North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Porter


Porter Brough

(S). Sacred memory of John Porter of the Swan Inn, Brough, who departed this life May 17th 1803 aged 45 years. leaving a Widow, the Mother of Nine Children. Jane daughter of the above died l0th of April 1795 aged 13 days. Elizabeth died 11th of June 1822 aged 24. Henry died the 2nd of May 1825 aged 31, and is interred in the Parish Church of St. Andrew's, NewcastJe-on-Tyne. Isabella, widow of the said John Porter was married to Christopher Grindred on the 21st of January 1809. Christopher Grindred died on the 14th of Oct. 1827 Aged 45, Isabella his widow died on the 16th of June 1834 Aged 69 years.

Porter Lowther

(E. wall S. Transept). To the memory of John Graham of Great Strickland in the parish of Morland and formerly of Clifton Dykes in this County who died 30th of June 1815 aged 70 years. And Mary his wife who died 25th March 1808 aged 66 years. Also Mary Graham of the same place, their only daughter who died 17th February 1832 aged 58 years. Erected by Joseph Porter nephew of the above Mary Graham.