North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Rebanks

 

Rebanks Shap

In memory of William, son of Thomas & Ann Rebanks of Shap who died April 15th 1842 aged 14 m. Also Thomas their son who died January 15th 1845 aged 8 years. Also William their son who died January 16th 1845 aged 22 m. Ah, lovely flowers, soon snatch'd away To bloom in heavenly bowers, Thousands shall wish at judgment day Their lives were short as ours. Also of Jane their daughter who died June the 25th 1849 aged 3 years. Also of Thomas Rebanks, father of the above children, who died February 3, 1868 aged 65 years.