St Peter, Redmile, Leicestershire

James Handley died 11 day of March 1694.
This poem is on the reverse of his headstone and reads:

This world it is a city full of crooked streets
Death is a market place where all men meet.
If life were Marchandice that men could buy
Rich men would ever live and poor men die.

 

 

A John Handley was churchwarden at Redmile and his name is recorded in the register started on 5th November 1663 at the time Thomas Daffy was Rector.