North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Hubbersty

 

Hubbersty Kendal

(In. N). In memory of Zachary Hubbersty of Fallen yew in Underbarrow, Attorney at Law, who died March 13, 1780 Aged 54 years. also of Phillis Hubbersty daughter of John Lodge of Barnard Castle in the County of Durham, she died November 12, 1781 aged 61 years.

Hubbersty Kendal

(In. Bellingham chapel N design by I. Flaxman, R,A., i.e., a mother & 6 children weeping over a tomb. Sacred memory of Zachary Hubbersty of Great Winchester Street, London, Esquire, who died on the 23rd September 1797, in the 41st years. of his age, leaving a discon- solate widow and six children. Few equalled and none excelled him in professional knowledge, and strict integrity; and of whom the learned and virtuous Lord Eldon in a letter of condolence to the deceased's brother observed, " His loss is not more to be lamented by his family than by the profession, of which he was an ornament, and an honour." Also of Phillis Sarah Hubbersty his second daughter who in the following years. lost her life by falling into the sea from the pier in Whitby harbour. This monument is erected by John Lodge Hubbersty, Esqre. Senior Fellow of Queen's College, Deputy High Steward of the University of Cambridge, and Recorder of Lancaster, who has never ceased to lament the loss of the best of brothers and friends.