Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Daventry
Town
Flore
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37348

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Current location

All Saints Church
The Avenue
Flore
Daventry
Northamptonshire
NN7 4LZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 64189 59852
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted, landscape orientated, nowy-headed black marble backboard supporting a brass plaque. Engraved inscription enclosed by an engraved single line border. Brass Latin Cross integrated above top centre of plaque.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF GENERAL WILLIAM CARTWRIGHT/ SECOND SON OF THE LATE WILLIAM RALPH CARTWRIGHT MP/ HE WAS BORN 28 FEB 1797 AND DIED IN LONDON/ 5 JUNE 1873/ WHILE YET YOUNG HE SAW MUCH MILITARY SERVICE/ IN THE PENINSULA, HOLDING COMMISSIONS IN THE 61ST FOOT/ AND THE 3RD DRAGOONS AND 10TH HUSSARS BEING PRESENT AT THE/ BATTLE OF THE PYRENEES, NIVELLE, NIVE AND/ OTHERS, AND ALSO AT THE FINAL VICTORY OF WATERLOO./ THE COUNTY OF NORTHANTS HAS LOST IN HIM A/ MAGISTRATE DISTINGUISHED BY AN UNUSUAL CAPACITY FOR BUSINESS/ AND THIS PARISH, THE PLACE OF HIS RESIDENCE FOR THIRTY YEARS/ A MUNIFICENT BENEFACTOR TO THE POOR AND A CONSTANT/ SUPPORTER OF THE CHURCH
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, year died, regiment, place of death, age at death, occupation, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 20 mm, height 500 mm, width 950 mm
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5 mm, height 400 mm, width 800 mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
Rector & Churchwardens

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