Atkinson, Metcalfe, Coates

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Near this stone are deposited the mortal remains of Edmund Atkinson of Gayle who d 27 day Aug 1844 aged 93 yrs. Also of Agnes Atkinson his wife, dau of the late Robert & Margaret Metcalfe of Birkrigg & Hawes who d 22 day jan 1843 aged 87 yrs. They lived happily together for nearly 68 yrs. They had 10 children 4 of whom survive their beloved parents.

What is your life? It is even a Vapour that appeareth for a little time and then vanisheth away. James. IV.XIV

Jesus saith. I am the resurrection and the life, he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?

John. XL.XXV.XXVI

Also of Peggy Coates dau of the above who d 7 Jul 1854 aged 78 yrs.

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