Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Top plaque reads:

Here lieth Will: Booth of Witto in com: War: Gent: who had 3 wifes the
firft Dorothe daugh of Rich: Dilke of Kerckby Malory in com: Leic; Efqr
by who he had iffue 6 sonns & 4 Daughters Will: Rich: Edw: Thomas
Percivall & George, Ann, Mary, Dorothe & Joan, the fecond Martha,
ye widdow of Will: Perfon of Bicknel in com: War: Gent: by whom he
Had iffue Will: Thirdly he Married Dorothe daugh: of Edward Sanders
of Flowke in com: Norc: Efqr. Wch Will: was buried Ap: 18. 1610

Lower plaque reads:

Here also lieth Will: Booth of
Witto in com War: Esq. sonn
& heire of ye abovefaid Willia(m)
who married Alice daugh'. of
Rich Foxe of Mofeley in co'. Wigo'.
Gent & had her 7 Sonns & 3
Daugh', Will: Rich: Jofeph, sam: Benja(min)'.
John & Tho: Elinor, Mary & Sarah.
Wch Will. died ye 23rd of Nov. 1637

I'm still working on the punctuation, it is difficult to read, hard to determine if marks are intended or just damage through time and there are inconsistencies.