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St Lawrence Old Church

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HOLMES, Edith Mary Anne
To the Glory of God and in memory
of Edith Mary Anne Holmes

Edith Mary Anne Holmes died in 1921 aged 57.




LEVINGSTON, Charles
TO THE MEMORY OF
THE REVD. CHARLES LEVINGSTON M.A.
RECTOR OF THIS PARISH
WHO "FELL ASLEEP IN JESUS" OCTOBER 24TH 1864
"BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH
AND I WILL GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE"
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THIS TABLET IS ERECTED
BY HIS AFFECTIONATE PARISHIONERS
AMONG WHOM HE LABOURED, AND FAITHFULLY
PREACHED THE GOSPEL OF THE GRACE OF GOD
FOR NEARLY TWENTY YEARS




PELHAM, Dudley W Anderson
SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF THE
HONBLE DUDLEY W.A. PELHAM, CAPTN R.N.
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE APRIL 13TH 1851
IN HIS 59TH YEAR
"JESUS SAID UNTO HER: I AM THE RESURRECTION AND
THE LIFE : HE THAT BELIEVETH IN ME, THOUGH HE
WERE DEAD YET SHALL HE LIVE"
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY HIS SORROWING WIFE




PELHAM, Madelina
SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
MADELINA, THE WIDOW OF THE
HONBLE DUDLEY W.A. PELHAM, CAPTN R.N.
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE NOVEMBER 11TH 1910
IN HER 94TH YEAR
"PRECIOUS IN THE SIGHT OF THE LORD IS THE DEATH
OF HIS SAINTS"
"HER CHILDREN ARISE UP AND CALL HER BLESSED"
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY HER SORROWING DAUGHTER
AND GRAND CHILDREN




RAMSAY, Charlotte Elizabeth Gordon
NEAR THE WEST END OF THIS CHURCH ARE DEPOSITED THE REMAINS OF
CHARLOTTE ELIZABETH GORDON RAMSAY
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE AT VENTNOR ON THE 18TH OF JANUARY 1844
IN THE 23RD YEAR OF HER AGE
ON A CULTIVATED MIND HIGHLY ENDOWED WITH ALL
THE BRIGHTER QUALITIES OF NATURE
WAS IMPLANTED A FIRM RELIANCE IN THE MERCY OF A SAVIOUR
WHICH ENABLED HER TO ENDURE SEVERAL YEARS
OF PAINFUL ILLNESS, AND WORLDLY TRIALS
WITH CHRISTIAN FORTITUDE
AND PIOUS RESIGNATION TO THE WILL OF THE ALMIGHTY
AND IN THE HOUR OF DEATH TO SAY
INTO THINE HAND I COMMIT MY SPIRIT O LORD THOU GOD OF TRUTH
Psalm XXXI V 3
TO HER MEMORY THIS TRIBUTE OF RESPECT IS DEDICATED BY
A FRIEND




TANNER, Joseph
SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
JOSEPH TANNER
OF MARDEN, WILTSHIRE
WHO DIED AT VENTNOR
APRIL 23RD 1869
AGED 62
FORGIVE BLEST SHADE THE TRIBUTARY TEAR
THAT MOURNS THY EXIT FROM A WORLD LIKE THIS
FORGIVE THE WISH THAT WOULD HAVE KEPT THEM HERE
AND STAID THY PROGRESS TO THE REALMS OF BLISS




WILKINSON, Mary Rachel
IN AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF
MARY RACHEL WILKINSON
WHOM GOD TOOK UNTO HIMSELF
AS A LITTLE CHILD
JANY 13TH 1866
HER BODY WAS BURIED IN THIS CHURCHYARD
WHENCE IT WAS REMOVED DECR 3RD 1868
TO THE CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE, SEAL
FOUNDED FOR HER SAKE
IN PRAISE OF GOD
"THE GRASS WITHERETH AND THE FLOWER THEREOF FADED
BUT THE WORD OF THE LORD ENDURETH FOR EVER"


Mary Rachel Wilkinson died aged 6.

History of St Lawrence Church, Seal

Credits : all photos and transcriptions by Geoff Allan