Blackpool Gazette & News, February 22nd, 1895
The mural tablets in St. John's Church have received
an addition in a handsome one bearing the following inscription
" To the glory of God and in loving remembrance of Ralph T.
Williamson, Major, 1st Royal Lancashire Militia ; born 26th Nov., 1807, died
Nov. 26th, 1886.
His wife Catherine, who died at Salwick Hall, 18th Dec., 1862, aged 52
His eldest daughter, C. E. Mona Basnett, died 5th Nov.,
1859, aged 17 years.
His second daughter, Florence Lydia, entered into rest, 2nd
Dec., 1893, aged 49 years.
His stepson, George M. W. Sotheby, Lieutenant, Bengal
Artillery, and only son of C. H. Sotheby, Captain 34th Madras N.I., who met his
untimely death at the Massacre of Cawnpore,1857, aged 19 years.