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FORMER ...................................................TED THIS LIFE ........................................DEC. 1762 AGED 30 YEARS ...........................THE LATTER .............................................FOLLOWING AGED 29 YEARS ........................OF .........................................................RESURRECTION .........................................AND .........................................................IMMORTALITY ..........................................OUT OF THE SABBATH OF THE TOMB ............RAPTURES IN A LIFE TO COME .....................
PART concealed by communion rail.
(Ab.) DANIEL MACKQUEEN, OF KINGSTON PARISH, ESQRE. OB. 8 JULY 1758, AET MARY HIS YOUNGEST DAUR., BY JANE HANBURY MACKQUEEN, HIS 2d WIFE, OB. 27 JUNE 1760, AET. 2 YRS. 10 MTHS. ALSO JAS. MACKQUEEN, MERCHT. OB. 19 FEB 1765, AET. 49.
(Ab.) EDWARD COOK, GENT. OF THE PARISH OF ST ANDREW OB. AET. 25. IN 1716. ALSO HIS DAUR. JOAN COOK, OB. JULY 27, 1715, AET. 2 YRS.
G. M.; Arms, 3 eagles displayed. Crest, On an esquire's helmet, an eagle's head erased.
HERE LIES THE BODY OF MARY ANN MEAD, DAUR. OF JOHN & ELIZABETH MEAD, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE, YE 8th OF JULY 1762, AGED FOUR MONTHS. ALSO JOHN & ELIZABETH MEAD, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE, YE 28 OF DECEMBER, 1766, AGED 3 YEARS & 6 MONTHS.
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(Ab.) ELIZABETH REEVES DIED DECR. 10th 1772, AGED 23Y. 4M. & 25D.
EIGHT verses follow.
HERE LYETH THE BODY OF THOMAS WILS0NE, ESQ FORMERLY OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE, LONDON BUT LATE OF THE PAR: OF ST CATHERINE WHO DIED UNIVERSALLY BELOVED, AND DESERVEDLY ESTEEMED, THE 29th APRILL 1741 AGED 66 YEARS.
B. M.; Arms, A wolf rampant on a chief, between two bezants, a fleurdelys. Crest, On an esquire's helmet, a demiwolf rampant.
AND NOW I HAVE FOUND THE GORDIAN KNOTTED BANDS OF LIFE UNTIED. 0 LORD, INTO THY HANDS I RECOMMEND MY BETTER PARTS, WITH TRUST TO FIND YOU MUCH MORE MERCIFULL IN LUST, YET TRUELY LUST, WITH ALL. O WELCOME DEATH, WITH JOY I MEET YOU WITH MY LATEST BREATH. SHOULD ALL MY FAULTS BEHIND THE MILK WHITE VEIL OF THY DEAR MERCY THEN I SHALL NOT FAIL RECALL'D FROM EARTH, FOR TO RECEIVE THE CROWN PREPAR'D FOR VERTUE AND DESERN'D RENOWN WHERE NOW I LEAVE YOU, WHILST I, IN FULL POSSEST, OF ENDLESS PEACE AND EVERLASTING REST.
CHARLES WATKINS, 1721.
N..The syntax of the above, is scarcely intelligible.
HERE LIETH THE BODY OF SAMUELL ORGILL, ESQ .... LATE OF .... PARISH OF ST MARY WHO DEPARTED .... LIFE, 28 SEPTEMBER 1741, AGED 27 YEARS THIS STONE .... LAID BY HIS WIDOW ANNA PETRONELLA.
B. M.; Arms. Three griffins'heads couped, (An esquire's helmet over the shield.)
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HERE LYES THE BODY OF JAMES RODEN, ESQ DIED THE 14th DECEMBER 1753 AGED 37 YEARS
HERE LYETH THE BODY OF ELIZABETH BOSLEY, THE RELICT OF JOHN BOSLEY, ESQ., DECEASED WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE, APRIL 5th 1720.
M. M. ; Device, A death's head encircled with shamrocks and palm leaves.
INSCRIPTION entirely obliterated.
G. M.; Arms, On a chief three woolsacks, the under portion effaced over the shield, an esquire's helmet. Crest, A spur.
HERE LIES THE BODY OF MARY THE WIFE OF DAVID MONCREIFF ESQ WHO DIED, THE 14th JUNE 173......
W. M.; Arms, A lion rampant; a chief ermine. Impaling, on a bend between three wings, three fleursdelys. Crest, Over an esquire's helmet, a demilion rampant. (The Arms of Moncrieff, Baronet of Tullibole.)
HERE LIES THE BODY OF MR. PAUNCEFORT MILLER, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE, THE 3 OF JANUARY ANNO DOM: 1725 AGED 45 YEARS.
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HERE LIES THE BODY OF MR THOMAS MITCHELL, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE, YE 10th OF JUNE 1720, AETATIS SUAE 46.
B. M.; Arms, A fess wavy between three mascles. Crest, (Esquire's helmet) A crowned, and winged figure, holding a sword" Vinca."
HERE LIES MARY GRIFF .....WIFE OF LUCOCK GRIFFIN OF THE PARISH OF KINGSTON CARPENTER, WHO DIED THE 17 DAY OF XBER. 1741, AGED 49 YEARS.
(Ab.) SARAH WYLLYS, WIFE OF WM. WYLLYS, ESQ., OB: 12 FEB, 1716. 17. AET. 27.
