Memorial: M3945

Headstone at All Saints Church, the Mumbles, Swansea commemorating John Mockress d. 1739 and his son of the same name d. 1759

Location

All Saints Church, The Mumbles, Swansea, Wales

Transcript

‘Here / Lyeth the body of John / Mockress of this parish Mar / iner, who departed this life / the fifteenth day of Decr / 1739 Aged 59 Years. / Here also lieth the Body of / John Mockress Mariner / Son to the above who De / parted this life the Sixth day of May 1759 Aged 42 Years / Also here lieth the Body / of Mary Relict of ye above / Jn. Mockress, and late Wife / of Rd. Burt, who Died the / 30th of August 1788 / Above 60 Years I lived here / Before my Glass was Past / Then left this life in hope ye Christ / Will rise me at the last. / Here also lieth the body of ye above / Richd Burt who departed this life / the 16th day of April 1805 / Aged 79 Years.’

Details

Description: Headstone.
Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard

People

Mockress, John
Age: 59
Date of Death: 30/5/1759
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Mariner
Organisation: Unknown
Mockress, John
Age: 42
Date of Death: 6/5/1759
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Mariner
Organisation: Unknown

Extra

Notes: findagrave.com