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                    Some Monumental Inscriptions of Penshurst Churchyard,  Noted by Leland L. Duncan August 1919
                                                                                                                     Typed up by Jenni Cheesman

Leland Duncan's sketch plan (84KB) of location of gravestones in Penshurst Churchyard

Penshurst South West Plot
1. By Tower: George DOUBELL died 28 March 1823 aged 57 years. Left a widow and 5 daughters, Mary, Ann, Susannah, Matilda, Elizabeth and Harriott.

1A. Sacred to the memory of the children of George and Ann DOUBELL of this parish: viz those born 26 March 1812, 2 February 181_ , 27 April 1816, 4 January 1817, 25 November 1817, 31 July 1818, 6 August 1819, 30 May 1820 and 1 November 1821.

2. No inscription now ? a small child.

3. Rail illegible (probably a wooden rail)

4. Mary wife of John BROWNE died 17 July 1748 (under grass)

5. James JENNER died 18 December 1810 aged 45 years. Footstones: J.J. 1810, M.J. 18(?15).

6. William TURLEY son of William Turley of Hartfield and apprentice to William MEDHURST of Bolebrook who departed this life 15 March 1754 aged 15 years.

7. James CHANTLER died 27 May 1841 aged 35 years. Maria his widow died 12 October 1842 aged 35 years. The only child of these parents Maria died 6 August 1840 aged 12 years.

8. Thomas PEARCH died 26 August 1777 aged 75 years

9. Thomas PEARCH died 25 March 1751 aged 81 years. Susannah PEARCH died 31 October 1758 aged 81 years Left issue by Susannah his Wife two sons Thomas & Henry

10. Ann PEARCH wife of Thomas Pearch died 16 December 1741 aged 33 years

11. John son of Thomas & Ann PEARCH died 18 Decembeer 1748 aged 16 years

12. Sarah wife of William HEATHER of the Parish of Camberwell, Surrey Bricklayer after an illness of 2 days died 16 September 1817 aged 24 years

13. John HARRIS died 19 August 1789 aged 91 years also Hannah wife of the above died 6 June 1804 aged 91 years

14. large old altar tomb: Top much worn and no inscription to be seen

In South Plot
15. Ann RIVERS died 25 April 1761 aged 73 years

16. Elizabeth STREATFIELD wife of Thomas Streatfield of the Parish of Chiddingstone died 23 October 1761 aged 26 years

17. John Thomas JONES son of Evan & Rachel Jones died 10 October 1832 aged 23 years also near Peter the 2nd son of the above Evan & Rachel Jones died 3 August 1841 aged 42 years

18. C R(?) 1775

19. Mary PAIGE of this parish died 1(1?) October 1792 aged 22 years This stone was erected as a Tribute from her disconsolate father

20. James PAIGE died 9 May 1799 aged 17 years

21. Edward PAIGE died 21 May 1801 age ? 60 years

22. Jane wife of Edward PAIGE died 9 February 1797 aged 50 years my children dear this warning take & etc

23. an old headstone? early 18th century

24. Mary CARDEN daughter of John & Elizabeth Carden of this parish died 12 August 1786 aged 18 years

25. Mrs Ann WAGHORNE died the 30 March 1748 aged 71 years Mr. John Waghorne died 22 December 1750 aged 62 years

26. Mercy WAGHORNE spinster born in this Parish 1685 died in London 11 May 1742 no age

27. William WAGHORNE died November 1705 his 60th year

28. Ann wife of Robert SEARS Robert SEARS of this parish of this parish died 17 November 1817 died 5 December 1830 aged 84 years aged 80 years

29. Thomas BACKETT son of Thomas Backett of Penshurst who died the 1(?5) March 1702 [rest] under grass.

30. Sarah the wife of Thomas BACKETT the younger who died 9 July 1710 in the 36th year of her age Here lieth . . . . .

31. Joseph BACKETT died 18 June 1756 aged 16 years His time was short etc.

32. Mary BECKETT (E) died 15 January 1792 aged (?4)2 years

33. Thomas SE . . . . . broken died . . . . . . . mber ? 3
Footstone T . . . . . 17 . . . .

34. wood rail gone

35. Thomas & George WELLER of this parish died 18 November 1834 suddenly by incautiously descending a well before foul air was expelled Thomas aged 62 years George aged 45 years Also Mary wife of Thomas Weller died 25 April 1835 aged 65 years

