North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Rushton


Rushton Appleby St Lawrence

(S). In memory of Mary Rushton, the wife of Mark Rushton Esqre of this town. She was born at Whale near Lowther, November 6th 1772. & departed this life at Appleby December 2nd 1836, aged 64 years. best of Mothers. Also of their son Thomas Rushton, who died December 2, 1850, aged 45 years. Paul his son who died December 4, 1854, aged 8 years. Near this spot are interred 3 of the children of Mark & Mary Rushton, namely Septimus, who died Janry the 8th (?) 1813, aged 3 m., Christopher & Edward, twins, who died in infancy.