North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Weatherhead

 

Weatherhead Kirkby Lonsdale

(W. altar tomb). Near this Stone are Interred the Remains of Leonard Weatherhead who died at Keastwick March the 21St 1774 Aged 50 years. Also of Alice his Wife who departed this life March the 26th 1802 Aged 87 years. Once did I bow as thou dost now; And view'd the dead as thou dost me In time thou'lt be as low as I, And some will stand and gaze on thee ! Also the Remains of James Herd who departed this life October the 5th 1806 Aged 81 years. Remember, Man, as thou walk'st by As thou art now, so once was I, As I am now, so must thou be, Prepare for Death; and follow me !