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Monumental Inscriptions
St. Mary the Virgin, Bury, Lancashire





Grave number 37:

Here resteth the body of William KAY of Cobhowe who departed this life July
9th 1820 aged 62 years.
Also Betty his wife who died the 19th day of October 1(8)33 in the 74th year
of her age.


Grave number 39:

1783 Novr. 29th William son of Robt. KAY was her buried
aged 18 years.
1792 Jan. 27th Betty wife of Robt. KAY was here buried
aged 66 years.
Robt. KAY died Decr. 29th 1862(?) aged 76 years.
Samuel KAY died March 12th 1830 aged 66.


Grave number 58:

(Alice) the body of (wife) of James KAY....
1787 in the 40th year of her age.
Also John his son died May 5th 1790 aged 18 years.
Also Ann his daughter died June 21st 1792 aged 17 years.
Also the said John KAY who died September 5th 1818 in the
75th year of his age.
Also Mary YATES who died January 10 1836 aged 69.
Also Thos. YATES her husband who died May 23rd 1839 aged
75.


Grave number 59:

Here resteth the body of William ISHERWOOD of Tottington
who departed this life September 19th 1749 in the 66th
year of his age.
Also Martha his wife who departed this life September
(?1)st 1754 in the 69th year of her age.
Also William KAY who departed this life the 27th of day
July 1835 in the 56th year of his age.

John KAY UNSWORTH 1812


Grave number 84:

Here was interred the body of Ann whife of Richard KAY of
Bircle who died 8 day of September in the year of our Lord
1750 aged 54.
Also Richard his son died 25th day of October 1763 and in
the 31st year of his age.
Also Richard KAY senior died April 28th 1787 aged 97.


Grave number 88:

.... Age .... Also Betty the daughter of William KAY of
Fletcher Bank who departed this life the 1st day of July
1795 in the 18th year of her age.


Grave number 154:

In memory of Alice wife of Thomas KAY of Gorsey Clough
Tottington who departed this life Decr. 13th 1836 aged 81
years.
Also the said Thomas KAY who departed this life Decr. 1st.
1841 aged 86 years.


Grave number 173:

Here resteth the body of John KAY who departed this life
May 23rd 1821 aged 69 years.
Also William son of James and Esther KAY who died 1 Decr.
?9th 1814 aged 10 years.
Also Betty their daughter who died July 27th 1840 aged 23
years.
Also Alice their daughter who died Sept. 27th 1842 aged
17 years.


Grave number 192:

In memory of Martha the wife of John KAY of Bamford who
died April 9th 1804 aged 43 years.
Also Mary, John and Sam their children.
Also Alice his wife who died June 13th 1812 aged 40 years.
Also of the above named John KAY who departed this life
November 1st 1839 aged 74 years.


Grave number 194:

Here was interred Mary the wife of Roger KAY Joiner died
May 17th 1762.
Also Jane and Edward there children.


Grave number 216:

Here resteth the body of Jas son of John KAY died
Decr 24th 1820 aged 2 months.



Grave number 239:

.... resteth the body of AJOHN ... of John
Gre...Ham of ...ne Esqr who departed this .... 3
and was interred ye... of July in the year
of .... 1697. .... youth is brought by ....th to
dust ....n Christ will raise up with ....
Memory of John KAY who departed this life the ....
Septr 1791 aged 51 years.
To Elizabeth relict of the said John KAY who
departed this life June 30th 1813 in the ?7th year
of her age.


Grave number 293:

Here lies the remains of William KAY late of Bury
aged 54 years. He died May the 11th Anno Dom
1751.
Also Sarah the wife of Wm KAY departed this life
22nd February 1761 in her 55th year of her age.


Grave number 302:

(Cracked) Here resteth the body of Elizabeth the
wife of Robert KAY (of Walmersley) ....Bent who
departed this life May 17th 1764 in the 39th year
of her age.
Also Robert his son died March 20th 1770 in the
first year of his age.
Also Ann his daughter died June 17th 1787 in the
4th year of her age.
Also of the said Robert KAY who departed this life
the ..th of June 1789 aged 66 years.
Also Jane his daughter who departed this life the
... of Sept 1789 aged 22 years.


