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IN THIS CHURCH IS DEPOSITED THE MORTAL PART OF SIR SIMON CLARKE BART., WHO WAS BORN IN THIS ISLAND, A.D. 1727, AND DIED ON THE 2d OF NOVEMBER, 1777, HAVING THAT DAY COMPLETED HIS 50th YEAR.
M. M. Sculptured by Flaxman.
(The remainder of the inscription is a general character of the deceased.)
Sir SIMON was 7th Baronet; lie married Anne Haughton.* He was the eldest of six children of Sir Simon, 6th Baronet, by his wife Mary, daughter of Philip Bonny, of Jamaica. Philip Clarke, a younger son of the 3rd Baronet of that name and family, held the office of Patent Clerk of the Crown, in Jamaica, in 1722. The 5th Bart. was an officer in the Navy, in 1730, but was transported to Jamaica, for a highway robbery committed by him and another man, near Winchester, and died in the former island, without issue, in 1736, whereupon the eldest son of Philip, Clerk of the Crown, above mentioned, succeeded to the Baronetcy.
HERE LIES THE BODY OF WINSTON ELIZA ROSE, THE DAUGHTER OF THE REVD. D. W. ROSE, BY ANN, HIS WIFE, BORN 13 NOV., AND DIED 25th AUGUST, 1806.
HERE, LIES A ROSE, A BUDDING ROSE, BLASTED BEFORE ITS BLOOM:
WHOSE INNOCENCE DID SWEETS DISCLOSE BEYOND THAT FLOWERS PERFUME.
TO THOSE WHO FOR HER LOSS ARE GRIEV'D, THIS CONSOLATION'S GIVEN:
SHE'S FROM A WORLD OF WOE RELIEV'D, AND BLOOMS A ROSE IN HEAVEN.
*By his wife, Anne Haughton, who died in 1800, he left two sons, Philip Haughton, and Simon Haughton, and one daughter, Catharine Haughton, born 1773, married 20th May, 1801, Lieut-General the Honble. William Fitzroy, brother of George, 2nd Lord Southampton, and died 6th May, 1808, having had issue five sons. Her husband remarried, 4th July, 1811, Elizabeth, daughter of Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, E.G., first Lord of the Treasury, Junius's Duke.
THE REVD. DANIEL WARNER ROSE, SON OF JNO. ROSE, PROVOST MARSHAL GENL. OF ANTIGUA, WAS EDUCATED AT CHARTER HO., LONDON, & JESUS COLL., CAMB.
The preceding epitaph is inserted in Webb's Collection, as "on Miss Rose, niece to Hugh Rose, of Kilravach, in Ireland (sic)."
N.B. There are many more inscriptions in this Church and Churchyard, which have not been obtainable.
HERE LYETH INTER'D THE BODY OF COL. JAMES CAMPBELL, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 13th OF JULY, 1744, AGED 47 YEARS.
Arms, Gyrony of eight, a bordure ermine. Crest, A dexter hand holding a spur.
IN MEMORY OF CAPT. JOHN CAMPBELL, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE JULY THE 29th, 1766, IN THE 66th YEAR OF HIS AGE.
Arms, As the preceding. Motto, "Forget Not."
(Ab.) TO THE MEMORY OF JOHN CAMPBELL, OF ORANGE BAY, ESQUIRE, FORMERLY CUSTOS ROTULORUM OF THE PARISH OF HANOVER IN THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL, WHO DIED THE 16th OF MAY, 1808, AGED 76 YEARS.
Arms, As the preceding.
(A record of his virtues follows.)
This monument was erected by his dutiful and affectionate nephew, John Blagrove, Esq.
(Ab.) TO THE MEMORY OF JOHN CAMPBELL, ESQ., OF SALT SPRING, WHO, IN HIS PASSAGE TO ENGLAND, FOR THE RECOVERY OF HIS HEALTH, WAS TAKEN BY AN AMERICAN PRIVATEER, AND CARRIED INTO NEW LONDON, WHERE HE DIED ON THE 2d OF NOVEMBER, 1782, IN THE 53rd YEAR OF HIS AGE.
