North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Gurnall


Gurnall Windermere

(S. low altar tomb). Heare Lyeth the Body of Stephen Gurnall Late of Lickbarrow, Batchelour, and teoman who died lo. the 11 day of july 1731 in the 87y. of his age, pro. ye 8th & 13th. The fear of the Lord is to hate evil pride and arrogancy and the evil way and the froward mouth to hate. (Brass). Here lie the Remains of Agnes the Wife of Stephen Chamlay of Lickbarrow who died the 16th January 1796 Aged 69. A Loving Wife and indulgent Mother, A Trusty Friend & peaceful Neighbour; Kind Angels guard this sleeping Dust Till Jesus comes to raise the Just, Then may she wake with sweet surprise, And in her Saviour's Image rise. Here lie the Remains of Stephen Chamlay, Husband of the said Agnes who died the 10th May 1800 Aged 73.