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Edward Curtis - Age 63 years
Mary Curtis - Aged 61 years
John Curtis - Died in infancy
Mary Curtis - Died in infancy

   
 
   
  The gravestone of Edward and Mary Curtis and their children John and Mary
   
  The gravestone of Edward and Mary Curtis and their children John and Mary
Photograph - Mike Welton
   
   
 

Inscription reads: Sacred to the memory of Edward Curtis who departed this life the 11th July 1806 aged 63 years. When Jehovah’s thunder rolls. His lightning came so nigh. By his appointed arrows then. That I was doomed to die. Also Mary the wife of Edward Curtis who died the 12th May 1810 aged 61 years. Also John and Mary their son and daughter who died in their infanc’ys.

   
 

Parish Register 1806 Jul 13th Edward Curtis, Patrington, Labourer, stuck dead by lightning.
1810 May 14th Mary Curtis, Widow, Patrington
1791 Oct 12 John son of Edward Curtis of Patrington.
1786 Jun 15 Mary dau. of Edward Curtis of Patrington. Labourer

   
 
   
 

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