View Image

 

James Ross

Monument of Johanna Ross at St Johns Church, Calcutta

James Ross monument
small photo
  View high resolution image (966KB)
Photo by Patrick Horton
 
Here
Lyeth interred the body
of
Mr James Ross
of Calcuta Merchant
who departed this life
October the 7 1751
In the 45th year of his age
-------------
Pallida mors aequo pulsat pede
pauperum tabernas,
Regumque turres.
Vita summa brevis spem nos
vetat inchoare longum Horit

With equal pace impartial Fate
knocks at the Palace as the cottage gate
Nor should our sum of life extend
burgoning hope beyond their ??? ???
Francis ???
Inscribed to the memory
of her tender and dear husband
Johanna Ross

 If you found this site useful or interesting and would like to help keep it going, then please consider contributing to the costs.

Frontis - The Archive Publishing System

 

[Home] [Search] [Surname Index] [Regiment Index] [Cemetery Index] [Campaign Index] [Occupations Index]