Ripon, Registrar of this Church 32 years, who died the 23rd day of November, 1776, aged 53 years.
No. 117. Beneath lye the remains of John Blackett, Esqre., Son of Sir Edd. Blackett, Bart., who died the 27th of April, 1750, aged 65; and likewise of Patience his wife, who died 16th Jany., 1788, aged 92.
Honors and riches pass away,
As we drop into the grave;
Faith and good works
Accompany us to heaven.
No. 118. North of the Choir door is the Monument of Sir
Edward Blackett, his effigy at full length, in a recumbent position,
and those of his deceased wives standing in mournful postures on
each side, underneath which is the following inscription:
Here lieth ye body of Sir Edward Blackett, of Newby Bar, eldest Son to Sir William Blackett, of Newcastle upon Tyne, Bart. He was thrice married; first to Mary only child of Thomas Norton, of Langthorne, in the County of York, Esq., she had issue only one child named William, who died in his infancy, she not long surviving; secondly, to Mary, daughter to Sir John Yorke, of Richmond, Knight, who had issue six sons, viz., William, Edward, John, Thomas, Christopher, and Henry; and six daughters, Elizabeth, Henrietta Maria, Alethea, Isabella, Ann, and Christiana; his third wife was Diana Lady Delaval, Relict of Sir Ralph Delaval, of Seaton Delaval, Bart., daughter to George Lord Delamere, and sister to Henry, first Earl of Warington, she had issue by Sir Ralph Delaval, only one daughter, named Diana, married to William, eldest son of Sir Edmund Blackett; the said Diana died the 10th of January, 1710, leaving issue only one daughter named Diana; Diana, Lady Blackett, departed this life the 7th day of October, 1713; the said Sir Ed. Blackett died April the 22nd, 1718. aged 69; and the said Wm. Blackett also departed this life the 23rd of Febr., Anno Dom. 1713; ye said Elizabeth Blackett eldest daughter to Sir Edward Blackett, who was married to John Wise, of Rippon, Esqr., departed this life the 22nd May, 1711.
No. 119. An ancient tomb, on which reclines the figures of two persons, supposed to be for Sir Thomas Markenfield, of Markenfield Hall, and Dionisia, his wife.
No. 120. Sacred to the memory of Sir Edd. Blackett, Bart., &c., &c., &c., of Matfen, in Northumberland, who departed this