Summary

Memorial card printed in loving memory of Elizabeth Smith, who died 18 October 1897, at 8 St Catherine's Road, Bootle, in Liverpool, aged 25 years.

Elizabeth Smith was interred in the Kirkcolm Churchyard.

Physical Description

Cream card, bi-fold card in cream envelope with black border. Front and back are silver with black and white border. Front has illustration of white flower with green leaf and stems and text. Inside is white with silver and white border. Inside left has silver text poem and burial details and scrollwork. Right side has details of Elizabeth Smith's death in silver and black text, with scrollwork.

More Information

  • Collecting Areas

    Home & Community

  • Acquisition Information

    Donation from Judy Wheeler, 14/06/2012

  • Date of Event

    8 St Catherine's Road, Bootle, Liverpool, England, Great Britain, 18 Oct 1897
    Date of event is death of Elizabeth Sith.

  • Inscriptions

    Front, middle, printed, white ink with black border: 'IN LOVING (illustration of flower) MEMORY' Inside left page, printed, silver ink: (scrollwork) 'Oh, grieve not for her, her spirit has gone / Where sorrow, and care, and grief are unknown ; / And great joy is hers, for in sweet songs of love, / She is joining her bright sister-angels above. / (scrollwork) / INTERRED IN KIRKCOLM CHURCHYARD.' Inside right page, printed, silver ink: (scrollwork) In Loving Memory (scrollwork) / OF / ELIZABETH SMITH / WHO DIED AT / 8 ST. CATHERINE'S ROAD, BOOTLE LIVERPOOL, / On Monday, 18th October, 1897, / AGED 25 YEARS.' Back page, bottom left printed, black text: 'MW. &cO. lD.' Back page, bottom right, printed, black text: 'M7'

  • Classification

    Celebrations & traditions, Death & mourning, Cards

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    History

  • Type of item

    Document

  • Keywords

    Death & Mourning, Cards, Greeting Cards, Funerals, Memorials, Burials