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ResidenceUnited Kingdom


Married, 1840
BirthMale; About 1814; Middlesex UK
Death28 Feb 1852, age about 37; Southport, Lancashire UK
Burial2 Mar 1852; St John's church, Bollington
EducationMA from Catherine Hall, Cambridge UK
Occupation1834, Incumbent of St John's church, Bollington, and later
in 1842, first Vicar of St John's
for 13 years in total
ResidenceAt Bollington Cross, later at
Vicarage, Church Street, Bollington, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Web Page stoswaldbollington.org.uk/newsblog/former-vicars-of-bollington

Revd George Palmer, grave at St. John's

Marriage 2 Jun 1840, St Peter's church, Prestbury, Cheshire UK [107]
Children (4):Mary (Died in childhood) (1842 - 1847)
George (1843 - )
Herbert (1844 - 1906)
Ernest (Died in infancy) (1850 - 1852)

Notes for Jane GASKELL

A tragic life. Two of her four children died in childhood and her young husband died just weeks after the second child. Jane was left with two children to raise and would have had to move from the vicarage as well.

Notes for Revd George PALMER MA

He seems to have been a well loved incumbent. At his death a memorial window was installed in his memory with a Latin script which may be translated as 'This window was erected by public subscription in memory of the Reverend George Palmer M.A. Minister of this church for thirteen years, who died March 2nd 1852.' Note that his grave records his death as being on 28th February 1852!

The Revd Palmer's house was burgled and a timepiece was taken. The miscreants got 15 years transportation! See the web page for the full story.

Database record last updated 23 October 2016

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