A memorial in St Peter's churchyard, Ashton under Lyne.
The inscription reads:
Note the spelling Ashton under Lyme (not Lyne) was common in the 19th century.
was placed here by
Alderman Issac Watt Boulton MP
of Stamford House Ashton under Lyme
in affectionate remembrance of
his eldest son
who was for 9 years warden of this church
Born November 5th 1841
and died at sea February 5th 1880
on board the R.M.S.S Kinpauns Castle
wherest on a voyage to the Cape of Good Hope
to recruit his health
his remains were committed to the deep
in Lat.11.30 South Long.2.30 West, February 8th 1880
Lord have mercy on my soul
and take me to thee
For ABC Wednesday.