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I r which, methinks, as they ought to be had in tailing

Remembrance; fo, in Regard to their Virtue, \ have
exhibited this humble Memorial.



• I i'. the Deanerj o\ Cra n. So fai from hence is Burti/tUl Rectory,
l • ) • Hi.' Patronage <<\ Sii William « 1- \\ 1 s, Bart,

and Mr. Alcock, In the < nurch, which 1 dedicated to St. Wilfrid, I pen
about the Yeai 17.25. i«" Pulpita, with a R< icli ; which lx

M -I ><• Ine Set ric< alternately.

i||| [ON!




nscriptions in the \ Church- Yard



Alphabetically digefted : Firft, In the Choir-Yard'. And,
Secondly, On the South Side of the venerable Building:
With a few, at the Weft End, here intermix' d ; but mention 'd

accordingly, to diftinguish thou from the reft.

I. Epitaphs in the Yard of the CHOIR.

B.

TITEri. lieth the Body of Richard Barker, who died the
-*■•*- 29th Day of April, 17 14.

HEre lieth interr'd the Body of Mrs. Clare Bambrotjgh,
of this Town, who departed this Life the 5th Day of
September, Anno Dom. 1684.



t In the Year 1385, Richard de Raven/er, Archdeacon of Lincoln, creeled, on
the North Side of this Church- Yard, .111 Hofpital, for poor People, of both Sexes,
12 in Number. li- Endowment was 9/. 2s. 6d. Yearly, that afforded an
Half- Pen n v a Day to each of them ; which, tho' feeming very little now, yet
went far in' those Days. About the same time, he founded a Chantry, in the
Chapel of St. ANNE, which join'd to the Church ; where Prayers were to be said
for the Souls of King Edward III. Queen Philippa, Ifabcl her Mother, and King
Richard : as also for hi* own Soul, and those of all the Faithful departed.



H. Trinity Church Yard ///Kingfton-upon-Hull. 47

"\TIgii this Place is interr'd the Body of William Bewley,
of this Town, Wine-Cooper, who departed this Life
the 1 8th of November. Ait at is 63, Anno Salutis, 1678.

"NT Ear this Place lieth the Body of Anne, Widow of Ro-
bert BlNCKS, late Elder Brother of the Trinity-Houfc,
who departed this Life the i8th Day of February, 1730.

UEre lieth the Body of Mrs. Elizabeth Boulton, who
died October the 17th, 1678. Here alfo is interr'd
Mrs. Barbara Pell, her Mother, who died Angujl 1, 1694.
Here alfo lieth the Body of Mr. Robert Pell, A. M. who
was 39 Years Maftcr of this School, and died A. D. 17 16,
aged 72 Years. He was an affectionate Husband, a ten-
der Father ; and his School had his utmoft Care.



UEre lieth the Body of Mr. James Chambers, Mafter
and Mariner, who departed this Life the 18th of De-
cember, 1700. Here alfo lieth the Body of James, Son of
Mr. James Chambers, who departed this Life, MarcJi the 10th,
Anno 1 7 14, in the 25th Year of his Age. Here lieth the
Body of JUDITH, Daughter of Mr. James Chambers, who de-
parted this Life, November 19th, Anno 1716, in the iSth
Year of her Age. Here lieth the Body of Elizabeth, Wife
of Mr. William Seaman, Maftcr and Mariner, and Daughter
of Mr. James Chambers, who departed this Life, MareJi the
7th, Anno 1726, in the 32d Year of her Age.

LJ ERE lieth interr'd the Body of Mr. THOMAS CLARK,
of KingJlon-upon-IIull, Merchant, who departed this Life
the 30th Day of November, 1695. in the 41ft Year of his
Age. And alfo of Dorothy his Daughter, who died Oelo-
Inr 15, 1695. aged 3 Years. Likewife of FRANCES his
Daughter, who died the 5th of November, 17 10. in the [8th
of her Age. Spe Beata RefurreSHonis, Here alfo lieth
interr'd the Body of Mrs. DOROTHY CLARK, Widow and Relicl
of the above-named Mr. Thomas Clark, who departed this
Life the 22d Day <>f March, 1713, in the 44th \V,u of
her Age ; and refta in Hope of a joyful RefurreCtion.

