Monday, 11 July 2011

Scarcliffe Churchyard, Derbyshire

On a visit up to the North East of England we stopped at Scarcliffe to see what graveyard remains there were to reflect the Goucher presence in the village.

We found three graves. Two of them are photographed here.
Grave of Henry & Sarah Jane Goucher
In Loving Memory of
Our Dear Parents
Died 1st December 1919 aged 69
And Sarah Jane GOUCHER
Died 3rd November 1941 aged 86

In Loving Memory of
Lucy Ellen
Beloved wife of James GOUCHER
Died Oct 21st 1835 aged 50
Resting where no shadows fall
The third grave we found was of Ellen and John Goucher. The photograph has been too poor to reproduce with clarity, but a transcription of it is here
Loving Memory 
Ellen, the beloved wife of
who died February 5th 1885
aged 60 years
Also John
Husband of the above
Who died January 14th 1908
Aged 83 years
Blessed are the dead which die in the lord

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