Epitaph in Forton churchyard.

Epitaph in Forton churchyard.

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Epitaph in Forton churchyard. Reads: 'Here lyeth y body of Eleanor wife of Thomas Carswell of Newport who departed this life May 6 1717. Pray gentle reader stay and looke a while, see how pale death my body has spoilt but I have paid the debt to nature due. So pray live well, for follow me must you. Also the body of Mary Johnston.'