Mary Blenkin - Aged 74 Years
Lidia Blenkin - Died in Infancy

   
 
   
  The gravestone of Mary Blenkin and a young relative Lidia Blenkin.
   
  The gravestone of Mary Blenkin and a young relative Lidia Blenkin.
Photograph - Mike Welton
   
   
 

Inscription reads: Sacred to the memory of Mary Blenkin who departed this life the (?) of October 18(?). 74 years Hard was my life and with afflictions bound. But now I lie at rest beneath the ground. My soul is safe within Jesus’s arms. Freed from the world and safe from deaths alarms. Also Lidia daughter of William and Lidia Blenkin who died in her infancy.

   
 

Parish Register :1825 Oct 19th Mary Blenkin, Easington 74
                              1826 Apr 1st Lyddy Blenkin. Easington 4 months

   
 

   
 
   
 

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