North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Cockin


Cockin Burton In Kendal

(W). died 0. Memory of Near this Stone lies the Body of William Cockin Late of Burton in Kendal who died May the 30, 1801, Aged 65. He was a Man of strong Powers of Mind, of singular Modesty and general benevolence of Heart; a dutiful Son, a kind Brother, and a sincere Friend; a self-taught Philosopher, and a Christian from Conviction. He derived his Faith from the Holy Scriptures, and to his Faith he added Obedience and Repentance; on this threefold Basis he built his Hopes of final and effectual Justification, through the meritorious Sufferings of Jesus Christ. Go, Reader, and Do thou likewise.