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Broad stone topped by two ovals and a central rosette; tall lettering, the verse in italics

In memory of
Mary, wife of Willm AYEARST,
who departed this life May
the 7th 1787 aged 57 years.
Affliction sore long time I bore,
physicians were in vain,
Till God did please, death should me seize,
and ease me of my pain.
Also in memory of the above
Willm AYEARST of Sandhurst
who died Feby 15th 1799
aged 71 years.

Haslewood p71, who has 1700 in place of 1799 as recorded in registers.

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