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Description: Lambert Headstone 6 Metres South of Church of St Michael and All Angels
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236795
OS Grid Reference: NU1822500189
OS Grid Coordinates: 418225, 600189
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2955, -1.7145
(West end, off)
12/126 Lambert headstone
6 metres south
of Church of
St. Michael and
Headstone, 1764 with later additions to inscription. Cut sandstone. Shaped
top has carving of cherub above oval panel inscribed 'Prepare to meet thy
God' and foliage. Inscriptions:
'Here lies Jane, who when in Life
Was Joy, Comfort: Crown and Wife
to Thomas Lambert of Old Felton
The Sweet Remembrance of the Just
Shall flourish when they sleep in Dust'
(to Thomas & George Lambert d.1770 & 1798)
'Be on your Guard, watch and pray
In the Prime of Life we're calld away'
(on reverse, to Isabella wife of George Lambert d.1812)
'In sure and certain Hope to rise,
And claim her Mansion in the Skies,
A Christian here her Flesh laid down
The Cross exchanging for the Crown'.
Listing NGR: NU1822500189
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Source: English Heritage
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