North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Morton


Morton Crosby Ravensworth

(E). Here are deposited the remains of Eleanor Morton, Wife of John Morton of Kirkland, eldest daughter of Thomas Hodgson of Reagill low field whose regretted departure took place on the 7th day of January 1813 aged 30 years. Also the remains of Thomas Hodgson, younger son of the above mentioned Thomas Hodgson who died much lamented on the 4th day of April 1813, Aged 24 years.

Morton Kendal

(Bellingham chapel). Memorial.- This is to certify that the Brass Plates to the East of this Inscription were collected from the Floor and Pew doors of this church, during its Restoration in 1851 and 1852, and were carefully preserved and are precisely the same as they were found at the time. In testimony whereof we have caused this Brass plate to be engraved. Joseph Watkins Barnes, vicar of Kendal. William Chaplin, curate; churchwardens, John Mann, churchhusband, Edward Branthwaite, Isaac Edmondson, Joseph Barrow, Robert B. Hunter, Rainforth Hodgson, Samuel Compston, Thomas Busher, Henry Cragg, Thomas Brockelbank, Anthony Nicholson, Joseph Morton, Christopher Birkett, John Washington, Parish clerk.

Morton Shap

Here lieth the body of Joseph Morton of Shap who departed this life . . . 1780.