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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newark And Sherwood
Town
Winthorpe
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths, Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814), 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
83212
Current location

All Saints Church
Gainsborough Road
Winthorpe
Newark And Sherwood
Nottinghamshire
NG24 2NR
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 81204 56362
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Pedimented stone tablet, on a base which is supported by two corbels, on a stone backboard
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF BENJAMIN HANDLEY, ESQRE OF POINTON, LINCOLNSHIRE THIRD SON OF WILLIAM HANDLEY, OF NEWARK. HE WAS BORN JANUARY 13TH 1784, ENTERED THE ARMY IN THE YEAR 1805 AND SERVED IN THE NINTH REGIMENT OF LIGHT DRAGOONS IN SOUTH AMERICA AND IN THE PENINSULA. HE WAS RETURNED MEMBER FOR BOSTON IN THE FIRST SESSION OF PARLIAMENT AFTER THE REFORM BILL AND DIED AT POINTON MAY 16TH 1858
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Handley, Benjamin
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname, forename, relationships, date of birth, date of death, place of death, additional, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, relationships, date of birth, date of death, place of death, additional, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, relationships, date of birth, date of death, place of death, additional, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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