North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Coward

 

Coward Burton In Kendal

(S. altar tomb). Here lies Interred the offspring of William & Eleanor Coward of Lancr. Matthew their Son, died 15th May 1777 aged 1 years. & 2 Memory of Ann their daughter died July 1796 aged 22 years. Alice their daughter died 2l July 1797 aged 19 Y. (Brass). Stop, Friend, behold & cast an Eye Then go thy way, prepare to Die, Repent in time, make no delay, Death e'er (sic) our prime took us away Also William Coward, Father of the above Children died Decemr. 8th 1801 aged 60 years. Also Eleanor his wife, died Decemr. 25th 1801 aged 64 years.

Coward Grasmere

(N). Sacred memory of Jeremiah Coward, Skelwith Bridge, who died January 12th 1871 Aged 81 years. And of Agnes the Beloved Wife of Jeremiah Coward, Skelwith Bridge, who died on the 4th Day of February 1856 Aged 66 years. Also of John,eldest Son of the above, who died September . 22nd 1858 Aged 44Y.

Coward Grasmere

(S). To the memory of Dorothy Fleming late of Spring Cottage, Loughrigg who died 12th Novr. 1834 aged 61 years. When the last hour of life draws nigh, And Mercy summons us on high, We'll think of thee and learn to die, Our Mother. Also of Thomas Fleming her Husband who died February 4th 1840 aged 77

Coward Kendal

(In. N). In memory of John Coward who was a Manufacturer of Ferret Silk in Kendal forty years. & supported through life the Character of an upright & honest Man. He died 31st of December 1798 aged 69. Hannah the Wife of John Coward & daughter of William Burton formerly of Dent in the county of York, was a Woman of the strictest Integrity& departed this life 2nd of May 1799 in the 65th years. of her age. Also near this place were interred three sons viz : The Reverend Joseph Coward Memory of A. on the Foundation of Queen's College, Oxford aged 31. Benjamin who had distinguished himself at School in Classical Literature died in his 18th years. , Henry, the youngest son, aged 21, & one daughter Margaret who died an Infant. Also near this place were interred Hannah Coward who died February . 20th 1825 Aged 64, And William Coward, Surgeon, who died Janry. 9th 1833 Aged 74.

Coward Kendal

(Floor of aisle N). William Coward 1833.