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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Eden
Town
Lowther
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67875
Current location

On East Wall of North Aisle Chapel
St Michael's Church
road from Lowther Estate Office to Askham
Lowther
Eden
Cumbria
CA11 2PD
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 51900 24455
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass Plaque also depicting the family coat of arms and motto. The inscription is mainly in black, but some is in red.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF/COLONEL THE HONOURABLE HENRY CECIL LOWTHER/SECOND SON OF/WILLIAM FIRST EARL OF LONSDALE/AND AUGUSTA HIS WIFE/BORN 27 JULY 1790 DIED 6 DEC 1867/HE SERVED IN THE 7TH LIGHT DRAGOONS IN THE/PENINSULAR WAR UNDER SIR JOHN MOORE AND IN THE ARMY OF/OCCUPATION IN FRANCE UNDER THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON/HE WAS COLONEL OF THE ROYAL CUMBERLAND MILITIA/AND REPRESENTED THE COUNTY OF WESTMORELAND IN/PARLIAMENT 55 YEARS DYING “FATHER OF THE HOUSE/OF COMMONS�
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Lowther, Henry Cecil
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Commemorations
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, full forenames, army career, family details, dates of birth & death, details of non army career
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 935mm, width 600mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The Lowther family by Hugh Owen (1990) Pages 393-396

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