Grave of Elisha Saltonstall & Family

Steep Lane Baptist Chapel, Sowerby



The grave of Elisha Saltonstall & family at Steep Lane Baptist Chapel, Sowerby

Inscription


In Memory of
     
JOSHUA SON OF ELISHA AND HANNAH SALT
INSTALL FIELD IN SOWERBY who died Novr
30th 1824 aged 11 months
     
This lovely bud so young and fair
called hence by early doom
just came to show how sweet a flower
in paradise would bloom
     
also JOSHUA brother of the above who
died April 25th 1828 aged 1 year and 13 days
     
The great Jehovah full of love,
an Angel bright did send
to fetch away this harmless dove,
to joys that never end
     
also JOSEPH son of the above who
died April 23rd 1832 aged 6 months
     
also ELISHA brother of the above
son of ELISHA AND HANNAH SALTONSTALL
who departed this life December 22nd
1858 aged 40 years
     
For years he suffer'd here below
in pain that was severe,
but he has gone to heaven above
and he was welcome there
     
also ELISHA father of the above
who died October 9th 1868 aged 77 years
     
HANNAH wife of ELISHA SALTONSTALL who
died Feby 1st 1879 in her 88th year
     
GRACE the beloved wife of JOHN WILSON SALTONSTALL who died
September 15th 1897 aged 72 years



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