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Westmorland Church Notes - Oldman

 

Oldman Orton

(S. altar tomb). In memory of Mark Oldman of Orton son of Richard and Agnes Oldman who departed this life May 5th A.D. 1842 aged 68 years. By his Will he bequeaths the Interest of one hundred pounds to the School at Orton to be paid yearly in Easter week and the like sum to poor householders of this parish. He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord.

Oldman Orton

(S). In memory of Richard Oldman of Orton who died January 8th 1802 aged 77 years. Also of Agnes his Wife who died March 25, 1799, aged 72 years. Also of Mary Dalton their daughter who died November 12th 1831 aged 68 years. By her will she gave One Hundred Pounds to the School at Orton and the like Sum to the Poor of this Parish. " Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord, they rest from their labours and their works do follow them."