ALSO BENJAMIN SON TO WILLIAM & MARGARET OB: 31 JANR 1761: AET 30 MARGARET DAUGHTER TO BENJAMIN WYLLYS. OB 13 FEB 1762 AGED 3 YRS 1M.
HERE LYETH THE BODY OF CAPTAIN CHARLES BROWN SO THE HONOURABLE CHARLES BROWN, ESQR., COMMISSIONER OF HIS MAJESTIES NAVY, AT CHATHAM HE DIED, NOVR. 21st 1747, AGED 38 YEARS.
PARENTES PROBOSQUE HONORABAT UXORUM ET AMICOS AMABAT.
(Ab.) MR. DANIEL DICKSON, OB. JULY 19 1723, AGED ABOUT 46 YEARS. ALSO, JAMES DICKSON, HIS SON, OB. AUG. 28 1713, AET. 2 MONTHS. ALSO, FRANCES, HIS DAUR. FEB. 28 1722, AET. 14 MTHS.
HERE LYETH INTERRED, THE BODY OF JOHN BENBOW ESQR., ADMIRAL OF THE WHITE: A TRUE PATTERN OF ENGLISH COURAGE: WHO LOST HYS LIFE IN DEFENCE OF HYS QUEENE AND COUNTRV, NOVEMBER YE 4th 1702 IN THE 52nd YEAR OF HYS AGE BY A WOUND IN HYS LEG, RECEIVED IN AN ENGAGEIMENT WITH MONS. DU CASSE, BEING MUCH LAMENTED.
Arms, King William III as a mark of estimation of his services, granted him an augmentation of his arms, by adding sheaves of arrows, to the original bent bows.
JOHN BENBOW was born at Shrewsbury, in 1650. His gallantry in an action with Barbary pirates, gained for him, through the recommendation of the King of Spain, a commission in the British navy, shortly after which, he was entrusted with the command of a fleet.*
In 1702, during an engagement with the French Admiral, DuCasse, he was struck in the leg by a chain~shot. Of this wound he died, but not before he had brought to justice the treacherous captains who had abandoned him in the fight.**
HERE LIES THE HONBLE. EDWARD PRATTER CUSTOS ROTULORUM FOR THE PARISH AND PRECINCT OF KINGSTON IN WHOM THIS ISLAND LOST A TRUE FRIEND AND AN EMINENT EXAMPLE OF COMPASSION TO THE DISTRESSED A VIRTUE WHICH NEVER GOES ALONE. HE DYED AUGUST, 1735, AGED 52 YEARS.
Arms, Three wolves' heads erased; on a chief, a lion passant. Crest, A greyhound's head, semee of estoiles.
VIDE previous fragment. Pratter was agent to the South Sea Company in Jamaica, and Member of Assembly for Hanover in 1723-4; and for Kingston, 1726-7.
HERE LIETH INTERR'D THE BODY OF SMART MAY, WIFE OF THE REVEREND MR. WILLIAM MAY, RECTOR OF THIS PARISH, WHO WAS KILL'D IN YE 23d YEAR OF HER AGE, BY YE FALL OF AN HOUSE, IN YE GREAT STORM, AUGUST YE 28th, A.D. 1722.
JUSTUS QUACUNQUE MORTE PRAEOCCUPATUS FUERIT IN REFRIGERIO ERIT. SAP. 4. 7.
SMART Pennant was, 1st, married to Thomas Peters, Member for Clarendon, in 1718; and, 2ndly, 7th Sept., 1721, to the Rev. W. May.
*Vide "Deeds of Naval Daring."
** Deptford churchyard has, generally speaking, been pointed out by tradition as the last restingplace of the illustrious Benbow. How it carne to be so considered, it is difficult to say See General Notes to this volume.
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HERE LIES INTERR'D YE BODY OF THE REVD. MR. W1LLIAM MAY, BORN IN YE PARISH OF ASH IN KENT, YE 29th OF AUGUST, 1695. EDUCATED AT ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE, IN CAMBRIDGE, COMMISSARY OF JAMAICA, AND 32 YEARS MINISTER OF THIS PARISH. HIS FIRST WIFE WAS SMART, YE DAUGHTER OF EDWARD AND ELIZTH. PENNANT, OF YE PARISH OF CLARENDON; HIS SECOND WIFE WAS BATHUSA, YE DAUGHTER OF FLORENTIUS AND ANN VASSALL, OF YE PARISH OF ST. ELIZA BETH, WHO WAS BURIED IN SPANISH TOWN CHURCH BY VE GRAVE OF HER MOTHER ON YE 22 DAY OF JULY, 1746, BY WHOM HE HAD ISSUE SIX SONS AND TW'O DAUGHTERS,. FIVE OF WHICH ARE ENTERRED UNDER THIS STONE, VIZ, PETER, WILLIAM, ELIZABETH, GEORGE, AND ITHAMAR. TWO DIED AT SEA GOING TO BOSTON FOR YE RECOVERY OF THEIR HEALTH, VIZ. RICHARD, ON YE 28th OF AUGUST, 1745, IN YE 21st YEAR OF HIS AGE, AND FLORENTIUS, YE 4th OF JUNE, 1747, IN YE 16th YEAR OF HIS AGE. HIS SON, ROSE HERRING MAY, IS THE ONLY CHILD THAT SURVIVED HIM, WHO IT IS HOPED WILL INHERIT HIS FATHER'S VIRTUES, AS WELL AS HIS FORTUNE.
