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The-276 year-old Engraved stone tablet weighing over 3/4 of a ton is Mounted to the Old Belltower wall, at St Mary’s Church Mirfield

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In Your Mirfield
Apr 11th, 2021
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The-276 year-old Engraved stone tablet weighing over 3/4 of a ton is Mounted to the Old  Belltower wall, at St Mary’s Church Mirfield the stone tablet measures 92 inches by 44 inches and 2 and a half-inch thick. it is fixed to the stone tower with two cast-iron rods. the stone tablet is now becoming very weathered and the lower part in parts are illegible.

Full engraving

This Table was erected in the year 1745 A List of the pious And Charitable Benefactors To the Church. School and poor, of the parish of Mirfield. L.20 Donor Unknown Left to YE Poor in Money.  Nath.I. Waterhouse left .L.1. per Ann to YE poor paid by proper Trustee’s. Richd Thorp Gent. Left L.5.10. Per. an to the school paid out of Runder Farm. Joseph Ledgard left L2 per an to the School, paid out of Barker’s Farm. Beaumont Esq. Late of Whitley Hall left L10 per an to put out two poor, Boys apprentices paid in money. Robt. Holdsworth left L5 per an to the Vicar, Clerk and Poor, paid out of Brickhouse & Lands. Thos.Holdsworth left S10 per an to the School paid out of Well-House and Lands. James Shepley left  L4 per an to the poor, paid out of Dead Eyes, Wheat Croft, & C. Mrs. Mary Hutton Left L2 per an to the poor, paid out of Hanbank Farm. Ricd Northorp left L10 to ye poor for ever, paid in Money. Lady Eliz. Hastings left L2 for a monthly Sacrement, to be paid to the Vicar of this Church every Christmas.

Titus 3.8 Rev 14.13 Go and Do thou Likewise. The Names of the Church wardens or Worden follow bellow but are Illegible

Regards Steve

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