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St Andrew's, Awre

In Memory of
Sara Fennell
who died Dec 1 1860
Aged 68 years
There remaineth here for a rest to the people of God. Heb (ixc 1x)
Also in memory of
Harriet, wife of George Welch
who died June 3rd 1890
Aged 63 years
As for me I will behold thy face in righteousness I shall be satisfied when I awake with thy likeness. Psalm XV11

Also of George Welch who departed this life
Dec 21st 1896
Aged 76 years
Interred Redcliffe Cemetery Bristol

George Welch was variousely described as, Servant, Labourer also Coal Shipper. They lived firstly in Newnham and later in Awre. They seemed usually to have a boarder staying with them, a notable one in 1871 being a young curate, George A. Allen Curate at Awre. They had one daughter, Emma who married Thomas Church, a marine Engineer, they eventually went to live in Bristol, where George joined them after the death of Harriet.

(Photo supplied by Mark Burton)


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