(In. S. brass). In memory of Joseph Furnas
of Dufton who died February 24th mdcclxxv and Rachel his wife, who died August 4th mdcclxxv. both in the 79th year of their age was this monument erected by their eldest son Jonathan Furnas
who died January 6th mdcclxxxvi aged 63 whose remains are deposited in St. Michael Le Belfry Church Yard near the Cathedral in York.* * Two sons of a Christopher Furnas
, of Dufton, brother of Mrs. Elizabeth Bellasis (1658â€“1743) went to Qeeen's College, Oxford; i.e. John, who matriculated 1st July 1702, then aged 18, and proceeded to B.A. 16th April 1706; and Thomas, who was baptized 21st February 1685â€“6 at Dufton, matriculated 21st March, 1703â€“4, then aged 16, proceeded to B.A. 22nd March 1708, and to M.A. 4th July, 1712. This "Mr. Thomas Furnas
, the son of Christopher," is "buried" 16th February , 1724, at Dufton.