Aslatt, Family Memorial

Inscription

Aslatt family memorial in Highfield Churchyard

IN MEM[ORIUM]
OF
JOHN ASLATT
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
DEC 8 1859
AGED 68 YEARS
KNOW WHOM I HAVE BELIEVED
ALSO OF
HESTHER MARTHA
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO
DEPARTED THIS LIFE
NOV 15TH 1861
AGED 68 YEARS
KNOW THAT MY REDEEMER LIVETH
ALSO OF
HESTER JANE
DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
BORN FEB 2[ND] 1818
DIED AUGUST 24TH 1881
[MY TRUST IS] IN THE TENDER MERCY
[OF GOD FOR EVER] AND EVER
PSALM [5]2

IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE
GEORGE COLSON 
[ASLATT]
ELDEST SON OF THE LATE 
JOHN ASLATT
OF SOUTHAMPTON
WHO ENTERED INTO REST
[MARCH] [11]TH 1894
DEEPLY LAMENTED BY HIS
[SORROWING] WIDOW
AND THIS IS THE [PROMISE] THAT HE HATH
PROMISED US[,] EVER ETERNAL LIFE
RESURGAM
ALSO OF
HENRY POAT ASLATT
THIRD SON OF THE LATE
JOHN ASLATT
WHO DIED JANUARY 29TH 1905
AND WAS INTERRED IN
SOUTHAMPTON CEMETERY

IN AFFECTIONATE
REMEMBERANCE OF
ALFRED JOHN ASLATT
WHO DIED OCTR 18TH 1874
AGED 51 YEARS
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF 
ELIZA
WIDOW OF
ALFRED JOHN ASLATT
BORN APRIL 16TH 1826
DIED JANUARY 13TH 1893
THY ? IS FROM THE LORD
ALSO
ALICE JANE
THE YOUNGEST BELOVED CHILD OF THE ABOVE
DIED OCTR 24TH 1874
AGED 7 YEARS & 8 MONTHS
WHEN CHILDHOOD ? IS SNATCHED AWAY
BY DEATHS REST LESS HAND
[OUR HEARTS THE MOURN]FUL TRIBUTE PAY
[WHICH PITY MUST] DEMAND
ALSO CHARLIE ASLATT DIED AUG 5TH 1893
[11] YEARS
(VERY BOTTOM OF PANE BORDER ETCHED WITH)
[DEANE] [ASLATT] [DIED] ? 14TH 1909 AGED [26]

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY 
WALTER ASLATT
YOUNGEST SON OF
MR JOHN ASLATT
AND
HESTHER MARTHA
HIS WIFE
WHO DIED MARCH 14TH 18[39]
AGED ELEVEN MONTHS
ALSO OF
MARIA ASLATT
DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED AT HAVRE
DECEMBER 27TH 183[9]
IN HER TWENTIETH YEAR
ALSO OF
ARTHUR WILLIAM
FOURTH SON OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED 
JANUARY 2[3RD] [1853]
AGED 14 YEARS
IN THE MIDST OF LIFE WE ARE [IN DEATH]

Comments: 
[ .. ] imply the information cannot be read on the stone and was found using another source
? represents a missing word, letter, number or phrase
Birth, Marriage & Death records obtained from Freebmd.org.uk.
For war dead the 
burial information was obtained from CWGC.org

Further Information

Burial records for Christ Church, Portswood record the following :-

Arthur William Aslatt of Highfield (aged 17) buried 31 January 1853
Handwritten aside “Buried in a vault ……?”

John Aslatt of Highfield (aged 68) buried 15 December 1859

Hester Aslatt of Highfield (aged 68) buried 21 November 1861

– The churchyard closed for new burials after 1866, therefore the following must have been additions to a family plot –

Alfred John Aslatt of Southampton (aged 51) buried 24 October 1874

Alice Jane Aslatt of Southampton (aged 7) buried 28th October 1874

Hester Jane Aslatt of 4 Cliff Terrace, The Avenue, Southampton (aged 63) buried 1 September 1881

Eliza Aslatt of Marland Place, Southampton (aged 68) buried 18 January 1893

George Colson Aslatt of The Avenue, Southampton (aged 71) buried 16 March 1894

There are several people who have been extensively researching the Aslatt family and you can view the information two have collected using the following links –

Ian Cairns

Dennis Prangnell

Below are pictures supplied by Ian Cairns. The grave photograph for Fanny and Henry Poat Aslatt was taken at Southampton Old Cemetery. The others are from Southampton Archives.

Mr John Aslatt
Mr Henry Poat Aslatt
Grace of Henry and Fanny Poat Aslatt in Southampton Old Cemetery
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