Bassenthwaite: St Bega’s


1. Wilson Askew (1851), Isabella Askew (1841)

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ERECTED IN MEMORY
OF Wilson Askew OF
BASSENTHWAITE chapel,
who died Feb 21ft 1851 aged 69 Years.
ALSO of ISABELLA ASKEW his SISTER
WHO       died Feb. 24th     1841,
AGED 61 YEARS.
ALSO
IN MEMORY OF
JOSEPH BELL, OF BASSENTHWAITE
CHAPEL and NEPHEW of the above named
WILSON ASKEW, who died Jan. 24th 1854,
aged 42 Years.
In perfect Health he went from Home,
Not thinking that his Glass was run.
All Flowers grow, but fade away,
More sudden Death does Life decay.

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2. Thomas Wilson (1775), Frances Wilson (1769), & c.

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To
the Memory fo Thomas Wilfon
of Baffenthwaite Chapel
Frances his Wife.
He died Feb. 20 1775 aged 89
She died July 2 1769 aged 79
Alfo John Bufhby of Chap[el?]
Ann his Wife
He died Feb [ ] 1788 aged 77
She died Oct [ ] [17]79 aged 78

And likewise Thomas Bush[by]
their Son who died the [ ]
Nov[ ] 1802 Aged 64 Years.
Alfo John Bushby their Son
died June 9th 1820 aged 75 Years.
Also Margaret Askew their
Daughter who died July 15th
18[ ] aged 79 Years.

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3. Richard Bell (1852), Eleanor Bell (1843), & c.

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ERECTED IN MEMORY
OF RICHARD BELL OF
BASSENTHWAITE CHAPEL who died
August 29th 1852, aged 74 Years.
ALSO of ELEANOR his WIFE, who died
October 18th 1843, aged 61 Years.
ALSO of THOMAS their SON who died
March 10th 1820, aged 1 Year.
ALSO of RICHARD their SON, who died
March 7th 1822, aged 11 Months.
ALSO of JOHN their SON who died
Mar 27th 1839, aged 25 Years.
ALSO of WILSON their SON, who died
December 15th 1853, aged 29 Years.
ALSO of MARY ANN WIFE of the
Above named WILSON BELL who died
January 9th 1863 aged 34 Years.

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4. Jane Birbeck (1814), Joseph Birkbeck (1861), Jane Birkbeck (1852), & c.

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IN MEMORY OF
JANE Daughter of JOHN and MARY
BIRBECK of BEWALDETH, who died
Jany  5[?] 1814 aged 2 years.
Also JOSEPH their son who died
Mar 20th 1861 aged 30 years.
Also JANE their Daughter, who died
Aug 5th 1852 aged 31 years.
Also MARY their Daughter who died
April 10th 1851 aged 50[30?] years.
Also of the above named JOHN BIRBECK,
who died January 16th
Also of ISABELLA Their Daughter who
died June…
Also of MARY JANE[?] their [gra]nddaughter and
and Daughter of [JOHN] and MARY BIRBECK
who died January…
Also of their three [  ] who died in
inf[ancy]
Also of MARY… [BIR]BECK who
died…

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5. John Raven (1922); Martin & Isabella Raven?

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FRONT:
[chipped off and effaced, presumably 19th century]

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BACK:

Also
In Memory of
JOHN, SON OF MARTIN & ISABELLA
RAVEN,
WHO DIED AT CHAPEL HOUSE OCT 31ST
1922, AGED 73 YEARS.
ALSO OF JANE THEIR DAUGHTER
WHO DIED AT GREEN COTTAGE
BASSENTHWAITE,
MAY 22ND 1946 AGED 91 YEARS


6. Thomas Rook (1827), Joseph Rook (1822)

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ERECTED TO THE
MEMORY
OF

THOMAS ROOK
of Bassenthwaite who departed this Life
the 28th of December 1827, aged 73 Years.
And of JANE his Wife who died
August 12th 1827, aged 64 Years.
Also, of JOSEPH his Brother, who
departed this Life the 18th of Feb. 1822
Aged 63 Years.

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7. John Rook (1890), Mary Rook (1880), Jane Rook (1880)

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ERECTED
IN MEMORY OF
JOHN ROOK OF KILN HILL,
BASSENTHWAITE
WHO DIED MARCH 1ST 1890
AGED 88 YEARS.
ALSO OF MARY HIS WIFE,
WHO DIED FEBRUARY 22ND 1880
AGED 80 YEARS.
AND OF JANE THEIR DAUGHTER,
WHO DIED FEBRUARY 15TH 1880
AGED 51 YEARS.

