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St Giles Churchyard

Hannah Loake- monument. Click for larger image in new window


Memory of Hannah the

Wife of Thomas Loake

and daughter of JOHN AND


who Died April ye 19th 177-

Aged 47 Years

Beneath this Stone Death's Tribute[?] lies
The Stone shall move the Prisoner rise
When Jesus with Almighty Word
Calls all the Dead to meet the Lord

Hannah Buckby was baptised on 20th April 1723, the daughter of John and Emm Buckby. She and Thomas Loake had at least one child: a son, Thomas, who was baptised in 1742.