In memory of Francis Trevelyan Egerton Cockburn-Dickinson
Inthechurchthereisonememorialwindowinthe southwallofthechancel,whichisinmemoryofthe Rev.Cockburn-Dickinson'sson,FrancisTrevelyan EgertonCockburn-Dickinson,whosadlydrowned in1885,agedjustten.Thistragedyoccurredon Saturday May 2nd 1885.FrancisTrevelyanEgertonCockburn-Dickinsonwas bornon7thSeptember1874,andwasthe3rdchild ofRev.GeorgeCockburn-DickinsonandtheHon. UrsulaElizabethDenison.Hismother,theHon. UrsulaElizabethCockburn-Dickinson,daughterof Rt.LordLondesboroughK.C.H.andgrand-daughter ofHenry,MarquisofConyngam,sadlypassedaway on23rd April,1880,just32yearsofage,leavingsix children:(1) Edith Jane Catherine Christophina Ursula(2) Londesborough Granville Lawton Maud(3) Francis Trevelyan Egerton (4) Edgell Antonio Albert Fitzgerald (5) Eveline Haroldina Elizabeth Carnegie(6) George Victor Conyngham.
From the tender age of 8, Francis Trevelyan Egerton Cockburn-Dickinson was reader at Hartford Church, and on that fateful day in May 1885, the 'Local News' column of The Hunts Guardian Friday May 8 1885 recorded the following: