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A large stone with damaged top; the central portion of the surface has flaked away:

To the Memory of
Sarah, Wife of John BUCKLAND
of Hollington in Sussex Yeoman,
who departed this Life Sepr the 28th
1805, Aged 73 Years.
Likewise near this place lieth
James, their Son, who died
in his Infancy.
Also the above John BUCKLAND
died May the 5th 1813 Aged 83 Years.
Here lies Benighted in this Silent Grave,
A tender Mother and a Parent brave,
A quiet Neighbour and a faithful Friend,
So as she lived we hope so is her end.

Haslewood p53-54. Register 16.3.1763 James BUCKLAND, s of John.

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