Funeral at Corney.

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There was a large assembly of people at Corney

on Sunday afternoon last to witness the interment of

the remains of the late William PRESTON, the son of

Mr. PRESTON, Woodside, Waberthwaite, and who

was a scholar at the Waberthwaite and Corney Day

School A large number of his school-fellows were

present. The coffin, which was covered with wreaths

and crosses, was borne from the hearse into the church,

and thence to its last resting place by some of the boys

who attended the same school as the deceased. Amongst

those who sent flowers were Wm. SHAW (High Kinmont),

cross; two wreaths, with R. and F. HOGGARTH'S (Langley)

"Deepest sympathy"; his loving brothers and sister; cross,

"Affectionate Remembrance," Jno. B. BRIGGS (Normoss);

cross with "Deepest sympathy," from E. S. ROTHERY;

wreath with Mrs. JENKINSON'S "Deepest sympathy";

wreath from Jno. ATKINSON (Mill Gate)' a beautiful cross

from B.P., "Suffer little children to come unto Me, for

such is the Kingdom of Heaven" ; wreath, "A last token

of love," from his schoolmaster.


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