D. JAQI
'■



48 Chap. ii. Epitaphs and Inscriptions.

D.

JAQUES Dewit, departed this Life, in the Year of our
LORD, 1 7 17. Aged 77 Years.



G.



R (



Obertus Ganton, M. P. Hie conditio- Vir magna Pro-
bitatis et Induflriie, multarum Scientiarum peritus, et Rei
Medicos pcritifjimns. Obi it 19. Martij 1697. Anno JEtatis
fiuc 3S. That is, Robert Ganton, Profeffor of Phyfick, is
here interr'd : A Man of great Probity and Induftry, skil-
ful in the Sciences, and chiefly in what belong'd to his Prac-
tice. He dy'd March 19, 1697. in the Year of his Age 38.
Here alfo lieth the Body of Mrs. SUSANNAH GANTON,
Daughter to Mr. Robert I'airbam, of Hcddon, Alderman,
fometime Merchant - Adventurer of Hull, and Wife to
Mr. Robert Ganton : By whom flic had feven Children, and
departed this Life the 22d of February, 1696, in the 42d
Year of her Age.



H.

LJEre refteth the Body of WILLIAM Harrow, Mafter
and Mariner, who departed this Life the 8th of Sep-
tember, 1638.

A/TIchael Harrison, Woollen-Draper, buried May 6,
1689. ANNE his Wife, April 24, 17 13.

L.

JJEre lieth the Body of Mr. Robert Lambert, Draper,
who died October the 2d, in the Faith of CHRIST, 1668.
He was Sheriff of this Town. [/// 1660.]

"LJEre lieth Elizabeth, the Wife of John Lampson, in-
terr'd here the 2d of May, 1709.

"LJEre lieth the Body of Mr. John Leamax, of this
Town, Mafter and Mariner, who died the 25th Day of
Augujl, 17 17. JEtatis fa® 56.



M.

IJEre lies the Body of Robert Meadlev, who died the
26th of June, 1696. aged 63 Years ; and his two Sons,

and



Inscriptions in the Yard of the Choir. 49

and one Daughter. Stephen, aged 10 Weeks ; THOMAS,
aged 6 Years ; Susanna, one Year, and Month. Here alfo
lies the Body of WILLIAM, Son of Robert Meadley, Mafter
and Mariner, who died June 23, 1705. aged 32, and his Son
THOMAS, interr'd with him, died June 25, aged 4 Years.
And his Daughter Susanna died March 28, aged 6 Months,
a Week, and 4 Days. Here lies the Body of Susanna, Wife
of Robert Meadley, who departed this Life Augujl 15, 1707,
aged 72> Years.

J-JEre lieth the Body of Thomas Moxon, Merchant, who
departed this Life March the 7th, Anno Doni. 1673. his
Age being 47 Years. And alfo Anne his Wife, who de-
parted this Life, July the 8th, Anno Doni. 1675.



R.

|-JEre lieth interr'd the Body of ARTHUR READHEAD, Son

of Robert Rein/head, late of Colby, in Lincolnshire, Gen-
tleman, who departed this Life January the 19th, 17 15. in
the 56th Year of his Age.

J-IEre lieth interr'd the Body of Captain WILLIAM RlPLEY,

who departed this Life September the 23d, 1680. aged 56.
And ELIZABETH, his Wife, who died, A. D. 1708.

J-JEke lieth the Body of George ROBSON, Mafter and
Mariner, who died the 7th of December, 1701.



s.

J-JEre lieth the Body of Michael Siiawter, who depart-
ed this Life the 17th of February, 1729. aged 45 Years.

piERE lieth the Body of Mr. William Skinner, eldeft
Son of Alderman William Skinner, of this Town, lie
married Mary, the Daughter of Timothy Fultkrop, of Tnnjlal,
in the Bilhoprick of Dnrlimm, Efq J by whom he had one S. .d,
and Five Daughters: He died the 17th of July, Anno 1724.
/Etatis 70.

J {I. li. lieth the Body of Mr. JOSEPH SUTTON, who de-
parted this Life in the 32d Year <>f his Age, the 24th
of Aujnijt 1712. lb ire lieth alfo Thomas the Son -•!

