North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Scaife


Scaife Crosby Ravensworth

(E). + Here lie Lancelot Scaife of Lankaber, Yeoman, and Sarah his wife. He departed life September 18th 1853 in his 58th years. and She September . 20th 1853 in her 55th y. Joseph Thompson of Lankaber, father of Sarah Scaife departed this life August 28th 1819 in his 85th yr.

Scaife Orton

(S). Sacred memory of Jeffrey (sic) Scaife of How who died the 25 November 1805 aged 81 years. Isabel his Wife who died August 2nd 1816 aged 73 years. Also of Thomas Scaife their Son who died November 22., 1837 aged 62 years. And Thomas Scaife Junr. son of the above Thomas Scaife died on the 24th Day of May A.D. 1841 aged 22. years.

Scaife Orton

(S). Sacred memory of Robert Scaife who died at West Lynn in the County of Norfolk on the 8th Day of June 1856 aged 83 years. He was one of the ancient family of Scaifes of Raisgill Hall in this parish and at his own request was buried here. Within this narrow house of Clay I rest until the judgment day, Waiting till time on earth hath fled, When earth and sea give up thefr dead. I shall be raised to life again, Oh may I then with Jesus reign.

Scaife Orton

(S). In loving memory Robert Scaife of Thorne who died 15th Jan 1882 aged 34y.