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

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1138792

Date first listed: 05-Dec-1986

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

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Location

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

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

District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Middlewich

National Grid Reference: SJ 69877 66479

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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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