1828, Millers’ Statute, Windmill Inn, Fair
Louth St. Mary
A Headstone .
“In Memory of Stote MANBY who died Augt 29th 1790. Aged 73 years.
An honest man is buried here,
A worthy neighbour, and a friend sincere
A tender husband, and a father dear.
Also Mildred his wife, who died Jany 10th 1781. Aged 56 years.
Weep not for me, my children dear,
I am not dead, but sleeping here;
And at length, I hope to have,
A joyful riseing from the grave.”
This man Stote MANBY was by his Grandmother Ann STOTE, only child of the Revd Cuthbert STOTE, rector of Soberton, Notts.
She married a Wm MANBY a Miller, who at that period or afterwards lived at Castor in Lincolnshire, and he had by her a son Stote MANBY, born there, 2nd March 1682; who married Mary FROW of Keddington, they were the parents of Stote MANBY the subject of this article, who was baptized at Keddington. June 11th 1717, and was Heir at Law to the Honble. Dorothy WINDSOR, who was previous to her marriage with the Hon. Mr WINDSOR,
Dorothy STOTE daughter of Richd STOTE Esqr. she having no issue, the estates devolved on this Stote MANBY through his Grandmother Ann STOTE, above stated 5th child of the Revd Cuthbert STOTE, second son of Richd STOTE, Bartt.
The estates were of many thousands per annum value; but being nearly an idiot by having his scull fractured his attorney advised to withdraw a Juror after the estate was won, for 300£ per annum. He marrd Mildred.