Mr. Jofeph Sutton, who died in the full Year of his ,\
the 5th of February, 1710. Ih li



5° Chap. ii. Epi taphs and Inscriptions in

JJERE lieth interr'd Mary, the Wife of George SWALLLOW,

who exchanged this mortal Life, for an immortal
one, December the 16th, 1728. in the 21 ft Year of her Age.

T.

JJERE lieth interr'd the Body of Elizabeth Taylor,
Widow of Doctor TaYLOR, and Daughter of Hugh Lifter,

of this Town, Efquire ; who departed this Life the 21ft of

June, 1 7 14, aged 61 Years.

JJERE lieth the Body of ROBERT THORP, who departed
this Life the 2d Day of March, 17 10. in the 68th Year

of his Age.

JJEre lieth interr'd the Body of Mr. Samuel THOMPSON,
of this Town, Wine-Cooper, who departed this Life

the 15 th of April, 17 17. aged 48 Years.

w.

JJERE lieth interr'd the Body of Mrs. Mary WALLIS,
Wife of Mr. Towers Wall is, of this Town, Merchant,
and Daughter to Alderman Richard Gray. She departed
this Life, in the true Faith of Christ, the 15th of March,
1695. An no /Eta lis 32.

]-[Ere lieth the Body of Richard Watson, who departed
this Life the 27th of June, 17 18. Alfo of Hannah
his Wife, who departed this Life the 16th of July, 17 15.

JJEre lieth interr'd the Body of Mr. Joel WlNSPEARE,
of this Town, Merchant, who departed this Life the
2 1 ft Day of December, 1681. in the 30th Year of his Age.

II. Infcriptions on the South Side of the Church.

B.

JJERE lieth the Body of JANE, the Wife of Francis BENSON,
Mafon, and Daughter of Ridiaffl Roebuck, Mafon, who died
February II, 1720. aged 56 Years.

££Ere lieth the Body of Richard Brittain, who departed
the 5th of December, 1728. aged 53 Years.

j-J_ERE lieth the Body of Anne, the Wife of John BULLARD, who
departed this Life the 22d of November, 1730. aged 58 Years.

C. Here



H.Trinity Church-Yard ///Kingfton-upon-Hull. 5 1

C.

JJEre lieth the Body of Laurence Clark, of this Town,

Plummer, who departed this Life the ioth of December, 1726.
aged 64 Years. Here alfo lieth the Body of Laurence Clark,
Plummer, Son of Laurence Clark, who departed this Life the 22d
of September, 1727. AZtatis face 29.
J-^Ere lieth the Body of Thomas Cook, Pipe-Maker, who died

the 7th of February, 1720. aged 64.
|TEre lieth interr'd the Body of Mr. John Crifpiu, Mafter and

Mariner, who departed this Life, in the true Faith of Christ,
the 3d Day of October, 1679. in the Year of his Wardenfliip for
the Trinity- Houfe, and in the 45th Year of his Age.
-JEre lieth Elizabeth, (the Daughter of John Crispin,

Mafter and Mariner,) who departed this Life December 31,
1 669. being Five Years of Age.
J^[Ere lieth the Body of Mr. William Crowle, of this Town,

Merchant, who departed this Life the 8th of Augufl 1730.
and in the 70th Year of his Age; Son of Alderman George Crowle,
who was a great Benefactor to this Town. This Gentleman lies
buried near the Side of the Church.

D.

-[Ere lies the Body of Mr. George Dickinson, Mafter and
Mariner, five times Warden of Trinity-Houfe, who departed
this Life the 4th of June, 1698. in the 80th Year of his Age.
JJEab this Place is interr'd Robert Dickinson, who died
September 4, 1680. aged 37. Alfo Susanna his Wife, who
died the 27th of February, 1726. aged yy. Elizabeth, their
Daughter, died the 6th of April, 1726. aged 46. Jane, their Daugh-
ter, the 13th of A/arch, 17 14 aged 40. Thomas Wakefield, her
Husband, died the 26th of March, 17 18. aged 54. Alfo John
Cam/fall, who died the ioth of Oclobcr, 1722. aged 61 Years.
[Ere lieth the Body of Thomas Dixon, who died the 13th
of December, \yi6. in the 29th Year of his Age.

