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CHARLES DICKENS PORTRAIT and in KENT

Pips Graves Cooling St James Church yard,  Hoo Peninsular Isle of Grain Kent England. 10 childrens gravestones graves all died between 1771 and 1790 before the age of 17 months, they are buried around the grave of their parents Michael and Jane Comport of Cooling Manor and Cooling Castle. The three gravestones together belong to the children of John .Rose-Baker and Sarah Anne who was the daughter of Michael Comport and died aged 1, 3, and 5 months in the mid 19th centuary.  Regarded to have inspired Charles Dickens opening scene in his novel Great Expectations. These children apparently died of ague, being the English word for malaria.
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Pips Graves Cooling St James Church yard Kent UK England Charles Dickens
Pips Graves Cooling St James Church yard, Hoo Peninsular Isle of Grain Kent England. 10 childrens gravestones graves all died between 1771 and 1790 before the age of 17 months, they are buried around the grave of their parents Michael and Jane Comport of Cooling Manor and Cooling Castle. The three gravestones together belong to the children of John .Rose-Baker and Sarah Anne who was the daughter of Michael Comport and died aged 1, 3, and 5 months in the mid 19th centuary. Regarded to have...
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Date: 5 Aug 2011
Location: UK
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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