Cemetery, Memorials, MIs
> Bengal Presidency
Roorkee Old Christian Cemetery
|Transcribed by||Peter Bailey|
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This is one of the graveyards for which FIBIS commissioned Mr Rajat Sharma to take photographs and details of all legible headstones. All inscriptions are included wherever they are legible.
If you would like to order copies of photographs of any headstone listed in this index please make a note of the Image Reference and order copies on our Cemeteries Project page where you will also find more details about this exciting project.
NOTE that the address of this cemetery is Right Bank Canal Road, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, and its co-ordinates are:
29 deg. 51.347 min. N
77 deg. 52.525 min. E
| ||Image Ref. ||40 |
| ||Surname ||Johnston |
| ||First Name ||Christpher Samuel |
| ||Date of Death ||21 Nov 1869 |
| ||Age at Death ||4m 4d |
| ||Inscription ||In Dear Remembrance of Christopher Samuel, the beloved child of James and Letitia Johnston, who died 21st November 1869, aged 4 months and 4 days. This lovely bud so young and fair, thus called by early doom; just came to show how sweet a flower in Paradise could bloom. |
Photos and details of Inscriptions of tombstones taken at Roorkee, Uttarakhand, formerly United Provinces.