George Medforth - Age 88 Years
Jane Medforth - Age 76 Years

   
 
   
  The gravestone of George Medforth and his wife Jane.
   
  The gravestone of George Medforth and his wife Jane.
Photograph - Mike Welton
   
   
 

Inscription reads: Sacred to the memory of George Medforth, who died Janry 22nd 1875 aged 88 years. Also Jane, relict of the above, who died March 15th 1878 aged 76 years. Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.

   
 

Parish register: 1875 Jan 25th George Medforth, Easington 88
1878 Mar 18th Jane Medforth, Easington 76

   
 

The 1871 census records George Medforth 84 wheelwright and farmer of 16 acres, with his wife Jane 68 and two sons George 43, a grocer and John 28, wheelwright and joiner residing down Balk Road Easington.

   
 

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