Holy Trinity Churchyard: Monumental Inscriptions

By Kathryn Betts

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Photo:20: In Memory of / MARY ANN wife of /SIMEON MORTLOCK/ who died August 6th 1860/ Aged 49 years/SUSANNAH, wife of/SIMEON MORTLOCK/ who died January 20 1865/ Aged 45 years./ Also WILLIAM, son of/ SIMEON and MARTHA M0RTLOCK/ who died Nov. 1st 1848/ Aged 19 years./ The days of man's pilgrimage/here. How fleeting uncertain/ and few./ Say reader dost thou hold / too dear/ A world that thus claims/thy adieu?/ A home art thou seeking on high/ Thro' Jesus the, truth/ and way?/For thou too in dust must soon lie/ And worms eat the dwelling of clay./

20: In Memory of / MARY ANN wife of /SIMEON MORTLOCK/ who died August 6th 1860/ Aged 49 years/SUSANNAH, wife of/SIMEON MORTLOCK/ who died January 20 1865/ Aged 45 years./ Also WILLIAM, son of/ SIMEON and MARTHA M0RTLOCK/ who died Nov. 1st 1848/ Aged 19 years./ The days of man's pilgrimage/here. How fleeting uncertain/ and few./ Say reader dost thou hold / too dear/ A world that thus claims/thy adieu?/ A home art thou seeking on high/ Thro' Jesus the, truth/ and way?/For thou too in dust must soon lie/ And worms eat the dwelling of clay./

Photograph by Malcolm Woods

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