: Charles Harrison, Thomas Hayward and Edward Hughes
  
Proved 4th February 1819

369.   Sandstone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
GENIVIEVE CHARLOTTE FOREMAN
Widow of this Parish
Second Daughter of PETER FOURRE
of Balinone near Ardres
Department du Pas de Calais
in France
who departed this life
the 23rd of September 1826
Aged 56 Years

370.   Portland Stone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
THOMAS FOREMAN
who departed this life
on the 19th of June 1843
Aged 81
Also SARAH Wife of the above
who departed this life
June 28th 1845
Aged 79
This stone is erected by
their Affectionate Children
as a Tribute of Esteem to
Departed Worth

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 1st May 1821
Thomas Foreman, Shipwright.
   Appoints wife, Sarah and Charles Couchman of Faversham, Blacksmith, executors.
   He gives his ready money and debts owed, to his wife, absolutely. His working tools to be equally shared by his two sons, John and George.
   To his executors, his goods, chattels, furniture, plate, china, linen, stocks, funds and securities for money and personal estate, upon trust; they to pay his debts, funeral and probate costs and permit his wife to use household goods and furnishing for life. The survivor of his executors to sell all his estate, not consisting of money, (this section is a little confusing ), and invest proceeds in Public Funds, and pay interest to his wife, for life? After her death, rest and residue to be shared equally among his children, if any died before his wife, leaving lawful issue, he, she or they to have parent's share.
   Witnesses: Henry Wreight and James Ward

Codicil 5th January 1821 (sic) ?
Charles Couchman is dead, so, in his place, he appoints Daniel Couchman of Faversham, Blacksmith.
   Witnesses: As for will
   Proved 30th October 1843. Power reserved to Sarah Foreman

371.   Sandstone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
Mr CHARLES FRENCH
Chief Officer of the Coast Guard
who departed this life
September 20th 1848
Aged 70 Years

372.   Portland Stone Headstone, inscribed on East side

In Memory of
ESTHER ELIZABETH
Wife of EDWARD FROST
who departed this life
May 21st 1850
Aged 44 Years
Also the above named
EDWARD FROST
who died July 29th 1866
Aged 63 Years

Principal Probate Registry Index
Edward Frost, a Baker. Administration granted to his widow and executor, Emma, effects value under 300.

373.   Eroded Portland Stone Headstone, with three Skulls

Here lyeth interr'd ye Body
of JOHN GAMLYN late
of this Town Gent, eldest
Son of JOHN GAMLYN A.M.
Formerly Vicar of this Par
ish and of Preston, adjoining
he departed this life ye 17th
of Dec 1736 Aged 56 Years

374.   Portland Stone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
[            ] Wife of DANIEL GENT
of this Town, Coal Merchant
who died April [           ]
Aged 60 Years

375.   Portland Stone Headstone, with Skulls


DANIEL GILLETT 1738

Here lies interred ye Body
of DANIEL GILLETT
of this Town, Cooper He
died ye 29th of May 1738 Aged
56 Years who had issue by
ANN his Wife 2 sons viz
GEORGE and DANIEL
here lies buried the Body of
ANN GILLETT Wife of DANIEL
GILLETT
of this Town, Cooper
She departed this life Dec
the 11th 1752 Aged 73 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 8th January 1734 (1735)
Daniel Gillett, Cooper.
To sons George and Daniel, I shilling each.
   Goods, plate, linen, ready money, household goods and implements, debts, credits and personal estate, after his debts, funeral and probate costs are paid, to his wife, Ann, she is his executor.
   Witnesses: Dorothy Kennett and Edward Norwood
  
Proved 5th October 1738

376.   Portland Stone Headstone, against wall

Here lieth the mortal remains of
JOHN THOMAS GIRAUD
of this Town, Surgeon
(died 1836)
Also of
MARY his Wife
obt. Dec 27th 1851 Aet 76 Years
Also of
ELLEN GERTRUDE Daughter of
FREDK. & MARY GIRAUD
obt. Feby. 18Th 1837 Aet 11 Months
Also of
HENRI ARNAUD GIRAUD
obt. Octr. 19Th 1857 Aet 14 Years
Also the above named
FREDERICK FRANCIS GIRAUD
of this Town, Surgeon
obt. Feby. 11Th 1866 Aet 62 Years
Also of JANE ELIZABETH GIRAUD
youngest Daughter of
JOHN THOMAS and MARY GIRAUD
obt. 1st Dec 1868 Aet 58 Years
Also of
MARY Wife of the said
FREDERICK FRANCIS GIRAUD
obt. 4th Sept 1869 Aet 58 Years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 17th March 1831
John Thomas Giraud, Surgeon
   Appoints wife, Mary, daughter, Eleanor Sarah Giraud of Faversham, and son, Frederick Francis Giraud, of Faversham, Surgeon, executors.
   Household furniture, plate, china and linen, wines, liquors and provisions to wife Mary, absolutely.
   His share of the medicines, drugs, surgical instruments and medical books, to which he is jointly entitled with son Frederick, to be valued and offered to his son, the sum paid to be part of his residuary estate.
   Son Frederick shall have his surgery, apothecary and man midwife practise, on condition he pays or gives security by bond to his executor of 1,000 by instalments of not less than 100. This sum to be held in trust; if Frederick does not pay or give security for the sum, then on the death of his mother this sum to be deducted from his share of the personal estate.
   Rest and residue of goods, chattels, ready money, debts, stocks and securities for money, insurance policy and personal estate, after his debts, funeral and probate costs are paid, to his executors, upon trust, they to sell all that not consisting of money, and with the 1,000 due from Frederick, invest at interest in the Public Funds or good private security and pay income to his wife, for life; after her death, the funds to be shared equally between his following five children, Eleanor Sarah, Francis,
   Mary Jane, wife of Charles Browning, Jane Elizabeth and Herbert John; a sum, not exceeding 300 to be used for placing Herbert, apprentice to a profession, trade or business. Herbert to have an equal share of the estate after the death of his mother. Since daughter, Mary Jane married, he has advanced her 400, this to be considered part of her share.
   Witnesses: William C Morgan, Solicitor, Faversham and William Molyneux, Clerk to Messrs Jefferys and Morgan

