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IN

LOVING MEMORY

OF

 STEPHEN GRIFFIN

WHO FELL ASLEEP TRUSTING IN JESUS

OCTOBER 4TH 1906

AGED 81 YEARS

IN THE LORD HAVE I PUT MY TRUST

 

I HEARD THE VOICE OF JESUS SAY

COME UNTO ME AND REST

LAY DOWN, THOU WEARY ONE, LAY DOWN

THY HEAD UPON MY BREAST

 

ALSO OF ELIZA

DEARLY LOVED WIFE OF ABOVE

WHO ENTERED INTO REST

NOVEMBER 28TH1915

AGED 86 YEARS

“FOREVER WITH THE LORD”

Stephen was born on 22 December 1824, the youngest son of Stephen and Mary Gower. He married in 1850, in Luton, Eliza Higgins, born in North Marston in 1830. He was a baker and lived at Laburnams and in his retirement at East End.

They had two children called Louisa and Arthur who followed his father as a baker and lived at Yew Tree Cottage with four daughters.

 

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