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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Hampshire
Town
Alton
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40265
Current location

ST LAWRENCES CHURCH
Church St
Alton
East Hampshire
Hampshire
GU34
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 710 390
Denomination: Church of England

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Inscription
COLONEL BOLES WAS LEADER OF THE ROYALIST FORCE WHICH FOUGHT A LOSING BATTLE WITH A GROUP OF ROUNDHEADS IN THE CHURCHYARD IN DEC. 1643. FORCED BACK INTO THE CHURCH THE GALLANT COLONEL WAS KILLED ON THE PULPIT STEPS (NOT EXACT WORDING)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • PARISH CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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