THE Revd. William May was buried, 31st January, 1753-4. His only surviving son, Rose Herring May,born 16th February, 1736-7, was Member of Council,and Custos of Clarendon and Vere. He married, 28th March, 1759, Mary Trelawny Wigan (she was buried in St. Dorothy's, 18th Nov., 1786), by whom he had nine children, baptized in St. Catharine's. He died, 1st August, 1791, and was buried in Spanish Town.
O THE MEMORY OF SUSANNA THE LATE WIFE OF COLONEL WILLIAM GORDON WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE MARCH YE 31st 1731 AGED 32 YEARS. MANY DAUGHTERS HAVE DONE VERTUOUSLY BUT THOU EXCELLEST THEM ALL
Proverbs xxxi. 20.
Arms. An annulet between three boars' heads,2 &1, couped. Crest, A dexter hand grasping a sword.
THESE arms are probably meant for those of the family of Gordon, of Earlston, Kirk cudbright.*
The above may have been a son of the 2nd Bart.
*It is known, however, that there was a family of this name, in the parishes of St. Elizabeth and St. James, Jamaica, which came from the north of Ireland (Enniskillen), and which was probably derived from the house of Earlston. There are several curious Wills of persons of this name, recorded in Jamaica; and others of the usual description. William Gordon, of St. Elizabeth, leaves bequests to Susanna, daughter of Harry Gordon of St. James. Robert Gordon (1768), then living in Flanders bequeaths his real property, within the diocese of Canterbury, and also in Jamaica, to his brothers John and William, and his daughters Susanna and Rebecca. Thomas Gordon (entered 1748) mentions his wife Anne ; his children Susanna, Anne, John, and William; and appoints Dr. William Gordon, M. D., of Bristol, executor. Henry Gordon dated Jan. 18, 1788) : this is what may be called a genealogical will, and shows the connection between the families of Gordon and Lawrence. Alexander Gordon (dated June 8, 1750) mentions Charles Gordon, of Blelack, Aberdeenshire, and his sister Helen, wife of Hugh Ross, of Fillus (?).* Charles Gordon (1755) mentions his brothers John of Edinburgh and Thomas of Aberdeen, and his sisters jane, Susanna, &c. James Gordon (1766) names his "brother Harry Gordon in H. M.'s service." William Gordon 1766) styles his father Robert Gordon of Auchendolly. Robert Gordon, in 1664, mentions his halfsister Catherine Nairn, wife of William Stewart, of Croft Barn, Glenlivet, Banffshire. These are only a few of the Gordon wills in Jamaica. Among their estates, was one not far from Kingston, called Gordonstown (where there is now a postoffice), also Armagh, and St. Andrew's Hill.
* Gordon of Blelack was an old family in Aberdeenshire. Alexander Gordon of Blelack married, Nov. 26, 1604, Katherine, daughter of Gilbert Baird, of Auchimedden.; Vide " History of the Baird Family," by W. N. Fraser, Esq., of Tornaveen, a representative of Auchimedden.
SUB HOC MARMORE REQUIESCIT ANNA JACOBI KNIGHT ARMIGERI, UXOR JOANNIS LEWIS ARMIGERI, ET ANNAE .... FILIA. QUAE, UTRASQUE, DUM VIVERET, PARTES [SIVE MATRIS SPECTES, SIVE CONJUGIS] AMORE ET AFFECTU SUMMO ....PRUDENTIA ET PIETATE PARI JUGITER ADMINISTRAVIT .... SUPER OMNIA FIDE ERGA DEUM ET MORUM SANCTITATE SUMMA CONSPICUA FLEBILIS TANDEM OMNIBUS ET DEPLORANDA FATIS CESSIT NOVEMBRIS DIE 21 ANNO DOMINI 1719 AETATIS SUAE 25.
W. M.; Arms Three pallets gules ; on a canton ... within a border.. a spur with the rowel downwards leathered.... Crest, An eagle displayed.
JAMES KNIGHT was ReceiverGeneral in 1716. He left Jamaica in 1737, and died in England, 6th May, 1747.
John Lewis was Member of Assembly for Port Royal, in 1701, and for Kingston, in 1704.
HERE LYETH INTERRED THE BODY OF WILLIAM HALL, ESQUIRE, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE EIGHTEENTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1699, IN THE FORTYFOURTH YEAR OF HIS AGE.
Arms A chevron engrailed between three talbots' heads erased.
HE was the youngest child of Edmund Hall, Esq., of Greatford Hall.*
* The Halls of Jamaica, were a reputed branch of the Halls of Greatford Hall, Lincolnshire, a family of great antiquity and high consideration, who were themselves a scion of the Fitz Williams of Clixby, of the same lineage as Earl Fitzwilliam. William Hall, Esq., born in Lincolnshire, youngest son of Edmund Hall, Esq., of Greatford Hall, by Anne his wife, daughter of John Elmers, Esq., of Swinford. He held first the appointment of British Consul at Bilboa in Spain, and subsequently, in 1687, accompanied to Jamaica, as secretary, Christopher Monk, Duke of Albemarle, Governor of the Island. He married, July 26, 1688, Elizabeth, daughter of William Wyatt, Esq. (lineally descended from the Sir Thomas Wyatt, of Allington Castle, the poet of the time of Henry VIII.), by Elizabeth his wife, daughter of Councillor Edward Heylin; and left at his decease, Sept. 18, 1699, an only son, James Hall, Esq., of Hyde Hall, Jamaica .... who married Elizabeth, sister of Colonel John Cossley* (Aide-de-camp to the Duke of Cumberland at the battles of Fontenoy and Culloden). His second son, Cossley Hall, Esq., married, secondly, Elizabeth Bromley, eldest daughter of Thomas Rose, Esq., of Jamaica, and by her had Thomas James, his successor, and two daughters, the elder of whom, Anne Rose, married William Green, Esq., and secondly, J. Somerville Wood, Esq. By the former, this lady had an only daughter, Elizabeth, Countess Dowager of Harrington, and mother of the sixth Earl of Harrington.
