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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Stratford On Avon
Town
Arrow
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Seven Years' War (1756-1763)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
88243

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Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Arrow
Stratford On Avon
Warwickshire
B49 5PP
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 083 565
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large brass plaque, portrait wall mounted, incised with red cross top centre, eagle motiff in round window, top left centre, and side silohuette of a lady to right. The border surronding the text panel is highly decorative grape vines and small corsses.
Inscription
TO THE / MEMORY / OF / FIELD MARSHALL / RT HONBL HENRY SEYMOUR CONWAY / P.C. M.P. / 2ND SON OF FRANCIS 1ST LORD CONWAY / ONLY BROTHER OF 1ST MARQUIS OF HERTFORD / BORN 1720 / HE SERVED IN SEVEN YEARS WAR & COMMANDED / WITH HIGH REPUTATION / THE BRITISH FORCES IN / GERMANY IN 1761 / HE WAS IN HOUSEHOLD OF GEORGE THIRD WAS / SECRETARY OF STATE FROM 1765 TO 1768 / AND IN 1782 WAS APPOINTED COMMANDER / OF THE FORCES. / HE MARRIED CAROLINE WIDOW OF EARL OF / AILESBURY IN 1747 BY WHOM HE HAD AN / ONLY DAUGHTER ANNE MARRIED TO JOHN / ELDEST SON OF J DAMER EARL OF DORCHESTER. / HE DIED 9TH JULY 1795 AND WAS BURIED / IN THE VAULT BENEATH THIS CHURCH. / THIS TABLET IS INSRCIBED OUT OF RESPECT / TO HIS MEMORY BY / FRANCIS / M.G. / 5TH MARQUIS OF HERTFORD.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Conway, Henry Seymour
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Commemorations
  • Seven Years' War (1756-1763)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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