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Latitude: 55.1539 / 55°9'13"N
Longitude: -2.0072 / 2°0'25"W
OS Eastings: 399641
OS Northings: 584392
OS Grid: NY996843
Mapcode National: GBR G8FV.79
Mapcode Global: WHB1G.4QGB
Entry Name: Memorial to Atkinson Children C.25 Yards South of Church of St Bartholomew
Listing Date: 5 September 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1303313
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239618
Location: Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland, NE19
Civil Parish: Kirkwhelpington
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Kirkwhelpington with Kirkharle and Kirkheaton
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NY 98 SE KIRKWHELPINGTON KIRKWHELPINGTON VILLAGE
7/83 Memorial to Atkinson
children c.25 yards south
of Church of St.Bartholomew
Churchyard memorial. 1833. Ashlar. c.5 ft high with arched top. Inscribed
to the memory of 3 beloved children who died in 1833 of a fatal fever, Elizabeth
on July 31st aged 4 years, Jane August 9th aged one month and William August 17th
aged 7 years.
Our bay trees are blasted our charms are fled
Our lights are extinguished our lovely are dead
0 jesu in mercy reverse this sad doom
And grant them in heaven forever to bloom
And shine as the stars and live in the light
That grief never sighed in nor turns into night.
Listing NGR: NY9964184392
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