North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Munkhouse

 

Munkhouse Kirkby Stephen

(Altar tomb). Sacred memory of Thomas Munkhouse of Winton who died . . . 81st years. (?) Here also is interred Dorothy widow of the above named Thomas Monkhouse who died the 30th day of November 1759 in the 81st years. of her age. (Dorothy Memory of buried 3 December 1759 par. reg).

Munkhouse Kirkby Stephen

(In. S). Sacred memory of Thomas Munkhouse of Winton Esquire, a deputy Lieutenant of the County of Westmoreland and one of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace who departed this life on the 5th of January 1810 aged 60 And Anne his Wife who died on the 21st of August 1786 aged 37. They lived respected and beloved, and died unfeignedly lamented. Also Richard Yates their Son who died in Infancy. Arms ar. on chevron az. between 2 cinquefoils gu. in chief and tree ppr. in base, 3 roses of the field. Crest, demi-lion rampant gu. holding cinquefoil. Motto, gaudes.