North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Milton

 

Milton Kendal

S. m. Samuel Milton, late of Highgate, linen merchant, he died on the 2lst day of March 1803 aged 73 years. Also of Ann. his wife daughter of Mr. George Waller of Kirkland, late Town Clerk of this Burgh. She died the l8th day of April, l799 aged 77 years. Lucy the youngest daughter of Samuel and Ann Milton, died September l0th 1766 aged 15 years. (Mr. Jennings' copy, 1861).* * This black marble monument on freestone base, and a white marble slab let into the centre, was protected by iron palisades, and stood at the E. of the church against the outer gable of the Bellingham Chapel. Part of the base and all the rails were removed in 1850-2, and on the gable being rebuilt in 1869, the monument fell to pieces. (Mr. Jennings).