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Westmorland Church Notes - Wardale

 

Wardale Orton

(N. altar tomb and brass). In memory of John Wardale of Orton and Margaret his Wife daughter of Robert Sharp of Rayne and of their Children, John who died Augst. 1st 1723 aged 22. The Reverend . Robert Wardale, Memory of A. Prebendary of Carlisle, Vicar of Brampton in Cumberland, and of Corbridge in Northumberland who died April 3rd 1773 aged 68. And Frances who died December . 1st 1781 aged 78, and who by her Will gave Twenty pounds to the Poor of this Parish and Four Hundred Pounds towards the endowment of a school at Orton. (On the stone). Frances Wife of Robert Sharp departed this life July ye 8th 1732 aged (? 80).