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8. [effaced red table grave]

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9. William Bowmon (1752)

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Here Lieth the
Body of William Bowmon of B[ ]nthwait…
…1752…

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10. John Ronnson (1801), Jane (1811), & c.

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IN
Memory
of
John Ronnson of
….. who
DIED [  ] 25 1801[?] AGED [  ] YEARS.
JANE HIS [    ] DIED… 1811[?]
MARTHA HIS [   ] DIED…
1827[?] AGED 55 YEARS
Also JANE… 182[ ]
Also JOHN… 182[ ]

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11. John Atkinson (1861), Jane Atkinson (1859), & c.

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IN MEMORY OF
JOHN ATKINSON,
OF BASSENTHWAITE HALLS
WHO DIED APRIL 11TH 1861, AGED 74
ALSO OF JANE HIS WIFE,
WHO DIED MAY 23RD 1859, AGED 62
Also of JANE THEIR Daughter
WHO DIED MARCH 18TH 1847, AGED 17
ALSO OF WILLIAM THEIR SON
died in Infancy
ALSO OF JOHN THEIR SON WHO DIED
NOVEMBER 6TH 1872, AGED 34.

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12. Richard Atkinson (1856), Susannah Atkinson (1840)

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IN MEMORY OF
RICHARD ATKINSON OF THE HALL…
WHO DIED MARCH 18[?]TH 1856
AGED [ ]6 YEARS.
[ALS]O SUSANNAH HIS WIFE
… [AU]GUST 1840, AGED [ ]0 YEARS.

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13. Sarah Isabella Bragg (1874), Ann Bragg (1877), Joseph Bragg (1888)

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SIDE 1:

In
Affectionate Remembrance of
SARAH ISABELLA BRAGG,
WHO DIED AT BASSENTHWAITE
1ST JULY 1874
AGED 83 YEARS.

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SIDE 2:

In
Affectionate Remembrance of
ANN
WIFE OF CAPTAIN JOSEPH BRAGG
FORMERLY OF WHITEHAVEN
WHO DIED AT BA[SSENTHWAIT]E
ON FRIDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER 18[77?]
AGED 38[?] YEARS
C[   ] JOSEPH BRAGG
WHO DIED AT BASSENTHWAITE
ON FRIDAY 15TH JANUARY 1888
IN HIS 93RD[?] YEAR

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14. Isaac Harrison (1831), Elizabeth Harrison (1815), Hannah (1879)

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SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
ISAAC HARRISON
of the Hill in this Parish, who departed
this Life, on the 16th of April 1831,
aged 86 Years.
Also, of ELIZABETH his Wife,
who died the 8th day of February 1815.
Aged 62 Years.
ALSO OF HANNAH,
GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
Isaac & Elizabeth Harrison
WHO DIED AT THE HILL,
JULY 18th 1879, AGED 29 YEARS.

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15. Betty Harrison (1815), John Harrison (1831), & c.

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SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
Betty the Wife of John Harrison
of East Lodge, who died August 5th 1815
Aged 29 Years.

A tender Mother and a faithful Wife,
A peaceful Neighbor thus fhe led her life
Who lies here inter’d …
Th…
Also [  ] the above named John Harrison who
died October 9 1831 aged 75[?] years.
Also Mary Daughter of Daniel and Jane
Harrison of Wigton who died October 19th
1844[?] aged 14[?] Months
Also Daniel Son of John & Betty Harrison
Who Died February 23rd 1875 Aged 61 Years
And interred at Wigton Cemetery.

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16. Joseph Harrison (1829)

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SACRED
to the
MEMORY
OF
JOSEPH HARRISON
the son of John and Betty Harrison
of East Lodge in this Parish, who was
unfortunately drowned in the River
Hoogli near Calcutta in the East Indies
on the 1st day of November 1829.
AGED 18 YEARS.

      A youth endear’d to all who knew him well,
His worth his genius were alike confess’d;
His father’s master’s shipmates tears will tell,
He most was lov’d by those who knew him best.

      The Parent’s relics slumber near this mound,
The son’s cold ashes moulder far from home:
Yet both shall hear th’ archangels trumpet sound,
And wake to life immortal from the tomb.

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17. Joseph Fawcett (1857), Mary Fawcett (1834)

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IN Memory OF
JOSEPH FAWCETT of BRIGHAM,
formerly of SAND HILL in this
Parish, who died Septr 28th 1857,
aged 63 Years.
Also MARY his Wife, who died
Novr 5th 1834 aged 34 Years.
Also MARY their Daughter, who
died Jany 30th 1831 aged 5 Years.

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18. Isaac Thwaite (1854), Mary Thwaite (1869), & c.

