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Offline loandy

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Church Ekford
« on: Friday 09 October 15 09:12 BST (UK) »
Latin inscription on the northern wall of the Church ,Ekford , Scotland. My GGreat parents were married there 1837, It was a bit faded for me to decipher when I took this photo 2 years ago, Any  one  able to read it. Have attached photo,,
Researching , Carter , Roxbroughshire and Gilhome ,Northumberland ,Goslet in Wiltshire, Weston in Surrey,McNamara in Tipperary

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Re: Church Ekford
« Reply #1 on: Friday 09 October 15 15:29 BST (UK) »
Eckford, not Ekford. I can make out enough of the Latin inscription to see that it's to Sir William Bennet and it says, roughly, 'this is a monument to himself and to his (family), well-deserving persons'. Bennet is mentioned here -

http://www.morebattle.bordernet.co.uk/history/eckford-parish.html

I had Richardson ancestors at Eckford.

Harry

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Re: Church Ekford
« Reply #2 on: Friday 09 October 15 21:32 BST (UK) »
Thanks Harry, Eckford of course,,
Researching , Carter , Roxbroughshire and Gilhome ,Northumberland ,Goslet in Wiltshire, Weston in Surrey,McNamara in Tipperary