36. Charles FLETCHER died 17 March 1809 aged 89 years

37. Mary FLETCHER wife of Charles Fletcher died 11 December 1805 aged 77 years

38. George FLETCHER here interred in this Vault who departed this life the 30 December MDCCLVII [1757] aged 71 years

39. A fine altar Tomb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . the Remains of John GRINDWELL late of the Parish of Wadhurst in Sussex who departed this life November . . . . . 1750 aged (? 75) years Here are also Interred the remains of Mary the wife of John Grindwell who was born in November 1697 and died in February 1760

40. Mary the wife of Roger ROGERS died 10 May 1728 aged 80 years

40A. Footstone E.F. 1745

Stones in the Eastern Plot from South to North (41-91)
41. Blank Richard SAX died 7 February 1813 aged 57 years

42. James HOPE died 17 December 1820 aged 32 years Eliza wife of James Hope died 29 April 1820 aged 35 years also Ann Sex HOPE daughter of James & Elizabeth Hope died 10 June 1814 aged 6 months also Henry Hope son of James & Elizabeth Hope died 2 August 1819 aged 7 years

43. Hannah wife of Robert LIPSCOMB of this parish died 4 January 1819 aged 64 years left issue 3 children viz Martha, Mary & Robert also Robert Lipscomb died 9 March 1838 aged 77 years

44. Eliza LIPSCOMB daughter of Robert & Elizabeth Lipscomb died 19 August 1824 aged 2 years also Robert Lipscomb son of Robert & Elizabeth Lipscomb died 29 October 1826 aged 5 years

45. Mr. John KIRBY of the Parish of Hever, died 28 May 1835 aged 59 years Elizabeth Kirby wife of the above died 30 March 1842 aged 61 years

46. John ALLISON died 1 January 1847 aged 78 years, Sarah wife of John Allison died 25 October 1840 aged 71 years

47. William CARDEN died 31 May 1750 aged 58 years Judeth wife of the above [the rest] under grass

48. William CARDEN died 29 June 1775 aged 48 years

49. Martha CARDEN died 4 April 1754 aged 12 years

50. Henry STREATFEILD died 28 August 1834 aged 61 years Elizabeth wife of Henry Streatfeild died 27 September 1820 aged 48 years Henry son of the above died 16 February 1797 aged 10 months Charlotte daughter of the above died 16 August 1819 aged 14 years Elizabeth daughter of the above died 30 March 1824

51. Hic jacet John STREATFEILD of Walters Green in this Parish who died 18 September 1779 aged 45 years also Sarah his wife died 14 June 1792 aged 19 years Left issue Elizabeth & Henry

52. Ann wife of John SIMMONS died 17 October 1750 aged 80 years

53. James SAXBY c.1750 under grass

54. John son of John & Elizabeth COOKE of this Parish died 5 September 1763 aged 13 years

55. John COOKE of this Parish Gentleman died 24 October 1751 aged 23 years

56. Ann COOKE wife of John Cooke Esq. who died 31 March 1748 in the 60th year. Also the body of the above named John Cooke who died June 1749 aged 62 years

57. Mrs. Ann COOKE died 9 August 1742 aged 29 years

58. Ann wife of Timothy DUKE died 3 January 1855 aged 60 years

59. Timothy DUKE died 7 October 1825 aged 63 years. Sarah wife of Timothy DUKE died 8 June 1808 aged 39 years

60. Mr. William DUKE of this Parish and late of 9 Wardour Street London Born 1 April 1802 died February 1853

61. Richard CARDEN died 7 November 1758 aged 28 years

62. Mary FAULCONER wife of George Faulconer died March the 22 and buried the 26 day in the 43rd year of her age 1748

63. George FAULCONER died 6 September 1751 in the 46th year

64. Sarah WISE died 9 May 1844 aged 50 years erected by her children

65. John son of Richard and Jane MOORE died 18 November 1827 aged 23 years

66. Sarah daughter of Richard and Jane MOORE died 12 August 1825 aged 16 years also William, Thomas, Jane and Elizabeth who died in infancy and childhood. Also Sarah daughter of George and Maryann Moore late of Sevenoaks died 1 May 1854 aged 12 years

