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Draft of wording and layout for Lucy Rose’s gravestone, Undated [1898]

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add. 10138/3/150

Scope and Contents

The draft reads: “In memory of our Dear One, Lucy Marian Rose, daughter of Edward and Elizabeth Rose, Born 26th March 1888, Died 7th July 1898.

She lived unknown, and few could know
When Lucy ceased to be,
But she is in her grave - and oh
The difference to me!”

[The Wordsworth quote was not carved on the gravestone].


  • Undated [1898]

Conditions Governing Access

The MS Add.10138 Edward Rose papers are owned by the University of Cambridge and are open for consultation under the normal regulations of the University Library's manuscripts collections; see

Please cite as Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, Edward Rose: Writings and family correspondence, Add. 10138


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