Sir John Stanley and his wife Lady Annie Stanley are buried in East Sheen Cemetery, Richmond, London in grave G144.
The inscription on the headstone reads as follows:
SIR JOHN STANLEY
CHIEF JUSTICE OF N.W.P. INDIA
22nd DEC 1931, AGED 85
LADY ANNIE STANLEY
DIED Ist MAY 1946
While the text along the surround of the grave reads as follows:
THE LORD SHALL BE A LIGHT UNTO ME
HE WILL BRING ME FORTH
TO THE LIGHT AND I SHALL BEHOLD HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS MICAH 7.8.9.
Sir John Stanley died on the 7th December 1931, but “passed on” on 22nd December. I wonder why that was?