E.

JEre lie the Bodies of Henry Etiirinoton, and J\m
his Wife. He departed this Life the 4th of January; ami
entered the Ninetieth Year of his Age, Anno Domini 1716.

F.

TEbe lie the Bodies of RlCHARD and Elizabbtb POSTER,

who died in December, 1721 ; his Age 30, her Age 25 \\.u .
Some Lines might hare been written of this Pair, as now art
the Grave <>f Mr. PBAHClfl Hi NTRODE8, and M\i;v his Wife,
interr'd (in the Year 1680.) near the Choi)- Door of St. ,MAKY>

Church,



5 2 Chap. ii. Epitaphs and Inscriptions in

Churchy Whitby. (*) Their Birth and Age make, indeed, feme Diffe-
rence : But in the Death of this Couple, (as yet but young, "when
one Month determined their Fate!) they fcarcely feem'd divided.




(*) Husband, and Wife that did Twelve Children bear,
Dy'd the fame Day, alike both aged were.
' Bout Eighty Years they livd/five Hours did part
(Evn on the Marriage-Day) each tender Heart.
So fit a Match, furely, could never be:
Both, in their Lives, and in their Deaths, agree.

On which Lines, tho' an ingenious Gentleman has paraphras'd, I will
not venture to ufe his Words, but rather fomething in Imitation.

T/y*AS ever Pair more happily combin'd ?

Or ever Fortune feem'd fo much divine ?
One fcarcc had Life, the other Heav'n defign'd
To grant a Being, both in Love to fhinc.

Thro' rolling Years they paft: And when that Death
Took One, the Other felt his cruel Dart :

Both in one Day, perhaps, one Hour, loft Breath ;
And, as they liv'd, together, they depart !

Could



H. Trinity Church Yard /; / Kingfton-upon-Hull. 53

CJAptain William Frugill, died the 21ft Day of
April, 1656. [A Sword is carved, with thefe Lines.]
What Sir, they fay, 'tis Jure : True Men of War,
Of Valour, Art, and Faith, eompofed are.
If Indian, German, Englifh Wars yield Fame,
Read then a Man of War, in Englifh Name.

G.

J-TIc facet Johannes Gorwood, cum duobus filiis, (Samuele
et Joanne) qui obiit Dec. 16. Anno Dom. 17 19. sEtat.fua?
46. Jacet hie quoque Uxor precdicli Joannis. Ob. 13. Septemb.
A. S. 1728. Mtat. 44. [Buried at the Weft End.]

JEhe is interr'd the Body of Lydia, the Wife of Mr. John
Graves, Merchant, who departed this Life, Feb. 14. 1672

H.

fJEitE lieth the Body of Robert Hall, late of this Town,

Taylor. Obiit 9 July. 17 19. sE 'tat is 63.
JJEre lieth the Body of Mr. Thomas Harrison, Writing-
Matter : Who, after a Life of great Piety, and much Ufeful-
nefs in his Profeffion, did, with great Satisfaction, refign up his
Soul into the Hands of his Redeemer, the 9th Day of December,
in the Year of our LORD 17 15. and of his Age 84.

JEke lieth the Body of Mr. David Hesslewood, Mailer and

Mariner, and Warden of the Trinity-llonfe, who died the 25 th

of July, 1 7 17. aged 58 Years. Alfo Margaret, his Wife, who

died the 20th of November, 17 19. aged 49 Years: And John,

their el deft Son, died the 31ft of December, 1707. aged 19 Years.

JOhn Johnson, died November the 5th, in the Fourteenth Year

of his Age, Anno Dom. 17 12.
L. Her b

Could ever Marriage more confummate prove ?

Or imitate the mofl harmonious Strings ;
Which joining Arts had mov'd, in trueft Love,

As when Orphceus plays, Hymenceus fings ?
But ftill conjoin'd, melodiously, to raife,

Their tuneful Voices, far above the Spheres ;
Now both together ling th' Almighty's Praife ;

Whilft Eb, JEHOVAH ! pleafing fits, and heai ,
Thus Birth, and Wedlock, Trouble, Joy, and Death,

Alternate fuay'd, to Everlafting Life :
New Joys, in Ileav'n, exchang'd lor Cares, on Earth;

Was ever fuch an happy Man and Wife?



