William Norford father to Captain Henry Norford and Lieutenant James Norford

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Reference WMO252882

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St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Angel Hill

Angel Hill

Bury St Emunds

Bury St Emunds

IP33 1LS

England

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Status: Unknown
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • 19th Century Wars
About the memorial: The memorial can be found in the South Aisle just outside the Lady Chapel. It's a memorial to William Norford who is the father of Lieutenant James and Captain Henry, both named on the memorial. It talks about William then goes on to say Of his Children by his second wife consisting of 7 Sons and 3 Daughters Thomas,M.D. the eldest, James, Lieutenant in the Royal Navy, and Henry, Captain in his Majesty's seventy-sixth Regiment. Were prematurely cut off at the ages of 27,29 and 26. But not before they had given the most flattering promise of eminence in their Respective Professions. To Henry, who was killed, after having greatly signalized himself in an Action with Holkar, at Deeg in the East Indies; and whose death deprived his widowed mother of that consolation and support which she enjoyed from his filial attentions. His brother officers paid a very honourable tribute of their respect for his Gallantry as a Soldier, and his amiable qualities as a Man. By subscribing for a monument to his memory, near the spot on which he fell.
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James Norford Henry Norford

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