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Frances Colenso
Steve Moore


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Hi, I've got it into my head that Francis Colenso is buried on the Isle of White. (I think from the much missed KLH site). I know she died in 1887 of tuberculosis, but my books don't say where she is buried.
Can anyone advise please?

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Steve Moore
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Graves1879


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Hi Steve

You are correct, her grave is on the Isle of White.

The photo of her grave, came from the KLH site


Grave, Ventnor Cemetery, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England
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Paul Bryant-Quinn


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What is the inscription on her grave?
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Steve Moore


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Many thanks Graves, a mate is on holiday on IoW at end of month and will try to find FCs grave and get photographs, hopefully including inscription. If sucessful, I will attempt to post on thread!!

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steve
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Graves1879


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Hi Paul

Sorry mate, I do not know what the inscription says.

Hi Steve

Good news to hear that someone might be able to help. Look forward to seeing the photographs and knowing what the inscription says.
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Sawubona


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Thanks from me as well, Steve. I'm looking forward to seeing what you can post!
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Steve Moore


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Hi,
new photograph of grave was no better than KLH original above.
Words as follows:
"In memory of Frances Ellen Colenso
Born 30 May 1850
Died 29 April 1887
Second daughter of the right Rev John Colenso Lord Bishop of Natal
Following her fathers example she sacrificed her life on behalf of the helpless and oppressed."


Strong lady.

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Steve
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I've only just seen this topic and her grave photograph.

Many thanks for that.

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