Winteringham Churchyard
'F' Headstones

Winteringham Local History and Genealogy

F Headstones in Winteringham Churchyard

Monumental inscriptions supplied by Chris Knowles, to whom we are very grateful for his wonderful and painstaking work.

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James Forster, Ebenezer Forster, Winteringham

remembrance of
James Forster, the
son of John and Mary
, who died May
23rd 1837, aged 23 years
Also of Ebenezer, son
of the above who died
Octr. 30th 1819 aged 3 years
A soul prepared needs no delay
The summons comes, the saints obey
Swift was their flight, & short the road
They closed their eyes & saw their God
Their flesh rests here, till Jesus come
And ..... the treasure from the tomb

Chris Knowles Monumental Description

John Forster, Rebekah Forster, Winteringham

Near this stone
are deposited the remains
of Iohn Forster,
and Rebekah his wife.
She died
on the 6th day of June, 1808,
in the 68th year of her age;
he, on the 4th of June, 1809,
in his 70th year.
He was a Christian indeed;
taught by the grace of the Holy Spirit
to trust wholly to Christ
for righteousness and strength;
and enabled, by the same grace,
to adorn the doctrine of God his saviour
by holiness of life.
Reader, ask thyself,
as in the sight of God,
if thou hast been enlightened
by the same spirit;
if thou hast fled for refuge
to the same saviour.

Chris Knowles Monumental Description

John Forster, Mary Forster, Winteringham

of John Forster,
and Mary his wife.
She died on the 21st day
of November 1855,
aged 74 years.
He died on the 31st day
of July 1857,
aged 79 years
Even so them also which sleep
in Jesus will God bring with him

Chris Knowles Monumental Description

336 B79 John Fowler

to the memory of
Iohn Fowler
 who departed
this life September the .5th 1821
aged 7{2?}. years
Also Sarah his wife who
departed this life September
the 9th 1785 aged .. years.

Also of Mary his beloved
wife who departed this
life ................ed
Also of
his .................
23rd of .........

Chris Knowles Monumental Description

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