Grave of James Tate & Family

Lightcliffe Old Church



The grave of James Tate & family at Lightcliffe Old Church

Epitaph

Here lieth the bodies of James & Mary Tate of Yew Trees,
likewise their sons John, James & William, also three daughters of William Tate, Hannah, Jenet and Alice.
Within this silent tomb lies slumbering here, the dust of three children, free from all pains, pride, malice and sedition.
Happy are they that be in this condition anno domini 1772
In memory of William, son of the above mentioned James Tate, who departed this life on the 25th day of April 1806, aged 93 years.
Also of John, son of the above mentioned William Tate who departed this life on 1st day of July 1809 aged 51 years.
Also of Hannah, relict of the above mentioned William Tate who departed this life on 27th day of September 1810 aged 96 years.
In all affectionate remembrance of Matilda Tate of Yew Trees, Lightcliffe who died January 30th 1881 in the 85th year of her age. Her end was in peace

This image [MG5.JPG] was kindly submitted by Margaret Grinnell



© Malcolm Bull 2018
Revised 09:09 /23rd September 2018 / ph2600 / 4954

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