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Drawings GILLINGHAM (Medway): Church of St Mary the Virgin

Object number



Fisher, Thomas - Artist

Production date

19th century






Height: 225mm
Width: 370mm


Inscription content

Blue Grave-Stone in the Chancel of Gillingham Church, Kent.
full of petrified Shells.

Scale ½ an Inch to a Foot.

Inscription content

The Brass plates in the church Much worn, probably with the [illegible] of votaries to our Lady of Gillingham - Byside [sic] W. Beaufitz's grave stone a Brassless Slab containing traces of 2 Busts an Inscription & Shield under [illegible] - on the North Side thereof a Brassless gravestone containing traces of a Man between his two wives - Inscription & 7 Sons - 2 Daughters beneath them & 4 Roses at the 4 Corners.

On Corbel of Roof.

Inscription content

Scale, 6 Inches to a Foot.


Reference (free text)

'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries', Antiquaries Journal 22 (1942): 242. Thomas Fisher is erroneously referred to as Thomas Foster in this reference.

Reference (free text)

Mill Stephenson, A List of Monumental Brasses in the British Isles (London: Headly Brothers, 1926), p. 231.

Reference (free text)

Ralph Griffin and Mill Stephenson, A List of Monumental Brasses Remaining in the County of Kent in 1922: With Notes of Some Lost Examples (London: Headley Brothers, 1923), p. 110.

Reference (free text)

John Thorpe, Registrum Roffense: Or, a Collection of Antient [sic] Records, Charters, and Instruments of Divers Kinds, Necessary for Illustrating the Ecclesiastical History and Antiquities of the Diocese and Cathedral Church of Rochester (London, 1769), p. 828.