Family History

Inscriptions by Bigland

The following are the list of inscriptions that Bigland recorded when he visited Longhope in approximately 1778.

1 B
Edmund FOWLE, died ? September 1685, aged 80.
Josiah FOWLE, died 21 July 1759, aged 53.
Mary FOWLE, died 4 July 1778, aged 56.
In memory of Edmund
Fowle, sen. who departed this life
Sept. 1685, ætatis fuæ 80.

In memory of Mary, wife of
John Fowle, who died July the 4,
1778, aged 56 years.

In memory of Josiah Fowle, who
died July 21, 1759, aged 53 years.
2 B
Susannah WINTLE, died 2 March 1766, aged 43.
In memory of
Susannah, the wife of
Jonathan Wintle and daughter
Of John Bullock by Jane his
Wife, who died March 2, 1766,
Aged 43 years.
B3 G Mary HOOPER, died 27 March, 1718, aged 33.
Robert HOOPER, died 2 February 17?6, aged 88.
To the memory of
Robert Hooper, of this Parish,
Who departed this life
The 2d of Feb. 17?6, aged 88 years.

And also in memory of Mary,
The wife of the above Robert Hooper.
She died March 27, 1718, aged 33 years.
B4 G Thomas HOOPER, died 1 March 1715, aged 2.
Robert HOOPER, died 21 January 1785, aged 69.
Under this tomb lie the remains
Of Robert Hooper, late of this Parish,
Who departed this life January the 21st,
1785, in the 69th year of this age.

Also in memory of Thomas, the son of
Robert Hooper, by Mary his wife,
Who died March 1, 1715, aged 2 years.
B5 G 6 Elizabeth POWELL, died 3 January 1746, aged 53.
John POWELL, died 6 December 1769, aged 70.
In
Memory of
Elizabeth, wife of
John Powell, who
Departed this life Jan.
3, 1746, aged 53.

Here lyeth the body
Of John Powell, who
Departed this life
Dec. 6, 1769
Aged 70 years
B6 G 83 Ann DOBBS, died 2 July 1737, aged 80.
Jone CHARLES, died 6 March 1772, aged 78.
William CHARLES, died 22 December 1777, aged 82.
In memory of Ann, the wife of
Thomas Dobbs, who died
July 2, 1737, aged 80 years.

Also Jone, the wife of William
Charles, and daughter of the above
Thomas and Ann Dobbs, who died
March 6, 1772, aged 78 years

In memory of William Charles
Who died December the 22, 1777,
Aged 82 years.
B7 G Elizabeth FOWLE, died 12 May 1700, aged 5.
Susannah FOWLE, died 22 November 1705, aged 59.
In memory of Susannah Fowle
Who died November the 22nd 1705,
Aged 59 years.

In the memory of Elizabeth, the
Daughter of John Fowle by Mary his
Wife, who died May 12th, 1700,
Aged 5 years.
B8 G Sarah BROWNE, died 7 January 1747, aged 80.
William BROWNE, died 3 December 1757, aged 84.
In memory of William Browne,
Who died December the 3d, 1757
Aged 84 years.

Also in memory of Sarah, his wife,
Who died January the 7th, 1747, aged 80
B9 G   Joan COLMAN, died 9 October 1728, aged 48.
John COLMAN, died 1 July 1753, aged 70.
Josiah COLMAN, died 19 November 1776, aged 59.
Arms; Argent, on a Pale Rayoneé Or, a
Lion rampant of the first, for Colman.

To the memory of
Josiah Colman, jun, who
Departed this life the 19th of
November, 1776, aged 59 years.

In memory of John Colman,
Who died July 1, 1753, aged 70 years.

Also in memory of Joan his wife,
Who died October the 9th 1728,
Aged 48 years.
B10 G Elizabeth COLMAN, died 9 May 1726, aged 72.
John COLMAN, died 3 December 1732, aged 78.
In memory of John
Colman, who departed this
Life December 3. 1732, aged
78 years

Here lyeth the body of
Elizabeth, the beloved wife
Of John Colman, who died
May the 9, 1726, aged 72 years
B11 G Grace COLMAN, died 11 April, 1758, aged 20.
Joseph COLMAN, died 29 June 1768, aged 75.
John COLMAN, died 31 December 1770, aged 35.
In memory of Joseph Colman
Who died June 29, 1768, aged 75.

John Colman, a son of the
Abovelaid, died December 31, 1770
Aged 35 years.

Grace, the wife of John Colman,
Son of Zachariah and
Elizabeth Pittman, who
Died April 11, 1758, aged 20.
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