Personal information about John Burrough

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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   John Burrough
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   23 September 1901
Abode at death:
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Burial register information:
Book number: 1899
Page number: 037
Record number: 7490
Official at burial:
   E H Titchmarsh
Source of information:
  Burial Register
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Memorial Details

  19 September 1901
  Coped Stone
  Sandstone with engraved letters
  Southern side of sloping top: In Loving Remembrance of/ John Burrough/ born February 7th 1833/ died Sept. 19th. 1901 "Gone Home". Northern side of sloping top: Ann Burrough/ eldest daughter of J.W. & Ann Burrough/ Who died Aug. 30th 1850 aged 22 years/ "My flesh and my hearty fainteth but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion forever".//
  Good with some weatherstaining
  07 February 2013
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Obituaries and Newspaper announcements

John Burrough
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News and General Advertiser
Date of source:    26 September 1901
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News





The death took place on Thursday of Mr John Burrough, of Olney-lodge, Donnington-square, after a few days illness. Mr. Burrough had attained to the age of sixty-eight years, but few beyond his immediate family circle were aware that be was so old, his activity and energy being characteristic of younger man. He owed his good health to his love for exercise.

By trade a compositor. a sedentary occupation, he keenly enjoyed all outdoor sports and recreations. He was a member of the old Newbury Gymnasium, and was one of the most proficient in its exercises. He was an enthusiastic cyclist, and rode many thousand miles during his life. An ardent admirer of football, he was a regular attendant at the matches on the Newbury ground.

His favourite recreation, however, was bowling, in which be displayed considerable skill, taking part in most of the matches on the Newbury Green.

Of a kindly disposition, he had many friends, who sincerely mourn his decease, none more than the colleagues with whom he was associated for the long space of nearly forty years, at the office of the "Newbury Weekly News "

The funeral took place on Monday afternoon at the Cemetery, when there was a large attendance of friends. The Rev. E. H. Titchmarsh officiated in the chapel and at the graveside. The mourners were Mr. Edward Burrough (brother), Miss Burrough, Miss Margaret Burrough (sisters), Mr. and Mrs. T. Shaw, Si(?)John Rotton (cousin), Miss M. H. Burrough, Mr. E. S Burrough, Mr. H R. Burrough, and the Nurse.

The funeral procession was also joined at the Cemetery by Mr. T. W. Turner and Mr. F. H. Stillman representing the literary staff of the "Weekly News." and …. the Mayor (Mr Councillor Rankin. J.P ), etc., etc.

Amongst the floral offerings were …..

The funeral arrangements were carried out by Messrs. Penford and Son, Northbrook-street


Newbury Weekly News and General Advertiser - Thursday 26 September 1901

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John Burrough
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News
Date of source:    03 October 1901
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News




BURROUGH – Sept 19, at his residence, Olney Lodge, Donnington Square, John Burrough, aged 68

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