67. Richard MOORE died 14 January 1841 aged 74 years Jane Moore his widow died 22 September 1842 aged 72 years

68. Robert CRIPPS of this Parish died 18 February 1781 aged 35 years also Mary daughter of Robert and Mary Cripps died 26 February 1780 aged 7 months

69. John CRIPPS son of Robert and Mary Cripps of this Parish died 23 December 1781 aged 9 years

70. Thomas JEFFERY of this Parish died 19 April 1844 aged 70 years also Alfred STANHOPE son of Thomas & Esther Jeffery died 16 June 1826 aged 2 years also Esther wife of Thomas Jeffery of this Parish died 19 January 1842 aged 56 years also Emily daughter of Thomas & Esther Jeffery died 25 November 1813 aged 16 months and Sophia an infant

71. Francis the son of Anthuny and Alis COMBRIDGE died 24 March 1727 aged 42 years. Also of his brother Thomas Combridge [the rest] under grass

72. Altar: Charles SCOTT of Richmond in the County of ? R S [Surrey / ?Yorkshire] who . . . . . . . . (gone) (Reg: 1767 Feb 16 Mr Charles Scott buried age 81 F&Zbamping)

73. Altar: Mrs. Ann OVERTON wife of Mr. Robert Overton (gone) (Reg: 1763 April 21 Mrs Ann Overton of Richmond buried age 59 F&Zbamping)

74. Altar: Richard (CACKET?) of this Parish . . . . . . . . (Reg: 1765 March 20 Richard CACKET buried who was found dead in South Park where he dropt, in returning from work. F&ZBamping)

75. (East end against north Chancel) Here lieth the Body of . . . . . . . . . . . N . . . . who died 25 August 174 . . aged 82 years

76. William CACKETT of this Parish died 6 March 1830 aged 91 years also Philly Cackett his widow died 25 May 1842 aged 87 years also Sarah Cackett their daughter died 28 October 1804 aged 26 years Erected by desire of Mary STARTIN their daughter who died at Frant (Relict of George Startin) 2 October 1859 aged 73 years and was there buried.

77. Thomas READ late of this Parish died 24 December 1847 aged 82 years Elizabeth is wife died 23 October 1858 aged 90 years and was buried at Fordcomb

78. wood rail – illegible

79. Sarah GUNNER died 3 April 1840 aged 65 years

80. Altar: The Rev. Richard YATES, D.D. Rector of Ashen, Essex and 36 years Chaplain of Chelsea Hospital died 24 August 1834 aged 65 years also Ann Yates widow of the above died 14 March 1856 aged 78 years Emma daughter of Rev. Richard Yates D.D. and Ann his wife died Good Friday 1894 aged 81 years

81. William HUNTLEY died 23 December 1848 aged 60 years

82. George HUNTLEY died 10 May 1848 aged 35 years

83. Jane FRANSHAM died 26 November 1849 aged 30 years

84. William PICKANCE of Burton in Cheshire Surgeon of this Parish Born 7 August 1773 Died 10 March 1840 also John Pickance M.R.C.S. Nephew of the above Born 2 January 1800 died 3 June 1849 He married on the 8 June 1840 Ann daughter of William FOLEY of Tunbridge Wells by whom he left issue; William John and John Wilson. Also Alice Pickance sister of the above named William Pickance Born 12 January 1775 died 10 April 1852

84A. Jane Elizabeth BATES Grand daughter of John Bates & Martha his wife died 7 February 1847 aged 23 years

84B. John BATES died 18 March 1837 aged 68 years. Martha his wife died 19 October 1867 aged 91 years

85. Jane daughter of William & Sarah FOSTER died 4 August 1847 aged 25 years

86. Thomas HASWELL died Feb . . . . . . . . . . . . . under grass C.1780 (Reg: 1730 Feb 19 Thomas HASWELL buried F&Zbamping)

87. William DUDDY FOSTER died 26 October 1853 aged 66 years Sarah his wife died 20 February 1868 aged 73 years and was buried at the Cemetery.