HE FOR MANY YEARS REPRESENTED THE PARISH OF HANOVER IN THE ASSEMBLY OF THIS HIS NATIVE ISLAND, HAD BEEN LONG, AND WAS AT THE TIME OF HIS DEATH, CUSTOS OF THAT PARISH. THE DUTIES OF THESE STATIONS HE DISCHARGED WITH DISTINGUISHED APPLICATION, ABILITY, AND PATRIOTISM.
THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED BY ORDER OF HIS BROTHER-IN-LAW, DUNCAN CAMPBELL, ESQ., OF LONDON, AS A LASTING MARK OF THE FRIENDSHIP AND AFFECTION WHICH FROM EARLY YOUTH EVER SUBSISTED BETWEEN THEM.
This John Campbell was Member for Hanover, 1755, 1761, 1768, 1770, and 1773. A John Campbell "of Spotfield," represented Trelawny, 1779. A John Campbell "of Hope," was Member of Council, 1785.
HERE LIES THE BODY OF THE HONBLE. COLONEL RICHARD HAUGHTON, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 15th JANUARY, 1740, AGED 49.
He was the eldest son of Jonathan Haughton (from Barbados), by his second wife, Mary Dehany, of Vere Parish. He was Custos Rotulorum of Hanover, a Colonel of Militia, and Member of Assembly for the former parish, in 1726.
Arms. ..3 bars Crest, A bull passant.
HERE LIETH THE BODY OF JONATHAN HAUGHTON. HE WAS BORN 17th DECEMBER, 1694, AND DIED 18th FEBRUARY, 1767, AGED 72 YEARS 2 MONTHS AND 2 DAYS.
Two brothers, Jonathan and Valentine Haughton, with their wives and families, came from Barbadoes, and settled on the north coast of Jamaica, in 1670. Jonathan, who was thrice married, had by his second wife, Mary Dehany, or Dehaney of Vere, three sons and two daughters, who intermarried with the families of Brissett and Tharpe, &c.
The ramifications of this family were very extensive ; vide Blake, Hodges, Terrick (Bishop of London), Reid (Sir Simon), Taylor, Malcolm of Poltolloch, Ricketts, Guthrie, and other families.
HERE LIETH THE BODY OF JOHANNA, WIFE OF JONATHAN HAUGHTON, WHO DEPARTED YS LIFE THE 2d OF, SEPTEMBER, 1733, IN THE 31st YEAR OF HER AGE.
(Ab.) THE REMAINS OF LYDIA HAUGHTON, BORN THE SECOND DAY OF MAY, 1710. MARRIED JONATHAN HAUGHTON, ESQR., THE NINETEENTH DAY OF JUNE, 1734. AND LEAVING TWO SONS AND TWO DAUGHTERS RESIGNED HER LIFE ON THE TENTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1755.
Eulogistic lines follow.
ROBERT HAUGHTON, NAT. 29 AUGT., 1733, OB. 25 JUNE, 1766; RICHARD HAUGHTON, NAT. 2 JULY, 1747, OB. 14 JANY., 1779; RACHEL HAUGHTON, NAT. 22 DEC. 1739, OB. 23 FEB., 1778 ; LYDIA HAUGHTON, NAT. 3d FEB., 1745, OB. 19 JULY, 1746.
The above were the offspring, of Jonathan and Lydia Haughton.
(Ab.) HERE LIES ALL THAT IS MORTAL OF MR. JONATHAN HAUGHT0N JUNR., WHO WAS KILLED BY A FALL FROM HIS HORSE, ON THE 24th OF JUNE, 1753, IN THE 26th YEAR OF HIS AGE.
TO THIS SAD TOMB, WHOE'ER THOU ART, DRAW NEAR, ETC.
JONATHAN HAUGHTON, second son of Jonathan, the first settler in Jamaica, married, firstly, Johanna Violet, by whom he had an only son Jonathan, who was killed by a fall from his horse, and five daughters; the eldest, Mary, married Dr. Wood, of Hanover ; the second, Sarah, married Colonel Edward Chambers, of Prosper Estate in the said parish ; the third and fourth, Frances and Elizabeth, died unmarried ; and the youngest, Rebecca, married John Waller, nephew of John Terrick, Bishop of London.