* Burke's " Landed Gentry."
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THE HONBLE. JAMES IRVING, ESQ. LATE CUSTOS OF TRELAWNY, DIED 21st NOVEMBER, 1798, AGED 49 YEARS.
THE Irvings, owners of Ironshore and Hartfield, in St. James' parish. James, eldest son of Dr. James Irving, obtained Ironshore, from John Lawrence, in exchange for an estate in South Carolina. James Irving, the younger, was Custos of Trelawny, and represented that parish, in the Assemblies of 1774, 1781, 1787, 1790, and 1796. This was a branch of the family of Irving of Robgill Tower, Dumfriesshire, represented by Sir Paulus Aemelius Irving, Bart.
In front of the principal entrance by the north transept, is a large black marble slab, worn by feet, and without an inscription. The story is, that it is, "turned on its face, to conceal the epitaph of an early rector of the parish, who was hanged, for coining counterfeit doubloons in the vestry. It is said he was discovered, in consequence of having issued one from his mint, before it was quite cold." The story is most improbable.
HERE LYETH THE BODY OF ................ LATE WIFE TO JOHN EAST .................. OF THIS PARISH WHO DE .................. THIS LIFE THE 8th DAY OF F................. 1722/3 AGED 45 YRS.
HE.... LYETH YE B..........CASH OF THIS P........THIS LIFE YE 16.........................AGED 5..........................
...............J OF MR. GEORG .....................................SH WHO DEPA ......................................................YE 16.....................LYE................................THE BODY ........................SWEETING ........................OF THE SUNET ....................LANCASTER ................OF THIS LIFE ....................TWENTIETH DAY....................IN THE TWENTIETH.................YEAR OF HIS AGE ........THE YEAR OF OUR L..................... ....1720...................SIC TRANSIT GLORIA MUNDI . . . . . . . .
(Ab.) JAS: F0THERINGHAM OB. JUNE 25 1834 AET. 30, ALSO KEITH F0THERINGHAM, OB. NOV. 2 1847, AET. 32
(Ab.) ELEANOR GIBBONS BULL, DAU. OF JNO. & SARAH BULL, OB: 9 JULY 1792, AET. 14 YRS. & 5 MTHS.
(Ab .) PETER WAGSTAFFE, SON OF JOHN & MARY W., OB. 16 DEC: 1759, AET. 16 YRS. 2 MTHS. 29 DAYS: ALSO MARY W., WIFE OF JOHN W, OB. 7 DEC. 1760, AET. 37.
(Ab.) JAMES LEWIN, MERCHT. OB. SEP: 1751, AET. 33: ALSO, MRS SARAH CHAPPELL, NIECE OF THE ABOVE, OB. 29 JUNE 1803, AET. 74. ALSO, ISAAC MUNT, ESQ., OB. FEB. 4 1820, AET. 61 YRS. 29 DAYS.
Ab.) JAS. HANCE, MERCHT. OB. 23 MAY, 1812, AET. 43.
Ab.) JAS DOLLAR,ESQ., MERCHT., OB. 6 JULY 1829, AET. 29.
Ab.) JOHN ATKINSON, ESQ., BURIED 11 FEB. 1798.
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(Ab.) GEO: CLAYTON, ESQ., OB. 3 APL., 1816, & JOHN MITCHELL, ESQ., OB. 27 AUGT. 1840
(Ab.) WM. BROWN, ESQ., REAR ADMIRAL OF THE RED, & COMMANDER IN CHIEF IN JAMAICA OB 20 SEP 1814 AET 50.
IN the " Naval Biographical Dictionary," the date of the admiral's death is given, as in 1816. The latter had been Commissioner of Malta and Sheerness dockyards. His eldest son, C. F. Brown, an officer in the RN, m. Elizabeth Jane, dau. of John Hawkins, of Byelands; and his dau., Mary F. Brown, m. Sir G. F. Hampson, 8th Bart., of Taplow, grandson of the 6th Bart., who m. Mary, dau. of Thomas Pinnock, of Jamaica, by whom he had a son, the 7th Bart., and a dau., m. to Samuel Stevenson, of the same island.
(Ab.) DAWSON CLOWES, MIDSHIPMAN, HMS. MAIDSTONE, OB. DEC. 3. 1737, AET. 16
(Ab.) ANN, WIFE OF ALEXR. BEAN, OB. NOV. 27 1726, AET. 32 ALSO, JAMES BEAN, NEPHEW TO JOHN BEAN OF KINGSTON, OB. 24 DEC. 1802 AET. 24.
HERE LIES THE BODY OF S. W., AGED 27 YEARS ALSO THOSE OF TWO CHILDREN OF B. O. W.'S, & ELEANOR HIS WIFE, G. E. W.'S AGED 15 MONTHS AND H. W. W.'S, AGED 5 YEARS & 9 MONTHS.
