Kitty Lawless

Memorial Number: 6*

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A memorial recording was taken in June 2017 of James John Lawless’ tomb.   The incised inscription was clear.  One side of the memorial read:  

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
JAMES JOHN LAWLESS OF THIS PARISH.
WHO (DEEPLY LAMENTED BY HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS)
DIED 10 MAY 1844, AGED 58 YEARS.
“THE LORD GAVE, AND THE LORD HATH TAKEN AWAY, BLESSED BE THE NAME OF THE LORD.”
                                                                                                           JOB, CHAP 1, VERSE 21.

ALSO OF KITTY LAWLESS, WIFE OF THE ABOVE.
BORN 9TH JUNE 1790, DIED 30TH NOVR 1875.
PEACE.

The other side of the memorial read:

ALSO OF EDWARD JOHN LAWLESS, C.E.
SON OF JAMES JOHN & KITTY LAWLESS.
DIED 18TH APRIL 1885, AGED 60 YEARS
“COME UNTO ME ALL YE THAT LABOUR AND ARE HEAVY LADEN, AND I WILL GIVE YOU REST.”
                                                                                    ST. MATTHEW CHAP. 11. VERSE 28.


This memorial stone was also recorded in 1984 and forms part of an archive at the Devon Record Office.  The memorial record from 1984 records the inscription as follows (starting with the first side of the memorial):

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
JAMES JOHN LAWLESS OF THIS PARISH
WHO (DEEPLY LAMENTED BY HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS)
DIED 10 MAY 1844 AGED 58 YEARS.
“THE LORD GAVE, AND THE LORD HATH TAKEN AWAY, BLESSED BE THE NAME
                                                                                                                     OF THE LORD.
                                                                                                              JOB CHAP 1 VERSE 21

ALSO OF KITTY LAWLESS WIFE OF THE ABOVE.
BORN 9TH JUNE 1790 DIED 30TH NOVR 1875.
PEACE.

The other side of the memorial read:

ALSO OF EDWARD JOHN LAWLESS C.E.
SON OF JAMES JOHN AND KITTY LAWLESS
DIED 18TH APRIL 1885 AGED 60 YEARS
COME UNTO ME ALL YE THAT LABOUR AND ARE HEAVY LADEN AND I WILL GIVE YOU REST
                                                                                        ST MATTHEW CHAP 11 VERSE 22

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**More text originally existed on the memorial stone, but it was too weathered to be legible.