Polly Smith 1805

headstone & footstone headstone tympanum footstone

In memory of
Mrs Polly Smith
Wife of Mr Abraham Smith
died Dec'r 31st 1805
in the 24th Year
of her Age

Why do we mourn departing friends
Or shake at death's alarms
Tis but the voice that Jesus sends
To call them to his arms.


The gravestone displays a lightly carved urn and willow. The top left photo shows the headstone with the footstone in the background. The top right photo shows the headstone after cleaning. The bottom right photo shows the footstone.

LOCATION - No. NW 14 on EHS 1976 survey map

MATERIAL - slate

HEADSTONE - 20" W, 31" H, 2" D

FOOTSTONE - 11" W, 16" H, 1" D

CONDITION - lichen growth

COMMENTS - Headstone & footstone cleaned August 2006. Headstone and footstone cleaned July 2009.

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