Historic Headstone

  • Description

    "In brief, this headstone reads "Francis Blackburne II Eldest Son of Francis Blackburne Rector of Richmond and Arch Deacon of Cleveland He was for thirty five years vicar of this parish. .. He was born 12th June 1719. And died 21st January 1816". Life expectancy was a lot less in the 18thC than it is today, yet this old boy lived till he was nearly 97. Good clean air & pious living." Photo by Matthew Hatton, 2013.
  • Owner

    Matthew Hatton
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3408533
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 2 months ago
    Viewed: 274 times
    Picture Taken: 2013-04-12
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