Joseph Botelho

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Portuguese [?]
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19 yrs 11 mths 8 days
2nd son of Thomas Botelho
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Sacred to the memory of Joseph Botelho, 2nd son of Mr. Thomas Botelho Died on Friday night, the 7th of June 1850 Without pain or struggle, trusting entirely for his salvation on the merits of an all merciful redeemer Jesus Christ Aged 19 years, 11 months and 8 days In memory of Mrs. Ann Botelho, the beloved wife of Mr. Thomas Botelho, Head Assistant in Taxing Office High Court, Died 20th December 1864, aged 55 years 7 mos. & days, Her calm faith and peaceful hope enabled her always to sing, I’ll speak the honors of thy name With my last laboring breath, And dying clasp thee in mine arms The antidote of death Also of Thomas Botelho, son of John Botelho, late Head Clerk Taxing Office High Court Born 19th November 1802, Died 14th February 1869
Writer, Foreign Office
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The epitaph contains a section of the hymn 'Jesus, I Love Charming Name' written by Dr Philip Doddridge. See and also The Story of the Hymns and Tunes by Theron and Butterworth ( This hymn was at its most popular between the 1820s and the 1850s.

Tomb built by: 
J. Dowling
Buried by: 
J. Thomas, Baptist Minister
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Biblical References: 
Romans 8:35, “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?”
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