NZ0863 : Memorial to Isaac Jackson, St Mary's Church, Ovingham

taken 4 years ago, near to Ovingham, Northumberland, Great Britain

Memorial to Isaac Jackson, St Mary's Church, Ovingham
Memorial to Isaac Jackson, St Mary's Church, Ovingham
Memorial to Isaac Jackson (1796-1862) located in churchyard c30 yards south of Church of St. Mary LinkExternal link
The monument is Grade II Listed LinkExternal link
The inscription reads:
In memory of Isaac Jackson of Wylam
A man of singular integrity and simplicity of character
and of great mechanical ingenuity

Lead plate on right return says:
Isaac Jackson, original inventor of the double
3-legged gravity escapement made for a clock for
Rbt. Stephenson in 1857.

There's some information about Isaac Jackson here:
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Date Taken
Friday, 4 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 4 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites  People, Events  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0850 6368 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.0604N 1:52.1259W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0850 6368
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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