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IN
ERECTED       MEMORY
OF ISAAC THWAITE OF MIRESIDE
BASSENTHWAITE, who died
Feb 25th 1854, aged 74 Years/
ALSO of MARY his Wife who died at
SYKE SIDE, SOULRY, KIRKBY STEPHEN
Feb 21ft, 1869, aged 70 Years.

ALSO of JANE the Wife, of ISAAC their
Son, who died May 1st 1857, aged  34 Years
ALSO MARY their Daughter died in Infancy.
ALSO MARY ANN Daughter of the above
named ISAAC THWAITE Senr and Wife,
of DANIEL BRIGGS, who died Feb 11th 1862
aged 42 Years.
ALSO ISAAC their Son died March 8th 1862
aged 7 Years.

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19. John Harrison (1822), Ann Harrison (1823)

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ERECTED
TO THE MEMORY
OF
JOHN HARRISON
of North=Row in this Parish, who
departed this Life the 28th of Oct. 1822
Aged 90 Years.
Also of ANN his Wife who died
May 17th 1823 aged 86 Years.

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20. William Pedder Clarke (1880)

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In
AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE
OF
WILLIAM PEDDER CLARKE
Who Died at Green Hill, Bassenthwaite
October 25th 1880
In the 80th Year of His Age.

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ERECTED
IN
MEMORY
OF

JOSEPH HARRIMAN OF
BASSENTHWAITE
who died APRIL 14th 1793; aged 37 Years.
ALSO MARY his WIFE, who died
August 15th 1799, aged 67 Years.
ANN their Daughter died June 29th
1779; aged 11 Years.
MARY their Daughter died December
28th 1792 aged 19 Years.
ALSO of JOHN their Son, who died
September 30th 1845; aged 79 years.
ALSO ELIZABETH the Wife of
John Harriman who died March 11th
1806; aged 34 Years
AND JOHN their Son died August
1st 1830 aged 24 Years.
— . —
All you who come my Grave to see
As I am now soon must you be:
Repent and turn to GOD in time
For I was taken in my prime.

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22. Jane the wife of Christopher Clark (1713)

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Here Lies the Body
of Jane the Wife of
Chriftopher Clark of
Bafsenthwaite Hall
who departed this Life
June 19th 1713[?]
Aged 43 …
…May[?] Sw[ ]
her Mother who…

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23. Jane Simpson (1772), Mary Simpson (1774), Thomas Simpson (1777)

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In Memory of Jane the Wife of THOMAS
SIMPSON of Mel*b*ex, who
died Feby.9th.1772; aged 32.
Also of Mary the Daughter
of Thomas & Jan^e Simpson of
Melbex aforesaid who died
July 17th 1774 aged 2.
Also of Thomas Simpson
of Melbex aforesaid who
died April 20th 1777 aged 36.

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24.1795

[lichen-covered table grave]

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SAC[RED]…
The Rev…
who died Nov. 20 1795
…Daughter…

…1801
…Aged 9 Mon[ths]
…Son who…
…[Ag]ed 26 years…

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25. Henry Anthony Spedding (1887), Jane Spedding (1897)

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HENRY ANTHONY SPEDDING
OF MIREHOUSE,
SON OF THOMAS S. SPEDDING OF MIREHOUSE
AND
FRANCES ELIZABETH HIS WIFE,
DIED AT MIREHOUSE SEPTEMBER 21St 1887
AGED 41 YEARS.
“HE BEING MADE PERFECT IN A SHORT TIME
FULFILLED A LONG TIME FOR HIS SOUL
PLEASED THE LORD THEREFORE HASTED
HE TO TAKE HIM AWAY.”
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THIS CROSS IS ERECTED IN LOVING MEMORY BY HIS WIFE
JANE C. SPEDDING.
BY THY GLORIOUS RESURRECTION
GOOD LORD DELIVER US.

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THE ABOVE
JANE CHARLOTTE SPEDDING
DAUGHTER OF
RANDOLPH 9th EARL OF GALLOWAY,
DIED SEPTEMBER 24th 1897
& WAS LAID HERE BY HER HUSBAND’S SIDE
ON THE FEAST OF ST MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS
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MAKE HER TO BE NUMBERED WITH THY SAINTS
IN GLORY EVERLASTING.
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26. James Spedding (1881)

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In
Memory of
James,
third and last surviving Son
of John Spedding, of Mirehouse,
and Sarah his wife,
Born June 26, 1808,
Died March 9, 1881.

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27. Margaret Emily Spedding (1875)

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Margaret Emily Spedding,
Born March 30, 1842,
Died June 2, 1875


28. Violet Isabel Spedding (1886)

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Violet Isabel

YOUNGEST TWIN DAUGHTER OF H.A. & J.C. SPEDDING
DIED AT MIREHOUSE.

