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by Messrs. King, statuaries, Bath, at an expense
Maddison, Lieut. Col., Stainton near Raisin, Lincolnshire,
Maister, Henry, Esq. Hull.
Marwood, William, Esq. Busby near Stokesley.
Middleton, Rt. Hon. Henry, Lord, Wollaton, Notts.
Molyneux, Sir Francis, Bart. Wellow near Ollerton.
Naylor, Mr. Wakefield.
Nevile, George, Esq. Thorney, Notts.
Newby, near Skipton, Craven.
Norton, Hon. Fletcher.
Otley, Drury, Esq.
Otley, William, Esq. Cambridge.
Parkinson, Mr. Hetton near Skipton.
Peareth, William, Esq. Newcastle.
Pindar, Rev. Dr., Kentbury near Newbury, Berks.
Pocklington, R. Esq. Winthorpe near Newark.
Pocklington, J. Esq. Muskham near ditto
Preston, Rev. J., Askham near York.
Pymont, Mr., Lofthouse near Wakefield.
Rickaby, J. Esq. Bridlington Quay.
Ridghill, Rev. J., Welburn near Lincoln.
Robinson, Rev. H., Beverley.
Robinson, Mr., Wakefield.
Rolfe, Edmund, Esq. Heecham near Lynn.
Roundell, Rev. W., Marton near Skipton.
Rudd, Rev. Bedale, Yorkshire.
Sayle, Benjamin, Wentbridge.
St. Quintin, Sir William, Bart. Scampston near Malton.
Seymour, Rev. near Richmond.
Shepherd, Rev. Archdeacon, Duke Street, Westminster.
Shepherd, Rev. Henry, Beverley.
Sketchley, Samuel, Esq. Newark.
Slater, R. Esq. Chesterfield.
of fifty-five guineas) on which are engraven the following lines :
Slingsby, Sir Thomas, Scriven near Knaresborough.
Smith, Francis, Esq. New Buildings.
Snaith, Rev. Patrington near Hull.
Spencer, Rev. T., Trin. Coll. Cambridge.
Squire, Esq. Islip near Thrapston.
Stagg, Mr., Richmond.
Standish, Sir Frank, Duxbury, Lancashire.
Staveley, General Miles.
Stevens, Rev. Trinity College, Cambridge.
Strangeways, Esq. York.
Strickland, Sir George, Bart. Boynton near Bridlington.
Swire, Dr. Samuel, Melsonby near Otley.
Swire, Mr. John, Hallifax.
Sykes, Joseph, Esq. Hull.
Thompson, Rev. Thomas.
Thomson, Hon. Sir Alex., Chief Baron of the Exchequer.
Thorold, H. Esq., Lincoln.
Tomline, Marmaduke, Esq. Riby Grove, near Caistor.
Tomlinson, Rev. W. Waltham near Grimsby.
Trollope, W. Esq., Six Clerks' Office.
Trollope, Rev. Antony, near Buntingford, Herts.
Tucker, Samuel, Esq. Moorgate near Rotherham.
Turbut, Esq. near Doncaster.
Vavasour, Esq. Heath near Wakefield.
Uvedale, Rev. Ambrose, Suffolk.
Walker, Mr. Wakefield.
Walls, Rev. Edward, Spilsby, Lincolnshire.
Wallis, Dr. College of Physicians, London.
Wastell, Henry, Esq. London.
Webster, Rev. Thomas, Hull.
Weighton, near Selby, Yorkshire.
Wells, Rev. Dr. Willingham near Gainsborough.
Wilkinson, Rev. James, Sheffield.
NEAR THIS PLACE ARE DEPOSITED THE REMAINS OT
THE REV. JOHN CLARKE, M. A.
FORMERLY FELLOW OF
TRINITY COLLEGE IN THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE,
AND SUCCESSIVELY MASTER
OF THE FREE GRAMMAR SCHOOLS OF SHIPTON, BEVERLEY, AND WAKEFIELD IN THIS COUNTY. HE WAS BORN IN THIS VILLAGE, MAY ü. 1706.
