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Corfield, Frederick (Memorial)

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
THE REVD FREDERICK CORFIELD,
VICAR OF SHIRLEY,
BORN JULY 10TH 1821, DIED APRIL 12TH 1883.
YOUNGEST SON OF WILLIAM WILMOT CORFIELD, ESQ,
OF PENRYN COUNTY CORNWALL,
AND DESCENDED FROM AN ANCIENT SHROPSHIRE FAMILY,
HE MARRIED JANUARY 9TH 1845, SARAH WELLER,
YOUNGEST DAUGHTER OF GEORGE CHANNER ESQ, OF SUTTON, MIDDLESEX.
HE WAS RECTOR OF TEMPLECRONE, COUNTY DONEGAL,
FROM 1849 TO 1866.
RECTOR OF HEANOR IN THIS COUNTY FROM 1866 TO 1879.
AND VICAR OF THIS PARISH FROM THAT DATE TO THE TIME OF HIS DEATH.
HIS EARNEST PIETY AND BEAUTY OF CHARACTER ENDEARED
HIM TO ALL WHO KNEW HIM.
ALSO TO THE ABOVE, SARAH WELLER
BORN NOV. 14TH 1821, DIED MAY 8TH 1906.
THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THEIR SON
FREDERICK CHANNER CORFIELD, J.P. C.C.
BORN MARCH 1ST 1849, DIED DEC. 4TH 1904.

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