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William Bacchus - Age 61 Years, Elizabeth Bacchus - Age 76 Years

The gravestone of William Bacchus and his wife Elizabeth. Photograph - Mike Welton

Inscription reads;

Sacred to the memory of William Bacchus who Departed this life February 12th 1853 aged 60 years. Prepare to meet thy God. In the midst of life we are in death. Also Elizabeth Bacchus wife of the above who departed this life on the 26th January 1862 aged 76 years.

Parish Register : 1853 Feb 15th William Bacchus, Easington 61. 1862 Jan 23rd Elizabeth Bacchus, Easington 76.

The 1851 census records William Bacchus 58, agricultural labourer and his wife Elizabeth 64, residing at South End.

The 1861 census records Elizabeth Bacchus head, widow 75 residing down High St. with her daughter Sarah Pickering widow, 55 and a lodger Jane Johnson widow 69.

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