Lammas, St.Andrew's Church MI for Francis DAMANT & Francis GUYBON
MIs on the floor of the nave in St.Andrew's Church, Lammas, read:
To the Memory of
Francis DAMANT Surgeon
Who died July 13th 1790
Aged 54 Years
Francis GUYBON MD
Gentis apud Icenos Perantiquæ et Generosæ;
Olim Coll. Corp. X'tj Cantabr.
Vir Bonis Literis Instructus, Ornatus.
Arte Divinâ Medicinæ et praxi
Celebris, Graduq Doctoris A'o 1706
Vixit Obijtq Conjux et Pater
Indulgens Amans et pariter Amatus
Nat. Sept. 31 1673
Deces. Dec. 21 1750
Alicia Vidua Benemerentj Posuit
The X stands for Christ and shows that he was a graduate of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. The Cambridge Alumni entry reads: Adm. at CORPUS CHRISTI, 1689. Of Norwich. S. of William, of Norwich, alderman. Bapt. at St Peter Mancroft, Sept. 7, 1673. Matric. 1689; Scholar; B.A. 1692-3; M.A. 1696; M.D. 1706. Practised for many years at Diss, Norfolk, Died there Dec. 21, 1750. Buried at Lammas. M.I. there. (Masters.)
The memorial was placed by his wife Alice. Francis GUYBON was the father of Mary GUYBON, wife of Thomas DAMANT and grandmother to the settlers Edward and John DAMANT.
Photo by Rod Mackay.