North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Kay


Kay Beetham

(W). In memory of Samuel Kay who departed this life on the 25th of July 1857 Aged 78 years. Deceased served his King and Country upwards of 20 years. , 11 years. private, 4½ Corporal, and 5 years. Sergeant in the 3rd Regiment of foot Guards. a tear there is for all who die, a mourner o'er the humblest grave, but nations swell the funeral cry, and triumph weeps above the brave.

Kay Grasmere

(E). Sacred memory of Frances Alma, Infant daughter of William and Harriot Kay, Waterloo near Liverpool, who departed this life at Ambleside June 21st 1855 aged 2 m. "Suffer little children to come unto me, & forbid them not for of such is the Kingdom of Heaven."

Kay Grasmere

(E. cross). In memory of Hannah Kay, Widow of the late Robert Kay Esqre. of Brookshaw House, near Bury, Lancashire, Who died at Grasmere April the 21st 1853 Aged 73 years. This Stone is placed here by her Children.