SEPTUAGESIMA SUNDAY
FEBRUARY 21ST 1886,
AGED 2 1/2 MONTHS.

“Without fault before the
throne of God.”

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29. Edward Spedding (1855)

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IN MEMORY OF
EDWARD
SON OF
T.S.Spedding
&
Phillis Jane his Wife
BORN
DEC.29.183[3?]
DIED JUNE 29
1855
— . —

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30. Thomas Story Spedding (1870), Frances Elizabeth Spedding (1886)

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IN MEMORY OF
Thomas Story Spedding,
OF MIREHOUSE,
BORN AUG.1.1800.DIED NOV.22.1870.
“THE DAYS OF OUR AGE ARE THREE-SCORE YEARS & TEN”
— —
“The righteous shall be had in
everlasting remembrance.”
— o —

AND OF
Frances Elizabeth
HIS SECOND WIFE, DAUGHTER OF
THE VENERABLE ARCHDEACON HEADLAM
WHO DIED MARCH 1. 1886, AGED 74.
— —
“For…
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31. Ann Story (1802)

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Near this place lie the Remains of
Mrs. ANN STORY,
Widow of
The Rev. JOHN STORY M.A.
And Daughter of
ROGER GREGG.
Of Mirehouse.
Buried January 4, 1791.
Aged 88 years.
She left Ifsue an only Son,
THOMAS STORY ESQ.
who died March 23rd 1802 Aged 64.

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32. John Bell (1875)

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IN
MEMORY
OF
JOHN BELL
DIED NOVR 18, 1875, AGED 58.
FOR UPWARDS OF 43 YEARS
A FAITHFUL & VALUED SERVANT
AT MIREHOUSE.
*—*—*
WHATSOEVER WE DO DO IT
HEARTILY AS TO THE LORD
ALSO NOT UNTO MEN.
*—*—*

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33. John Ponthouse?

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34. Henry Pearson (1830), Mary Pearson (18-2), Hannah Bragg (1875)

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Sacred
TO THE MEMORY OF
HENRY PEARSON OF BAWNESS
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON
the twetyth Day of June
1830, AGED THIRTY FIVE YEARS
MARY, RELICT OF HENRY PEARSON
WHO DIED AT THE HILL MARCH 15th 18[ ]2
AGED 75 YEARS.
ALSO OF HANNAH, WIFE OF JOSEPH BRAGG
AND ONLY DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED JULY 18th 1879 AGED 29 YEARS

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35. [behind tree effaced; 18th century font]

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36. [broken stone] (1829)

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….. to die
…[c]omforts it is true
…GOD our thanks are due
…place of rest,
…[e]ver will be blest
…[er] of Joseph and Amy
…[d]ay of February 1829,
…2 Months.
…of the avoce
…the 10th…
…47 Ye[ars]


37. [three broken stone pieces] (1837)

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1:
…AMY PEARSON…
…MARCH 1834, IN THE…
…JOHN PEARSON…
…APRIL 1837, IN…
…ALSO OF JOSEPH…

2:
ALSO OF…
KELSICKWOOD…
IN AFRICA ON THE…

3:
that has to die ~
SON CHIEFMATE OF THE…
ED ON THE RIVER MILLECO…
[I]N THE 21ft YEAR OF HIS AG[E]
…R WHO DIED O NTHE 10TH
…R AGE.
…HO DIED ON


38. Joseph Sproat (1866), John Sproat (1862)

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SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
JOSEPH SPROAT
OF BASSENTHWAITE
Died Novr. 25th. 1866,
AGED 74 YEARS.

Also JOHN SPROAT Son of
the above, died Octr. 27th. 1862.
Aged 45 Years.

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39. Daniel Briggs (1830), Mary Briggs (1838), Robert Wright (1849), Betty Wright (1851)

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ERECTED
in Memory of

DANIEL BRIGGS
of Brackenrigg IN THIS Parish,
who died Decr. 15th 1830, aged 84 years
ALSO of MARY his Wife who died
July 25th 1838 aged 87 years
ALSO of ROBERT WRIGHT who
died November 6th 1849 aged 51 years
Also of BETTY his Wife who died
August 19th, 1851, In the 63rd Year
OF HER AGE.
This stone was erected by their
Son-in-law, Robert Wright.