Jonathan Haughton married secondly, Lydia, daughter of Robert Bowen, of Westmoreland, by whom he had two sons: Robert, who married, 2nd June, 1763, Sarah Garbrand Barrett, and died 25th June, 1766; Richard, who died unmarried, 14th January, 1779 ; and three daughters: Elizabeth, who married John Patterson, M.D., but had no issue ; Rachel, who died unmarried, and Lydia, who died an infant.
HERE LIETH THE BODY OF REBEKAH, WIFE OF COL. RICHARD HAUGHTON, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE JANUARY 27th, 1722, AGED 26 YEARS. She was a daughter of Thomas James.
HERE LIETH THE BODY OF ELIZABETH, SECOND WIFE OF COL. RICHARD HAUGHTON, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE, DECEMBER 25th, 1734, AGED 34 YEARS.
He was the eldest son of Jonathan Haughton, and she the daughter of George Goodin.
JOHN HAUGHTON JAMES, ESQUIRE, PROPRIETOR OF BURNT GROUND PEN, AND HAUGHTON HALL ESTATE, AGED 72 YEARS, NAT. 23 SEPT., 1763, OB. 29 JUNE, 1835.
HERE LIETH THE BODY OF PHILIP HAUGHTON, ESQUIRE, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON THE 22d OF FEBRUARY, 1765, AGED 64 YEARS, 2 MONTHS, AND 10 DAYS.
PHILIP HAUGHTON of Fat Hog Quarter Estate in Hanover. third son of Jonathan the first of the Jamaica Haughtons, married Catherine, daughter of Joseph Tharpe, of Bachelors' Hall, by whom he had issue, three sons : two Philips and a Jonathan, who died infants ; and five daughters, three of whom, two Sarahs and a Catharine, died young, and two, Mary and Ann, who survived him and became his coheirs.
BENEATH THIS MARBLE ARE DEPOSITED THE REMAINS OF MRS. CATHERINE HAUGHTON, WIFE OF PHILIP HAUGHTON, ESQ. DURING A SPACE OF NEAR 40 YEARS, SHE PERFORMED WITH CREDIT THE DUTIES OF AN AFFECTIONATE WIFE, AND A GOOD MOTHER, AND ON THE 7th DAY OF MAY, 1775, IN THE 60th YEAR OF HER AGE, SHE YIELDED TO THAT FATE TO WHICH ALL MORTALS MUST ONE DAY SUBMIT.
THIS IS THE EARLY TOMB OF MISS SARAH HAUGHTON, FIFTH DAUGHTER OF PHILIP AND CATHERINE HAUGHTON, WHO QUITTED THIS WORLD ON THE 10th DAY OF NOVEMBER, 1766, AGED 19 YEARS.
(Eulogistic lines follow.)
ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF HER BROTHERS AND SISTERS PHILIP HAUGHTON, OB. 9th MARCH, 1745, AET. 8 YEARS; PHILIP HAUGHTON, OB. 20th FEB. 1755, AET. 5 YEARS; JONATHAN HAUGHTON, OB. 30th APRIL, 1746, AET. 24 DAYS; SARAH HAUGHTON, OB. MARCH, 1745, AET. 10 YEARS; CATHERINE HAUGHTON, OB. 20 AUGT., 1756, AET. 16 YEARS.
TO THE MEMORY OF MR. DAVID DEHANY, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 11th DAY OF MARCH, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD, 1701, AND 46th YEAR OF HIS AGE.
TO THE MEMORY OF MR. PHILIP DEHANY, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE, FIRST DAY OF MAY, ANNO DOMINI, 1711, AGED 22 YEARS.
TO THE MEMORY OF MRS. MARY DEHANY, WHO RESIGNED HERSELF TO DEATH, THE 15th DAY OF DECEMBER, 1722, AND IN THE 51st YEAR OF HER AGE.
IN REMEMBRANCE OF SARAH DEHANY, WHOM IT PLEASED GOD TO TAKE UNTO HIMSELF THE 23d DAY OF AUGUST, 1729, AND IN THE FIRST YEAR OF HER AGE.
(Ab.) HERE LIETH THE BODY OF DAVID DEHANY, ESQ., OF THIS PARISH WHO AFTER A WELL SPENT LIFE OF 53 YEARS AND 24 DAYS, CHANGED IT FOR A BETTER, MAY 23d, 1754 ...............
