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Rare books and special collections:  Light family crypt

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Special Collections : Light

Light Family Crypt

Sandgate Cemetery

Visit to the Light Family Crypt

The images on this page were taken on a visit to the Light Family Crypt at Sandgate Cemetery
Father's Day Sunday 3rd September.

Another view of the gravesite

Morris and Sarah Light's Crypt

Another view

Morris Light
Born Kovno Russia 1st June 1859
Died at Newcastle 26th July 1929

Sarah Beloved Wife of Morris Light
Passed Away 31st May 1938 Aged 74

Myra Light's Grave

In Loving Memory of
Myra
Beloved Daughter of Morris and Sarah Light
Born 3rd February 1892 Died 20th January 1943.

Reta Light's Grave

Reta Light
Died 25th September 1989
Aged 91 years

Bertram and Hilda's Crypt

Another view of Bertram and Hilda's Crypt

Close up on the Souvenirs inscription

Souvenirs
De
Reta et Violette
Hilda-Bert

Detail of the headstone

Bertram Light
Son of Morris Light and Husband of Bertha
Born 25th September 1889 Died 7th June 1950

In Loving Memory of Hilda Vera Light
Beloved Daughter of Morris and Sarah Light
Born June 21st 1888 Died December 3rd 1958

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