Grave of Rev Edward Sandford & Family

Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland



The grave of Rev Edward Sandford & family at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland

Epitaph


BENEATH THIS STONE
REST THE REMAINS
OF EMILY, DAUGHTER OF THE REVEREND
EDWARD SANDFORD, INCUMBENT OF ELLAND
WHO DIED THE 10TH DAY OF JUNE 1857;
AGED 18 MONTHS.

ALSO IN MEMORY OF THE REVEREND EDWARD SANDFORD FOR NINETEEN YEARS INCUMBENT AND RECTOR OF THIS PARISH WHO DIED DECEMBER 18TH 1879, AGED 61 YEARS.    When from the dust of death I rise To claim my mansion in the skies E'en then shall this be all my place JESUS hath lived and died for me.    ALSO IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF MARY, RELICT OF THE REVDE. SANDFORD WHO DIED AT LEAMINGTON AGED 83 YEARS AND WAS THERE INTERRED FEBRUARY 15TH 1898.    "When He hath tried me I shall come forth as gold."

[Taken in March 2012]

This image [HH515.JPG] was kindly submitted by Derrick Habergham



© Malcolm Bull 2018
Revised 07:25 /15th March 2018 / ph4943 / 4446

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