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18-February-2020
18-February-2020

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

The headstone over the grave commemorates Charles Henry Cook who accidentally drowned while bathing in November 1871.

Note: The former church is now a private residence, but there is still public access to the cemetery which is located in a separate fenced area behind the former church.

Location

Address:35 Elizabeth Street, St John`s Church Cemetery, Hinton, 2321
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.716396
Long: 151.651975
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event Start Date:16-November-1871
Actual Event End Date:16-November-1871

Dedication

Front Inscription

                 Sacred
         To the Memory of
CHARLES HENRY COOK
Who was Accidentally Drowned
Whilst Bathing. November 16th 
               1871
          Aged 9 Years.
Presented by his fellow schoolmate.
            T. W. Digby.

Source: MA
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