Monkton Church is dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene. There still remain in the chancel 12 old stalls.

In the chancel, on the south wall


A table to James White, Gent. late of the Parsonage in this parish, who died 2d Mar. 1801, aged 59; also Margaret his wife, daughter of John Collard, Gent. of Bromfield, in the parish of Hearn, who died Sept. 12th, 1823 aged 75.

In the middle aisle, south wall


A monument to Thomas Denne, of the Ville of Sarr, who died 16th Mar. 1821, aged 54; he married Mary, only child of the late Henry Collard, Esq. of Gore Street, in this parish, who died June 18th, 1800, aged 34, by who he had issue one son, who died Apl. 13th, 1797, aged 11 mos. and two daughters, Mary Eliz. married to the Rev. John Hilton, and Jane, who died Nov. 14th, 1817, aged 23; his second wife was Mary, daughter of Geo. Slater, Esq. of Margate.

In this aisle there is a brass to the memory of Tebbir Orchard.

In the vestry room, on the west wall


Is a brass for Nicholas Robinson, Gent. who died 23d June, 1594.

And one for Christopher Blackenden, and Margaret, his wife, 1554.

Source:  C. Greenwood, comp.  Epitome of County History, vol. 1, County of Kent. (London, England: privately printed, 1838).


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