Betsy Carrick - Age 28 Years

   
 
   
  The gravestone of Betsy Carrick, the wife of a farm labourer.
   
  The gravestone of Betsy Carrick, the wife of a farm labourer.
Photograph - Mike Welton
   
   
 

Inscription reads: Sacred to the memory of Betsy the wife of William Carrick who departed this life on the 12 of August 1851 aged 27 years. Farewell dear husband life is past. My love to you through life did last, Mourn not for me but comfort take, and love my children for my sake.

   
 

Parish register: 1851 Aug 21st Betsy Carrick 28.

   
 

The 1851 census records Betsy Carrick 26, the wife of William Carrick 32, an agricultural labourer with a daughter Charlotte age 1, and a servant Hannah Wright, no address listed.

   
 
   
 

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