In memory of Elizabeth Charlotte Palmer, the beloved wife of George Palmer Jnr. Esqre of Nazing in the county of Essex, second daughter of John Surtees Esqre of Newcastle on Tyne, who died on Sunday 30th of July 1848, in the 43rd year of her age, after giving birth to a daughter who survived her mother but a short time, leaving three sons and one daughter to mourn their irreparable loss.
Also in memory of William Cotterell Surtees Palmer the infant son of the above Elizabeth Charlotte and George Palmer, who died on the 8th of May 1842, aged 9 months.
By whom lieth buried the tender husband of the one, and loving father of the other, LIEUTENANT COLONEL GEORGE PALMER, J.P., late of Nazing Park; In 1828 he raised and for long commanded the Essex regiment of Yeoman cavalry. He was one of the nine original commissioners who in 1837 founded the British colony of South Australia. He servied in 1863 as High Sheriff for the county of Essex, and was well known for many years as a verderer of Epping Forest.
He died at Nazing on 26th April 1883, ending an active life in peace.