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Kettlethorpe, Lincolnshire | by Vitrearum (A B Barton)
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Kettlethorpe, Lincolnshire

"I am a Becke or river as you know

and watred here the church the schole the pore

While God did make my springes here for to flo

But now my fountaine stopt it runs no more

From church and schole mi life is now berefte

But to the poore four pounds I yearlye lefte."

 

Monument to the John Becke, MA, rector of Kettlethorpe. Died 17th Mary 1597.

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Taken on June 20, 2010