Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Kesteven
Town
Anwick
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
88453

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Previous locations
  • St Edith's Church
    Church Street
    Anwick
    North Kesteven
    Lincolnshire
    NG34 9SS
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TF 11451 50643
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
White marble tablet on a slate background.
Inscription
In Memory of / Alfred Angelo Ashington / Midshipman Royal Navy, second and beloved / Son of Henry and Frances Denton Ashington / born 3rd Decembe r 1852. He was lost in the / 18th year of his age in H.M.S. Captain which / foundered of Cape Finisterre on the morning / of the 7th September 1870. / "Y ea speedily was he taken away, lest that / wickedness should alter his understandimg, / or deceit beguile his soul." / "Fathe r, not my will, but thine, be done." [Makers Bennison, Sleaford.]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashington, Akfred Angelo
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Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 820mm, width 1020mm
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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