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Inscription: East Face

ERIMUS

HERE REST
THE REMAINS OF
THOMAS PEARSON
AN INHABITANT
OF THIS VILLAGE
HE WAS BORN AT HOWSHAM
10TH APRIL 1790
AND DIED AT TERRINGTON
10TH MAY 1859

North Face

HERE ALSO REST THE REMAINS OF
ELIZABETH
WIFE OF THOMAS PEARSON
AND DAUGHTER OF
RICHARD AND ANNE BEILBY
OF THIS VILLAGE
SHE WAS BORN AT CRAMBE
18TH JANUARY 1800 AND
AFTER SURVIVING HER HUSBAND
23 YEARS DIED AT NORTON
4TH OF MAY 1882

West Face
RICHARD PEARSON
YOUNGEST SON OF
THOMAS PEARSON
DIED OF JUNGLE FEVER
ON HIS VOYAGE FROM
CALCUTTA TO LONDON
6TH MARCH 1859
IN HIS 21ST YEAR
AND WAS BURIED AT SEA

South Face

BY THIS STONE
ALSO LIE THE ASHES OF
SARAH
DAUGHTER OF THOMAS PEARSON
AND WIFE OF
GEORGE JOHNSON TAYLOR
OF MANCHESTER
BORN AT WAPLINGTON
23RD JULY 1834
MARRIED AT HUTTONS AMBO
23RD OCTOBER 1856
DIED AT MANCHESTER
4TH JANUARY 1859
Condition: Obelisk on plinth; large plot, surrounded by dressed stone. Evidence of railings now removed.