THE

INSCRIPTIONS ON THE STONES

IN

RIPON CHURCH-YARD.


The Numbers commence on the South-west corner of the Old Ground, and conclude at the East end of the Church-Yard.


No 1. Erected in memory of Margaret Whaites, the wife of James Whaites, Wharfinger of this Town, who died March 5th, 1818, aged 33 years; Mary, daughter of the above, died 24th April, 1821, aged 5 years and 9 months; William, son of the above James and Margaret Whaites, died 14 June, 1828, aged 11 years; James Whaites,Wharfinger of this Town, died 12th Sept., 1829, aged 43 years.

No 2. Leonard Cayley, died the 30th day of July, 1809, aged 16 years, the eldest son of John Cayley, Esq., of St. Petersburgh, he possessed a mind strongly impressed with true principles of piety and universal benevolence, his amiable disposition gained him the esteem of all who were acquainted with him; it pleased the Almighty to release him by a sudden death from an afflicted malady, sincerely lamented by his relations and friends. To his memory this is inscribed by his affectionate Uncles.

No 3. Erected in memory of William Bellerby, the son of William and Susannah Bellerby, who died the 20th day of December, 1815, aged 7 months. This grave is 8 feet from the face of this stone.