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  Grave Inventory Sheet

 
Nesbitt Plot: H-21W-60
Name: Date of Birth
DD/MM/YY
Date of Death
DD/MM/YY
Nesbitt, Samuel
Nesbitt, Jane A
Nesbitt, Eveleen
Nesbitt, James Knight
Woodrow, Lucie Pauline
 
 
 
Dec 24, 1908
1892
April 13, 1881
June 17, 1897
Sept 11, 1899
Sept 27, 1981
1967
 
compass Direction Monument Faces: Materials:
5 Gray granite, white marble, cement
Faces Inscribed:
1, 3, 5, 7
Plot Type: Family Males:  
Condition: Good Females  
 
Style of Monument/Gravesite:
Irregular shaped ground ledger with large white marble obelisk and 3 markers and one plaque.
 
Site Remarks:
Note numerous plaques facing the 4 directions. SE curbing corner post loose and black mold; loose step.
 
Inscription:
2nd Block Monument S Face

SAMUEL NESBITT
DIED
April 13, 1881
Aged 52 Years
JANE A. WIFE OF S. NESBITT
DIED JUNE 17th 1897
Aged 54 Years

1st Block South Face

NESBITT

Column South Face

GOD IS LOVE

2nd Block Western Face

EVELEEN NESBITT
Daughter of the late
SAMUEL + JANE A. NESBITT
Died Sept 11th 1899
Aged 26 Years

Grey Granite Plaque W side in front of Monument

JAMES KNIGHT NESBITT
Dec 24th 1908 - Sept 27 1981
NEWSPAPERMAN HISTORIAN
BROTHER OF THE LATE
AGNES EVELYN CULLINGFORD

 
Description and Condition:
Irregular shaped ground ledger (307 x 479 x 240 x 190 x 280 cm) with one white marble plaque, 3 slant-faced markers and one large (east height 3-4 m) white marble obelisk with pyramid top. Curbing is white marble and raised 16.5 cm off the ground. Along the S section is a white marble step (which is loose) and 2 square marble corner posts the top is broken off (10 cm) on the left post. There are 4 other posts of marble on each corner that are curved in shape. The SE corner post has broken away from foundations and is loose. It is now tilting inward towards ledger. There is cement foundations surrounding the ledger that appears intact. There also appears to be slight warping of N section of curbing.
Ledger top is grass filled and is level to outside curbing top level. There is small (26 x 15) white marble plaque set in the SW corner of ledger top facing south. Center of ledger is large obelisk surrounded by 3 grey granite slant-faced markers. The marker on the W side of obelisk is polished grey granite (72.5 x 42) inscription is incised and painted black - no wear angle faces west. The grey granite marker to the south of obelisk is unpolished, inscription is incised and no wear is evident (51 x 31) angle facing south. Marker to the east of obelisk is grey granite (72 x 41.5) is unpolished and faces east. Inscription is incised and no wear is evident.

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