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     Some Monumental Inscriptions of Chiddingstone Churchyard,  Noted by Leland L. Duncan June 1922
                                                                                                                          Typed up by Jenni Cheesman

Leland Duncan's sketch plans of the location of gravestones,  numbers 1-250,(67KB)  numbers 251-282(59KB)

1a. Sundial on porch 1626 – date when porch was rebuilt after the fire – of same date is south door into South Chapel which has 2 shields R.H + W.W

North Western part of churchyard
1b. Robert BURFIELD died 10 February 1847 aged 57. Ann his wife died at Limpsfield 2 December 1871 aged 90 years & 10 months

2. Sidney LARKING youngest son of John & Elizabeth Larking of this Parish died 26 January 1861 aged 48 years. Mary Larking wife of the above died 7 May 1888 aged 78 years

3. Richard MARCHANT died 26 March 1865 aged 89 years Mercy Marchant his wife died 25 March 1881 aged 81 years

4. John MOYCE died 25 March 1831 aged 77 years. Ann Moyce his wife died 26 June 1859 aged 83 years. Ann Moyce daughter of the above died 20 April 1857 aged 50 years

5. Harriot daughter of John & Elizabeth POCOCK died 20 September 1841 aged 6 years 7 months

6. Elizabeth wife of the said John LARKING died 25 February 1838 aged 63 years John Larking of this Parish died 14 June 1822 aged 73 years

7. John LARKING eldest son of John & Elizabeth Larking of this Parish died 4 June 1850 aged 40 years

8. Ellen Sarah wife of James YOUNG junr of Chiddingstone Mill in this Parish died 9 March 1853 aged 22 years also Ann his 2nd wife died 8 November 1869 in her 41st year. Ellen Sarah child of James & Matilda Young died 22 October 1881 aged 8 years. James Young of this Parish died 15 April 1885 aged 62 years

9. William YOUNG son of James & Easter Young of Chiddingstone Mill died 7 May 1846 in his 18th year also Emma Young daughter of James & Easter Young died 22 July 1854 aged 17 years. James Young formerly of this Parish who died at Mill Hill Edenbridge died 26 March 1878 aged 84 years. Also Easter Young widow of the above died 6 June 1878 aged 78 years

10. Eleanor DIVALL died 9 November 1885 aged 57 years

11. (altar) Thomas RUSSELL died 28 September 1803 aged 72 years. Mary his wife died 1 August 1816 aged 84 years also William Nightingale died 27 February 1828 in her 79th year also Mary wife of the above William Nightingale died 23 April 1850 aged 92 years

12. William MARTIN died 28 August 1875 aged 67 years Elizabeth his wife died 6 May 1888 aged 71 years

13. Elizabeth wife of Michael CARDEN died 13 April 1872 aged 65 years. Left issue one son James also of Michael Carden died 6 April 1880 aged 70 years

14. wood rail: James CARDEN died 28 August 1847 aged 35 years

15. wood rail: Sophia CARDEN died 13 June 1837 aged 5- years

15a. Jane LITTLEJOHNS wife of Frederick Littlejohns eldest daughter of John & Jane GASSON who died 21 February 1867 aged 43 years. Also Frederick Littlejohns died 9 April 1883 aged 61 years

16. Elizabeth GASSON died 16 March 1853 in her 24th year Jane Gasson Mother of the above died 10 November 1855 aged 65 years also John Gasson Husband of the above 31st January 1865 aged 75 years

17. Thomas GASSON of this Parish died 12 May 1817 aged 71 years

18. Richard GASSON of this Parish died 13 May 1814 aged 59 years

19. Sarah WATERMAN daughter of Elizabeth Waterman (sic) died 16 January 1785 aged 17 years

20. John WATERMAN died 23 May 1779 aged 15 years. Ann Waterman died 6 April 1769 aged 3 years children of John & Anne Waterman

21. John WATERMAN died 25 April 1788 aged 57 years

22. wood rail – inscription gone

23. wood rail – inscription gone

24. Henry PIGOTT departed this life 1 January 1745 aged 69 years

25. Mary PIGOTT wife of Henry Pigott died 9 June 1757 aged 69 years

26. Sarah PIGOTT daughter of Nicholas & Sarah Pigott . . . . . . . . .

27. Nicholas PIGGOTT son of Henry & Mary Piggott died 18 April 1758 aged 44 years

28. Sa . . . . . . . . . (a Pigott) Foot S.P ?Sarah wife of Nicholas Pigott 17(?71) aged ?55?

29. cross headstone: Elizabeth wife of John COLE died 3 June 1870 aged 45 years

30. cross Elizabeth SAMSON Born 1864 Died 1870

31. John ENGLISH died 26 September 1865 aged 39 years. Left a widow & 2 children John & Elizabeth

32. Richard SHOEBRIDGE of this Parish died 3 December 1816 aged 87 years. Ann wife of Richard Shoebridge died 23 January 1837 aged 74 years

33. Richard SHOEBRIDGE 5 October 1792 aged 88 years Susanna wife of Richard Shoebridge died 3 June 1782 aged 80 years also Richard son of Richard & Ann Shoebridge Grandson of the above died 2 April 1794 aged 6 years

34. Martha INGRAM wife of Thomas Ingram died 9 October 1815 aged 69 years

35. wood cross – illegible

36 old stone Her. . . . . . . illegible

37 (broken) . . . ory of Jane wife of David AYNSCOMBE who David Aynscombe departed this life 31 December died 1 March 1794 1773 aged 60 years aged 7(?1)

38. wood rail Sarah wife of Robert BEST died 19 June 1829 aged 48 years on other side – In memory of . . . . . . OBI . . . . . . . . . . . GALE . . . . . . . .