(Ab.) CLAUS VAN DOLHERN, OB: 24 OCT. 1807, AET. 47. ERECTED BY, HIS FRIEND, MISS FRANCIS LAMBO.
TWENTY lines follow.
(Ab.) D. S. ROBERTS, ESQ., LATE MAJOR, 54th REGT, OB. 12 DEC. 1829, AET. 48.
HERE LYES BURIED THE BODY OF CAPT JOHN KENT OF BOSTON IN NEW ENGLAND WHO DIED ON THIS ISLAND SEP. 16 ANNO DOMI. 1732 AGED 37 YEARS 11 MTHS. & 17 DAYS
Ab.) FANNY, CHILD OF JOHN M. TREW CLERK, OB. 24 MARCH 1842.
Ab.) B. C. PATEY, ESQ., MERCHT., 0B. 26 JANY. 1837. AET. 57
Ab.) DONALD ROSS, PLANTER, OF PORT ROYAL PARISH, OB. 18 SEP. 1806, AET. 57.
Ab.) DENNIS BRAUMGAN, ESQ., MERCHT., OB. DEC 9. 1821.
Ab.) MRS. SARAH WARDEN, WIFE OF W. R. WARDEN, OB. 29 AUGT. 1811. AET. 38.
Ab.) EDWARD BAKER, MIDSHIPMAN R.N., BORN SEP. 5 1779: OB. 21 APL. 1796.
(Ab.,) THE BODY OF JOHN DRINKWATER, OF THIS PARISH. HE DIED, JUNE 10 1745, AGED 73. ALSO, EIGHT CHILDREN OF THE SAID JOHN, & SARAH DRINKWATER.
Arms, A fess wavy, between three garbs. Crest, Over an esquire's helmet, three ears of corn, encircled with a ducal coronet.
INTERR'D YE BODY OF .................. E E HINTON OF LONDON .........................................BRITAIN BORN IN JAMAICA .................DEPARTED THIS .................................... JUNE ....................YEAR OF
Arms, Per fess indented: three fleursdelys, in chief, and as many in base. Crest, Over an esquire's helmet, nil.
(Ab.) ANN, WIFE OF JOHN M. TREW SHE WAS CALLED AWAY SUDDENLY, 29 MARCH 1842, AET. 42.
10th DEC. 1780 DIED AT KINGSTON IN THE 54th YEAR OF HIS AGE, MR. ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL, AUTHOR OF "LEXIPHANES," &c.(Roby.)
CAMPBELL was a purser in the navy, and is mentioned in Boswell's "Life of Dr. Johnson."
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(Ab.) FREDK. CHERRY, OB, 22 APL., 1798, AET. 40. FREDK. TREW CHERRY, OB. 24 NOV., 1786, AET. 8 HOURS. MARY ANN CHERRY, OB. 1792, SEPR. 18, AET 3M. 11 DAYS.
Old tombstone; Arms, On a bend, three double quatrefoils. In sinister chief, a tower, or chess rook. Crest, on a demi-chess rook (or mural crown?) a bird close.
(Ab.) MRS. ELIZABETH ARMOUR, OB. OCT. 27, 1827, AET. 35. ALSO HER 3 CHILDREN, JOSEPH, JANE, & CATHERINE WORDIE, AGED RESPECTIVELY 2 6/12, 1 6/12, 2 YEARS, IN 1825, 7 & 8. LIKEWISE, JOHN BEAN, ESQ., OB. AUGT. 6, 1837, AET. 3 1.
(Ab.) ABNER MELLOR, ESQR., OB. SEP. 11, 1801, AGED .7 & MARY HIS WIFE, OB. 27 JUNE, 1796, AET. 62. ALSO, WM. MELLOR, ESQ., OB. 16 JULY, 1799, AGED 38, SON OF THE ABOVE, AND DOROTHY, DAUGHTER OF ABNER, OB. 7 NOV., 1778, AGED 6 YRS.
On another stab, on same tomb,
4 CHILDREN OF JAMES BROWN, BY HIS WIFE ANN, DAUR. OF ABNER & MARY MELLOR: MARY OB. 1791, ANNE OB. 1794; ABNER OB. 1794; WILLIAM OB, 1800 AGED RESPECTIVELY, 8 MTHS, 10 MTHS, 2 YRS, & 2 YRS & 3 MTHS.
b.) JOHN GRAHAM, ESQR., MERCHT., OB. 15 MARCH, 1799, AET. 74
BENEATH ARE INTERRED THE REMAINS OF B. S. ROWLEY ESQR., ADMIRAL OF THE BLUE, AND COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF HIS MAJESTY'S FLEET AT JAMAICA, WHO DIED ON THE 7th OF OCTOBER, A.D. MD.CCCXI, AGED 47 YEARS.
(Ab.) CAPT. THOMAS STOPFORD, R.N., OB. 10 OCT., 1824.
AGNES BAILEY DIED MAY 1st, 1749, IN THE 25th YEAR OF HER AGE.
Ab.) ELIZABETH RUTHERFORD, WIFE OF W. J. RUTHERFORD, OB. 8 OCT., 1837, AET. 38.
On a separate tablet,
MR. RICHARD BURGER, FATHER OF THE ABOVE, OB. 12th JANUARY, 1842, AET. 52.
(Ab.) WILLIAM MEREDITH, ESQ., OF GOWICFS (SIC), MONTGOMERYSHIRE, NORTH WALES, OB. 13 JULY, 1770, AET. 42.
