The Diaper Heritage Association
Fisherman, Ferryman, Sailor, Spy - the Diapers of Itchen Ferry
The museum contains a permanent display of the town’s maritime history and many of the artefacts have connections with the Diapers. Use this trail to take you around the museum, it will finish at the ‘Fisherman, Ferryman, Sailor, Spy – The Diapers of Itchen Ferry’ exhibit.

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Some inscriptions from gravestones at Peartree.


William Cooper Diaper d. 12 July 1889 aged 78, also Ann Diaper widow of above d. 8 Nov 1900 aged 76


Henry Diaper aged 51 (rest unintelligable)


Frances Diaper, w. of Mark Diaper d. Oct 20 1847 aged 75

Mark Diaper d. Jan 20 1820 aged 39

foot stone FD 1847, MD 1820


Celia w of Edward Diaper d. Nov 21 1879 aged 64

Daniel Diaper d. Dec 4 1892 aged 52 (probably son of above)


Julia daughter of Henry & Ann Diaper d. Jan 19 1877 aged 18 years 11 months

Ann Diaper w. of Henry d. Jan 16 1899 aged 63


Mary Elizabeth, only daughter of Thomas & Elizabeth Diaper d. march 11 1859 aged

2 years 5 months, also Charlotte, another daughter d. march 1861 aged 4 months

Thomas Diaper father of above d. may 1865 aged 47

Elizabeth Diaper his widow aged 56 (date illegible 186?)

Cemetary Walk

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