North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Branthwaite


Branthwaite Askham

(S) In memory of John Branthwaite of Helton who died May 17th 1798 aged 44. Vain world adien, I've seen enough of thee, And careless am what thou can say of me, What Faults you've seen in me take care to shun And look at Home, enoug.h there's to be done. Also Ann Branthwaite widow of the above who died November 17th 1823 aged 63 years. Nanney their daughter died May 12th 1822 aged 27 years. And Isabella their daughter who died June 30th 1824 aged 32 years. Mary Mounsey died Oct. 22nd 1857 aged 70.

Branthwaite Askham

(S). In memory of John Branthwaite who died June 3rd 1862 aged 72 years. , also of Elizabeth his wife who died May 22nd 1872 aged 76 years. Also of James their son who died July 29th 1847 aged 87. Also of Edward who died March 26th 1866 aged 32 years. Also Joseph who died November 1st 1867 aged 40 years. , and of Eleanor Nichols their daughter who died January 15th 1871 aged 38 years.

Branthwaite Kendal

(Bellingham chapel). Memorial.- This is to certify that the Brass Plates to the East of this Inscription were collected from the Floor and Pew doors of this church, during its Restoration in 1851 and 1852, and were carefully preserved and are precisely the same as they were found at the time. In testimony whereof we have caused this Brass plate to be engraved. Joseph Watkins Barnes, vicar of Kendal. William Chaplin, curate; churchwardens, John Mann, churchhusband, Edward Branthwaite, Isaac Edmondson, Joseph Barrow, Robert B. Hunter, Rainforth Hodgson, Samuel Compston, Thomas Busher, Henry Cragg, Thomas Brockelbank, Anthony Nicholson, Joseph Morton, Christopher Birkett, John Washington, Parish clerk.