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COOKE FAMILY TOMB IN MIDDLEWICH CEMETERY CIRCA 80 METRES SOUTH OF MORTUARY CHAPELS

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: COOKE FAMILY TOMB IN MIDDLEWICH CEMETERY CIRCA 80 METRES SOUTH OF MORTUARY CHAPELS

List entry Number: 1138792

Location

COOKE FAMILY TOMB IN MIDDLEWICH CEMETERY CIRCA 80 METRES SOUTH OF MORTUARY CHAPELS, CHESTER ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Middlewich

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Dec-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56357

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History

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Details

MIDDLEWICH C.P. CHESTER ROAD SJ 66 NE North Side 1/26 Cooke Family Tomb in Middlewich cemetery circa 80 metres south of Mortuary Chapels. - GV II

Monument, 1869, of stone. Square pier, surmounted by spire, has inscription in gabled arched cusped panel on each side; plain rectangular base stone. Inscriptions read: HERE LIES INTERRED IN ONE COFFIN ALL THAT REMAINED OF THE BODIES OF EDWARD COOKE AGED 40 YEARS, ELIZABETH HIS WIFE AGED 34 YEARS AND THEIR FOUR CHILDREN, ELLEN AGED 7 YEARS, SOPHIA AGED 4 YEARS, EDWARD AGED 2 YEARS AND MARY AGED 6 MONTHS (west); ALSO ELIZABETH SHAW AGED 12 YEARS. ONE ENTIRE FAMILY BURNT TO DEATH AT THE CONFLAGRATION OF BRIERLY HULME FARM HOUSE, IN KINDERTON CUM HULME ON THE MORNING OF SUNDAY THE 24TH DAY OF NOVEMBER 1867 (south); "IN THE MIDST OF LIFE WE ARE IN DEATH" (east); ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION AD 1869 (north). The catastrophe is still remembered locally.

Listing NGR: SJ6987766479

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National Grid Reference: SJ 69877 66479

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