The wall monument to Thomas Hughes and a large wooden chest with iron strapwork, in the north transept of St Mary's Church

Date:
1937
Location:
St Mary's Church, Uffington, Vale Of White Horse, Oxfordshire
Reference:
AA63/04494
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

Thomas Hughes, author, MP and judge was born in Uffington in 1822. He is best known for his novel ‘Tom Brown’s School Days’, published in 1857, but was also elected to parliament in the 1860s and 1870s, first for Lambeth and then Frome. Additionally he became Queen’s Counsel in 1869 and was appointed to a county court judgeship in 1882.

Content

This is part of the Collection: NMR07 NMR Accessioned Negatives - Catalogued

Rights

Source: Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Wight, Marjory L

Keywords

Parish Church, Victorian Commemorative Monument