NORTH STAFFS BRANCH OF THE CLASSICAL ASSOCIATION


The picture below is from St Peter ad Vincula, Stoke-upon-Trent, and a suggested translation is supplied. (This is very much work in progress.) The tablet was removed from the old parish church on its replacement by the new in the early Nineteenth Century (1830).
Poulson Memorial, St Peter ad Vincula, Stoke-upon-Trent - Photo © Andy Fear January 2006

Juxta

hanc Jnscriptionem, Corpora

JOHANNIS POULSON

(Sacristæ annos 22) et

JOHANNÆ

uxoris ejus sepulta sunt.

illo 1 27 Jan[uario]. 1691 42
ob[ii]t: An[no] Æt[atis]
illa 27 Jul[io] 1688 56

1 properly "ille"


By

this Inscription, are buried

the Bodies

of JOHN POULSON

(Sacristan for 22 years) and

JOAN

his wife.

he 27 January 1691 42
died in the yearaged
she 27 July 1688 56


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