Codicil 17th November 1832
He had stated son Frederick, is to succeed him in his practise, on condition he pays executors 1,000. Any security given for this sum, to be held by two indifferent persons, one chosen by Frederick and one by other executors. Rest of will ratified.
   Witnesses: William C Morgan and Charles Tucker, his Clerk.
   Proved 22nd June 1836. Power reserved to Eleanor Sarah, who is now wife of John Shepherd

Principal Probate Registry Index
1866, Frederick Francis Giraud, Surgeon, Administration to his widow, Mary, effects under 3,000
1868, Jane Elizabeth Giraud, late of Dover, of 9 Albion Terrace, Faversham, Spinster, died at 8 Tavistock Road, Westbourne Park, Middlesex, Administration to Francis Frederick Giraud of Faversham, Gentleman and Arthur Giraud Browning of 3 Victoria Street, Westminster, effects under 4,000.
1869, Mary Giraud, Widow of Frederick, Administration to Francis Frederick Giraud, Gentleman, son and Arthur Giraud Browning, 3 Victoria Street, Westminster, Engineering Agent, effects under 1,500.

377.   Sandstone Headstone

To
the Memory of
SARAH MARIA GIRAUD (Spinster)
Daughter of the late
Revd. FREDERICK FRANCIS GIRAUD
Vicar of Preston
Obt 18th March 1852
Aet 76 Years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 13th January 1852
Sarah Maria Giraud, Spinster.
   To niece, Jane Elizabeth Giraud, of Faversham, her mortgage of 50 on the Faversham Navigation Act.
Residue of personal estate, after her debts and funeral costs are paid, shared equally between her nephews and nieces or children of those not living.
   Appoints Frederick Francis Giraud, Surgeon, Richard Henri Giraud of Furnival's Inn, Solicitor and Jane Elizabeth Giraud, executors.
   Witness: Eleanor Murton and Mary E. Barnes

Affidavit 24th April 1852
Eleanor Murton of Faversham, Widow is sworn. Deceased was late of Preston Street; she confirmed deceased signed will in her presence and that of the other witness, Mary Barnes, wife of Osmond Barnes, and that they signed as witnesses in presence of the deceased.
   Proved 29th April 1852

378.   Double Sandstone Headstone


THOMAS & SUSANNAH GODFREY 1662

Here lye the Bodyes
of THOMAS and SUS
ANNA
GODFREY
THOMAS
was born
July ye 14th 1662 & de
parted this life
Jan ye 4th 1665
SUSANNA was bo
rn Feb ye 27th 1659
& departed this li
fe [Jan] ye 9th 166[  ]

379.   Double Limestone Headstone


ANN GODFREY 1691

Here lyeth
buried ye Body
of ANN Wife of
DANIEL GODFREY
of this Town
Butcher, She departed this
life ye 2nd day of Feb 1691 Aged
34 Years
Here lyeth
buried ye Body
of DANIEL GODFREY
Jun of this Town,
Butcher, He de
parted this life
ye 10th day of July
Anno Dmi 1710
In whose memory this stone was
erected by ELLIZ. TOKER their only
issue

Canterbury Court Will Dated 14th April 1710
Daniel Godfrey, Butcher of Court Street.
He is sick.
All his debts to be paid. To his wife, Mary, 20 to defray expense of his funeral.
Also to his wife, furniture in the green chamber and 6 pairs of sheets and pillow coates, 6 table cloths, 2 dozen napkins, a dozen towels, 6 silver spoons, marked G
                                  D
M
  
1 silver salt, half the pewter in the dresser, 1 jack, 1 spit and dripping pan, pair of andirons to hang a spit in a pothanger?, frying pan, warming pan, chaffing dish, chest of drawers, coffee pot, half of brass over the shelf ?, 1 folding ? table, the stool table?, case of knives and forks, 1 long candlestick, brass kettle, 2 wash keelers, 1 goose pot, brass skillett, 1? cupboard, a dozen round trenchers, 1 pillion, half of the glass bottles, half the wood and coal, half the beer and other liquor, use of his silver tankard, for her lifetime. After her death, the tankard to his grand daughter, Mary Toker, but if she is dead, then to the eldest child of daughter, Elizabeth Toker.
   To his wife, the use of his dwelling house for 6 months after his death, rent free and all rent owing at his death; money owing to him at his death, money due on mortgage of property late the estate of John Kennett, deceased, where his widow will live, at East Street, alias Cook's Ditch, Faversham, this is 40.
   To grand daughter, Mary Toker, his house, table and slaughter-house and garden in Court Street, in his own occupation. His widow to have the right to half of this house, during her widowhood.
   His executor, will receive rents?, for his grand daughter Elizabeth Toker until she is 21.
   Residue of goods, chattels, rights, credits and personal estate to daughter, Elizabeth; she is executor.
   Witnesses: Thomas Rule?, John Barnes and Walter C. Jones
  
Proved 26th September 1710

380.   Eroded Portland Stone Headstone

[                             ]
BARBARA GOODCHILD
died the 31st of October 1786
Aged 86 Years
MARY Wife of JOHN WARE
of this Town died the [   ]
of June 179[   ] Aged [   ] Years
Also HENRY Son of
JOHN and MARY WARE
died the 28th of May 1797
Aged 4 Years
Also MARY their Daughter
died the 18th of September 17[   ]
Aged [   ] Months
JOHN WARE died the 22nd
November 1804 Aged 48 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 9th March 1803
John Ware, Carpenter.
His debts, funeral and probate costs to be first paid.
To wife, Sarah, all her clothes and 50, to buy mourning and other necessaries.
   Rest and residue of ready money and securities, household goods, plate, linen, china, stock in trade, debts, goods, chattels, and personal estate; also his house in West Street, Faversham, lately purchased from John Crow and other real estate, to Thomas Bennett of Faversham, Gentleman, upon trust, to call in all ready money and securities and to sell the rest also to sell his house and other real estate or to make a mortgage, if he thinks that is fit. After his debts and legacies are paid, to use his funds, for the best advantage of his family by investing in Public Funds or in Real Estate. To wife, Sarah, for life, an annuity of 10, free from the control of any future husband.
   The total fund to be transferred, equally shared, to his children at 21 years of age or day of marriage for daughters, if earlier. In the meantime, interest to be used toward the maintenance and education of his children. Trustee can use money to place any child apprentice, sum not to exceed the expected share of his estate. If there are no living children, after the death of his wife, then his estate to his next of kin. Thomas Bennett to be executor and guardian of his children during their minority.
   Witnesses: J. Shepherd, William Chambers and William Clackett.
   Proved 16th February 1805. Goods, chattels and credits value less than 1,500