Grave number 314:

Here resteth the body of John SALT attorney-at-law
who was interred on the 15th day of Decr in the
year of our Lord 1803 aged 28 years.
Also Richard? SALT his wife and the daughter of
John and Elizabeth KAY of Bury who departed this
life on the 23rd day of December 1847 in the 78th
year of her age.
Also Mary ye daughter of John KAY died April 16th
1771 aged 3 years,
Also Samual ye son of John KAY died Feby 23rd 1772
aged 8 months.
Also Elizabeth ye daughter of John KAY died
December 24th 1774 8 months.


Grave number 315:

Here was laid the body of Thomas KAY hatter who
departed this life November 3rd 1796 in the 66th
year of his age.
Margaret the wife of Thomas KAY who departed this
life November the 27th 1762 in the 29th year of
her age.
Also Robert their son who departed this life April
the 10th 1761 in the 4th year of his age.
Also five sons and three daughters who died
infants.


Grave number 320:

Here was interred the body of Robert KAY of Lower
Sedgerhey who departed this life the 11th day of
May 1749 in the 59th year of his age.


Grave number 336:

Here lies the bodies of Jeremy KAY Senior and
Frances his wife both remarkable for their good
morales, piety and strict observance of every
religious duty. She was inter'd 25th January
1749/50 aged 55 years. He ditto 11th Nov 1767
aged 79.
Also the wife of John WARDLE and daughter of
Jeremy KAY who departed this life April 20th 1824
aged 67 years.
Also the above named John WARDLE who departed this
life January 18th 1842 aged 90 years.
Also Sarah their daughter who departed this
life Ausut 8th 1848 aged 58 years.


Grave number 347:

Here resteth the body of John son of William KAY
of Walmersley Hey who died July 20th 1770 in the 2nd
year of his age.


Grave number 369:

James ECCLES of Bolton died Sepr 23rd 1817
aged 50 years.
Also of William KAY who died April 11th 1841
aged 48 years M.E.E.E.


Grave number 373:

Here resteth the body of John KAY of
Shuttleworth blacksmith who departed this
life the sixteenth day of April Anno Domini
1714 and in the eighty second year of his
age.
Here resteth the body of Margaret KAY the
daughter of Jonathan KAY who departed this
life ------ of January 1716 --- age.


Grave number 375:

Here resteth the body of Rachel the ---e of
James KAY who departed this life the 31st day
of Decr --03 aged 27 years.
Also the said James KAY who departed this
life the ----


Grave number 396:

Here was laid the body of James KAY of
Tottington who departed this life 1728 in
the 44th year of his age.
Also Elizabeth his wife who departed this
life November 29th 1759 in the 73rd year of
her age.


Grave number 402:

This stone is placed here to the memory of
John the son of William KAY who departed this
life February 24th 1807 aged 21 years.
Also of Thomas KAY who died Decr 22nd 1853
aged 80.


Grave number 416:

Here was inter'd the body of Richard KAY of
Chesham who departed this life April 17th
1773 in the 36 year of his age.
Also Ann his daughter who departed this life
October 9th 1786 aged 18 years.
Also Richard KAY his son of Fearn Grove who
departed this life November 24th 1790 aged 29
years.
Also Ann wife of the above Richd KAY Senior
died June 1st 1800 aged 73 years.


Grave number 435:

Here resteth the body of (Jane?) ----- KAY of
W---- April Ann Dom 16(?)5.
Also Rachel wife of John THORP who died Janry
6th 1765 in the 32 year of her age.
Also John HOLT who departed this life
September 23rd 1833 aged 67 years.
Also Mary ROTHWELL his grand-dautr died
August 13th 1840 aged 18 years.
Also Mary relict of the said John HOLT who
died Octr 2nd 1854 aged 84 years.
Also of Anne the wife of John TAYLOR who
departed this life the 19th of February 1783
in the 52nd year of her age.
Also the said John TAYLOR who departed this
life March 22nd in the 92nd year of his age.


Grave number 463:

Here resteth the body of Thos KAY of Salford
who departed this life Novr 18th 1799 in the
67th year of his age.
Also Ann his wife who departed this life Decr
26th 1812 aged 73 years.