88. John SAMSON of Well Place Farm died 22 June 1837 aged 40 years John Samson son of the above died 27 October 1853 aged 2 years & 2 months also Thomas Samson who died 11 April 1854 aged 11 months William Samson died 29 April 1858 aged 8 years buried at Fordcomb Church

89. William RAW died 3 July 1750 aged 57 years also Alice wife of the above died 1 March 1798 aged 98 years

90. Cox MAYNE eldest son of Richard Mayne Esq., of New St. Spring Gardens London who died at Penshurst 23 September 1851 in his 19th year

91. John MARSHALL died 2 September 1728 in his 29th year and left issue Elizabeth his only surviving daughter

Stones in North Churchyard
92. Mary 1824

93. William CONSTABLE died 15 May 1842 aged 57 years

94. Thomas son of Thomas & Sarah FOSTER of this Parish died 11 August 1824 aged 8 years

95. Elizabeth wife of Thomas FOSTER and daughter of John & Elizabeth CHEEASMAN (sic) of East Peckham died 20 January 1812 aged 37 years

96. Ann wife of Thomas FOSTER died 31 August 1802 aged 31 years

97. Thomas FOSTER died 9 December 1848 aged 75 years also Sarah wife of Thomas Foster died 3 June 1841 aged 61 years Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate

98. Sarah wife of Daniel BALDOCK and daughter of Robert ROWLEY Esq. of Knockholt died 28 November 1830 aged 57 years Left issue one son Rowley born 12 February 1810 died 29 October 1833 interred at Brasted

99. Joseph BASSETT died 18 November 1752 aged 16 years Keep death and judgment always in your eye Nones fit to live but who is fit to die. Make use of present Time Because you must take up your lodging shortly in the Dust, tis dreadfull to behold the sitting sun and night approaching e’er your work is done.

100. John GROVE died 12 January 1755 aged 20 years

101. John HAMMOND son of Thomas & Elizabeth Hammond of this Parish died 4 August 1833 aged 7 years also an infant son of the above Thomas & Elizabeth Hammond

102. Sarah wife of John TUTT died 6 January 1790 aged 74 years

103. Sarah daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth SUTTON died 9 March 1806 aged 21 years

104. Mr. John SUTTON died 10 March 1778 aged 70 years Mrs. Mary Sutton wife of the above Mr John Sutton died 15 October 1797 aged 83 years

105. William LOCKYER died 28 September 1736 aged 65 years M . . . . . wife of William Lockyer died 24 January 1738 aged 60 years

106. John TURNER died 28 May 1844 aged 28 years

107. Mary Ann daughter of Edward & Sarah TURNER died 13 December 1817 aged 4 years Also Louisa Frances daughter of Edward & Sarah Turner died 24 March 1822 aged 1 year & 11 months

108. Susannah wife of James GOODMAN died 8 September 1813 aged 32 years also Fanny Elizabeth Goodman daughter of the above died 1 March 1839 aged 18 months

109. William TURNER son of Edward & Sarah Turner of this Parish died 15 July 1832 aged 24 years

110. Mary wife of Edward Robert COLES and daughter of Richard & Frances WOODHAMS of Penshurst died 8 October 1835 aged 28 years

111. Richard WOODHAMS died 20 July 1841 aged 79 years Frances wife of the above died 24 January 1810 aged 32 years

112. James FAULKNER died 2 January 1821 aged 62 years Sarah wife of James Faulkner died 10 October 1819 aged 62 years

113. rail: Sarah widow of John FRY . . . . . . . . . ge of the . . . . . . . . who died 24 October 1837 aged 75 years on reverse:- John FRY died 15 May 18(?24) aged ?82 years

