Some random bits relevant to Lytollis Family History!
The stone of John Lytollis and Mary Leith
LOVING MEMORY OF
WHO DIED AT KINGSTOWN
MARCH 23RD 1899 AGED 71 YEARS
ALSO OF MARY HIS WIFE
WHO DIED AT KINGSTOWN JULY 17TH
1900 AGED 56 YEARS
The stone of Children of Joseph and Ellen
TO THE MEMORY OF
THE BELOVED DAUGHTER OF JOSEPH
AND ELLEN LYTOLIHS OF KINGSTOWN
WHO DIED SEPT 12 (?) 1871 AGED 3 YEARS
ALSO MARY THEIR DAUGHTER WHO
DIED MAY 21ST 1876 AGED 12 YEARS
ALSO HENRY THEIR SON WHO DIED AT
STIRLING SCOTLAND OCTOBER 11TH
1894 AGED 35
ALSO MASON THEIR SON WHO DIED IN
This is a close up of the stone, taken about 15 years ago! Its very ornate but made of soft sandstone which has weathered badly.
Heres some photos of California Road, Kingstown. Theses are weavers cottages that may be those lived in by some of the KIngstown weaving Lytollis clan. William (b1841) lived here in 1901.
'Houghton, a village and an ecclesiastical parish in Stanwix and Kingmoor parish, Cumberland. The village lies on an affluent of the river Eden and on the North British railway, adjacent to the Roman wall, 2 1/2 miles N by E of Carlisle. the ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1841'
Before this time Stanwix was the church of choice for the family and before this St Mary and St Cuthberts in the centre of Carlisle.
The inside of Houghton