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Mary Nursey, nee Watson - monument. Click for larger image in new window


the Memory of

MARY the Wife of


Who died 18th May 1809



The body mould'ring here in dust
Was a Wife both virtuous and just
A Mother tender - kind to all
Till the just GOD her soul did call
Unto that place of joy and rest
Where righteous souls are ever blest!

Mary Watson was the third of ten children born to Gabriel and Ann Watson. She was baptised at Desborough on 17 Oct 1746.

She married William Nursey on 9 Mar 1767. The couple had seven (known) children.