John Coates - Age 24 Years
Mary Coates - Age 25 Years

   
 
   
  The gravestone of John Coates and his wife Mary.
   
  The gravestone of John Coates and his wife Mary.
Photograph - Mike Welton
   
   
 

Inscription reads: In memory of John Coates who departed this life the 23rd of October 1817 aged 24 years. O cruel death that would no longer spare, A loving husband and a tender farther dear. Great is the loss to those who’s left behind. But no doubt eternal life doth find. Also Mary the wife of John Coates who departed this life the2(4) of October 1821 aged 25 years.

   
 

Parish register 1817 Oct 25th John Coates, Miller, Easington 24.
1821 Oct 26th Mary Coates, widow, Easington 25.

   
 
   
 

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