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Interesting accounts of the burial of Charles Kean have been published. Intimate friends of the deceased attended from a distance as mourners. Amonethem were the Portsmouth dramatic corps and Mrs. Barnett, the aged widow of the manager of the Chichester theatre in which Charles Kean played on his 19th birthday. The deceased annually distributed alms to the poor of CatheriDgton parish, where he buried his mother, and by the side of whom his body was laid. The inscription on his mother's tomb is as follows:—"To the memory of Mary, relict of the late Edmund Kean (native of Waterford), who departed this life March the 30th, 1849, in or about the 70th year of her age. Angels sing thee to thy rest.' This tomb was erected oy her affectionate son, Charles John Ktan."

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