W. M.; Arms, A lion rampant. Crest, Out of a ducal coronet, a wolf's head.
HERE LIES INTERRED THE BODY OF MR, JOHN EDSOR, LATE OF THE PARISH OF PORT ROYAL, IN THE ISLAND OF JAMAICA, MERCHANT, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 30th OF OCTOBER, 1745 AGED THIRTYEIGHT YEARS.
W. M. ; On a shield, a rose tree ; the blossom struck by a sunbeam, while a cubit arm, from a cloud on the sinister side, clasps with the fingers the stem.
(Ab.) SARAH HOLDEN, WIFE OF ROBERT HOLDEN, SUGAR BAKER, OB. 5 NOV., 1769, AET. 19.
W. M.; Arms, A fess between two chevronels ermine. Between the fess and upper chev. a covered cup. Crest, a bird (? dove). Motto, "Non est mortali quod optio. "
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HERE LIETH INTERR'D THE BODY OF ROBERT WATELY, OF KINGSTON, MERCHANT, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE, THE 26th OF OCTOBER, 1755, AGED 25 YEARS.
Arms, A lion rampant; on a chief three mullets. Crest, Over an esquire's helmet, a stag's head caboshed. Motto, " Pello Timorem."
HERE LIES INTERR'D YE BODY OF FRANCIS HARDY, ESQ., WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE YE 12 OF FEBRUARY, 1731.
Arms, A chev. between three griffins' heads, erased. Crest, Over an esquire's helmet, a cubit arm in armour, grasping a griffin's head erased.
MRS PRISILLA WILLIAMS, OB. 1736,
Arms, A chev. ermine between three blackamoors' heads in profile, wreathed. Crest, Over an esquire's helmet, a stag's head caboshed.
HERE LIE INTERRED THE BODIES OF MATTHEW HUGHES, LATE OF THIS TOWN, SHIPWRIGHT, (SON OF WALTER HUGHES, LATE OF YE TOWN OF SWANZEY, IN YE KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN, GENTLEMAN, DECEASED) WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE, THE 1st OF JULY, 1744, AGED 44 YEARS. AND OF MATTHEW, HIS SON, WHO WAS BORN THE 16th OF OCTR., 1734, AND ALSO (sic) DEPARTED THIS LIFE, THE 19th OF OCTR., 1737.
Arms, A chev. between three spears' heads imbrued. Crest, Over an esquire's helmet, a deer (?) at gaze.
(Ab.) ALDERMAN LAUCHLAN MCLEAN, A NATIVE OF THE ISLAND OF COLL., N.B., OB. 15 OCT., 1829, AET. 43.
(Ab.) ALFRED EARLE ROBBINS, OB. 18 MAY, 1852, AET. 48.
NICHOLAS RABB DIED11th NOYR., 1833 AGED 61 YEARS.
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF PETER WHEELAN HENRIETTA ARDOUIN RACHAEL WHEELAN GEORGE ORRETT MARY ANN TARRANT MARTHA ORRETT.
(Ab.) ROBERT THOMSON, OF LORN, ESQ., DIED AT KINGSTON, JAMAICA, 14th OCT., 1801, AGED 45 YRS. HIS ONLY DAUGHTER, CATHERINE THOMSON, HATH CAUSED ERECT (sic) THIS STONE, &C., A.D. 1803.
(Ab.) CAPT. JOSEPH EVERETT, OB. AT HONDURAS, 16th JANUARY, AET. 54. HIS FRIEND, MRS. MARY PHILLIPS, HAD HIS REMAINS INTERRED IN THIS VAULT, 22d JULY, 1792.
MARY SALT STEELE, INFANT DAUR. OF DANIEL STEELE AND SARAH PHILLIPS STEELE, BOTH (sic) OF WHOM DEPARTED THIS LIFE 3 OCT., 1797, AGED 6 MONTHS 3 DAYS.
(Ab.) MR. SAMUEL RAINFORD, MERCET., OB. 30 JULY, 1798, AET. 62. HE WAS A NATIVE OF ENGLAND OF WALEZEY IN THE COUNTY OF CHESTER(&) A RESIDENT FOR 34 YEARS IN JAMAICA. (ERECTED BY HIS BROTHER, MR. ROBERT RAINFORD.)
On the same tomb,
ALDERMAN ROBERT RAINFORD, OB. 8 SER, 1803, AET. 46.
HERE LYETH THE BODY OF CAPT JAMES RAINFORD OF LEIVERPOOLE WHDIOED (Sic) NOVMRE. 21, 1734, AGED 32 YEARS.
MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS. 113
MRS. HELEN .............................................
(Ab.) MR. EDMOND DENNES, OB. JUNE 15, 1745, AET. 51. ALSO HIS WIFE, MARY HORMSBY, OB. NOV. 12, 1764, AET. 65.
(Ab.) MARY CARR, WIFE OF DAWKINS CARR, ESQ., COMMANDER OF THE "JUPITER," WHO DIED JUNE 4th 1798, AGED 28YEARS.
(Ab.) PETER RIENSSETT, ESQ., OB. AUG. 5, 1820, AET. 65. SARAH ALLEN JANE, DAUR. OF THE ABOVE, AND WIFE OF EDWARD CAMPBELL WOODGATE, ESQR., OB. MARCH 4, 1837, AFT. 35.