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40. Daniel Briggs (1777), Abraham Briggs (1791)

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In Memory of
DANIEL BRIGGS of Braden
Rigg, who died July 3rd 1777.
aged 91
Alfo of Abraham his Son,
who died March 17th 1791, aged 73

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41. Elizabeth Briggs (1833), John Briggs (1864)

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ERECTED IN MEMORY
OF ELIZABETH THE WIFE OF THOMAS BRIGGS
of REDMAIN in the PARISH of ISELL,
who died October 26th 1833, aged 51 Years.
Afflictions sore long time I bore
Physicians us’d in vain,
Nothing eas’d till God was pleas’d
To terminate my pain.
ALSO JOHN their SON, died September 5th,
1864 aged 58 Years.

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42. John Little (1844), & c.

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ERECTED
IN
MEMORY
OF JOHN LITTLE, THE SON OF
JOHN & ISABELLA LITTLE OF UNDERWOOD,
IN THE TOWN-SHIP OF MOSSER,
who died Feby. 29th 1844, Aged 32 Years.
ALSO OF JANE THEIR DAUGHTER,
who died May nd 1845 Aged 23 Years.
ALSO OF ABRAHAM THEIR SON,
WHO DIED DECR 26TH 1826 AGED 20 MONTHS.
Their inward sores with patience bore,
All Medicine proved in vain.
Till God did pleafe to give them eafe,
And took away their pain.
Also of ISABELLA the WIFE,
of John Little, who died July 14th,
1869, Aged 77 Years.
ALSO OF JOHN LITTLE, BRACKENRIGG
Who died Feby 2nd 1873 Aged 86 Years.
Also MARY their Daughter, WIFE of Daniel
Steel, who died July 19th 1863
aged 49 Years.
ALSO DANIEL STEEL THEIR SONINLAW.
WHO DIED MAY 19TH 1861 AGED 45 YEARS.

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43. John Briggs (1837), Elizabeth Briggs (1845), & c.

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IN
Memory
OF
JOHN BRIGGS WHO DIED Octr3,
1837, AGED 60 YEARS,
ALSO ELIZABETH HIS WIFE WHO
DIED MAY 20, 1845 AGED 73 YEARS.
John their son died Sep 31 1827
AGED 24 YEARS.
MARY their daughter died Novr 15
1837 AGED 41 YEARS.
ANN their daughter died June [ ]
1841 AGED [ ] YEARS
IN MEMORY OF JOHN the SON OF
ROBINSON and ELIZABETH MURRAY
of CASTLE INN who died April 16-
1848 AGED 17 YEARS
ROBINSON their Son July 7 1838
Aged 4 Years.
ISAAC their Son died Nov 15- 1837,
aged 5 Years.
[ ] their son who died
[ ] 7th 18[ ] aged 17 years.
ALSO OF BETTY the Wife of ROBINSON
MURRAY who died August 5th 1860.
Aged 58 Years.

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44. Agnes Hodgson (1877), Joseph Hodgson (1880)

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WE ALL DO FADE AS A LEAF
In
MEMORY OF
AGNES WIFE OF
JOSEPH HODGSON
NORTH PEW[?] IN THIS PARISH
WHO DIED JANY 27TH 1877
AGED 62 YEARS.
ALSO THE ABOVE NAMED
JOSEPH HODGSON
WHO DIED APRIL 23RD 1880
AGED 67 YEARS.

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45. Jonathan Slater (1808), Mary Slater (1806), & c.

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Erected
TO
THE MEMORY
OF

JONATHAN SLATER OF PARKER GATE WHO DIED THE
16TH DAY OF DECEMBER 1808 AGED 86 YEARS
AND OF MARY HIS WIFE WHO DIED THE 4TH DAY OF
JANUARY 1806 AGED 82 YEARS
JONATHAN THEIR SON DIED AT NEWHAVEN IN SUSSEX
CURRIER THE 1ST DAY OF JUNE 1790 AGED 27 YARS
ALSO OF THE REV. JOSEPH SLATER THEIR SON WHO
DIED AT AUDELIM IN CHESHIRE THE 27TH OF MARCH
1794 AGED 29 YEARS
LIKEWISE OF HENRY THEIR SON WHO DIED AT MARTINICO
WEST INDIES THE 15TH DAY OF JULY 1795
AGED 25 YEARS.
ALSO JOHN THEIR SON, WHO DIED THE 27TH DAY OF MARCH
1810 AGED 48 YEARS
William Slater their Son died the 10th Day
of June 1820 aged 52 Years.
Also of Grace Wife of the above John
who died Auguft th 1844 aged 75 Years.
Also of Hannah Wife of the above
Slater, who died Auguft 17th 1864 aged 86 Years.

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46. Joseph Slater (1868), Elizabeth Slater (1890), & c.