381.   Coped Sandstone

North Side
In Memory of ELIZABETH GRANT
of this own who died June 10th 1846
Aged 77 Years

South Side
In Memory of MARY GRANT
of this Town who died December 2nd 1846
Aged 79 Years

382.   Portland Stone Headstone, with metal figure of a woman

Sacred to
the Memory of LYDIA GRANTHAM
who died June 22nd 1832
Aged 62 Years
Midwife of this Parish, 21 years
"My Dear Friends all farewell, my days are at an end,
Much you have been to me when you I did attend,
But now my grave you see, therefore my work is done,
May them that follow me do more than I have done"
Also JOHN GRANTHAM
died April 4th 1836
Aged 70 Years
"[           ] keeping in the past,
[           ] hope in him we trust,
[            ] for us not be dismayed"
"Peace, Perfect Peace"

383.   Portland Stone Headstone

To
the Memory of
MICHAEL GREENWOOD
who died the 9th of
January 1812
Aged 80 Years
[                              ]
November the 29th 1738 or 58 ?
["In Litchfield, I was
wrecked,
Upon a Barbary
Shore,
For 14 months in
Slavery,
I toiled with many
more"]

Canterbury Court Will Dated 16th May 1811
Michael Greenwood, Mariner.
He appoints good friend, William Hills of Abbey Street, Faversham, Gentleman, executor.
All household goods, linen, furniture and effects to grand daughter, Frances Spillett.
   Residue of money, securities and personal estate, after payment of his debts, legacies, funeral and probate costs, to William Hill, upon trust; from time to time, he will sell that not consisting od money and place proceeds at interest, in trust, for his grand daughter, Frances Spillett and his grandchildren.......... the will ends at this point.

GROVENOR see ATHERDEN

384.   Portland Stone Headstone

In Memory of Mrs ELIN GUEST
Aunt to the Revd. JOSHUA DIX
Vicar of this Parish
who departed this life
the 15th of January 1822
Aged 78 Years

385.   Large Portland Stone Headstone

In
Memory of
SUSANNA
Wife of THOMAS HAISMORE
died March 2nd 1831
Aged 48 Years
"Here rest in dust till second life,
A Faithful, Just and Virtuous wife,
Strive to be like her if you would be,
in Life and Death as Blest as she"
Also THOMAS WATSON died
May 16th 1833 Aged 32 Years
and HENRIETTA his Wife died
December 3rd 1830 Aged 22 Years

386.   Portland Stone Headstone

To the Memory of
Mr JOHN HALL
of this Town
who died the 3rd of September
1812 Aged 75 Years
Also MARY Wife of the above
who died the 3rd of April 1832
Aged 93 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 11th January 1812
John Hall the Elder, Gentleman.
Appoints wife Mary and good friend and kinsman, Henry Blaxland of Old Broad Street, London, Upholsterer, executors.
   His house in West Street, Faversham, occupied by his son in law, Samuel Porter, and piece of woodland of about 9 acres in Bilsington and Ruckinge, to his daughter, Ann, wife of Samuel Porter, for her lifetime. After her death, the house to her husband if he survives her, for life and the woodland to grandson, John Hall Porter, for ever.
   After the death of the survivor of his daughter and son in law, the Porters, the house goes to their son John Hall Porter, for ever.
   Goods, chattels, furniture, plate, china and linen, ready money, all other money and personal estate, after his debts, funeral and probate costs, the residue to his wife, for her life and after her death, to son, John Henstridge Hall and daughter, Ann Porter, equally shared.
   Witnesses: John Ward, Henry Wreight and William C. Morgan

Codicil 14th March 1812
His goods, chattels, furniture, plate, china, linen, ready money and personal estate, to his wife, absolutely.
   Witnesses: Isaac Dan and Henry Wreight
  
Proved 29th October 1812. Value of goods, chattels and credits less than 200. Power reserved to Henry Blaxland

387.   Portland Stone Headstone

In Memory of
JOHN HENSTRIDGE HALL
late of this Town
Coal Merchant
who died the 24th of July 1825
Aged 59 Years
Also of ELIZABETH his Wife
who died the 29th of November
1836 Aged 66 Years

HALL see ANDREWS

388.   Eroded Portland Stone Headstone

In loving Memory of [         ]
EDWARD HART Hoyman
and ANN his Wife
died 13th [               ] 1805
ABRAHAM CHAMBERS, Gent
of the parish of Sellinge near this parish
[                                           ]
Also of ANN only daughter of the above
EDWARD & ANN HART
who died the 14th April 1751
and interred in London

389.   Eroded Portland Stone Headstone, with Skull and Tools

Here lieth the Body of
MARY [Wife] of EDWARD
HART
of this Towne Hoy
man who died the 16th day
of August 1717
Aged 29 Years
and also of AMY her
daughter Aged 3? Months

390.   Sandstone Headstone

In Affectionate
Remembrance of
CHARLES HARVEY
Son of JOHN HARVEY
late of the Ship Hotel, Dover
died May 1st 1842 Aged 59
Also SUSANNAH
Wife of the above
died November 9th 1848 Aged 59
"As they lived[             ]d,
In Peace w[                     ]o,
Ye also [              ]h an hour,
As ye think n[ot] [the Son of] Man Cometh"

