North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Fawell


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(S). "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord, for they shall rest from their labours." In memory of Richard Fawell, Yeoman, of this village, who departed this life January 22nd 1839, aged 79 years. Also Margaret his wife, who died February 10th 1832, aged 65 years. Also Margaret their daughter who died February 2nd 1824, aged 18 years. And Thomas their Son, by .whose direction this Stone was erected as the last tribute of affection to his beloved Parents& Sisters. He died January 24th 1846, in the 52nd years. of his age. "The sweet remembrance of the just shall flourish when he sleeps in dust." The grave has eloquence, its lectures teach In silence louder than Divines can preach, Hear what it says, ye sons of folly hear, It speaks to you, lend an attentive ear.