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              Inscriptions on the Family Tomb in Banbury
  On the West End of Tomb; Richard Gunn, Died
October 8, 1761; Aged 80.  Mary Gunn, his
wife, Died October(?) 1762; Aged 72. (My
Father�s Great-Grandfather and his wife) She 9 years his junior, died 1 year after.)
  On the East End.  Richard Gunn, Died
December 27, 1804, Aged 27. (My father�s
Elder brother, [in pencil] grandson of the above
  On the North Side. Richard Gunn, Died
June 10, 1780, Aged 70. (My Father�s Grandfather.)
  Richard Gunn, Died August 8, 1788. Aged
52. (My Father�s Father, born 1736.
  Also two children (of the above) Died in infancy.
  Sarah Bolten (sic) Wife of Henry Bolten,
Died April 6, 1794; Aged 36. (My Father�s Mother Widow of R. Gunn.)
  Also Joseph Bolten (sic) Died April 20,
1795; Aged 15 Months.  My Father�s half-brother,

  On the South Side.  Henry Bolten, late
of Neithrop, Died July 2, 1820, aged 68.
  He, very appropriately, stole the place of [unclear word].
  Also William his son, Died April 29, 1824,
Aged 32.
  Thomas Gunn, late of South Newington, Died
10th of June, 1840, Aged 61.               
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