Personal information about John Packer

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  07 January 1855
  Copestone with iron rail surround
  Sandstone with engraved letters
  North slope of copestone: sacred to the Memory of Susannah Packer/ who departed this life May 21st. 1850/ aged 67 years./ "Her children arise and call her blessed."/ Also of John Packer/ who died Jan. 7th. 1855/ In the 71st year of his age. South slope of copestone: Also of Marianna Packer/ who died May 9th. 1863/ aged 39 years. ".......Quote unreadable...".
  Copestone badly eroded with letters missing
    Miss Susannah Packer died 19/01/1894, she was the sister of John Packer. She is buried in W112 alongside her sister Eliza who died 6/2/1885 aged 68. John is in W110 alongside Katherine Bavin Packer, his 2nd wife who died 25/5/1894, aged 74. Their father John Packer lies between them in W111 with Susannah , his wife and Marianna the 1st wife of his son John
  16 April 2013
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Susannah PACKER
Marianna PACKER

Cemetery Accounts Record

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John Packer
12 January 1855
Consecrated Ground - Vault - 2nd Interment
Rev'd. H.T. White



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John Packer senior
Article source:    Berkshire Chronicle
Date of source:    13 January 1855
Copyright:    © Berkshire Chronicle




There is a brief report of John Packer senior's death on 7th January 1855 at the age of 70 in the 13th January 1855 edition of the Berkshire Chronicle

This obituary entry is awaiting verification.
DEATHS John Packer
Article source:    Reading Mercury
Date of source:    13 January 1855
Copyright:    © 



On the 7th inst., Mr. John Packer Newbury, aged 70 years

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John Packer senior
Advertisement in Berkshire Chronicle 26th February1825
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John Packer senior
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John Packer
John Packer became the first master of the Loyal Berkshire Lodge of Hope in March 1950 at The White Hart Tavern in the Market Place, Newbury
©From “A History of Craft Masonry in Newbury 1815-1985” by W.Bro. W. J Barber
John Packer
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John Packer London Gazette
John Packer London Gazette
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