A mansion pure, by charity possess'd.
Benevolent to all, and less inclin'd
To serve himself than benefit mankind;
To that he sacrificed each worldly view,
For what his heart condemn'd, he durst not do;
Tho' scant of wealth, rich in the truest sense,
Rich in a conscience void of all offence.
And to man's natural rights a friend sincere,
Or in a civil or religious sphere,
In him as in a glass the world might see,
What teacher, husband, father, man, should be.
To truth a constant friend he liv'd and died,
Truth in return this epitaph supplied.
No. 416. Sacred to the memory of Robert Woodhouse of Bridge Hewick, who departed this life the 15th of September, 1808, aged 72 years; also Isabel, wife of the above Robert Woodhouse, who departed this life the 23rd of December, 1817, aged 79 years.
No. 417. (The 5 following, beneath the East Window of the Cathedral.)—Sacred to the memory of Jane Fairgray, wife of John Fairgray, Ripon, who died the 15th Novr., 1801, aged 32 years; also Ann, their infant daughter, who died at the same time; also John Fairgray, Esq., Alderman, who died 7th Decr., 1809, aged 45 years.
No. 418. Sacred to the memory of Jane, the wife of H. C. Sharpin, of the Unicorn Inn, Ripon, and daughter of the late John and Jane Fairgray of the same place, who departed this life 15th of April, 1827, aged 31 years; also two children who died in their infancy; also the above H. C. Sharpin, who died December 7th, 1841, aged 56 years.
No. 419. Erected to the memory of Robert Watson of Ripon, who departed this life November 17th, 1828, aged 46 years. He was Plumber and Glazier of this Church a number of years, and much respected by those who knew him. Also of Robert, his son, who died November 7th, 1829, aged 1 year and 9 months.
No. 420. Erected to the memory of John Watson, of this Town, Plumber and Glazier, he departed this life on the 29th day of May, 1828, aged 37 years.
No. 421. Sacred to the memory of William Ayrton, who died February the second, 1799, aged 73 years; and Catherine his wife, who died at Chester, Sepr. 19th, 1819, in the 73rd year of her age, and was interred in the Church of St. Martins; also Thomas, second son of the above William and Catherine Ayrton,