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PARISH CHURCHYARD

PORCH - EAST

Fourteen gravestones situated in the ground between the east side of the church porch and the southern wall of the Lady Chapel.

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Sileby Churchyard : Porch East

Left to Right : Gravestones PE1 to PE14

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Sileby Churchyard : Porch East - Schematic Plan

 

PE1

 

 

 

Bleffed are the

dead which

die in the

LORD

Rev.XIV.13

 

HERE                                         ALSO      

lieth interr’d ye Body of              HERE lieth ye Body of      

Frances, the Wife of                    Nicholas Parsons                

Nicholas Parsons                         He departed this Life         

 She departed this Life                 October the 7th                   

  August the 4th                             In the Year of our Lord        

    In the Year of our LORD            MDCCLXVI                           

  MDCCLX                                     and the 71ft Year                  

Aged LXVI                                    of his Age                            

 

Sad caufe of grief ! for here in duft,                           Beneath this Stone a faithful Friend is laid,   

Lies a dear friend, good, Virtuous, Just,                     Who has ye common Debt of Nature paid,    

Great caufe of joy ! when Chrift fhall come,              A Lofs to all his Friends he’s left behind ;       

  And break up every Grave and Tomb ;                       But from ys World his Soul has took its Flight 

Whilft at the mighty Sovereign voice,                        To dwell in endlefs Joys, & Sweet Delight.      

Sinners fhall tremble, Saints Rejoice.                                                                                                    

PE2

Here                                                 Here

lieth interr’d the Body of                    lieth interr’d the Body of

John Noon   Gent                               Mrs Ann Noon

             of Mountsorril, who                      the Wife of Iohn Noon Gent  

  departed this life Ianury the 15th             Aforefaid fhe departed         

  In the Year of our Lord 1745                 this Life Iune the 28th      

And the 64th Year of his AGE             In the Year of our LORD 1724

                                                             And the 39th Year of her Age

 

Near this place lie the Bodies of            HERE ALSO lie the Bodies of

four Grandchildren of ye Abovefaid :          two Children of the Abovefaid’s    

the Childn of Tho: Noon Gent of Mouill     they departed this Life Viz :            

by Lucretia his wife they departed                                                            

[sunken]

 

PE3

To

the Memory of

Elizabeth Daughter of

Nicholas Parfons

by Frances his Wife.

She departed this Life

November the 19th 1783

 

In the 56th Year of her Age

 

Here the Wicked ceafe from

troublings, and here the weary

Be at Reft    Job.III.17

PE4

In

AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE

OF

William Stirk,

WHO DIED AUGUST 19TH 1828 ;

AGED 65 YEARS

 

ALSO

Elizabeth, HIS WIFE

WHO DIED NOV. 9TH 1861,

AGED 91 YEARS

 

IN JOYFUL HOPE OF THE RESURRECTION

UNTO ETERNAL LIFE

 

J H JOHNSON

LESTER

PE5

In

AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF

SAMUEL STIRK :

WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE

JULY 26TH 1865

AGED 57 YEARS

 

We are as water spilt on the ground which

cannot be gathered up again

 

ALSO OF

ANN SARSON :

WHO DIED SEPTEMBER 26TH 1866,

AGED 73 YEARS

 

Weep not for me I’m free from pain,

My earthly sufferings o’er ;

I hope to meet you all again,

On a peaceful happy shore

 

J.YATES .LEICESTER

PE6

Prepare to

Meet thy GOD

 

ERECTED

In Remembrance of

 

JOHN STIRK                          ANN, the Wife of

  Who departed                           John Stirk,              

this mortal Life                        she died on           

on the 31st of March                the 8th of January

     1809                                   1810, in the 74th

   Aged 83 Years                            Year of her age         

       

Since life is short & death is sore                 Remember sinner thou must die

     To summons us away                             And then to Judgement come   

 O fly to Christ ! and make secure                If Jesus Christ be not they friend 

                                                              Then meets a fearful doom.

PE7

 

[I]n Memory of

ANN the Wife of

Thomas Bacon

She Died Septr

23d 1784 in the

74 Year of her

 [sunken]

PE8

Here                                 Here                                     Here

lie the Remains of          lie the Remains of              lie the Remains of

Thos Bacon junr              William Bacon                     Ann Bacon     

    He departed this Life      He departed this Life         She departed this Life

    May the 26th                   May the 14th                      October the 30th

1769                                    1772                                       1776  

   Aged 25 Years                  Aged 20 Years                      Aged 20 Years    

 

No tears nor prayers could purchafe reprieve

That we any longer upon the earth might live.

But O dear friends don’t mourn nor grieve no more

Thinking we are loft But only gone before.

PE9

In

the Memory of

ANN, Daughter of

THOS and SARH KIRBY

fhe departed this Life

July 14th 1801

Aged 5 Years

 

Parents whofe hopes are

high who fondly trace

Your future Comfort

in your blooming Race

Drop on this Stone

a fympathetic Tear

[sunken]

PE10

Here

lieth interr’d y[e] Body of MARY

Daughr of MR NICHOLAS

AYNSWORTH by Catherine

his Wife : Who departed this Life

April the 12th Ano Dom

1734 In the 27th Year

of her Age

 

All you that come in Grave [            ]

As I am [                                      ]

Prepare in time no time [                      ]

[sunken]

PE11

Sacred

to the Memory of

ANN CHURCH, who exchanged

this transitory Life, for

an Immortal state :

on the 17th of December 1814 :

Aged 48 Years

 

And shall it be shall my vile dust assume,

Celestial glories in the li[f]e to come

[sunken]

PE12

IN

affectionate Remembrance of

John Church,

OF THIS PARISH

who died May 8th 1829;

Aged 73 Years.

 

ALSO

SARAH, Relict of the above

WHO DIED APRIL 3RD 1840;

AGED 83 YEARS

 

LIKEWISE

LYDIA, Daughter of the above

WHO DIED JULY 17TH 1864;

AGED 71 YEARS

PE13

This Stone

Is erected to perpetuate the Memory of

 

Thos Church, Gent                 Mary the Wife of   

Who exchang’d this mortal     THOS CHURCH Gent   

For an immortal ftate              fhe refigned this Life  

The 3d day of March              the 15th day of January 

1801                                        1788        

Aged 60 Years                         Aged 60 Years      

PE14

In

Memory of

Mrs Ann Alderman

Relict of the late

Mr John Alderman

OF BATTERSEA

WHO DIED

 

[sunken]

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