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Erected
IN MEMORY OF
JOSEPH SLATER OF PARKERGATE
Who died June 19TH 1868,
Aged 71 Years.
ELIZABETH SLATER HIS WIFE
Died Feby. 25th 1890 Aged 87 Years.
JOHN SLATER ELDEST SON OF THE ABOVE
DIED AT LIVERPOOL & WAS INTERRED AT ST JAMES’ CHURCH,
January 13th. 1836, Aged 16 Years.

MARY SLATER DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
DIED NOVEMBER 5TH 1840, AGED 16 YEARS
JONATHAN SLATER FIFTH SON OF THE ABOVE
Died June 29th 1874, Aged 42 Years.
WILLIAM SLATER SECOND SON OF THE ABOVE
Died July 2nd 1875, Aged 53 Years,
And was Interred in the Cemetery Carlisle.

JAMES SLATER SEVENTH SON OF THE ABOVE
DIED AT OKAIHAU BAY OF ISLANDS, NEWZEALAND,
JULY 9TH 1886, AGED 49 YEARS.
GEORGE SLATER EIGHT SON OF THE ABOVE
DIED AT SAN FRANCISCO MAY 3RD 1893 AGED 53 YEARS
AND WAS INTERRED IN THE…

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47. Jonathan Slater (1848), Esther Slater (1848), John Slater (1842)

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Erected
TO THE
MEMORY
OF
JONATHAN SLATER OF HIGHSIDE IN THIS PARISH
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON THE 22ND OF JUNE
1848
AGED 60 YEARS
ALSO OF ESTHER THE WIFE OF JONATHAN SLATER
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON THE 19TH
DAY of MARCH 1848
IN THE 55TH YEAR OF HER AGE
ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF JOHN SLATER OF CARLISLE
SURGEON
AND ELDEST SON OF the above JONATHAN and ESTHER SLATER
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON THE 3 DAY OF APRIL 1842
IN THE 28TH YEAR OF HIS AGE HE WAS
GREATLY RESPECTED and MUCH LAMENTED.

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48. Jonathan Slater (1856), Sarah Slater (1885), & c.

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ERECTED
IN MEMORY OF
JONATHAN SLATER
LATE OF MIRESIDE IN THIS PARISH
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 26TH DAY OF JANUARY 1856,
AGED 40 YEARS.
ALSO OF SARAH HIS WIFE, WHO DIED OCTOBER 23RD 1885,
AGED 71 YEARS.
ALSO OF KATHERINE THEIR DAUGHTER
WHO DIED JANUARY 18TH, 1851,
AGED 7 YEARS.
ALSO OF JOHN THEIR SON WHO DIED
AT CARLISLE AUGUST 17TH 1857 IN
THE 15TH YEAR OF HIS AGE & IS INTERRD HER
ALSO OF JONATHAN THEIR SON,
WHO DIED AT WELLS SOMT. DEC 30TH
1901, AGED 55 YEARS
ALSO OF WILLIAM THEIR SON
WHO DIED AT SOMERLEYTON JULY 25TH
1914, AGED 73 YEARS.
ALSO OF MARY, THEIR DAUGHTER
DIED AT KESWICK FEB 13TH 1935
AGED 82 YEARS
ALSO OF SARAH KATHERINE THEIR
GRANDAUGHTER WHO DIED AT KESWICK
8TH NOVEMBER 1964 AGED 92 YEARS.

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49. Daniel Gate (1858), Mary Gate (1886), Mary Gate (1854), John Gate (1855)

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IN MEMORY OF
THE LATE DANIEL GATE,
OF SPRING BANK COTTAGE,
IN THE TOWNSHIP OF BRAITHWAITE,
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 28TH OF OCTOBER 1858,
aged 68 years
ALSO MARY, WIDOW OF THE ABOVE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE FEBY 12TH 1886,
at Prospect Cottage Portinscale aged 81 years
ALSO MARY SCOTT, DAUGHTER
OF THE ABOVE WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 12TH OF MAY 1854
aged 21 Years.
ALSO JOHN GATE, SON OF THE ABOVE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON
THE 5TH OF JUNE 1855,

aged 18 years.

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50. John Akitt (1874), Hannah Akitt (1895), & c.

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JOHN AKITT
WHO DIED AT MOUNTAIN VIEW
COCKERMOUTH APRIL 8TH 1874
AGED 86 YEARS
ALSO OF HANNAH HIS WIFE
WHO DIED AT SOUTHPORT JULY 21ST 1895
AGED 79 YEARS
WILLIAM SON OF…
DIED AT…
JOSEPH THEIR SON BORN APRIL 10[?] 1850
DIED AT BASSENTHWAITE… 1890
CLEMENT THEIR SON BORN APRIL 2ND 1848
DIED AT WINDERMERE MARCH 7TH 1892[?]


