Hartshill Cemetery (reflecting the values of Victorian Society)
THE DEATH OF COLIN MINTON CAMPBELL
Biography for Colin Minton Campbell
Colin Minton Campbell donated £500 towards the laying-out of the new cemetery. In return he was allowed the first choice of a burial site for his family. As one might expect he chose a prominent site immediately adjacent to the main entrance where an imposing memorial was erected after his death in 1885.
His obituary appeared in the Staffordshire Sentinel on the 14th of February 1885 which also provided an account of the burial in the borough cemetery. The report is reproduced below and on the next page:
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