30 Richard Davies

Date recorded: 8/9/09

30 Inscription on west side of gravestone

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In Memory of
Who died July 13th 1850
Aged 5(1?) years
Behold my friend as you pass by
As you are now so once was I
As I am now so you must be.
Therefore prepare to foll(ow me?)Click image to enlarge.

Earliest date (of death):

Type of monument:  round headstone with semicircular shoulders

Dimensions (in millimetres):

monument/headstone:  height: 1120  breadth: 835  thickness: 60 (north side) and 70 (south side)

Orientation of monument/headstone:  West facing

Material:  Sandstone

Condition:  Sound, in place

Number of surfaces bearing:  a) decoration:  b) inscription:

Type of decoration: Architectural, possibly symbolic

Decorative motif/s:  Leaves, sunburst

Technique/s used for decoration:  Incised/relief

Condition of decoration:  Sound

Technique/s used for inscription:  Incised

Condition of inscription:  Clear but worn

Name of mason:  None

Notes:  Aged 54 (4 supplied from Register)

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