Richard Cocks Memorial, Castlemorton

Recent Photograph of Richard Cocks Memorial (Castlemorton)

This Memorial is in the Lady Chapel at Castlemorton. The Inscription reads:

Beneath / are deposited the remains of
Richard COCKS Esqr.
Seventh Son of John COCKS Esqw.
late of Castleditch and Mary his Wife
who died January 25th 1821,
Aged 82 Years.
In him were united the virtues of
a good Christian
who lived in the faith and died in the hope
of a blessed Immortality
Also of
Anne COCKS his Wife who died
July 26th 1831, Aged 76 Years.
How lov'd, how valu'd once avails thee not:
To whom related, or by whom begot
A heap of dust alone remains of thee:
'Tis all Thou art! and all the Proud shall be!

(Information provided by Rosemary Lockie)

Image contributed by Rosemary Lockie on 18th September 2008.
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