John and Harriett Wickens

Date published: 20/02/2015
© Newbury Weekly News

HUSBAND AND WIFE. - It occasionally happens, though somewhat rarely, that husband and wife lie dead at some time.  Our obituary records this circumstance to-day, of John Wickens, who died on the 1st, known to many as an ostler, his wife* dying five days afterwards.

Both were yesterday buried in the same grave at the cemetery.

NWN 7 Jan 1892
Not in Mrs. P.
Missing Years
Account book shows both buried 6 Jan 1892 - Nos 80 & 81
* Wife’s name given as Harriette.  

Sources:Newbury Weekly News 7 January 1892

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