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Low double round headed stone, the surface much obscured by lichen; the left-hand side:.

In memory of
of ye parish.
He died Feby the 1st
1741 aged 40 years.
Left issue one
son and one daughr, Edwd
and Peggy.

On the right-hand side:

Also in
memory of
Edwd, son of
by Margaret
his wife. He
died May the
17th 1757 in ye 21st
year of his age.

Across both sides:

Though young my years
My life Always in pain,
I wish for death,
With Christ for to remain.
The blooming Rose,
Smiles with ye morning Sun,
Just then looks gay,
Withereth and is gone

Haslewood p116

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