North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Burton


Burton Burton In Kendal

(Arms in Burton church as shown in Hill MSS. ii. 305). 41y. I. ar. saltire sa (Middleton); 2. or. 3 fleurs de lis az. (Betham); 3. ar chief indented az. (Burton of Burton ?) 4. fusily ar. & sa. (Croft).

Burton Cliburn

(In. chancel). " Mine, saith the Lord of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels." Sacred to the most dear memory of Sophia Portia wife of the Revd. C. W. Burton Memory of A. Rector of this Parish & second daughter of the late Sir William Pilkington, eighth Baronet, of Chevet, & of his wife Lady Milborne.Swinnerton-Pilkington. She died of consumption after two years. of patient suffering on the 19th of September . 1861 in the 34th years. of her age. A guileless & unselfish spirit, sweetness of disposition & gentleness of manners endeared her to all. This tablet by her deeply sorrowing husband.

Burton Grasmere

(In N. urn). To the memory of Edward Burton Esqr. who departed this life March 7th A.D. 1834 aged 26. This tablet is erected by his affectionate and afflicted widow. Flos ante diem flebilis occidit.

Burton 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.

Burton Kirkby Lonsdale

(W. Cross). In memory of Edwin Burton born April 22nd 1883 died March 21st 1884, also Edmund his brother who died June 28th 1885 aged six m. An April flower was this Whom none could help but love; He leaves this world of care To bloom in heaven above.

Burton Kirkby Thore

(S). Here lies William Burton, Curate of Temple Sowerby, died April the 2 A.D. 1745 aged 81.

Burton Long Marton

"The following escutcheons were in the quire, east and side windows, in Machell's time." Hill MSS. iv. 3, 293. I. ar. 3 roses gu. over all 3 bars az. (Greystock) ; II.3 escallops (Dacre) ; III. checky, (ar. & az.) fess (gu.) (Clifford) ; IV. (ar.) maunch, within border sa. (Wharton) ; V. Wharton impaling ar. 2 bars gu. on canton of last, mullet or (Lancaster) ; VI. Lancaster; VII. ar. on fess sa. between 3 daws, the two in chief facing one another (? Burton, according to Hill, who notes a chevron between 3 owls, for Thomas B. Knt. as on seals of 15 thcentury in British Museum, and see Coll. Arms, Vinc. 127, 28 (B. of Co. Leic)., but ? (Dawes, see Church Notes vol. I, 87). VIII. (ar.) bend engrailed sa. (Radcliffe, says Hill, according to N. &. B. it is Burton ?).

Burton Shap

(S.) In memory of Henry Burton of Hegdale who departed this life November the 12th 1785 Aged 84 years. And of Margaret his Wife Who died L. June the 8th 1777 Aged 74 years. Also of Henry their Grandson who departed this life June the 19th 1787 Aged 12 Y ., also John Burton son of the above who died December 19th 1818 aged 86 & Mary his wife Who died February 14th 1839 aged 89, also Francis Burton, Son of the above, who died May 16th 1852 aged 74 & Sarah his wife who died 30th July 1859 aged 78, also John Burton, their youngest Son, who died at Penrith October 20th 1870 aged 51 years. " Emigravit." Dead he is not but departed, for the Christian never dies, & Agnes, wife of Henry Burton of Bampton Grange who died February 20th 1870 aged 52.

Burton Shap

(E.) Near this place lieth the Body of James Burton of (Barker Hill) who departed this life July 7 (17) 1778 Aged 77 years. also Sarah his wife who died May 15th, 1779 Aged 76 years.