Thomas William Bowlby

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Reference WMO/283624


Sunderland Minster

High Street West





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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Unknown Unknown
Lettering: Unknown
  • China (19C and 20C)
About the memorial: Plaque high on the wall of the Narthex of the Church. Until 1998 the Church was called St Michael and All Angels Church/Bishopwearmouth Parish Church
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In memory/of/Thomas William Bowlby/son of the late Captain Thomas Bowlby/of the Royal Artillery/who was born at Gibraltar,/was educated at the Grange School/in this Neighbourhood/and, while fulfilling the duties of/Correspondent to the Times Newspaper/in the Chinese War of 1860/was captured by the Enemy/and, with his fellow prisoners/Died under the barbarous Treatment/of his captors/on the 25th September 1860/in the 43rd year of his age./This tablet is erected/by a body of his friends and school fellows,/as a tribute of respect and affection.

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