NY4056 : The grave of Dean Tait's five young daughters

near to Carlisle, Cumbria, Great Britain

The grave of Dean Tait's five young daughters
The grave of Dean Tait's five young daughters
Archibald Campbell Tait was Dean of Carlisle Cathedral from 1849-1856. Tragedy struck the Dean and his wife Catharine in the spring of 1856, when five of their daughters contracted scarlet fever and died in the space of 5 weeks. Their ages ranged from 1 to 10 years. A son and infant daughter survived. For a closer look at part of the inscription see LinkExternal link .
A. C. Tait went on to become Archbishop of Canterbury - for biography see LinkExternal link .
The grave is situated in the churchyard of St. Michael the Archangel, Stanwix, parts of which are now managed as a wildlife area.
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2009
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Thursday, 17 September, 2009   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 26 September, 2009
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Burial ground, Crematorium 
Place (from Tags)
Stanwix 
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Archibald Campbell Tait 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4018 5698 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:54.2365N 2:56.0661W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4017 5698
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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