...and Landscape Curiosities
BOLTON-ON-SWALE, North Riding
Henry Jenkin's Grave
SE 252 991
The churchyard memorial is to England's longest living person, Henry Jenkins. On the east side is the inscription:
'This monument was Erected by CONTRIBUTION In ye year 1743 to the memory of HENRY JENKINS'
He was born and lived at Ellerton-on-Swale and died in 1670, aged 169, allegedly.
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