54 Chap. ii. Epitaphs and Inscriptions in

L.

TTEre licth the Body of Eliza beth Langdale, Widow,

who died the 27th of November, 1718.
IT Ere licth Mary, the Daughter of Nicholas Lintey, and

Wife of Samuel Crifpiu. She died the 20th of September, 1659.

M.

TTEre is intcrr'd William Marsingale, March 3, 1704.
aged 58. Nigh this Place Mary, his Wife, May 2, 1708.
aged 39. Here alfo William, their Son, December 6, 1723. aged
26. A Deacon truly qualified, holding the Myjlery of the Faith
in a pure Confcieuce, I. Tim. iii. 9.

TTEre lies the Body of Anne, the Daughter of Thomas Mar-
tin, who died in May, 1705 ; and James, the Son of Tho-
mas Martin, who died in July, 1705.

TTEre licth the Body of George Matthews, and Sarah,
his Wife. She died the 6th of May, 17 17. sEtat. 62. And
he died Oclob. 31. 17 17. vEtat. 6$. And alfo 8 Children, via.
Sarah Roebuck, late Wife of John Roebuck, Frec-Mafon. She
dy'ci the 27th of December, 1708. And Charles Matthews,
Freeman, and Apothecary, of this Town. He died the 26th of
May, 171 5. JEtat. 25. The other 6 died in their Infancy.
TTEre is intcrr'd the Body of William Moore, Cord-
wainer. He died the 14th of December, 17 14. aged 70.
He was the third Son of Mr. John Moor, Woollen-Draper.

P.
TTEre licth intcrr'd the Body of Francis Porter, of this
Town, Innholder, who departed this Life the 28th Day of
September, Anno 17 12. in the 72d Year of his Age.
TTEre lieth the Body of John Purver, Son of Mr. John Pur-
vey, who departed this Life, in the true Faith of Christ, on
the 8th of November, 1702. aged 31 Years. Here alfo lieth the
Body of Mrs. Anne Ptjryer, late Wife of Mr. John Purver,
Sheriff of this Town, in the Year, 1705 ; By whom he had 7 Sons,
and 4 Daughters. She departed this Life, in the true Chriftian
Faith, the 7th Day of April, 17 10. in the 71ft Year of her Age.
Here alfo licth intcrr'd the Body of John Puryer, Gentleman,
and Sheriff of this Town, who departed this Life, in the true Faith
of Christ, the 4U1 Day of October, 17 14. in the 72d Year of his
A^e : He married Eleanor, his fecond clearly beloved Wife, by
whom he had one Son, named John Purver. [Buried at W. End.]

R.

TTEre lie the Bodies of Andrew Rayner, (who departed
this Life the 26th of February, 1718. in the 85th Year of his

Age)



H.Trinity Church- Yard/// Kingfton-upon-Hull. 55

Age) and Mary, his Wife, who died the 6th of November, 17 19.

in the 83d Year of her Age.

T_T Ere lieth the Body of THOMAS ROBERTS, who departed this

Life the 27th of March, 1727. aged 33 Years.
U Ere lieth interr'd the Body of Mr. William Robinson,

fometime Sheriff of this Town, who departed this Life the
8th of December. Here also interred the Body of Mrs. ELIZA-
BETH Robinson, late Wife of Mr. William Robinson, of this
Town, Master and Mariner, and Daughter of the above-named Mr.
William Robinson, who departed this Life the 25th of May t
1 7 17. aged 56 Years. And also the Body of Mrs. FRANCES, their
Daughter, who died the 5th of Feb. 1707. [ Buried at IV. End.~\

s.

