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St John's Church and Churchyard, Ashley. Monumental Inscriptions ...

St John's Church and Churchyard, Ashley. Monumental Inscriptions ...

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16b/ Square sandstone headstone. St Johns Church & Churchyard. Ashley JOHN SWANN / died August 1st 1809 / aged 60 / ANN his wife / died October 26th 1790 / aged 40 / JANE their daughter / died July 23rd 1789 / aged 13. 17b/ Large flat sandstone bodystone, buried no discernable markings. 18b/ Sandstone headstone. Sacred / to the memory of / EMANUEL HOWARD / who departed this life / Feb 19th 1846 aged / 61 years / In / memory of / EMANUEL HOWARD / who died March 25th / 1828 aged 84 years / Also MARY his / wife who died / April 14th 1828 / aged 76 years / both of this parish. 19b/ Sandstone headstone. EDWARD LOWE / died Sepr ye 17th / 1740 aged 61 / weep not for me ye / sleeps here here in ye dust / prepare yourself for / follow me you must. 20b/ Bodystne completely buried. Nothing readable. 21b/ Body stone completely buried nothing readable. 22b/ Shaped sandstone headstone. Sacred / to / the memory of / THOMAS JONES / (late of this parish ) / who departed this life / June 12th 1852 / aged 64 years / when musing sorrow weeps the past / and mourns the present pain / how sweet to think of peace at last / and feel that death is gain. 23b/ Sandstone headstone. Sacred / to / the memory of / JOHN JONES / (late of this parish) / who departed this life / May 6th 1855 aged 69 years / see the inscription of his love / in earth below and heaven above / ........wide nature loudly tell / that Jesus hath done all things well / Also of ELLEN wife of the above / died 25th Dec r 1869 aged 78 years. On reverse of stone. In memory of / ELIZABETH JONES the / wife of THOS JONES of / ASHLEY who died / November 20th 1744 / aged 71 / Also THOS JONES who / died December 24th / 1763 aged 82. 24b/ Sandstone headstone fallen, broken in three pieces. Sacred / to the memory / RICHARD LAWTON / of this parish who died / July 15th 1854 aged 94 years/ / Also / MARY his wife who died / March 12th 1840 aged 77 / years. 25b/ Sandstone headstone. Sacred / to the memory / of JOHN AVERILL / who departed / this life Decem / ber 1st 1836 aged / 81 years / Aloving friend / a husband dear / a loving father / lieth here. 26b/ Shaped sandstone headstone. Here / lies the body of HARRIET / daughter of JOHN and MARY / BADDELEY who died / Feb ry 2nd 1804 / aged 9 years / Weep not for me my parents dear / I'm not dead but sleeping here / my end you know, my grave you see / and in a while you'll follow me. © Philip Coops. (Betley) 2006 ©Dorothy Camden (Ashley) 1999 Page 22 of 91 12/30/2006

27b/ Shaped sandstone headstone. St Johns Church & Churchyard. Ashley To the / memory / of ELIZABETH, daughter of / NANCY BADDELEY who departed / this life October the 6th 1803 / aged 17 years In love I lived in peace I dyed / my life I craved but God deny'd / my virgin bloom he did deface / and sent me to a better place / so dear friends pray weep no more / I am not lost but gave before. 28b/ Flat sandstone bodystone, buried. Nothing on it. 29b/ Small shaped headstone. Here / lies the body / of THOS FARRINGTON / who died Sept r 14th / 1751 aged 39. 30b/ Buried flat sandstone bodystone. In memory of GEORGE BUCKLEY of ............. / TOWN who died August 17th 1800 aged ...years / Also ELIZABETH his second wife ...... died / March ...... 1805 aged 17 years. 31b/ Covered sandstone bodystone, large. No discernable marks. 32b/ Double grave, centre cross on three platforms, 3 kerbstones in tact 3 broken. Grey stone. One side of cross. In loving memory / of / JAMES SILLITO / of BROMLEY HALL / who died January 2nd 1895 / aged 55 years / Also of CATHERINE SOPHIA his wife / who died Feb 9th 1915 aged 71 years. Second side of cross. In memory of MARY / daughter of the late / JAMES & CATHERINE SOPHIA SILLITO / of BROMLEY HALL / died May 10th 1918 aged 43 years. 33b/ Large sandstone tomb, side panels very erodod and base starting to break. South side panel. ...................... / (of THE WELLINGS ) / who died in the month of Sept 1863 / aged 68 years. West panel. Also of ELIZABETH widow / of the late JAMES SILLITO / of THE WELLINGS / who died April 29th 1887 / aged 78 years. East panel. Also JOHN, son of / JAMES and ELIZABETH SILLITO, / who died April,15,1846 / aged 6 months. (Note: the south side panel commemorated the same person as 1b). 34b/ Flat covered in moss, bodystone. Here lies / THEOPILUS son of JOHN & ELIZ. WHARTON / of THE WELLINGS / whose conduct was unblamable / and behaviour truly pious / he died Agust 12th 1764 / aged 19. / Remember reader thou art born to die / and must return to dust as well as I / quit cheerfully thy earthly house of clay / God will restore it at the appointed day / restore it glorious if thou liveth well / watch then and pray; nor dread the solemn knell. 35b/ Square sandstone headstone. Sacred to the memory / of MARY wife of THOMAS / ASTIN late of HINSTOCK. She / resigned up her spirit to / her merciful Redeemer. Nov / ember 10th 1786. ag........ / .................... / ................ / In kindred dust February / the 11 1782 aged 23 years. © Philip Coops. (Betley) 2006 ©Dorothy Camden (Ashley) 1999 Page 23 of 91 12/30/2006

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