391.   Double Portland Stone Headstone, with Skulls, crossbones, dart and spear

[Here] lieth ye Body
[of JOH]N HATCH
[of th[is Town
Gardiner who died
[          ] 20th 1734?
Aged [   ] Years, 9 Months
Also the Body of
SARAH his Wife
who died July 2nd
1697 Aged 47 ?Yrs
and also 8 of
their children 6
Sons & 2 Daughters
Here [lieth ye Body of]
HEN[RY J]AC[KSON]
late of this Town
Gardener who [died]
July 30th 1737
Aged 47 Years
Also late 2 Daughters
SARAH ye elder &
SARAH ye younger
Here also lies SARAH
Wife of the above
HENRY JACKSON
She died October ye 7th
1788 Aged 80 Years

392.   Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
RICHARD HEDGCOCK
who died November 24th 1850
Aged 52 Years
Also ANN his Wife
who died December 5th 1850
Aged 52 Years
Also JOHN their Son
who died in his infancy
June 15th 1828
Also
MARY ANN GEORGE
Daughter of the above
who died in London July 16th 1880
Aged 56 Years

393.   Portland Stone Headstone

Here lieth the Body
of ANNE Wife of
WILLIAM HENTREY of this
Parish who departed this
life the 12th of Feby 1767
Aged 46 Years
"Afflictions Sore, long time she bore,
Physician was in Vain,
Till God did please to bring her Ease,
And quit her of all Pain"

HENSHAW see AITON

394.   Portland Stone Headstone, with Skulls, Hour Glasses and Bones

Here lyeth ye Body of
Mr THOMAS HIGGS
once Mayor of this
Town who departed
this life
May ye 4th 1707
Aged 51 Years
Also JAMES PHILLPOTT
the grandson of the abovesaid
he departed this life May
2nd 1716 Aged 22? Years

395.   Sandstone Ledger

WILLIAM HILLS
1777
ELIZABETH HILLS
1778

396.   Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
MARY Wife of Mr WILLIAM HILLS
of the Royal Navy Hospital
at Chatham
who died 27th June 1805
Aged 42 Years

397.   Portland Stone Headstone

To
the Memory of
Mr JOHN HILLS of this Town
who died the 26th of March 1817
Aged 68 Years
Also RICHARD Son of the above
by MARY his Wife
who died the 6th of February 17[   ]
Aged 23 Years
(Eroded Verses)
Also of MARY
Wife of the above named
JOHN HILLS
died the 15th of May 1827
Aged 78 Years

398.   Portland Stone Headstone

Here are deposited the Remains
of ELIZABETH
Wife of WILLIAM HILLS
who lived 11 years in [              ]
of the County of Kent
She died the [   ] of August 1819
Also of the above named WILLIAM
HILLS
who died 11th November [       ]
Also MARY
Wife of the above [named]
WILLIAM HILLS who died October 11th
1812

399.   Eroded Portland Stone Headstone

To
the Memory of MARY Wife of
THOMAS HINDS of the parish of
Davington She died the 17th of March
1780 Aged 57 Years
left issue living three Daughters
viz. ELIZABETH, MARY and SUSANNA
Also THOMAS HINDS
who died the 26th October 1795
Aged 73 Years

400.   Sandstone Headstone

In Memory of
WILLIAM HINKLEY
of this Parish who died
31st of August 1798
Aged 80 Years
Also ELIZABETH
his Wife died the 29th of
September 1794
Aged 87 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 8th July 1795
William Hinkley.
To his sister, Susanna Grant of Canterbury, Widow, all his money, household goods, linen, clothes and other effects.
   To John Hinds of Faversham, 5, from the Benefit Money due at his death, from the Old Dredgers Club, Faversham, but if he survives longer than the benefit is allowed, his sister, Susanna, shall pay the 5 to John Hinds out of his effects and money.
   If Susanna Grant dies before him, then Richard Hinds, Senior of Faversham, Victualler, shall have all his money, household goods, linen and effects. His money out at interest is to be called in within a month of his death.
   Appoints John Hinds and Susanna Grant as his executors.
Signs the will with his mark +
Witnesses: John Vidion and Henry Gibbs
Proved 9th October 1798 Goods, chattels and credits value less than 100

401.   Headstone

In Memory of
ELIZABETH Daughter of
JOHN and ANN HODGES
of this Town who departed
this life April the 11th 1836
Aged 2 Years
Also ROBERT HOUGHTON Son of
the above who died in infancy
Also HENDON their Son
who died March 18th
1846
Aged 4 Years

402.   Portland Stone Headstone

In
Memory of
WILLIAM HOGBEN
who departed this life
the 17th of January 1822
Aged 73 Years
Also
MARY ELIZABETH his Wife
who died the 10th of June 1819
Aged 66 Years

403.   Sandstone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
THOMAS HOGBEN
who died the 15th of May 1828
in the 50th Year of his Age
Also ANN Daughter of the above
who died October 31st 1837
in the 25th Year of her Age
Also two children who died in
their infancy (viz. SOPHIA
and FRANCES SOPHIA)
Also SOPHIA HOGBEN
Wife of the above THOMAS HOGBEN
who died November 22nd
1851
Aged 64 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 25th February 1828
Thomas Hogben, Maltster.
Appoints James Burch of Faversham, Leather Cutter, brother David Hogben of Sittingbourne, Victualler and wife, Sophia, executors.
   His house on the south side of West Street, Faversham, also a house on the west side of Abbey Street, occupied by Robert Munn, another house with cook house, on the south side of East Street, occupied by his brother James,and all other real estate, to James Burch and David Hogben, upon trust; trustees to pay rents to his wife, Sophia, for her and their children's benefit, and after her death, the property to be sold and proceeds to go into the residuary personal estate.
   Also to his executors, household effects, stock and implements of trade, horses, cattle, money, debts, securities for money, personal estate and effects, upon trust. Trustees to pay his debts, funeral and probate costs; his wife may have use of household effects, as she chooses, during her lifetime.
   Trustees to sell rest of goods, chattels and personal estate and invest proceeds, together with that from real estate, at interest in Government or Real securities, upon trust. They to pay income to his wife for her and their children's benefit. After his wife's death, the household effects to be sold and the capital sum from all investments to be equally shared by his children at 21 years of age, in the meantime income from the fund to go towards the children's maintenance and education.
   If his wife thinks it is proper to carry on his business, if the other executors think it advantageous, if not expedient, after a trial, or after his wife's death, his stock in trade, horses, cattle and effects to be sold and the proceeds used as before stated.
   Witnesses: William Jefferys, Junior, Attorney, Faversham, William Smith and Edwin Hills, Clerks to Messrs Jefferys and Morgan.
   Proved 31st July 1828 Goods, chattels and credits value, less than 3,000