114. William CARD of Swaylands in this Parish died 20 November 1854 aged 77 years

115. Mary CARD of Swaylands in this Parish died 16 May 1844 aged 66 years

116. Henry CONSTABLE died 15 November 1859 aged 37 years also Elizabeth widow of the above died 27 May 1860 aged 43 years and was buried at Fordcomb

117. John Charles CONSTABLE died 19 August 1846 aged 26 years Also Bethel Constable died 8 November 1854 aged 28 years

118. William SKINNER of this Parish died 16 March 1848 aged 66 years Sophia Skinner died 25 August 1866 aged 80 years interred at Cemetery Poundsbridge. Also Susanna Skinner died 20 March 1895 aged 87 years

119. William SKINNER of this Parish died 29 March 1809 aged 61 years also Mary wife of William Skinner died 22 October 1838 aged 88 years

120. Thomas son of William & Mary SKINNER of this Parish died 19 June 1814 aged 21 years

121. John SKINNER of this Parish died 23 March 1843 aged 65 years Elizabeth wife of John Skinner died 8 April 1818 aged 39 years

122. Edward TURNER died 16 October 1843 aged 70 years Sarah wife of Edward Turner of this Parish died 20 December 1834 aged 58 years

123. Mr. Thomas SUTTON died 30 December 1804 aged 65 years Left Elizabeth his wife and 3 daughters Nanny, Elizabeth and Sarah

124. Richard TAYLOR above 40 years a respected inhabitant of this Parish died 7 September 1844 aged 60 years also Elizabeth his wife died 12 December 1844 aged 63 years also William Charles Taylor grandson of the above died 26 December 1863 aged 6 years

125. Richard TAYLOR son of Richard & Elizabeth Taylor died 6 July 1823 aged 22 years

126. Elizabeth wife of Thomas SUTTON died 22 February 1839 aged 89 years

127. Samuel son of Thomas & Elizabeth SUTTON of this Parish died 10 April 1796 aged 22 years

128. Eleanor wife of Richard COLLIER BATTYLL died 30 July 1835 aged 32 years also 2 daughters of the above, Ellen died 16 October 1834 aged 3 years and Eliza NEWMAN died at Cheltenham 13 August 1835

129. an enclosure but no visible stone

129A. The Rev. Jonathan HAMMOND above 22 years Rector of this Parish died 13 February 1819 aged 51 years also Anne his wife died 26 June 1830 aged 53 years Having survived her beloved friend eleven lonely years longing for immortality.

130. Monument and urn: Edward Savage BAILEY died 25 April 1870 aged 76 years having survived his beloved wife 37 years Amelia wife of Edward Savage Bailey of Berners Street London died 2 June 1833 aged 35 years also Mary Bailey widow of Lt. Henry Bailey RN and sister in law of Edward Savage Bailey died 15 January 1877 in her 83rd year and was buried here. Erected by children of Edward Savage Bailey

131. Richard BUTCHER died 15 April 1847 aged 80 years also Philly wife of Richard Butcher died 12 October 1847 aged 80 years

132. Susannah PAGE wife of Daniel Page . . . . under grass c.1760 (Reg: 1749 Jan 20 Susannah PAGE widow buried age 84 F&ZBamping)

133. Elizabeth WINNIFRITH daughter of Richard & Elizabeth Winnifrith died 22 November 1742 aged 22 years

134. Elizabeth wife of Joseph WELLS of this Parish died 14 February 1842 aged 48 years

135. Mary wife of Edward WELLS died 15 April 1815 aged 51 years Edward Wells of this Parish died 5 June 1831 aged 66 years also Sarah wife of Edward Wells died 20 December 1838 aged 74 years

136. Thomas WICKHAM died 15 February 1820 aged 82 years Sarah wife of Thomas Wickham died 17 April 1817 aged 72 years

137. Thomas WICKHAM died 11 January 1849 aged 68 years Elizabeth wife of Thomas Wickham died 8 December 1833 aged 52 years

