Grave of Archbishop John Tillotson & Family

St Peter's Church, Sowerby



The grave of Archbishop John Tillotson & family at Saint Peter's Church, Sowerby

The grave of Archbishop John Tillotson in St Peter's Church, Sowerby: Graveyard. The Church Stile can be seen in the background


To The Memory
of the Family of Tillotsons of Sowerby
Particularly
of the most reverend Doctor John Tillotson
Lord Archbishop of Canterbury
in the Reign of William & Mary
a Prelate
of distinguished Learning. Piety.
Moderation. and Humanity.
who was born at Haughend in this Township
1630
died November 22nd 1694 in the 65th year of his Age
     
Also
of his Nephew Mr Joshua  Tillotson of Breck
and of Martha his Wife
Daughter of Mr James Stansfield of Bowood
and their issue
John. Joshua. Mary. Elizabeth. Hannah & Martha
     
Martha
alone surviving
erected this Tomb
in the beginning of the Year
1789
died the 26th, was here entombed the 30th July
of the same year

This image [HH54.JPG] was kindly submitted by Derrick Habergham



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