404.   Portland Stone Headstone

In
Memory of
JAMES HOGBEN
of this Parish who died
August the 12th 1837
Aged 52 Years
Also WILLIAM HOGBEN
who died the 24th of March 1847
Aged 69 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 18th July 1837
James Hogben, Carrier.
Appoints brother, William of Faversham, Shoemaker and Thomas Plommer of Faversham, Gentleman, executors.
   Goods, chattels, horses, vans, and carriages, ready money and securities for money, personal estate , subject to payment of his debts and probate costs, to brother, William and sister, Lydia Hogben of Faversham, equally shared.
   Witnesses: William C. Morgan, Solicitor, Faversham and William Molyneux, Clerk to Messrs Jefferys and Morgan.
   Proved 26th August 1837 Goods, chattels and credits value less than 200

405.   Portland Stone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
ROBERT HOLL Gent
late of London
who died the 20th of February
1834 at an advanced age
Also of ELIZABETH his Wife
who died the 16th of August
1847 Aged 81 Years

Robert Holl was a Woollen Draper of St. Mary, Islington; he was born at Norwich in 1745, so he was 88 or 89 when he died.

406.   Large Portland Stone Chest Tomb, within damaged Railings

South Side
In Memory of
CHARLES HORNE Gent
Many years Merchant of this Town
He died July 28th 1846 Aged 68 Years

North Side
MARIA
Relict of CHARLES HORNE
died December 22nd 1857
Aged 74

Canterbury Court Will Dated 21st October 1843
Rent and interest of his freehold, leasehold and personal property, for the maintenance of his wife, Maria, for her lifetime. After her death, as follows:
   Two leasehold houses on the west side of the High Street, Mile Town, Sheerness, occupied by Thomas Arthur Ready and Richard Brown, also a leasehold house, on the north east side of the same street, next to Sarah Edwards, now empty, to his nephews, James Smither, Taylor and Draper of Ramsgate and Austin or Augustine Smithers, House Carpenter of Ramsgate, equally shared.
   Rents from three freehold house on the south west side of the above street, to nephews, George Laslett, Charles Horne Laslett and Robert Laslett, all of Ash next Wingham, in this manner:
   The first house at the corner of the "Bell and Lion", on the corner of Hope Street, occupied by Edward Aldridge, Linen Draper, to George Laslett and his wife, Scarlett, for their lifetimes. After their deaths, the house to be sold and proceeds to their children, equally shared.
   The income from the second house, adjoining the first, occupied by Charles Colson, Druggist, to Charles Horne Laslett and his wife, [        ], for their lifetimes, and after their deaths, the house to be sold and proceeds shared equally among their children.
   Income from the third house, adjoining the other two, occupied by George Elliott, Grocer, to Robert Laslett and his wife [        ], for their lifetimes and after their deaths, the house to be sold and proceeds shared equally among their children.
   Income from two houses on the north east side of Abbey Street, Faversham, occupied by George Harris, Grocer and Sarah and Alice Horne, to be shared, equally between his niece, Maria Rooke of Wincheap Street, Canterbury and nephew, Charles Rooke, Grocer of Canterbury, for their lifetimes. After the first death, all the income to the survivor, for life; after both have died, the houses to be sold and proceeds to the children of James and Augustine Smithers, equally shared.
   Income from a building plot on the south west side of New Street, Ashford, occupied by Alexander Apsley, Builder of Ashford, to nephew, Charles Rooke and niece, Maria Rooke, for their lifetimes and after their deaths to their respective children, equally shared. If Charles and Maria died with no issue,the land to be sold and proceeds to the children of Robert Laslett, equally shared.
   Income from a cottage and land at West Street, on the top of Lenham Hill, Lenham, occupied by Richard Spillett, to niece, Maria Sandom and her husband, George, a Farmer of Knell, Ash, for their lifetimes and after their deaths, to George Laslett and his wife Scarlett, for their lifetimes; after their deaths, the cottage to their eldest son, for ever.
   Income from a house, with stable, chaise house and coal shed, opposite, called "Belvidere Cottage", at Coal Exchange Quay in Faversham, in his own occupation; one third, to Francis Loader Hodshon, towards his support for life; the other two thirds, to niece Susan Hodshon, for same purpose. After the death of her father, Francis Hodshon, the income wholly to Susan, as long as she remains single. If she marries after her father's death, the income to be equally shared by her and her sister, Elizabeth Redman, wife of Alfred Redman, Butcher of Greenstreet, for their lifetimes. After their deaths, and that of their brother, Francis, the property to be sold and proceeds to be equally shared between the children of Susan Hodshon, Elizabeth Redman and Francis Hodshon, Junior. If Susan and brother Francis die with no lawful issue, then the property to the children of Elizabeth Redman, equally shared.
   The house called "Carpenter's Arms" Public House, on south east side of " Bell and Lion" in Hope Street, Mile Town, Sheerness, with lease of a slip of ground and brick wall on north east side and lease of a plot of building land, to his wife, Maria, she can, with advice of executors, and her friends, sell the property when advantageous and possess the proceeds.
   After his debts, legal claims, funeral and probate costs are paid, his household furniture, linen, silver, plate, pictures, china, books, wine, ale and all effects in his house, to wife, Maria, on condition that she gives his gold watch, chain and seal and his likeness, to niece, Maria Rooke of Canterbury, to keep as a "family relict". He wishes his wife to divide the furniture, books, pictures among his and her relatives, her two nieces, children of her late sister, Mrs Webb, and those she may feel proper, taking need into consideration. He wishes her to remember his old housekeeper, Ann Mayeson, "with something that will do her good".
   He orders executors to invest 200 from his personal estate in a safe security at 5% interest and 10 income, per annum to old housekeeper Ann Mayeson, towards her support, for life, as long as she remains single. If she marries, the payment will cease and the legacy is void.
After her death or marriage, the 200 to be at his wife's disposal, she can dispose of it by her will.
   He appoints another executor, Francis Frederick Giraud, Surgeon of Faversham, his friend, and that he receives 40.
His executors have an understanding that his wife will receive all money due, she will give an account of receipt and pay it into the bank in their joint names.
   Witnesses: Henry John Rooke, Joseph Millne, Senior and Joseph Millne, Junior.

