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In Memory of GEORGE CAVE

who Died June 19 1799 Aged 47 Years


Alas, the Brittle Clay
That built our Body first
And every Month and every Day
Tis mouldering back to Dust.


George Cave was the eldest (known) son of George Cave and Mary Whitworth. He was baptised on 13 July 1751 at Desborough. He married Anne Ball by licence on 22 September 1779.

Note: the memorial is heavily corroded and the image has been extensively edited in the upper half to make the text visible.