39. wood cross Rosa Pretoria Tuglea MARTIN died 11 June 1901 aged 14 months

40. wood cross Christina Kathleen MARTIN died 26 May 1922 (no age)

41. William BETTS of Rotherfield died 3rd day of January 1761 in his 25th year and left behind him The Valuable Character . . . . . . . . . under grass.    On top is carved a long figure of an Angel in flowing gown blowing a Trumpet and holding in his other hand a Tablet "Glory be to God on High"

42. wood rail Edward WHITE rest gone

43. William WHITE born 10 March 1819 died 23 February 1889 Sarah White wife of William White born 19 June 1821 died 10 June 1889 Farewell to all our children Dear

44. wood rail Amelia Anne MARCHANT died 23 December 1852 aged 5 years 11 months also Caroline Marchant died 24 December 1852 aged 13 months

45. Robert KING died 6 June 1899 aged 75 years. Elizabeth his wife died 16 November 1904 aged 77 years

46. ragged cross Mary SMITH of this Parish died 28 March 1889 aged 64 years also James SMITH husband of the above died 19 March 1874 aged 45 years

47. Henry NORTH husband of Anne BAVEY died 2 December 1907 aged 78 years. Anne wife of the above died 3 November 1909 aged 75 years

48. Henry son of Henry NORTH & Anne BAVEY born 27 October 1861 died 12 October 1876

49. Mary BAVEY born 31 October 1801 died 2 August 1882 Frederick Bavey died 21 January 1912 aged 71 years

50. Edmund KING died 30 November 1904 aged 68 years Anne King his wife died 15 March 1911 aged 74 years

51. small stone: Ann KING died 22 July 1868 aged 5 years. Hester King died 11 August 1868 aged 4 years

52. Caroline, Ernest John & Joseph COLE Caroline died 25 July 1868 aged 6 years. Ernest John died 1 September 1868 aged 4 years. Joseph died 15 December 1868 aged 1 year 10 months the beloved children of Joseph & Mary Cole

53. Suhannah (sic) wife of Richard BUTCHER of this Parish died 27 January 1872 aged 68 years. Also Richard Butcher died 5 October 1879 aged 84 years

54. cross head Trayton Clifford son of Clifford & Annie BAKER born 18 July 1881 died 1 May 1882

55. Robert MAY whose remains are interred near this spot died 14 February 1855 aged 67 years. Also beneath this stone Elizabeth his wife died 13 April 1876 aged 75 years also Harriet Annie KING Granddaughter of the above died 4 December 1884 aged 5 years

56. John BRIGDEN died 20 November 1859 aged 35 years also Ann wife of John Brigden died 17 September 1862 aged 37 years

57. Robert HOLMES died 22 August 1877 aged 66 years. Sophia wife of the above died 31 October 1882 aged 69 years. Thomas their eldest son died 3 September 1890 aged 58 years

58. William son of John & Jane MARCHANT died 11 June 1855 aged 27 years

59. Mercy wife of Robert MARCHANT died 5 November 1852 aged 74 years also Robert Marchant died 19 May 1853 aged 81 years Mercy daughter of the above died 2 September 1852 aged 30 years

60. Rebecca wife of William MARCHANT died 17 May 1826 aged 26 years. Left behind 3 children and Husband

61. Rebecca daughter of William & Rebecca MARCHANT died 12 November 1832 aged 7 years 10 months

62. Mary wife of William MARCHANT of Norman Street Farm Sundridge died 18 November 1846 aged 47 years

63. Churchman MARCHANT son of Robert & Mercy Marchant of this Parish died 31 May 1836 aged 28 years

64. Right half John MARCHANT of Chevening Parish died 4 September 1835 aged 39 years. Loving husband and tender father on other half Jane WOOD died 16 July 1877 aged 75 years under the above: Also John Marchant son of the above John & Jane Marchant who died 2 March 1827 aged 1 year 2 months also George Wood who died 27 January 1842 aged 8 months also Mary Marchant died 27 May 1847 aged 16 years. Also Harriot Marchant died 1 October 1847 aged 24 years also George Wood died 2 September 1850 aged 39 years

65. by Rectory wicket Henry CLOWDER son of James & Jane WICKING of this Parish died 18 February 1834 aged 1 year 7 months also David son of the above died 30 March 1837 aged 3 months. Susan daughter of the above died 21 June 1839 aged 3 days

66. James EDWARDS died 31 August 1859 aged 68 years. Susan his wife died 7 July 1866 aged 68 years

67. Low Tomb in rails by entrance to Rede Chapel (North Chancel) Sacred to the Memory of The Revd. A.C. PAYLER, M.A. the Rector of Chiddingstone who died on the 28 January 1852 aged 64 years (Rector 1836-52)

68. Flat stone East of North Chancel A.S. MDCCCXXX [1830], H.R.S. MDCCCXXXI [1831]. H.S.S. MDCCCXLVII [1847], W.C.S. MDCCCLII [1852], C.S. MDCCCLXXXVI [1856]

69. Ditto next to 68. H.S. MDCCCXIV [1814], T.C.X. MDCCCXXII [1822], R.C.S. MDCCCXXIX [129], E.C.S. MDCCCXXXIV [1834], T.S. MDCCCXLVIII [1843]

Three Stones East of Chancel
70. Margaret wife of William FENNER and daughter of James & Elizabeth DENTON died 25 December 1812 aged 20 years Leaving issue one son John

71. James DENTON died 8 July 1850 aged 78 years Elizabeth his wife died 31 October 1836 aged 72 years

72. James FENNER died 17 December 1862 aged 50 years Philadelphia his wife died 25 April 1867 aged 54 years. Also Sarah Fenner died 13 August 1841 aged 10 months

73. Top of altar Tomb East of South Chancel. Here lieth interred the Body of Susanna the wife of Richard HAYWARD was buried the three and twentieth day of Aprill Anno Domini 1681 Here lieth the Body of Richard Hayward (her husband) He was buried the one and twentieth day of August in the same year aged 36 years He left behind him ?2 sons & 3 daughters

North Eastern Portion
74. Perryman PAGE died 25 October 1787 aged 71 years Elizabeth his wife died 26 June 1788 aged 66 years

75. Low tomb with raised cross Edward Henry LEE died 7 November 1892 aged 74 and Mary Elizabeth Lee died 21 April 1904 aged 86 years (Rector 1875-93)

76. Mrs Sarah PAGE died 12 December 1797 aged 16 (?46) years

77. Ann wife of Mr Benjamin HUMPHREY died 14 December 1814 aged 49 years Mr Benjamin Humphrey of this Parish died 29 April 1833 aged 71 years also Hester Humphrey Grand daughter of the above died 8 October 1852 aged 8 years also Sarah relect of the above Benjamin Humphrey died 16 September 1854 aged 88 years

