Headstones of William Henry Knight and daughter Charlotte Knight

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Headstones of William Henry Knight and daughter Charlotte Knight

Post  drfalken on Sun Aug 26, 2012 1:03 pm

Received from Lilian Caley

"I recently sent an e mail to the Parish Administrator of Rothbury Parish Church in Northumberland as I knew William Henry Knight was buried there.  I was put in touch with a very nice lady named Freda she checked the records and found the grave, then she was kind enough to e mail the photo's to me of which I am sending to you to see if they are of use to the forum. As you will see his eldest daughter Charlotte is buried with him. I like the comment from Freda that he must have been important because of where he is buried in the churchyard. I wonder what made him important, could it have been the connection to Lord Delaval."

Link: Headstone of Wm Henry and Charlotte Knight

Many thanks to Valerie Edwards who had visited the churchyard at Rothbury and has provided the following transcription:

Sacred to the memory  of
William Henry Knight
late of Morpeth
who died at Rothbury 27 January 1848
age 80 years
Also of
Charlotte Knight
Eldest daughter of the above
W. H.  Knight
who departed this life June 3 1859
aged 65 years.
Come Lord Jesus


Link: Location of Headstones in the churchyard at Rothbury


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