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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lancaster
Town
Lancaster
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68853
Current location

south wall at entrance to South east Chapel
St Mary's Church-The Priory Church
top of Church Street behind the Castle
Lancaster
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 1YX
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 47339 61940
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Alabaster Memorial commemorates the memory of his father James Hansbrow, who was the Governor of Lancaster Castle. Also commemorated is his second son (George)
Inscription
...ALSO OF/GEORGE SECOND SON OF THE ABOVE, /ASSISTANT SURGEON IN THE HON E I C SERVICE/, WHO FELL, ONE OF THE FIRST SUFFERERS IN THE INDIAN MUTINY, /HEROICALLY SACRIFICING HIMSELF TO HIS DUTY/ AT BAREILLY N.W.P. ON THE 1ST DAY OF JUNE 1857/ IN THE 35TH YEAR OF HIS AGE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hansbrow, George
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Commemorations
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, age, date of death, manner of death, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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