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Photograph by: Peter Fairweather.
Photograph: Peter Fairweather
UK06

Abbey Church of St Mary and St Botolph.

Thorney Abbey.

Cambridgeshire.

The Abbey Church of St Mary and St Botolph.
An obelisk on top of a square box on a plinth all of which is cast Iron. Each side of the box contains an inscription cast in raised letters to members of the Cherrington-Bailey Family. The whole stands approximately 6ft 6 inches high and is signed Stanley. Peterborough. As can be seen in the photograph it is in a very precarious condition.

East side:

IN MEMORY OF RICHARD WILLIAM THE BELOVED SON OF RICHARD CHERRINGTON AND MARY BALEY. WHO DIED APRIL 27TH 1885 IN THE 37TH YEAR OF HIS AGE.

West side:-

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF MARY THE AFFECTIONATE WIFE OF RICHARD CHERRINGTON BALEY. WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE MARCH 29TH 1849, IN THE 36TH YEAR OF HER AGE.
North side:-
IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF RICHARD CHERRINGTON BALEY WHO DIED MAY 29TH 1888 IN HIS 76TH YEAR.
SOUTH SIDE:-
IN LOVING MEMORY OF SUSANNA USILL THE SECOND WIFE OF RICHARD CHERRINGTON BALEYWHO DIED SEPT. 26TH 1903 IN THE 86TH YEAR OF HER AGE.
PEACE, PERFECT PEACE

 

 

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