North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Burra


Burra Crosby Ravensworth

(Loose, and in two pieces, churchyard wall, N.) (M)onument Erected . . . . . . . ory James (Bu)rra of Maulels(sic) Meaburne, Interd, the 3d of June 1737 Agd. 88. Here likewise lies the Body of William Burra his Son, who died November the 17th 1748 Aged 56.

Burra Kendal

(E). In memory of John Guy late of Garths, Hut ton le Hay, who died September 17, 1790 Aged 32, also of Mary his daughter who died October 27, 1794 Aged 4, and of Isabella Guy his Mother who died August 2, 1809 Aged 78. Also of Mary Huddlestone who died June 12, 1838 Aged 77 years. also Thomas Burra formerly of Watters near Shap who died September lst 1838 aged 53 years. also Margaret his wife who died May 11th 1854, aged 64 years.

Burra Orton

S. born m. Isabella Burra, wife of William Burra who died at Raisbeck, June 18, 1827 aged 40 years. Robert their son who died March 7, 1815 aged 4 years. William their son who died at Cockermouth April 18, 1358 aged 46 years. Also the above William Burra who died at Park July 18, 1874 aged 88 years. And of Ruth his widow who died June 27, 1888 aged 88 years.