138. Mary BOND wife of Samuel Bond died 11 June 1844 aged 35 years

139. Sophia Margaret SAXBY daughter of Mrs. Sophia Saxby died 22 May 1838 aged 18 years

140. Thomas WILLSHER son of William & Mary Willsher of this Parish died 22 December 1837 aged 22 years also 2 daughters of the above: Elizabeth Willsher died 2 March 1838 aged 20 years Martha Roades Willsher died 22 May 1839 aged 3 years 5 months

141. Jane daughter of William & Mary WILLSHER died 29 September 1830 aged 6 years 5 months

142. William WILLSHER son of William & Mary Willsher died 26 July 1849 aged 21 years

143. To Elizabeth ROADES died 1 April 1850 aged 89 years and William WILLSHER died 17 October 1850 aged 66 years Left issue Susan, Esther Jane Maria & Stephen

144. To John SHERARD died 5 November 1861 aged 55 years Buried at Chiddingstone. Sarah wife of John Sherard died 3 March 1849 aged 47

145. Charlotte daughter of Thomas & Olivia WINN of Tonbridge died 17 March 1838 aged 11 years

146. Altar – Top: Sacred to the Memory of William TURNER died 15 November 1827 aged 66 years Elizabeth his widow died 12 January 1837 aged 79 years William son of the above of Chafford died 28 December 1858 aged 47 years North Side:- Sarah the widow of David EDWARDS late of Withyam died 15 November 1842 aged 7? years West end:- Mary daughter of Richard & Mary TURNER of Chafford in this Parish died September 1832 aged 9 months South side:- David EDWARDS Late of Withyam in Sussex died 11 July 1836 aged 53 years

147. Harriett Eves LEE wife of F.R. Lee, R.A. died 28 February 1850 no age

148. William Foster BARHAM M.A. 3rd son of Thomas Foster Barham Esq. of Penzance Cornwall & late Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge Born 22 October 1802 died 22 January 1848 aged 46 years

149. John Cotton WORTHINGTON Esq. died 20 September 1826 aged 58 years

150. Matthew SMITH Esq. died 3 August 1822 aged 25 years second son of Major General John Smith Second in Command of the Bengal Army who died in 1806 at Muttra also Elizabeth wife of the said John Smith died 24 January 1826 aged 60 years

151. Mary WELLS wife of William Wells Esq. of Redleaf died 31 May 1818 aged 44 years William Wells Born 5 May 1768 died 11 August 1847

152. William STURT died 16 February 1850 aged 93 years Sarah wife of William Sturt of this Parish died 18 September 1822 aged 58 years

153. Henry WELLER died 2 June 1838 aged 46 years also Joseph Millington WELLER son of the above died 31 May 1841 aged 18 years Mary wife of the above Henry Weller died 10 February 1847 aged 50 years

154. John CHEATLE died 12 January 1836 aged 57 years 29 years faithful service to William Wells of Redleaf

155. John MARCHANT died 4 March 1754 aged 60 years. Ann daughter of John Marchant died 12 November 1758 aged 27 years John son of John Marchant died 22 November 1750 aged 22 years Behold a young man and a maid that sleepeth hear that loved well theire Parents Dear Theire time was short theire years was spent the Lord did cull

156. John WINTER died 17 July 1845 aged 75 years – XIV [14] years a faithful Bailiff to Sir John Shelly Sidney Bart.

157. Ann WOODHAMS died 19 June 1844 aged 58 years

158. Martin Raspin RINGROSE died 13 August 1805 aged 40 years

159. Frances Ann EVEREST

160. Robert CACKETT 15 May 1813 aged 46 years 

161. William son of Robert & Hannah CACKETT died 14 March 1805 aged 9 months Henry Cackett died 28 May 1810 aged 2 years

162. Jane YOUNG died 8 April 1800 (or 9) aged 78 years (Reg: 1809 May 4 Jane YOUNG buried F&ZBamping)

163. Thomas KILLICK died 31 January 1843 aged 44 years Elizabeth his wife died 27 April 1851 aged 57 years

164. wood rail – illegible

165. William BRIDGER of this Parish died 25 January 1788 aged 70 years Ann Bridger wife of William Bridger died 31 May 1809 aged 83 years

