Malcolm Bull's Calderdale Companion : Photograph

Grave of the Family of Henry Mellor

Brighouse Parish Church



The grave of the family of Henry Mellor at Brighouse Parish Church

Epitaph


In Remembrance of
SAM,
SON OF HENRY AND
SARAH ANN MELLOR OF BRIGHOUSE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE JULY 7TH
1853, AGED 10 MONTHS.
   
ALSO GRACE, DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE NOVR 14TH
1858, AGED 4 YEARS.
   
ALSO HENRY, SON OF THE ABOVE,
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE MAY 7TH 1863,
AGED 13 YEARS AND 10 MONTHS.
   
WE WERE UNTO OUR PARENTS DEAR,
THREE FLOWERS SWEET AND GOOD;
BUT DEATH YOU SEE HAS CALLED US,
AND PLUCKED US IN THE BUD.
   
ALSO ELIZABETH GRACE, DAUGHTER
OF THE ABOVE, WHO DIED DECR 4TH 1869,
AGED 5 YEARS.
   
OUR CHILD THAT'S MOULDERING IN THE TOMB,
WAS BEAUTIFUL FROM BIRTH,
WE PROUDLY THOUGHT TO SEE HER BLOOM,
A LOVELY FLOWER ON EARTH.

[Taken in August 2013]



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