|Biography*|| ||On the north side of the (Westminster Abbey's South Choir) aisle is a monument which Dame Frances Norton, d. 1731, widow successively of Sir George Norton (d. 1715) of Abbotts Leigh, Som., of the latter's cousin Colonel Ambrose Norton (d. 1723), and of William Jones, Esq., erected to her two sisters: (Mrs) Elizabeth Freke, b. c. 1650, d. 1714, wife of her kinsman Percy Freke, Esq., of West Bilney, Norfolk; and (Mrs) Judith Austin, d. 1716, widow of Robert Austin (or Austen), Esq., of Tenterden, Kent. The three sisters, who are all buried in the nave, were daughters of Ralph Freke, Esq., of Hannington, Wilts., and of Cecily, his wife, daughter of Sir Thomas Colepeper of Hollingbourne, Kent. Next is a monument to Lady Norton's daughter Dame Grace Gethin, d. 1697, aged twenty, wife of Sir Richard Gethin, 2nd Bt. After Dame Grace's death a book of devotions was published, purporting to be reflections noted down by her'with a pencil at spare hours, or as she was dressing'; it was prefaced by a poem written in her honour by Congreve. The work, in fact, is a compilation from Bacon and others. An anniversary sermon is preached in her memory in the Abbey every Ash Wednesday. Buried at Hollingbourne, where there is a similar monument.|
Source: Westminster Abbey Guide Book.