North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Swain


Swain Burton In Kendal

(W. church yard wall). † In Memory of George Swain for 26 years. a faithful servant of Thomas Briggs of this place, died 11th of April 1860 in the 40th year of his age. This stone was erected by his numerous friends in the neighbourhood as a mark of respect and affection.

Swain Heversham

(N). + Sacred memory of Emma wife of William Dorrock Pennington Swain, surgeon, of Sedbergh, Yorkshire, and daughter of the late John Elam Esquire, deputy lieut. for the West Riding. She died August 11th, 1867 aged 39 years. “That which thou sowest is not quickened except it die.”I Corinthians chap. 15, v. 36.

Swain Heversham

(N. coffin-shaped tomb, rail). Glory to God in the highest. S. Luke, Chap. I. And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord, and my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour. Mary Swain, B. in Kendal 24th January 1831, died in Heversham on Palm Sunday 24 March 1839, daughter of Major W. W. Swain and Elizabeth his Wife.

Swain Heversham

(N.ftat tomb). Hosanna. Mary Swain. Ps. LXXlII. 26. My flesh and my heart faileth but God is the strength of my heart and my portion for ever. John XI. 25. Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection and the life, he that believeth in me though he were dead yet shall he live. And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believe thou this. Luke II. 19. But Mary kept all these things and pondered them in her heart.