Memorial Inscriptions: Cureton

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In affectionate remembrance of
THOMAS CURETON,
OF WATERS-UPTON,
who died March 29th 1877,
Aged 74 years.
Also ELIZABETH, WIFE OF THE
ABOVE, who died the same day,
March 29th 1877, aged 76 years.
IN LIFE THEY WERE [UNITED?]
IN DEATH THEY ARE [NOT DIVIDED?]

Waters Upton MIs - Cureton, Thomas and Elizabeth

The 1871 census shows Thomas Cureton and his wife Elizabeth living at Waters Upton with their daughter and son-in-law, Sarah and William Abraham Richard Ball.

Thomas (who was baptised at Waters Upton on 25 Dec 1802) and Elizabeth (baptised at High Ercall on 30 Mar 1800 as Elizabeth Buttry) were married at High Ercall on 9 Oct 1825 (the register recording the bride’s surname as Buttrey).

The will of Thomas Cureton, of Waters Upton, a coachman, who died at Waters Upton, was proved at Shrewsbury on 17 Apr 1877 by his sons John Cureton of Shirley, near Birmingham, a gardener, and Richard Cureton of Dodsworth, near Barnsley, Yorkshire, a station master.

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