Memorials inside St. John's Church, Margate
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In the chancel on the south wall:
A monument to Wm. Hunter, Surgeon of H.M. Forces, who died Feb. 1785, aged 75; also Margaret, his wife, daughter of Peter Smart, Esq. of Hall Place, East Barming, who died Sept. 1792, aged 75; likewise their son, Robert Edwd. Hunter, M.D. who died 6th June, 1824, aged 69; also Maria, his wife, who died 23d May, 1813, aged 48; also Robt. Edwd. Hunter, Lieut. R.N. who died 30th June, 1824, aged 39; and Margaret Hunter, daughter of Robt. Edwd. and Maria Hunter, who died in her infancy.
On the north side
A table for Ann Turner Brown, only child of the late Jas. Brown, of Chapel Hill House, Esq. and Ann his wife; she died 5th Mar. 1838, aged 68.
On the east wall
A table to Ann, daughter of Jacob and Ann Sawkins, who died 21st Feb. 1818, aged 32; erected by her sister, Ann Turner Brown.
In the south chancel, on the north side
A most beautiful monument to Sir Thos. Staines, of Dent de Lion, in this parish, a Post Capt. in H.M.R.N.K.C.B. Knt. Commander of the royal Sicilian Order of St. Ferdinand and Merit, a Knt. of the Imperial Order of the Crescent, who died 13th July, 1830, aged 56; also Sarah Tournay Bargrave, widow of the above, and wife of Geo. Gunning, Esq. of Dent de Lion and Frindsbury in this county, who died 25th Jan. 1832, aged 47.
In the south aisle, on the south wall
A table to Dame Eliz. Rich, relict of the late Sir Rob. Rich, who died 22d July, 1788, aged 48, wife of Jas. Walker, Esq. of this place, who erected this to her memory.
On the north wall
A table to Nathaniel Hodges, Esq. who died 29th Sept, 1806, aged 63; also James, his eldest son, who died at Bengal, in the E. Indies, Oct. 21st 1804, aged 24.
In the nave, on the south side
A table to Thos. Walker, Esq. of this parish, who died 7th November, 1815, aged 63.
On the north side
A neat monument for Lieut. Col. John Robert Coghlan, K.T.S. 62st Regt. of Infantry, who after having distinguished himself in the battles of Talaverna, Vittoria, the Pyrennees, Nivelle, Nive, and Orthes, fell gloriously leading on his regiment to the heights of Toulouse, 10th Apl. 1814; he was born July 29th, 1782; erected by his brother Robert.
Source: C. Greenwood, comp. Epitome of County History, vol. 1, County of Kent. (London, England: privately printed, 1838).
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