166. Ann BRIDGER died 18 September 1751 aged 73 years

167. HERE LYETH . . . . . . . . . . . . illegible

168. against Tower: Here lieth the Body of Robert WALLIS who departed this life 8 March 1755 aged 28 years

169. West end of north: aisle This first stone of the north aisle was laid 18 September 1854 By the Right Honourable Philip SIDNEY Baron De L’Isle & Dudley William GREEN Rector Thomas HAMMOND ) Henry TAYLOR ) Churchwardens
End of Penshurst Church Yard

In Penshurst Church
170. Chancel floor: under this Stone are interred the remains of the Revd Sir Richard RYCROFT Bart DD Rector of this Parish who died 5 July 1786 aged 49 years also Penelope Lady Rycroft Relict of the above died 14 February 1821 in the 88th year of her age

South side of the sacraruim: [ = sanctuary]
171. near this place lies the Body of Anne Relict of the Rev Dr. William EGERTON late Rector of this Parish who died 5 March 1778 aged 47 years Exordium.

172. above is a Spencer memorial dated 1740 north side of Chancel

173. mural: coat of arms sketched.

174. near this place are interred the remains of Nicholas HALHEAD Esq. Master of Greatham Hospital in the County of Durham who died at Tunbridge Wells 12 July 1785 aged 67 years. His 1st wife was Catherine daughter & heiress of John MOWBRAY Esq. of the County of Durham by whom he had 2 daughters, Catherine & Elizabeth. His 2nd wife was Margery daughter of Richard STONHEWER, Ll.D. Rector of Houghton le Spring in the said County by whom he had one only daughter who died an infant erected by his widow and daughters

Some stones under altar.
175. On north of arium:

176. To Memory of the Rev William GREEN 25 years Rector of this Parish Born 16 April 1816 died 10 October 1877 & of Frances WHORMBY his wife only child of the Rev. Philip Stanhope DODD formerly Rector of Penshurst born 5 February 1817 died 5 March 1885

Mural South side of Chancel
177. Rev. Hopton WILLIAMS Rector of this Parish who died 2 March 1770 aged 66 years. Mary his wife died 16 January 177[1?] aged [8?]1 years (Reg: 1778 Jan 26 Mrs Mary WILLIAMS buried F&ZBamping)
Elizabeth Ann Williams their daughter died 1 October 1752 aged 17 years also Mary Williams Spinster sister of the Rev. Mr. Williams who died 19 August 1776 aged 73 years Also his daughter Sarah widow of Henry SOUTHOUSE Esq. died 29 November 1805. Also of John FORBES of Waterton Hereditary Constable of Aberdeen Married to Sarah grand daughter of the above Hopton Williams born 10 October 1754 died 14 December 1868

In south aisle
178. A mural monument to Gulielmus COVENTRYE Eques auratus, Thomae Baronis Coventrye of Alesborough Filius natu minimus x x x apud fontes vicinos medicinales VIII Calend Julias An Dom MDCLXXXVI [1686] Aetatisqne Suae LX [60]

Mural north aisle to
179. Frances Ann & Susanna daughters of Richard ALLNUTT Esq. & Frances his wife of South Park in this Parish Frances Ann died 3 July 1820 aged 23 years Susanna died 4 May 1821 aged 21 years

180. Richard ALLNUTT Esq. of South Park in this Parish for more than 30 years a magistrate of the County died 19 November 1827 aged 55 years

181. There are in addition those of earlier date for which see Thorpe’s Reg: Roff. and there are many of recent date to the Hardinges etc. etc.

