Photographs taken 28 May 2005 by Jennifer Carnell.

The grave of the family of William Russell, a wealthy property owner,
who lived at ?more Lodge 15, The Boltons, West Brompton.

His wife, Selena Sarah, daughter Jane Mary Russell, daughter Harriett, stepson Thomas,
John James and Henry Charles.

'In memory of
John Peake Knight
Seventeen years
General manager of the
London Brighton and South Coast Railway.
Who suddenly passed away
July 23rd 1886
Aged 58 years.
Very deeply mourned by his
Sorrowing widow and sons.
This monument is erected by
The directors, officers and staff
Of the London, Brighton & South
Coast Railway Company
And his personal friends
As a tribute of esteem and regard.
"A man greatly beloved."

Also to the beloved memory of
Elizabeth Knight.
Widow of the above-named.
Who departed this life 13 November 1913
In her 81st year'

The grave of the novelist G.A. Henty (1832-1902)

'George Alfred Henty
Died 16th November 1902, aged 69
For many years
War corresponent of the "Standard"
And writer of many boys books.
Lizzie his wife
Died 20th August 1865, aged 29.
Maud Elizabeth Henty
Died 25th April 1879, aged 18.
Ethel Mary Henty,
Died 7th February 1882, aged 19.'

The other side of the Henty headstone.
'James Edwards
Died 1st October 1849, aged 69.
Mary his widow
Died 8th May 1870, aged 87.'

The grave on the far left is that of the family of 'John Round of Chelsea'.
His wife Elizabeth Sarah Round died aged 70 in 1890,
John Round himself also died aged 70 in 1895.
Their daughter Mary Ann Barton who died age 75 in 1935 [?]
and another daughter, Amelia Round, who died age 81.
John Round, appears to have been, from the census, a carpenter and in 1891
Amelia was working as a servant in Kensington for Sir Augustus and Lady Letitia Adderley.


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