North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Foxcroft

 

Foxcroft Askham

(In. S. Transept). Benjamin Foxcroft dyed 24 September . 1761 aged 68. Benjamin his son, of St. Jas. Street, Westminster, dyed I October 1769 aged 33. Anne his daughter dyed 21 September . !749 aged 17. Sarah Foxcroft, widow, erected this Stone to Memory of of her husband and Children, all buried near this place.

Foxcroft Askham

(W. altar tomb). Sarah Foxcroft, widow, died 3rd June 1779 aged 81.

Foxcroft Heversham

(S). In memory of Thomas Foxcroft who died November 28, 1805 Aged 24. This Stone was erected by his Friend Johanna Garnett.

Foxcroft Kirkby Lonsdale

(S. Flat stone, N. of Battersby altar tomb).1 In Memory of Simon Battersby of Biggins only son of Simon Battersby of South House, Horton, Ribblesdale Gentn. B. 1660 died March 25th 1730. Dorothy Lightbourne his wife born June 2nd, 1659 died May 29th 1717. Jane Foxcroft wife of John Foxcroft of Holm House, Whittington Gent. and only sister of Simon Battersby Janry. 24th 1635 d. (blank). Edward Battersby son of Simon Battersby born May 2nd 1685 died April 15th 1750. Margaret Ward his wife born Decbr. 18th 1693 died Decbr. 31st 1770.