Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
  • Dedicated
    Attended by:
Not lost
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Current location

The memorial is inside the church
St Mary's and St Nicholas's Church
2 Steeple Lane
LL58 8DR

OS Grid Ref: SH 60462 76005
Denomination: Undefined

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Pentagonal white plaque in stone divided in two parts by a band. There are different inscription inside, dedicated to three family members. It is decorating by a esagonal wide border with the Turton family crest on the bottom.
"In the adjoining church - yard/ repose in peace the mortal remains of/ WILLIAM HENRY TURTON Late of tros - yr - afon,/ father to the underneath;/ who closed a life of true benevolence/ and christian virtue,/ on the 26th of july 1841 in the 78th year of his age./ "the soul of the righteous are in the handsof god" 3rd wisdom./ This humble tribute of sincere attachment/ after a union of 50 years,/ has been placed here by his affectionate widow." "Sacred to the memory of/ RICHARD TURTON,/ son of W H Turton of Beaumaris, and Barbara is wife/ Major in his Majestys 40th reclment of foot, who/ after an active service of 27 years in every/ quarter of the globe fell a victim to the climate/ of india, and died on his passage home from bombay/ on the 22nd of may 1835, aged 42 years./ I know whom i have believed and am persuaded that/ he is able to keep that which i have committed to/ him against that day. 2nd TIM. 1st chap 12th ver/ also of WILLIAM his only brother/ A Lieutenant in the same regiment who after/ being twice severely wounded; volunteering/ his services in the forlorn hope at the siege of/ san sebastian fell in the moment of victory,/ on the 2nd of SEPTr 1813, AGED 21 years./ This tablet is erected by Catherine the afflicted/ widow of Richard Turton, and the bereaved Parents/ as a tribute of affection to their memory."
Inscription legible?
Names on memorial
Turton, Richard
Turton, William
Turton, William Henry
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  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, Surname, rank, date of death, who erected the memorial, aged, place of the death
    Order of information: Forename, surname, date of death, age, rank, who erected the memorial
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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