'"Persecuted, but not abandoned" (2 Corinthians 4:9)"
Paul Halfyard begins the page with these enthusiastic words:
'Our church is named after one for whom the above text is certainly true: Thomas Cooper – shoemaker, journalist, prisoner, author, agnostic, evangelist, lecturer and champion of the poor and oppressed!'
He continues his brief biography here.
'IN MEMORY OF
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
(AUTHOR OF THE PURGATORY OF SUICIDES
AND LECTURER IN DEFENCE OF CHRISTIANITY)
SHE WAS BORN 7 APRIL 1801
AND DIED 1 FEBY. 1880
ALSO IN MEMORY OF HER SISTER
THE WIFE OF WM. SWANN
SHE WAS BORN 21 JUNE 1804
AND DIED 19 AUGUST 1879
ALSO OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED 15 JULY 1892
AGED 87 YEARS.'
My thanks to Darron Childs, whose email attachment of the grave greatly aided my finding it.
Below is a link to a great deal of information on Thomas Cooper, including a number of his writings.
Thomas Cooper and His Works