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Bigger Plot Plot: H-19E-82
Name: Date of Birth
DD/MM/YY
Date of Death
DD/MM/YY
Bigger, Julia M
Bigger, Harry T
Bigger, Archie
Bigger, Henry
  May 26, 1886
Dec 11, 1889
May 26, 1886
compass Direction Monument Faces: Materials:
7 Gray granite, white marble
Faces Inscribed:
7
Plot Type: Family Males: 3
Condition: Fair Females 1
 
Style of Monument/Gravesite:
Single-sized ground ledger with bi-columnar monument.
 
Site Remarks:
Monument top broken off and numerous chips, faint inscriptions.
 
Inscription:
N.E. Footing of column W Face:

ARCHIE BIGGER
DROWNED
MAY 26th 1886
AGED 6 YRS

HARRY T BIGGER
DIED
DEC 11TH 1889
AGED 4 MOS.

S.E. Footing of column W Face:

JULIA M. BIGGER
DROWNED
MAY 26TH 1886
AGED 9 YRS

W Face base monument relief:

BIGGER

W curbing top:

BIGGER

 
Description and Condition:
Single-sized ground ledger (123W x 247 L cm) raised 26 cm off the ground. Curbing is gray granite (15 cm border), curbing is intact and level. Ledger top is soil and is level with curbing top. Western curbing top has 'BIGGER' incised.
At E end of ledger top is a white marble bi-columnar monument tilting 3 degree angle toward the east. Base of monument (53.5W x 25 x 19cm H). On W face is 'BIGGER' in relief. The footing of columns (17.5 x 17.5 x 26.5 cm high) is white marble. Inscriptions are on the W face of the 2 footings. Lettering is incised and is worn but still visible. There are numerous large chops (2-3 cms) out of the SE footing. Chip above 'M' in 'JULIA M' and 3 large chips (2-3 cms) on E face.
Columns are 36 cm high topped by arch. The monument's top has been broken off and is missing. There are numerous small chips along column tops. Monument is covered with moderate covering of black mold and fungi.

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