Personal information about Richard Basing

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Memorial Details

  Richard BASING
  06 September 1893
  Copestone on pedestal
  Sandstone with engraved letters
  North slope of copestone: Sacred to the Memory of/ George Basing/ who died November 17th. 1867/ in his 74th year. / Also Martha Basing/ died April 16th. 1888/ aged 88. South slope of copestone: Also John Edward Basing/ who died June 18th. 1881/ in his 47th year./ Also Richard Basing/ who died September 6th. 1893 aged 62 years. South face of pedestal: James George Mathews died Nov. 2nd. 1948. East slope of copestone: Also Annie Mathews/ who died/ June 21st. 1902/ aged 46 years. East face of pedestal: Martha A.W. Mathews/ who died May 16th. 1916/ aged 87 years.
  Poor, some lettering sheared off
    George Basing: Memorial says he died in 1867, but it was 1866 in Cemetery accounts and Free BMD.
  29 April 2013
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Other people list on this memorial

John Edward BASING
James George MATHEWS

Cemetery Accounts Record

The information below is derived from the Newbury Cemetery company Accounts ledgers.

Richard Basing
11 September 1893
Consecrated Brick Grave
Reverend E J Gardner



Obituaries and Newspaper announcements

Richard Basing
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News
Date of source:    07 September 1893
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News




Death of Mr. Richard Basing. -  The death occurred yesterday afternoon of Mr. Richard Basing, who had been in impaired health for some months back. Mr. Basing, in conjunction with his late brother, carried on the old-established business of saddler and harness maker, in the Market-place.

This obituary entry is awaiting verification.
Richard Basing
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News
Date of source:    15 September 1893
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News




The Funeral of the late Mr. Richard basing, of the Market-place, took place on Monday afternoon at Newbury Cemetery. The rector officiated. The mourners were Mrs. Mathews (sister), Mr. and Mrs. Mathews, Mr. Mathews (Oare); and among the friends present at the grave-side were Mr. and Mrs. W.Balding, Mr.Freemantle, Mr. G. J. Cosburn, Mr. F. Cosburn, Mr.Kemp, Mr. Haydon, &c. The coffin was covered with a number of beautiful floral wreaths.

There then follows a list of those who sent wreaths.

The funeral arrangements were carried out by Mr. Richard Canning.

This obituary entry is awaiting verification.

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