Grave of Joshua Lea & Family

Sowerby Parish Church



The tomb of Joshua Lea & family at Sowerby Parish Church

Epitaph


In memory of Joshua Lea of this
Town, who died May 23rd 1737 in
the 67th Year of his Age.
   
Also Susanna his wife who died May
8th 1760 in the 77th Year of her Age
   
Also Joshua Lea son of the above said
Joshua Lea who died Nov. 28th 1741
in the 37th Year of his Age.
   
Also Thomas Lea son of Joshua Lea
sen who died Oct 20th 1772 in the
49th Year of his Age.
   
Also Elizabeth daughter of Joshua
Lea senr who died May 18th 1732
in the 6th Year of her Age.
   
Also Mary daughter of Joshua Lea
junr who died Sepr 10th 1743 in
the 8th Year of her Age.
   
Mary Lea the wife of John Lea esquire of
Haughend died July 18th 1796 AE 79 -.-
   
John Lea esquire of Haughend died Feby 26th
1800 AE 82 – and were both interred in this
Vault – 
   
Also, of Lydia Ann daughter of Charles
Priestley esquire, and great grandaughter of
the above John and Mary Lea, who died
July 16th 1836, Aged 19 Years.
   
Also, of Henry Priestley, of Haughend,
esquire, grandson of the above John and
Mary Lea, who died April 22nd 1837,
Aged 46 Years.
   
Also, of Henry Lea, only child of the
above Henry Priestley and Mary his
his wife who died 29th May 1844.
Aged 13 Years.
   
Also, Charles Priestley aged 58 Years.
who fell asleep April 28th 1851.
   
Until the day break
   
Sculptor: M. Taylor of York

[Taken in 2011]

This image [HH60.JPG] was kindly submitted by Derrick Habergham



© Malcolm Bull 2018
Revised 15:43 /15th March 2018 / ph2317 / 6002

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