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Description: Headstone to Thomas Williamson, 5 Metres South of Church of St. Mary
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 111071
OS Grid Reference: NZ1698116673
OS Grid Coordinates: 416981, 516673
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5450, -1.7390
NZ 1616 - 1716 GAINFORD LOW GREEN
(South side, off)
9/118 Headstone to Thomas
south of Church of St.Mary
Headstone. 1777 to Thomas Williamson. Sandstone slab with shaped segmental
head containing relief of angel head and wings. Inscribed: In Remberance of
THOMAS WILLIAMSON late of Summerhouse, who departed this life, Sept. the 9th
1777. Aged 65.
My Sledge and Hammer lie declin'd
My Bellows have quite lost their wind,
My Fires extinct my forge decay'd
My Vice is in the dust all laid
My Coal is spent my Irons gone
My nails are drove my Work is done
My fire dryd Corps lie(sic)here at rest
My Soul Smoke like Soars to be blest
Listing NGR: NZ1698116673
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Source: English Heritage
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