DAVID DEHANY, ESQ., BORN 20th APRIL, 1724. DIED 22d JUNE, 1761. MARY, WIFE OF DAVID DEHANY, ESQ., BORN 22d JANUARY, 1702. DIED 14th JULY, 1761.
HERE LIETH THE BODY OF GEORGE DEHANY, ESQ., SON OF DAVID* AND MARY DEHANY. HE MARRIED MARY, DAUGHTER OF MATTHEW GREGORY, ESQ., OF WHOM HE LEFT THREE DAUGHTERS, LUCRETIA MARY, FAVELL, AND ELIZABETH, AND ONE SON, GEORGE, AND DEPARTED THIS LIFE APRIL 1st, 1767, AGED 46 YEARS AND 3 MONTHS.
(Ab.) TO THE MEMORY OF HUGH MUNRO, ESQ., WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 23d. DAY OF APRIL, 1829, IN HIS 79th YEAR. DURING A PERIOD OF 45 YEARS RESIDENCE IN THIS ISLAND HE MAINTAINED THE CHARACTER OF AN HONEST MAN. ERECTED AS A TESTIMONIAL OF ESTEEM AND GRATITUDE BY ONE WHO HAS TO LAMENT THE LOSS OF THE BEST OF UNCLES.
* According to the Kingston B. Reg., he was buried in a garden in that town. " It is said that the Dehanys claim descent from the Dehennins Counts de Bossu."Roby. Such a claim was to have been expected.
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THE HONOURABLE JOHN GUTHRIE, CUSTOS ROTULORUM AND COLONEL OF THE MILITIA OF THIS PARISH, WHO BY HIS COURAGE, CONDUCT, AND PERSEVERANCE EFFECTED THE REDUCTION OF THE REBELL NEGROES THAT FOR MANY YEARS MISERABLY HARRASS'D THIS ISLAND, AND AGAINST WHOM ALL FORMER ATTEMPTS HAD BEEN MADE IN VAIN. THEREFORE LET HIS MEMORY BE DEAR, AND
REMAINS SACRED TO POSTERITY. LET NONE WITH IMPIOUS HANDS DISTURB HIM DEAD, TO WHOM THE LIVING OWE THEIR QUIET, PEACE, AND SAFETY. HE DIED THE 13th DAY OF JUNE, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1739, IN THE 52d YEAR OF HIS AGE.
Arms, Quarterly, 1 and 4, Or, a lion rampant reguardant gules; 2 and 3, Azure, three garbs or.
(Eight eulogistic lines in verse follow.)
COLONEL JOHN GUTHRIE married Mary, daughter of George Williams, of Spanish Town, and of Old Hope, Westmoreland. On the 16th April, 1740, the Assembly, on petition, granted her a pension of £100 per annum, for her life, in consideration of the services of her late husband, who lost his life in an expedition against the Windward rebels, and because the sum of £1500 granted to him for his services against the Leeward rebels (Trelawny Town Maroons), not having been paid, had become the property of his creditors. Journals, vol. 3, p. 513.
She married, secondly, 15th November, 1741, Robert Delap, Member for Westmoreland, 1745-6, and Provost-Marshal, 1750. He died 11th November, 1751. She was a third time married.
HERE LIETH THE BODY OF JAMES GUTHRIE, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 10th DAY OF JULY, 1728.
MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS. 337
(Ab.) IN MEMORY OF THE HONOURABLE GEORGE MURRAY, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE, ON THE 14th DAY OF APRIL, 1804, AGED 75 YEARS, FIFTY-SIX OF WHICH HE RESIDED IN THIS ISLAND . HE WAS UPWARDS OF TWENTY YEARS ASSISTANT JUDGE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE .........
Arms, Azure, 3 mullets arg. Crest, A cubit arm, surmounted by a star of 8 points. [N. B. On his bookplates he bore Azure a chev. between 3 mullets arg. within a tressure counter flory, or.]
He married 5th April, 1775, Catherine Gordon, spinster, of St. James' Parish.
