Holy Trinity, Rothwell

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Memory of Philip the

Son of William and Ann

PERKINS who Departed

this Life December the

9th 1775 AGED 56

Afflictions for long time I bore
Physicians were in Vain
Till God did please to give me Ease
And releas'd me from my Pain

  • Philip Perkins born c. 1719, died 09 Dec 1775, aged 56y

There is the beginning of another entry at the foot of this stone but the only line that is visible is "Near this place lieth". The remainder is buried 

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