Grave of Joseph Hepworth

Stainland Providence Congregational Church

The grave of Joseph Hepworth at Stainland Providence Congregational Church


of the above Joseph  Hepworth
who died April 11th 1854
Aged 41 years.
My bones and hammer lie declined
My bellows too have lost their wind
My fire's extinct, my forge decayed
And in the dust, my vice is laid
My coals are spent, my iron's gone
My nails are drove, my work is done
Also of Ephraim Hepworth son of
Joseph and Rebecca Hepworth who
died Decr 28th 1861 aged 22 years.
He was ?? ?? ? ? words are wanting to say what.
Think what a son and a brother could be
and he was that.
Also of Rebecca, wife of the above
Joseph Hepworth, who died March 28th
1889, aged 75 years.

This image [ASW8.JPG] was kindly submitted by Alan Shaw

© Malcolm Bull 2021
Revised 13:13 / 18th May 2021 / 2987

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