Personal information about Sophia Toomer

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Memorial Details

  Sophia TOOMER
  01 January 1892
  61
  Female
   
  Headstone and kerbstone with iron railing surround
  Cast Iron with Cast iron Lettering
   
  From top of headstone: Samuel Nevil Toomer/ born Sept. 1796/ died Jan. 1888./ Elizabeth Toomer/ died 15th Jan. 1867/ aged 70 years./ Septimus Toomer/ born Sept. 1840/ died Aug. 1877./ Fanny Ella Greet/ daughter of N.M. Toomer, died Dec 5th. 1919. North kerb: Elizabeth Toomer, born Aug.1827, died Jan. 1892./ South kerb: Sophia Toomer: born Sept. 1831, died Jan. 1892./ East kerb: "Gone home to God".
   
  Fair, top of headstone lying on ground
  W28
   
   
  18 February 2013
  DL
 
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Other people list on this memorial

Samuel Nevil TOOMER
Elizabeth TOOMER
Septimus TOOMER
Fanny Ella GREET

Cemetery Accounts Record

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

Sophia Toomer
29 January 1892
Newbury
Unconsecrated brick grave
Rev'd. H. Bunson
 
02
0621
 

 

 

Obituaries and Newspaper announcements

Sophia Toomer
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News
Date of source:    20 January 1892
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News

Transcription:

 

It is a rather remarkable fact that while many firms in Newbury have had large numbers laid up with the influenza, the cases at the Eagle Ironworks, where some 115 men are employed, have been very few.

The theory for this exemption is that the coke fires used destroy the germs of the disease.

Amongst many who have been carried off by the prevailing sickness are the two Miss Toomers, daughters of Mr. Samuel Nevil Toomer, for many years ironmonger of Newbury, and who died not long since at an advanced age.

His daughters, who lived together in Shaw Crescent, died within a few days of each other, and will be buried together.

 
 
 


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