Sarah Burges 1755

headstone tympanum headstone

In Memory
of Mrs Sarah
Burges wife
of Mr Jacob
Burges who died
April ye 17th 1755
in ye 85th Year
of her Age

The gravestone is in the style of the Soule carvers of Plymouth. The two top photos were taken in 2000. The bottom photo was taken in 2009 by Cynthia Moore. It shows the headstone has sunk slightly and part of the tympanum carved image has delaminated and is gone.

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