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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Dorset
Town
Bridport
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
Monmouth Rebellion (1685)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26610
Current location

84
ST MARYS CHURCH
South Street
Bridport
West Dorset
Dorset
DT6 3NW
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 46598 92546
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass rectangular plaque with a black wood border all within a varnished ornate moulded plaster frame with laurel leaves and at top a cherub's head and wings . At top of the plaque the Coker family coat of arms ,then the inscription , which together with the decorative elements incised and coloured black.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF EDWARD/ CROKER GENT SECOND/ SON OF CAPT ROBERT/ CROKER OF MAPOWDER/ SLAYNE AT THE BULL/ INN IN BRIDPORT JUNE THE 14TH/ AN DO 1685 BY ONE VENNER/ WHO WAS AN OFFICER UNDER/ THE LATE DUKE OF MONMOUTH/ IN THAT REBELLION/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Coker, Edward
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Commemorations
  • Monmouth Rebellion (1685)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: given name , surname ,place of death , date of death .
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC

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