78. Henry HUMPHREY died 30 May 1858 aged 27 years Elizabeth Harriet his wife died 5 January 1918 aged 92 years. Also George BEST Brother of the above died 30 March 1914 aged 68 years

79. Elizabeth wife of Richard BROOK died 12 May 1846 aged 65 years Richard Brook died 18 December 1852 aged 71 years

80. Ann daughter of Richard & Elizabeth BROOK taken from her Parents by an illness of 3 days 19 January 1823 aged 7 years & 8 months

81. Henry son of Richard & Elizabeth BROOK died 20 March 1847 aged 24 years

82. Sarah wife of William BROOK died 8 August 1850 aged 35 years also William LASHMAR son of the above died 31 January 1851 aged 6 months Also William Brook died 14 November 1870 aged 60 years also Marian wife of William Brook died 29 December 1875 aged 68 years

83. Sarah wife of Thomas SEALE died 10 February 1823 aged 50 years

84. Small cross in enclosure Hilary Joan WALTERS born 22 July 1898 died 14 April 1901

85. Large flat old stone probably once top of an altar tomb no inscription visible

86. Ann wife of John AVIS Died 17 March 1828 aged 73 years John Avis died 30 May 1838 aged 81 years also John son of John & Ann Avis died 26 March 1830 aged 48 years

87. another large old stone flat like 85 – no visible inscription

88. Edward PAIGE died 29 August 1859 aged 72 years Elizabeth his wife died 28 March 1836 aged 46 years Left issue 3 sons & 2 daughters Edward Thomas Henry Ann & Elizabeth

89. Mr. Edward LEIGH died 28 February 1804 aged 53 years (left half blank)

90. Elizabeth LEIGH daughter of Edward & Elizabeth Leigh died 11 January 1808 aged 24 years

91. Mrs. Jane LEIGH wife of Mr. George Leigh of 32 Duke Street, Bloomsbury, [London]. Late of the Castle Inn of this Parish died 25 January 1867 aged 47 years

92. Abraham LITTLEJOHN died 2 June 1826 aged 31 years Left issue by Frances his wife who survive him one son Frederick

93. Maria daughter of Henry & Frances LEIGH died 22 August 1830 aged 18 years 10 months

94. Charlotte LEIGH daughter of Henry & Frances Leigh died 31 March 1832 aged 30 years

95. Frances wife of Henry LEIGH died 13 February 1836 aged 59 years Leaving issue 3 sons & 3 daughters Henry, Richard, George, Frances, Mary & Sophia Henry Leigh died 26 January 1841 aged 65 years

96. Maria PAIGE died 3 February 1851 aged 21 years

97. Thomas THEOBALDS died 25 August 1892 aged 94 years Near lies Elizabeth Theobalds died 20 April 1851 aged 55 years also Ann Theobalds died 19 February 1894 aged 76 years

98. Anne wife of The Reverend C.R. BOSSIER Curate of Chiddingstone died 12 June 1833 [Inscription in Greek letters]

99. Mary wife of Edward LEIGH of this Parish died 2 March 1879 aged 76 years also Edward Leigh husband of the above died 3 February 1882 aged 82 years

100. Elizabeth daughter of Henry & Mary LEIGH died 9 October 1835 aged 6 years 8 months

101. Thomas PAIGE son of Elizabeth & Edward Paige died 2 November 1862 aged 47 years

102. Edward PAIGE of Sandhole Farm in the Parish of Penshurst eldest son of Edward & Elizabeth Paige of Chested Farm in the same Parish died 16 August 1857 aged 44 years also Mary wife of the above died 19 May 1881 aged 68 years

103. Mary LEIGH wife of Edward Leigh Plumber of this Parish died 21 December 1809 aged 22 years

104. Edward LEIGH late of Edenbridge died 16 November 1829 aged 45 years. Anna Maria Leigh wife of the above died 15 July 1871 aged 84 years. Edward Leigh son of Edward & Anna Maria Leigh died 9 July 1814 aged 10 months. Emma Leigh daughter of the above died 4 May 1821 aged 4 years. Augusta Leigh daughter of the above died 6 April 1823 aged 15 months. Grace Leigh daughter of the above died 10 March 1825 aged 2 years. Anna Maria Leigh daughter of the above died 4 July 1836 aged 25 years. John Jones Leigh son of the above died 2 February 1846 aged 17 years

105. Anna Maria wife of Thomas Maslin COOK of St. Botolph, Bishopsgate London died 4 July 1836 aged 25 years Leaving issue one daughter Maria born 30 October 1834. Sarah Augusta JONES daughter of the Rev. John Jones late of Ab Kettleby, Leicestershire died 3 May 1830 aged 50 years

106. Thomas SCOTT of this Parish died 24 April 1843 aged 68 years Alice widow of the above died 5 May 1880 aged 87 years

107. Mary wife of Thomas SCOTT of this Parish died 25 May 1830 aged 60 years a tender parent

108. George SCOTT son of Thomas & Mary Scott of this Parish died 29 May 1828 aged 27 years

109. Altar within rails with entrance to vault south side - William WHITTON of Stone Wall [near Edenbridge] in the County of Kent died 27 July 1832 in his 69th year also Mary Philippa Whitton his widow died 11 January 1849 in her 83rd year. North side – Caroline Woolmer WINHAM wife of the Rev. Daniel Winham of Tunbridge Wells & niece of the late William Whitton Esq. of Stone Wall died 3 May 1851 aged 34 years. West End: Elizabeth ARUNDELL niece of the late William Whitton of Stone Wall died 1 June 1839 aged 25 years

110. flat stone: Eliza BEST died 14 May 1885 in her 70th year

111. coped stone: Mary DIVES widow of the late Mr. James Dives died 25 March 1869 aged 63 years. James Dives of Barretts Farm Leigh died 23 December 1867 aged 58 years

112. flat stone, by yew: Charles LEIGH died 7 May 1868 aged 72 years

113. Mary MITCHELL wife of Edward Mitchell of this Parish died 17 December 1810 aged 55 years also Edward Mitchell died 7 September 1817 aged 64 years

114. Henry son of John & Mary YOUNG died 20 August 1830 aged 18 years also Marthar MARCHANT born 5 January 1810 died 15 January 1834 aged 24 years

115. flat stone: Thomas GATLIFF jnr of Leeds in the County of York Gentleman died 25 December 1849 aged 42 years

116. John MITCHELL died 25 August 1818 aged 26 years Left issue two daughters Elizabeth & Susanna – Sisley Farewell dear wife we parted be etc.

