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Royal Physician William Q-- part I

> Dear Quarterman list,
> Here is the information which I failed to carry with me to London. I hope
> someone going there soon may follow this up in the St. Martin in the
> Fields registers in the City of Westminster Archives Center.
> I'm not sure if I shared information from my last trip to Westminster
> Abbey, but I include it again here. The records room in the library
> (entrance from the cloisters) had an offical list of the Burials in the
> Abbey [Westminster Abbey Registers, page 154, (Harleian Soc., 1876j, ed.
> J. L. Chester)], which not only listed the wife of Dr. Quarterman (NOT
> spelled Quartermain, etc., but corrected in the footnote!), but also gave
> some information on the good doctor. I quote from the page:
> "1661 July 15   The wife of Dr. Quarterman, one of the King's Physicians:
> in the South part of the cross aisle."
> Chester's footnote reads:
> "First wife of Dr. William Quatermain, Physician in Ordinary to K. Charles
> II. He matriculated at Oxford, from Brasenose College, 10 Oct. 1634, aged
> sixteen, as son of Walter Quatermain, of Shabbington, Bucks, Gent. He
> remarried (Mar. Lic. Fac. 16 June 1662) Mary, dau. of Sir Thomas Dyke,
> Kt., and grand-daughter of  Sir John Bramston, Chief Justice of the King's
> Bench, who survived him. He was buried at St. Martin in the Fields 11 June
> 1667. His will, dated the 4th, was proved the 15th of the same month."
> In the Archives Center, the Parish Registers are on microfilm. Please
> check the microfilm rolls 5 and 6 to locate 11 June 1667 for the
> reference; these cover the years 1663-1667 and 1667-1684, respectively. I
> glanced at roll 4 and saw that it was all handwritten in a readable Latin,
> organized by date, and part was divided into Birth, Marriage, and Burial
> records.
> Perhaps all of this can also lead to records of the actual burial site, or
> records of the memorials themselves, for there are registers of the
> removals and replacements of many of them as life changed in and around
> the church. Being in the center of town, the cemetery next to the church
> was removed and it was paved over and made into a street which leads down
> to the Strand. The present church was only built in the 1700s. However, it
> is not impossible that the marker may still exist somewhere. People at the
> church don't know much, so the place to look is in the Archives Center. 
> Happy Hunting!
> Sincerely,
> Clay Quarterman
> Odessa, Ukraine