Captain Ambrose William Barcroft
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- Stone Marble
- American Revolution (1776-1783)
- Revolutionary/Napoleonic (1792-1815)
- 18th Century Wars
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TO THE MEMORY OF/ CAPTAIN AMBROSE WILLIAM BARCROFT/ OF THE 63RD REGT INTERRED AT WYKE, HE HAVING/ AFTER A LIFE PASSED IN ARDUOUS SERVICE/ IN AMERICA, THE WEST INDIES AND HOLLAND/ PERISHED BY SHIPWRECK WITH 10 OTHER/ OFFICERS, 215 SOLDIERS AND SEAMEN ON/ PORTLAND BEACH AT THE AGE OF 36 ON THE/ 18TH OF NOVEMBER 1795/ ALSO IN MEMORY OF/ JOHN BARCROFT OF BRADFORD ESQRE/ 28TH DECR 1799 AGED 35/ AND IN GRATEFUL AND AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF/ MARY BARCROFT, BORN 12RG SEPR 1766, DIED 21ST JUNE 1830/ MARTHA BARCROFT BORN 1TH JULY 1757 DIED 23RD MAY 1839/ BARBARA BARCROFT BORN 20TH OCTR BORN 20TH OCTR 1762 DIED 11TH FEBR 1841/ AND OF THE LAST SURVIVING SISTER OF THE FAMILY/ HERE COMMEMORATED, ELLEN WIDOW OF JONATHAN MOON ESQUIRE WHO DIED/ ON THE 9TH FEBRUARY 1852 AGED 86 YEARS/ TRULY LOVED AND MOST DEEPLY AND WORTHILY REGRETTED/ THE ABOVE WERE SIX OF THE SONS AND DAUGHTERS/ OF JOHN BARCROFT ESQRE AND HIS WIFE ELIZABETH/ DAUGHTER AND CO-HEIRESS OF HIS COUSIN/ "BLESSED ARE THE DEAD WHICH DIED IN THE LORD"