Malcolm Bull's Calderdale Companion : Photograph

Grave of Simeon Priestley & Family

Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden



The grave of Simeon Priestley & family at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

Epitaph


In Affectionate Remembrance of
SIMEON PRIESTLEY
WHO DIED IN THE ADJOINING
CHAPEL HOUSE MARCH 26TH 1892
AGED 75 YEARS.
   
FOR OVER 40 YEARS
HE WAS CHAPEL KEEPER AND SEXTON
AT MOUNT ZION.
   
AS TEACHER, CLASS LEADER, SICK VISITOR
AND SOCIETY STEWARD FOR 20 YEARS, HE
FAITHFULLY SERVED THE LORD.
   
BY HIS QUAINT SAYINGS, STRIKING
ORIGINALITY, STERLING PIETY &
UNWAVERING ZEAL HE ENDEARED 
HIMSELF TO ALL WHO KNEW HIM.
   
"LORD, NOW LETTEST THOU THY SERVANT
DEPART IN PEACE – FOR MINE EYES HAVE
SEEN THY SALVATION."
   
ALSO IN LOVING MEMORY OF HIS WIFE
HANNAH
WHO DIED JUNE 23RD 1882 AGED 69 YEARS.
   
SHE HATH DONE WHAT SHE COULD

[Taken in May 2015]

This image [HH540.JPG] was kindly submitted by Derrick Habergham



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