Thomas Stokes

Memorial Number: 4*

A memorial recording of this headstone was taken in June 2017.  The incised inscription was mostly clear, but too weathered to be legible in some areas.  The inscription that was distinguishable read:

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
THOMAS STOKES
WHO WAS NEARLY _ _ YEARS A
RESPECTABLE BAKER OF THIS PARISH
HE DIED 21 OF OCTOBER 184_
AGED _ _ YEARS

 

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:

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
THOMAS STOKES
WHO WAS NEARLY 40 YEARS A
RESPECTABLE BAKER OF THIS PARISH
HE DIED 21 OF OCTOBER 1841
AGED 73 YEARS.

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