116A. Margaret wife of George FITCH of this Parish died 16 September 1816 aged 51 years

117. large altar tomb with iron grating on north side Query entrance to Streatfeild vault There is no visible inscription Date c.1747. [ In pencil - Air shaft of 1800?]

118. Sophia wife of John CHAPMAN & daughter of Henry & Frances LEIGH of this Parish died 11 March 1865 aged 52 years also John Chapman died 20 March 1878 aged 62 years

119. Emma wife of Edward Brett GRAVE of Tonbridge died 9 March 1874 aged 24 years Also Mary HUMPHREY sister of the above died 13 December 1870 aged 25 years

120. Elizabeth HUMPHREY daughter of James & Sarah Humphrey died 11 September 1860 aged 27 years Ann Humphrey daughter of the above died 29 October 1860 aged 25 years./11 Maria Humphrey daughter of the above died 3 January 1861 aged 21 years

121. John KNELLER died 6 January 1862 aged 69 years a space (as though for another name) & some poetry below

122. Ann wife of John KNELLER died 10 January 1855 aged 61 years

123. south face coped stone: William YATES Esq. late of Lincolns Inn & Buckham Hill, Sussex, Barrister at Law died 19 June 1888 aged 72 years North face: Mary COWLARD wife of William Yates Esq. of Lincolns Inn Barrister at Law died 1 March 1865 Round plinth: Henrietta widow of the above William YATES Esq. and 3rd daughter of the Rev. Peter AUBERTIN of Chipstead Surrey died on Feast of the Epiphany 1904 aged 88 years

124. cross Arthur SCOTT died 15 March 1873 aged 18 years Charles Scott died 17 March 1897 aged 33 years Ann Scott wife of John Scott died 24 April 1911 aged 80 years John Scott late of Chiddingstone died 10 April 1906 aged 74 years

125. curb Augustin STREATFEILD 1875 – 1890

126. curb John Fremlyn STREATFEILD 1828 – 1886
end of N.E. part of old yard

South Western Portion
127. Stephen son of Edward SNELLING by Mary his wife . . . . ? November 175(0 or 9) . . . . . .

128. William son of the late William & Ann BROOK of this Parish who died at George Street Blackfriars in the parish of Christchurch Surrey 18 January 1826 aged 56 years

129. Elizabeth daughter of William & Ann BROOK of this Parish died 21 February 1791 aged 21 years

130. William BROOK died 6 May 1796 aged 57 years Ann wife of William Brook died 10 February 1823 aged 83 years

131. Richard COLE died 18 May 1832 aged 29 years

132. William COLE of this Parish died 1 July 1816 aged 69 years Mary Cole wife of William Cole died 3 August 1823 aged 67 years

133. Richard KEEYS of this Parish died 17 June 1830 aged 74 years Hannah wife of Richard Keeys died 2 April 1830 aged 71 years Mary daughter of Richard & Hannah Keeys of this Parish died 18 November 1831 aged 40 years Richard Keeys died 20 April 1851 aged 66 years

134. Mercy wife of Richard KEEYS died 22 March 1810 aged 79 years Richard Keeys late of this Parish died 2 April 1788 aged 66 years, also John KEEYS son of Richard & Hannah Keeys died 23 June 1786 aged 6 weeks William Keeys son of Richard & Hannah Keeys died 29 December 1797 aged 3 years Both Grandsons of the above

135. Mercy wife of William TAYLOR & daughter of Richard & Mercy KEEYS died 6 April 1800 aged 42 years William Taylor died 26 July 1836 aged 79 years

136. small stone: Here Lieth the Body of John the son of John & Sarah COAL He died 12 May 1731 aged 12 years

137. Edward George GIBBONS eldest son of John & Emma Gibbons of Bow Beach Villa died 7 December 1840 aged 2 years 8 months Matilda Mary daughter of the above died 29 March 1854 aged 2 years 8 months

138. small stone: Here Lieth the Body of Daniel LONGHURST of this Parish died 6 October 1767 aged 50 years (I think it is 1767 & not 1707)

139. Daniel LONGHURST died 12 July 1805 aged 57 years

140. Anne SMITH daughter of Thomas Smith died 11 February 1880 aged 33 years

140b. (an old stone face down beside 140)

141. John RATHBORN died 12 May 1836 aged 87 years

142. Anne wife of Thomas SMITH died 24 March 1873 aged 51 years. Thomas Smith died 2 April 1885 aged 64 years

143. Richard BEST died 2 May 1867 aged 48 years. Esther Best died 10 April 1886 aged 65 years

144. Edward SMITH son of Thomas Smith died 10 January 1878 aged 29 years

145. Jane daughter of Richard & Jane BEST of this Parish died 22 May 1770 aged 9 years

146. Richard HUMPHREY late of Hever Lodge died 21 December 1781 aged 49 years. Ann daughter of above Richard & Ann Humphrey died 10 April 1769 aged 7 months

147. Ann wife of Richard HUMPHREY late of Hever Lodge died 21 December 1785 aged 40 years

148. Mary wife of Michael WOODHAMS died 27 March 1805 aged 31 years

149. Ann WOODHAMS wife of John Woodhams of this Parish died 1 October 1808 aged 37 years

150. Buried here the Remains of John WOODHAMS late of this Parish died 28 December 1794 aged 76 years. Michael Woodhams grandson of the above died 10 May 1800 aged 1 year

151. Mary wife of John WOODHAMS died 14 March 1777 aged 42 years

152. Richard BEVAN died 6 August 1800 aged 87 years. Elizabeth his wife died 12 June 1814 aged 93 years

153. (wood rail) – Mary wife of Henry EAGLETON (?) died 28 January 1837 aged 80 years

154. Sarah wife of Peter EVEREST died 9 August 1773 aged 40 years

155. Mary wife of Matthew EVEREST of this Parish died 16 April 1756 aged 65. Also Michael Everest died 7 August 1767 aged 90 years

