Grave of William Coates & Family

All Souls' Church, Halifax

The grave of William Coates & family at All Souls' Church, Halifax


Here lies the body of
William  Coates
who died on 9th May 1856, aged 36 years.
He was Coachman for 11 years to
Colonel Akroyd MP of Bankfield,
And was not less respected for his faithfulness,
than beloved for his genial temper and kindly disposition.
In affectionate remembrance of
Joseph Coates, son of the above,
who died December 30th 1874, in his 24th year.
Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth
Ecclesiastes 12c. LV.
This stone was given by Col. Edward Akroyd.
Also Elizabeth Pogson,
born Oct. 19th 1818,
died Oct. 4th 1898.
At Rest

© Malcolm Bull 2022
Revised 16:12 / 19th December 2022 / 2838

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