Tombstone Tuesday: Head

TOMBSTONE TUESDAY: Continuing the Geneabloggers meme with a headstone in Barkway, Hertfordshire for Thomas Head and his wife Sarah Cane, formerly Head.


Thomas Head
Thomas Head and his wife, who remarried.

This headstone belonging initially to Thomas Head stood out – he was joined by his wife upon her death, who is noted as his widow but had become the wife of another man.

This is the first time i’ve seen a stone recognising a later relationship – which leads me to wonder where George Cane was buried….

Author: Andrew Martin

+Andrew Martin is owner and lead writer for History Repeating and Family Tree UK. Genealogist, historian, writer, photographer and would-be archaeologist. He'd love a time machine, but worries that it might take all the fun out of it.

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