Grave of Rev Edward Sandford & Family
Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland
The grave of Rev Edward Sandford & family at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland
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
Revised 13:38 /21st September 2019 / ph4943 / 4450