Grimsby Newspapers
Tombstone almost enveloped by tree
Publication:
Grimsby Independent, 21 Jun 1945, p. 1


Description
Media Type:
Newspaper
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Item Type:
Articles
Notes:
photo included
Date of Publication:
21 Jun 1945
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Carpenter,Mary ; Boyle,Mary ; Carpenter, Ashman
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Full Text

In St. Andrew's Churchyard, Grimsby, in the Carpenter family plot, is a tombstone almost embedded in a huge elm tree, said to be well over 100 years old. The stone was erected in memory of Mary Boyle Carpenter, who was buried there in 1815. She was the widow of Ashman Carpenter, who was buried in 1786, and whose grave is said to be under the roots of the tree which was planted on the grave soon after Mrs. Carpenter's burial.

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Tombstone almost enveloped by tree