Here lieth the body of
the Reverend Saumarez Dubourdeiu, A.M
who was fifty years officiating
clergyman of this Parish
and for longer period Minister of the
French Protestant Church of Lisburn,
subsequently Vicar of the Parish of
He was also Master of the Classical
School of Lisburn.
The youth committed to his care he instructed in useful and in ornamental
The flock of which he was the Pastor in the true principles of the Christian
and all who witnessed his conduct by
the bright example of a well-spent life.
He died on the 14th day of December 1812, aged 96 years and 3
His grateful scholars in remembrance of his virtue
have caused this stone to be dedicated
to his memory
also a monument more suitable to his
and to their gratitude in the Parish
Church of Lisburn.