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Westmorland Church Notes - Pindar


Pindar Asby

(S. Aisle, S). Near to this Place lies the.Body of Roger Pindar, Esq., who departed this life August 28th, 1776, Aged 61 (or 62). We live to die, we die to live again That we hereafter may with Jesus reign.* *He rebuilt at his own expense the old church bridge. His uncle the Reverend Simon Pindar, Rector of Musgrave, gave £50 to Asby Parish, and died 12 November 1754, ret. 78. Both were natives of Asby Coatsforth. See Parish Register (From a note by Reverend C. B. Norcliffe.)

Pindar Musgrave

(Choir, S). This was Erected at the Charge of the Governours of the Bounty of Queen Anne in Memory of Mr. Simon Pindar, Rector of this Parish, who procured the Bounty at his own expence in the Year of our Lord 1720.