Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Canal worker's gravestone found in garden

An appeal has been made to locate the descendants of a man who worked on the Manchester Ship Canal, whose gravestone was found buried in a Ribbleton house's back garden. The stone, commemorating Joseph Rose Tozer, who died in 1869, was found by Andrew Slater whilst working in his garden. The full story is at

(With thanks to Family Tree magazine via Twitter @familytreemaguk)


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