156. Susanna wife of John EVEREST died 22 November 1797 aged 68 years. John Everest of this Parish died 23 April 1779 aged 65 years. Left issue by Susanna his wife one daughter Ann

157. wood rail broken Jonathan MAY of this Parish who died after . . . . . . . . . . . . 1820 leaving a widow & 8 children, Jonathan, Robert, Sarah, John, Ann, William, Harriot & Richard something on other side ? poetry but illegible

158. wood rail Sarah wife of John FINN of this Parish of Marylebone, London died with the Scarlet Fever 25 May 1822 aged 32 years. Also in same grave Harriet daughter of John & Sarah Finn died with the Scarlet Fever 17 June 1822 aged 6 years 7 months

159. another rail but illegible

160. Cross-head William PELLING died 27 June 1881 aged 86 years

161. small Cross c.1870 inscription perished

162. Ann MEDHURST died 12 January 1748 aged ? 21 years

163. Here lyeth the Body of John (?son of) Edward CRONCK died . . . . . . . the 17 1729 aged 9 years . . . . . . . .  .

164. Richard BEST died 2 February 1850 aged 4 years 9 months. Emily Best died 30 January 1854 aged 7 years Fanny Best died 9 December 1852 aged 2 years Walter Best died 15 June 1854 aged 2 years

165. small old stone Here Lieth the Body of P . e . . . . (?ee) MEDHURST son . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

166. Michael SAXBY son of Michael & Sarah Saxby of Penshurst died 17 April 1808 aged 26 years Also Michael Saxby of Southborough Father of the above died 20 November 1819 aged 69 years Also John Saxby of Penshurst son of Michael & Sarah Saxby died 28 September 1821 aged 36 years and of his sons Michael & Charles by his wife Mary Ann who died in infancy Also Mary Ann wife of the above John Saxby died 25 June 1862 aged 66 years. On a flat stone over the grave: Sally Saxby of Penshurst widow of Mr. Michael Saxby died 13 September 1836 aged 86 Also Charles Henry Saxby son of Michael & Sally Saxby died 11 April 1842 aged 59 years and John Saxby who died at Salmons Farm in the Parish of Penshurst died 21 December 1859 aged 45 years

167. Jane wife of John BUTCHER born 27 August 1837 died 29 August 1889 John Butcher died 1 April 1905 aged 73 years

168. wood rail: Isaac ROFFEY died 16 June 1838 aged 64 years

Here is path from Lychgate to Porch

In Angle by Tower & Porch

169. Large round topped tomb: on west end: Crest – Left Crest: unicorns head erased. Right Crest: Bulls head out of a small coronet. [Drawing of shield & motto] On south side Henry OGLE Esq Lieut. R.N. (2nd son of Rev. John Savile Ogle of Kirkley Hall in Northumberland and of his wife Catherine Hannah Sneyd deceased ). He was born 7 July 1797 and married 13 March 1827 Harriet Anne (daughter of Walter Bracebridge of Atherstone Hall Warwickshire and of his wife Harriet 2nd daughter of Henry Streatfeild Esq. of Chiddingstone and of his wife Anne Sidney of Penshurst )He died at East Bourne on 17 October 1841. Also his widow Harriet Anne Ogle of East Bourne born 2 September 1779 died 6 June 1863

170. Elizabeth daughter of Richard MARTIN died 5 November 1770 aged 23 years

171. Rachel wife of William MARTIN died 9 October 1776 aged 56 years William Martin died 10 May 1779 aged 62 years

South Eastern portion of old yard beginning at East and working towards path from Lychgate to Porch

172. Here rests in peace the Body of Joshua Edwin son of Thomas & Rachel NYE died 14 August 1862 aged 7 years

173. Thomas HAYNES died 11 July 1852 aged 81 years

174. Thomas HOLLAMBY died 29 May 1868 aged 77 years. Charlotte his wife died 23 November 1889 aged 90 years

175. Keziah wife of John RODGER and daughter of John & Elizabeth HOADLEY of this Parish died 11 October 1825 aged 20 years Left issue one son Henry

176. William HOADLEY died 12 December 1825 aged 36 years

177. Sarah HOADLEY late of this Parish died 8 May 1816 aged 65 years Thomas Hoadley late of this Parish died 28 April 1814 aged 63 years

178. Another Tomb similar to No. 117 which it is opposite: said to be entrance to Streatfeild vault. No visible inscription [ In pencil: Air shaft of 180 ]

179. John HOADLEY died 25 March 1818 aged 37 years Elizabeth wife of John Hoadley died 27 July 1837 aged 53 years Left issue four sons & 3 daughters: John, Thomas, William & George, Maria, Kezia & Sarah

180. The Streatfeild Mausoleum No inscription [ In pencil: externally – see last page for inscription within A large vault of which 117 & 178 are air shafts

181. Ann HANDS died 1 December 1844 aged 80 years

182. Thomas REDGATE died 17 February 1841 aged 53 years

183. Cross Henry Dorrien STREATFEILD born 2 August 1825 died 27 March 1889 Marion Henrietta Streatfeild born 25 February 1835 died 11 July 1897

184. Large monument and tomb covered with Ivy. There are 4 white marble slabs one on each side. North: Ann daughter of Martin CLARE wife of Revd Cuthbert BARWIS A.M. died 17 February 1754 aged 30 years West: Martin CLARE a.m. F.R.S. A.M. died 19 May 1751 aged 63 years East & South – blank

185. William HOLLAMBY died 3 September 1850 aged 91 years Philly wife of William Hollamby died 9 June 1816 aged 51 years. Also Ann Hollamby daughter of the above died 19 March 1843 aged 51 years

186. Philly HOLLAMBY died 22 March 1850 aged 63 years

187. Godfrey STIDOLPH died 28 April 1861 aged 86 years Sarah Elizabeth his wife died 31 July 1861 aged 81 years Also Richard Stidolph 2nd son of the above died D . . . . . (?17) (?1914) [perished]

188. Cross-head Susanna CLARKE of Chiddingstone born 3 January 1788 died 28 December 1876

189. George KIDDER an ancient Farmer of this Parish died 10 April 1805 aged 83 years Elizabeth Kidder died 25 October 1796 aged 61 years The Funeral Text – Naked came I from my Mother’s womb and naked shall I return etc.

