Graves of John Shepherd & Family

Rishworth Particular Baptist Chapel



The graves of John Shepherd & family at Rishworth Particular Baptist Chapel

 

Grave of Mary Ann, daughter of John Shepherd


MEMORY OF MARY ANN,
DAUGHTER OF JOHN AND LUCY SHEPHERD
OF BOOTHWOOD, RISHWORTH,
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
FEBRUARY 24TH 1847
AGED 1 YEAR AND 7 MONTHS
     
WE WOULD NOT CALL THEE BACK, SWEET CHILD,
THOUGH DEAR TO MEMORY STILL,
FOR THOU HAST CROSS'D THE STREAM OF DEATH
TO DWELL ON SION'S HILL

Grave of John Shepherd and his wife Lucy


IN MEMORY OF
JOHN  SHEPHERD
WHO DIED FEBRUARY 13TH 1874
AGED 73 YEARS.
     
LUCY, WIFE OF THE ABOVE JOHN SHEPHERD,
OF RISHWORTH, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
MARCH 25TH 1862
IN THE 59TH YEAR OF HER AGE
     
RESIGNED AND PATIENT TO THE LAST
SHE VIEWED WITH CALM SUBMISSION HER APPROACHING FATE.
AND NOW FAR HAPPIER IS HER LIFE RENEWED
FREE FROM THE TROUBLES OF MORTAL STATE
     
ALSO JAMES M.  SHEPHERD,
SON OF THE ABOVE WHO DIED
OCTOBER 28TH 1873 IN
HOLYOKE, AMERICA, AGED 41 YEARS



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