Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Of Local Interest

I acquired this in memoriam card just before Christmas. It is the first time I have come across one of local interest to where I live. William Sugden lived in Longridge and was buried in Knowle Green Cemetery which is just a couple of miles from my home. The grave was very easy to find as the modern graves seem to be in strict chronlogical order. Imagine my disappointment when I discovered the lettering on the headstone virtually illegible. Peculiarly, as I tried to work it all out, I noticed a 'message' on the stone - I AM SUGDEN. I realised it was what remained on the words William Sugden. Next time I visit, I'll try to do a rubbing to get the full inscription.




 




1 comment:

Nicola Carpenter said...

Treasured Memories

Edith

Beloved Wife of William Sugden

July ?th 1946 aged 83 years

All The sweeter that she lived


That's all I can get at the moment.

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