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Westmorland Church Notes - Fothergill

 

Fothergill Grasmere

(N. cross). In loving memory Merrick Hannay, second son uf George and Ada Joan Fothergill, Who died 13th Oct, 1884, at Allan Bank, Grasmere, Aged 16 m. " Gentle Jesus meek and mild Look upon a little child."

Fothergill Heversham

(N. flat stone). Here lie the Remains of William Herd of Milnthorpe who departed life the 19th of April 1822 Aged 64 years. Also sacred memory of Alice, Relict of the above who died the 3rd day of December 1843 in the 85th years. of her Age at the House of Her Son-in-Law Richard Fothergill Esqre., Tredegar Iron Works, and lies interred at the Parish Church of Bedwelty, Monmouthshire. In loving remembrance John Jackson Forshaw who died May 23rd 1881 aged 40 years. It is the Lord, let him do what seemeth him good. 1 Sam. III. 18.

Fothergill Kendal

(W. altar tomb). Sacred memory of J ames Fothergill late of Kendal, who departed this life April 15th 1845 aged 59.

Fothergill Kendal

(S.E). In this place are deposited the remains of Henry Sewell and Emanuel Fothergill, privates in His Majesty's Royal Westmorland Militia, the former died November 3, 1805 Aged 23, the latter died March 13, 1806 Aged 20. The esteem and respect they were held in by their Comrades in the Regiment in which they had the honor to serve, cannot be better proved than by their unaminous consent and contribution to erect this Stone to perpetuate their memory and to express their regret at the loss they have sustained. Friends take these tears, Mortality's relief, And till we share your joys, forgive our grief, These little rites-on Stone-a verse receive, Tis all a comrade, all a Friend can give.

Fothergill Kirkby Stephen

Here lies the remains of John Fothergil, a Citizen and Livery man of the City of London & thirty eight years. Carpenter to the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, and departed this life the 26th Day of February 1792 aged 79 years. He died deservedly regretted as a Man & heroically so as a Christian.

Fothergill Kirkby Stephen

Near this place (lies) the body of Eve, the wife of Thomas (Fothergi)ll gent, who departed this life the 20th of 8ber. in ye 25 years. of her age, anno Domini 1726.

Fothergill Kirkby Stephen

In memory of Anne Fothergill of Nateby who died November . 8th 1826 aged 67. This stone is erected as a tribute of respect for her faithful services, upwards of 25 years. in the family of the late Arthur Shepherd Esqr. in this County.

Fothergill Kirkby Stephen

Here lies the Body of Hellena, Wife of George Fothergill interred April 5, 1765, . . . also the Bodies . . . Bella and . . . ns and . . .

Fothergill Kirkby Stephen

Life how short, Eternity how long. In memory of Susanna, wife of Michael Fothergill of Nateby who died September . 21st 1801 aged 46. Adieu, blest woman! partner of my life, Thou tender mother, and thou faithful wife; From scandal free, most ready to commend, Most loath to hurt, most proud to be a friend; Her partner's comfort, and his life's relief, Once his chief joy, but now his greatest grief, Her God hath call'd her where he hopes she'll have A bliss more solid than herself once gave.

Fothergill Kirkby Stephen

Life how short, Eternity how long. In memory of Susanna, wife of Michael Fothergill of Nateby who died September . 21st 1801 aged 46. Adieu, blest woman! partner of my life, Thou tender mother, and thou faithful wife; From scandal free, most ready to commend, Most loath to hurt, most proud to be a friend; Her partner's comfort, and his life's relief, Once his chief joy, but now his greatest grief, Her God hath call'd her where he hopes she'll have A bliss more solid than herself once gave.

Fothergill Kirkby Stephen

Boast not, O death ! thy universal reign, For tho' all die, yet all shall rise again. – I Corinthians xv. 26. Near this Stone lies the Body of William Fothergill of Nateby, Slater. He died on the 20th day of December 1787 in the 55th years. of his age, also Dorothy, his wife died on the 19th Day of January 1780 in the 52d years. of her age, also Dorothy their daughter died on the 30th day of April 1777 in the 13th years. of her age. Blest be that Hand Divine, which gently laid Our hearts at Rest beneath this humble Shade ! Then, by the solemn Ties of Friendship dear Let no rude Hands disturb our Bodies here. This Stone was erected by Thomas Fothergill Their Son.

Fothergill Kirkby Stephen

(In.S). This roof was made in 1845 and in the 9th years. of the reign of Victoria. Henry King Memory of A. Vicar, Anthony Davis, George Bailey, John Ellwood, Thomas Fothergill, churchwardens, William Close carpenter, George Bell, plumber.* * On the new roof are sundry arms &c., such as Musgrave, Lowther, Mason, Whitwell, Wakefield, Simpson, &c.

Fothergill Ravenstonedale

(S. aisle, brass). To Memory of Anthony Fothergill late of Brownber Whose natural Talents and acquir'd Knowledge Rendered his character truely respectable. Tho' plac'd in a private station He distinquished Himself by a firm adherence To the cause of Truth, Liberty and rational Religion. His integrity of Heart, Social Disposition, And uncommon abilities gained him general esteem. He departed this (His chequer'd) Life June 13th 1761 aged 75.

