NORTH STAFFS BRANCH OF THE CLASSICAL ASSOCIATION


The picture below is of a slab in the Chancel floor of St John the Baptist, Ashley, and the suggested entry is also given.
Burial slab, St John the Baptist, Ashley - Photo © Andy Fear July 2006

Si∫te Viator Gradum,
Hic Jacet
Daniel Gabriel Giberne
A[rtium].M[agister]. Eccles'[ię] Lincoln'[ę] Prebend'[arius]
& hujus Eccle∫ię nuper Rector.
Erat
Eccles'[ię] Anglicanę pro Viribus
Defen∫or
Pro Rege & Patria Semper.
Requie∫cat in Pace.
Natus 8vo: Junij 1692
Denatus 17mo. Junij 1749
Ętatis 57
Vale Lector, & ∫apere aude,
Quod es, fui,
Et ut ∫um Eris.
Re∫urgam.
In Xto.[Christo] Salus

Traveller, stay your step,
Here lies
Daniel Gabriel Giberne
M.A. Prebendary of the Church of Lincoln *
& lately Rector of this Church.
He was
a Defender
of the Church of England with all his Might
always for King & Country.
May he rest in Peace.
Born 8th June 1692
Died 17th June 1749
Aged 57
Farewell Reader, & dare to know,
What you are, I was,
And as I am you will be.
I will rise again.
In Christ there is Salvation

* i.e. Lincoln Cathedral


Back to Cover Page