North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Bird

 

Bird Appleby St Lawrence

(E.) In memory of John Bird of Drybeck who died October l0th 1828 aged 81 years. & of Isabella his wife who died July 28th 1829 aged 83 years. , also of Sarah wife of Thomas Bird their son who died April 28th 1830 aged 41 years. , also Jane his 2nd wife who died September . 22nd 1865 aged 66 years. , also Thomas Bird, husband of the above who died at Heights, February . 9th 1867 aged 84 years.

Bird Appleby St Lawrence

(E.) In affectionate remembrance of John Bird, late Superintendent of Police at Appleby who died April 15th 1861, aged 61 years. Also Elizabeth his wife who died August 29th 1864 aged 72 years. Also Thomas their son who died at Bishop Auckland December 28th 1871, aged 38 years.

Bird Barton

(S.E.) Sacred memory of John the son of John and Mary Bird of Eamont Bridge who died October 26th 1850 aged 7 years. and 10 m. Also of Mary the wife of John Bird who d. November 23rd 1855 aged 54 y, also of the above John Bird who died April 15th 1864 aged 59 years. Also John Ibbotson grandson of the above who died June 3rd 1865 aged 9 m.

Bird Barton

(W. stone edging). In memory of Joseph Bird of Thorp who died 11th of July 1866 aged 57 years. also of Isabel his daughter who died 18th of March 1858 aged 10 m., A bud nipp'd on earth to blossom in Paradise.

Bird Brough

(S. altar tomb). Here Iyes the Body of John Bird son of . . . . . . . . Postmr. of Brough who Deceased . . . . 170 (? 7) and of D(orothy) Bird His Wife . . . . December . . . . 1701. Also of . . . . Bird their son . . . . Postmr. who died December (21 ?) 1724. (John Bird of Stainmore died 30 September 1716, Dorothy Bird 27 December 1701, Philip Bird, 23 November 1724.– Parish Register )

Bird Clifton

(Choir stall N). B. died 1683.

Bird Clifton

B(IRD). (Pew). I. B. died 1683. (i.e. James & Dorothy Bird. Hill MSS. v. 87. Church visited by Mr. Hill 1848. Under restoration 1886.

Bird Crosby Garrett

(In. choir N). Sacred memory of Dorothy Bird who departed this life March 5th 1834 aged 76.

Bird Crosby Garrett

(In. brass E). In Memory of Isabella the Welbeloved (sic) Wife of William Bird who D. October 23 A.D. 1731 in the 38th years. of Her Age. And Also of Thomas their Son who died in his Infancy in the years. 1723. And Also .of William their Dear Son who died March the 17th 1740 in the 21st years. of His Age.

Bird Crosby Garrett

(In choir N). Sacred memory of the following persons, viz - Isabella the Wife of the Revd William Bird and daughter of the Reverend James Lamb, Vicar of Appleby, died on the 23rd Octr 1731 in the 38th years. of her Age. Thomas their Son died in his Infancy in the years. 1723. William their Son died on the 17th March 1740 in the 21st years. of his age. The Reverend W. Bird Rector of the Parish of Crosby Garrett d. on the 24th Oct. 1746 Aged 72. Isabella daughter of the Reverend James Bird and Mary his Wife died in the years. 1751 in the 4th years. of her Age. Henrietta Maria their daughter died on the 2nd April 1755 in the 2nd years. of her Age. Mary the Wife of the Reverend James Bird and daughter of Henry Dennison Esqre of Kirkby Stephen died on the 16th April 1758 Aged 32. The Reverend James Bird Rector of the Parish of Crosby Garrett died on the 6th June 1761. Aged 47. He was the surviving Son of the above named William Bird and Isabella his Wife. Henry Son of the said James Bird and Mary his Wife died at Calcutta in the years. 1771 Aged 15. The Revd. William Bird Rector of the Parish of Crosby Garrett and one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the Co. of Westmorland died on the 15th February 1822 Aged 76. He was the eldest Son of the said James Bird and Mary his Wife.

Bird Long Marton

(S.E). In memory of John Bird of Brampton who died December . 2nd 1877 aged 76 years. also Elizabeth his wife who died November . 3rd 1874 aged 75 years. John their son who died Octr. 3rd 1856 aged 23 years. Hannah their daughter who died April 22nd 1868 aged 28 years. also Ann Robinson their daughter who died May 11, 1883 aged 47 years.

Bird Musgrave

(W). In loving memory Adam Bird who died 25 October 1871 aged 66 years. and of Mary his wife who died 11 April 1885 aged 76 years. " Peaceful, sleep out the Sabbath of the tomb."

Bird Ravenstonedale

(W). Sacred memory of Thomas Coulston of Wain Garths who taught the Free Grammar School of this Parish many years. with Ability and Reputation and who died September 1st 1757 Aged 60 years. Of Anne Coulston who died June 12th 1789 Aged –(4) years. Wife of the above Thomas and Sister to the Reverend . James Bird A.M. Rector of Crosby Garrett. (Other side). Also to Memory of . . . . . of Wain-Garths . . . . died December . 26th 1784 . . . . . (? Coulston) their only Sister who departed this life . February 18th 1812 Aged 50 years. Pace quiescant.