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Weʼre raising £1,000 to repair the headstone of my great grandparents, Mary and Frederick Ford.

Weymouth

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Frederick Charles Ford (often known as Charles Ford) was a dairy farmer at Radipole in the early years of the twentieth century. Starting at Manor Farm he also farmed at Causeway and Tumbledown Farms. After his wife Mary died in 1930 he lived in Radipole until he died at the aged of 89, at Corner Cottages opposite Tumbledown Farm.

Frederick's headstone is in an overgrown corner of St Ann's churchyard at Radipole. It has fallen over and split in two. A local stone masonry firm has offered to clean, repair and re-erect the headstone, but it could cost as much as £1,000.

Any excess funds raised will be given to St Ann's Church to help with the upkeep of other graves and headstones.

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    6

    • Joss

      Joss

      Jan 13, 2022

      Hope you get enough for a new one - what will happen to the broken one?

      £20.00

    • Carole

      Carole

      Jan 12, 2022

      Look forward to seeing it Bob!

      £50.00

    • Sue Campion-Smith

      Sue Campion-Smith

      Jan 12, 2022

      With best wishes to you and your family

      £20.00

    • Marie

      Marie

      Jan 11, 2022

      £30.00

    • Bryony Ford

      Bryony Ford

      Jan 10, 2022

      This should help buy enough blutack and superglue to stick it back together!Well done with finding it :)

      £150.00

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      Jan 9, 2022

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