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Palmer family headstone
 
   
Palmer family headstone
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Brief Description: Headstone of Elizabeth Sarah and George Palmer
Subject Date: Late twentieth century
 
Full Description: This simple Quaker gravestone is for George Palmer, founder of Huntley & Palmers, and his wife Elizabeth. They are buried in the Quaker Burial Ground behind the Reading Meeting House in Church Street. The Reading Meeting of Quakers has been in existence since the 1650s and the present Meeting House was built in 1835. In 1837 there were 120 Quakers in Reading in 52 households.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Friend's Burial Ground, Church Street, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 21.5cm, Width: 16.5cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, religion, architecture, object
Name Subject: Elizabeth Sarah Palmer, George Palmer
Content Type: photograph
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.82.515
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_82_515~1_966-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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