North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Banks


Banks Brough

(W). Here lieth the mortal remains of William Banks son of John & Ann Banks of Brough who died Octr, 5, 1829 Aged 23 years. Servant of the Lord adieu Now thy bless’d reward is given Now thy dust . . . (remainder illegible),

Banks Kendal

(From fragments on wall of churchyard qnd old vicarage court). Here Lyeth the Body of Mr. William Banks of Stricklandgate, who died May 12th, 1721, in the 3-Y. of his Age. Here lieth the Body of Elinor Banks late wife of the above Mr. William Banks, who departed this life the 12th of April, 1724, in the. . . . Margaret, the daughter of Mr. William and Eleanor Banks, died March 18th, 1723, Aged 9 years. Also Mr. John Banks bf Stricklandgate, their son, died August 13th, 1729, in the 27th years. of his age. (Mr. Jennings’ copy; m. 25 September, 1712, W. B. and Hellen Moore of Stricklandgate, par. reg.

Banks Kirkby Stephen

(Flat tomb on 4 pillars, & anchor). Beneath this stone are deposited the remains of Thomas Wilson, surgeon, formerly of His Majesty's Royal Navy (son of Richard & Nancy Wilson of Kirkby Stephen.) He died November 20th 1831 aged 41. O'er thy cold dust depriv'd of breath No sculptur'd urn we raise Nor mock the lonely house of death With vainly pompous praise. It could not reach th' unconscious ear That mouldering lies below, Nor from it could thy clay cold breast A transient gladness know, But treasur'd in each pensive mind Thy monument shall be Until life's troublous dream is past Our tear shall flow for thee Mary Ann Banks his sister died February 27th 1831, aged 31.

Banks Kirkby Stephen

Mary Ann Banks his sister died February 27th 1831, aged 31.

Banks Shap

(S). Sacred memory of The Reverend Joseph Abbott of Rosegill who died April 26th 1830 aged 53 years. , also of Frances Abbott his wife who died May the 19th 1849 aged 69Y. Let this vain world allure no more, Behold the opening tomb, It bids us use the present hour Tomorrow death may come. Also of Martha Abbott their eldest daughter who died , February 6th 1853 aged 44 years. also of Jane their second daughter wife of T. Banks who died July 31st 1855 aged 45 years. Also Frances their eldest daughter who died at Shap June 8th 1879 aged 62 years.

Banks Warcop

(S). Robert Banks of Sandford who died November . 10th 1762 aged 36 years. Dorothy his wife who died April 25th 1807 aged 84 years. Also Thomas Banks who died March 18, 1838 aged 81 years. Margaret his wife died June 23, 1808 Æ: 42 years. Also Dorothy Bradley B. May 6th 1788, died January 21st 1875.