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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
East Cambridgeshire
Town
Ely
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Crimean War (1853-1856)
Maker
Clayton & Bell (Makers)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
87293

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Current location

The window is in the south choir aisle
level with the high altar.
Ely Cathedral
Ely
East Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
CB7 4LB
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 54164 80255
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
It is a 4 light stained glass window, there are 3 scenes in each light giving12 scenes in all. The top row is the parable of the vineyard (Matthew 21:33, in the midlle row the parable of the talents and in the bottom row the parable of the wheat and the tares.
Inscription
IN MEM. HEN. ASTLEY SPARKE QUI CECIDIT IN ARMIS BALACLAVA OCT: XXV.AD.MDCCCLIV Translates as: In memory of Henry Astley Sparke who fell in action at Balaclava 25 October 1854
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Sparke, Henry Astley
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Commemorations
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, manner of death, place of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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