St Mary's Church burial ground, Downe, Kent, England

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Monument list

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1BeresfordJ Beresfordfirst name on this monument1918id: 944262421070WW1 memorial plaque.

2BestMorgan Bestfirst name on this monument1817781895id: 734262181079
Ann Bestdaughter of Morgan Best1851511902
Elizabeth Bestwife of Morgan Best1823821905

3BurgessC Burgessfirst name on this monument1918id: 944262521072WW1 memorial plaque.

4CarterJames Carterfirst name on this monument1798631861id: 794262241072
Ann Carterwife of James Carter1788631851

5CarterJane Carterfirst name on this monument1828271855id: 794262251072

6CarterMartha Carterfirst name on this monument1830251855id: 794262261071

7CeelyJack Ceelyfirst name on this monument1945id: 954262591068WW2 memorial plaque.

8ChapmanElizabeth Chapmanfirst name on this monument1826371863id: 7842622310912
Stanley Gordon Brodiegrand son of Elizabeth Chapman1896201916 Killed in action at Delville Wood.
George Chapmanhusband of Elizabeth Chapman
Horace Chapmanson of Elizabeth Chapman1856111867

9CopeW Copefirst name on this monument1918id: 944262441067WW1 memorial plaque.

10CoxFred Coxfirst name on this monument1945id: 954262631070WW2 memorial plaque.

11CoxThomas Coxfirst name on this monument1665801745id: 1342616610661A butcher.

12CroftC E Croftfirst name on this monument1918id: 944262451079WW1 memorial plaque.

13DarwinElinor Mary Monsell Darwinfirst name on this monumentid: 104261621071

14DarwinErasmus Alvey Darwinfirst name on this monument1804771881id: 56
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42620410841Born in Shrewsbury and died in London.
Charles Robert Darwinbrother of Erasmus Alvey Darwin1809731882 The famous naturalist and author of “On The Origin of Species”.Born in Shrewsbury; died at Down House; buried in Westminster Abbey.
Robert Waring Darwinfather of Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Josiah Wedgwoodfather-in-law of Erasmus Alvey Darwin of Maer Hall; Staffordshire. He was the owner of the Wedgwood pottery company and father-in-law to Charles Darwin.
Emma Darwinsister-in-law of Erasmus Alvey Darwin1808881896

15DarwinMary Eleanor Darwinfirst name on this monument184201842id: 1042616110971
Charles Waring Darwinbrother of Mary Eleanor Darwin185621858
Richard Buckley Litchfieldbrother-in-law of Mary Eleanor Darwin
Charles Darwinfather of Mary Eleanor Darwin The famous naturalist and author of “On The Origin of Species”.
Bernard Richard Meiron Darwinnephew of Mary Eleanor Darwin1870911961
Elizabeth Darwinsister of Mary Eleanor Darwin192601926
Henrietta Litchfieldsister of Mary Eleanor Darwin1843841927

16DolleyV Dolleyfirst name on this monument1918id: 944262581070WW1 memorial plaque.

17DuberrySusan Duberryfirst name on this monument1811531864id: 494261971068
Richard Duberryhusband of Susan Duberry1809591868

18DuringRobert Duringfirst name on this monument1722381760id: 874262331069Attorney of Law at Grays Inn.

19DurlingGeorge Jnr Durlingfirst name on this monument1721261747id: 1942617310691
George Snr Durlingfather of George Jnr Durling1673811754
Sarah Durlingmother of George Jnr Durling1730

20ElliotEdward Elliotfirst name on this monument1733711804id: 834262301081Details indistinct.
Edward Elliotson of Edward Elliot1757331790 Details indistinct.
Elizabeth Elliotwife of Edward Elliot1734461780 Details indistinct.

21ElliotJames Elliotfirst name on this monument1792151807id: 824262291074
Richard Elliotfather of James Elliot
Elizabeth Elliotmother of James Elliot

22EvensDenis Evensfirst name on this monument1945id: 954262641071WW2 memorial plaque.

