James Austen's Family

Inscription on a tablet in
Steventon Church, Hampshire:–

To the Memory of
The Rev. JAMES AUSTEN
who succeeded
his Father the Rev. George Austen
as Rector of this Parish
and died Dec: 13, 1819, aged 53 years.

This monument and the stone which covers
His grave in the Churchyard
were erected by his Widow and Children.

In the Churchyard of Steventon Church, Hampshire a
flat stone covers the grave of James Austen and his
second wife Mary – who died 24 years after the Rev.
James. The stone bears the inscription:-

The Rev. JAMES AUSTEN
Born Feb. 13th 1763.
Died Dec. 13th 1819.
MARY AUSTEN
Born April 17th 1771.
Died August 3rd 1843.

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