Personal information about Edward Withers

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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   Edward Withers
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   19 January 1870
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
Burial register information:
Book number: 1868
Page number: 023
Record number: 2578
Official at burial:
   The Rev'd. Thomas Hubbard, Vicar of St. Johns, Newbury.
Source of information:
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Memorial Details

  Edward WITHERS
  14 January 1870
  Tomb, coped top on base.
  Sandstone Engraved
  North slope of coping: In Affectionate Remembrance of / Edward Withers / late of Baydon, Wilts. / who died January 14th. 1870 aged 81 years. / Blessed are the dead who died in the Lord // South slope of coping: Also of / Jemima, widow of Edward Withers / who died November 18th 1882: / aged 79 years. / Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his Saints. //
  Good; clear MI
    Edward was a Farmer in Bayly Hill Farm, Baydon which was given to him by his father Jason, in his lifetime in lieu of an inheritance. The family owned land & the Blacksmith's at Eastbury. Berks. He was first married to Sarah Thatcher with whom he had 4 children. On her death he married Jemima Tubb of Baydon whose family were also farmers. Jemima Withers nee Tubb may be related to Ann King Allcock nee Tubb buried in plot ChNW5. After Edward's marriage to Jemima, they farmed 93 acres at Hill Green Farm, Leckhampstead employing 6 farm labourers.He farmed there until at least the 1861 census and died in !870 when he was living at Mount Villas, off Newtown Rd, Newbury. He left £800 to wife, Jemima. Jemima later was recrded living with son Edward, a Miller in Batheaston, Somerset before his family emigrated to New Zealand. She died in Newbury, family sources believe at Hill Green House, Leckhampstead where Ann King Allcock's (ChNW5) mother Jemima had died 48 years before. Sources: Ancestry records & Ancestry family tree.
  01 November 2017
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Edward Withers
Edward & his wife Jemima are buried in the tomb at ChNW4 opposite & to the right of the chapel door.
©Marlene (descendant of Edward)
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