North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Gorst


Gorst Askham

(In. S. transept, W). To Memory of Edward Bolton, Esqr. of Askham Hall, ob. 25 Jan. 1803 æt. 69, was buried in Preston Church, Lancashire, where lie the Remains, also of his wife Elizabeth (Gorst) ob. 25 March, 1799 æt. 72; and of their only son and issue James ob. 19 September 1783, æt. 19. "Who said to corruption thou art my Father, to the worm thou art my Mother and my sister." JOB.

Gorst Long Marton

(E). Under this stone are deposited the remains of the Reverend Gilpin Gorst, late rector of this Parish & of Kirkbythore who departed this life the 2nd day of May 1803 aged 77 years. Also the remains of Margaret Gorst his wife who died the twenty-third day of July 1785 in the 39 years. of her age.