Guest Memorial

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Guest Memorial photographed in Canford Church, June 2015

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In Memory of Sir Josiah John Guest .Baronet of Dowlais in the County of Glamorgan. Lord of This Manor of Canford and Member of Parliament for the Borough of Merthyr-Tydvil who through an upright and honourable career by the exercise of skill energy and perseverance Placed himself at the head of a most important branch of British Industry
He was born 2nd February 1785 at Dowlias where he died 26th November 1852 and where he lies buried leaving by his wife The Lady Charlotte Elizabeth Bertie only Daughter of Albemarle Ninth Earl of Lindsey five sons and five Daughters.
Happy in his domestic life .prosperous in his Business .full of years and honours having had time and inclination to prepare for his latter end
He died in the midst of his family and dependents Beloved Respected Universally Lamented
Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth Yea Saith the Spirit that they may rest from their labours and their works do follow them
This tablet and the eastern chancel window are dedicated to his memory by his Widow

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