Robert Medforth - Age 72 Years

   
 
   
  The gravestone of Robert Medforth.
   
  The gravestone of Robert Medforth.
Photograph - Mike Welton
   
   
 

Inscription reads: Sacred to the memory of Robert Medforth who departed this life the 16th of September 1827 aged 72 years. Bewildered in the dead of night upon a dangerous shore; Not knowing where to tread aright I fell to rise no more. On every side the water’s flowed. In vain I strove to save my life; Alas, compelled I bowed, And found a watery grave.

   
 

Parish register 1827 Sep 19th Robert Medforth, Kilnsea 72.

   
 
   
 

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