23FeganAnna Feganfirst name on this monument1907id: 664262111074

24FeganJames Feganfirst name on this monument1808721880id: 664262101084

25FontaineJames Fontainefirst name on this monument1805201825id: 124261651070
James Fontainefather of James Fontaine
Frances Elizabeth Fontainemother of James Fontaine
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26FowlerDaniel Fowlerfirst name on this monument1781481829id: 88
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4262341087Died and buried in Brussels.
Anna Endeka Fowlerdaughter of Daniel Fowler182491833
Caroline Fowlerdaughter of Daniel Fowler1807271834
Margaret Fowlerdaughter of Daniel Fowler1809251834
Mary Ann Fowlerdaughter of Daniel Fowler1805241829
William Fowlerson of Daniel Fowler1812201832

27HardingRichard Hardingfirst name on this monument1795651860id: 814262281066
Sarah Hardingwife of Richard Harding1795841879

28HardingThomas Hardingfirst name on this monument1758721830id: 1742617110711
Mary Hardingwife of Thomas Harding1753771830

29HarraginColin Harraginfirst name on this monument1917id: 114261641073Torpedoed on board S.S. Apapa.
G N Murtonfather-in-law of Colin Harragin
Katherine Harraginwife of Colin Harragin1919 Torpedoed on board S.S. Apapa.

30HarrisElizabeth Harrisfirst name on this monument1781841865id: 32
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Frederick William Harrisson of Elizabeth Harris1808821890
Thomas Phillips Harrisson of Elizabeth Harris1806861892

31HaywardH Haywardfirst name on this monument1918id: 944262391066WW1 memorial plaque.

32HoltEdward Holtfirst name on this monument1671661737id: 9742626910662
John Holtnephew of Edward Holt1709711780

33HoltSarah Holtfirst name on this monument1709761785id: 974262701066Wife of John Holt.
John Holthusband of Sarah Holt

34HorwoodElizabeth Horwoodfirst name on this monument1825431868id: 854262321071

35HuntCharles Holdsworth Huntfirst name on this monument1887301917id: 114261631073Died of wounds in France.

36HuntG H Huntfirst name on this monument1918id: 944262501065WW1 memorial plaque.

37HutchensW J Hutchensfirst name on this monument1918id: 944262571065WW1 memorial plaque.

38JonesR T Jonesfirst name on this monument1918id: 944262541066WW1 memorial plaque.

39KnoweAnn Knowefirst name on this monument1626761702id: 964262681080
Ann Powledaughter of Ann Knowe1664291693 Alt.sp. Powell.
Roger Knowehusband of Ann Knowe
Henry Powleson-in-law of Ann Knowe Alt.sp. Powell.

40KnoweThomas Knowefirst name on this monument1728id: 924262371072Details indistinct.
Roger Knoweson of Thomas Knowe1737 Details indistinct.

41LettingtonSamuel Lettingtonfirst name on this monument1788461834id: 6342620710741
Amy Lettingtonwife of Samuel Lettington1797641861

42LoveridgeAnthony Loveridgefirst name on this monument1945id: 954262611075WW2 memorial plaque.

43LoveridgeMichael Loveridgefirst name on this monument1945id: 954262621073WW2 memorial plaque.

44LovickC G Lovickfirst name on this monument1918id: 944262401067WW1 memorial plaque.

45LubbockE F P Lubbockfirst name on this monument1918id: 944262491070WW1 memorial plaque.

46LubbockH F P Lubbockfirst name on this monument1918id: 944262531072WW1 memorial plaque.

47LubbockJohn William Lubbockfirst name on this monument1803621865id: 934262381072Astronomer and mathematician. Vice President of The Royal Society and and first Vice Chancellor of the University of London.
Ellen Frances Lubbockdaughter-in-law of John William Lubbock1835441879
John Lubbockson of John William Lubbock
Harriet Lubbockwife of John William Lubbock1811621873

48LynnA H Lynnfirst name on this monument1918id: 944262561071WW1 memorial plaque.

49MackenzieJohn Mackenziefirst name on this monument1945id: 954262661066WW2 memorial plaque.

50MarchantJames Marchantfirst name on this monument1774781852id: 754262201070

51MillsWilliam Millsfirst name on this monument1708211729id: 414261891071
William Millsfather of William Mills
Janet Millsmother of William Mills
Elizabeth Millssister of William Mills Died in infancy.

