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  Grave Inventory Sheet

 
Thistle Plot: H-19E-69
Name: Date of Birth
DD/MM/YY
Date of Death
DD/MM/YY
Thistle, William Henry
Thistle, Ernst
Thistle, Mabel
  June 20, 1879
Dec 20, 1891
Sept 20, 1888
compass Direction Monument Faces: Materials:
3 Gray Granite, White Marble
Faces Inscribed:
3
Plot Type: Family Males: 2
Condition: Fair Females 1
 
Style of Monument/Gravesite:
Large (3-plot sized) ground ledger with white marble headstone.
 
Site Remarks:
Headstone on top center of ledger.
 
Inscription:
In Memory
of
WILLIAM HENRY
Infant son of
WILLILAM + ALICE THISTLE
Who Died June 20, 1879
Aged 1 Month
---+---
This lovely Bud so young and fair
Called hence by early doom.
Just came to show how sweat a flower
In Paradise would bloom

Foster

 
Description and Condition:
Large ground ledger (489 cm W x 245 cm L) raised 13 - 20 cm off ground with a white marble headstone on ledger top.
Curbing is grey granite (12.5 cm border). The W curbing has moved slightly and one section is out 2-3 cm. Ledger top is covered with grass and in center W side is a white marble straight-shouldered tablet-type headstone mounted on gray granite base (51.5 x 26 x 19 cm high) set into cement foundation. Cement foundation appears to be quite recent. Tablet has been cleaned (47.5w x 7.75 thick x 99 cm high). Stone has numerous cracks and chips (especially W side). Inscription 'Foster' the stonemason. Top center of stone (E face) is a weeping willow beside a casket. The top left and right sides of stone have Triguetras formations along with center of top.
Stone appears quite stable, clean and level.

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