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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chester
Town
Chester
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18197
Current location

IN THE NORTH EAST CORNER ON THE EAST WALL
St Peters Church
The Cross
Chester
Chester
Cheshire
CH1 2HG
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 40529 66298
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BLACK GRANITE TAPERING TABLET WITH TRIANGULAR HEAD. INSCRIPTION IN WHITE LETTERING FAMILY COAT OF ARMS AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE TABLET IN WHITE STONE
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF / JONATHAN COTGRAVE, ESQUIRE. M.D. / STAFF SURGEON TO HER MAJESTY'S FORCES / HE WAS A NATIVE OF THIS CITY, AND REPRESENTATIVE / OF A BRANCH OF THE ANCIENT FAMILY OF DE MALPAS / APPOINTED IN EARLY LIFE TO THE 35TH REGT. / HE SERVED MANY YEARS WITH THAT GALLANT CORPS / IN HOLLAND, EGYPT, CALABRIA, AND / VARIOUS PARTS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN. / DURING HIS LIFE HE WAS ACTUATED ABY THE KINDEST FEELINGS / OF CHRISTIAN CHARITY AND BENEVOLENCE / AND AT HIS DEATH HE LEFT A PERMANENT AND LIBERAL MEMORIAL / OF HIS PHILANTHROPY TO THE POOR, / BY BEQUEATHING #2000 TO THE CHESTER INFIRMARY, #1000 TO THE / WESTMINSTER, AND #500 TO THE BERKSHIRE HOSPITALS. / "BLESSED BE THE MAN THAT PROVIDETH FOR THE SICK AND NEEDY" / THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY HIS COUSIN / CAPTAIN EDWARD STONE COTGRAVE R.N. / AS A TESTIMONY OF HIS GRATITUDE, ESTEEM AND AFFECTION
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cotgrove, Jonathan
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename,relationships,occupation,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 48IN, width 28IN
    Materials: Granite - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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