Personal information about Lawrence Read

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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   Lawrence Read
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   11 January 1916
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
   8 Porchester Road,, Newbury.
Burial register information:
Book number: 1899
Page number: 284
Record number: 9469
Official at burial:
   A G P Baines.
Source of information:
  Burial Register
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Memorial Details

  Lawrence Read
  07 January 1916
  4 kerbstones
  North facing kerbstone: Lawrence read, died Jan.7th 1916 aged 66
  Engraved letters
    Date of death shown as "1816" on monument. Burial records show it was 1916
  28 April 2015
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Lawrence Read
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News
Date of source:    13 January 1916
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News






THE LATE MR. LAWRENCE READ. – The funeral took place on Tuesday of Mr. Lawrence Read, L.D.S., who has been living in retirement at Greystairs, 8 Porchester-road, for several years.  The interment was in Newbury Cemetery, the coffin being conveyed on a hand brier.


 The Vicar of St. John’s (Rev. A.G.P. Baines) officiated and the mourners were Dr. Jonner Clarke (Executor), Dr. Bailey (Borden), Mrs. Carter-Baine, Mr. Gilbert Mallet, Mr. Arthur T. Watson.  The floral offerings included: His two nieces, Dorrie and Laura; F.G. Hunt; T.E. Kemp, E. Spanswick, and A. Taylor.


The coffin plate was inscribed: “Lawrence Read, died January 7th, 1916, aged 66 years”.  The funeral arrangements were carried out by Messrs. Penford and Son, Northbrook-street.



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