190. John son of Robert & Mary HALE of Somerden Farm of this Parish died 15 January 1837 aged 2 years 2 months

191. Robert HALE of Somerden Farm in this Parish died 30 December 1851 aged 63 years leaving issue 3 sons & 5 daughters Mary HALE wife of the above Robert Hale died 3 July 1867 aged 70 years Elizabeth Hale daughter of the above died 9 June 1854 aged 24 years Thomas Hale son of the above died 21 January 1887 aged 54 years

192. Cross Elizabeth wife of James PAYNE died 17 March 1899 aged 66 years James Payne 53 years organist of this Church died 31 May 1903 aged 79 years

193. William MARCHANT of this Parish died 16 July 1837 aged 67 years Dennis wife of the above died 23 February 1840 aged 71 years

194. William MARCHANT of Boar Place died 13 January 1812 aged 67 years

195. Elizabeth wife of William MARCHANT died 17 September 1788 aged 42 years Also 2 of their children viz. Elizabeth died 15 March 1783 aged 9 years Thomas died 2 September 1790 aged 2 years

196. William REYNOLDS of Lew Cross Farm, Chiddingstone died 7 June 1871 aged 60 years Maria Reynolds born 9 February 1814 died 16 January 1908

197. Mary daughter of William & Dennis MARCHANT of this Parish died 17 February 1816 aged 24 years

198. Jane wife of Thomas NIGHTINGALE of Edenbridge died 29 July 1835 aged 37 years Frances daughter of the above died 4 August 1835 aged 10 years

199. John GIBBONS of Bough Beech Villa in this Parish died 1 February 1862 aged 67 years

200. George son of James & Elizabeth PAYNE died 5 December 1851 aged 25 years

201. Low old altar tomb. no inscription apparent

202. Jemima wife of William NYE died 13 April 1841 aged 31 years Erected by Mary daughter of the above who died 2 March 1856 aged 22 years

203. Sarah INGRAM wife of John Ingram of ?Ledcup Farm in the Parish of Chevening and daughter of John & Sarah BOAKS of Lawrences Farm in the Parish of Sevenoaks she departed this life 29 September 1814 aged 34 years; other half blank

204. Mary Ann wife of Edward SKINNER of Boar Place in this Parish died 17 June 1869 aged 47 years

205. Ann wife of Edward Skinner of this Parish died 2 August 1868 aged 79 years. Also Avis Jane WILLIAMS daughter of Edward Skinner of this Parish died 24 February 1903 aged 75 years

206. Elizabeth wife of Jospeh POTTER senr of this Parish died 9 December 1795 aged 66 years Joseph Potter senr died 12 April 1806 aged 76 years

207. Fanny wife of James PAYNE died 25 July 1864 aged 40 years

208. James BOAKES died 24 July 1850 aged 63 years Fanny his wife died 9 July 1860 aged 71 years

209. Ann wife of Thomas WOOLLETT died 9 February 1788 aged 65 years

210. Thomas WOOLLETT died 25 January 1806 aged 82 years

211. Mary ATKINSON wife of William Atkinson of this Parish died 26 January 1871 aged 68 years also William Atkinson died 12 July 1891 aged 81 years

212. Mrs. Amelia HAYNES died 13 June 1834 in her 90th year Mr. William Haynes died . . . . . .(broken away) 181? [1813]aged 73 years Footstone – W.H. 1813

213. Mrs. Mary GRINLEY late of Sunbury (?) Middlesex daughter of Mr. Edward SMITH (?) died 12 October 1782 aged 47 years

214. Mrs. Elizabeth HAYNES died 13 August 1788 aged 68 years

215. Sarah BOAKES wife of John Boakes of Laurences Farm in the Parish of Seven Oaks died 30 April 1813 aged 59 years [right half seems blank]

216. Elizabeth wife of John BOAKES of this Parish died 15 April 1806 aged 70 years John Boakes died 15 February 1800 aged 87 years He was a man that feared the Lord was just & true unto his word A faithful friend and a father dear A loving husband lieth here

217. Mary wife of John MOON of the Parish of Westerham died 10 October 1780 aged 69 years

218. Jane wife of Stephen DULY late officer of Excise died 4 February 1837 in his 73rd year. Also above Stephen Duly died 22 April 1841 aged 75 years also Thomas their son who died 28 November 1810 in his 21st year

219. Here lyeth the Body of John PIGGOTT who departed this life 21 January 1775 aged . . . . under grass (vide 24)

220. Ann wife of Charles CARPENTER died 16 May 1850 aged 48 years

221. back: Here lieth the Body of John HOLLAMBY son of John & Hannah Hollamby died 13 August 1735 aged 23 years front: (on other side or back) To the memory of Hannah daughter of John & Hannah Hollamby died 13 July 1744 aged 25 years

222. Hannah HOLLAMBY wife of John Hollamby died 30 January 1776 aged 88 years

223. John HOLLAMBY died 7 January 1749 aged 74 years

224. Sarah Elizabeth PALMER died 26 November 1849 aged 2 years 5 months Louisa Frances & Mary Palmer daughters of William & Ann Palmer died 28 November 1849 Louisa Frances aged 5 years 5 months Mary aged 2 weeks

225. H. ------ W M. ------ B

226. War Memorial Cross

227. A Footstone J.H. dated 1753

228. Maria wife of John BEST died 26 December 1862 aged 28 years

229. Elisabeth wife of John SAXBY died 29 August 1741 aged 67 years also Henery their son died 19 September 1738 aged 21 years

230. Margaret SAXBY daughter of Henry SAXBY of Penshurst died 8 July 1719 aged 40 years

231. Henry SAXBY died 7 June 1726 aged 36 years Here Lies my Body turned to Clay there to Remain untill the Judgment Day

232. John HEAD died 26 May 1808 aged 60 years Alice Head died 20 August 1810 aged 56 years

233. John BARTON died 1 September 1824 aged 64 years

234. broken . . . . . LEY BARTON of Ann Barton died 21 November 1825 aged 12 years