(Ab.) THE REVD. CHARLES ALFRED COOPER, DURING TEN YEARS MINISTER OF THE DISTRICT OF ST. MARY'S, RURAL HILL, ST. THOMAS IN THE EAST. HE WAS BORN AT NEWPORT, IN THE COUNTY OF SHROPSHIRE, IN ENGLAND.. AND DIED OF YELLOW FEVER, IN THIS CITY, 19th JUNE 1853, AGED 34
A TEXT follows.
(Ab.) THOMAS CUMMING, ESQ., MERCHT., OB. 29 JULY, 1815, AET. 55, AND ROBT. MCCLELLAND, OB. 15 SEP., 1860.
N.B.No relationship mentioned.
(Ab.) HERE LIETH THE REMAINS OF MRS. ELIZABETH HOWELL LATE WIFE OF MR. JOSEPH HOWELL, SHIPWRIGHT, OF THE ISLAND OF JAMAICA, OB. 24 JULY, 1779, AET. 42.
(Ab.) MRS. ELIZABETH SMITH, WIFE OF JOSEPH SMITH, CARPENTER IN KINGSTON, OB. 24 OCT., 1768, AET. 40.
IN MEMORIAM PROBI COMMISQ' VIRI ROGERI GRADWELL DE LIVERPOOLE NAUCLERI QUI FATIS CESSIT 15 JANUII, 1738, AETAT. 28 HUNC TUMULUM EREXIT FRATERNA PIETAS.
(Ab.) RICHARD NICOL, WHO ARRIVED IN THIS ISLAND, ON THE 7th DAY OF JANUARY, 1819, & DIED 26th JULY FOLLOWING, AGED 16 YEARS, 9 MTHS, 19 DAYS. ERECTED BY HIS ONLY SURVIVING BROTHER, JOHN NICOL.
(Ab.) MR. RICHARD MARSDEN, MERCHT., OB. 15 OCTR., 1808, AET. 44 YRS, 3 MTHS, 12 D. ERECTED BY HIS WIDOW.
(Ab.) THOS. FISHER, IN MEMORY OF HIS BROTHER, JOHN FISHER, LATE CABINET MAKER IN KINGSTON, OB. 1st NOV., 1804, AET. 67.
(Ab.) CAPT. JOHN FOWLES, & MARIA HIS WIFE; THE FORMER DIED 25th OCT., 1782; THE LATTER, IN THE FEBRUARY FOLLOWING.
UNDER THIS STONE ARE ALSO INTER'D, SEVEN CHILDREN OF THE ABOVE JOHN & MARY FOWLES.
(Ab.) THE REVD. ISAAC MANN, M.A., LATE RECTOR OF THIS CITY, CHAPLAIN TO THE PROVINCIAL GRAND LODGE, & PAST MASTER OF THE SUSSEX LODGE, NO. 8, IN THIS TOWN. ERECTED BY THE BRETHREN OF THESE LODGES, OBIIT 1 NOV., 1828, AET. 51.
Ab.) MRS. CAROLINE DICK, WIFE OF JOHN DICK, ATTY. AT LAW, OB. 1 FEB., 1806, AET. 32.
On another Tablet,
WM. MAXWELL, ESQ., ATTY. AT LAW, OB. 20 MAY, 1802, AET. 42. HIS CHILD, ANN OGILVY MAXWELL, OB, OCT. 13, 1801, AET. 2. ERECTED BY HIS WIDOW.
MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS. 115
MARY, WIFE OF THOS. MARCH, ESQ., OB. 6 NOV., 1820, AET. 19 YRS., I M., 8 DAYS.
MRS. ALICE PIERCE WILLIAMS, LATE WIFE OF BARTHOLOMEW OWEN WILLIAMS, ESQ. (Esq. has been subsequently chiselled out), OF THIS CITY, OB. 20 OCT., 1805, AET. 39822.
B. 0. WILLIAMS, ESQ., HER HUSBAND, OB. 10 APRIL, 1830, AET. 66.
(Ab.) THE REVD. FRANCIS HUMBERSTONE, BORN 16th JULY, 1791; DIED 9 AUGT., 1819.
" HE WAS A BURNING AND A SHINING LIGHT, AND YE WERE WILLING FOR A SEASON TO REJOICE IN HIS LIGHT."
HERE LIETH THE BODY OF ELIZABETH MASTERS WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 14th DAY OF MAY, 1737, AGED 29 YEARS.
HERE LIETH THE BODY OF ANN, THE DAUGHTER OF CHARLES AND MARGARET MONK WHO DIED THE 27th DAY OF NOVEMBER, 1743 AGED TWO YEARS AND 10 MONTHS.
ALSO SARAH THE DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE, DIED THE 30th DAY OF NOV.1746 AGED 4 YEARS AND 12 DAYS AND ALSO HERE LIETH THE BODY OF' MARGARET, YE DAUGHTER OF JOSEPH AND MARGARET HARRIS WHO DIED THE 29th DAY OF AUGUST 1753 AGED 19 MONTHS AND ALSO, HERE LIETH THE BODY OF JOSEPH HARRIS, LATE OF THIS TOWN WHO DIED THE 6th DAY OF JULY, 1760 AGED 42 YEARS.
(Ab.) WILLIAM MUIR MCMURDO, LATE MERCHANT OF THIS PLACE, TRANSLATED INTO THE ABODES OF FELICITY & PERFECTION ON THE 25th DAY OF JULY, 1795, IN THE 36th YEAR OF HIS AGE.
