North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Hamerton


Hamerton Lowther

(In. choir, N. brass). † In memory of William Jackson, died D. (or so years. Rector of this Parish, Provost of Queen's College, Oxford, Sometime Chancellor Archdeacon and Canon Residentiary of Carlisle domestic Chaplain to Walter 1st Earl of Verulam and to the 1st and 2nd Earls of Lonsdale, Justice of the Peace for the Counties of Westmorland and Cumberland, Younger Son of the Reverend . Thomas Jackson, Rector of Grasmere B. 17th December 1792 died at Askham Hall 13th September 1878 and was Buried in this Churchyard. Also of Julia Eliza his wife eldest daughter of John Gregory Crump of Allan Bank in the Co. of Westmorland Esq. B.. 31st May 1793 died at Queen's Coll. Oxford 7th March 1873 and was Buried in this Churchyard. In l. Memory of this Monument was erected by their two surviving daus. Arms ar. on fess between 3 cock's heads erased sa. combed and wattled gu. greyhound courant between 2 pheons or, all within border az. platée ,impaling 41y 1 and 4 gu. chevron between 3 quatrefoils or (for Crump) 2 and 3 ar. 3 hammers sa. (Hamerton). Helmet and mantling. Crest of Crump, a cock's head as in the Arms. Motto, Virtuti vigila.