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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Copeland
Town
Gosforth
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70391
Current location

at north end of east boundary wall of churchyard
near the old hearse house
St Mary's Church
Netherwasdale Road
Gosforth
Copeland
Cumbria
CA20 1AZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 07215 03582
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Part of gravestone embedded in boundary wall
Inscription
And of RICHARD the Son of the above RICHARD & MARY WALTON/who was lost near St Domingo on Board His Majesty’s ship/the Lark on the 3rd day of August 1809 in the 39th Year of his age. John the only surviving son has caused this Small Inscription/to be cut in commemoration of his departed Brother
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Walton, Richard
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Commemorations
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, manner of death, date of death, age, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth inset, height 350mm, width 1170mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
This was part of a larger family gravestone until this end of the churchyard was cleared for modern burials (re-use) in the mid 20th century. This part of the stone was saved for its historical value-the remainder was scrapped
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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