LIETH INTERR'D THE BODY ............WILLIAMS, LATE OF THE PARISH OF WESTMORELAND, ESQ.,................... OF THE REDGIMENT OF YE M ....AND CUSTOS ROTULORUM..................A PERSON DESERVING SUCH HONOURS FROM THE GOVERNMENT, FOR AFFECTION TO HIS COUNTRY AND BENEVOLENCE TO THE POOR, ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO SUFFERED IN THE LATE DREADFUL HURRICANE WHICH ON YE 28th OF AUGUST, 1722, GREAT NUMBER OF WHOM HE SUPPORTED IN THEIR NECESSITIES. HE DEPARTED THIS LIFE NOVEMBER YE 19th, 1723, AGED 35 YEARS.
HERE ALSO LYETH THE BODY OF WILLIAM WILLIAMS, SON OF THE AFORESAID COLL. WILLIAM WILLIAMS, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE OCTO. YE 23d,p 1719, AGED ALMOST FIVE YEARS.
HERE LIETH THE BODY OF MRS. JANE LEWIS, LATE THE WIFE OF THE HONOURABLE WILLIAM LEWIS, ESQ., AND ELDEST DAUGHTER OF MATTHEW GREGORY, ESQ., WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON THE 19th DAY OF FEBRUARY, 1765, AGED 39 YEARS AND 10 MONTHS. SHE WAS MARRIED 22 YEARS AND 5 DAYS
WILLIAM LEWIS, WHO DIED THE 27th OF APRIL, 1774, AGED 53 YEARS. HIS REMAINS WERE BROUGHT FROM ENGLAND ACCORDING TO HIS OWN REQUEST AND DEPOSITED IN THIS PLACE NEAR THOSE OF HIS AFFECTIONATE AND BELOVED WIFE.
M. G. LEWIS, grandson of the above, thus refers to another member of his family: "Breakfasted with the Chief Justice, who is my relative, and of my own name."
W. I. Journal, 4th Feb., 1816.
TO THE MEMORY OF THE HONOURABLE JOHN LEWIS, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE. ON THE 17th SEPTEMBER, 1820, IN THE 71st YEAR OF HIS AGE. HE WAS FOR MANY YEARS, A REPRESENTATIVE IN THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, AND CUSTOS ROTULORUM OF THE PARISH OF WESTMORELAND, CHIEF JUSTICE OF THIS ISLAND, AND PRESIDENT OF HIS MAJESTY'S COUNCIL.
The above was the relative of M. G. Lewis. N.B. It was this C. J. Lewis, and not C. J. Hugh Lewis, whose daughter married into the family of Hodges, as erroneously stated elsewhere.
TO THE MEMORY OF MRS. MARY LEWIS, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE, NOVEMBER 18th, 1813, AGED 61 YEARS: A TENDER MOTHER, AN AFFECTIONATE WIFE, AND FAITHFUL FRIEND, BELOVED AND LAMENTED. THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED AS A TRIBUTE OF AFFECTION, BY HER DUTIFUL CHILD, ANNE KATHERINE HODGES.
The above had a son, John Goodin Lewis, attorney-at-law. At the beginning of the eighteenth century there seem to have been two distinct families of the name of Lewis.* The more distinguished, was that settled in the parish of Westmoreland, whereof was John Lewis, Member of Assembly for St. Elizabeth, in 1702, ; Odoardo Lewis, Member of Assembly for the parishes of Westmoreland and St. Elizabeth, 1702--7 ; and an Andreiss Lewis, named probably after Colonel B. Andreiss, of Lacovia, who was buried 28th Oct., 1733, and was succeeded by his son Odoardo Lewis, bapt. in 1732.
We next find William Lewis, who, by his wife, Jane, daughter of Dr. Matthew Gregory, had one son and four daughters.**
Matthew Lewis, the son, became Under Secretary of State for War, and married a daughter of Sir T. Sewell, Knt., Master of the Rolls, &c., by whom he had two sons and two daughters: 1. William, who died young; 2. Matthew Gregory Lewis, who succeeded to the family estates, and was better known as the author of "The Monk." Dying unmarried, " Monk " Lewis bequeathed his estate of Cornwall to his elder sister, Frances Maria, wife of Sir Henry Lushington, 2d Bart., and a moiety of Hordley to his younger sister.
* Chief justice Hugh Lewis was the first of his family in Jamaica, and came originally to the island as a merchant's clerk.