52MitchellJohn Mitchellfirst name on this monument1797531850id: 674262121069
Martha Mitchellwife of John Mitchell1795651860
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53MurtonGeorge Neame Murtonfirst name on this monument1852801932id: 914262361073Died at Forest Hill near Oxford.

54NashHenry Vivian Nashfirst name on this monument187151876id: 464261941068
Oliver Wedd Nashbrother of Henry Vivian Nash187521877
Oscar Nashbrother of Henry Vivian Nash187611877
Wallis Nashfather of Henry Vivian Nash
L A Nashmother of Henry Vivian Nash
Mary Ruth Nashsister of Henry Vivian Nash187071877

55NunnH Nunnfirst name on this monument1918id: 944262461066WW1 memorial plaque.

56OsbornHenry Osbornfirst name on this monument1807731880id: 844262311069
Amy Osbornwife of Henry Osborn1806801886

57OwsleyIsaac Owsleyfirst name on this monument1738611799id: 644262081075
Elizabeth Owsleywife of Isaac Owsley1734661800

58PalmerWilliam James Palmerfirst name on this monument1894id: 54
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Catherine Palmerwife of William James Palmer1901

59ParslowJoseph Parslowfirst name on this monument1812861898id: 7442621910751Servant to Charles Darwin at Down House for upwards of 36 years.
Charles Darwinemployer of Joseph Parslow
Eliza Parslowwife of Joseph Parslow1812691881

60PearcyMary Emily Pearcyfirst name on this monument1852261878id: 434261911066
Charles Pearcyhusband of Mary Emily Pearcy

61PhillipsGeorge Phillipsfirst name on this monument1814131827id: 5042619810911
Thomas Phillipsfather of George Phillips
Parnell Phillipsmother of George Phillips1811541865

62PhillipsJohn Phillipsfirst name on this monument1776621838id: 1542616910661

63PhillipsSarah Phillipsfirst name on this monument1780411821id: 1642617010651
John Phillipshusband of Sarah Phillips

64PhillipsThomas Phillipsfirst name on this monument1810341844id: 5142620010691
Thomas Phillipsfather of Thomas Phillips of Orpington.
Parnell Phillipsmother of Thomas Phillips
Ann Phillipssister of Thomas Phillips1816331849

65PhillipsThomas Phillipsfirst name on this monument1775771852id: 5242620110671of Orpington.
Mary Alice Phillipsdaughter of Thomas Phillips1810571867
Parnell Phillipswife of Thomas Phillips1780861866

66PhillipsWilliam Phillipsfirst name on this monument1811541865id: 504261991112late of Orpington.

67PlaxtonGeorge Plaxtonfirst name on this monument1785321817id: 1064262741067A sugar refiner. Born at Howden; Yorkshire. Died at Camberwell.

68PooleSarah Poolefirst name on this monument1814221836id: 6942621410671of Orpington.
Thomas Poolehusband of Sarah Poole

69PriceAmy Pricefirst name on this monument1775671842id: 904262351094
Edward Pricehusband of Amy Price1772781850

70PriceThomas Pricefirst name on this monument1822711893id: 764262211066

71RansonHannah Ransonfirst name on this monument1804201824id: 774262221077
John Ransonfather of Hannah Ranson
Ann Ransonmother of Hannah Ranson

72RobertsElizabeth Robertsfirst name on this monument183421836id: 4542619310731
Frances Hookaunt of Elizabeth Roberts1810281838 On reverse of stone; unphotographed.
John Robertsbrother of Elizabeth Roberts183721839
William Robertsbrother of Elizabeth Roberts184171848
Eliza Spearingcousin of Elizabeth Roberts1843211864 On reverse of stone; unphotographed.
John Robertsfather of Elizabeth Roberts of Greenwich; Kent.
William Spearinggrand father of Elizabeth Roberts1782811863 On reverse of stone; unphotographed.
Charlotte Spearinggrand mother of Elizabeth Roberts1787731860 On reverse of stone; unphotographed.
Charlotte Robertsmother of Elizabeth Roberts
Louisa Robertssister of Elizabeth Roberts184711848
William Spearinguncle of Elizabeth Roberts1812321844 On reverse of stone; unphotographed.
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73SalesTimothy Salesfirst name on this monument1787541841id: 684262131067
Elizabeth Saleswife of Timothy Sales1784661850

74SandysRichard Sandysfirst name on this monument1608611669id: 1014262721079A colonel in the Parliamentary Army and a governor of the Bermuda Company.
Mary Sandforddaughter of Richard Sandys1648891737
Edwin Sandysfather of Richard Sandys of Norborough.
Edwin Aucherfather-in-law of Richard Sandys of Wiilesborough.
Philip Sandfordson-in-law of Richard Sandys Vicar of Wrotham.
Hester Sandyswife of Richard Sandys They had 6 sons and 4 daughters.

