In the quiet leafy churchyard of St. Everilda’s church in Nether Poppleton I came across this beauty: Husband farewell and earthly friends adieu What in my power I’ve done for you My debt is paid, sec urely now I rest
Weep not dear friends, but be content, For I was only to you lent; In love we lived, in peace I died, You ask’d my life, but was denied. Gravestone in memory of Hannah Hartley wife of John of Stanbury.
“Farewell vain World thou shop of toil and pain. With the Redeemer now we hope to reign. Welcome sweet death thou entrance into bliss. A place of rest owhat a change is this.” This gravestone is to be found in