Thursday 27 September 2018

Mother died and then her triplets

Jennett Alston gave birth to 3 boys April 3, 1861. She later took poorly & died April 4. A newspaper report [April 6] said they had been baptised Thomas, Robert & Edward and were healthy & progressing favourably. Thomas died the same day, Robert 8th & Edward 9th. Preston Cemetery

Pair of Pigeons?

Am I right in thinking these are Pigeons? They seem very stocky! Anne Marginson departed this life January 23, 1863 aged 74 years. She is buried in Preston Cemetery:

What's in a Name?

Thomas Hill Joseph Napoleon Horatio Bonaparte Swindlehurst Nelson is said to have the longest name to be found in Preston Cemetery. So long, they had to use his initials to fit him on the base of the gravestone!

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