182.  The South Chapel is decorated with Sidney and allied family Arms.
                                                                                                                   31 August 1919 Leland Duncan

Index of Names and Places

Names Index
ALLISON 46
ALLNUTT 179, 180
BACKETT 29-31
BAILEY 130
BARHAM 148
BASSETT 99
BATES 84a+b
BATTYLL 128
BECKETT 32
BOND 138
BRIDGER 165, 166
BROWNE 4
BUTCHER 131
CACKET 74, 76
CACKETT 160, 161
CARD 114, 115
CARDEN 24, 47-49, 61
CHANTLER 7
CHEATLE 154
CHEEASMAN 95
COLES 110
COLLIER 128
COMBRIDGE 71
CONSTABLE 93, 116, 117
COOKE 54-57
COVENTRYE 178
CRIPPS 68, 69
De L’Isle 169
BALDOCK 98
DODD 176
DOUBELL 1, 1A
DUDDY 87
DUKE 58-60

EDWARDS 146
EGERTON 171
EVEREST 159
E.F. 40a
FAULCONER 62, 63
FAULKNER 112
FLETCHER 36-38
FOLEY 84
FORBES 177
FOSTER 85, 87, 94-97,148
FRANSHAM 83
FRY 113
GOODMAN 108
GREEN 169, 176
GRINDWELL 39
GROVE 100
GUNNER 79
HALHEAD 174
HAMMOND 101, 129, 169
Hardinges 181
HARRIS 13
HASWELL 86
HEATHER 12
HOPE 42
Hopton 177
HUNTLEY 81, 82
JEFFERY 70
JENNER 5
JONES 17
KILLICK 163
KIRBY 45
LEE 147
LIPSCOMB 43, 44
LOCKYER 105
MARSHALL 91
MAYNE 90
MEDHURST 6
MOORE 65-67
MOWBRAY 174
NEWMAN 128
OVERTON 73
PAGE 132
PAIGE 19-22
PEARCH 8-11
PICKANCE 84
C R(?) 18
RAW 89
READ 77
RINGROSE 158
RIVERS 15
ROADES 143
ROGERS 40
ROWLEY 98
RYCROFT 170
SAMSON 88
Savage 130
SAX 41
SAXBY 53, 139
SCOTT 72
SE . .33
SEARS 28
Shelly 156
SHERARD 144
SIDNEY 156, 169, 181
SIMMONS 52
SKINNER 118-121
SMITH 150
SOUTHOUSE 177
Spencer 172
STANHOPE 70, 176
STARTIN 76
STONHEWER 174
STREATFEILD 50, 51
STREATFIELD 16
STURT 152
SUTTON 103, 104, 123,
  126, 127
TAYLOR 124, 125, 169
MARCHANT 155
TURLEY 6
TURNER 106, 107, 109,
   122, 146
TUTT 102
WAGHORNE 25-27
WALLIS 168
WELLER 35, 153
WELLS 134, 135, 151
WHORMBY 176
WICKHAM 136, 137
WILLIAMS 177
WILLSHER 140-142
WINN 145
WINNIFRITH 133
WINTER 156
WISE 64
WOODHAMS 110,111, 157
WORTHINGTON 149
YATES 80
YOUNG 162

Places Index
Aberdeen 177
Ashen, Essex 80
Brasted 98
Burton, Cheshire 84
Camberwell, Surrey 12
Cheltenham 128
Chiddingstone 16, 144
Durham 174
East Peckham 95
Fordcomb 77, 116
Fordcomb Church 88
Frant 76
Greatham Hospital, Durham 174

Hartfield 6
Hever 45
Houghton le Spring 174
Knockholt 98
London
   Berners St. 130
   Chelsea Hospital 80
   New St. Spring Gardens 90
Muttra 150
Penshurst
   Bolebrook 6
   Chafford 146
   Redleaf 151, 154
   South Park 179, 180
   Swaylands 114, 115

Walters Green 51
Well Place Farm 88
Penzance Cornwall 148
Poundsbridge 118
Richmond 72
Sevenoaks 67
Tonbridge 145
Trinity College, Cambridge 148
Tunbridge Wells 84, 174
Wadhurst, Sussex 39
Waterton 177
Withyam, Sussex 146
General
apprentice 6
Army
Bengal Army 150
Major General 150
R.A. 147
Bailiff 156
Baron 169
Bricklayer 12
Chaplain 80
Churchwardens 169
descending a well 35
faithful service 154
Hereditary Constable 177
Lt. RN 130
magistrate 180
Rector 80, 129, 169-171,
   174, 176, 177
Surgeon 84

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