Braddan Monumental Inscriptions

Old Yard


In memory of Charles Kaighin who died at Brooklyn America 8th Aug 1855 aged 77 years
Also Ellen wife of the above died 24 Sept 1842 aged 58 years
Also the following children of the above
William died 22nd Mar 1809 aged 1 year
William 26th Mar 1812 aged 1 year
Elizabeth 8th Jan 1815 2 months
Catherine 15th April 1818 3 years
John 22nd Apr 1818 10 months
Elizabeth 28th Jan 1836 15 years
Margaret alias Kneale died 11th Mar 1870 aged 58 years
Charles died at Cleaveland America 21st July 1883 aged 59 years
Also in memory of Robert Roberts who died 28th Mar 1887 aged 72 years
Also the undermentioned Catherine Roberts who died 28th March 1888 aged 69 years
Erected by Catherine Roberts wife of the above and daughter of the above Charles and Ellen Kaighin




1871 IOM Census:

#36 Atholl Street, Douglas, District 5
Robert Roberts, Head, 56, Tailor, IOM,  b. Kirk German
Catherine, Wife, 52, Dressmaker, IOM , b. Douglas


1881 British Census:

#36 Athol St. Onchan,

Robert Roberts, head, 68, b. Peel, Tailor.

Catherine, wife, 61, b. Douglas, Tailors Wife


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