In 1802, my 4xGreat Aunt Anne Carter was bpt at Aylesbeare, Devon. She was the daughter of Thomas Carter & Elizabeth Coplestone. She died at the age of 5 years.
In 1896, my Great Grandfather Frederick Williams Whitney died at Shanghai, China aged 37. His death was caused by drinking poison during a row with his wife over his drinking & gambling habits. The inquest was unable to determine whether he had actually meant to kill himself or if it was the tragic result of an act of drunken bravado.
In 2011, my father Trevor Douglas Wainwright was cremated at Macclesfield at the age of 88.