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Tall stone with oval top, the MI in elegant lettering generously spaced below a carving of a cherubic head surrounded by stylised foliage

In memory of
John, son of Thos and
Sarah ROUST of this parish,
who died Septr 23rd 1783
aged 47 years.
Near this place lyeth the body
of William, son of Thosand
Ann Roust. He died Feby 2nd 1791
aged 15 years.
All you that come my grave to see,
prepare yourselves to follow me.
Prepare for death, make no delay,
I in decline was snatcht away.

Haslewood p87-88


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