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In Loving Memory of our dear mother HARRIETT MARLOW
who passed away January 7th 1895 Aged 50 Years "AT REST"

Harriett Letts was born about 1843 at Haselbech in Northamptonshire, the seventh and youngest known child of John Letts and Lucy Goddard.

Harriett was married to Benjamin Cheney on 23 Jun 1863 but was left a widow with three young children just six years later. For a while she lodged with her sister and brother-in-law in Northampton. In 1872 she married Henry Marlow, himself a widower with two sons. The couple had a further six children, the youngest of whom celebrated her 101st birthday in 1987.