Memorial card printed in loving memory of Maria Smith, beloved daughter of Esther Smith [Beattie]), who died at 14 Clenoch Street in Stranraer, United Kingdom, on Tuesday 7 February 1899, aged 28 years.

Maria Smith was interred in the Kirkcolm Churchyard.

Physical Description

Cream card, bi-fold card. Front and back have silver and black border, and inside has silver border only. Front has illustration of white flower with green stems and text. Inside left has poem and inside right has burial details. The back is blank.

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  • Collecting Areas

    Home & Community

  • Acquisition Information

    Donation from Judy Wheeler, 14/06/2012

  • Date of Event

    14 Clenoch Street, Stranraer, England, Great Britain, 7 Feb 1899
    Date of event is death of Maria Smith.

  • Inscriptions

    Front, middle, printed, black ink with silver shadow: 'IN LOVING MEMORY / (illustration of flowers)' Inside left page, printed, silver ink: 'Heaven returneth now my treasure, / Earth the lonely casket keeps ; / And the sunbeams love to linger / Where my sainted daughter sleeps.' Inside right page, printed, black ink: In Loving Memory / OF / MARIA SMITH / (Beloved Daughter of Esther Smith), / WHO DIED AT / 14 CLENOCH STREET, STRANRAER, / ON Tuesday, 7th February, 1899, / Aged 28 years. / (underlined) / Interred in Kirkcolm Churchyard.' Back page, bottom left printed, black text: 'MW. &cO. lD.' Back page, bottom right, printed, black text: 'M16'

  • Classification

    Celebrations & traditions, Death & mourning, Cards

  • Category

    History & Technology

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  • Keywords

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