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RAISED GRAVE SLAB TO WRAITH FAMILY, 15 YARDS TO SOUTH WEST OF TOWEROF OLD CHURCH OF ST MARY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: RAISED GRAVE SLAB TO WRAITH FAMILY, 15 YARDS TO SOUTH WEST OF TOWEROF OLD CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1134679

Location

RAISED GRAVE SLAB TO WRAITH FAMILY, 15 YARDS TO SOUTH WEST OF TOWEROF OLD CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Kirklees

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Mirfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Jul-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 340804

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Details

MIRFIELD UD CHURCH LANE SE 22 SW (Mirfield)

2/117 Raised grave slab to Wraith family, 15 yards to S.W. of Tower of Old Church of St. Mary

G.V. II

Grave slab on low stone plinth. Circa 1847. Stone slab in memory of John Wraith d.1817, Mary Wraith d.1829, James Wraith aged 77, and Anne Wraith, 2nd wife of above aged 65 all of Water Royd House. An inscription follows: "The above aged couple with their servant girl were murdered in their own house on 12th May 1847 about 10 o'clock at noon by 2 Irishmen named Patrick Reid and Michael McCabe who travelled the neighbourhood selling small wares. Reid was executed at York and McCabe was transported for life for the above crime." Two further members of the Wraith family are named.

Listing NGR: SE2122020368

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National Grid Reference: SE 21220 20368

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