St John's Donisthorpe - Monumental Inscriptions
Collected by Nigel Wilton & transcribed by Geraldine
to the memory of Jonathan son of Joseph and Maria Jewsbury who died June
7th 1860 aged 50 years
The pale consumption
gave the final blow,
The stroke was fatal but the
effect was slow,
With wasting pain death found
me sore oppressed,
Pitied my sighs and kindly
gave me rest.
the perpetual memory of Mary Savary who died November 13th 1839 aged 39,
and also Mary Savary her daughter who died 4th June 1811 aged 20.
to the memory of William Burton who departed this life September 27th 1841,
aged 70. He was a tender and affectionate parent.
to the memory of Thomas Kimber of Moira who departed this life July 17
1848 aged 42.
to the memory of Charles Ensor who died December 25th 1846 aged 79, and
Hannah his wife who died April 17th 1857 aged 85.
to the memory of Joseph Litherland of Moira who died June 25th 1864 aged
63, and Ann his wife who died September 8th 1857 aged 61.
to the memory of William Jordan who departed this life February 11 1843
aged 57, and Mary his wife who departed this life April 26th 1847 aged
to the memory of Elizabeth relict of William Newbold, farmer of this place,
who died December 15th 1860 aged 87.
to the memory of Ann the wife of Robert Noon who died October 3rd 1847
aged 60 years.
to the memory of Elizabeth the wife of John Charnell of Moira Bath who
died May 1st 1864 aged 36.
to the memory of William Charnell who died July 18th 1869 aged 75, and
Sarah his wife who died May 8th 1865 aged 67.
the affectionate memory of Joseph Baxter of Donisthorpe who died August
25th 1866 aged 73 years
memory of Walter the youngest son of John and Elizabeth Bird of Moira who
died November 5th 1855 aged 26 years.
Sacred to the memory of John Riley who
died 26th December 1839, aged 42.
to the memory of William Brown, third son of John and Mary Brown who died
September 3rd 1872 aged 65 years, and also of John Sharpe who died December
8th 1867 aged 90.
to the memory of Samuel Cooper who died March ?? 1875 aged 48.
memory of George Hogg who died January 16th 1874 aged 65, and Sarah his
wife who died March 31st 1869 aged 60.
to the memory of Mary the wife of Thomas Booth who died November 17th 1847
memory of John Cooper of Donisthorpe who died June 2nd 1836 aged 53 interred
at Netherseal, and to Sarah his wife who died September 4th 1850 aged 59.
memory of Thomas Cooper son of John and Sarah Cooper died 13th May 1851
aged 30 years.
to the memory of John Brown of Donisthorpe who died October 18th 1858 and
Mary his wife who died July 13th 1854 aged 78.
to the memory of William Handley son of William and Lydia Handley who died
March 25th 1858 aged 19 years and also Robert their second son who died
July ?? 1873, aged 30 years.
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