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Sunday 1 June 2014

Cemetery Sunday Blog Hop - Olive Pope, Peter Pope and Three of Their Children

St Michael's Churchyard
Bray, Berkshire
To The Memory of
Olive, wife of
Mr. Peter Pope
of Maidenhead
who died Decr 24th 1831
Aged 46
Mr. Peter Pope
who died March 11th 1841
aged 62
Three of Their Children."
Olive Pope was born Olive Buckland in 1785 in Swallowfield, Berkshire, to Joseph Buckland and his wife Mary Bleak.  On 2nd December 1809 in Cookham, Berkshire, Olive married Peter Pope. 
Peter Pope was born in 1780 in Rockbourne, Hampshire, to Peter Pope and his wife Mary.  Peter was christened on 18th March 1780 in Rockbourne.  
Together they had ten living children, Mary, Thomas, Harriet, Eliza, Peter, Olive, John William, Joseph, James and Julia.
Julia Pope was christened at St Michael's Church in Bray on 24th June 1827.  Sadly Julia was to pass away aged just two years old.  She was buried in St Michaels churchyard on 31st March 1829.
John William Pope passed away in 1835 aged 18 and Eliza Pope passed away in 1836 aged 17.

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