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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Congleton
Town
Middlewich
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42856
Current location

IN THE PORCH
ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS CHURCH
Hightown
Middlewich
Congleton
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 70390 66254
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
PLAIN PLAQUE IN WOOD AND GLASS CASE
Inscription
THIS PLAQUE WAS ERECTED BY MIDDLEWICH HERITAGE SOCIETY/ TO COMMEMORATE THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES DURING THE/ TWO BATTLES FOUGHT HERE DURING THE CIVIL WAR/ FIRST BATTLE OF MIDDLEWICH 13TH MARCH 1643/ ROYALIST UNITS UNDER SIR THOMAS ASTON UNSUCCESSFULLY/ DEFENDED THE TOWN AGAINST PARLIAMENTARY FORCES/ FROM NANTWICH AND NORTHWICH UNDER SIR WILLIAM BRERETON/ SECOND BATTLE OF MIDDLEWICH 26TH DECEMBER 1643/ SIR JOHN BYRON, ROYALIST FIELD MARSHAL AND LATER/ GOVERNOR OF CHESTER, ATTACKED AND SOUNDLY DEFEATED/ BRERETON, DESTROYING THE PARLIAMENTARY ARMY./ RAISED AT THE INSTIGATION OF COL. SIR JOHN OWENS/ COMPANY OF THE SEALED KNOT
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 200MM, width 290MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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