T-J Ere lieth the Body of Rebecca, the Daughter of Mr. Robert
Sanderson, Woollen-Draper ; who married REBECCA,
the Daughter of the Worshipful Alderman Bloom, 1665.
U Ere lieth buried the Body of JAMES SCOLES, Merchant-Ad-
venturer, who departed this Life the 10th of Nov. A.D. 1633.
\X7lTHlN this Vault lieth interr'd the Body of the Wor-
shipful Alderman JOHN SOMERSCALES, Merchant,
who was twice Mayor of this Town. He departed this Life
the 1 8th Day of February, 1732. aged 79. He married
Martha, the Daughter of Mr. John Watson, late of this
Town, by whom he had four Sons, and four Daughters.
Two of his Sons lie interr'd here. [Near the West Door.']
T-IEkl lieth interr'd the Body of ROBERT STANDIGE, who de-
parted this Life April 12, in the Year of our LORD, 1677.
JOhn Short, of this Town, Wine-Cooper, departed this Life
Feb. the 26th, Mtatis 61, Anno Sal it lis 17 17.
I_IEre lies the Body of Henry Short, Distiller, who died the
24th of June, 1733. aged 37. Also the Bodies of HENRY and
Mary, two of his Children. Likewise the Bodies of JOHN Short
the Father (and JOHN Short the Brother) of tin-said Henry Short.
'"FHlS in Memory of John Storm, Parish-Clerk 41 Years,
excellent in his Way, buried here the 24th of May, [727. aged
74 Y' ii He lies on the South Side of the Church Porch.
J J Ere lieth the Body of Mr. Leonard Story, late Officer of
His Maj< tstoms in this Town. He departed this Life

the 26th Day of August, 1719, in the 70th Yearoi his Age: Who,
after he had survived Elizabeth, his beloved Wife, (who died

the first "f September, 170J, in the 58th War of her Age) was

interr'd in the same Grave.

II W.Here



56 Chap. ii. Epitaphs and Inscriptions in

W.

JJEre lies the Body of Francis Watson, of this Town,
Wine-Cooper, who departed this Life the 17th Day of Decem-
ber, 1706. in the 70th Year of his Age.

T-IErje lieth interr'd the Body of DANIELW HITAKER, who de-
parted this Life September 23, . /. Dom. 1724. aged 55 Years.
Alfo four Children : SARAH, SUSANNA, DANIEL and ISAAC.
T_T Ere lieth the Body of THOMAS Wood, who died January
the 1 6th, A.D. 1717. aged 79 Years.
J Ere lies the Body of Mr. SAMUEL Wood, who died August

the 25th, A.D. 1730. aged 57 Years.
■JEre lieth the Body of Mr. Stephen WOOD, who died the
5 th of March, 17 18. aged 48 Years.

Y.

JJERE lieth the Body of MARGARET, the Wife of Robert
YOUNG, who died the 26th Day of December, Anno Domini
1 7 1 5 . JEtatis fuce 64.



Of the Church dedicated to St. MARY,
called the Low-Church.

T7ROM what. Manuscripts, or other Accounts I have perus'd, I
find this Church to have been built much about the same time
as the other, promoted by several of the same Contributors : That
it has been a much larger Edifice than at present ; and probably
there might have been Chantries therein. King Henry VIII.
us'd it as his Chapel Royal : But the Steeple offending him,
because it was opposite the Place where he rcfided, he order'd it
to be pull'd down ; in which Condition the Church continued for
a long time, 'till the Inhabitants erected a new one (in which are
3 Bells) at their own Expence. Underneath a Mayor lies buried,
upon whofc Grave-Stone is the following Infcription.

ZJERE lieth interr'd the Body of William Mould, late
Merchant, and Alderman of Hull, who was twice Mayor of
the fame Town. He departed this Life, Feb. 26. A.D. 1721. in
the 66th Year of his Age.

Near this, is another Infcription, viz.

ZJERE lieth the Body of THOMAS Scaman M after and Ma-

riner, who died the 14th of December, 17 12. aged 65.



St. MARY'S Church, Kingfton-upon-Hull. 57

Round a handfome Font near the foregoing : Peter Madock,
John Fawfett, Church-Wardens. A new Clock was put up, 1716.
James Wilkinfon, and Benjamin Blaydes, Jun. Church-Wardens.

But, to proceed in the Church. On a painted Board, near the
Pulpit, are the Emblems of Mercy and Justice : Between which, is
fupported an Harrow ; a Crown at the Top ; a Cap and Floivcr-de-
Lis on each Side. Befides, are thefe Lines.

