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On the south side of an altar tomb with very substantial ledger

Here lyeth ye Body of Mary SHARP, Daughtr of Richd SHARP, Gent and Martha his Wife of
Benenden. Married first to Stepn SHARPEIGH
of ye same parish, and late Wife of Sander
HAFFENDEN of Biddenden, Gent, Who Dyed
on ye 23 of Nov 1704 in ye 47 year of her Age.

On the west end panel:

Here lyeth ye Body of Stepn
Dyed on ye 28 of May 1697
in ye 84 year of his Age.

Haslewood p60, who adds: [Register 1704. Dec 4. Mary, wife of Sander Haffenden of Biddenden. 1697. June ye 4th. Stephen Sharpeigh, gent. Anno aetatis 84o]

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