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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   Henry Rogers
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   16 May 1917
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
   Hillsboro', Essex Street, Newbury
Burial register information:
Book number: 1917
Page number: 003
Record number: 9621
Official at burial:
   ? Harford
Source of information:
  Burial Register

Memorial Details

  Henry ROGERS
  13 May 1917
  Headstone is a granite boulder with carved book scroll; 4 Kerbstones and 4 Finials
  From top of Book Scroll: In Sacred and Loving/ Remembrance Of/ Henry Rogers./ Called Home/ May 13th. 1917,/ aged 81 years./ Also Annie, wife of the above/ at Rest May 18th. 1927/ aged 71./ "Forever with the Lord."
  Grave is in poor condition and sinking but headstone is in good condiion. Heavy vegetation. Inlaid text.
  LS(B) 16
  08 August 2015
  D Duff
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Obituaries and Newspaper announcements

Henry Rogers
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News
Date of source:    17 May 1917
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News







The interment of the late Mr. Henry Rogers, of Hillsborough, Wash Common, took place at Newbury Cemetery yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon, the Rev. J.W. Harford officiating. The remains conveyed on glass Washington car, were enclosed in a coffin of polished oak, with brass fittings and bore the inscription:-


Died May 13th, 1917

Aged 81.


The mourners were Mrs Rogers (widow), Mrs. Turner (daughter), Mr. W. Rogers(son), Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Rogers and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rogers (sons and daughters-in-law), Mr. Stanley Turner (grandson), Mr. H. Midwinter (brother-in-law), Mrs. H. Midwinter, Mrs. Smith, Miss J Midwinter, Mr. H.S. and Miss Salway; also present Mrs. Davies, Miss Walter, and several other friends.


Floral offerings, many of them very choice were from his loving wife, his loving daughter and husband, William and Bella, Annie and Sidney, Mr. Harry Rogers and Joan, Stanley and Kathleen, Mr. and Mrs H. Midwinter and family, Nellie, Janey, Emily, Katie and Sissi, Mrs. F.D. Bazett, M. and Mrs. C. W. Judd, employees at Fareham and Quilhampton Works, Lucy, etc.


The funeral arrangements were carried out by Messrs. Penford and son.


The deceased gentleman came to Newbury some 15 or 16 years ago from Salisbury. For several years he resided at Kingsdown on the Enborne-road, which he vacated for Hillsborough, a house which he had newly built. Though he had reached the advanced age of 81, he enjoyed good health, continuing to take rural walks, and to work in his garden, where he might have been seen on the Tuesday previous to the Sunday on which he passed away.


Newbury Weekly News May 17 1917


Buried 16 May 1917 book 1917 page 003 No. 9621

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Henry Rogers
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News and Mrs Pattison
Date of source:    07 June 1917
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News






The “Congregational Magazine” for June states the interesting fact, in connection with the late Mr. Henry Rogers of Wash Common, who died on the 13th of last month, was his relationship to John Newton, his grandfather being a nephew of that celebrated divine and hymn writer.

His father was a deacon of the Congregational Church for many years at Saffron Walden, where Mr. Rogers was born, and his uncle, Professor Rogers of Albany Church, London, and Theological Tutor at Spurgeon’s College. He had an interesting link too, with the late Dr. Dale. In his early years Dr Dale was assistant master at Mr. White’s School at Andover, and Mr. Rogers was a pupil in his class. Long years afterwards pupil and teacher met at the opening of the Congregational Church in Salisbury, a beautiful Gothic building in the erection of which he took much interest,


Newbury Weekly News 7 June 1917

Mrs P p 138 LS(B)16

Died 13 May 1917 aged 81

Also his wife Annie died 18 May 1927 aged 71

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