North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Cornthwaite


Cornthwaite Heversham

(N). Sacred memory of the late George Cornthwaite, Joiner, of Milnthorpe, who died November the 11th 1853 aged 64 years. Also of Mary, Wife of the above who died Sepr. 4th, 1871 Aged 84 years. Also of G. Gibson their Son who died Octr 8th 1861 Aged 33 years. Also of Nancy, their daughter who died March 31st 1868 Aged 45 years.

Cornthwaite Heversham

(S). In memory of John Cornthwaite of Stainton who departed this life December 2nd, 1848 aged 45 years. " Blessed are the dead which die in 6he Lord." Reverend XIV. ch. 13 v. Also Agnes, widow of the above who died at. Kendal June 5th, 1875 aged 65 years.

Cornthwaite Heversham

(S. flat stone). Here lieth the Body of Robert Cornthwaite of Milnthorpe who departed this life October. . . 1736 Aged 7(0 or 2) (Regis. 15 Oct. 1736, buried Robt.Ct. of Memory of p.).

Cornthwaite Kendal

(W. altar tomb). Thomas Cornthwaite late of this Town, Whitesmith & Iron-founder died the 17th day of August 1796 Aged 56. The fame of this truly ingenious Mechanic need not be sounded here, he hath raised to himself a more durable Monument in the many useful Inventions by which he hath contributed to the good of Mankind. Also Elizabeth his Wife died the 7th day of June .1785, in the 41st years. of her age.

Cornthwaite Kirkby Lonsdale

(W. column.) Sacred memory of Alice Clark, aged 31 y; Agnes Walling aged 25; Bella Cornthwaite, aged 20; Hannah Armstrong aged 18; Agnes Nicholson aged 17, all of whom were hurried into eternity, in the awful destruction by fire of the Rose and Crown Hotel in this town, on the night of the 6th of December 1820. (E. side). In the midst of life we are in death. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God. Thou turnest man to destruction and sayest, return ye children of men. Thou carriest them away as with a flood, they are as a sleep in the morning, they are like grass which groweth up. In the morning it flourisheth and groweth up, in the evening it is cut down and withereth. Erected by voluntary contributions.