PAIR OF HEADSTONES 1 METRE EAST OF CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1041398

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1986

Statutory Address: PAIR OF HEADSTONES 1 METRE EAST OF CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: PAIR OF HEADSTONES 1 METRE EAST OF CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT, CHURCH LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: West Bedlington

National Grid Reference: NZ 26070 81812

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History

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Details

BEDLINGTON CHURCH LANE NZ 2681 NW (East side) Bedlington

9/55 Pair of heads tones 1 metre east of Church of St. Cuthbert GV II



Headstones, C19. Sandstone. Southern stone bears inscription only: Here lie the remains of Elizabeth Burdon Wife of William Burdon of Hartford in this Parish Of this lady it may be truly said that she possessed more virtues and had fewer faults than usually falls to the share of her sex for the distinguishing features of her character were prudence and good sense tho free from the excess of passion and sentiment she was spirited, tho gentle and humane a dutiful wife, a tender mother, and a kind friend generous, liberal and beneficent On the whole, it is impossible to name a woman who without possessing a cultivated mind lived and diedmore agreeably to reason or left a deeper sense of her loss, among those who had the happiness to know her She first felt the attack of consumption on the 5th/ of October 1805 and lingered with composed resignation till the 17th of September 1806 when she fell on the 5th day of a severe agony aged 31 years esteemed beloved regretted

Northern stone has medallion with inverted boat and inscription to Sarah, wife of Peter Stavers, d. 1863, and her son Wilkinson who was drowned along with his wife Hannah and the entire crew of the Brig Robert and Mary of Blyth, in a heavy storm in the Cattegat, 1864.

Listing NGR: NZ2607081812

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