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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Suffolk
Town
Woolpit
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
79765

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Current location

St. Mary's Church
Rectory Lane
Woolpit
Mid Suffolk
Suffolk
IP30 9QP
England

OS Grid Ref: TL97442 62479
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
five sided tablet mounted by Latin Cross
Inscription
On Cross: LORD/REMBER ME/WHEN/THOU/COMEST/INTO/THY/KINGDOM/ On Plaque: SACRED/TO THE MEMORY OF/SPENCER COBBOLD PAGE/LIEUTENANT 3RD WEST INDIA REGIMENT/WHO WAS ACCIDENTALLY KILLED/IN HIS 24TH YEAR/AT BELIZE, HONDURAS/MARCH 17TH 1857/THIS TABLET IS RAISED BY HIS VILLAGE NEIGHBOURS/IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF/HIS MANY CHRISTIAN AND SOCIAL VIRTUES/. eXTRACT FROM REGIMENTAL ORDERS CAMP JAMAICA/"HIS MEMORY WILL BE TREASURED BY THE WHOLE REGIMENT/FOR HIS DEVOTION TO THE SICK AND DYING/DURING THE FEARFUL EPEDEMIC OF YELLOW FEVER/ ON OCTOBER 1856"/ "I WAS SICK AND YE VISITED ME."//
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Page, Spencer Cobbold
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Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC

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