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Cooke Family Tomb in Middlewich Cemetery Circa 80 Metres South of Mortuary Chapels

A Grade II Listed Building in Middlewich, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1945 / 53°11'40"N

Longitude: -2.4523 / 2°27'8"W

OS Eastings: 369877

OS Northings: 366479

OS Grid: SJ698664

Mapcode National: GBR 7W.2QV6

Mapcode Global: WH99L.9YGW

Entry Name: Cooke Family Tomb in Middlewich Cemetery Circa 80 Metres South of Mortuary Chapels

Listing Date: 5 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138792

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56357

Location: Middlewich, Cheshire East, CW10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Middlewich

Built-Up Area: Middlewich

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Middlewich St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

MIDDLEWICH C.P. CHESTER ROAD
SJ 66 NE North Side

1/26 Cooke Family Tomb in
Middlewich cemetery
circa 80 metres south of
Mortuary Chapels.
-
GV II

Monument, 1869, of stone. Square pier, surmounted by spire, has
inscription in gabled arched cusped panel on each side; plain
rectangular base stone. Inscriptions read: HERE LIES INTERRED IN ONE
COFFIN ALL THAT REMAINED OF THE BODIES OF EDWARD COOKE AGED 40 YEARS,
ELIZABETH HIS WIFE AGED 34 YEARS AND THEIR FOUR CHILDREN, ELLEN AGED
7 YEARS, SOPHIA AGED 4 YEARS, EDWARD AGED 2 YEARS AND MARY AGED 6
MONTHS (west); ALSO ELIZABETH SHAW AGED 12 YEARS. ONE ENTIRE FAMILY
BURNT TO DEATH AT THE CONFLAGRATION OF BRIERLY HULME FARM HOUSE, IN
KINDERTON CUM HULME ON THE MORNING OF SUNDAY THE 24TH DAY OF NOVEMBER
1867 (south); "IN THE MIDST OF LIFE WE ARE IN DEATH" (east); ERECTED
BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION AD 1869 (north). The catastrophe is still
remembered locally.


Listing NGR: SJ6987766479

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