Major Alexander Thistlethwayte

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Reference WMO/294576


St Peter's Church

Church Lane

West Tytherley



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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
  • 19th Century Wars
About the memorial: Wall mounted white marble tablet on black backboard. The central panel is flanked by foliage and topped by a triangular pediment. The inscription is in black capital lettering. See Comment of 1/3/2023 regarding validity as a war memorial. One of a group of family memorials moved to their present location on the north wall of this church when it replaced the original 12th/13th century church which was demolished in 1831. It is directly above the WW1 tablet.
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SACRED/ to the Cherished Memory of/ ALEXANDER THISTLEWAYTE ESQr./ Major of his Majesty's/ 2nd Regt. of Foot/ and only Son of the/ Revd. ALEXANDER THISTLEWAYTE/ and of CAROLINE his wife/ who died of the yellow fever/ at Berbice on the/ 22nd of December/ 1820 Aged 31

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