North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Tarne


Tarne Kendal

(W. altar tomb). Here Lieth the body of William Tarne late of Birks, in New Hutton, Batchelor; who departed this life on .the 18th of May 1778, in the 44th year of his Age. Here also Lyes the Body of Ellin Scales, widow of Edward Scales; of this Town, and Sister to the abovesaid, Who departed this life the 17th of February 1739 and in the . . 6th of her age. (Brass plate); Here lie the Remains of Mr. Robert Green. late of Kendal, Officer of Excise; who died the 13th day of June 1769 aged 64 years. Here also lie the Remains of Elizabeth His Wife, who departed this life the 24th Day of April 1770 aged 63. (Mr. Jennings).