« JYJERCY and JUSTICE, fet in pious Station,

" Have ever been the fure Props of a Nation :
" They uphold Kings ; and Crowns they do fupport ;
" Nor is there, againft Sin, a furer Fort :
" An Emblem of true Regiment is this ;
" Which, who obferves, shall never rule amifs."
Vivat Rex, & floreat Grex. 1660.



The Inscriptions, and Epitaphs, are as follow.
B.

J-JERE lieth interr'd the Body of Mr. MICHAEL BEILBY, of

this Town, Merchant, who dy'd Oclob. 3, 1705, aged 81.
Alfo Philadelphia Beilby, late Wife of Mr. Jonathan Beilby,
of Hull, Merchant, Daughter to Francis Moore, Alderman,
thrice Mayor of Clicjlerfnid, buried on the South Side of this
Stone, Aug. 6, 1706. aged 43 Years. And on the Weft Side
lieth PHILADELPHIA, their Daughter, who dy'd the 24th
of Oelober, 17 10. aged 14 Years. [Buried in the S. /Jlc]

AT the Foot of this lies, in Hope of a Bleffed Refurrcc-
tion, the Bodies of JONATHAN BEILBY, Merchant, and

Philadelphia, his Wife ; by whom he had 7 Sons, and
5 Daughters : The former departed this Life the 27th of
Oelober, 171 I. in the 54th Year of hi : The latter

died the 3d of Auguji, 1706. in the 43d Year of her

This Inferiptiou is near the Son/ft Wall.

D.
] [Ere lieth the Body of the Worfhipful William Dobson,
Merchant-Adventurer, twice Mayor of this Town, who
departed this Life the 20th Day of Oelober, 1666. And of
Sybil, his Wife, who departed this Life the 19th Day of
Auguft, 1668. And affix* d to the Wall, (near which he lies bu-
rial, in the North Isle) is a Jlnjt, under which is this Inferiptiou.

I ■



58 Chap. 11. Epitaphs and Inscriptions in

TN Memoriam hujus Emporij, bis ad Clavum (edit Prae-
fe£tus Purpurfi caeterifque [mperii [nsignibus donatus ;
* Sceptro, Gladioque praecurforibus famulatus eft. Juftitiae,
& Miferecordiae Patronum dixeris, an Vmdicem ? Qui re-
gendo par erat. Cedant Arma Loci, Gladium, Sceptrumque
Colorquc. GULIELMUS DOBSON Caeli pretiosus Emptor,
congeftans ubicunque Opes, colligens, dedit, distribuit :
Gemma ut fibi lucraret Caelum pretiofius omni. Audi
tria Verba ; totidem gratus, pius, hdelis, hofpitalis ;
Deum. Regem, Vicinum, colendo, amando, fublevando.
Tali fatellitio ftipatus, hujus Vitae Laudem meruit. Quid
potuit majus, quid non fperabimus ultra, fuge quaerere.



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N Memory of the Mayor of this Corporation, who was twice in
that Office, adonfd in Purple, bearing, as Enfigns of Magi-
flracy, a Mace, and Sword. it's difficult to fay, whether he
{who had Abilities fit for his Station) was a greater Patron of
Justice, er fevere Revenger of any Breach made upon it ? Let the
Bearings, or Arms, of the Town, or any other Accomplishments
whatever, be of no Account, when laid in the Balance to his fupc-
rior Virtues. WILLIAM DOBSON, dejirous of Happincfs, what-
ever Riches he attain 1 d to, he generously gave, and diflributed to
pious Ufcs, in order to pur chafe Heaven, far more precious than
any Earthly Trcnfurcs. Hear his Character in three {or more)
Words: He was devout, loyal, hofpitable ; having a finccrc Love
for God, the King, and his Country : Being adoru'd with these
great Virtues, he was well fpokcu of in this World ; and there is
no Reason to doubt of his Happincfs in the other.

"VA/Tluam DOBSON, Jun., departed this Life, March 21,
1655. [Lies buried near his honourable Parents.]



• As to the Mace, it is an Emblem of Royal Authority. And King Henry VI.
in the Year 1440, (when he confirm'd the old Charters, making it a Corpora-



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