Personal information about Sarah Westcombe

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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   Sarah Westcombe
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   08 December 1899
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
Burial register information:
Book number: 1899
Page number: 002
Record number: 7215
Official at burial:
   George Bolderstrom
Source of information:
  Burial Register
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Memorial Details

  Sarah Westcombe
  05 December 1899
  Vault with divided side panels, single front panel.
  Sandstone with engraved text.
  West facing panel: Sacred to the memory of Harriet Maria, dearly loved wife of George Westcombe, June. Who departed this life Nov. 25th. 1887 aged 40 years. "Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. They rest from their labours and their works do follow them." East facing panel: In Loving Memory of George Westcombe who fell asleep after much suffering Dec. 17th.1917 aged 69 years. "Come unto Me and rest." Top of vault, South facing In Affectionate Memory of George Westcombe who departed this life Aug. 11th. 1868 aged 48 years. "Them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him." Top of vault, North facing: In Loving Memory of Sarah, widow of the late George Westcombe who fell asleep Dec.5th. 1899 in her 79th. year. "So He giveth His beloved sleep".
  Fair, text on East side sheared off
  29 January 2012
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Other people list on this memorial

Harriet Maria Westcombe
George Westcombe
George Westcombe

Cemetery Accounts Record

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

Sarah Westcombe
08 December 1899
Unconsecrated Vault
Reverend G Bolderston



Obituaries and Newspaper announcements

Sarah Westcombe
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News and General Advertiser
Date of source:    14 December 1899
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News




THE FUNERAL of the late Mrs Westcombe, widow of the late Mr. George Westcombe, of Bartholomew-street, took place on Friday after-noon, in the family vault in Newbury Cemetery. The Rev, G. Bolderston, Superintendent Wesleyan minister, was the officiating minister. The mourners were: Mr J. Westcombe (Abingdon), Mrs. Higgs, Mr. John Westcombe (Chatham). Miss Wetstcombe, Mr. Geo. Westcombe (Sheffield), Mr. J.E. Westcombe, Rev M. Westcombe (Ampthill), Mr. H. Westcombe Icoveney), Rev. A. Westcombe (Footing), Rev. Jos. Westcombe (Middlesborough), Mr. B. Westcombe (London), sons and daughters; Miss E, Westcombe (Kingsclere), neice; Mr. Higgs, son-in-law.

Floral tributes were put on the coffin, which was of polished oak with brass fittings, by the sons, and daughters, grandchildren and “her sisters”. The wish having been expressed that wreaths should not be sent by friends. 

This is followed by a list of some of those attending.


Messrs Penfold and Son carried out the funeral arrangements.


Newbury Weekly News and General Advertiser - Thursday 14 December 1899

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Sarah Westcombe
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News
Date of source:    07 December 1899
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News




WESTCOMBE – Dec 5, at her residence, Pyle Hill Villa, Newbury, Sarah, widow of the late George Westcombe, of Newbury, in her 79th year. No flowers. Friends kindly accept this intimation

Newbury Weekly News 7 December 1899

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