Gravestone of ATKINS Ann Elizabeth 1909; ATKINS James 1915
In / loving memory / of / ANN ELIZABETH / who departed this life 28th October 1909 / aged 74 years / for 51 years loved wife of James ATKINS / a Crimea veteran / The Lord gave and the Lord / hath taken away / Also of the above / JAMES ATKINS / who died … January 1915 aged 86 years / Father into thy merciful keeping leave we now thy servant sleeping /
In / memory of / JAMES ATKINS / 1826-1915/
Sandstone headstone with anchor motif
Grave 123 in grid square N8.
The Atkins family were skilled seaman who kept boats on the beach for visitors to hire, and were a well known part of village life.
Date of creation2017
Date of coverage1909-1915
PlaceSt Margaret's at Cliffe, St Margaret's Churchyard
LicenseCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC-BY-NC-ND)
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