**Two of these married men of note, on the same day, [April 8th, 1783, in St. Catherine's parish] Elizabeth Catherine, to Genl. Robert Brownrigg, Captor of Kandy ; and Mary, to Genl. John Whitelocke, vanquished at Buenos Ayres.
IN MEMORY OF THE HONOURABLE HENRY GALE, ESQ., CUSTOS, AND COLONEL OF THE PARISH OF ST. ELIZABETH, IN THIS ISLAND BORN THE 19th OF FEBUY., 1737, DIED, THE 8th OF MARCH, 1767.
Arms, Azure, on a fess between 3 saltires or, 3 lions' heads erased, gules.
This Henry, who was also a Member for St. Elizabeth in 1760, 1765, and 1766, and married, 25th October, 1764, Elizabeth Williams, (she remarried 24th May, 1770, William Harvie of St. Dorothy, Member for St. Elizabeth, 1774 and 1781) was great-grandson of Jonathan Gale, who patented, 28th April, 1673, five hundred and thirty-three acres, in Wel-Savanna, in St. Elizabeth's, with other lands in that parish.
His son, Jonathan, was Colonel and Custos of St. Elizabeth, Member for that parish in 1708-9 and 1711 ; for Westmoreland, 1715 to 17267, and was buried in St. Elizabeth's in 1727 ; and his elder son, a third Jonathan, was father of Custos and Colonel Henry.
John Gale, an uncle of Henry, was Member for St. Elizabeth, in 1731 and 1732-3 and was buried in that parish, 14th June, 1738, being then a Major.
Eleanor Gale, an aunt of Henry, so named after her mother Eleanor, wife of the second Jonathan, (she was buried in St. Elizabeth's, 16th October, 1725), married in St. Catharine's, 22nd August, 1727, Colonel Robert Phillips of St. Andrew's, Member for that parish in 1738 and 17456. Eleanor Phillips was buried in St. Andrew's, 25th February, 1759; her husband, the Colonel, 17th November, 1763. Roby.
HERE LYES INTERRED THE BODY OF ELIZABETH, DAUGHTER TO YE HONBLE. JOHN GALE, AND ELIZABETH HIS WIFE, WHO DYED APRIL THE 30th, 1761, IN THE 34th YEAR OF HER AGE. IN MEMORY OF WHOSE MANY AMIABLE QUALITIES, HER HUSBAND, DANIEL M'GILCHRIST, ESQ., HATH ERECTED THIS MONUMENT OF HIS LOVE AND REGARD TO ONE OF THE BEST OF WIVES.
HERE LIES THE HONOURABLE JOHN CAMPBELL, BORN AT INVERARY IN ARGYLESHIRE, NORTH BRITAIN, AND DESCENDED OF THE ANTIENT FAMILY OF AUCHENBRACK : WHEN A YOUTH HE SERVED SEVERAL CAMPAIGNS IN FLANDERS. HE WENT AS CAPTAIN OF THE TROOPS SENT TO DARIEN, AND ON HIS RETURN BY THIS ISLAND, IN 1700, HE MARRIED THE DAUGHTER OF COLLONEL CLAYBORN, BY WHOM HE HAD SEVERAL CHILDREN. IN 1718 HE MARRIED ELIZABETH, NOW ALIVE, RELICT OF COLLONEL GAMES. HE WAS MANY YEARS MEMBER OF THE ASSEMBLY, COLONEL, AND CUSTOS OF ST. ELIZABETH'S. IN 1722 HE WAS MADE ONE OF THE PRIVY COUNCILL. HE WAS THE FIRST CAMPBELL WHO SETTLED IN THIS ISLAND: AND THRO' HIS EXTREAM GENEROSITY AND ASSISTANCE, MANY ARE NOW POSSESSED OF OPULENT FORTUNES. HIS TEMPERANCE AND GREAT HUMANITY HAVE ALWAYS BEEN VERY REMARKABLE. HE DIED JANUARY THE 29th, 1740, AGED 66 YEARS, UNIVERSALLY LAMENTED.
Arms, Gyrony of eight, within a border. A cubit arm holding a spur. Motto, "Forget not."
