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

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1134679

Date first listed: 03-Jul-1985

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

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Location

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

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

District: Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Mirfield

National Grid Reference: SE 21220 20368

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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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Legacy System number: 340804

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