Grave of Benjamin Rushton

Lister Lane Cemetery



The grave of Benjamin Rushton at Lister Lane Cemetery Plot 3577

Inscription


In Memory of
THE LATE
OLD AND TRIED PATRIOT
BENJAMIN RUSHTON,
OF OVENDEN,
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE JUNE 17TH 1853,
AGED 68 YEARS
   
An honest man here lies at rest,
As e`er God with his image blest;
The friend of man, the friend of truth;
The friend of age, and guide of youth;
Few hearts like his, with virtue warm`d,
Few heads with knowledge so inform`d;
If there`s another world, he lives in bliss,
If there is none, he made the best of this
   
ALSO OF SARAH, WIFE OF ZIMRI RUSHTON,
WHO DIED MARCH 26TH 1870 AGED 66 YEARS.
   
ALSO OF JAMES LONGBOTTOM, WHO DIED
NOVEMBER 4TH 1896, AGED 62? YEARS.

[Taken in July 2013]



© Malcolm Bull 2019
Revised 12:44 /9th October 2019 / ph8720 / 4159

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