235. Percy the beloved child of John & Annie DANIELS of Ivy House in this Parish died 23 August 1871 aged 14 months

236. small cross head – inscription gone

237. Henry SAXBY died 20 June 1721 aged 75 years

238. Mrs. Ann LANGRIDGE died 31 January 1808 aged 74 years

239. Ann DALTON wife of William Dalton the daughter of Joseph LANGRIDGE of this Parish died 5 April 1804 aged 55 years

240. Mary wife of Joseph LANGRIDGE of this Parish died 12 February 1787 aged 66 years Joseph Langridge of this Parish died 12 December 1794 aged 72 years

241. William LANGRIDGE died 27 July 1812 aged 62 years

242. Mr. John SMITH Late of Mount Noddy in the Parish of Hever died 19 November 1816 aged 37 years Mrs. Susannah Smith wife of Mr. John Smith died 22 January 1844 aged 83 years

243. at Lychgate Near this Place Lieth the Body of John LEE senr who died 24 January 1703 aged 72 years Also Joan late wife of the said John Lee she died 23 February 1729 aged 75 years Also ?Mary daughter of S . . . . . . . . Lee died 2 April 1707 aged 15 years 2 sons & 3 daughters of William and Mary . . . . . . . . . . gone

244. Letitia wife of George Edward SKINNER of this Parish died 23 April 1877 aged 39 years also Clarissa his 2nd wife died 11 November 1893 aged 52 years and of George Edward Skinner died 3 March 1913 aged 59 years

245. Cross Augustus LUCKSFORD born 8 December 1870 died 25 December 1875

By South aisle – East of Porch


246. Flat stone: In memory of Mrs. Elizabeth SMITH died 23 July 1852 aged 79 years also Mrs. Sarah HANDS died 23 August 1832 aged 86 years

247. Cross 20 September 1861 Ronald Henry Armytage STREATFEILD 5 August 1882 ---------------- 1 April 1830 Harriette Elizabeth Streatfeild 18 April 1901 ---------------- 7 November 1833 Richard John Streatfeild 22 March 1877

248. Flat stone: Mr. Robert SAXBY late of Penshurst died 10 December 1799 aged 83 years Mary his wife died 14 June 1769 aged 4(?6) years

249. Stone – in path looks like top of an altar tomb worn smooth by feet

250. Cross Jane Maria wife of William Edward HOSKINS died 26 January 1885 Fanny Cherisa Hoskins born 24 December 1836 died 19 February 1902 William Edward Hoskins Rector of this Parish for 23 years born 3 May 1799 died 6 February 1875

251. Cross In Memory of Elizabeth KING born 1806 died 1883 Her end was Peace

252. Fanny WICKHAM died 23 October 1867 aged 5 years 2 months Adelaide Wickham died 24 February 1868 aged 2 years 5 months Children of Thomas & Fanny Wickham

253. small cross Hester HOARE aged 83 no dates

254. Elizabeth BEALE of Larkin’s Farm Chiddingstone died 28 February 1890 aged 70 years and William Beale of above Farm died 11 February 1892 aged 62 years Also John Lansdowne DENSTON of Harborough Farm Bough Beech died 13 May 1896 aged 68 years

255. Cross John COOMBER died 18 May 1892 aged 82 years Eliza Coomber of Finch Green in this Parish born 28 February 1810 died 11 January 1913 in her 103rd year

256. Cross Emily STREATFEILD born 8 March 1818 [?1813] died 1 March 1908

257. Cross in same curb as 256 Mary Ann BOULDEN died 9 May 1892 aged 70 years

258. Albert son of Stephen & Eliza IZZARD died 7 April 1868 aged 18 years

259. John PETTYFER born at Oxford died at Penshurst Station 1 December 1873 aged 34 years Alice Maud his youngest daughter died 11 February 1871 aged 6 months

260. small wood cross Annie SMITH died 11 December 1891

261. Henry BRIDGER died at Southborough 30 May 1891 aged 50 years

262. William BASHFORD died 16 March 1893 aged 75 years Jane Eleanor Bashford his wife died 19 February 1917 aged 96 years

263. Cross Elizabeth HOSKINS born 14 January 1811 died 17 January 1886

264. William COULSTOCK died 25 April 1889 aged 56 years

265. Mary WOOD of Kiln House died 19 January 1881 in her 90th year

266. wooden cross Dorothy Edith daughter of John & Beatrice PENFOLD died 14 February 1907 aged 11 weeks

267. wooden cross Annie KAY born August 1906 died an infant

268. wooden cross Alfred CAMBER died 23 August 1894 aged ?38 years

269. John VIRGO born 10 March 1815 died 16 March 1886

270. Stephen IZZARD died 9 February 1897 aged 79 years Eliza his wife died 18 March 1905 aged 88 years

North side of East walk

271 & 272 Terracotta Crosses all inscription has perished

273. Robert COMBER suddenly called away 16 June 1867 aged 20 years

274. wooden cross Mary JENNER died 2 October 1914 aged 16 years

275. wooden cross Elsie Mary MARCHANT aged 7 months

276. Cross Mrs. C. CARTER died 19 October 1868 aged 45 years

277. Annie LATTER wife of Henry BURGESS, Penshurst Station Cottage died 10 May 1889 aged 47 years also Henry Burgess born 11 July 1830 died 15 June 1899

278. George BUTCHER died 5 April 1901 aged 71 years Emma his wife died 12 November 1883 aged 42 years Edgar Charles son of the above died 24 September 1868 aged 17 years

279. enclosure – no stone

279A. Maud Alice BURGESS born 9 September 1873 died 31 August 1883

280. Eliza wife of Henry BURGESS born 27 May 1835 died 17 January 1885 Amelia Ellen Burgess born 22 February 1871 died 18 March 1893

281. Henry BEST died 11 September 1885 aged 26 years

282. Richard BEST died 1 August 1908 aged 81 years Inscription in Mausoleum at top of steps Bust Henry STREATFEILD - A lover of all lawful Liberty - Dependent on no man - True to his Trust - Just in all his Dealings - Often obliging - Never Ungrateful - Charm’d with Retirement - Delighted in Plenty - His passions always followed by Repentance Nat: 8 – 9 – Anno 1679 ?????? Ob: died 28 Sept. 1747 ???????

