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Michael Locking Charlton - Age 27 Years, Moses Charlton - Age 22 Years,
Ethel Woods - Age 6 Months

The gravestone of members of the Charlton family
The gravestone of members of the Charlton family. Photograph - Mike Welton

Inscription reads;

In affectionate remembrance of Michael Locking the beloved son of George and Ann Charlton (of Easington) who died April 30th 1871 aged 27 years. Also Moses the beloved son of the above who died June 1st 1871 aged 22 years. Also Ethel daughter of John and Jane Wood of Hull who died June 7th 1881 aged 7 months. This lovely bud so young and fair, Called hence to early doom, Just came to show how sweet a flower In paradise could bloom.

Parish Register;
1871 May 3rd Michael Locking Charlton Easington 27.
1871 Jun 4th Moses Charlton Easington 22.
1881 Jun 10th Ethel Wood Hull 6 months.

1871 Census records; George Charlton and his wife Ann both age 57 years, living down High Street Easington, he being in the occupation of a Grocer and Draper.

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