Headstone - Mary, John & John Allinson Clark & infants
Long, intact headstone with legible inscription and only minor chipping at shaped upper edge. it commemorates Mary Clark (1797-1834); her husband John (c 1788-1840), a long-serving attorney's clerk, who lived on the High Street; their son John Allinson Clark (1830-39) and four other unnamed children who died in infancy. These may be: Charles Henry (1818-1819), who was buried at St Mary's Lowgate; James John (1821-24); George (1822-24), and James Alli(n)son (1824-25).
It was originally in the South Nave Yard, in the third bay east of the South Porch, close to the middle buttress between the South Porch and the South Transept.
Inscription and donor(s)
TO THE MEMORY OF
MARY the Wife of JOHN CLARK,
who departed this life January 28 1834,
Aged 37 Years.
And of Four of their Children, who died
in their Infancy.
Also of JOHN ALLINSON CLARK,
Son of the above named
JOHN and MARY CLARK,
who departed this life March 21 1839
Aged 9 Years.
Also of the above named
who departed this life February 23 1840
Aged 51 Years.