North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Thexton

 

Thexton Beetham

(In. floor N). Frances Thexton 1844.

Thexton Beetham

(Window W). Blessed are the dead. i. h. s. Pater est Deus non est filius &c. i. h. s. {brass) To the glory of God and in m. John Yeats Thexton of Ashton House, who died 12 July 1859 aged 40.

Thexton Beetham

(W. cross). In memory of John Yeats Thexton who died July 12th 1859 aged 40, also of his son Edward Yeats Thexton who died March 27th 1874 aged 27.

Thexton Beetham

(In. brass under pulpit). To the glory of God +. In memory of the Reverend . Joseph Thexton 32 years. Vicar of this Parish + Given by his daughter 1875.

Thexton Beetham

(In. W). In the chancel are interred the remains of the Reverend . Joseph Thexton, who faithfully discharged his duties as vicar of this parish upwards of thirty two years. , and died much lamented by his friends and parishioners June 27th 1844 aged 81 years. He " came to his grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in, in his season." Job 5 ch. 26 v.

Thexton Beetham

(In. N). John Yeats of Beetham departed this life the 5th of April 1813 having completed his 80th years. He was an indulgent husband, and an affectionate father ; he left behind him to lament his loss a widow with a son and daughter , who caused to be erected this memorial of conjugal and filial regard. Sarah Yeats, relict of the above died the 3rd of September 1822 Aged 81 years. , much lamented by the neighbouring poor. Jennet their elder daughter , and Wife of the Revd. Joseph Thexton, Vicar, died the 19th of February 1823 Aged 40. {Arms. Ar. 3 gates gu. impaling Ar. within 2 bendlets gu. 3 trefoils slipped vert.