Portscatho Chapel Memorial Inscriptions

Images of memorials inside the Chapel by Carol Hughes (OPC for Ruan Lanihorne & Philleigh). The external ones are mine. Click on a thumbnail if you want to see a larger version of any photo.

Day/MonthYearForenameSurname AgeInscriptionImage
08-Dec1879Geo (Rev)APPLEGATE 65Sacred to the memory of the Rev Geo Appelgate, who in pain & weakness, ministered for 16 months to this church & congregation, and was suddenly called to rest Decr 8th 1879, age 65 years. This tablet is erected by his loving people, who mourn his loss for "a little while," wait in hope and patience for The Masters call to join Him in heaven.
"Let us press on, in patient self-denial, accept the hardship, shrink not from the loss. Our portion lies beyond the hour of trial. Our crown beyond the cross"
Rev George Applegate
18-Sep1957E. SidneyBARDGETT 69To the glory of God and the memory of a beloved minister and friend. The Reverend E Sidney Bardgett died Sept 18 1957 aged 69 years. Sidney Bargett
Sidney Bargett
24-Mar1863ElizabethBILLING 73To the memory of Elizabeth widow of the Rev W. Billing who having adorned the doctrine of God her Saviour one what she could by a holy life fervent prayers and Christian liberality to sustain and build up the church founded by her sainted husband departed this life 24th March 1863 aged 73 years. "Precious in the sight of The Lord is the death of His saints" Elizabeth Billing
Nov1839William (Rev)BILLING  Near this spot lies the Rev William Billing founder of this chapel who was buried beneath his pulpit November 1839 William Billing
12-Nov1839W. (Rev)BILLING 53Sacred to the memory of the Revd. W. Billing. A faithful minister of Christ whose successful labors in Portscatha occasioned the erection of this chapel at his own cost in 1822 which by will he left in trust for the Redeemers cause in this place. In the various relations of life he was a pattern of excellence and living greatly beloved. He died deeply lamented 12th Novr 1839 aged 53. Under the pulpit .. to his desire his remains rest in hope. The rising dead yet speaketh. William Billing
 2002LaurenceFLOOK  In loving memory of Laurence Flook, organist and generous benefactor to this church 1911-2002 Laurence Flook
 1987Kenneth JohnLAGOR
 In loving memory of Kenneth John Lagor 1922-1987 who made this Lords prayer also Mrs Lily Lyndon 1881-1970 who donated it to Portscatho Chapel. "May the Lord bless and keep them" Kenneth John Lagor & Lily Lyndon
 1970LilyLYNDON  see Kenneth John LAGOR 
18-Mar1927C. EldredPETERS 73To the ever loving memory of my dear husband C. Eldred Peters who died at King's College Hospital, London, March 18th 1927, aged 73 years. "Thy will be done" C. Eldred Peters
26-Aug1935Elizabeth DalbyPETERS 79In loving memory of Elizabeth Dalby Peters aged 79 years widow of Charles Eldred Peters. Died 26th August 1935 Elizabeth Dalby Peters
01-Jan1928William LouisPETERS 77To the dear memory of William Louis Peters, who died on January 1st 1928, aged 77 years. A loving husband & a devoted father. "Peace, perfect peace." William Louis Peters
28-Jun1905Edward (Rev)RAVEN 28To the glory of God. This tablet was erected in loving memory of the Rev Edward Raven of Millom, Cumberland who during two years ministry in this circuit greatly endeared himself to the congregation of this chapel by whom this memorial is erected as a testimony of their esteem and his worth. He passed to his rest June 28th 1905 aged 28 years. "Faithful unto death" Edward Raven

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