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In Memory of


the wife of

Joseph Marvell

who Died 10 Feby 1807

Aged 66 years
In Memory of


who died Sepbr 10 1833

Aged 92 years

Then shall see thy lovly face
With strong immortal eyes
And feast upon thy unknown grace
With pleasure and surprise
When I lie buried Deep in Dust
My Flesh shall be thy Care


Joseph was born about 1741. According to his settlement certificate his place of legal settlement was Rushton.

Elizabeth is the second known child of William Rowthourne and Ann Jarvis. She was baptised in Desborough on 1st Feb 1740/41.

Joseph and Elizabeth were married in Desborough on Christmas day 1763. No children have been found in the records so far.