Friends of Hastings Cemetery

Cassandra Mortimer & daughters

AM D09 / 10

Death Hides! But it cannot divide, thou art but on Christ's other side

In loving
Memory of
Our beloved Mother
Wife of the late
Michael Mortimer Esquire
Rockshire House, Waterford.
Who passed from death to life
at Hastings
on Sunday February 11th 1877
Aged 73

"With Christ, far better"

As for me I will behold
thy face in Righteousness.  I shall
be satisfied when I awake
with thy likeness"

Also in Loving memory of
their beloved daughter Cassandra Mortimer
Born July 12th 1841, Died Aug. 14th 1895

"He loved me and gave Himself for me"

And Margaret Grace Mortimer,
Born June 2nd, 1843, Entered into life December 16th 1906

"My peace I give unto you" James 14.27

"Strength after weakness, crown after cross
Rest after weariness, sweet rest at last."

Philippa Frances Mortimer
Youngest daughter of Michael and Alexandra Mortimer
Born July 28th 1847, Died October 28th 1916.
"The Lord God is a sun and shield, the Lord will give grace and glory
Not death but Christ who said to thee, Come hither, oh friend to me

Elizabeth Louisa Mortimer
Died September 12th 1928 [.....?]

Her husband was a solicitor in Ireland.  He was elected to the RDS in 1840. Address: The Mall Trinity Without Waterford

The plot is a double plot, Cassandra is listed at AM D10, and the daughters at AM D09

We know little about them, but in the 1891 census the daughter Cassandra and her sisters are living on their own means at  19 Warrior Gardens

 MORTIMER   Cassandra   Head             S   F   49   Living On Own Means    Co. Waterford   MORTIMER   Margaret              Sister   S   F   47   Living On Own Means    Co. Waterford
 MORTIMER   Elizabeth Louisa   Sister   S   F   46   Living On Own Means    Co. Waterford - -   MORTIMER   Phillipa Frances    Sister   S   F   43   Living On Own Means    Co. Waterford -

 MILLS   Eliza   Servnt   S   F   65   Domestic Servant Nurse    Ireland - Corshal
 ELMES   Fanny   Servnt   S   F   56   Domestic Servant Parlourmaid    Ireland - New Ross
 HARTRIDGE   Harriet   Servnt   S   F   27   Domestic Servant Cook    Kent - Tonbridge     HEARD   Elizabeth Mahala   Servnt   S   F   25   Domestic Servant Housemaid    Kent - Staplehurst  


Their ages at death were:

Cassandra 54

Margaret Grace 63

Philippa Frances 69

Elizabeth Louisa 84

And now, 2023, the stone has fallen.