Memorial to John Dearden & Family

Saint Mary the Virgin, Luddenden



The memorial to John Dearden & family at Saint Mary the Virgin, Luddenden

Inscription


Near this Place are Bury'd
And this Monument is Erected to their Memories
John  Dearden Eſqr
of Hollings in this Pariſh who died 29th July in the Year 1775,
in the 62nd Year of his Age.
     
Likewiſe his Father, Mother, and two Siſterſ,
And his Daughter Suſanna who died an Infant.
     
Likewiſe
John  Dearden Eſqr his Son
Who departed this Life the 9th June 1786,
in the 30th Year of his Age.
     
Also ELLEN Mother of the last named John Dearden,
buried the 5th of July 1799, in the 85th Year of her Age.

Note how the ſ changes to s between 1786 and 1799.

[Taken in June 2015]

This image [HH572.JPG] was kindly submitted by Derrick Habergham



© Malcolm Bull 2021
Revised 18:07 / 25th June 2021 / 3353

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