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This monument is set here in memory of Sarah the late wife of Mr. Thomas Fleming of Loxford in this parish, daughter of Robert Meadows of Westbury in  this parish gentleman, who was buried near this place in September 1679. She died November 14th 1715 aged about 51 years.
She was truly exemplary in her life and conversation, remarkable for her strict piety and humility and the pleasure she took  in doing good. She was of an affable and sweet temper, an excellent wife, a loving mother and a kind friend and was blessed with many other talents of which she made a good use, under this pew she now lies waiting for a happy and joyful resurrection.
Also the body of the said Mr. Thomas Fleming who departed this life the 7th February 1722 in the 58th year of his age.

In pious memory of Francis Fuller of Bee Hive in the county of Essex, Esquire, one of the Justices of the Peace in the said county, and Clerk of the  Estreats in the Kings Magesties Court of Exchequer, he was of great estimation in his country for his integrity of life, uprightness in justice and hospitality, having lived 76 years and 3 months died 10th March 1636.

Whose body is interred  in the parish of St. Dionis Backchurch, London

Here lieth the body of the worthy knight Sir Charles Montagu, who died at his house at Cranbrook in the parish of Barking the 11th September in the year  of our Lord God 1625, being of the age of 61 years, who gave to the poor of Barking forty pounds

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