Malcolm Bull's Calderdale Companion : Photograph

Grave of John Atkinson & Family

St Peter's, Sowerby



The grave of John Atkinson & family at Saint Peter's, Sowerby

The Graves of some members of the Atkinson family.

From left to right: the tomb of John (junior); the obelisk for Eli and family; the obelisk for Jonas; the tomb of their father John Atkinson

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The front of the grave


In Memory of
   
SARAH
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
JOHN ATKINSON
OF UPPER OLD HOUSE
SOWERBY
BORN JANUARY 15TH 1790
DIED APRIL 21ST 1876
   
ALSO OF THE ABOVE
JOHN ATKINSON
BORN APRIL 27TH 1794
DIED APRIL 24TH
1877
   
"THAT THEY MAY REST FROM THEIR LABOURS
AND THEIR WORKS DO FOLLOW THEM." REV XIV.C13V.

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The rear of the grave


In Memory of
MARTHA HALEY
DAUGHTER OF
JOHN ATKINSON, SENIOR
WHO DIED NOV 23RD 1907
AGED 76 YEARS

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The right-hand side of the grave


In Memory of
FANNY BUCKLEY
WHO DIED
OCTOBER 21ST 1871
IN THE 19TH YEAR OF HER AGE
   
ALSO OF
SARAH JANE WEBSTER
WHO DIED
DECEMBER 23RD 1873
IN THE 22ND YEAR OF HER AGE
   
GRANDAUGHTERS OF THE AFORESAID
JOHN AND SARAH ATKINSON

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The left-hand side of the grave


In Memory of
DAVID MITCHELL
BORN JAN. 9TH 1830
ENTERED INTO REST
SEPT 24TH 1902
   
ALSO EMMA
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
AND DAUGHTER OF JOHN
ATKINSON SENIOR
WHO DIED DEC 27TH 1916
AGED 83 YEARS

This image [HH77.JPG] was kindly submitted by Derrick Habergham



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