Affidavit 28th August 1846
Reverend Henry John Rooke of Faversham is sworn.
Testator signed the will in his presence and that of the Millnes, and all three witnesses signed in testator's presence.
Proved 27th August 1846
Goods, chattels and credits value less than 5,000. Power reserved to Francis Giraud, Maria and Charles Rooke.

407.   Sandstone Headstone, with putti, fish, anchor and book and hour glass

Here lies the Body
of ANN Wife
of THOMAS HORTON
of this Town
Drudger She
departed this
life April the
24th 1761 Aged
66 Years
Also the aforesaid
THOMAS HORTON
died the 28th of October
1766
Aged 82 Years

408.   Portland Stone Headstone

To the Memory of
WILLIAM HORTON
of this Town who departed
this life the 17th of October 1785
Aged 29 Years
Also RICHARD HORTON
died the 23rd of February 1792
Aged 39 Years
Also of JOHN HORTON
who died the 8th of January
1845 Aged 93 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 14th October 1796
John Horton, Gentleman.
   He gives the Reverend John Birt, D.D. Of Faversham and John Adley, Comptroller of the Customs, Faversham, all his houses, lands and real estate, goods, chattels, money, securities for money and personal estate, upon trust. They to sell his real estate and convert his estate not consisting of money into money, they to pay his debts, legacies, funeral and probate costs.
   To each of his executors and trustees, 30 guineas each; to his servant, Maria Coveney, 400; to William Clarke, late of Scoots?, near Ospringe, and now of Newnham, a Farmer, 30 guineas; also to Maria Coveney, 20 guineas, in trust, for her niece, Mary Ann Coveney, to be used as Maria thinks proper; to the poor widows of Mensfield Almshouses, Faversham, 12 guineas, equally shared.
   One half of all his trust money to be equally shared by the children of his niece, Sarah, wife of John Payn of Faversham, Coal Merchant; two thirds of the other half to be divided into two equal parts and paid to Edward Wilkes and John Wilkes, the two surviving children of his late niece, Mary Wilkes, late wife of Frederick Wilkes; the remaining third, in trust, for Richard Wilkes son of Richard Wilkes, the latter another son of Mary Wilkes, to be paid when he is 21. If he dies before then, then to Edward and John Wilkes, equally shared. The interest, in the meantime, towards his maintenance and education.
   John Birt and John Adley are executors.
   Witnesses: William Dawson of Faversham, Customs Officer , W. H. Shrubsole of Faversham, Agent and George Gibbons of Sheldwich, Plumber.
   Proved 28th January 1845. Value of Goods, chattels and credits less than 800

409.   Portland Stone Headstone

To
the Memory of
RICHARD HORTON
of
this Town Senr. Who died
the 20th of February 1793
Aged 73 Years
Also of ANN his Wife
who died 18th August 1818
Aged 86 Years

Canterbury Court Will Dated 2nd January 1790
Richard Horton, Coal Merchant
   To his wife, Ann, for life, as long as she remains his widow, an annuity of 50, from his real and personal estate, and paid by his two children, John and Mary Pratt, in equal shares, from the estate he is to give them. The annuity is in lieu of Dower Rights.
   His wharf or quay, called, "White Hard Key" with storehouses and buildings in Faversham, occupied by his sons, John and Richard and James Snook, John Terry, [         ] Dawson and Thomas Elvy and all other freehold estate, to son John and daughter, Mary, equally shared.
   He gives and forgives son Richard a debt of 500, that is one half of the money he owes on a bond entered into by sons John and Richard, in the penalty of 2,000. He forgives Richard all other sums owed, and gives him for life, an annuity of 25 from his real and personal estate.
   After the death of his son, Richard, he gives grandson, John Pratt, 200 at 21 years of age and to grand daughters Mary Ann Pratt and Sarah Pratt, 150 each at 21.
   Residue of ready money, securities and personal estate, subject to payment of his debts, legacies, annuities, funeral and probate costs, to his children John Horton and Mary Pratt, equally shared, they are executors.
   Witnesses: M. T. Barling, Philip Daley and Thomas Cantwell
  
Proved March ? 6Th 1793. Goods, chattels and credits value less than 2,000

410.   Portland Stone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
RICHARD HUDSON
who died June 24th 1823
Aged 7[   ] Years

Richard Hudson was a Boatman in the Customs Service at Faversham, on 34 per annum, (Parliamentary Papers)

411.   Portland Stone Headstone

In Memory of
WILLIAM HUGHES
who departed this life
the 9th of April 1818 ?
Aged 27? Years

412.   Portland Stone Headstone

In Memory
of
STEPHEN HUGHES
who died the 1st of April 1823
Aged 63 Years
Also of JOHN HUGHES
who died 25th of February
1828
Aged 29 Years
who left surviving a Widow and
four children

