406 NOTES AND QUERIES. [12 S.X.MAY 27, 1022. e. Viro optimo meliora merito hoc monumen- tum erexit Moerens Soror Dna. Priscilla Whalley, septuaginta annos nato, nonis octobris denato, s^xto idus sepulto, anno salutis humanae. 1727. n. Hujus ecclesiae nuper rectoris fidelissimi, in tuendis ejus juribus strenuissimi : erga Deum pii : sibi duri : amicis percari : omnibus facilis ac benevoli : morum gravitate venerandi, viri . . . si quis alius amantissimi, humilis, modesti, ac injuriarum patientissimi, contemptoris mundi valde, et celestia anhelantis, Ecclesiae, Patriae, Monarchiaeque Anglicanae cultoris inflexibilis. w. Blank. 46. 1 yd. s. from 43 on a s.u.s. : words f.w. but much perished, s. broken in half from top to bottom. Here . . . body of Thomas T ... he dep. . . . 55th yea. of his age. "When ... th ... yemus . . . ndpa . . ." 47. 1ft. s. from 46 on an ob. s. altar tomb which has a sundial fixed on west end of same at top. w. In memory of Susanna,* wife of Carlton Harcourt, Esqr. who depa . . . d this life the 2(1 ?) of December, 1758, aged 5 6 years. s.e. and n. sides. Blank. At east end of this tomb a foot-stone is placed insc. as under : A. H., 1836 [Ann Hale, Feb. 17, or Alfred Haselham, March 16] ; W. H., 18 10 [no one with these initials in the register for 1810]; and on north side of same are four foot- stones as below, without dates : J. K. B. ; M. B. ; II. B. ; E. B. 48. 2|yds. s.e. from 47 on a t.u.s. ; w.f.w. Sacred to the memory of Joseph Covington, who departed this life on the 4th of December, 1828, aged 58 years.
- ' Farewell vain world, I've had enough of thee,
And now am careless what thou say'st of me ; Thy smiles I count not, nor thy frowns I fear, I am now at rest, my head lies silent here." 49. 1ft. s. from 48 ; s.w.f. In memory of William Braybrooks,t who died May 30, 1766, aged (5 ?)0 years. Reader. 50. 2|yds. e. from 47 on a m.u.s. ; w.f.w., much sunk in ground. Henry Smith, died Oct. 1st. 1846, aged 76 years. 51. 6yds. ruw. from 50 and lyd. s. from 47 on a s.u.s. ; w.f.w. In memory of William Saunders, who died July 17, 1809, aged 67 years. " Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord." 52. 4yds. s. from 51 on a s.u.s. : w.f.e. In memory of Elizabeth Surridge, the wife of Thomas Surridge, who died August *27, 1807, aged 62 years. " Let friends no more my suffering mourn, Nor view my grave with a concern ; O cease to drop the pitying, tear . . . got beyond the reach of fear." 53. 1ft. s. from 52 on a s.u.s. ; w.f.e. much sunk in ground. In memory of Thomas ye Son, of Willm. & Sarah Bass, who died Feb. ye 12, 1771, aged 9 months. 54. 4|yds. s. from 53 on a s.u.s. ; w.f.w. In memory of Martha. J wife of Buckle Smart, who
- 1758. Susanna, the wife of G. Gascoign Har-
court, of the parish of St. Cuthbert, was buried Dec. ye 28th. t 1766. William Braybrook was buried June 1 (age not recorded). J 1792. Septr. 30, Martha, wife of Buckle Smart from S. Paul's). died Sept. 27, 1792, aged 3(4 ?) years. Also three of their children, died in their infancy. 55. 2yds. s.w. from 54 on a m.u.s. ; w.f.w. To the' memory of Elizabeth Whittaker, who departed this life on the thirteenth of July, 1820, aged 31 years. There is a foot-s. in front of this which has on it : A. F.,* 1829 ; J. F.,t 1836. 56. Sins. n. from 55 on a t.u.s. ; w.f.w., lower part all peeled off. " I look for the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come." Sacred to the memory of Joyce, relict of the late John Grigg, Esqr., formerly a surgeon at Bath, who departed th . . . On foot-stone: J. G., 1844; E. E., 1832; M. E., 18324 57. 2|ft. n. from 56 on a s.u.s. ; w.f.e. : stone of a very perishable nature. William Leeds, died Sept, 11, 17 (0 ?) (3 ?), in 7- year of His age. He . . . and John . . . 58. lyd. n. from 57 on a t.u.s. ; w.f.w. In memory of Sarah, wife of Edward Langley of this town, surgeon, who died June 8th, 1816, aged 44 years. Frederick, son of the above, born April 8th, 1809, died October llth, 1824. Also of six infant children. Ann, second wife of the above Edward Langley, died in St. John's Parish, February 9th, 1849, aged 86 years. 59. 3Jyds. w. from 58 on a m.u.s. ; w.f.e. In memory of Ann, wife of Samuel Francis, who departed this life October 25th, 1829, aged 27 years. Also John, son of Saml. and Mary Francis, died April 18, 1836, aged 1 year and 7 months. (This stone is broken in half just- below the date and the other part has a four-lined verse or text which is almost all obliterated.) "Him . . ." 60. 7yds. n. from 59 on a m.u.s. ; w.f.w. Memorv of Robert . . . /s on. He departed this life May ye 2(6?), 17(4 ?)3 in ye 62 year of his age. 61. lyd. s. from 60 on a m.u.s. ; w.f.w. In memory of Ann Sisson, who departed this life on the 13th of January, 1831, aged 69 years. 62. 2ft. s. from 61, n a m.u.s. ; w.f.w. In memory of Catherine, wife of Charles Covington, and daughter of William and Kitty Francis, who departed this life January llth, 1847, aged 23 years. " Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord." Charles Covington,|| died November 2nd, 18-7, aged 25 years. 63. Close to 62, s. from it on a m.u.s. ; w.f.w. In memory of Maria, the wife of John Francis and daughter of Thomas and Sophia Clare, who departed this life on the 1st of June, 1846, aged
- 1829. Anne Francis, Bedford, October 29 ;
27 yr. G. H. Bowers, P. Curate of Elstow, Beds. f 1836. John Francis, St. Paul's, April 20th; 20 months. G. A. Burnaby, Rector. J 1844. No. 474. Joyce Gregg Eastaff, St. Paul's, January 12th ; 89. G. A. Burnaby, Rector. 1832. No. 262. Emma Frances Eastaff, St. Paul's, Bedford, September 27th, 1832; 14 years. Philip Hunt, Rector. 1832. No. 261. Mary Elizabeth, St. Paul's, Bedford, September 27; 1832; 12 years. Philip Hunt. Rector. 1743. Buried, Robert (Weaver), May 28th. || 1847. Charles Covington, Well Street, Bed- ford, Novr. 5 ; 25 yrs., H. B. Worthington.