John Medforth Aged 72 Years

Elizabeth Medforth Aged 82 Years

   
 
   
  The gravestone of John Medforth and his wife Elizabeth.
   
  The gravestone of John Medforth and his wife Elizabeth.
Photograph - Mike Welton
   
   
 

Inscription reads: Sacred to the memory of John Medforth who died Jan 5th 1883 aged 72 years. “Thy will be done”. Also Elizabeth his wife who died April 23rd 1897 aged 82 years. “At rest”

   
 

Parish register: 1883 Jan 8th John Medforth. Easington 72
1897 Apr 26th Elizabeth Medforth 82.

   
 

The 1881 census records John Medforth age 69, farm labourer with his wife Elizabeth age 65, a son Miles age 22, shoe maker and a grand daughter Edith age 5 residing down High Street Easington.

   
 
   
 

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