North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Fayrer


Fayrer Heversham

(Chancel N. Pillar). To the memory of Captain Joseph Fayrer of Milnthorp, who died at Cape Coast Castle on the Coast of Africa January 11th 1801 Aged 55. Also of Bridget his Wife who died March 14th 1807 Aged 52. Also of Edward Birbeck Fayrer, their third Son, A Midshipman of the Royal Navy, who died in the Service of his Country being one of the unfortunate Crew of H. Memory of S. Defence, lost in a Storm off the entrance of the Baltic December 23d 1811 Aged 21. This Stone is erected to the memory of his deceased Parents and Brother by R. I. Fayrer, Lieutenant of the R.N..