51. Mark Towers (?), Mark Towers (1859), Mary Towers (1900)

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SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
MARK TOWERS
WHOSE REM[AINS ARE INTER]RED AT

ALSO MARK TOWERS
SON OF THE ABOVE,
WHOSE REMAINS LIE BENEATH
DIED JANUARY 23RD 1859
IN THE 26TH YEAR OF HIS AGE.
ALSO MARY TOWERS,
DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
WHOSE REMAINS LIE INTERRED…
1900
…OF HER

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52. George Steele (1876), Ann Steele (1906), Joseph Steele

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In
AFFECTIONATE
REMEMBRANCE OF
GEORGE STEEL,
WHO DIED AT CHAPEL FARM
BASSENTHWAITE,
FEBRUARY 7TH 1876,
AGED 47 YEARS.
ALSO ANN HIS WIFE,
WHO DIED NOV. 27TH 1906,
AGED 77 YEARS.
JOSEPH, SON OF THE ABOVE,
WHO DIED IN INFANCY.

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53. Joseph Stuart (1892), Jane Stuart (1877), & c.

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In affectionate Remembrance of
JOSEPH STUART
OF BASSENTHWAITE HALLS
DIED AT GRANGE IN BORROWDALE, MAY 15TH
1892, AGED 71 YEARS. INTERRED AT BORROWDALE.
JANE, WIFE OF JOSEPH STUART,
WHO DIED AT BASSENTHWAITE HALLS
FEBY-18TH-1877, AGED 57 YEARS.
ALSO JANE, THEIR DAUGHTER
WHO DIED JANY-10TH-1863,
AGED 1 YEAR & 6 MONTHS.
ALSO SARAH ANN, THEIR DAUGHTER
WHO DIED JANY-23RD-1863,
AGED 12 YEARS.
ALSO TOM, THEIR SON
WHO DIED APRIL 4TH 1864,
AGED 4 YEARS & 3 MONTHS.


54. Mark Towers (1865), Mary Towers (1877), & c.

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IN MEMORY OF
MARK TOWERS OF NORTH ROW
BASSENTHWAITE, WHO DIED
OCTR 21ST 1865, AGED 79 YEARS.
MARY, HIS WIFE
DIED AUGUST 28TH 1877,
AGED 65 YEARS.
WILLIAM THEIR SON DIED
DECR 13TH 1842 AGED 9 WEEKS.
MARY JANE THEIR GRANDDAUGHTER
DIED NOVR 17TH 1865,
AGED 11 MONTHS AND 3 WEEKS.

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55. Robert Por—

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56. Rebecca Anderson (1812), William Anderson (1816)

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Sacred
TO THE MEMORY OF
Rebecca Anderson who died March 1ft
1812 in the 9th Year of her Age.
William Anderfon her Hufband
died Dec. 22 of 1816 age 89 Years.

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57. John Hodgson (1845), Mary Hodgson (1853)

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ALSO
JOHN HODGSON
WHO DIED AT
SCARNESS,
IN THIS PARISH
OCTOBER 23RD
1845,
AGED 87 YEARS.
ALSO MARY HIS
WIFE WHO DIED
JUNE 3RD 1853,
AGED 94 YEARS.
ALSO JOSEPH THEIR
ELDEST SON WHO
DIED AT
BASENTHWAITE
…26

ALSO MARY THEIR ELDEST
DAUGHTER WHO DIED AT
BASSENTHWAITE HALL
IN THIS PARISH…


58. Dinah Elliot (1823), John Elliot (1848)

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DINAH the Wife of John Elliot
of Bafsenthwaite Chapel who died
Feb. 15th 1823[?] aged 62 Years.
On Tombs Encomium are but vainly spent
A virtuous Life is the best Monument.

Also of the above buried John Elliot
who departed this Life on the 8th day of
January 1848 aged 86[?] years.

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59. Joseph Darvell (1836)

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ERECTED IN MEMORY
OF
JOSEPH DARVELL
of [ ] in Thames,
who died Sep 2 1836, aged 50 years
And was interred here

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60. Joseph Cowx (1819)

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NEAR THIS PLACE… REMAINS OF
JOSEPH COWX OF HENLEY


61. John? Grave (185-), Mary Grave (1850), & c.

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ERECTED
IN MEMORY OF
[JO]HN GRAVE OF BASSENTHWAITE
WHO DIED DECR 20TH 185-[?]
AGED 50 YEARS
MARY GRAVE HIS SISTER
Septr 17th 1850 aged 56 Years
Also of
JOHN the Son of GEORGE
and Susan Cowx who died
in Infancy 1849.

