North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Monkhouse


Monkhouse Barton

(S). Sacred memory of William Monkhouse who departed this life 23rd November 1861 (at his residence in Liverpool) in the 39th years. of his age. Also of John Monkhouse, Father of the above who departed this life 14th May 1855 aged 67 years. Also of Anne wife of J ohn Monkhouse who departed this life 20th April 1856 aged 72 years. For he whom death so early hath cut down, Was ripe for heaven in grace's fullest bloom, Ah! think that now he wears the golden crown, And soon shall rise triumphant o'er the tomb.

Monkhouse Heversham

(E). In memory of Sarah Monkhouse who died the 19th day of May 1840 aged 81 years. “There remains therefore a rest for the people of God. "

Monkhouse Kirkby Stephen

(In. W., S. aisle). In memory of Elizabeth; widow of the Reverend Edward Croft, died May 15th, 1783 aged 75, she was the only child of Henry Wilson of Black Hall in Kendal Esquire, & Catharine his wife, daughter of Thomas Monkhouse of Winton Esquire.

Monkhouse Long Marton

(E. wall of chancel). In memory of his father George Bellas who died in the 81st years. of his age 1736, and of his mother Elisabeth who died in her 86th years. this stone was layed by their son Joseph A.D. 1743 who died July 2d. 1766 aged 76, and Margaret his wife who died June 21st, 1787 aged 87. (4 brasses on stone 1792 & 1889). 1, On the 1st June 1792 the ancient Family surname of Bellasis was duly registered at the College of Arms. 2. Propitietur Deus Mariæ sorori natu maximæ Josephi predicti necnon uxori Thomæ Monkhouse de Fieldhead in parochiâ de Burgh infra Stainmore et nuptæ in hâc Ecclesiâ S. Margaritæ A.D. 1702. 3. Propitietur Deus Joannre, sorori natu minimæ Josephi predicti necnon uxori Josiæ Raisbeck de Battleburgh in parochiâ vicinâ S. Michælis, et baptizatæ in hâc Ecclesiâ S. Margaritæ A.D. 1688. 4. In memory of the sisters of the Reverend G. Bellasis, died D., Rector of Yattendon & Vicar of Basilden & Ashampstead, Berks, Elizabeth wife of the Reverend William Kilner, Rector of Dufton, born 30 Oct. 1728 at Long Marton died æt. 89; Emma wife of the Reverend Nathaniel Springett, B.A., of Brasenose College, Oxford, born 26 December 1732 at Long Marton, died æt. 61 ; Hannah, wife of Thomas Crosby of Kirkby Thore, born 11 June 1735 at Long Marton, died æt. 81, and Margaret, wife of John Hill of Crackenthorpe, born 4 June 1738, died æt.79. Quorum animabus propitietur Deus. Mary wife of Hugh Bellasis died July 16th 1819 aged 73 years. Hugh Bellasis son of Joseph died January 21st 1825 aged 85 years. Joseph son of John and Hannah Bellasis died Oct. 19, 1816 aged 25 weeks. Daniel, son of John and Hannah, died March 26th 1826 aged 4 years. William, son of John and Hannah, died August 8th 1827 aged 12 years. Jane daughter of John and Hannah. died January 19, 1835 aged 8. John, son of John and Hannah, died June 21st 1848 aged 24 years.

Monkhouse Ormside

(S) Here lie the remains of Ann Monkhouse, relict of the late Reverend . William . Monkhouse, Vicar of Morland & formerly Rector of this Parish. She died January 29, 1842 in the 77 years. of her age.