Haycroft Grave at Sandford Church

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Below - All that remains of the grave of Dr and Mrs Haycroft on the left of the steps leading to the main entrance of St Swithun's Church in Sandford


In 1912, Charles Haycroft died at Bow from an infection he contracted when treating a patient with puerperal fever.

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The headstone, which has broken into two, can be seen lying against the tomb in the top right.



I temporarily reassembled the headstone on the grass.

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IN

LOVING MEMORY

OF

A DEARLY LOVED HUSBAND

CHARLES HENRY HAYCROFT

FOR 30 YEARS SURGEON AT BOW, DEVON.

HE DIED ON AUGUST 7. 1912.

GREATLY REGRETTED.

ALSO

ANNIE SELINA HAYCROFT

WIFE OF THE ABOVE

WHO FELL ASLEEP JUNE 24TH 1935

"UNTIL THE DAY BREAK AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY."


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