Plaque

St John's Garden

Inscription

S. John's Clerkenwell
This consecrated graveyard, the property of S. John's Clerkenwell, which received for a hundred years the bodies of the Christian dead, here to await the resurrection, is now for ever dedicated as a garden, For the quiet enjoyment and refreshment of the living, especially of the dwellers in it's densely peopled neighbourhood,

In a garden man became
help of sorrow, sin and shame.
Jesus in a garden wins
grace and pardon for our sins.

{The superfluous apostrophe in "it's" is an error in the inscription, not our transcription.}

Site: Graveyard, garden & Lowe (3 memorials)

EC1, Benjamin Street, St John's Garden

In the photo you can see 3 stone plaques on this wall. The low, middle one is weather-worn into illegibility. Lowe's tree is at the centre of the photo.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
St John's Garden

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St John's Clerkenwell graveyard & garden

In 1714 John Michele gave the ground to St John’s Church in St John’s Square ...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
St John's Garden

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Graveyard

Graveyard

John Michele Esq., second son of Simon Michele Esq., of Saint John Clerkenwel...

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Simon Lowe tree

Simon Lowe tree

Donated by Belmont and Lowe to mark the retirement of Simon Lowe, 30th April ...

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