Sarah Tiddy Aged 47 Years

Sarah Ann Tiddy Aged 11 Years

   
 
   
  The gravestone Sarah Tiddy of Easington and her daughter Sarah Ann.
   
  The gravestone of Sarah Tiddy of Easington and her daughter Sarah Ann.
Photograph - Mike Welton
   
   
 

Inscription reads: in memory of Sarah, the wife of Michael Tiddy who died 7th September 1857 aged 47 years. Also Sarah Ann Tiddy daughter of the above who died 5th May 1856 aged 11 years. Let me die the death of the Righteous and let my last end be like his.

   
 

Parish register: 1857 Sep 9th Sarah Tiddy, Easington 47
1856 May 7th Sarah Ann Tiddy, Easington 11

   
 

The 1851 census records Michael Tiddy and his wife Sarah aged 34 and 39 respectively, he being listed as a Coastguard (born in St.Maw Cornwall) Sarah (born at Seaton Devon) having three children Sarah Ann, as above on the stone, aged 6, Louisa age 4, and Lavinia age 2.

   
 
   
 

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