Friends of Hastings Cemetery

William & Mary Ann Campbell & family

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In their death they were not divided

Sacred to the Memory of

Mary Ann

Wife of William Campbell


of 40 Wellington Square Hastings

And Younger Daughter of the late

Revd. W Payne

Rector of Ripe, Sussex

Who Died on the 27th January 1876.

Aged 34 Years.


To the Memory of

Her Infant Son Colin

Born on the 23rd January.

Surviving His Birth about 4 hours

And Predeceasing his Mother 4 days

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William Campbell


Who died 27th November, 1913

Requiscat in Pace

On Reverse:

Donald Henry

Who died on Active Service

South Africa

26th July 1901, Aged 20


William Alexander

Drowned on Active Service

8th January 1918, Aged 41

1891 Census

 CAMPBELL  William   Head  M M 54  Surgeon (Notem)  Argyllshire

CAMPBELL  Harriett A  Dau    S F  19       Hastings

CAMPBELL  William A  Son   S M  16 Electrical Engineer Pupil   Hastings

CAMPBELL Madeline A Dau   S F 12 Scholar                      Hastings

CAMPBELL Donald       Son   S M 10 Scholar                     Hastings

CAMPBELL Gertrude J   Dau  S F  8 Scholar                      Hastings

CAMPBELL Mabel H      Dau   S F 6 Scholar                   -  Hastings

WERMDERGER   Pauline E    Servnt   S F   20  Governess Dom, Servant    Overseas - Foreign - Swtzlnd Neufchatel      

DRURY   Mary J C Servnt   S F 20  Cook Dom Serv    Kent - Bonnington

 DOWN  Margaret A   Servnt   S F 21 Housemaid Dom Serv    Kent - Charing

William and Mary Ann had two sons and a daughter.  We know William remarried:

Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 29 January 1881
To the wife of William Campbell, of 40, Wellington-square, Hastings, of a son January 23rd,

And had at least another two daughters and a son

William Campbell was Medical Officer to the Hastings & St Leonards Post Office; Surgeon to the Infirmary; surgeon to Victoria Lodge (Oddfellows)

Campbell, William Alexander, son of Dr. William Campbell of Hastings,born. 1875,[sic] (1874 FBMD) 1891, died. in South. Africa during South African. War 169 (Epsom College Register)

The Register does not list Donald, to whom the above details apply, and we have so far been unable to trace William’s war record.

[Epsom College began life as the Royal Medical Benevolent College.]


 Duncan Paynes Campbell

Died  6th January 1886

Aged 13

Eldest son of William Paynes Campbell

Fallen (or laid flat for safety) graves, March 2019.