AND DIED FEBRUARY vüi. 1761.
TO AN ACCURA E AND EXTENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF
HE JOINED A CORRECT JUDGEMENT,
A REFINED AND ELEGANT TASTE.
THE MILDNESS AND UNAFFECTED HUMILITY
OF HIS DISPOSITION,
THE GUILELESS SIMPLICITY OF HIS LIFE AND MANNERS,
HIS DIFFIDENCE AND GENUINE MODESTY
ENDEARED HIM TO HIS PUPILS :
WHILST A FAITHFUL ATTENTION TO
THEIR IMPROVEMENT IN LEARNING COMMANDED THEIR ESTEEM AND VENERATION. THEY HAVE CAUSED THIS MONUMENT TO BE ERECTED,
AS A TESTIMONY OF THEIR
A plain marble tablet, executed at York, is also placed in each of the schools over which he presided, with the subjoined inscription, varying
Williamson, T. Esq. Welton near Hull.
Williamson, W. Esq. Hull.
Willoughby, Rev. Henry, Guiseley,
Wilsford, Richard, Esq. Pontefract.
Wilson, Rev. Henry, Haversham near Kendal.
Wilson, Joshua, Esq. Pontefract.
Wilson, Daniel, Esq. Dalham Tower, Westmorland.
Wood, Loftus near Wakefield.
Bewick near Ferrybridge.
Zouch, Rev. T. Wycliffe near Greta Bridge, Yorkshire.
in some inconsiderable passages from the one originally proposed *.
JOANNIS CLARKE, A. M.
HUIC SCHOLÆ PRÆPOSITUS
SUMMA CUM OMNIUM LAUDE AC PREDICATIONE
JUVENTUTIS INSTITUENDÆ PROVINCIAM ADORNAVIT:
INTIMA LATINARUM ET GRÆCARUM LITERARUM
IN OPTIMIS UTRIUSQUE LINGUE SCRIPTORIBUS EXPLICANDIS
ET ILLUSTRANDIS DILUCIDUS, SOLERS, PERSPICAX :
ET INGENII ELEGANTIA PERPOLITA
MORES HUMANITATE ADEO TEMPERAVIT,
UT DISCIPULOS SUOS, IN GLORIÆ SPEM EDUCATOS, INCREDIBILI QUADAM FACILITATE AD DOCTRINAM ALLICERET,
INDUSTRIAM EXCITARET ATQUE ACUERET.
HINC FREQUENTISSIMAM ADOLESCENTIUM CORONAM
SIBI CONCILIAVIT ET DEVINXIT,
QUI EUM QUASI PATREM BENIGNUM ATQUE DILECTISSIMUM
ENIXE AMARUNT ET COLUERUNT.
EX VUITU MODESTO, OBTUTUQUE SUAVI ET PLACIDO
ANIMI CANDOREM LUBENTISSIME CONJICERES:
ERAT ENIM, SI QUIS ALIUS,
INCULPABILI VITÆ INTEGRITATE ORNATISSIMUS ;
IMMO PERPULCRUM PRIMÆVÆ INNOCENTIÆ EXEMPLUM
PIGET EHEU! REFERRE QUAM VIRUM HUNC
OPTIME DE REPUBLICA MERITUM
INGRATA ÆTAS NEGLEXERIT,
LRUMNIS CONFECTUM, SINE HONORE, SINE PRÆMIQ
PAUPERTATE ET INOPIA TANTUM NON OPPRESSUM VIDERIT.
NATUS IN VILLA DE KIRBY MISPERTON,
IN COMITATU EBORACENSI,
iii MAII, A. D. 1706,
IN EADEM VILLA HUMATUS EST
xi FEBRUARII, A. D. 1761.
* They were both drawn up by Dr. Zouch, who received the Thanks of the Meeting above-mentioned for his “elegant and pathetic composition."