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I am not sure but I think these next entries
are all windows that were dedicated to the memory
of the said people.
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535.

1914-1918 Harry ANDREWS, Samuel HORROCKS, John MELIA
George V. ASH, Daniel H. HOUGHTON, William MELIA
Fred ATKINSON, Henry HOUGHTON, Marry METCALF
Leonard ATKINSON, Thomas HOUGHTON, Percy MILLS
L. Barron BAIRD, Alfred HUTCHINSON, Sidney H. MILNES
Edward M. BARDGETT, Frank HUTCHINSON, Joseph MORRIS
Omar B(Lea)kley, Edwin JACKSON, William MORTIMER
John K. BRIDGE, Frank JACKSON, S. Lancelot NUTTALL
Robert W. BRIERS, John A. JOHNSON, Frederick C? POPE
Arthur BURFOOT, Harry JOPSON, John PRESTON
Wal(?)r BUTTERWORTH, Geoffrey C. KAY, Reg RAMSBOTTOM
Henry CHANTTER, Thomas KENYON, Harold RAWLINSON
Gordon CLARKE, Alexander LEDINGHAM, John W. REAY
Harry CROSBY, George LINDOR, Samuel ROBERTS
John M. CUNLIFFE, George LINTON, Robert ROTHWELL
George DAVIS, Phil LINTON, James W. ROTHWELL
Henry DENERLEY, Thomas T. LUCAS, Harold A. SHAW
Robt. ENTISTLE, Stanley MALONE, Fred Shpherd
Willm ENTWISTLE, Edgar BRUNSKILL, Oswald SMITH
James FENWICK, Edward TAYLOR
George FROST, Harold WARBURTON, George W. HARVEY
Fred WHITTAM, Charles E. C. HILL, John WHITTAM
Harry HOLT, Thomas WOLSTERHOLM, Joseph B. WYKE

These died at war that we at peace might
live. These gave their best so we our best
should give. Not for themselves for freedon
peace and right they fought and bid us
forward to the fight. See ye to it that these
shall not have died in vain. Glorious their
fortune. Splendid their fate. Their tomb and
altar. For mourning the have rememberance.
For lamentation praise.


543

In memory of the undermentioned N.C.O.'s and
men of E. Co. 2nd Batt. Lancashire Fusiliers.

Cr. Sgt. R.J. POTTER 24.1.00
Corp. J. LUNN 24.1.00
Dr. F. HODGSON 24.1.00
Pte. T. BARLOW 24.1.00
Pte. E. BRAZIER 24.1.00
Pte. F. CONNELLY 24.1.00
Pte. D. DELANEY 24.1.00
Pte. J. HOGAN 20.1.00
Pte. A. JACKSON 20.1.00
Pte. A. KAY 20.1.00
Pte. J. LEE 24.1.00
Pte. A MAJENSON 24.1.00
L. Corpl. C. MITCHELL 26.9.01
L. Corpl. V. PRATT 24.1.00
L. Corpl. V. STINSON 24.1.00
L. Corpl. C. WHITHEAD 24.1.00

Died of sickness

Cr. Sgt. V. ARTLEY 2.3.02
L. Corpl. V. MITCHELL 26.3.02
Pte. J. REWEN 16.6.00
Pte. D. PRICE 23.3.01
Pte. J. DANIELS 29.12.01
Pte. J. PENNOCK 14.3.02

Erected by Officers, N.C.O.'s & Men of the
Company.


551

Sacred to the memory of Matilda youngest
daughter of Richard KAY Esq. of Limefield in
this Parish and the beloved wife of Major
General Sir Thomas Harte FRANKS K.C.B. born
July 13th 1809 died November 19 1857, Having
followed her husbands fortunes through his
military career in India from 1842 to 1856
this heroic woman conscious of approaching
death nevertheless urged him to obey the
summons of duty and to leave her in England
for the war against the revolted army of
Hindustan, cheered him to the last by her
letters, but was not spared to welcome his
return. In grateful remembrance of her noble
and tender constancy this record is inscribed
by her bereaved husband.