North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Squires

 

Squires Beetham

(S). In memory of John Squires of Beetham, who died April 24th 1877 Aged 78 years. (upwards of 26 years. sexton of this parish). Also of Ann his wife who died August 20th 1877 Aged 76 years. John Squires, Son of John and Ann Squires of Beethom who died August 31st 1856 Aged 28 years. Also of Robert their Son who died December 12th 1857 Aged 28 years. And of Edward their Son who died May 14th 1856 Aged 25 years. Also of Mary their daughter who died October 18th 1834 aged 13 Memory of Also of Agnes their daughter who died June 26th 1847 Aged 8 Y, And of Thomas their Son who died February 1st 1842 an Infant. Also of William their Son who died March 14th 1865 Aged 19 years. Also of Joseph their Son who died August 30th 1866 Aged 29 years. Also of George their Son who died April 3rd 1871 Aged 35 years.

Squires Beetham

(S). In memory of Robert Squires of Beetham who died December 12th 1857 Aged 28 years. A pale consumption gave the fatle (sic) blow The stroke was certain, but the effect was slow. With wasting pains death found me long opprest, Pitied my sighs and kindly gave me rest.