Armstrong/Ingledew Fenison Tombstone, C10m East of Church of St. Cuthbert - Marton - List Entry

  • Description

    "Tombstone, 1812, of Robert Armstrong, James Ingledew and Joseph Fenison. .... flanked by winged angel heads. Worn epitaph records the above 3 men were killed on 11th October, 1812 by entering a well filled with "carbonic acid gas or fixed air", and 'From this unhappy accident, let others take warning not to venture into wells without first trying whether a candle will burn in them, if the candle burns to the bottom they may be entered with safety'...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 5 months ago
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