Personal information about Thomas Thorn

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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   Thomas Thorn
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Age at death:
   76
Date of burial:
   04 May 1931
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
   Ashcroft, Newtown Road, Newbury
Burial register information:
  
Book number: 1917
Page number: 154
Record number: 10831
Official at burial:
   E.H. Stenning
     
Source of information:
  Burial Register

Memorial Details

  Thomas THORN
 
 
  Male
   
  Cross on 3 tiered base, 4 kerbstones
  Limestone Lead
   
  Top tier of base, East face: In Memoriam of / Mahalah / the beloved wife of / Thomas Thorn // Middle Tier of base, East face: At Rest, Feb. 19th. 1911 aged 51 years. // Bottom tier of base, East face: "I will lay me down in peace and take my rest." / Victor Cecil / the beloved child of the above / born Oct. 19th. 1902, at Rest Dec.14th. 1902./ "Of such is the kingdom of Heaven." // Top tier of base, South face: Also of Thomas Thorn, beloved husband of / Middle tier of base, South face: Edith Thorn who passed in 30th April 1931 / aged 76 years. // East kerbstone, outer slope: In Loving Memory of Ernest Ralph Thorn, killed in France April 7th. 1917 / aged 32 years. // East Kerbstone side: "Until the Day breaks." //
   
  Cross broken off & laid on grave. 2 kerbstones broken.East kerbstone with MI to Ernest Ralph Thorn found on ChNW24 & moved to correct grave.
  ChNW22
    Mahalah Canning was born in Bagnor and married stonemason Thomason Thorn, living first in Oxford Rd, Speen, then Bartholomew Rd miving to Ashcroft, the house and yard in Newtown Rd next to the Cemetery. Ernest Ralph was a stonemason living in Queen's Rd in 1911 with wife Ethel and baby. He was also licensee at the Rokeby Arms, Newtown Rd. He served in the Yeomanry pre WW1 for 3 years and then was conscripted to the Royal Berks Regt in 1916. He was killed in France when his tent was hit during the night after the battle behind the frontline. His wife took over the Rokeby Arms for the duration of the War and remarried. His name is on the Newbury War Memorial for which his father was stonemason.He is also on the memorial in East Ilsley church where he married. Sources: Ancestry records & See http://east-ilsley.com/warmemorial/Ralph_Thorn.html for photos of Ernest, and grave in France with full NWN report and story.Photos and details on https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/55956215
   
  01 November 2017
  EAC
 
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Other people list on this memorial

Mahalah THORN
Victor Cecil  THORN
Ernest Ralph  THORN

 

 

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