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Description: 3 Headstones to Raine Family About 20 Metres South of Church of St Romald
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 111338
OS Grid Reference: NY9951822092
OS Grid Coordinates: 399518, 522092
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5940, -2.0090
ROMALDKIRK MIDDLE GREEN
(North side, off)
29/165 Inset Three headstones
to Raine family
about 20 metres
south of Church
of St. Romald
Group of 3 Small headstones: William Raine died 1753; Ann Raine died 1771; John
Raine died 1772. Sandstone.
Headstone to William Raine has small semicircular top with moulded inner edge.
Sunk panel with inscription. Reverse bears poem:
The thread of life was Early spun
and Death eclipsed my morning sun
From my sad Cradle to my sable (chest)
Poor pilgrim I did find few years of rest
But now I rest my soul ... (illegible)
Headstone to Ann Raine has scrolled top above cornice. Raised panel bears
inscription of largely illegible poem beginning: Lament her not ...
Headstone to John Raine has scrolled-pedimented top. Raised panel with
inscription: HERE lyes (sic) the BoDy of John Raine who Died April 28 1772
Aged 81 years.
Listing NGR: NY9951822096
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Source: English Heritage
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