Personal information about James Dew

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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   James Dew
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   15 January 1908
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
   Newmarket Inn, Newbury
Burial register information:
Book number: 1899
Page number: 147
Record number: 8376
Official at burial:
   The Rev'd. L R Maquire, Rector.
Source of information:
  Burial Register
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Memorial Details

  James DEW
  12 January 1908
  4 large kerbstones with 4 carved cornerstones.Stone urn.
  Limestone Letters
  South Kerbstone, outer slope: In Loving Memory of James Dew who died Jan. 12 1908 aged 54 years. // North Kerbstone, outer slope: Also of Kate Dew who died May 13 1928 aged 74 years. // East Kerbstone, outer slope: Peace, Perfect Peace. //
  Kerbstones & MI intact.In danger of being buried.
    James was born in Aldbourne, the son of a Sawyer and began life as a Sawyer and chairmaker and later moved to Newbury to become an Innkeeper at the New Market Inn, 21 Cheap St. Kate Atherton Langfield was born in Ramsbury to Mary Ann Langfield before her marriage to George Atherton, Master Brewer of Ramsbury. She was a servant to a shoemaker in Ramsbury before her marriage to James. Her sister & brother-in-law, Emily & Edmund New, innkeepers of Two Brewers, West Mills, are buried nearby in ChNW35. When James died his brother Tom Dew, Licensed Victualler, and Edmund New were executors to his Will in which he left c£1000. Sources: Ancestry records.
  01 November 2017
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Other people list on this memorial

Kate DEW



Obituaries and Newspaper announcements

James Dew
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News
Date of source:   
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News





The death occurred on Sunday of Mr James Dew, who for a quarter of a century had been landlord of the New Market Inn, Cheap Street.  The funeral took place at the Cemetery yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon, the rector of Newbury (Rev. Lionel Majendie) officiating.  There was a large attendance of relatives and friends by whom the deceased was greatly esteemed.  The mourners included the widow and daughter, brothers and sisters, Miss Dew, Mr and Mrs T Dew, Mr and Mrs New,  Mr S J Stillman, Mr G Early, representing Messrs Strange’s, Brewers.  The Newbury Licensed Victuallers’ Association sent a deputation consisting of Mr G Paulin (chairman), Mr J Hedger (secretary), and Mr Fabry.  The Oddfellows, of which Order deceased was an old and respected member, was represented by Bro.Loveridge, N.G., and among others present at the graveside were Messrs. S Knight, jun., W Whyman, F Attewell, New and Sons, Mildenhall, Cox and Son, D Wheeler.  Floral tributes were contributed by the widow and daughter, Aunt Jane, Emily and Teddie, Brother Tom and Nance, Mr and Mrs W Whyman, Sid,Messrs Strange and Sons, Mr and Mrs Walter New, Mr and Mrs Mildenhall, Mrs Shilling and Ada,Mr and Mrs James Fabry, Newbury Licensed Victuallers’ Association, Mr and Mrs Cox (Cheap Street) etc.  The Coffin was of polished oak, with brass furniture, and breast-plate inscribed –


                                                      JAMES  DEW

                                                  Died Jan. 12th, 1908

                                                            Aged 54


The funeral arrangements were carried out by Mr E Hart of Northcroft Lane                     


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