283. On house 1697 A.W.

Index of Names and Places

Names Index
ARUNDELL 109
ATKINSON 211
AUBERTIN 123
AVIS 86
AYNSCOMBE 37
BAKER 54
BARTON 233, 234
BARWIS 184
BASHFORD 262
BAVEY 47-49
BEALE 254
BEST 38, 78, 110, 143,
   145, 164, 228, 281, 282
BETTS 41
BEVAN 152
BOAKES 208, 215, 216
BOAKS 203
BOSSIER 98
BOULDEN 257
Bracebridge 169
BRIDGER 261
BRIGDEN 56
BROOK 79-82,128-130
BURFIELD 1b
BURGESS 277, 279, 280
BUTCHER 53, 167, 278
CAMBER 268
CARDEN 13-15
CARPENTER 220
CARTER 276
CHAPMAN 118
CLARE 184
CLARKE 188
CLOWDER 65
COAL 136
COLE 29, 52, 131, 132
COMBER 273
COOK 105
COOMBER 255
COULSTOCK 264
COWLARD 123
CRONCK 163

DALTON 239-241
DANIELS 235
DENSTON 254
DENTON 70, 71
DIVALL 10
DIVES 111
DULY 218
EAGLETON 153
EDWARDS 66
ENGLISH 31
EVEREST 154-156
FENNER 70, 72
FINN 158
FITCH 116
GASSON 15a-18
GATLIFF 115
GIBBONS 137, 199
GRAVE 119
GRINLEY 213
J.H. 227
R.H 1a
HALE 190, 191
HANDS 181
HAYNES 173, 212, 214
HAYWARD 73
HEAD 232
HOADLEY 175-177, 179
HOARE 253
HOLLAMBY 174, 185, 186,
   221-223
HOLMES 57
HOSKINS 250, 263
HUMPHREY 77, 78, 119,
   120, 146, 147
INGRAM 34, 203
IZZARD 258, 270
JENNER 274
JONES 104, 105
KAY 267
KEEYS 133-135
KIDDER 189
KING 45, 50, 51, 55, 251
KNELLER 121, 122

LANGRIDGE 238
Lansdowne 254
LARKING 2, 6, 7
LASHMAR 82
LATTER 277
LEE 75, 243
LEIGH 89-91, 93-95, 99,
  100, 103, 104, 112, 118
LITTLEJOHN 92
LITTLEJOHNS 15a
LONGHURST 138, 139
LUCKSFORD 245
MARCHANT 3, 44, 58-64,
   114, 193-195, 197, 275
MARTIN 12, 39, 40, 170, 171
Maslin 105
MAY 55, 157
MEDHURST 162, 165
MITCHELL 113, 116
MOON 217
MOYCE 4
NIGHTINGALE 11, 198
NORTH 47, 48
NYE 172, 202
OGLE 169
PAGE 74, 76
PAIGE 88, 96, 101, 102
PALMER 224
PAYLER 67
PAYNE 192, 207
PELLING 160
PENFOLD 266
Perryman 74
PETTYFER 259
PIGGOTT 219
PIGOTT 24-28
POCOCK 5
POTTER 206
RATHBORN 141
REDGATE 182
REYNOLDS 196
RODGER 175

ROFFEY 168
RUSSELL 11
S 68, 69
SAMSON 30
Savile 169
SAXBY 166, 229-231, 237,
    248
SCOTT 106-108, 124
SEALE 83
SHOEBRIDGE 32, 33
Sidney 169
SKINNER 204, 205, 244
SMITH 46, 140, 142, 144,
   213, 242, 246, 260
SNELLING 127
Sneyd 169
STIDOLPH 187
STREATFEILD 117, 125, 126, 169, 178, 180, 183, 247, 256, 282
TAYLOR 135
THEOBALDS 97
Trayton 54
Tuglea 39
VIRGO 269
A.W. 283
W.W 1a
WALTERS 84
WATERMAN 19-21
WHITE 42, 43
WHITTON 109
WICKHAM 252
WICKING 65
WILLIAMS 205
WINHAM 109
WOOD 64, 265
WOODHAMS 148-151
WOOLLETT 209, 210
Woolmer 109
YATES 123
YOUNG 8, 9, 114

Places Index
Ab Kettleby,
   Leicestershire 105
Atherstone Hall,
   Warwickshire 169
Barretts Farm, Leigh 111
Buckham Hill, Sussex 123
Chevening 64
Chiddingstone 8, 124
   Boar Place 194, 204
   Bough Beech Villa 137,199
   Castle Inn 91
   Finch Green 255
   Harborough Farm, 254
   Hever Lodge 146, 147
   Ivy House 235
   Kiln House 265
   Larkin’s Farm 254
   Lew Cross Farm 196

   Lychgate 243
   Somerden Farm 190, 191
Chipstead, Surrey 123
Christchurch, Surrey, 
  George St, Blackfriars 128
East Bourne 169
Edenbridge 104, 198
Kirkley Hall, 
   Northumberland 169
Ledcup Farm, Chevening 203
Leeds, Yorkshire 115
Limpsfield 1b
London 32
Duke Street, Bloomsbury 91
Lincolns Inn 123
Marylebone 158
St. Botolph, Bishopsgate 105
Mill Hill Edenbridge 9
Mount Noddy, Hever 242
Norman Street Farm,
   Sundridge 62
Oxford 259
Penshurst 166,169,230,248
   Chested Farm 102
   Salmons Farm 166
   Sandhole Farm 102
   Station 259
   Station Cottage 277
Rotherfield 41
Sevenoaks
   Laurences Farm 215
   Lawrences Farm 203
Southborough 166, 261
Stone Wall, Edenbridge 109
Sunbury, (?) Middlesex 213
Tonbridge 119
Tunbridge Wells 109
Westerham 217
General
Barrister at Law 123
Excise Officer 218
Farmer 189
Inn 91
Lieut. R.N. 169
Plumber 105
Curate 98
Rector 67, 250
Reverend 67, 98,
  109, 123, 184, 169
Scarlet Fever 158
Sundial 1a

Chiddingstone Churchyard M.I.'s - Location plan of numbers 1-250

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Chiddingstone Churchyard M.I.'s - Location plan of numbers 251-282

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