All GPR entries for the surname DOBSON
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A name listed within double quotes is either a nickname or pet name.
If a person you searching for is not listed then have a look at the alternative spellings of the surname DOBSON by looking at all the surnames starting with the letters D.
If that fails then use the Full Name Search with just the surname DOBSON.This will give you similar names as well as entries for maiden and family names.
About the DOBSON names held within the GPR
This page contains a list of all the entries for the surname, maiden and family name DOBSON that are held within the Gravestone Photographic Resource online database. It is quite likely that there are also entries available for alternative spellings of this name. It is very easy for you to check to see if there are any alternative spellings: you just need to look at the page that shows all the names listed under the starting letter (D in this case) of the surname you are interested in.
The DOBSON name may also be found within either maiden or family names stored within the GPR.
If you click on a particular name or GPR reference number above you will see details of what information is held for that particular grave monument. If there is a high quality image available then you will be able to order a free copy of it.
If you click on a particular church, parish or town name above then you will see details of all the grave monument images that are available for that particular location.
If there is a blank in the relationship column above then it means that this person is the first named individual on the grave monument.
If you are interested in ordering a number of different images from different graves monuments, it may help if you list in grave order so that everyone mentioned on the same monument are listed together.
Please note that all ages and dates of birth in red have been calculated and are probably not on the monument.
You should treat the calculated dates of birth with caution as the ages given on monuments are often inaccurate.
The dates and ages on many monuments are also often hard to read.
It is therefore important to use the dates as guides as they may be incorrect.
The same person may appear many times in the above list.
This is because a person can easily be listed on many different monuments.
For instance, a person could be listed on their own grave as well as on the gravestone monuments of their children and their spouse.
Occasionally names will be duplicated because the monument has in error been photographed and indexed twice.
Where a relationship is shown as unknown, this usually means that parts of the monument are illegible and relationship cannot be read.
Where no relationship is given this means that this is normally the first name on the monument.
All the relationships on any particular monument relate to this first named individual.
If there is no burial date then it is likely that they are not buried at this location.
Please note that the GPR records ALL names on monuments.
All comment /feedback /help requests within the Gravestone Photographic Resource for the name DOBSON
Many thanks for such a wonderful resource. It's so helpful being able to look at gravestones and memorials when travelling isn't possible. This is a wonderful site.
I appreciate your help with the photo of my ancestors grave stone. It has been fascinating learning about my family history, and it is clear you have put a great deal of effort into this site. Thank you.
Headstone of John Thorpe
Thanks so much for the image. I believe the John Thorpe named on the bottom of this headstone was the husband of my 3rd cousin Elizabeth Cowham Dobson from Whitby, who was the youngest daughter of Isaac Dobson who was a fisherman/lifeboatman & lost his life in the Whitby Lifeboat Disaster of 1861. The image is for my own use in family history research. Thanks for providing this excellent resource!
This is a vital resource. Thanks for all the work you do. Gravestones are a decaying resource through deterioration or development. Unless we preserve them they will be lost forever
mary croft dobson born 1803
she is down as joseph Dobson wife but is in fact his daughter
A fantastic site & very easy to use. Thank you so much for y
A fantastic site & very easy to use. Thank you so much for your ultra-quick response to my request for an image. It was very gratefully received.I have left other details of the grave occupants.Many thanks,
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