413.   Sandstone Headstone

In Memory of
ELIZABETH
Wife of JOHN HUGHES
who departed this life
[                       ] 1828
Aged [   ] Years
Also of the above
JOHN HUGHES
who departed this life
on the 7th of May 1843
Aged 64 Years
Also MARY
Wife of the above
JOHN HUGHES
who died April the 9th 1868
Aged 84 Years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 2nd May 1843
John Hughes, Gentleman.
   Appoints brother, Charles of Maidstone, Gentleman, son John of Faversham, Grazier and John Baker Hogben of Faversham, Accountant, executors; to Hogben, 19 guineas.
   All his freeholds and land to his executors, upon trust, to sell and stand possessed of the money.
   To wife, Mary, 300 absolutely.
   To executors, all plate, linen, china, glass, books, prints and pictures, upon trust. His linen to be divided between his wife and daughters, Elizabeth wife of William Haines of Margate, Grocer and Fanny Hughes of Faversham, now living with him, equally shared.
Executors to divide his plate, china, glass, books, prints and pictures into 5 equal parts for his 5 children.
   His ready money, securities for money, bonds, bills, notes and debts, household goods, furniture and personal estate, to his executors, upon trust; they to convert into money that not consisting of money. After paying his debts, legacies, funeral and probate costs, they to invest the residue in freehold or Public Funds and pay, from interest earned, his wife, 100 per annum, for life.
   After her death, trustees to pay one fifth of the income to son Charles Thunder Hughes, for life; after the death of Charles, then to share the principal sum of his share to his children at 21 years, equally shared, the interest to be used towards their maintenance and education during their minority. If Charles dies with no children, his siblings to equally share his portion.
   Another fifth to son John after deducting 250 already advanced; a fifth to son George; a fifth, to daughter, Elizabeth, after deducting 500 advanced to her on her marriage, this fifth to be invested in Public Funds or mortgage and the annual interest paid to her, independent of her husband. After Elizabeth's death, then her fund to her children; if there are no children surviving beyond 21, then as directed by her will, in default then to his children then living. Another fifth part to daughter Fanny, for life, after her death to her children at 21 years of age, if none survive to 21, then as for Elizabeth's share.
   32 per year, from his children's legacies to be paid to all trustees, as long as the trust exists.
   Witnesses: William Jefferys, Attorney of Faversham, William Ashbee of Faversham, Butcher and Charles Tucker, Clerk to Messrs Jefferys and Bathurst.
   Proved 10th October 1843. Power reserved to Charles Hughes.

414.   Sandstone Headstone

In
Memory of
CHARLES
eldest Son of JOHN HUGHES
who departed this life
9th May 1846 Aged 33 Years
Also of JOHN his second Son
who departed this life
11th June 1856 Aged 42 Years

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Will Dated 2nd June 1856
John Hughes, Gentleman.
   All of his estate, to his trustee, upon trust, including his River Company Shares, to be sold and after payment of his debts, funeral and probate costs, to pay Martha Turner, Spinster, grand daughter of Mary Hughes of Faversham, Widow, 100, as an acknowledgement for her attention to him during his lifetime, but only if she continues to reside with of near him, and to render such attendance and attention as before.
   Rest and residue, upon trust, to be divided between his brother, George, sisters, Fanny, wife of John Seith of Brighton and Elizabeth wife of William Haines, (of of Margate, Grocer), Elizabeth's share no larger then 100 more than George and Fanny's share.
   His trustee and executor is his attorney and solicitor, brother Henry of Maidstone.
   Witnesses: Edward Hughes of Goodnestone, Gentleman and W. Murton of Faversham, Grocer.
   Proved 3rd October 1856

415.   Portland Stone Headstone, with Skulls


JOHN HUNT 1735

Here lyeth ye body of
JOHN HUNT
Upholsterer of this Town
He died May 1st 1735
Aged 36 Years
Also JOHN HUNT Surgeon
Son of the above
He died April 25th 1762
Aged 38? Years

416.   Eroded Portland Stone Headstone

To the Memory of
MARY HUNT
who died the 22nd March
1775 Aged 77 Years
the above named, Wife of
THOMAS HUNT of this Town
Gent who with his two preceding
wives are deposited near this stone

417.   Sandstone Headstone

Sacred
to the Memory of
JOSEPH HURST
who died April the 14th
1846 Aged 51 Years
Also of MARTHA
Wife of WILLIAM BENNETT
who died November 29th 1851
Aged 45 Years

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Index of Names - from Gravestones only

A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   IJK    L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   UV   W   XY   Z

ABOTT 241
ADMANS 242, 243, 323
ADY 1
AITON 244
ALDERSLEY 2
ALLEN 3
AMIS 4, 5, 6, 178
ANDERSON 7, 8
ANDREWS 9, 245
APPLEYARD 247, 248
ARNOLD 249, 250
ASHLEY 67
ATHERDEN 251
ATTAWAY 252, 253
AYERS 67, 254

BAKER 10, 255, 256,
   286
BALCOMBE 257, 258
BALDEN 259
BALDOCK 11
BALDWIN 260, 261
BANKS 262, 263
BARNES 12, 264, 2658
BARROW 266
BARTLETT 267, 306
BARTON 268
BASSETT 269
BATEMAN 13, 131
BATHURST 14
BATTERSBEE 15
BAX 16, 17, 18, 19
BAYLEY 337
BEAUTY 83
BECKETT 270, 271
BECKWITH 20, 21, 195
BEESBEECH 24
BELLINGER 22
BENAMOR 272
BENNET 69
BENNETT 23, 121,
   273-278
BENTLEY 337
BIGGS 279
BIRT 25, 280- 282
BLACKMAN 283
BLAKE 284
BLAKWELL 26
BLANKET 27
BLANLAND 280
BODE 28
BOLTON 29
BONNER 285
BOULDEN 286
BOULDING 287
BOURN 289
BOURNE 288
BOWLES 290
BOYS 146
BRIDGES 100
BROADBRIDGE 291-293
BROMSTONE 240
BROOK 295
BROOKE 37, 129
BROWN 31
BUCK 32-35, 186
BUCKLER 151
BUDDS 296
BUFFA 297
BUNCE 36
BURGESS 298
BURR 299
BUTGER 37
BUTLER 38
BYNG 255


