Crips Tablet, Great Rissington

Recent Photograph of Crips Tablet (Great Rissington)

The inscription says:

In Memory of
Mary the Daughter
of Giles and Elizabeth
CRIPS Who Died
February ye 9th 1739
Aged 19 years
Who'd sue to live or for a long life pray
Where Troubles are as constant as ye Day In youth nor Beauty there's no Trust
for I Had Both and yet am Dust

(Transcription provided by Alf Beard)


Image contributed by Alf Beard on 25th April 2007.
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