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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kennet
Town
Potterne
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814), Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51126
Current location

IN TRANSEPT
ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH
Rookes La
Potterne
Kennet
Wiltshire
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 995 585
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Upright rectangular white marble tablet with family crest beneath. Two corbels support the bottom of the memorial, and horizontal trim across the middle. The inscription is in plain black lettering.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ THOMAS GRUBBE HUNT GRUBBE, ESQUIRE,/ OF EASTWELL, IN THIS PARISH,/ (THE ONLY SON OF WILLIAM HUNT, ESQUIRE,/ OF BISHOP'S LAVINGTON:) WHO DIED A.D. 1772,/ AGED 36 YEARS./ ALSO OF HIS THREE SONS/ WILLIAM HUNT GRUBBE, ESQR., WHO DIED A.D./ 1820, AGED 58 YEARS./ WALTER HUNT GRUBBE, CLERK M.A. WHO DIED/ A.D. 1807 AGED 45 YEARS./ ROBERT HUNT GRUBBE, WHO DIED IN HIS/ INFANCY A.D. 1763./ WILLIAM HUNT GRUBBE, LIEUTENANT IN THE/ R.H.G. (BLUE) WHO DIED WHILST ON SERVICE/ WITH THE BRITISH ARMY IN SPAIN A.D./ 1813, AGED 23 YEARS/ WALTER HUNT GRUBBE, WHO DIED A.D. 1801/ AGED 8 YEARS./ ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF DOROTHY MARY WIFE OF/ THE FIRST NAMED WILLIAM HUNT GRUBBE, ESQR./ AND DAUGHTER OF THE REVD DR. MILNES,/ OF NEWARK AND BEEKINGHAM HOUSE, COUNTY NOTTS./ WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON THE 12TH DAY OF OCTOBER/ A.D. 1840, AGED 75 YEARS./ THOMAS HUNT GRUBBE, OF EASTWELL, ESQQR.,/ DIED 16TH OCTOBER, 1868, AGED 76/ ELIZABETH, WIFE OF THE ABOVE AND DAUGHTER OF/ THE REVD. JACOB (...) M.A.,/ RECTOR OF WENSLEY, COUNTY OF YORK,/ SHE DIED THE 1ST OF SEPTEMBER, 1824,/ AND WILLIAM THEIR SON/ A LIEUTENANT IN H.M. 53RD REGIMENT,/ DIED IN INDIA, 27TH OCTOBER, 18(..). AGED 28/ THOMAS, THEIR ELDEST SON, DIED IN HIS INFANCY/ CATHERINE, 2ND WIFE, DAUGHTER OF SAMUEL HUGHES,/ BORN 23RD SEPTEMBER, 1809; DIED (...) JULY 1896./ WALTER HENEAGE, ELDEST SON OF THE ABOVE,/ LIEUT: ROYAL NAVY; BORN 18TH (...) 1835,/ DIED NEAR AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND (...) 1864./ HENRY GEORGE, 2ND SON, LATE CAPTAIN (...) & 47TH/ REGIMENTS: BORTH 14TH OCTOBER, 1838 (...) JUNE, 1897
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: rank,regiment,age of death,year died,relationships
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: rank,regiment,age of death,year died,relationships
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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