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62. Mark Sanderson (1861), Margaret Sanderson (1879)

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IN MEMORY OF

MARK SANDERSON,
OF BASSENTHWAITE, WHO DIED
APRIL 22ND 1861 AGED 67 YEARS
ALSO MARGARET, HIS WIFE,
WHO DIED JANY 8TH 1879,
AGED 82 YEARS.
ALSO MARK, THEIR SON, WHO DIED
FEBY 4TH 1852, AGED 25 YEARS.
ALSO JOSEPH, THEIR SON, WHO DIED

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63. Joshua Robinson (1872)

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In Memory of
JOSHUA ROBINSNON,
OF BROADNESS BASSENTHWAITE
WHO DIED SEPTR 6TH 1872.
Aged 83 Years.

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64. Matthew Hodgson (1861), Jane Hodgson (1878)

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IN MEMORY
OF
MATTHEW HODGSON
OF
HEELWYKE[?] WHO DIED SEPTR [ ]
1861
AGED 44 YEARS.
ALSO OF JANE HIS BELOVED WIFE
WHO DIED…1878 AGED…
WAS INTERRED AT ST JOHN’S CHURCH WORKINGTON

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65. John Mitchinson (1850), Mary Mitchinson (1861), & c.

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SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
JOHN MITCHINSON
who diedApril 11th 1850 aged 74 years.
MARY his WIFE who died [ ] 6th 1861 aged 84 years
JONATHAN SON OF JOHN & MARY MITCHINSON
of Bassenthwaite
MATE of THE JAMES OF WHITEHAVEN WHO WAS
UNFORTAUNTELY DROWNED AT ST JOHN NEW-
BRUNSWICK
Novr 12TH 1821 AGED 19 YEARS.
Also
of MARGARET their Daughter
Who died Octr 6th 1831 aged 17.
of JANE their Daughter who died Decr 4th 1858 aged 29.
A
LSO of JOSEPH their SON
Mate of the Yeoman of Liverpool,
WHO WAS LOST ON LANCASTER SANDS JANY 7TH 1859
AGED 22 YEARS.
And William
their SON MASTER of the Lightfoot
of WHITEHAVEN WHO DIED Sep. 10th
1839 aged 36 years.
ALSO OF THOMAS THEIR SON, MASTER OF THE BRIG
MARGARET of WHITEHAVEN WHO DIED at BOURNIQUILLA
WEST INDIES OCTOBER 1ST 1844 AGED 29 YEARS.
ALSO OF JOHN THEIR SON WHO DIED AUGUST 26TH
1877 Aged 70 Years.
ALSO OF [ ] THEIR SON WHO DIED…

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66. Joseph Thombson (1858), ? Thombson (1855), George Thombson

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IN MEMORY OF
JOSEPH THOMBSON
OF BASSENTHWAITE
WHO DIED…1858[?]
AGED [51?] YEARS
[ ] HIS WIFE DIED
MARCH … 1855 AGED 66 YEARS
GEORGE THEIR SON
DIED IN INFANCY

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67. John Turner (1756)

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Here lies the Body of
JOHN TURNER of Searnefs,
late of Broadnefs who
died June 10th 1756, Aged 74.
RESUR[G ?]

[epitaph illegible]

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68. John Thompson (1859), Mary Thompson (1856), Grace Thompson (1864)

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Sacred
TO THE MEMORY OF JOHN THOMPSON Of HOLE HOUSE
BASSENTHWAITE,
who died June 11th 1859.
aged 78 years.
ALSO of MARY HIS WIFE
who died Novr 15th 1856,
Aged 68 Years
Also of GRACE their Daughter
died August 13th 1864, aged 35 years.

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69. Sir Frederick Fletcher Vane (1832)

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SACRED
…REMAINS [OF]
SIR FREDERICK FLETCHER VANE, BARONET
IN THIS COUNTY
who died 26TH FEBRUARY 1832,
AGED 72.
THIS TOMB WAS ERECTED
TO PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF HER FATHER
BY HIS DAUGHTER HANNAH VANE A.D. 18[ ]

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70. Thomas Ewart (1835), & c.

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ERECTED
IN MEMORY OF
THOMAS EWART
[ ]
died January 12th 1835 aged 73 years.
Also of [ ] his Wife who died January 2[ ] 18[]7 aged [ ]2 years.
Also of JOHN EWART their SON who
died…1865 aged 73
ALSO OF BETTY HIS WIFE…

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All photographs taken by Emily B. Stanback
All transcriptions by Emily B. Stanback