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A substantial slate stone with high round top immediately flanked by rosettes and checked shoulders; at its head, above the wreath "Burgis, Cranbrook":

to the memory of
Joseph RELF,
Yeoman of this Parish,
who died May 12th 1844
aged 73 years.
Left surviving Frances his widow
& two children, 1 son and 1 daughter, viz:
Joseph and Frances-Jane.

Haslewood p22-23 adds words not visible on this stone:

Also Caroline Elizabeth,
daughter of the above
Joseph and Frances RELF
who died September 13th 1843
aged 22 years.
"Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints".

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