Central Figures in the Hall Monument.
Image from page 314 of "History of Newcastle and Gateshead" (1884)Identifier: historyofnewcast03welf Title: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidhistoryofnewcast03welf">History of Newcastle and Gateshead Year: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1884">1884 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1880">1880s) Authors: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookauthorWelford__Richard__1836_1919">Welford, Richard, 1836-1919 Subjects: Publisher: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookpublisherLondon__W__Scott">London, W. Scott Contributing Library: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookcontributorRobarts___University_of_Toronto">Robarts - University of Toronto Digitizing Sponsor: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/booksponsorUniversity_of_Toronto">University of Toronto View Book Page: https://archive.org/stream/historyofnewcast03welf/historyofnewcast03welf#page/n314/mode/1up" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Book Viewer About This Book: https://archive.org/details/historyofnewcast03welf" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Catalog Entry View All Images: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidhistoryofnewcast03welf">All Images From Book Click here to https://archive.org/stream/historyofnewcast03welf/historyofnewcast03welf#page/n314/mode/1up" rel="noreferrer nofollow">view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: earest wife, enriched with a happyoffspring, repose in the Lord near this monument. He died on the28th July, 1631, in the 63rd year of his age ; she on the 12th August,1613, aged 36. In whose memory, Alexander Hall, knight, theironly surviving son, has deservedly set this up. Bournes description of the Hall Monument has been copied byall subsequent local historians :— The body of the monument has oneach side of it a pillar of the Corinthian order, between which is a I63I.] SEVENTEENTH CENTURY. 303 representation of a desk, with open books upon it, and he on the oneside of it, and his wife on the other, in the posture of prayer, kneeHno-before it, with their folded hands upon the books. Below this arethe effigies of their children in the same posture ; one of which isrepresented kneeling alone at one side of a desk, with an open bookupon it, and other five on the other side of it, kneeling one afteranother. The former I take to be designed for their son, the otherfor their daughters. Text Appearing After Image: Central Figures in the Hall Monument. There was an organ at this time in All Saints church, Newcastle. Received of John Cocke towards the repayment for the organ, 5s.,and Drawing articles and charges about the organ, are the entriesin the churchwardens books for 1631-32, which afford a clue to thedate of its repair. A similar entry occurs in the books of the TrinityHouse—Given to the church towards the repair of the organ, is.The organ stood under a pointed arch in the middle of the westgallery, adjoining the steeple. Other entries in All Saints books from Easter 1631 to Easter1632 are these :—Given to a poor Irishman, at the request of Mr.Mayor, 3s. 4d. ; given to a poor preacher, is. 2d. ; given to the fourpoor Dutchmen who were taken by the Dunkirkers, 2s. 8d. ; paid formaking Robert Pearsons coat, and for a new hat, and a pair of shoesfor him, 6s. lod. ; paid for horse hire and charges of one to pay thepoor preachers money at Durham, 5s. ; given to a poor woman thattravelled i Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.
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