John Robinson

Birth
England
Death 18 Jan 1674 (aged 92–93)
Gravesend, Gravesham Borough, Kent, England
Burial Gravesend, Gravesham Borough, Kent, England
Memorial ID 108184285 · View Source
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Christened on 13 Aug 1581.

Inscription using the old calendar dating of 1673/74.

His grave was originally marked by a Marble Grave Stone and a large Mural Monument. These were destroyed in the great fire of 1827, but an exact replica of the mural monument was erected at St. Nicholas' in Denston, Suffolk. Click here to see that replica.


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Transcription of the Mural Monument:

Memoriae Sacrum
John Robinson, esq. lies buried under the marble beneath, which tells you when he died, and his great age. He had issue by Bridgett his only and loving wife, daughter of Robert Jenkinson of London, esq. one son and five daughters, viz. John, Katherine, Mary, Bridgett, Martha, and Elizabeth. He was in his conservation truly pious, exactly just, and very charitable; a loving husband, a tender father, and a faithful friend. He lived with Jacob's blessing, and died with Simeon's prayer.

Hoc posuit amoris ergo Brigetta, charissima conjux. 1674.

Marble Grave Stone:

Here lyeth the body of John Robinson, esq. late of Gravesend, who departed this life the 18th day of January, anno domini 1673. in the 96th year of his age.


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  • Created by: BingandNelsonFan
  • Added: 9 Apr 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 108184285
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Robinson (1581–18 Jan 1674), Find A Grave Memorial no. 108184285, citing St George Churchyard, Gravesend, Gravesham Borough, Kent, England ; Maintained by BingandNelsonFan (contributor 47673273) .