THE SWANBOROUGH FAMILY
Managers of the Royal Strand Theatre
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By
Jennifer Carnell

The Swanborough family grave at Brompton Cemetery in London.
Photographs taken 28 May 2005.

The Swanborough family grave consists of a large cross and three flat slabs of stone,
surrounded by an ornate iron fence.


 

Sacred
to the Memory
of
Our Mother
Mary Anne Swanborough
Widow of Henry Valentine Smith
Who sank to rest 6th January 1889
In the 85th year of her age.

This memorial is erected by her surviving children
In remembrance of her life long care and affection
And as a token of their undying love.

"Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden
And I will give you rest."

Also
Sacred to the Memory of
Our Father
Henry Valentine Smith
Who departed this life 27th May 1863
Aged 60
And who lies buried
In another part of this cemetery

"Until the day break and the shadows flee away" Songs of Solomon

And
In affectionate remembrance of
William Henry Swanborough
Eldest son of the above
Who died 17th December 1886
Aged 56

"Let thy loving mercy come also unto me O Lord
? thy salvation according unto thy word" Psalms

Also
Sacred
to the beloved Memory of
Marianne Ada Hannah
Ada Swanborough
Youngest daughter of the above Mary Anne and Henry Valentine Smith
Who died 12th December 1893
Aged 48 years
"Peace perfect peace with loved ones ?
In Jesus's keeping we are safe and the ?

Sacred
To the Memory of
Edward Swanborough
Youngest surviving son of
Henry Valentine Smith
And Mary Ann Swanborough
Who died 21st December 1908
Aged 68 years
"Loved and regretted by all who ?

"Into thy hands I commend ?
Thou hast redeemed me O Lord thou ?"

Sacred
To the Memory of
Eleanor Bufton
Wife of Arthur Swanborough
Died 9 April 1893
Aged 50 years

Also of
Arthur Swanborough
? surviving son of
Henry Valentine Smith and
Mary Ann Swanborough
Who died 22nd December 1895
Aged 58 years.

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