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Latitude: 53.7314 / 53°43'52"N
Longitude: -1.6699 / 1°40'11"W
OS Eastings: 421875
OS Northings: 426158
OS Grid: SE218261
Mapcode National: GBR JTS9.84
Mapcode Global: WHC9Q.BG1T
Entry Name: Tomb of John Nelson in Yard of Church of St Peter
Listing Date: 13 January 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1313698
English Heritage Legacy ID: 340936
Location: Kirklees, WF17
Electoral Ward/Division: Birstall and Birkenshaw
Built-Up Area: Batley
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Birstall St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE 22 NW BATLEY MB KIRKGATE
2/31 Tomb of John Nelson in
Yard of Church of St Peter
Chest tomb of John Nelson. Dated 1774. Stone with simple panel
sides and inscription to John Nelson and his wife. Also inscribed
While we on Earth had our abode,
We both agre'd to serve the Lord;
And he was pleas'd as you may see,
By Death, not long us parted be,
Then he required the breath he gave
Untill again he us restore
A Life to live and Die no more.
Apparently added later is further inscription:
"John Nelson was the coadjutor of
John Wesley, and the pioneer of
Methodism in Yorkshire".
Listing NGR: SE2187526158
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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