1814 … Aaron Rayner was born at Dacre Bank in North Yorkshire. He is the great grandfather of the wife of my 4th cousin 1x removed.
1856 … Susannah Musgrove was born in Over Darwen, Lancashire. Her parents were John Musgrove and Catherine Ainsworth. She is my great grand aunt.
1908 … George Britliff and Alice Lockington married at Grimsby Parish Church. They are my wife’s grandparents.
1920 … Thomas Musgrove and Winifred Agnes Taylor married in Sabden, Lancashire. They are my uncle and aunt.
This gravestone marks the resting place of my uncle Tommy.
I took the photograph on a recent visit to Clitheroe Cemetery in Lancashire.
Tommy is my mum’s brother and the son of Frederick Anisworth Stowell Musgrove and Florrie Musgrove. He was the second of eight children and the first boy, born on 2nd August 1920.
Sometime in the second quarter of 1942 Tommy married Winifred Agnes Taylor. The marriage was registered at Nelson in Lancashire. They had two children and five grandchildren
Tommy passed away on 20 May 1977.