Quote from book: "Beside it on a small headstone adjoining was: Claude Anthony Poldark, died on the ninth day of January, 1771, in the sixth year of his age."
Claude Anthony Poldark was the secound son of Joshua and Grace Poldark, and the younger brother of Ross Vennor Poldark. He was born at Namara house in the year 1764. He died in at the age of six, in the year 1771 when Ross was eleven years old. His mother, Grace Mary, had died the previous year in 1770