Personal information about James Greetham

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  05 May 1868
  Headstone; footstone.
  Limestone Engraved
  Headstone: In Affectionate Remembrance of / James Greetham / who died May 5th. 1868 / aged 67 years, / Also John Greetham / son of the above / who died Jan. 14th. 1874 / aged 31 years. "My God, my Father, while I stray / far from my home on Life's rough way, / O teach me from my heart to say, / 'Thy will be done.'" / Also of Hannah / wife of the above / who died Dec. 20th. 1887 / aged 75 years, // Footstone: J.C. 1868 / J.C. 1874 / H.C. 1887 //
  Good condition but laid down & covered by vegetation.
    James was a canal lock keeper who lived with his family first at Greenham Mills Lock Cottage & by 1871 in the Canal Cottage, Northbrook St. He & Hannah had 9 children. When widowed, Hannah became a laundress & by 1881 lived with her d. Elizabeth, grandson, James, & a Lodger in West Fields, Newbury.
  01 June 2016
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James Greetham
11 May 1868
Consecrated - Common interment
Rev'd. C. Bourke



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