North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Hopper


Hopper Kirkby Stephen

(In. S. brass). In affectionate remembrance of Maria Hopper, born at Brough 1st January 1817 who died at Brayton 17th April 1879 and was buried there. For twenty six years. a faithful and much loved nurse in the. families of Edward Fenwick Boyd Esq. of Moor House, Durham, William Cuthbert Esq. of Beaufront Castle, Northumberland, and Sir Wilfrid Lawson Bart. of Brayton, Cumberland, This Tablet was erected to her memory by the members of those families. Her virtues walked their narrow round, nor made a pause, nor left a void, And sure the Eternal Master found her single talent well employed.