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Digital photograph - Graves, Robelofs church

From the Collection of Ballarat Heritage Services PO Box 2209 Bakery Hill Post Office Victoria

Digital photograph
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kristianstadt, kennedy, sweden, råbelöv, church, castle, graves, douglas kennedy
Historical information
These graves are situated at a small medieval church that is a popular baptismal and wedding church. It is part of the Råbelöv estate in Kristianstad Municipality, Scania, in southern Sweden. They are the graves of Douglas and his brother. In 1906, the eldest son of James Kennedy, Douglas Kennedy, the future fidei commissioner, took his life. Four years later another son took his life. James and his wife took the disasters hard, they fell ill. The young son Gilbert got in 1908, only 22 years old, took over responsibility for the farm. James son Gilbert Kennedy took over as Fidei Commissioner in 1916 and they became known as outstanding farmers with, among other things, grazing for dairy cows and fruit growing as specialties.
When Made
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Denise Kinnane (Maker)
Last updated
17 Jun 2019 at 11:46AM