Halifax Parish Church
on a white and red marble monument fixed to the wall of the north aisle
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF JOHN CAYGILL ESQR who departed this life the 22nd of May 1787, Aged 79 years
Under this stone are buried the bodies of eight of the children of Mr John Caygill, of Halifax, merchant, viz Ann, buried Sepr 15, 1703. John, buried Sepr 15, 1704. Samuel, buried Apl. 28, 1710. Elizabeth, buried June 7, 1711. Jane, buried March 12, 1718. Jane, buried Novr 20, 1720. Samuel, buried Febr 21, 1721. Hannah, buried Decr 1, 1725. and the bodies of Ann his wife buried Sepr 10, 1704. Martha his wife buried Augt 29, 1744. Here also was buried the body of the said Mr John Caygill Febr 16, 1757, aged 82. Sacred to the Memory of John Caygill, Esqr, who departed this life the 22nd day of May 1787, aged 79 years Here also lieth the remains of Jane Caygill, widow of the above named John Caygill, Esquire, who died the 25th of July 1806, aged 81 years.
This image is taken from The Monumental & Other Inscriptions in Halifax Parish Church
Revised 11:11 /14th March 2020 / ph2362 / 4503
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