Lydd church and village
.........................GALLWEY..........=.........JOAN


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ROSE........................ALICE.......................THOMAS....................JOHN..........................=................JOAN
alive 1518.................alive 1518.................alive 1518..................alive 1518.....................................alive 1518
..................................................................of Lydd......................of Newchurch
..................................................................Will April 1501...........Will Feb. 1518
..................................................................proved May 1501........proved Mar. 1518

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..................................................................THOMAS STROGULLE..........THOMAS.....................RICHARD..................JOHN
..................................................................d.Feb. 1551...........................over 16 1518.............under 16 1518.............under 16 1518
...............................................................................................................b.c.1502....................b.c.1504......................b.c.1506


..................................................................JOHN STROGYLLE
..................................................................d. Dec.1581

Lydd
The earliest memorial in the churchyard is the altar tomb to the Strugell family in the north eastern
portion of the yard dated 1551-1581. It is one of the earliest extra-mural monuments in the country.

Large Altar-tomb with inscription on bevelled edge of top: Heare lyeth Thomas STRVGELL and
John Strugell His Sonne who have b oath hed baliefes and ivrats of this Towne of Lydd
many yeares. On the top: Thomas died Febrvary Anno 1551. John died in December Anno 1581.
(Note: Thomas was buried 6 Feb. 1551/2 and John Struggle jurate on 31 Dec. 1581)

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No Galloways found on the gravestones but instead
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