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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Sevenoaks
Town
Westerham
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Seven Years' War (1756-1763)
Maker
MR EDWARD BURNE-JONES (Designer)
WILLIAM MORRIS (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7 November 1909
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62172

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Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
The Green
Westerham
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN16 1AU
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 44756 54093
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stained-glass window with a brass plaque below.
Inscription
THIS WINDOW WAS ERECTED IN 1909,/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ MAJOR GENERAL JAMES WOLFE/ CONQUEROR OF QUEBEC. WHO WAS KILLED IN/ THE HOUR OF VICTORY ON SEPT. 13. 1759./ JAMES WOLFE WAS BORN IN THIS PARISH ON JAN. 2. 1727./ BAPTISED IN THIS CHURCH ON JAN. 11. 1727. AND SPENT/ THE FIRST TWELVE YEARS OF HIS LIFE IN WESTERHAM.// PRO PATRIA MORI
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Seven Years' War (1756-1763)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, date of death, place of death, manner of death, place of birth, additional.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Kent by Mee, Arthur A. Mee (1936) pp 471. The Times 8th November 1909 col 1.

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