Matthew 9:24 - St. Olave's Lucy Banks Nelson Memorial Plaque - Ramsey, Isle of Man
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N 54° 19.684 W 004° 23.450
30U E 409552 N 6020915
Quick Description: This memorial plaque for Lucy Banks Nelson in St. Olave's references St. Matthew IX 24.
Location: Isle of Man
Date Posted: 12/2/2018 5:48:31 AM
Waymark Code: WMZMJY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
This memorial plaque for Lucy Banks Nelson in St. Olave's references St. Matthew IX 24 which in the King James Version of the bible is as follows:
"He said unto them, Give place: for the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn."

The referencing of St. Matthew is used as the basis for the following words in the inscription on the plaque:
"WHO FELL ASLEEP..."

The full inscription on the plaque is as follows:
'TO THE HONOUR AND GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF
LUCY BANKS NELSON
THE BELOVED DAUGHTER OF
C. R. & L.J NESLON
WHO FELL ASLEEP MARCH 15. 1910
AGED NINETEEN YEARS

ST. MATTHEW IX 24'

St. Matthew IX 24 in the New Internattional Version of the Bible is given blelow:
'The Girl is not dead but asleep'

Lucy was buried on 18th March 1910 in the Churchyard of St. Bridget's Church in Bride.

Lucy was born on 5 January 1891 to Lucy Jane Hierm and Charles Banks and was baptised on 8th February 1891 at St. Bridget's Church in Bride.

The 1891 Census returns shows that Lucy's father Charles was an 'Advocate'. Lucy had 4 siblings two sisters and two brothers. In the household at the time of the census the family had 3 servants, one of which is is discribed as a 'Nurse'.

At the time of the 1901 Census Lucy is way from her family at a School in Kent where the Schoolmistress is Mary A. Stocking. Interestingly Lucy is the only [Pupil' who appears in the Census return.

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St. Olave's Church Cumberland Road Ramsey, Isle of Man IM8 3EZ


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