John and Harriet Wickens

Date published: 20/02/2017
© Newbury Weekly News


NWN 7 JAN 1892

“HUSBAND AND WIFE. - It occasionally happens, though somewhat rarely, that husband and wife lie dead at the same time. Our obituary records this circumstance today, 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."

(Address given as 2 Grafton Place)

Missing years: they died 1st (J at 76) and 6th (H at 75) 

Sources:Newbury Weekly News 7 January 1892

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