North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Fenwick


Fenwick Kendal

(In brass, Bellingham chapel). Here lieth interred Benjamin Fenwick Esq. a worthy Descendant from the Antient Family of Nunriding in Northumberland who died November the 15th 1752 in the 84th years. of his Age. This laudable Gentleman truly zealous and firmly strenuous for the Glory of his Prince and the Good of his Country spent sixty years. in the Marine Service, with unblemished Honour, and undeviating Fidelity. As a just Reward of his gallant Actions, His Sovereign gave him the Command of a man of war. In that important Post He fought the Enemies of Great Britain with intrepid Courage, meritorious Conduct, and memorable Success. Mrs. Lambert, his Niece, ordered this Inscription as a solemn Testimony of her great Regard to his merit and gratefull Affection for his memory.

Fenwick Kendal

(In. brass, Bellingham chapel). Here lie the Remains of Mrs. Jane Fenwick, a Descendant from the worthy Family of the Fenwicks of Overborrough in Lancashire who died July the 5th 1753 aged 57 years.

Fenwick Kirkby Lonsdale

(W. altar tomb). In memory of Nicholas Fenwick of Kirkby Lonsdale who died July 23rd 1801 aged 69 years.