Fothergill Ravenstonedale

(S. aisle. E.) Here lyeth the Body of George Fothergill of Tarnhouse Esqr. the Queen's Majesty's Receiver for Westmerland, Lancashire and Cumberland who departed this life Apr. 26. 1681 (Hebrew verses &c. Bp. Nic. visit. 1703).

Fothergill Ravenstonedale

(In. S). Near this Place on the Outside lie The Remains of those two excellent Persons, Henry and Elizabeth Fothergill of Lockholm in this Parish, the Former of whom departed this life April 25,1753 aged 82, The Latter, March 5, 1766 aged 88, after having lived most happily together in the holy State of Matrimony near 53 years. Also the Remains of their two eldest Children and only Daus. Margaret who died December . 16 aged11,& Eliza,Novr.10 aged 9, both in the years. 1713. Also the remains of their sixth Son James, a Youth of Great Hopes, who died Augt. 25, 1739 aged 19. And of their daughter -in-Law Alice Wife of William F. who died in Childbed November 11,1745 aged 23. S. also m. their eldest Son George Fothergill, died D. and Principal of St. Edmund Hall in Oxford where he lies interred who departed this life October 5, 1760, aged 54. He was a Person of great Parts and Learning, and of most exemplary Piety and Virtue, which made his Death greatly lamented. By his side is buried the Body of Hen. Son of William . & Alice F||, Taberdar of Queen's Coll. Oxford, who deceased June 27, 1767. He was a very deserving young Man and learned and knowing above his years. This Monument was erected by their five surviving Sons, Ricd. F||, of Lockholm ; Hen. F||, Memory of A. Rector of Cheriton Bp. in Devonshire ; William . F||, of Crossbank; Tho. F||, died D. Provost of Queen's ColI., Oxford; and Joseph F||, of Waingarths; In the years. of our Lord MDCCLXVII. Arms–-Sa. buck's head erased within bordure engrailed or, impaling Ar. on bend azure 3 dolphins naiant embowed or. (Fawcett).

Fothergill Ravenstonedale

(S). In memory of James Fothergill of Flass who died December . 4th 1862 aged 71 years. Also Mary his wife who died January 18th 1847 aged 66 years.

Fothergill Ravenstonedale

(W). In memory of John Fothergill of Greenside in this parish who died November 6, 1861 aged 53 years.

Fothergill Ravenstonedale

(S). i.h.s. In loving memory John Fothergill of Flass who departed this life 9th March 1885 aged 66 years. Also of Ann Elizabeth daughter of the above who departed this life 21st June 1861 aged 1 years. Also of Henry Hunter son of the above who departed this life 16th July 1878 aged 15 years. Also of Mabel King daughter of the above who departed this life 2nd October 1878 aged 20 years.

Fothergill Ravenstonedale

(S, aisle, E.) November . 19, A. Dni. 1676 was interr'd under this stone Julian the wife of George Fothergill of Tarnhouse;(second daughter of Richard Skelton of Armethwaite Castel in the County of Cumberland Esq. . . . issue 3 Sons . . . Daughters. ("Some fragments of Hebrew half worn away, the composure of Mr. Medcalf," &c., see Bp. Nic. Visit. 1703).

Fothergill Ravenstonedale

(W). + In memory of Richard son of John and Ann Fothergill of Greenside who died April 7th 1852 aged 4 years. and 11 m.

Fothergill Ravenstonedale

(W). In memory of Richard Fothergill of Greenside in this parish who died September 24th 1853 aged 74 years. and of Mary his wife who died August 22nd 1828 aged 43 years. Also their children Margaret an infant died January 10th 1822. Mary died April 1st 1826 aged 15 years. Richard died May 27th 1827 aged 1 years. William died at Madeira April 14th 1847 aged 27 years.

Fothergill Ravenstonedale

(W). In memory of William Fothergill late of Brownber who died January 21st 1850 aged 72 years. Also of William his Son who died January 13th 1839 aged 8 years. also of Elizabeth his widow who died October 3rd 1887 aged 82 years.

Fothergill Shap

(E. two brasses on stone). 1. Here lieth the Body of William Baxter of Shapp who was inter'd Denember the 9th Anno Domini 1713 Ætatis suæ 74. Here lieth also the body of George Fothergill of Shapp who was inter'd May the 9th Anno Domini 1714 ætatis suæ 78. 2. Here lie also the Bodies of Henry Fothergill and Eleanor his wife and Thomas their eldest son. Eleanor September 13th 1749 84 Henry Died May 21st 1752 Aged 87 Thomas November . 13th 1752 48

Fothergill Warcop

(S). I.H.S. In memory of Richard youngest son of John and Margaret Fothergill of Warcop who died July 7th 1876 aged 23 years. Also James third son of the above who died April 6th 1877 aged 37 years.