Memorial to John Royds & Family

Halifax Parish Church



Memorial to John Royds and family in Halifax Parish Church

Inscription


NEAR THIS PLACE ARE DEPOSITED
THE REMAINS OF IOHN ROYDS OF HALIFAX ESQR
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 23D OF MAY 1781,
AGED 61 YEARS.
     
ALSO IN THE SAME GRAVE IS INTERRED THE BODY
OF HARRIETT ROYDS, HIS YOUNGEST DAUGHTER,
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 6TH OF FEBRUARY 1781,
AGED 17 YEARS.
     
ALSO NEAR THIS PLACE IS INTERRED THE BODY OF
CATHARINE, THE WIFE OF JOSHUA HAMER, OF HALIFAX, ESQR,
ANOTHER OF THE DAUGHTERS OF THE SAID JOHN ROYDS,
WHO DIED 30TH OF AUGUST 1793, IN THE
33D YEAR OF HER AGE.
     
ALSO NEAR THIS PLACE IS INTERRED THE BODY OF
MARY   ROYDS, ANOTHER OF HIS DAUGHTERS,
WHO DIED 3D OF JANUARY 1796, AGED 40 YEARS.

This image is taken from The Monumental & Other Inscriptions in Halifax Parish Church,



© Malcolm Bull 2021
Revised 15:03 / 12th May 2021 / 3394

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