Memorial: M5630

Gravestone at All Saint’s Church, Great Ayton commemorating Richard Dobson d. 1861

Location

All Saint's Church, Great Ayton, North Yorkshire, England

Transcript

[On ribbon] 'IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE', 'OF RICHARD DOBSON OF MICKLEBY / WHO WAS LOST AT SEA NOVEMBER 1861 / AGED 43 YEARS. / ALSO BETSY DOBSON / WIFE OF THE ABOVE RICHARD DOBSON / WHO DIED AT GREAT AYTON / SEPTEMBER 30TH 1880 / AGED 58 YEARS / DANGERS STAND THICK THROUGH ALL THE GROUND / TO PUSH US TO THE TOMB / AND FIERCE DISEASES WAIT AROUND / TO HURRY MORTALS HOME'

Details

Description: Carved with a daffodil.
Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard
Materials: Sandstone

People

Dobson, William
Age: 43
Date of Death: 11/1861
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Mariner
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: See 1851 census.