BARTHOLOMEW WILLIAMS, ESQ., LATE MERCHANT OF THIS CITY, DIED 22 JANUARY, 1847, AET. 60. ALICE PIERCE WILLIAMS, SISTER OF THE ABOVE, OB. 21st AUGT, 1862, AET, 63.
(Ab.) DIED IN THIS CITY ON THE 7th OF JUNE, 1828 JOHN ALLEN ADAMS, ESQ. AGED 56 YEARS.
HERE LIES INTERRED THE BODY OF CAPT. WILLIAM BURNS LATE OF THIS TOWN, MARINER, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 10th OF SEPTEMBER, 1800, IN THE 62d YEAR OF HIS AGE.
(Ab.) JOHN NICOLL, BORN 27 SEP, 1793. ALSO WILLIAM NICOLL, BORN 24th SEP., 1795, SONS OF JOHN AND ANN NICOLL OF THIS PARISH THE FORMER DIED 11 OCT., 1793, & THE LATTER, 19th JULY, 1798, &C.
(Ab.) CHLOTILDA, WIFE OF ROBERT BARCLAY, OB 9 JUNE, 1824, AET. 19, &C. ALSO PHILIP LAMBERT, OB. 15 NOV., 1845, AET. 36.
THE name Clotilda occurs in the pedigree of Barclay, Bart., of Pierston.
(Ab.) JOHN WIGGLESWORTH, ESQR., LATE COMMISSARY GENERAL FOR THE ISLAND OF ST. DOMINGO, OBIIT 21st MARCH, 1800, AETATIS .... (the space not filled in). ALSO WILLIAM LANCASTER WHITFIELD, ESQ., MERCHT., OF THIS CITY, MEM. OF ASSLY., &C., OB. 17 OCT., 1824, AETSTIS (SIC) 45 YEAR.
(A b.) WILLIAM PADMORE, BORN OCT. 12, 1811, DIED 7 JUNE, 1812.
GEORGE PADMORE, BORN 26th APL., 1816, DIED AT PORT ROYAL 2 JANY., 1821. JOHN PADMORE, BORN 4 JUNE 1817, DIED ON THE 21st OF THE SAME MONTH. ALEXR. PADMORE, BORN 4 NOV., 1819, DIED 11 FEB., 1820.
GEORGE PADMORE, BORN 15 MAY, 1822, DIED 7 JUNE, 1825.
REST, SPOTLESS BABES, BENEATH THIS STONE, CROPT LIKE THE FLOWERS IN EARLY BLOOM; SAFE FROM THE ILLS OF WORLDLY STRIFE WHICH PLANT WITH THORNS A LENGTH OF LIFE."
ALEXR. PADMORE, BORN 6th FEBY., 1829, DIED 10th JANY., 1830.
WILLIAM ALEXR. PADMORE, BORN 21st SEP., 1785, DIED 25th NOV., 1832, AGED 47 YEARS.
MRS. M. A. PADMORE, DIED 27th JANUARY, 1834, AGED 46 YEARS.
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF AGNES LETITIA, INFANT DAUGHTER OF HIS EXCELLENCY, SIR LIONEL SMITH, GOVERNOR & CAPTAIN GENERAL OF THIS ISLAND DIED 17 th NOVEMBER, 1836.
SHE was his daughter, by his second wife, Isabella C. Pottinger See " Baronetage," "Smith now Gordon" and "Pottinger."
MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS. 117
JOSEPH DONNELL, ESQUIRE, MANY YEARS A RESPECTABLE MERCHANT OF THIS CITY, OB. 29th Nov., 1828, AET. 62.
(Ab.) JOSEPH PIERCY, ESQ., ACTING PAYMASTER TO H. M.'S 85th REGT., OB. 3d DEC., 1807, AET. 35.
FOUR verses follow.
(Ab.) ANN SAVAGE, OB. 26 SEP, 1819, AET. 64 WILLIAM SAVAGE, OB. 23 OCT., 1827, AET. 76 MARY TILLY, OB. 11th NOV., 1839, AET. 59 ELIZA ANN, WIFE OF JAMES HEIGHINTON, OB. 14th JULY, 1843, AET. 39. (ERECTED BY HER HUSBAND.) ALSO MR. RICHARD MUNDS, OB. 19 Nov., 1860, AET. 71.
MARK O'SULLIVAN, ESQ., OF THIS CITY, OB. 3 NOV., 1823, AET. 74, & 47 YEARS. A RESIDT. IN THIS ISLAND.
(Ab.) THOMAS HARTMAN, SON OF THOS. & ELIZA LOUISA FISHER, OB. 10 JANY., 1839, AET. 8 Y. 5 D. ALSO ANNE ELIZA HARTMAN, DAUR. OF THOS. & ELIZA LOUISA FISHER, OB. 30 OCT., 1831, AET. 9 Y. 6 20 D.
MRS. ELIZABETH DICKSON, OB. 5 JULY, 1803, AET. 75.
(Ab) MR. PETER MCNEAL, OB. 10th NOV., 1800, AET, 58,32 YEARS A RESIDENT IN THIS ISLAND. A WORTHY MAN AND HIGHLY RESPECTED.
(Ab.) GEORGE BEAK, ESQ., ATTORNEY AT LAW, OB. 17 JUNE, 1823, AET. 45,20 YEARS A RESIDENT, &C.
(Ab.) CAPT. JAMES C. STEWART, LATE HARBOUR MASTER OF KINGSTON, OB. 16 MARCH, 1841, AET. 53.
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