Thursday, 12 September 2013

St Martin Church Cheriton Kent Monumental Inscriptions

Quested Monumental Inscriptions St Martin Church Cheriton, Kent,  England

John Egerton QUESTED born August 9 1866 died 13 June 1943 RIP 50 years
churchwarden of this parish also his only son John Bowley QUESTED MC Croix
de Guerre Sometime Major RFC & RAF Born Dec 14 1893 Died March 1948

In loving memory of Charles Robert QUESTED who died March 27 1907 aged 52
years also his children Ethel died Dec 13 1889 16 months/ Edward died March
22 1894 2 1/2 years/ Oliver Morton died 13 May 1909 aged 18 years/ Lucy
Alice died 5 May 1910 aged 22 years/ Gone but not forgotton Also his wife
Alice Morton QUESTED passed on Aug 16 1949 aged 86 years /Peace perfect

John QUESTED of Sandgate who died the 8th September 1812 aged 48 years. He
had surviving Ann his wife one son and three daughters vis John, Sarah, Mary
Ann, Phebe/ Also of Ann his wife who died 2 June 1841 aged 80 years

In loving memory of Edward QUESTED who died 21 Sept 1876 aged 34 years/ Be
thou faithful until death and I will give thee a crown of life

In loving memory of Maria wife of John TWIGGS who died at Dover 18 Aug 1896
aged 51 years (widow of the late E. QUESTED) Her gentle spirit though flown
away still hovers o'er us day by day

In loving memory of Thomas Quested who departed this life 4 Nov 1889 aged 39
years/ Released from sorrow, sin, pain and free from every care/By angels
hands to heaven conveyed/ to rest for ever there

Sacred to the memory of John Quested who departed this life Dec 1 1849 aged
69 years leaving Elizabeth his wife/ The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken
away blessed be the name of the Lord Job C1 V21 Also of the above Elizabeth/
who departed this life Nov 29 1860 aged 71 years

Will - Thomas Edward Quested brickmaker of Dorringstone died 3 April 1879

UK National Probate Calendar 1879

UK National Probate Calendar 1879

This is the last will and Testament of Thomas Edward Quested of
Dorringstone, in the County of Kent, Farmer and Brick-maker. 

I hereby give and bequeath to my wife Jane Quested for her life all my Estate and Effects both real and personal whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature and quality soever. And I hereby appoint her the said Jane Quested and my son Thomas Edward Quested and John Bowley my Executrix and Executors. 

And at the decease of my wife I will and bequeath to my son Thomas Edward Quested aforesaid those two cottages situated at Dorringstone occupied by Matthew Quested and Henry Tilly for him absolutely and forever also to my sons Alfred Quested and Frederick Quested those four cottages called Alms Houses to divide equally for themselves absolutely and forever and as soon after the decease of my Wife as convenient to my Executors the whole of my estate and effects shall be realised and be equally divided amongst my sons and
daughters after paying all my just debts and excepting the cottages herein before mentioned should my Executors find they are unable to carry on the
Business for the benefit of my Wife Jane Quested then I will that part or
even all of the Business shall be sold or disposed of as the said executors
shall think best. 

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this tenth day of June One Thousand eight hundred and seventy eight.

Signature T.E. Quested

Witnesses Danzey Somerville Cresswell and Joseph Mount

Proved at Canterbury the 31st May 1879 by the Oaths of Jane Quested widow
the Relict and Thomas Edward Quested the son two of the Executors to whom
Administration was granted Power being reserved of making the like grant to
John Bowley the other executor.

The Testator Thomas Edward Quested was late of Dorringstone in the Parish of Barham in the County of Kent Farmer and Brickmaker and died on the 3rd day of April 1879 at Dorringstone aforesaid

Estate under 2000 pounds

Marriage Mr Thomas Ashbee to Mrs Quested

From St. James's Chronicle or the  British Evening Post ( London,England ), Tuesday, November 24, 1767; Issue  1051.

Canterbury, Nov. 23.
A few Days ago Mr. Thomas ASHBEE, of  Pluckley, was married to Mrs. QUESTED, of Challock