Today’s photograph is the grave of my Great Grandparents, which were my Grandmother’s parents.
The location of this is at The Mount Cemetery at Guildford Surrey.
My Great Grandmother, Mary Elizabeth Matthews, nee Elstone purchased the plot for her husband, John Matthews in 1931, on a lease for 75 years. Six years later she herself was interned and this is a photograph of how the grave looked at that time.
As a child, I rarely visited this cemetery, which is one of two at Guildford.
About ten years ago I was emailed by a fellow genealogist, we share several surnames the same, but can not find any connection. Anyway, had I seen the notice about The Mount Cemetery? I replied that I had not and in due course a photo of the sign was emailed across to me. On my next visit to Surrey a few weeks later I went to the Cemetery, located the plot and photographed the grave.