IN MEMORY OF JOHN BUTT
WHO DIED HAPPY IN THE LORD
11th MAY 1842
AGED 58 YEARS
He was the first person buried in this cemetery on Sunday 15th
By Rev. J. Snowball
Who preached a sermon for the occasion the same evening.
"Be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cameth"
St. Matthew 24
This headstone is located in the old General Protestant Cemetery in St. John's. Later this month the HFNL will be holding a headstone rubbing workshop in this very cemetery, and discussing the different ways of preserving the information (genealogical details, epitaphs etc.) on historic headstones. Details about this workshop will be released in the next few days. Please stay tuned!!