Hartshill Cemetery (reflecting the values of Victorian Society)
Location 2 on
the index map
The chimney in the background stands in the Infirmary grounds.
When the cemetery committee advertised for a registrar in May 1884 there were 99 applicants for the position.
Mr. W. H. Geen was appointed at a salary of £75 per annum with his residence free of rent, rates and taxes. The salary was later increased to £80 (in 1901), £90 in 1903, and £100 in 1907. In the 1891 census returns the occupiers of the Registrar's lodge was recorded as:
Queens Road [Registrar's Lodge]:
Name Position Status Age Employment Place of Birth William H Geen Head Married 60 Stoke Borough Cemetery Registrar Somerset, Dunster Elizabeth Geen Wife Married 62 Kent, Dover Emily Geen Daughter Single 34 Staffs, Tunstall Elizabeth Geen Daughter Single 27 Elementary Schoolmistress Staffs, Newcastle Annie Geen Daughter Single 25 Elementary Schoolmistress Staffs, Fenton Annie Geen Dau-in-Law Married 29 Lancs, Manchester Wilfred Geen Grandson Single 2 Lancs, Manchester
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