Robert Cooke Fenwick
was born on
October 6 1882. and died on 13th August 1912.
He lived at
Wyngarth in Harton Village. He was an early pioneer of
aviation. He died flying his own 'Mersey' monoplane when it
crashed on Salisbury Plain.
gravestone now exists in the graveyard of St Peters Church at
Harton. It was in the row starting bottom right. The family
grave is approximately where the green bush is beyond the line
of six gravestones, in the South East section. Enquiries have
been unable to find out what happened o the headstone
which certainly did exist. Below is the original inscription
copied from the Harton St Peter's MI's (Memorial Index)
probably compiled in the 1950s.
|Mary Florence (Tenty) 2nd
Dau. of RC. & RP Fenwick b.16.6.1879 d. 18.4.1899