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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Lectern or desk
District
Carlisle
Town
Carlisle
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Terrorist Acts
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1899
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70542

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Current location

east end of quire
south side
Carlisle Cathedral
Castle Street
Carlisle
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA3 8TZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 39886 55953
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Christ Church
    Ivegill
    Carlisle
    Cumbria
    CA4 0PA
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NY 41923 43308
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Brass eagle style Lectern
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/JAMES ROBERT PHILLIPS/DEPUTY CONSUL GENERAL OF THE NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE/WHO FELL IN AMBUSCHE/WHEN ON AN EMBASSAGE OF PEACE TO BENIN CITY/4TH JANUARY 1897/AGED 33/�BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH�
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Phillips, James Robert
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Commemorations
  • Terrorist Acts
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Lectern
    Measurements: depth 300mm, height 1680mm, width 620mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • for faculty see document reference PR 67/9 at Carlisle Archive Centre

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