TWO HEADSTONES TO BENJAMIN AND ELIZABETH JESTY. 12 M NORTH OF CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1305027

Date first listed: 13-Dec-1984

Statutory Address: TWO HEADSTONES TO BENJAMIN AND ELIZABETH JESTY. 12 M NORTH OF CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS

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Location

Statutory Address: TWO HEADSTONES TO BENJAMIN AND ELIZABETH JESTY. 12 M NORTH OF CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS

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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck (District Authority)

Parish: Worth Matravers

National Grid Reference: SY 97273 77459

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History

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Details

SY 9777 WORTH MATRAVERS WORTH MATRAVERS VILLAGE

9/125 Two headstones in churchyard, to Benjamin and Elizabeth Jesty. 12 m north of Church of Saint Nicholas

- II

Two headstones. One to Benjamin Jesty, died 1816, the other to his wife Elizabeth, died 1824 - the latter with carvings of cherubs . Headstone to Benjamin Jesty inscribed "The first person known that introduced the Cow Pox by innoculation" (ie pre-dating the work of Edward Jenner). Included primarily for historic interest.

Listing NGR: SY9727477454

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 109142

Legacy System: LBS

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