HERE LIES KATHERINE, WIFE TO JOHN CAMPBELL, AND DAUGHTER TO COLONEL CLAYBORN, AND JOINT HEIRESS WITH HER SISTER. SHE DIED 1715, AGED 34 YEARS. THIS TOMB THEIR ELDEST SON COLIN HAS CAUSED TO BE ERECTED AS HIS FILIAL DUTY AND AFFECTION, DECEMBER 25th, 1740.
The first person of this name in the Island, married the daughter of Leonard Clayborne, Member for St. Elizabeth in 1698, and Colonel of its regiment, who was slain, while opposing the invasion of the French, under Du Casse, in 1694.
He was a Darien refugee.
These Campbells are supposed to have been a branch of the Scottish house of Auchenbrack.
There were several Campbells who rose to eminence in Jamaica, and intermarried with some good families. Donald Campbell, private Secretary to Governor Campbell, and Speaker of the House of Assembly after William Blake, married Frances Gent, widow of Ballard Beckford, eldest son of Thomas, second son of Governor Peter Beckford.
HERE LYETH THE BODY OF BARNARD ANDREISS, ESQ., LIEUT.-COL. OF YE LEEWARD REGIMENT, AND CUSTOS ROTULORUM OF ST. ELIZABETH'S PARISH, WHO DIED THE 23d DAY OF JULY, 1710, AGED 70 YEARS 3 MONTHS AND 26 DAYS.
He was proprietor of Lacovia, which probably passed to the Hodges family, by the marriage of his daughter [?] Bonella, with Joseph Hodges, Member of Assembly in 1711.
NEAR THIS MONUMENT LIES INTERRED THE BODY OF JOHN PUSEY, ESQ., WHO DIED ON THE 24th DAY OF JANUARY, 1767, AGED 75 YEARS.
Arms, Gu. 2 bars, or. Crest, A cat-o'-mountain.
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF WILLIAM PUSEY, ESQ., REPRESENTATIVE IN ASSEMBLY FOR THIS PARISH, AND COLONEL OF THE MIDLAND DIVISION OF THE HORSE MILITIA; WHO DIED, THE 11th DAY OF JUNE, 1783, AGED 42 YEARS; AND OF ELIZABETH,* HIS WIFE, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE, THE 8th DAY OF JUNE, 178.. IN HER FORTIETH YEAR.
HERE LYETH INTER'D THE BODY OF COLL. THOMAS SUTTON, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE, THE I 5th DAY OF NOVEMBER, IN THE SEVENTYSECOND YEAR OF HIS AGE, AND IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD GOD, 1710.
B. M. Slab.
It was on his plantation in Clarendon, that the first serious servile revolt occurred in 1669. Sutton was a gallant soldier, and defended Carlisle Bay breastwork against the French, under Du Casse, in 1694.
Rule was her maiden name, married 11th March, 1715.
Ab.) IN MEMORY OF JOHN SUTTON, SON OF JOHN SUTTON,* ESQ., OF THIS PARISH (Eulogium.) POST TAM ILLUSTRE DILUCULUM QUALIS EXPECTANDUS ESSET MERIDIES? SED NUBESSED TENEBRESED UMBRA MORTIS
HE WAS CUT OFF IN THE FLOWER OF HIS AGE, BY THE VIOLENCE OF A FEVER, 23d AUGUST, ANNO 1745.
W. M. Slab.
He was grandson of Colonel Thomas Sutton, before mentioned.
HERE LYETH THE BODY OF THE HONOURABLE EDWARD PENNANT, ESQ.,WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE, THE 11th OF JUNE, 1736 AETAT 64.
He was Chief Justice, Custos Rotulorum of Clarendon and Vere, &c.; and father of Samuel, Henry, Smart, [a daughter], and John, eldest surviving son, who married in St. Catherine's, 22d Oct., 1734, Bonella, daughter of Joseph Hodges, of Lacovia, Member of Assembly in 1711, and whose name survives in a large pen near Black River. Richard, their son, was created a peer of Ireland, on the 19th Nov., 1783, by the title of Lord Penrhyn. See "The Peerage."
* At page 304 Of this work, there is an epitaph, communicated by a gentleman [W. D. B.] in Jamaica, in which the coincidence of dates, if no more, is suggestive.
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