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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bristol
Town
Bristol
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1931
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3158
Current location

Wall on north side of vehicle entrance to museum
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
Queens Road
Bristol
Bristol
Avon
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 580 731
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Park Place
    Bristol
    Bristol
    Avon
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Bronze Plaque
Inscription
FROM NEAR THIS PLACE/ON JULY 26TH 1643/COLONEL HENRY WASHINGTON/ATTACKED THE PARLIAMENTARY DEFENCES/BETWEEN ROYAL PORT AND BRANDON HILL./WITH A SMALL FORCE HE EFFECTED/"WASHINGTON'S BREACH"/ (AT THE PRESENT JUNCTION OF PARK ROW AND PARK STREET)/THROUGH WHICH THE ROYALIST TROOPS ENTERED/BRISTOL AND COMPELLED ITS CAPITULATION/HE WAS THE GRANDSON OF LAWRENCE WASHINGTON/OF SULGRAVE AND A COLLATERAL ANCESTOR OF/GEORGE WASHINGTON (1732-1799)/FIRST PRESIDENT OF/THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.ERECTED IN 1931BY THE BRISTOL BRANCH OF THE GEOGRAPHICAL/ASSOCIATION.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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