Sarah Sharp - Age 5 Years
Jane Sharp - Age 3 Years
Walter Sharp - Age 3 Years

  The gravestone of three children of the Sharp family.
  The gravestone of three children of the Sharp family.
Photograph - Mike Welton

Inscription reads: In memory of Sarah Sharp daughter of Walter and Mary Sharp. Who died 14th March 1856 aged 5 years. Also Jane Sharp who died 11th Decd. 1857 aged 3 years. Also Walter Sharp who died 10th Jany. 1864 aged 3 years.


Parish Register: 1856 Mar 18th Sarah Sharp, Kilnsea 5
1857 Dec 14th Jane Sharp, Kilnsea 3
1864 Jan 13th Walter Sharp, Kilnsea 3


The 1861 census for Kilnsea lists Walter Sharp as head aged 41 years a farmer of 92 acres, Mary his wife aged 42 years (both born at Welwick), three daughters Mary Ann, Elizabeth, and Sarah aged 12, 8, and 4 years respectively their son Walter 6 months as shown on the grave stone above, a Richard G.Johnson 24 years, plough man, James Quinton 13 years, plough boy and Sarah Connor 15 years dairy maid.


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