CAMBOURN 300
CARELESS 74
CARRICK 301
CASLOCK 41, 114
CASLOCKE 40, 91
CASTLOCK 39
CHAFY 42
CHAMBERS 3, 43,
   302-306, 388
CHAPMAN 307, 308
CHAPMAN 44, 104
CHITTENDEN 45, 309
CLACKETT 310, 311
CLARE 312, 313
CLARIS 314
CLYVE 235, 236
COBB 46, 47, 232, 315
CODDE 146
COLE 40, 90
COLLIER 316, 317
COLLINS 318
COLWELL 48
COPPING 319
CORNE 232
CORNWELL 320
COULTER 321, 322
COURT 323
CRAYFORDE 186
CREED 324
CROSSE 49
CROUCHER 325
CROW 326
CULLEN 50



DALLAS 12
DAND 233
DANE 327-330, 364
DANFORD 331
DARBY 280, 282, 332
DAWSON 333
DAY 51, 52, 53, 54
DE BOYVILLE 30
DEALE 55, 56
DEAN 334, 335
DENHAM 336
DERVALL 337
DICONSON 57
DIX 58, 338, 339, 384
DODD 340
DONALD 121
DONNE 59, 60, 61, 62
DORNE 341
DOUGLAS 342
DOWDING 63
DOWN 288, 343, 344
DOWNE 345
DRAKE 64
DRAYSON 65, 347-351
DUBOIS 352
DUFAY 66
DUHAMEL 3
DUNKIN 353
DYER 2


EADES 354
EASLEY 67
EDWARDS 68
EGGLESTON 355
ELVY 69
ETHERINGTON 356
EVANS 357
EVERARD 70



FAGG 15, 71, 358
FAIRBRASS 359, 360
FENN 361, 362
FINCHUS 73
FENWICK 363
FEVERSHAM 72
FILMER 179
FINCH 73, 85
FIRMAN 364
FOREMAN 279, 365-370
FOURRE 369
FRANKLIN 74
FRANKS 309
FRENCH 371
FRIEND 75
FROST 372
FURY 76
FYNCHE 73



GAMLYN 373
GENT 364
GEORGE 392
GIBBS 77, 78
GILBERT 79
GILLETT 375
GILLOW 50
GIRAUD 376, 377
GODFREY 80, 378- 380
GOODCHILD 380
GOODFELLOW 293, 294
GOSSELIN 81
GOSSELL 82
GRANT 381
GRANTHAM 382
GRAVENER 251
GREENSTREET 83, 217, 233
GREENWOOD 383
GRUEBER 84
GUEST 384

HAISMORE 385
HALES 85
HALKE 86
HALL 245-246, 386-387
HARDING 15
HARRYSON 87
HART 307, 388, 389
HARVEY 390
HATCH 391
HATCHE 88
HAWARD 40, 89
HAYES 325
HAYSE 15
HAYWARD 91, 178
HAYWARDE 90
HAZARD 92
HEDGCOCK 392
HEELAR 93
HENSHAW 244
HENSTRIDGE 387
HENTREY 393
HERVE 94
HEYMAN 28
HIGGS 394
HILL 104
HILLS 95, 395-399
HILTON 96
HINDS 399
HINKLEY 400
HODGES 401
HOGBEN 402-404
HOLL 405
HOLME 97
HORNE 28, 406
HORTON 407-409
HOUGHTON 401
HUDSON 410
HUGHES 411- 414
HUNT 415, 416
HURST 417

ISLES 98

JACKSON 391
JACOB 75, 99-102
JARVIS 93
JESSOP 361

JOACHIM 103, 104
JOHNSON 105, 320
JONES 106-111
KEELER 169
KEIGWIN 175
KNOTTE 112
KNOWLER 38, 54, 113-120, 220, 224
KNOX 7, 8


LAKER 325
LANGRUM 68
LATYMER 49

LAWES 121
LAWSON 70, 122-124
LEDES 125
LEES 126, 127
LEMON 91
LEWIS 128
LONG 75, 100
LUKYN 115, 126, 129, 130
LYNCH 18
MACRORIE 244
MAILLE 131
MAJOR 98
MARCUS 73
MARRYATT 131
MARSH 133, 134, 135
MASHIN 136
MATSON 137
MENFEDD 138
MORSE 98
MURTON 139


NAPLETON 140-143
NEVISON 71
NICKALLS 294
NORMAN 306
NORTON 144
NORWOOD 228

ORWELL 145
OWRE 146

PACKER 147
PAGE 148
PARKER 300
PARTON 149
PAY 150
PEARCE 151
PHILLPOTT 394
PLOTT 196
PORDAGE 114
POWER 151, 152
PYSING 153


RATCLIFFE 321
READ 154
REDBORNE 155

REYNOLDS 156
RIGDEN 100, 157-160,
   196-197
ROBERTS 161
ROGERUS 87
RUCK 287
RUSSELL 119
RUST 162
SAKER 163, 164
SEERE 153, 165
SHARWOOD 153

SHEPHERD 166, 167
SHEVREN 168
SIMMONDS 126
SIMPSON 169
SMITH 77, 170-176
SOUTHOUS 180
SOWTHOUSE 177-184,
   219
SPENCER 185
SPILLETT 201
SPRAGLINGE 186
STACE 187
STAPLEY 68
STEEDMAN 188
STEPHENS 189-191
STEWART 31
STONE 192

TAPPENDEN 193-195
TASSELL 196-200
TERRY 201, 202, 203

THOMAS 204
THOMASSON 205
THORNBURY 206
TOKER 35, 69
TONG 207
TROUTS 208, 209
TROWTS 210-212
TURNER 224
UPTON 213- 215
VARHAM 216, 217
VEAR 98

WALKER 218
WARE 380
WARREN 219
WATERMAN 220-226
WATSON 385
WEBB 227
WELLER 228
WHITE 230
WHITFIELD 229, 230
WHYTE 231
WILLIAMS 232
WINSOR 233
WINSTON 234
WOOD 235, 236
WRAIGHT 237, 238
WYGMORE 239

WYTHIOT 240

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