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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Congleton
Town
Sandbach
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13083
Current location

THE COMMONS AND CONGLETON SCOTCH COMMONS (MARKET SQUARE)
The Commons
Sandbach
Congleton
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 758 608
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BADGE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ROTARY ASSOCIATION
Inscription
THE SCOTCH COMMON/ THIS COMMON LAND WAS FORMERLY UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE LORD OF THE MANOR AND BELONGS TO THE/ INHABITANTS OF SANDBACH IN PERPETUITY. ON 3RD SEPTEMBER 1651 A TROOP OF SCOTS, DEFEATED IN THE/ BATTLE OF WORCESTER, ARRIVED HERE AND WERE SET UPON BY THE TOWNSFOLK/ AS THEY TRIED TO PASS THROUGH/. MANY WERE CAPTURED/ AND SEVERAL KILLED. THE NAME SURVIVES IN COMMEMORATION OF THE EVENT./ ERECTED JOINTLY BY SANDBACH'S HISTORY SOCIETY, ROTARY CLUB AND TOWN COUNCIL.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 450MM, width 1000MM
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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