75SarlesAnn Sarlesfirst name on this monument1856281884id: 724262171069
Minnie Gertrude Sarlesdaughter of Ann Sarles188031883
Charles Sarleshusband of Ann Sarles of Hastings.

76SeymourPeter Seymourfirst name on this monument1945id: 954262601068WW2 memorial plaque.

77SharoodF Sharoodfirst name on this monument1918id: 9442624310671WW1 memorial plaque.

78SmithHelen Smithfirst name on this monument1834441878id: 484261961066

79SmithJ S A Smithfirst name on this monument1918id: 9442625110651WW1 memorial plaque.

80SmithJohn Smithfirst name on this monument1711771788id: 21
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Thomas Smithson of John Smith1755331788
Susannah Smithwife of John Smith1725771802

81SmithJohn Smithfirst name on this monument1797561853id: 25
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Mary Smithdaughter of John Smith1827261853
Hilkiah Smithson of John Smith1838171855
Catherine Smithfirst wife of John Smith1795511846
Sarah Smithsecond wife of John Smith1807561863

82SmithJohn Smithfirst name on this monument1751701821id: 2342617510651
Josiah Smithson of John Smith1831311862
Ann Smithwife of John Smith1761661827

83SmithMary Ann Smithfirst name on this monument1834751909id: 60
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John Smithhusband of Mary Ann Smith1829441873
John Smithson of Mary Ann Smith1866341900

84SmithSarah Louisa Smithfirst name on this monument1946id: 60
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Catherine Mary Smith1949
Josiah Smith1947

85SnowElizabeth Snowfirst name on this monument1811681879id: 424261901076Forename not given but assumed.
George Snowhusband of Elizabeth Snow1811741885

86SpillanHarry Spillanfirst name on this monument1945id: 954262651067WW2 memorial plaque.

87StringerAlbert Stringerfirst name on this monument1802551857id: 3442617910711
Mary Stringerwife of Albert Stringer1801701871

88StringerSarah Stringerfirst name on this monument1767641831id: 1842617210651
William Stringerhusband of Sarah Stringer1759781837

89StringerThomas Stringerfirst name on this monument1790711861id: 3542618010712

90SuttonEliza Suttonfirst name on this monument1822161838id: 534262021075
Edward Suttonbrother of Eliza Sutton1822231845
Thomas Suttonfather of Eliza Sutton
Jane Suttonmother of Eliza Sutton
Mary Ann Suttonsister of Eliza Sutton1818261844

91SuttonThomas Suttonfirst name on this monument1787651852id: 394261841077

92ThompsonDerek J Thompsonfirst name on this monument1945id: 954262671067WW2 memorial plaque.

93TownDan Townfirst name on this monument1829651894id: 6542620910712
Naomi Townwife of Dan Town1823741897

94TroutonD G Troutonfirst name on this monument1918id: 944262471065WW1 memorial plaque.

95TroutonE Troutonfirst name on this monument1918id: 944262411067WW1 memorial plaque.
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96TunbridgeWilliam Henry Tunbridgefirst name on this monument1834591893id: 8042622710661
Robert Tunbridgeson of William Henry Tunbridge1868261894

97UzzellGeorge Uzzellfirst name on this monument1835381873id: 474261951075

98VerzeliniJacob Verzelinifirst name on this monument1522841606id: 1034262731073Born in Venice. Married 49 years and 4 months
Elizabeth Verzeliniwife of Jacob Verzelini1534731607 Born in Antwerp of the ancient houses of Vanburen and Mace.

99WadeO Wadefirst name on this monument1918id: 944262481068WW1 memorial plaque.

100WaltonHenry Waltonfirst name on this monument1770391809id: 984262711066

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